The New Northeast

tracking the Spirit in the Episcopal Diocese of Maine

St. Andrew’s Newcastle

Two (two!) UTO grants awarded to Maine focus on children

The diocesan office received great news this week with the notice that not one but both of the United Thank Offering (UTO) grants submitted by Maine congregations will be awarded funding in 2013. St. Andrew’s, Newcastle, and St. Philip’s, Wiscasset, will receive $13,625 to support “Food for Thought: Feeding Students in Lincoln County.” The Cathedral…

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Maine’s own saint: Commemorating Frances Perkins

The week Frances Perkins’ plaque went back up (and her name was restored to a meeting room) at the Maine Department of Labor, seems to be a fitting week to commemorate her feast day in the Episcopal Church’s new calendar of special observances. Loving God, we bless your Name for Frances Perkins, who lived out…

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