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December 6, 2017

New Ministries at the Church of the Good Samaritan In Brunswick

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     ☩David Christopher Bellville, Vicar of the Church of the Good Samaritan is pleased to announce two new ministries that will be celebrated at a gala service of Eucharist on December 17, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. The service will be held at 4 Stanwood Street, side entrance, in Brunswick. Refreshments will follow. All are welcome!
     Don Hamlin will be installed as a local minister at the service. Don has many years of ministry experience directing a Christian Education program, in church administration, and various lay ministries. He is an active member of the Church of the Good Samaritan and will be leading services, and doing pastoral work.
     The Rev. Canon James Flagler will concelebrate the service with ☩David, and will be leading a service of Eucharist monthly starting in January while ☩David is away. Jim☩ has many years of experience in Anglican ministry as a priest and directing seminary education programs.
     The Church of the Good Samaritan began in 2001 following the ordination of David Bellville to the Deaconate. He was later ordained a priest and a mitered arch-priest. The church is part of the Converging Community of Christ.


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We are a loving and diverse faith-based community that comes from a variety of traditions. We gather in Christ's name to seek to do God's will and bring love and grace into the world. We are committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment for spiritual healing and growth for all who wish to join us. We offer social action, support, and education to the greater community. An integral part of our mission is to break down barriers of prejudice and misunderstanding while offering a welcoming hand to all who seek inclusion.

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