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Sign Up for the Mission’s Christmas Program

Sign Up for the Mission’s Christmas Program

Santa and Mrs. Claus delivering the Mission's presents by boat! A gift from the Seacoast Mission with its white parchment paper wrapping tied with red string has been a welcome addition under the tree for many Downeast families. Applications for the Mission's...

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“The Island Reader” Goes to the Library of Congress

“The Island Reader” Goes to the Library of Congress

Volume One (2006) Volume 16 (2022) In 2006, a thinly bound, black and white collection of pages was stapled together, and copies were given out. Inside the cover, beautifully crafted poetry, stories, and artwork leapt off the page. What today looks strikingly similar...

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Need Fuels Visits to Mission’s Food Pantry

Need Fuels Visits to Mission’s Food Pantry

Beginning in October of 2021, Megan Smith, Food Security and Sustainability Programs Coordinator, started seeing familiar faces more often at the Mission’s food pantry. As everyday costs, such as home heating oil and rent continue to rise, many must adjust their...

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Fall Events on the Downeast Campus

Fall Events on the Downeast Campus

Community dinners, yoga, open mic nights, and more are happening at Weald Bethel in Cherryfield this fall and winter. These programs are all open to the public.   “I always feel that Fall is a season of renewal and rejuvenation, so it's fitting that we are...

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Providing Turkeys to Washington County

Providing Turkeys to Washington County

Thanksgiving came a little early last week at the Bayside Market Milbridge as Mission staff members, volunteers and students in the Journey program collected donations for Healthy Acadia’s Turkey-a-Thon. Dressed up in their turkey finery (as well as a few other fruits...

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