Religion & Spirituality: Special events

Posted May 12, 2011, at 11:58 p.m.

Augusta Addie’s Attic, 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 Gospel music by The Campbells 6 p.m. May 15, at Messiah Baptist Church, 985 Union St. 947-7950.

Bangor Saving Grace Thrift Shop, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St. Entrance at back door. Proceeds benefit church neighborhood missions. 942-8320.

Bangor Musical Shabbat service with guest artists The Shuk, 9:30-11:30 a.m. and  a concert by the group in celebration of Israel Independence Day at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, Congregation Beth Israel, 144 York St., Bangor.   945-3433.

Bangor Christian Women Alive Luncheon, noon Saturday, May 14, Kev-Lan Banquet Room, Broadway and Burleigh Road. Guest speaker, Louis Church. Hosted by Bunny Furge. 285-0074.

Bangor Deeper Than Words, a weekly gathering for quiet prayer, guided meditation and Scripture study, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High St. 862-5448.

Bangor First United Methodist Church free community meal, 4-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, 703 Essex St. 945-9567.

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

Bar Harbor Morning prayer, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday-Saturday; contemplative prayer, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the library; Sunday Eucharists, 7:30 and 10 a.m., St. Saviour’s Parish, 41 Mount Desert St. 288-4215. StSaviour@roadrunner.com.

Belfast The Society of Friends to hold Quaker meetings, 10 a.m. Sundays, Waterfall Arts, second floor of 256 High St. 338-3080.

Belfast Toddlers’ Playdate fall season, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 100 Court St. 338-2412. www.stmargaretsbelfast.org.

Belfast Co-Dependents Anonymous weekly meetings, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Unitarian Universalist Church, 37 Miller St. Donations accepted but not required. www.codependents.org.

Blue Hill World Religions Book Club at First Congregational Church, 22 Tenney Hill, 4:30-6 p.m. Sunday, May 15, with discussion of first chapters Hindu scripture the Baghavad Gita. 266-9530.

Brewer Meditation and communion, 8:30 a.m.; main worship service, 10:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church of Brewer, 40 South Main St. 989-7310.

Camden Informational program on current condition of people of Rwanda at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, brought by United Methodist Women of John Street United Methodist Church, 98 John St. 236-4829.

Caribou Nondenominational Bible talks 6:45 p.m., Fridays, through May 20, Caribou Public Library, 30 High St.; 4 p.m. Sundays, through May 22, Caribou Recreation Center, 55 Bennett Drive 781-775-1265.

Castine “The Courage to Be,” sermon by the Rev. Mark Worth, 10:30 a.m. May 15, Unitarian Universalist Church on the common. 326-9083 or www.uucastine.org.

Exeter Sunday service, 10:30 a.m. New Beginnings Bible Church, Exeter Elementary School.

Millinocket St. Martin’s Thrift Store, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 112 Maine Ave. Proceeds benefit the area Emergency Fuel Fund and Food Pantry. 723-4513.

Northeast Harbor Acadia Friends Meeting (Quakers), 9 a.m. Sundays, Neighborhood House, Main Street. 244-9466 or 288-9695.

Old Town Adoration, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Holy Hour, 11 a.m.-noon every Friday; prayer, 6:30-7:30 p.m. every Monday. Holy Family Church, Queen of Peace Chapel, 262 South Main St., 827-4000.

Orland Sunday service, 10:30 a.m. with the Franciscan community, Wayside Chapel, H.O.M.E. Co-op, Route 1. 469-7961.

Orono Women in Islam, 6-7:30 p.m. May 26, Islamic Center of Maine, 151 Park St. 866-3410.

Perry Concert of local performers to benefit victims of Japanese earthquake and tsunami at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 15, Perry Congregational Church, Shore Road. Money raised will be sent to American Red Cross of these efforts. If you cannot attend and want to contribute, send donations to American Red Cross, P.O. Box 4002018, Des Moines, Iowa 50340-2018, or donate online.

Rockland Film “Consider the Conversation” and discussion led by the Rev. Eva Thompson on end of life, 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 18, First Universalist Church in Rockland. Freewill donation. Register by calling 594-8750 or mail@uurockland.org. Leave name and phone number.

Sangerville “Softness in Faith: Taijiquan as Taoist Spiritual Practice” by John Haggerty, student and teacher of Asian culture, martial arts and methods of personal cultivation, 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 22, Unitarian-Universalist Church. 876-4926.

Searsport Sermon series for older adults, 8:45 a.m. Sundays, North Searsport United Methodist Church, intersection of Mount Ephraim and Loop roads; 11 a.m. Sundays, 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.

Trenton Down East Christian Healing Seminar, “Does God Heal Today?” led by Rev. Canon Mark Pearson of Institute for Christian Renewal, 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, May 20, and 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21, with healing service 2:30-4 p.m. Saturday May 21, Acadia Christian School, 171 Bar harbor Road. Registration, $20 includes lunch. 288-4849.

Winterport Church sale and supper 9 a.m.-noon and 3-6 p.m. for the sale on Saturday, May 14, at Ellingwood Corner United Methodist Church, 796 Lebanon Road, Route 69. Baked bean supper 4-6 p.m. Adults $6; children under 12 $3.

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