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Living Local

Living Local: Joining God Annual Report for 2018

This past year has been very busy as we have continued our work in the last year of the Diocese of Maine’s participation in the Living Local: Joining God (LL:JG) process with three other dioceses. In January, the Guiding Team and the Vestry participated in a diocese-wide webinar with the consultant Alan Roxburg.  There was…

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Holyoke Neighborhood Garden: Oh, How does our Garden grow?

July 29, 2018  Garden plugs along. We will have our next Food Access Committee meeting at St. Pat’s August 9 from 11-1. There will be a Pot Luck and much discussion about harvesting and preserving techniques. There are 7 apartment gardens, 2 church/neighborhood gardens, 1 garden at Food AND Medicine, and the Brewer Community Garden…

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Living Local: Joining God-Dwelling in the Word, Listening, Observing & Listening

St. Patrick’s Parish over the past 19 months has gone through the invitation process to becoming fully active within the Living Local: Joining God process in the Diocese of Maine. Living Local: Joining God was presented to the 13 participating parishes as a process with several interlocking phases: Dwelling in the Word, Listening to Our…

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Living Local Guiding Team and Vestry Hosted a lovely Lunch after Church on Sunday, September 17

Thanks for a wonderful Harvest lunch. The Harvest lunch was hosted on Sunday, September 17 at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church by our Living Local Guiding team: Pat Blethen, Maryann Perry, Peg Olson, Jane Harburger, and their team coach-Tom. The lunch was prepared by the vestry members. Special thanks to our Junior Warden Pete Perry. The…

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