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Christ Church Talk to Feature Tom’s of Maine Founder and Reuben Marc, CEO Colgate-Palmolive: Using a Moral Compass to Guide Our Professional Lives

Christ Church will hold a free talk by Tom Chapell, Founder of Tom’s of Maine and Reuben Mark, former CEO of Colgate-Palmolive on Sunday, December 12, 11:15 am at Parish Hall. Tom Chappell. Contributed photo

Tom and Kate Chappell moved to Maine in 1968, looking for a healthier lifestyle for their young family, which included natural and unprocessed food. Because they couldn’t find healthy personal care products, they started Tom’s of Maine in 1970 with a $5,000 loan from a friend. While running the company, he tried to encourage respect for the individual, the community, and the environment. Continue Reading →

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Christ Church Courage & Faith speaker Series Returns with Sister Joan Chittister

A Benedictine Sister of Erie, PA, Sister Joan Chittister is an award-winning author of 60 books. She has appeared with the Dalai Lama, on Meet The Press, and on Super Soul Sunday with Oprah Winfrey. Continue Reading →

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Jewish Family Services, Neighbor to Neighbor Collaborate to Provide Groceries to Homebound Seniors

“In the past, Neighbor to Neighbor had their food pantry at Christ Church and clients would come and ‘shop,’ but that has been shut down. We’re doing this all together as one big lift. It’s giving us all a common goal so people don’t fall into despair.” – Margaret Tjimos-Goldberg, Executive Director, Neighbor to Neighbor Continue Reading →

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Christ Church Speaker Series to Feature Bryan Stevenson of Equal Justice Institute

Bryan Stevenson has won relief for dozens of condemned prisoners, argued five times before the Supreme Court, and won national acclaim for his work challenging bias against the poor and people of color. He has received numerous awards, including the MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Grant.” Continue Reading →

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