Church Mouse resale store will reopen Monday morning
When members of The Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea decided to open a nonprofit resale store run solely by donations, naysayers told them they would be as “poor as a church mouse,” but after 48 years, the Church Mouse is opening its doors for yet another season.
The Church Mouse will open at 10 a.m. Monday with its latest haul of antiques, jewelry, clothing and furniture.
Those who attend the grand opening can be the first to sort through this year’s selection of donations, including lightly used gowns, accessories and art, all of which are being sold at a discounted price. Some of the store’s items are designer-made and some are one-of-akind pieces, said Daisy Alvarez, the general man-
Mouse, run by The Episcopal Church of Bethesda-bythe-Sea, resells donated antiques, clothing and jewelry and uses the proceeds for outreach projects in Palm Beach County. Here’s a look at one display inside the shop.