Remember Me

My grandmother, Dorris, stood about five-foot nothing and weighed 98 pounds in her navy blue Northern Isles sweater. She was a Colby College graduate, class of 1932, locally known as "the old campus," and what she called, "on the other side of the tracks." She had seen a lot. After a brief stint teaching Latin and French, she took to working for the State of Maine as a Social Worker for Child Protective Services. In my teens, I would get off the bus near her house, and we would play Scrabble. She made me cup custards, with nutmeg on top. She had one of those knowing, ironic senses of humor that come with seeing the worst humanity has to offer. I adored her. This was the time of year s

Snakes on a Pole

A phase in one of the Avett Brothers' songs says: "Dumbed down and numbed by time and age." I'm feeling that this week, looking back three years at what I wrote for you. I like this piece, but for it to mean much, you should first read the texts for this Sunday here. At the time, I called this, "I Don't Think That Word Means What You Think It Means," but now I'm heading more in the direction of "Snakes on a Pole." Drive safe in the storm, all. See you Sunday! Snakes on a Pole Where I come from, old wood lobster traps used to litter the ground by the thousands. You may remember the type, with the rounded tops and flat bottoms. After a fashion, wood lobster traps were replaced, like woo

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We worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m in-person and on Zoom. 

Sunday school is held during worship through the school year (Sept. - June).  We have a space for toddlers in our sanctuary. The office is open Wednesday-Friday 8 a.m. to Noon.


Nancy Flynn, Administrative Assistant 



21 College Ave.
Waterville, Maine 04901

Mailing address:  PO Box 1585

Waterville, ME 04903-1585

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