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It is Lent!

Dear Friends, On March 1st, we began our Lenten journey with the observance of Ash Wednesday. Traditional liturgies for the day focus on the brevity of life and remind worshippers that they came from dust and will soon enough return … Continue reading

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This Sunday’s Sermon as well as the Full Service for You!

The Third Sunday in Lent Sermon by Saint Francis by the Sea Rector, The Rev. Claudia Wyatt Smith on March 19, 2017: The Saint Francis by the Sea Full 10 am service on March 19, 2017, the Third Sunday in … 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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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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The Three L’s of Lent

Embracing a Life of Meaning is the title of this year’s Ecumenical Lenten Lunch and Learn program. Drawing on the wisdom of best-selling author Kathleen Norris providing her unique viewpoint through short video presentations, the group will look more closely … Continue reading

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A Life Hack for Faith and Action

At a time when many are discerning how to live-out their faith in their daily lives, the current Adult Form is looking to the teachings of Jesus for guidance by reading together Fr. John Dear’s newest book titled The Beatitudes … Continue reading

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Bishop Lane’s Post Election Message

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A St. Francis Splash for Young Swimmers

The 2016 St. Francis Fair was a super success!  Thanks to all the hard work by so many volunteers especially our Fair Partner Nichol’s Day Camps and received a sizable portion of the net income to help fund scholarships to … Continue reading

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St. Francis Going To The Dogs

Or more accurately, Dogs going to St. Francis for the 2016 Blessing of the Animals on October 2nd right after the 10am service. And then we moved outside for the Blessing of The Animals by our St. Francis by the … Continue reading

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If They Build It.. You Will Be Warmer

During the last week of September St. Francis by the Sea took part in this year’s Window Dresser’s “build”.  Volunteers from around the Blue Hill Peninsula put the finishing touches on the window inserts, or “inside storm windows” as some … Continue reading

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