Holy Week services and events — Penobscot and Hancock counties

Posted March 26, 2013, at 4:03 p.m.

BANGOR — Holy Week services: Maundy Thursday, 7:30 p.m. March 28; Holy Saturday Taize service, 7:30 p.m. March 30; Easter service, 10 a.m. March 31, All Souls Congregational Church, 10 Broadway. 942-7354.

BRADLEY — Easter Sunday service, 9:30 a.m. March 31, St. Ann’s Church, 68 Main St. 827-2087.

BREWER — Holy Week services at First Congregational Church, UCC, 35 Church St.: Maundy Thursday service with Communion, 7 p.m. March 28; Easter Sunday sunrise service, 6 a.m., morning worship, 9:30 a.m. and informal evening service, 6 p.m. March 31.

BREWER — The third anniversary of free breakfasts every fourth Saturday at First Congregational Church, 35 Church St., by offering a free breakfast with a variety of food 8:30-10 a.m. March 23, at the church. 989-7350.

BREWER — Holy Week services at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, corner of North Main and Holyoke streets: Maundy Thursday Agape Meal at 6 p.m. and stripping of the altar, March 28; Good Friday Liturgy and Eucharist, 7 p.m. March 29; Great Vigil of Easter, 7 p.m. March 30; Easter Festive Eucharist, 10 a.m. March 31.

BUCKSPORT — Holy Week services at St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, 469-3322: Holy Thursday, 7 p.m. March 28; Good Friday stations of the cross, 3 p.m. March 29, and service, 7 p.m.; Easter vigil, 7:30 p.m. March 30; Easter service, 10:30 a.m. March 31.

BUCKSPORT — Holy Week services for Elm Street Congregational Church, 31 Elm St., 469-3333: Maundy Thursday supper and worship beginning at 6 p.m. March 28 in Brown Hall, including foot-washing after supper; Good Friday prayer and meditation noon-3 p.m. March 29, at the church; Easter sunrise service, 6:15 a.m. in front of the visitor’s center at Fort Knox in Prospect followed by breakfast at home of Gerry and Cathy Hamburger at 149 Franklin St., and Easter worship at 10 a.m. in the church.

BUCKSPORT — Holy Week services at East Bucksport United Methodist Church, Church Road: Maundy Thursday Christian Passover Seder with Communion 6 p.m. March 28; Easter sunrise service 6 a.m. followed by potluck breakfast; Easter worship service, 10:45 a.m. March 31.

BUCKSPORT — Holy Week services at Franklin Street United Methodist Church, 71 Franklin St.: Good Friday service “Lovelight” at 6 p.m.; “dinner” with the pastor where you do not eat but bring the money you would have spent on food to donate to the food pantry; Easter service 9 a.m. March 31.

EAST MILLINOCKET — St. Peter’s Catholic Church of East Millinocket and St. Martin of Tours Church of Millinocket, the two churches of Christ the Divine Mercy Parish, will join to celebrate the parish’s feast day with an observance of Divine Mercy Sunday at 3 p.m. April 7, at St. Peter’s Church, 58 Cedar St., East Millinocket, followed by a chicken stew supper in the parish hall. For information, call 746-3333.

GREENVILLE — Ecumenical service of Tenebrae, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Pritham Avenue. United Methodist Church, Union Church, The Church of the Open Bible, Shirley Community Church, and New Life Church invited. Presider the Rev. Kevin Martin, joined by the Revs. Robert Mulholland, Marilyn Rodin and Robert Veon. For information, call Ken Woodbury at 280-0656.

INDIAN ISLAND — Easter Sunday service, 10:30 a.m. March 31, St. Ann’s, Penobscot Nation.

MILO — Holy Week services: Maundy Thursday, 7 p.m. March 28; Good Friday, 7 p.m. March 29; Easter sunrise service led by laity, 6:30 a.m. followed by breakfast and 11 a.m. worship service led by the Rev. Michelle St. Cyr, Park Street United Methodist Church, 15 Park St. Lay leader Theresa Mudgett, 943-3474; St. Cyr, 943-7322; church 943-2609. Email parkstreetumc@myfairpoint.net.

MILFORD — Holy Week services, Milford Congregational Church, 100 Main St.: Maundy Thursday, March 28, potluck supper at 6 p.m. followed by Service of Tenebrae; Easter Sunday, 9 a.m. March 31. 827-7574.

OLD TOWN — Easter service, 8 a.m. March 31, Holy Family Church, 262 South Main St. 827-4000.

ORONO — Easter vigil with Rites of Initiation on Holy Saturday, 7:30 p.m. March 30; Easter Sunday service, 6:15 p.m. March 31, at Our Lady of Wisdom, Newman Center, 83 College Ave. 866-2155.

UNITY — Easter sunrise service 6:30 a.m. March 31, Quaker Hill Christian Church, 437 Quaker Hill Road; followed by breakfast. Regular Easter service 9 a.m. March 31. 491-5080.

 

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