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  • May 25, 2017

    United Way of Eastern Maine Awards $6000 for Let's Eat

    Funds will provide monthly Community Meals

    UNITED WAY OF EASTERN MAINE AWARDS VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND $6000 FOR FOOD SECURITY FOR SENIORS FMI: William Browning, 373-1140 MAY 23, 2017 | Brunswick, ME – United Way of Eastern Maine has partnered with Volunteers of America with a grant for $6000 ($3000 a year for two years) to provide food security for seniors in Penobscot and Waldo counties.

  • May 22, 2017

    Holy Indwelling Mystery

    prayer for our week

    Holy One, Holy Mystery, you whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere – unbounded by time and space, above and below, within and without – bless your Creation, bless this moment in time as we seek to see with eyes unblinded that which is everywhere around us.

  • May 22, 2017

    Cabin in the Woods Groundbreaking: A Great Day

    Celebrating Years of Work on a Perfect Day

    It was finally Friday, May 19, the day before Armed Services Day. It was the day for our Groundbreaking Celebration for Cabin in the Woods. The weather was perfect

  • May 15, 2017

    Prayer for Mothering

    prayer for our week

    O God, we all need a mother's love in our lives. Sometimes that love comes from a mother (birth mother, foster mother, step mother, adoptive mother). Sometimes the love comes from another mothering figure...a grandmother, a sister, a mentor, a friend.

  • May 12, 2017

    Yelp Helps Again and Again!

    Fay Garman House, May 2017

    Yelp does it again and again! Here are some wonderful words from Amanda, a championship Yelper, talking about their day on Peaks Island. "What an amazing day in the misty fog! The Gods must have known we were there to work and not get drenched because the downpour literally started as we were boarding the ferry back to Portland.

  • May 11, 2017

    A Week Away!

    Michael Coon and Bill Browning of our External Relations team proudly held up a banner today in Chelsea at the site of our new project, Cabin in the Woods which will provide permanent housing for veterans and their families.

  • May 11, 2017

    Washington Academy Announces Camp POSTCARD is a Winner

    Students choose Camp for JMG charity award

    In February, we were honored to be invited to participate in Washington Academy's Jobs for Maine Grads "Jumpstart Our Youth" grant competition.

  • May 9, 2017

    Scenes from our National Conference 2017

    Our Leadership Travels to Texas

    Scenes from the National Conference held this year in Dallas Texas:

  • May 8, 2017

    Just the Way we Are

    prayer for our week

    O God, you know our heart; our weakness; our good intentions; our determinations and those times when we just want to pull the covers over our head and not face the week ahead.

  • May 1, 2017

    Life is a Gift

    prayer for our week

    O God, great Mystery of Life and Universe, we bow in humble awareness that life is truly a gift. Remind us today that gratitude should be our daily prayer. For another day behind us we are grateful for time well lived. For the clean slate of another week ahead we offer it in service and care.