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Annual online auction fundraiser for UU Church in Belfast

on May 14, 2015, at 10:51 a.m.
BELFAST, Maine — The fourth annual online silent auction to benefit the Unitarian Universalist Church in Belfast will be held through June 5, at www.biddingforgood.com, culminating with a traditional silent auction June 7 after the church service. Items ranging from $20-$1,500 in value include: gift certificates, food, services, vacation rentals, home …
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The Rev. Paul Marquis

Catholic Diocese of Portland announces assignments, retirement

on May 14, 2015, at 10:10 a.m.
By Dave Guthro PORTLAND, Maine — Roman Catholic Bishop Robert P. Deeley of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Maine has announced the following priest assignments and retirement: The Rev. Paul R. Marquis has been appointed half-time parochial vicar effective June 1, at St. Michael Parish (Sacred Heart Church, Hallowell; St. Augustine …
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Rummage sale at Hancock church

on May 14, 2015, at 9:37 a.m.
Saturday, May 16, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Union Congregational Church, UCC, 1368 Route 1, Hancock, Maine For more information: 207-422-3100 HANCOCK, Maine — Rummage sale with gently used clothing for men, women, and children will be held 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 16, at Union Congregational Church, UCC, …
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2015 Regional Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses end of May

on May 14, 2015, at 9:28 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Regional Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses will be held May 22-24 and May 29-31, at Cross Insurance Arena. The convention will be attended by members of 62 congregations of Jehovah’s Witnesses from Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, and is open to the public. The 2015 theme is “Imitate …
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The Needhams in concert at Belfast church

on May 14, 2015, at 9:05 a.m.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane, Belfast, Maine BELFAST, Maine — The Needhams, a Christian family group, will be in concert at 7 p.m Thursday, May 21, at Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane. Free will offering. This …
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African Children’s Choir Returns to Ellsworth

By Todd Crosthwaite on May 14, 2015, at 7:28 a.m.
Sunday, May 24, 2015 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: The Grand, 165 Main St., Ellsworth, ME For more information: 2076692182; faithcommunityfellowship.com The internationally-acclaimed African Children’s Choir is returning to Ellsworth, performing at The Grand on Sunday, May 24, 7 pm. Admission is free. Doors open at 6:30. The African …
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Lasagna supper at Ellsworth church

on May 12, 2015, at 12:08 p.m.
Saturday, May 23, 2015 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: First Congregational Church, 2 Church St., Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 207-669-2028 ELLSWORTH, Maine — The First Congregational Church of Ellsworth will hold a lasagna public supper 5-6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23, at 2 Church St. The menu will include …

The number of Christians in Maine has dropped dramatically since 2007

By Pattie Reaves on May 12, 2015, at 12:04 p.m.
According to a comprehensive study by the Pew Research Center on America’s religious landscape, the number of Americans identifying as Christian is in “sharp decline.”
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Frankfort Congregational Church – Spring Fair

By Jacob Gran on May 12, 2015, at 9:35 a.m.
Saturday, May 16, 2015 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Frankfort Congregational Church, 1 Main Street, Frankfort, Maine For more information: (207) 223 – 4600 Spring Fair & Plant Sale Plants, jewelry, baked goods, raffles, and more. May 16, 2015 8AM – Noon This post was contributed by a community …
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Frankfort Congregational Church – Turkey Supper

By Jacob Gran on May 12, 2015, at 9:31 a.m.
Saturday, May 30, 2015 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Frankfort Congregational Church, 1 Main Street, Frankfort , Maine For more information: (207) 223 – 4600 Turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, cranberry, peas, and pie. Saturday, May 30, 2015 4:30 – 6:30 PM This post was contributed by a community member. …
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Old-fashioned baked bean supper at Hammond Street church

on May 11, 2015, at 4:36 p.m.
Saturday, May 30, 2015 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Congregational Church, corner of Hammond and High streets, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-4381 BANGOR, Maine — An old-fashioned baked bean supper will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Hammond Street Congregational Church, corner of …
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Sunday Worship

By Rev. Tim Hall on May 11, 2015, at 10:51 a.m.
Sunday, May 17, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Location: Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine, 68 Main Street, Castine, Maine For more information: (207) 326-9486; tcpoc.org “Guided in Prayer” is the sermon theme of this week’s Sunday worship service at the Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine. Rev. Tim Hall will …
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Castine – Trinity Episcopal Church

By Brian MacFarland on May 11, 2015, at 8:04 a.m.
Sunday After the Ascension – May 17, 2015. The Holy Eucharist with The Rev’d Emily Blair Stribling, Celebrant and Preacher, 9:00 am. Please join us for refreshments after the service. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →

Raul Castro meets pope, says he might return to the Church

By Philip Pullella, Reuters on May 10, 2015, at 3:08 p.m.
VATICAN CITY — Cuban President Raul Castro thanked Pope Francis Sunday for brokering the thaw between Havana and Washington and said the pope so impressed him that he might return to the Catholic Church, despite being a communist. The 83-year-old younger brother of Cuba’s revolutionary leader Fidel spoke with the …

Mother’s Day without Mom

on May 09, 2015, at 4:35 a.m.
Life is marked by many milestones. Graduating from high school or college. Moving away from home. Landing a serious job. Maybe getting married or becoming a parent. Some events we work hard to achieve. Others we work equally hard to avoid. But, with the passage of time, many are simply …
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Annual Plant Sale at Unitarian Universalist Society of Maine

By Laurie Cartier on May 07, 2015, at 1:46 p.m.
Saturday, June 6, 2015 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park St, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-947-7009; uubangor.org On Saturday June 6 from 9 am to 2 pm the annual plant sale will take place at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Maine, 120 …
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New Renaissance Singers spring concert

on May 07, 2015, at 10:57 a.m.
Friday, May 29, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: First Congregational Church of Brewer, 35 Church St., Brewer, Maie BREWER, Maine — The New Renaissance Singers “Seasons of Love” spring choral concert will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, May 29, at First Congregational Church of Brewer, 35 Church St. This …
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Monthly fellowship breakfast at Dixmont church

on May 07, 2015, at 10:52 a.m.
Saturday, May 16, 2015 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Clubhouse, Cates Road, Dixmont, Maine DIXMONT, Maine — The Dixmont United Methodist Church will hold its monthly public fellowship buffet-style breakfast 7-9 a.m. Saturday, May 16, at the Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Clubhouse, Cates Road. The menu …
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Annual plant sale at Episcopal church in Thomaston

on May 07, 2015, at 10:45 a.m.
Saturday, May 16, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Episcopal Church of St. John Baptist, corner of Main and Green streets, Thomaston, Maine THOMASTON, Maine — The Episcopal Church of St. John Baptist in Thomaston will hold its annual plant sale 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, May 16, at the church, located at …
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Eckankar workshop on dreams, soul travel, past lives

on May 07, 2015, at 10:11 a.m.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Thursday, June 18, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Bangor Public Library, 145 Harlow St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-947-8413; eckinme.org BANGOR, Maine — Eckankar, The Religion of the Light and Sound of God, will offer a workshop  6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays, …
 
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