First Congregational Church

Camden, Maine

An open and affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ

Knox County Resources

Camden Resources

Camden Food Pantry

128 Mt. Battie St., Camden. Tues 8-11AM & Thur 4-6PM
Serving Camden, Rockport, Lincolnville, Hope, Appleton, Union, Washington, and Searsmont

Heavenly Threads

Direct line 236-3203 or church office 236-4821
Sponsored by the First Congregational Church of Camden
55 Elm St., Camden; closed at this time to comply with social distancing
Items available if urgent need by calling the shop or the church office for assistance

Shields Mission Project

236-4821, ext. 6
Sponsored by the First Congregational Church of Camden
55 Elm St.; Office open Monday 1-5, Wed. 9-5:00; other times as needed
Serving residents of Knox County & Lincolnville; need referral from a community case manager members of the church are exempt from case manager requirement

Town of Camden

29 Elm St., Camden: offices currently closed but available by phone
Call the main number and be directed to specific staff services

Anita Montgomery Fund

P.O. 815, Camden, ME
Financial assistance to residents of Camden, Rockport, Lincolnville, and Hope
Medical and dental services also included

Knox County Resources

Churches offering Assistance to Knox County Residents

  • Chestnut Street Baptist Church: 236-2195
    29 Chestnut St., Camden, ME
    Monday breakfast, free; 6-11:00; temporarily closed to support social distancing
  • Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, Thomaston: 354-8734
    200 Main St., Thomaston, ME
    Spiritual and financial support
  • First Congregational Church of Camden: 236-4821; office phone coverage Monday - Friday
    55 Elm St., Camden, ME 04843
    Spiritual services available through zoom and live streaming on Sunday and Meditation on Tuesday and Friday, financial support, food and clothing
    Home of Shields Mission Project and Heavenly Threads
  • Lakeview Presbyterian: 594-2269, office open daily 8-12PM
    188 Rockland St., Rockport, ME 04856
    Daily devotionals sent out to congregation and other interested residents by email
  • Nativity Lutheran Church: 594-4665
    179 Old County Rd., Rockport, ME 04856
    If you desire assistance, leave a message and someone will get back to you
    Distance worship available; check website for specifics
  • Peoples United Methodist Church: 594-5518
    13 Chapel St., South Thomaston, ME 04858
    Spiritual assistance available upon request
    Sunday service available at 9:00AM in the church parking lot; sit in your car and join in the fellowship; check the office number for updates of available services
  • Rockland Congregational Church, Rockland: office 594-8656, pastor 594-5317
    180 Limerock St., Rockland, ME
    Spiritual and financial assistance as needed, call for assistance
  • Salvation Army: 594-5326, Keith Davis, pastor
    27 Payne Ave., Rockland, ME
    Spiritual support and counseling available by phone; call and request this service
    Thrift Store closed at this time in compliance with ME CDC protocols
    Fresh Food supplies available for pick-up Mon.-Fri. 10:00-1:00PM, Sat. 10:00AM-12:00PM
    Social Services Office: 9:00-3:00 Tues. & Thur.
    Live-stream worship services on Sunday at 11:00AM via Facebook
  • St. Brendan the Navigator: main office 236-4785
    Our Lady of Good Hope, 7 Union St.; Spiritual support, crisis counseling, financial assistance
  • St. Bernard’s: soup kitchen serving daily bag lunches; additional food available on site Mon-Fri.;
    Food distributed outdoors; drive-by confessional available
  • St. Peters Episcopal Church, Rockland: 594-8191
    11 White St., Rockland, ME
    Check Episcopal Diocese Website for details
    Loaves and Fishes: offered Sat. 12:30 and Sun. 1:00 as take out service. Food distributed outside.
  • St. Thomas Episcopal, Camden: 236-3680
    33 Chestnut St., Camden, ME
    Spiritual and financial assistance
  • Second Congregational Church, Warren: 273-2338
    252 Main St., Warren, ME
    Call church office to access needed spiritual and financial assistance

Camden Area District Nursing

Anderson Inn, 30 Community Dr., Camden, ME
Medical equipment for home care; i.e., commodes, wheelchairs, walkers, etc.


Camden and Rockland locations: Early assistance to seniors and other vulnerable populations, Tues, Wed. & Thur. 6:00AM
Rockland Location: select online groceries and pick up purchases at drive-through

French and Brawn Market Place

1 Elm St., Camden, ME
Call orders or order online; purchases to be delivered or picked up at the store, Mon, Wed., & Fri.

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