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Outreach 2018 Year in Review

St. Patrick’s Outreach Committee works to meet the needs of those in our local community as well as those needs within our own Parish family. Outreach is an extremely active and busy committee! Here is a list of some of what we’ve been up to!   The committee meets on the third Sunday of every month…

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New Connections Art Exhibit by Citizens of Maine in the Shamrock Gallery Now through September 30th

 Artful Spirit Connection  Presents “New Connections” art exhibit Citizens of Maine is an organization committed to providing caring support for adults with intellectual differences enabling our members to lead enriched lives in the home and community.                  Now showing in the downstairs Shamrock Gallery        …

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Artful Spirit Connection Collecting Art Supplies for Kids’ Art Kits Now through August 31, 2019

Artful Spirit Connection is collecting art supplies to fill art kits (large decorative paper bags).  We are need of those as well (at least 75 t0 100). This is an outreach to families in the Brewer area. Kids will have the opportunity to decorate their  kits and then fill them with selected art items of…

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Artful Spirit Connection 2018-Year in Review

In 2018, Artful Spirit Connection entered its second year of its diocesan grant.  Artful Spirit kicked off the Lenten season with images and drawings by Bill Lagerstrom and Paula Baines to decorate the bulletin covers during Lent. Paula Baines provided pastel posters for the Easter Season exhibit for Art in the Sacred Space. A second…

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Artful Spirit Connection Hosts Kelly Ann Neptune Photo Exhibit in June 2019-mid-July

Artful Spirit Connection hosts Kelly Ann Neptune’s Photo Exhibit in June 2019. The exhibit will run through July 15.  The exhibit will be hung up during the first week of June in the Shamrock Room at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 21 Holyoke Street, Brewer, Maine. Some of you may know Kelly through her guest appearances…

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Caring for Neighbors Near and Far (Outreach Lent 2019)

  Outreach is sponsoring two opportunities, one that is local and one that is international, for giving during Lent: Donations to local shelter Hope Rising that assists sex trafficing victims. Gift card to Hannaford or a gas card to help the program’s graduates. Second option is to give to Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD). 

Fill the Camel’s Basket for Outreach’s Advent 2018 Blessing Bags Project

Jesus said that what we do for others, we do for him. During the  Advent Season, Outreach will be collecting materials to make Blessing Bags for homeless people in the greater Bangor/ Brewer area, as well as collecting $5 gift cards to local hot beverage establishments. Please help fill the camel’s pack basket with personal…

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Give a Blessing…As in A Blessing Bag to Those in Need

As an Advent Outreach Project, St. Patrick’s Outreach committee will collect items for two different Blessing bags for those in need. A list of items needed for each bag will be presented on the first Sunday of Advent. Stay tuned.   

Artful Spirit Connection Gave Out 60 Plus Art Kits

  Art Kit Supplies We gave out over 60 art kits to families at Brewer Days on September 8, 2018. We also surveyed many adults about arts and crafts interest in the Brewer area. We received 39 surveys. We will meet in early 2019 to plan out activity offerings.   Artful Spirit Connection is an…

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Donate your Unwanted Crayons now through August 4th at your local A.C. Moore

A.C. Moore Foundation has partnered with The Crayon Initiative. It will donate a $1 per pound of donated crayons. A.C. Moore craft stores are holding an in store collection from Sunday, June 24 through August 4. The Crayon Initiative (TCI) collects unwanted crayons, melts them down, and turns them into new crayons. The new crayons…

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