St. Matthias Episcopal Church property, including two buildings and a half-acre lot, has been offered to the town for free.
The church's dwindling congregation voted last May to cease holding services at the church at 15 Spruce St., according to a spokeswoman for the Episcopal Diocese of Maine.
Church officials said they offered the church and another building on the same lot to the town, hoping the property could continue to serve the community. One possibility might be as a food pantry, for which it has been used previously, said Heidi Shott, a diocese spokeswoman.
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Posted January 8, 2013 at 4:00 pm
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