maine sea coast mission. Transforming lives across Downeast Maine
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Maine Seacoast Mission brings islanders care by boat

At noon on a sunny December day, the Sunbeam, flagship of the Maine Seacoast Mission, pulls into the harbor at Matinicus Island. Islanders on the dock wave, then call out to the crew of the 75-foot steel-hulled boat. Captain Michael Johnson and engineer Storey King secure the vessel while adults and children stream aboard.

Read more on the Boston Globe's website

From The Working Waterfront

Maine Seacoast Mission stays modern, reaches eastern coast

Think of it as a floating community center. Hot coffee and a hearty breakfast are still served aboard Sunbeam V, the Maine Seacoast Mission's 75-foot long vessel which provides hospitality and fellowship to those living on Maine's Midcoast and Downeast islands. That part of the mission's story has been told many times.

Read more on the Island Institute’s website


Art club has boys quilting up a storm

GOULDSBORO — Hunter Davis, 10, of Winter Harbor carefully fed his fabric through the sewing machine, stitching a strip of colorful quilt squares together.Beside him, Ren Salisbury, 9, of Steuben was joining his strips together with straight pins.What is noteworthy about this Schoodic Arts for All after-school class is that all of the students are boys. One recent afternoon, there were seven of them humming away at their sewing machines in the Combs Studio in Prospect Harbor.

Read more on the Ellsworth American's website

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