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Church in Bucksport offers buffet breakfast

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 3:33 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Bucksport United Methodist Church, 71 Franklin St., Bucksport, Maine For more information: church office at 469-3622 or Ed Petravicz at 469-9979 The Bucksport United Methodist Church, at 71 Franklin Street in Bucksport, will host a breakfast buffet 6:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, …
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Author and priest Father James Martin

Widely-known priest and author will speak at Jesuit Spirituality Initiative event in Portland

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 11:50 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Keegan Gymnasium of Cheverus High School, 267 Ocean Ave., Portland, Maine For more information: cheverus.org/campus-life/ jamesmartinsj.cfm PORTLAND — Father James J. Martin, SJ, a respected author and editor-at-large of the Jesuit magazine America, will serve as the next Jesuit Spirituality …
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Marking the day Saint Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Residence in Portland received the 2016 Maine Health Care Association Celebrating Excellence in Innovation Award are (from left) Maine' first lady Ann LePage; Peggy Farrington, administrator, Saint Joseph’s; Sonya Thibeau, social worker, Saint Joseph’s employee; and Richard A. Erb, president and CEO of the association.

Saint Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Residence honored for excellence in innovation

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 11:43 a.m.
PORTLAND — Saint Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Residence, 1133 Washington Ave., in Portland, has received the 2016 Maine Health Care Association Celebrating Excellence in Innovation Award. The award was presented by Ann LePage, first lady of Maine, at a recognition ceremony held at the Augusta Civic Center on Sept. 20. MHCA’s …
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Blessing of the Animals events scheduled for Biddeford, Portland, Westbrook, Yarmouth, Norway, Lewiston, Augusta

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 11:27 a.m.
PORTLAND — Animal lovers from around Maine are invited to flock to several opportunities to have their animal companions blessed outdoors in celebration of Saint Francis of Assisi’s Feast Day. All pets are welcome to attend seven Blessing of the Animals events scheduled for early October. As prayers are offered, …
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Biscuits, homemade pies featured at church’s bean supper

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 10:23 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 4:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Dover-Foxcroft United Methodist Church, 156 East Main St., Dover-Foxcroft, Maine For more information: 564-2843 DOVER-FOXCROFT — A baked bean supper will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Dover-Foxcroft United Methodist Church, 156 East Main St. The menu …
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Corinth church supper will feature beans and chop suey

on Sept. 29, 2016, at 10:14 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Corinth United Methodist Church, Corinth, Maine CORINTH — Corinth United Methodist Church will hold a baked bean supper 4:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the church. The menu will offer baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad, hot dogs, chop suey, bread and …
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Concert at Ellsworth church to benefit youth mission trip to Dominican Republic

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 12:39 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: First Congregational Church of Ellsworth, 2 Church St., Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 207-669-2028 ELLSWORTH, Maine — A benefit concert to support a youth mission trip to La Romana, Dominican Republic, to help the Good Samaritan Hospital will be held …
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Dharmata Foundation Presents an Evening with Anam Thubten in Belfast

By Liza Wheeler on Sept. 28, 2016, at 12:20 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: First Baptist Church, 95 High St., Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-329-3971 Anam Thubten, a scholar and teacher in the Buddhist tradition, will offer a public talk at the First Baptist Church at 95 High Street in Belfast on Sunday, …
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Visiting Dominican priest to offer special presentations Oct. 12-13 at Ellsworth church

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: St. Joseph Catholic Church, 231 Main St., Ellsworth, Maine ELLSWORTH, Maine — The Rev. Jude Mbukanma, O.P., a Dominican priest of the Dominican Province of St. Joseph the Worker, Nigeria, will offer …
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Second Sunday hymn sings at St. Peter’s beginning Oct. 9

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 12:07 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, March 12, 2017 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, April …
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Anam Thubten

Dharmata Foundation presents an Evening with Anam Thubten in Belfast

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 11:56 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: First Baptist Church, 95 High St., Belfast, Maine For more information: 207-329-3971 BELFAST, Maine — Anam Thubten, a scholar and teacher in the Buddhist tradition, will offer a public talk at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at First Baptist Church, …
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Free music classes offered at Rockland church

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 11:48 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, Jan. 6, 2017 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, March 3, 2017 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, April …
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Pumpkinfest to be held at Carmel church

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 11:37 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Crossing Life Church and Community Center, 87 Damascus Road, Carmel, Maine CARMEL, Maine — Pumpkinfest 2016, noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Crossing Life Church & Community Center, 87 Damascus Road. Come celebrate the harvest season with live music, craft & bake …
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Blessing of the Animals slated at Blue Hill church

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 11:29 a.m.
BLUE HILL, Maine — Blessing of the Animals will take place immediately after the 10 a.m. service Sunday, Oct. 2, at St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church, 330 Hinckley Ridge Road . House-broken pets are welcome in the service. The blessing will take place after the service outside on the lawn. …
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John Ford, Mark Nickerson to tell stories Oct. 27

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 11:23 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: United Methodist Church, Route 131, Searsmont, Maine SEARSMONT, Maine — A community program featuring former Game Warden John Ford Sr., and former State Trooper Mark Nickerson will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at United Methodist Church in Searsmont. …
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Community rummage sale in Hancock

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 11:12 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Union Congregational Church, 1368 Route 1, Hancock, Maine For more information: 207-422-3100 HANCOCK, Maine — A community rummage sale will be held 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Union Congregational Church, 1368 Route 1. Gently used clothing for men, …
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Dinner, entertainment and auction to benefit steeple fund at Chestnut Street Church

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 11:02 a.m.
Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Chestnut Street Baptist Church, 29 Chestnut St., Camden, Maine For more information: 207-763-3940 CAMDEN, Maine — Dinner, entertainment by Rosey Gerry and an auction beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, will be held at Chestnut Street Baptist Church, 29 Chestnut St. …
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Blessing of the Animals events scheduled in Catholic churches

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 9:44 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Animal lovers from around Maine are invited to flock to several opportunities to have their animal companions blessed outdoors in celebration of Saint Francis of Assisi’s Feast Day, which is Oct. 4. All pets are welcome to attend seven Blessing of the Animals events scheduled for early …
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Widely-known priest and author to speak Oct. 17 at Jesuit Spirituality Initiative event

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 9:31 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Cheverus High School, 267 Ocean Ave., Portland, Maine For more information: cheverus.org/campus-life/jamesmartinsj.cfm PORTLAND, Maine — The Rev. James J. Martin, SJ, a respected author and editor-at-large of the Jesuit magazine “America”, will serve as the next Jesuit Spirituality Initiative speaker at 7 …
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UU Congregation of Castine awards seven Pulliam Social Justice Grants

on Sept. 28, 2016, at 9:08 a.m.
CASTINE, Maine — The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Castine has awarded seven organizations a total of $30,000 in support of social justice.   The annual Deborah Pulliam Social Justice Grants honor the late Deborah Pulliam and her generosity toward the congregation and to a number of other institutions in Castine and …