April 24-25 Religious Calendar

Posted April 23, 2010, at 4:27 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 30, 2011, at 11:40 a.m.

Special events

Augusta Prayer Breakfast with Maine National Guard Chaplain Col. Valmore G. Vigue and music guest Paulie Heath, 7-8:30 a.m. May 6, Augusta Armory, Western Avenue. Cost $8.50.

Augusta Indoor-outdoor plant sale to benefit the church and its missions, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 22, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 9 Summer St. 622-2424. Looking for donations of plant material, seeds, bulbs. Tina Mann, 441-2971 or tmann@fairpoint.net.

Augusta First St. Mark’s Whatever Week Arts Festival, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 26, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 9 Summer St. Indoor and outdoor spaces available. Tina Mann, 441-2971 or tmann@fairpoint.net.

Augusta Addie’s Attic, a free clothing bank, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 9 Summer St. 622-2424. Hours: 5-7 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m.-noon Thursday; 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Clothing donations accepted 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday in addition to the other open hours.

Augusta Every Day Basic Essentials Pantry’s new hours of operation 1-4 p.m. first and third Saturdays of each month, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 9 Summer St. 622-2424. No eligibility requirements.

Bangor Interfaith Earth Care Service, featuring representatives from various faiths speaking on their perspectives on healing the relationship of humans to the land, 7 p.m. April 25, Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park St. Faiths participating include Buddhist, Jewish, Catholic, Native American, Protestant and Temple of the Feminine Divine. 947-7009.

Bangor Deeper Than Words, a weekly gathering for quiet prayer, guided meditation and Scripture study, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High St. 862-5448.

Bangor First Wednesdays featuring a free meal, 4:30-6:30 p.m. May 5, June 2, July 7, Aug. 4, Sept. 1, Oct. 6 and Nov. 3, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 540 Essex St. 945-3166.

Bangor “Abraham in the Abrahamic Tradition,” series of lectures on Judaism, Christianity and Islam, by Rabbi David Freidenreich, 7 p.m. April 27, Congregation Beth El, 183 French St. 945-4578. Based on the book “Abraham” by Bruce Feiler.

Bangor First United Methodist Church warming center, 4-7 p.m. Thursdays, 703 Essex St. Free community meal. 945-9567.

Bangor Our Lady of Wisdom prayer group, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Jude Chapel in the basement of St. John Catholic Church, 207 York St. 942-6941.

Blaine The Rev. Mark Dunfee of Paterson, N.J., 6 p.m. April 25, The Old Fashion Revival Center, 13 Kinney Road. 429-9681.

Castine “From Eternity to Here” by guest minister the Rev. Robert Wolf, 10:30 a.m. April 25, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Castine, Meeting House on the Common, 86 Court St. 326-9083; uucastine@myfairpoint.net; www.uucastine.org.

Ellsworth “Change the World” Bishop’s Day in the Northern Maine District, featuring Peter Weaver, United Methodist Church bishop for Northern New England District, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 24, Ellsworth United Methodist Church, Hancock Street. For information, call Kelly at 862-8089. The day will include some mission work of packing boxes for delivery to the troops in the Middle East, inmates at Hancock County Jail, food to the Emmaus Center and Next Step-Loaves and Fishes; visiting nursing homes; meeting with a homeless man; and learning about local mission projects.

Hampden Thirteen-week, video-based “Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University,” $100 per individual or family, 6 p.m. Wednesdays beginning May 12 and 10 a.m. Saturdays beginning May 15, Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church, 44 Kennebec Road. Two free one-hour previews 6 p.m. April 21 and 10 a.m. April 24. 862-4195.

Rockland Lawn sale to benefit the Methodist conference Retirement Home at 39 Summer St., 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. May 22, at Lincoln Street Center, 24 Lincoln St. To donate good, reusable household items, call J.P. Printers John Batty, 691-6989; Lark Blum, 594-2294; Dan Rackliff, 594-4636; or Craig Ervin, 273-2325. No clothing or appliances.

Searsport The Rev. Woody Woodson, humorous evangel-speaker, Bible teacher and former Major League Baseball player, 6 p.m. April 25 and 6:30 p.m. April 26, Searsport Full Gospel Church, 71 East Main St. 548-2986.

Searsport Kevin Spencer and Friends, 6:30 p.m. May 5, Searsport Full Gospel Church, 71 East Main St. 548-2986.

Searsport Sermon series for older adults, 8:45 a.m. North Searsport United Methodist Church, intersection of Mount Ephraim and Loop roads; 11 a.m. Searsport United Methodist Church, Route 1. Afternoon worship for older adults who are homebound or in nursing care facilities in Searsport area, 3 p.m. transportation available. For transportation reservations, 548-2239.

Surry Zen meditation, 9-11 a.m. Sundays, Morgan Bay Zendo, 532 Morgan Bay Road. 664-6181.

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