Mariaville-Otis News of Neighbors

The Otis Baptist Church invites members of the community to attend a five-day revival celebration that begins on Sunday, Oct. 3, at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., and continues Monday through Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Nashville recording artists Tim and Libby Thomas will be featured. The Thomases have traveled throughout the country since 2001 sharing a blend of contemporary, gospel and traditional Christian music. Based in Branson, Mo., they serve as pastoral and music associates under the leadership of Pastor Gary McSpadden, who is well known for his years of singing with the Oak Ridge Boys, The Imperials and the Gaither Trio. Nursery care will be available for each service. For more information about this five-day event of great music and inspiring messages, please call 537-3200 or visit the church website at


Also from the Otis Baptist Church, the youth group is collecting school supplies such as notebooks, pens and pencils, markers, etc., for the Beech Hill School. If you would like to help, contact Gloria at 537-3555 or Sharon at 537-5452 or Dawn at 537-5002.

The What’s for Suppa? Food Pantry has resumed its regular schedule. It will be open on the first and third Wednesday from noon to 4 p.m. A reminder for those new to the area, the food pantry serves residents of Mariaville, Otis, Amherst, Aurora, Osborn and Great Pond.

Recently, Mariaville residents Beth Herrick and daughter Chelsea attended the Alan Jackson concert on the Bangor waterfront. After Beth won a “meet ’n greet,” she had the thrill of meeting Alan and having her picture taken with him. He told her how beautiful the state of Maine is and responded positively to her invitation to return. Beth described him as, “Tall, handsome and just a sweet Southern gentleman.” Word has it that Dale and Mattie Treadwell of Otis were also in attendance. The Herricks enjoyed an especially memorable evening.

Please call 537-2200 or e-mail [email protected] with your community news.

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