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Mission Christmas Program Enters Busiest Week

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Jillian is active on the Mission’s Downeast Campus whenever, it seems, she’s not traveling as Steward aboard the Sunbeam. Her activities include helping get wrapped Christmas presents from Point A to Points B, C, D, E, F, G, etc. This is the Mission’s busiest week for the Christmas Program. With two-thirds of…

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Winter Reminiscing – Jillian Meets the Isle au Haut Snowman

ISLE AU HAUT — From Sunbeam steward, Jillian. “It is last winter and I’m posing with my new friend in front of the Isle au Haut school. I asked Douglas to take the photo because this snowman sculpture made by Billie Barter instantly charmed me. He made it as a gift for the school children.”…

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Restocking the Sunbeam Galley

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — From Jillian today – “Here’s a photo I took of unpacking and restocking the galley after the refit. Feels so good to settle-in aboard the Sunbeam.” Such heartwarming news. Thank you, Jillian. P.S. Love the portable radio by the porthole.

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Island Flu Shots, Cookies, and Granola

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — With the Sunbeam back in service, it’s good to see photos and read notes from the boat’s crew at work among unbridged Maine islands. Jillian, the Sunbeam Steward, sent this photo, saying, “[Sunbeam Engineer] Storey giving Douglas and Sharon — with more flu shots — a ride onto Monhegan in the…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Neighbors Meg and Bob

It’s Thank you Thursday. Today’s shout out of Mission love goes to DETOP participants Meg and Bob. Sunbeam steward Jillian is eager to thank Downeast neighbors Meg and Bob for, over the years, always wanting to share produce with her, and at the Mission Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP) community supper. Before Covid-19, every Sunday…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Bayside Shop ‘n Save

It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to the retail supermarket Bayside Shop ‘n Save in Milbridge. Ask Mission staff working throughout the front lines of any and all of our food security services and programs. Their responses are always glowing and succinct. Case in point: Jillian, who is a…

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A Portrait of Jillian

BAR HARBOR, ME — Whether she is serving as Sunbeam (and Moonbeam) Steward, or helping direct several activities at the Weald Bethel Community Center, and the Food Pantry, Jillian is known all over for her warmth, her patience, kindness, artistic abilities, and as a chef extraordinaire. Viewers can get hints of all that in this…

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Jillian’s Rainbow – Mission Work from Home

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Jillian sends this work from home photo, writing, “I’ve been tasked with painting a rainbow for the food pantry which is bringing me joy this fine sunny morning.” She is Steward aboard the Sunbeam and Moonbeam. Jillian is also involved in many activities at our Downeast Campus in Cherryfield. Looks good, Jillian.

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Jillian’s Roadside Inspiration – How Can We Do Good Today?

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Jillian, who serves as Steward aboard the Sunbeam, and is quite active in Mission activities at our Downeast Campus, has also a soft spot for uplifting quotes on road signs. In fact, the Weald Bethel Community Center inner walls on the Downeast Campus were once adorned with an exhibit of Jillian’s photo…

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