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Religion calendar for March 28-April 4

on March 26, 2015, at 6:31 p.m.
AUGUSTA — St. Mark’s Episcopal Church members joined worship, 9 a.m. Sundays, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 209 Eastern Ave. St. Mark’s missions to remain at 9 Summer St. BANGOR — Program of monologues and hymns presented by Bangor First United Methodist Church in conjunction with Grace United Methodist Church, …
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Good Friday Service

By Lisa Gardner on March 26, 2015, at 3:07 p.m.
Friday, April 3, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: North Brewer Eddington UMC, 31 Main Road, Eddington, ME For more information: 207-989-4715; nbeumc.org A Good Friday Service will be held at North Brewer-Eddington United Methodist Church at 7pm. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news …
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Easter Sunday at North Brewer Eddington United Methodist Church

By Lisa Gardner on March 26, 2015, at 2:47 p.m.
Sunday, April 5, 2015 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: North Brewer Eddington UMC, 31 Main Road, Eddington, ME For more information: 207-989-4715; nbeumc.org 7:30am Sunrise Service @ Eddington Salmon Club 8:30am Easter Breakfast at North Brewer Eddington Methodist Church; After breakfast Easter Egg Hunts for children through teens. 10am …
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Easter Sunday – Ellingwoods Corner United Methodist Church

By saboperez on March 26, 2015, at 7 a.m.
Sunday, April 5, 2015 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: ELLINGWOODS CORNER METHODIST CHURCH – EASTER EVENTS, 790 Lebanon Road RT 69 and Monroe Road, Winterport, Maine For more information: 2072692092; facebook.com/ECUMC Easter Sunrise Service – Blueberry Hill at 6:30 am. Monroe Road in Winterport and Blueberry Hill Rd. Easter …

Vatican to give homeless private VIP tour of Sistine Chapel

By Reuters on March 24, 2015, at 4:57 p.m.
VATICAN CITY — In Pope Francis’ latest gesture toward Rome’s homeless, the Vatican said Tuesday homeless people will get a special private tour of its museums and the Sistine Chapel. About 150 homeless people who frequent the Vatican area — where Pope Francis has already set up facilities for them …
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Hancock – Easter Morning Worship Service at Hancock Congregational Church

By David on March 24, 2015, at 3:58 p.m.
Sunday, April 5, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Union Congregational Church of Hancock, UCC, 1368 Route 1, Hancock, Maine For more information: 207-422-3100; hancockucc.org Easter Morning Worship Service at 10 a.m. Child care available. Fellowship refreshments and coffee after the service. The church is an Open and Affirming …
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Hancock – Easter Morning Fellowship Breakfast at Hancock Congreational Church

By David on March 24, 2015, at 3:49 p.m.
Sunday, April 5, 2015 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Location: Union Congregational Church of Hancock, 1368 Route 1, Hancock, Maine For more information: 207-422-3100; hancockucc.org The Union Congregational Church of Hancock, UCC, will host a Fellowship Breakfast on Easter Morning at 7 am. There is no charge and all are …
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Hancock – Easter Morning Sunrise Service at Tidal Falls

By David on March 24, 2015, at 3:37 p.m.
Sunday, April 5, 2015 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Location: Union Congregational Church of Hancock, UCC, 1368 Route 1, Hancock, Maine For more information: 207-422-3100; hancockucc.org The Union Congregational Church of Hancock, UCC, invites and welcomes everyone to join us at Tidal Falls, Hancock, for a traditional Easter Morning Sunrise …
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Hancock – Maundy Thursday Worship At Hancock Congregational Church

By David on March 24, 2015, at 3:25 p.m.
Thursday, April 2, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Union Congregational Church of Hancock, UCC, 1368 Route 1, Hancock, Maine For more information: 207-422-3100; hancockucc.org Maundy Thursday Worship Service with Communion at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited and welcome to participate. The church is an Open and Affirming congregation …
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Holy Week services at St. John’s Episcopal

By stjohnsbangor on March 24, 2015, at 2:23 p.m.
Sunday, March 29, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Monday, March 30, 2015 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.Tuesday, March 31, 2015 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.Wednesday, April 1, 2015 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.Thursday, April 2, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, April 3, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday, April …
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Fellowship supper at St. Martin’s Parish Hall in Millinocket

on March 23, 2015, at 4:10 p.m.
MILLINOCKET, Maine — Another in a series of monthly fellowship suppers will be held Saturday, March 28, in St. Martin’s Parish Hall in Millinocket immediately following the 4 p.m.Mass, as a combined effort by St. Martin’s Family Life Ministry and St. Martin’s kitchen crew. The intent is to bring parishioners together …
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Josh Nelson

First MAINE Appearance of Josh Nelson, star of off-Broadway show about Shlomo Carlabach

By Mary-Anne Saxl on March 23, 2015, at 4:02 p.m.
Event: Josh Nelson Coffee House Date: Saturday, May 2 Time: 7pm Location: 183 French Street Suggested Donation: $5.00 Email: congregationbeth.el@myfairpoint.net Phone: 207.945.4578 First MAINE Appearance Josh Nelson, star of off-Broadway show about Shlomo Carlabach Bangor, Maine – Josh Nelson’s music is difficult to categorize. It’s faith-based, spiritual and God positive, …
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St. John’s Episcopal Church rummage sale

Bangor Daily News on March 23, 2015, at 12:14 p.m.
Saturday, April 25, 2015 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church BANGOR, Maine — Rummage sale at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French Street, behind John Bapst High School, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 25. Good quality clothes for all ages, household items, toys, books, music, and more. Proceeds …
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Easter Sunday Worship Service

By Joyce Leck on March 23, 2015, at 10:39 a.m.
Easter Sunday, April 5, there will be a breakfast in West Brooksville Congregational Church, UCC vestry beginning at 8:00 a.m. An Easter Family Worship Service will begin at 9:00 a.m. Communion will be served and the Sunday school children will provide special music. All are welcome to attend the breakfast …
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Palm Sunday Worship Service

By Joyce Leck on March 23, 2015, at 10:31 a.m.
On Palm Sunday, March 29, palms will be distributed during the 10:00 worship service at the West Brooksville Congregational Church, UCC. All are welcome to attend the worship service and the coffee hour held in the vestry following the worship service. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit …
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Holy Week at Trinity Episcopal Church – Castine

By Brian MacFarland on March 23, 2015, at 8:22 a.m.
Holy Week at Trinity Episcopal Church – Castine March 29, 2015-The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday – 9:00 am The Rev Emily Blair Stribling April 2, 2015-Maundy Thursday – 5:00 pm The Rev Richard Armstrong April 3, 2015-Good Friday – 12:00 Noon The Rev Canon Ian L Bockus & …
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Trinity Episcopal Church – Castine

By Brian MacFarland on March 23, 2015, at 8:05 a.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church – Castine Sunday of the Passion (Palm Sunday) – March 29, 2015. The Liturgy of the Palms and the Holy Eucharist with the Rev Emily Blair Stribling, Celebrant and Preacher, 9:00 am. Church School at 9:00 am. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your …
Supporters of same-sex marriage hold a rainbow flag and a rainbow umbrella outside Jefferson County Courthouse in Birmingham, Alabama, on Feb. 9.

Here’s why a vote on gay marriage from Presbyterians matters

By Michelle Boorstein, The Washington Post on March 22, 2015, at 10:46 a.m.
The Presbyterian Church (USA) has voted to change its constitution to allow gay marriage. Why should you care? The Tuesday night development, in which a majority of regional Presbyterian Church USA bodies voted to define marriage as something between “two people” — in a sense is not news. The Presbyterian …
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JOHN STREET CHURCH IN CAMDEN CELEBRATES LENT IN MANY WAYS

By Jean Boobar on March 20, 2015, at 11:51 a.m.
Sunday, April 5, 2015 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: John Street United Methodist Church, 98 John Street, CAMDEN, Maine For more information: 2075421523 To enter the Lenten season, The John Street United Methodist Church, 98 John Street, Camden,held a combined solemn Ash Wednesday service with the Aldersgate United Methodist …
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ST. FRANCIS BY THE SEA EPISCOPAL CHURCH TO HOLD FOUR SERVICES DURING HOLY WEEK

By Laney on March 20, 2015, at 8:36 a.m.
Thursday, April 2, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, April 3, 2015 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.Saturday, April 4, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.Sunday, April 5, 2015 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. Location: St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal church, 330 Hinkley Ridge Road (Rte 177), Blue Hill, ME …
 
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