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Rev. David Henry (right), pastor of First Baptist Church, looks on as First Baptist Church head usher Robert Staples (center) and another church member move the communion table after the Imago Dei Anglican Church service Sunday at the First Baptist Church building on Center Street in Bangor. The churches have been sharing space for over a month and intend to continue the arrangement for at least a year.
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As its flock shrinks, this Bangor church opened its doors to a new congregation to hang on

Imago Dei Anglican Church and First Baptist Church are sharing the church at 56 Center St. So far, it has been a win-win for both congregations, even though their worship styles and liturgical practices are very different.
People look as the tree is lit up during the Festival of Lights parade in downtown Bangor Saturday. The theme this year was holidays from around the world.

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This year’s celebration drew more than 15,000 people to downtown Bangor.
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Students march on downtown Los Angeles after walking out of class on Nov. 14, 2016. Demonstrators demanded local politicians to declare Los Angeles County a sanctuary.
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Will small ‘sanctuary cities’ defy a Trump crackdown?

Smaller cities that ignore requests from federal authorities to detain undocumented immigrants, but don’t see themselves as sanctuaries, may find themselves vulnerable to threats to withhold federal money from them if they do not cooperate.

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