The mission of Resting Arms Ministries is to serve hurting people trapped by addiction or trauma. We provide hope, healing and freedom in an atmosphere of grace, love and compassion reflective of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior.

His Resting Arms is a Christ-centered residential facility for people with trauma and addictions. It is a one-year program focusing on establishing our identity in Christ, conquering our issues through prayer and scripture, and finishing up with a discipleship component to prepare our residents to go forth as warriors for Christ.

  • It is OFFICIAL! We now own 58 Sherman Street! So much to do, but we are super-excited.  Someone asked recently if they could sponsor a room.  Absolutely! There are plenty.
  • Thank you Dyer Brook Church for helping with the foundation, the roof, and cleaning the kitchen.  Also many thanks to Cher for arranging an awesome lunch!
  • Thanks to Pastor Sean and our brothers from the East Hodgdon Bible Church and their friends.  They came and stacked 25 cord of wood for us.  What an incredible blessing!  Thank you for being the hands and feet of Christ.
  • Many thanks to Kelly O'Mara and Chuck Loucka for performing a benefit concert for our ministry and to Presque Isle Wesleyan Church for hosting this event.
UPCOMING EVENTS:
- December 1st; Jeremiah's Corner, Michele King
- December 7th; Chuck Loucka in Concert @ Littleton Baptist Church.  4:30 pm with fellowship supper to follow

Our Current Needs List

Twin Beds 

Sheets and blankets
Pillows
Bowls
Reusable plastic drinking cups
Silverware
Towels
Paper towels and toilet paper
Potato Barrels
Folding metal chairs
Stained Glass Windows
7 Interior doors
Area rugs
Chainsaws and safety equipment
Weed Whacker
Wood or woodlot to work for wood
Utility tractor for farm and garden
Plow for truck (or Meyers Push Plates)
Outdoor equipment; hiking, fishing, and camping
Sports equipment; portable basketball hoops and baseball equipment


Helping hands to paint, clean or scrape on work days. We will post here the next work day and time.

Staff and mentors: long and short-term positions available. These are missions positions; room and board are provided

UPCOMING PROJECTS:
Metal Roof - DONE
Foundation/sill work - DONE
Plumbing - IN PROGRESS
Paint Scraping and Wall Paper Removal

SPECIAL PROJECT:
We have an old WWII generator that used to work. It probably would work with a little care as it has not been started for many years.  We are looking for someone who could get it working again.

Do you want to sponsor a room?  Check out our Facebook Page for available rooms and projects!

THE LORD PROVIDES (a list of all the things the Lord has provided so we remember His provision):
58 Sherman Street property
Fill/gravel for a road to back property
Gravel for the back porch area
Sheets and blankets
Paper products
Towels
Paint and Paint Supplies
2 interior doors
Outside wood boiler to heat 5,000 sq ft
Dehumidifiers
Refrigerator
Stove
Pews

    His Resting Arms
    a program of Resting Arms Ministries
    PO Box 525
    Island Falls, ME 04747
    (207) 463-2126
    info@hisrestingarms.org

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