Council of Churches to mark 70th year

Posted Oct. 17, 2008, at 5:05 p.m.
Last modified March 20, 2011, at 3:25 a.m.

FREEPORT, Maine — The Maine Council of Churches will celebrate its 70th anniversary at a dinner at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, at the Freeport Hilton Garden Inn.

Retired United Methodist Bishop S. Clifton Ives, who has worked with the council for more than 50 years, will be honored.

Guest speaker Attorney General Steven Rowe will talk about his personal faith, values and the calling to public service.

The deadline for churches, nonprofit organizations and individuals to place ads in the program is Oct. 20. For dinner reservations or more information, call 772-1918 or visit