CHERRYFIELD, ME — Downeast Campus Facilities and Housing Rehabilitation Manager Scott Shaw sends exciting news of one of the Mission’s best loved, most often used, buildings.
“Here are pics of the original Weald Bethel Chapel part of the current Weald Bethel Community Center getting a new roof. The other Community Center sections are new. This new roof assures the structure is sound for many years to come,” writes Scott Shaw.
Learn more about the Weald Bethel Community Center.
CHERRYFIELD, ME — Another thank you to ‘Sunbeam V’ Steward Jillian for shooting and sharing this photo of “our community supper dish crew” from last Sunday’s Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP).
“Everyone loved the squash soup, roasted beets and beautiful vibrant purple slaw grown by Geri. She hooked us up with bounty from her root cellar,” Jillian reports.
The Weald Bethel Community Center at the Mission’s Downeast Campus, Cherryfield, ME holds a DETOP community supper every Sunday. During winter months, harsh weather may cause a DETOP cancellation, but such cancellations are R-A-R-E and posted on the Downeast Campus Facebook page.
You learn more about DETOP online here, or you can experience it yourself Sunday.
CHERRYFIELD, ME — Thank you to Downeast Campus Facilities Manager Scott Shaw for these photos taken at the Campus’s Weald Bethel Community Center on a recent Open Mic night. “The Open Mic has been gaining momentum and has quite the eclectic group of musicians attending,” said Scott Shaw. ”Everything from Spoken word, to Sea Shanty’s to some good old Rock and Roll.
The event has also brought out a contingency of cribbage players (shown here in one photo) to kick those cabin fever blues and listen to some live music!
Musician’s are encouraged to bring their instruments to the Weald Bethel Community Center Open Mic nights every Wednesday, 6-8 pm.
Cheryl Brown is a volunteer with the Mission Backpack Program and Christmas Program.
Brian Stewart, a local musician who plays in a band called Cole Creek.
This young man, Tyler, traveled from Machias to perform at our Open Mic night.
Mark is also a volunteer at our Downeast Table of Plenty (DETOP) community suppers.
Open Mic co-host Steve Hartley (LH) on banjo, is a also a big part of DETOP. Paul (RH) plays here at Joan’s Coffee House on Fridays.
CHERRYFIELD, ME — “Great turnout and lots of talent at Open Mic last night,” reports the Mission’s Downeast Campus Facilities Manager Scott Shaw. “Steve Hartley and I host the Open Mic at the new Weald Bethel Community Center on Wednesdays (excluding December 26th). We have christened our new sound system. It is a perfect fit for our space!” says Scott Shaw.
Scott sent these photos of performers at the Open Mic maiden voyage. Thank you to all the performers for helping make this community event a success.