Tag: Frenchboro

Frenchboro Christmas Service – Carols, Pageant, Chaos, and Joy

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — On Friday, December 20th, The Moonbeam, crew (Storey, Jillian, & Douglas), and two special guests – Mission President John Zavodny and Communications Associate Hunter Billings – traveled to Frenchboro through some rough seas and cold to offer a Christmas service, including a Nativity pageant. All of the Frenchboro children and almost…

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‘Moonbeam’ Brings Crew Home Safe After ‘Lovely’ Work Day on Frenchboro

FRENCHBORO, ME — Island Health Services Director Sharon Daley, RN sends this photo of “Captain Storey [King] and Rosie picking up Sharon Daley, Steward Jillian, and [Island Outreach Director] Douglas Cornman after a lovely night on Frenchboro.” Moonbeam, shown here, is the Mission’s temporary replacement boat while the Sunbeam V is out of the water…

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When the Mission Partnered to Help Conserve Two-Thirds of Frenchboro

Portland Press Herald — Hiking: A long-anticipated hike on Frenchboro was worth the wait June 9, 2019 — By Carey Kish In the late 1990s, roughly two-thirds of [Frenchboro], was listed for sale. [C]oncerned island residents forged a partnership with the Maine Coast Heritage Trust, the Island Institute and the Maine Seacoast Mission to conserve…

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Frenchboro Island Community Braves Cold for Bingo

February 10, 2018 — The Sunbeam cruised to Frenchboro last night. Islanders and crew gathered in the garage of the Community Building to play a couple of lively games of BINGO. Here is a photo of me calling out numbers to the players. There aren’t a lot of opportunities for communities to gather together on…

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Admiring the Morning Light on Frenchboro Island

FRENCHBORO, Me — A photographer traveling with the Sunbeam in January 2018 took advantage of the spectacular morning light streaming through the Frenchboro Congregational Church windows. In this photo, Island Outreach Director Douglas Cornman is honoring the photographer’s request to stand in the light for some picture taking. The Frenchboro Congregational Church hosts an annual…

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Sunbeam V Full of Passengers for Frenchboro Lobster Festival

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — The Frenchboro Lobster Dinner festival was wonderful, despite the rainy morning. The event was not as well attended because of the weather, but the church council and other event organizers remained optimistic and ever cheerful that the proceeds will cover the church’s annual expenses. It goes without saying that the lobster and…

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Sunbeam V Brings Ellsworth Dental Team to Frenchboro

Bar Harbor, ME — Island Health director Sharon Daley sent this  July 3, 2017 note with a photo by Island Outreach director Douglas Cornman: “The Sunbeam took this dental team to Frenchboro last Friday. It is Dr Oh who runs Caring Hands of Maine Dental Center of Ellsworth, Maine.

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Sunbeam V Christmas Cruise 2016: A Beautiful, Life-Affirming Whirlwind

Director of Island Outreach Douglas Cornman sent this report and photos from the Sunbeam V‘s Christmas Cruise 2016: The Sunbeam V and crew cruised to three islands in just over twenty four hours this week, to offer Christmas Services to the islands’ year-round communities. The communities of Frenchboro and Isle au Haut were visited on…

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Sunbeam V Christmas Cruises This Week to Maine Islands

The Sunbeam V is making a few Christmas Cruises to Maine islands this week. Director of Island Outreach Douglas Cornman sent these cruise details. ===== Who: Mike, Storey, Jillian, Douglas and the communities of Frenchboro, Isle au Haut, and Matinicus What: The Sunbeam’s annual Christmas Cruise. What is included in the service will vary depending on…

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