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UMFK to offer co-ed soccer, basketball summer camps

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 4:14 p.m.
FORT KENT, Maine — The University of Maine at Fort Kent Athletic department will offer a weeklong day co-ed soccer and basketball camps this summer. Registration is open to children entering kindergarten through eighth grades. The Bengal co-ed soccer camp will be held from July 7-10. Daily soccer sessions will …
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Fundraiser Boston Red Sox game trip

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 3:45 p.m.
BANGOR — Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers Cyr Motor Coach Bus Trip to Fenway Park, Saturday, May 17. First pitch at 7:10 p.m. This event is a fundraiser to bring the 2014 American Legion Baseball State Tournament to the campus of Husson University in Bangor in July. One box …
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Mariner Mother’s Day 5K road race

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 3:37 p.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — Oceanside Boosters will hold the annual Mariner Mother’s Day 5­-Kilometer Road Race Sunday, May 11, at Oceanside East High School, rain or shine. Free Kids Fun Run at 8:30 a.m. for youths up to age 10. Walkers will start the course at 9 a.m. and runners will …
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Easter Week at First Congregational Church of Camden

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 2:47 p.m.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Sunday, April 20, 2014 5:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: First Congregational Church of Camden, 55 Elm St., Camden, Maine For more information: 207-236-4821 CAMDEN, Maine – The First Congregational Church of Camden will begin Easter week services with its sober, yet hauntingly …
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Holy Week at Brewer church

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 2:36 p.m.
BREWER, Maine — Holy Week at First Congregational Church of Brewer, 35 Church St.: Palm Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. April 13; Maundy Thursday, 7 p.m. April 17; Easter Sunday sunrise service, 6 a.m., family worship 9:30 a.m. and evening service 6 p.m. April 20.  
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Holy Week at West Brooksville church

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 2:09 p.m.
Sunday, April 13, 2014 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, April 17, 2014 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, April 20, 2014 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: West Brooksville Congregational Church, 1597 Coastal Road, West Brooksville, Maine WEST BROOKSVILLE, Maine — Holy Week services at West Brooksville Congregational Church, UCC, 1597 …
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Free Easter community dinner April 20

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 12:03 p.m.
Sunday, April 20, 2014 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 11 White St., Rockland, Maine For more information: 207-594-4523 ROCKLAND, Maine — Adas Yoshuron Synagogue of Rockland will once again host the Easter Day Community Dinner at St. Peter’s Church in Rockland. The dinner will be held on …
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Holy Week at Columbia Street Baptist Church

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 11:59 a.m.
Friday, April 18, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Sunday, April 20, 2014 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Columbia Street Baptist Church, 63 Columbia St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-945-6616 BANGOR, Maine — A Good Friday concert “The Seven Last Words of Christ” by the Hallelujah String Quartet,  7 p.m. April …
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Food cupboard and thrift shop hours at Guilford church

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 11:52 a.m.
GUILFORD, Maine — The Food Cupboard is open 1:30-3:30 p.m. every Wednesday, at the Guilford United Methodist Church, 3 School St. It serves the towns of Abbot, Cambridge, Blanchard, Guilford, Parkman, Sangerville, Wellington and Willimantic.The Thrift Shop is open 1:30-3:30 p.m. every Wednesday and Thursday, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays, at the church.  
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Annual Chrism Mass at Portland church

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 11:39 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Bishop Robert Deeley will celebrate the annual Chrism Mass at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland. The Chrism Mass is one of the most solemn liturgies of the church year. At this Mass, in the presence of priests, deacons, religious …
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Holy Week at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Brewer

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 11:34 a.m.
Thursday, April 17, 2014 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.Friday, April 18, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday, April 19, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.Sunday, April 20, 2014 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: St. Patrick's Episcopal Church, Corner of North Main and Holyoke streets, Brewer, Maine BREWER, Maine — …
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Rev. Vanessa Colesworthy of the Thomaston Federated Church is pictured here with the Rev. Wayne Sawyer of Thomaston Baptist Church and the Rev. Peter Jenks of the Episcopal Church of St. John Baptist.

Thomaston churches welcomes new pastor

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 11:25 a.m.
THOMASTON, Maine – The Churches of Thomaston welcome a new addition to the ministry with the arrival of the Rev. Vanessa Colesworthy at the Thomaston Federated Church. The Thomaston Churches work together to run the local food pantry, and other services in the community. On Easter morning the churches will be joining together again for their annual sunrise …
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Holy Week services at Milford church

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 11:09 a.m.
Sunday, April 13, 2014 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.Thursday, April 17, 2014 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.Sunday, April 20, 2014 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Milford Congregational Church, 126 Main Road, Milford, Maine MILFORD, Maine — Lenten Services will be held at the Milford Congregational Church, 126 Main Road., Milford, …
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Holy Week services at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 10:58 a.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — Worship Services at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Rockland have been announced by the Rev. John Van Siclen, St. Peter’s transitional priest-in-charge. St. Peter’s is the little red church with the open door in downtown Rockland by the Public Library.  All are welcome. Palm Sunday – April 13th 8:00 a.m. Blessing of the …
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Organic Livestock Health Care workshop

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 10:54 a.m.
Saturday, April 12, 2014 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: MOFGA Education Center, 294 Crosby Brook Road, Unity, Maine For more information: 207-568-4142 UNITY, Maine — Organic Livestock Health Care Workshop will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association Education Center library, 294 …
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Taize service at Lincolnville Center church

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 10:44 a.m.
Sunday, April 13, 2014 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: United Christian Church, Route 173, Lincolnville Center, Maine For more information: 207-763-4526 LINCOLNVILLE CENTER, Maine — The public is invited to participate in a Taize service at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at the United Christian Church in Lincolnville Center. This is …
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Staff promotions at The First

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 10:38 a.m.
DAMARISCOTTA, Maine — Daniel R. Daigneault, President and CEO of The First N.A. and its parent company, The First Bancorp, recently cited several staff promotions. “I am pleased to recognize the hard work and dedication from our staff,” commented Daigneault in the company’s press release. Karen LaCharite – Karen has …
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Thomaston Interchurch Fellowship sunrise service

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 10:32 a.m.
Sunday, April 20, 2014 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. Location: Weymouth Cross, Near the town landing, Thomston, Maine THOMASTON, Maine — The Thomaston Interchurch Fellowship has scheduled its annual community sunrise service for 6 a.m. Sunday, April 20, at Weymouth Cross, near the town landing, in Thomaston.  There will be a breakfast following the …
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Searsmont public supper April 12

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 10:27 a.m.
Saturday, April 12, 2014 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Searsmont United Methodist Church, Route 131, Searsmont, Maine SEARSMONT, Maine — The  Searsmont United Methodist Church  resumes its schedule of public suppers at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at the church on Route 131. Menu will  include turkey, ham, baked beans, casseroles, …
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Free community Easter egg hunt

Bangor Daily News on April 10, 2014, at 10:18 a.m.
Saturday, April 19, 2014 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Union Congregational Church of Hancock, 1368 Route 1, Hancock , Maine For more information: 207-422-3100 HANCOCK, Maine —  The Union Congregational Church of Hancock, UCC, will host a free community Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, on the parsonage …
 
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