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He Is Risen Indeed!

Dear friends, I write this at a time when here in Maine we have been blessed with a number of springtime days with abundant sun, warm temperatures and blooming crocuses. After a cold and snowy winter the joy of these … Continue reading

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2nd Sunday of Easter Sermon and Full Service for You

The Saint Francis by the Sea Full 10 am Second Sunday of Easter service. The Second Sunday of Easter 10 am Sermon by Saint Francis by the Sea Rector, The Rev. Claudia Wyatt Smith:Audio Player   

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Easter Sunday Sermon and Full Service for You

The Easter Morning 10 am Sermon by Saint Francis by the Sea Rector, The Rev. Claudia Wyatt Smith: The Saint Francis by the Sea Full 10 am Easter Morning service, including The Sunday School Singers:

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Easter Vigil Service and Sermon for You

The St. Francis by the Sea Easter Vigil service begins in darkness as the new light of Christ’s radiance is ignited marking Jesus’ passing over from death to life. It is by this light that the sacred story of God’s … Continue reading

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The Good Friday Ecumenical Service of The Stations of the Cross commemorating Jesus’ crucifixion.

This solemn  service was led by: The Rev. Doug Drown,  the North Sedgwick Baptist Church Rev. Gary Brinn, First Congregational Church of Blue Hill The Rev. Claudia Wyatt Smith, St. Francis by the Seat Episcopal Church Lorna Russell, Organist  

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Maundy Thursday Sermon and Full Service for You

The Monday Thursday Sermon by Lay Preacher Heather Ford, April 13, 2017: The Maundy Thursday 7 pm Service was celebrated by Saint Francis by the Sea Rector, The Rev. Claudia Wyatt Smith:

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This Palm Sunday’s Sermon and Full Service for You!

The April 9, 2017, Palm Sunday Sermon by guest preacher, the executive director of Camp Bishopswood, Mike Douglas.  Located in the beautiful woods of mid-coast Maine, Bishopswood is an Episcopal coed overnight camp affordable and open to all youths ages … Continue reading

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A Special Lenten Tradition

At the Ash Wednesday services, Rev. Claudia Smith explained the huge copper bowl at the Baptismal Font:

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Warming relations over a long distance!

by Bob Publicover, St. Francis by the Sea Senior Warden Last fall a group of Maine Episcopalians from a dozen congregations (including St. Francis) traveled to Israel and Palestine. The Episcopal Peace Fellowship (EPF)/Diocese of Maine pilgrimage was and is focused … Continue reading

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There’s Snow Business Like Snow Business…

What do you do with Fresh Snow?? The Sunday School Children of St. Francis by the Sea in Blue Hill, Maine make Snow-women!

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