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Christmas IS Coming!

Dear friends, I always feels a bit out of sync at this time of year because when the rest of the world is putting up decorations and singing Christmas carols enter any Episcopal church and you’ll experience a decidedly more … Continue reading

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Christmas Service Schedule

Sunday, December 24, Last Sunday in Advent Eucharist with no music at 10:00 am Sunday, December 24, Christmas Eve Service at 5:00 pm Christmas Eve Pot-Luck Dinner following  the Service Christmas Day Service, Monday, December 25 service with be a … Continue reading

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This Sunday’s Sermon and Full Service for You! * 12/10/17

The Second Sunday of Advent December 10, 2017 10 am Sermon by Saint Francis by the Sea Rector, The Rev. Claudia Wyatt Smith: The Second Sunday of Advent December 10, 2017  full service from St. Francis by the Sea: *Just … Continue reading

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A Surprise in Church???

It can happen!!   On Sunday November 12, 2017 the Rector St. Francis by the Sea Blue Hill, Maine the Rev. Claudia Wyatt Smith was serenaded by the Sunday School Singers under the direction of organist Lorna Russell. It was part … Continue reading

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How to deal?? Pray!

That is the recommendation of the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. In the wake of the deadly shooting at the First Baptist Church, Sutherland Springs, Texas The Most Reverend Michael B. Curry says, “We pray for those who suffer … Continue reading

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Helping Heal Hurricane Hurts

When disaster strikes many of us want to help in some way. Presiding Bishop The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry reminds us not to send food, clothing or other items because affected dioceses have limited or no capacity to receive, … Continue reading

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Where do we go from here: chaos or community?

In this video Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry shares his thoughts and prayers about the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the interesting timing of the readings of Scripture Episcopalians heard this Sunday. Updated Resources | Episcopal Church … Continue reading

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Behind The Scenes — The Unsung Heroes

Holy Moly it’s the Holy Mowers. By Terri Stephens Smith One of the things that makes the local church a success is the volunteers that take a special interest in blessing the church with their talents and time. We wish … Continue reading

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How Did The 2017 St. Francis Fair Do?

Fair co-chairs Mary Hartley and Nancy Doane were happy to share the news during a packed 10 am day after the fair service.: Congratulations to the more than 200 volunteers who made the Fair possible and all those who donated … Continue reading

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27 Years and Counting

It was a somewhat gloomy start to the 27th St. Francis Fair held this year on August 12th at the Blue Hill Fairgrounds. Despite the fog and drizzle (OK, rain at times) the crowds came. For more than a quarter … Continue reading

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