A host of services to mark the holidays

Posted Dec. 23, 2008, at 8:09 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 13, 2011, at 10:48 a.m.

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Ashland Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m. Dec. 24, St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 13 Allen Farm Road; 435-3591.

Baileyville Christmas Eve service, 4 p.m. Dec. 24, St. James’ Catholic Church, 56 Summit St., 427-6908.

Bangor Christmas Eve family service, 4 p.m., Christmas Eve service, 11 p.m., with choral prelude at 10:30 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Day Holy Eucharist 10 a.m. Dec. 25, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French St., 947-0156.

Bangor Christmas Eve candlelight service, 6 p.m. Dec. 24, Columbia Street Baptist Church, 63 Columbia St.; 945-6616.

Bangor Christmas Eve services: children’s pageant at 7 p.m., and candlelight service at 11 p.m. Dec. 24, All Souls Congregational Church, 10 Broadway; 942-7354.

Bangor Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m. Dec. 24, Unitarian Universalist Church, 120 Park St.; 947-7009.

Bangor Christmas Eve services, 7 and 11:30 p.m. Dec. 24, First Baptist Church, 56 Center St.; 945-9694.

Bangor Christmas Eve Mass, 4 and 7 p.m. and midnight Dec. 24; 10 a.m. Christmas Day, St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St.; 942-6941.

Bangor Christmas Eve Mass, 4, 7 and 10 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Day Mass, 10 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 754 Ohio St; 945-5018.

Bar Harbor Christmas Eve service, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Day Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 21 Ledgelawn Ave., 288-3535.

Belfast Christmas Eve candlelight service, 7 p.m. Dec. 24, The First Church of Belfast, United Church of Christ, 104 Church St.; 338-2284.

Belfast Christmas Eve services, 4 p.m. with children participating, 8 p.m. with choir preceded by Christmas music at 7:45 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 10 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 81 Court St., 338-4433.

Benedicta Christmas Mass, 10 a.m. Dec. 25; New Year’s Day Mass, 8 a.m. Jan. 1, 2009, St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, 1073 Benedicta Road; 365-4128.

Blue Hill Festival Eucharist with music, 5 p.m. Dec. 24; Holy Eucharist without music, 10 a.m. Dec. 25; lessons and carols with instrumental music and soloist, 10 a.m. Dec. 28, St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church, 330 Hinckley Ridge Road; 374-5200.

Boothbay Harbor Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, 82 Atlantic Ave., 633-2680.

Bradley Christmas Eve service, 4 p.m. Dec. 24, St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 84 Main St., 827-2087.

Brewer Christmas Eve services, 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 24, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 531 North Main St., 989-5388.

Brewer Christmas Eve service, 4 p.m. Dec. 24, St. Teresa’s Catholic Church, 440 South Main St., 989-7049.

Brewer Christmas Eve music and carols, 5 p.m., Festival Holy Eucharist of Christmas Eve, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 24; Holy Eucharist with carols for Christmas Day, 10 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 21 Holyoke St.; 989-1308.

Brewer Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m. Dec. 24, First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 35 Church St.; 989-7350.

Bucksport The Story in Song, a Christmas concert by the Rev. Peter Remick, 4 p.m. Dec. 21; Christmas Eve candlelight services, 8 and 11 p.m. Dec. 24, Franklin Street United Methodist Church; 469-3589.

Bucksport Christmas Eve services, 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 9:30 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 158 Franklin St., 469-7144.

Bucksport Christmas Eve candlelight service, 6 p.m. Dec. 24, East Bucksport United Methodist Church, just off Route 46; 469-3589.

Calais Christmas Eve service, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 24, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 17 Calais Ave., 454-0680.

Camden Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 10 a.m. Dec. 25, Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church, 7 Union St., 236-4785.

Caribou Christmas Eve services, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 31 Thomas Ave., 498-2536.

Carmel Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m. Dec. 24, Carmel Congregational Church, Plymouth Road; 848-3191.

Castine Christmas Eve service, 8 p.m. Dec. 24, Our Lady of Holy Hope Church, 137 Perkins St., 326-8228.

Cherryfield Christmas Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Michael’s Catholic Church, Main St., 546-8958.

Danforth Christmas Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 75 Houlton Road No. 76, 448-2959.

Dexter Christmas Eve service, 6 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 8:30 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Anne’s Catholic Church, 52 Free St., 924-7104.

Dexter A nondenominational Christmas Eve candlelight service by Christian Community Church, 6 p.m. Dec. 24, Seventh-day Adventist Church building, Spring and Mill streets; 924-7309.

Dover-Foxcroft Family candlelight worship service, 7 p.m. and traditional Christmas Eve candlelight service, 11 p.m. Dec. 24, Dover-Foxcroft Congregational Church, 824 West Main St.; 564-2872.

Dover-Foxcroft Christmas Eve service, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 24, Family Workshop Center, Center Theatre; 564-8101.

Dover-Foxcroft Christmas Eve service, 4 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 45 High St., 564-2842.

Eagle Lake Christmas Mass, 11 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 3443 Aroostook Road, 444-5119.

East Millinocket Children’s Christmas Eve Mass, 4 p.m. Dec. 24; New Year’s Day Mass, 9:30 a.m. Jan. 1, St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 58 Cedar St.; 746-3333.

Eastport Christmas Eve service, 4 p.m. Dec. 24, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 51 Washington St., 853-2825.

Ellsworth Christmas Eve services, 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 10 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 231 Main St., 667-2342.

Fort Fairfield Christmas Eve service, 4 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Denis Catholic Church, 43 Main St., 473-4189.

Fort Kent Christmas Eve service, 4 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Louis Catholic Church, 26 East Main St., 834-5656.

Frankfort Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m. Dec. 24, Frankfort Congregational Church, Route 1A; 223-5762.

Frenchville Christmas pageant, 4:15 p.m., Christmas Eve service, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 24, St. Luce Catholic Church, Main St., 543-5150.

Glenburn The Carols and Lessons of Christmas, 7-8 p.m. Dec. 24, Glenburn Evangelical Covenant Church, 911 Hudson Road; 945-5460.

Grand Isle Christmas Eve service, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 24, St. Gerard Catholic Church, 363 Main St., 895-3436.

Greenville Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 8 a.m. Dec. 25, Holy Family Catholic Church, 72 Pritham Ave., 695-2262.

Hamlin Christmas Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 180 Main St., 868-2718.

Hampden Christmas Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Matthew Catholic Church, 70 Western Ave., 862-3517.

Houlton Christmas Eve Family Mass, 4 p.m., Christmas Eve service, 10 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church, 112 Military St., 532-2871.

Howland Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m. Dec. 24, Christmas Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Leo Catholic Church, 18 River Road, 732-3495.

Howland Christmas Eve family service at 6 p.m. Dec. 24, Howland United Methodist Church, 23 Coffin St.; 732-3589.

Indian Island Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m. Dec. 24, St. Ann Catholic Church, 6 Down St., 827-2087.

Island Falls Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m. Dec. 24, St. Agnes Catholic Church, Sewell Street, 463-2210.

Limerick Christmas Eve services, 4 p.m., 6:30 p.m. (Children’s Mass), and 9 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Matthew Catholic Church, 19 Dora Lane, 793-2244.

Lincoln Christmas Eve services: family service at 7:30 p.m. and carols, candles and Communion at 11:30 p.m. Dec. 24, First United Methodist Church, 8 Lee Road; 794-8443.

Lincoln Christmas Eve service, 8 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Mary Catholic Church, 168 Main St., 794-6333.

Lubec Christmas Eve service, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 24, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 14 Hamilton St., 733-2214.

Machias Christmas Eve service, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 24, Holy Name Catholic Church, 11 Free St., 255-3731.

Madawaska Christmas Eve service, 10 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 25, St. David Catholic Church, 774 Main St., 728-3366.

Madawaska Christmas Eve services, 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (Children’s Mass), Dec. 24, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 337 St. Thomas St., 728-7531.

Madison Christmas Eve service, 4 p.m. Dec. 24, St. Sebastian Catholic Church, 161 Main St., 696-3203.

Mars Hill Christmas Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 17 Main St., 429-9805.

Mechanic Falls Christmas Eve service, 4 p.m. Dec. 24, Christmas Mass, 10:30 a.m. Dec. 25, Our Lady of Ransom Catholic Church, 117 Elm St., 345-2691.

Millinocket Christmas Eve Mass, 7 p.m. Dec. 24; New Year’s Day Mass, 11 a.m. Jan. 1, St. Martin of Tours, 18 Colby St.; 723-6395.

Milo Christmas Eve service, 6 p.m. Dec. 24, Ss. Francis Xavier & Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 128 Riverside St., 943-5160.

Old Town Christmas Eve service, 4 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 8 a.m. Dec. 25, Holy Family Catholic Church, 429 Main St., 827-4000.

Orono Christmas Mass, 10 a.m. Dec. 25, Our Lady of Wisdom Catholic Church, 83 College Ave., 866-2155.

Orono Christmas Eve service, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 24, United Methodist Church, 36 Oak St.; 866-4605.

Orono Midnight Mass, 12 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, 89 Main St., 866-3372.

Pembroke Christmas Eve service, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 24, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 39 Hersey Road, 853-2825.

Perry Christmas Mass, 10 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Ann Catholic Church, 126 Bay View Drive, 853-4718.

Pittsfield Christmas Eve service, 4 p.m. Dec. 24; Christmas Mass, 10 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Agnes Catholic Church, 115 Leonard St., 487-4790.

Portage Christmas Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, Route 11, 435-3591.

Presque Isle Christmas Eve services, 4 p.m. and 10 p.m., Dec. 24, Nativity of the Blessed Mary Catholic Church, 331 Main St., 768-3671.

Rockland Christmas Eve service, 4 p.m. Dec. 24; Midnight Mass, 12 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Bernard Catholic Church, 150 Broadway, 594-4322.

Rockland Christmas Eve service of Carols, Readings and Candles, 6 p.m. Dec. 24, Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock St.; 594-8656.

Saint Agatha Christmas Mass, 9 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Agatha Catholic Church, 379 Main St., 543-7447.

Saint Francis Christmas Eve service, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 24, St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 912 Main St., 398-3530.

Sinclair Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m. Dec. 24, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 413 Shore Road.

Stockholm Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m. Dec. 24, St. Theresa Catholic Church, 1143 Van Buren Road, 498-2763.

Stonington Christmas Eve service, 6 p.m. Dec. 24, Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 8 Granite St., 367-2343.

Van Buren Christmas Eve service, 4 p.m. (Children’s Mass with pageant), Dec. 24; Midnight Mass, 12 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Bruno-St. Remi Catholic Church, 180 Main St., 868-2718.

Van Buren Christmas Mass, 10 a.m. Dec. 25, Borderview Nursing Home, 90 State St., 868-5211.

Wallagrass Christmas Mass, 10 a.m. Dec. 25, St. Joseph Catholic Church, 7 Church St.

Washburn Christmas Eve service, 4 p.m. Dec. 24, St. Catherine Catholic Church, 13 McManus St., 455-0907.

West Brooksville Christmas Eve worship service of music, lessons, carols and candlelight, 7 p.m. Dec. 24, West Brooksville Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, Route 176, Coastal Road; 326-4611.

Winn Christmas Eve service, 6 p.m. Dec. 24, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Lee-Winn Road.

Winterport Christmas Eve service, 7 p.m. Dec. 24, St. Gabriel Catholic Church, Lower Main Street, 862-3517.

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