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Kwanzaa Celebration and Vigil

By Laurie Cartier on Dec. 15, 2014, at 10:35 a.m.
Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park St, Bangor, ME For more information: 207-827-4493; uubangor.org The general public is invited to this free event sponsored by the Maine Human Rights Coalition at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park …
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Trinity Episcopal Church – Castine

By Brian MacFarland on Dec. 15, 2014, at 9:38 a.m.
Trinity Episcopal Church – Castine Advent 4 – Sunday, December 21st, The Holy Eucharist with The Rev Canon Ian L. Bockus, Celebrant and Preacher, 9:00 am Church School at 9:00 am. Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24th, Special Music with Flute and Organ at 4:45 pm. Festival Eucharist with Traditional Carols …
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National Best Seller, Here If You Need Me by author Kate Braestrup

Rev. Kate Braestrup to do Monthly Sunday Series at Lincolnville Center Church

By Susan Silverio on Dec. 14, 2014, at 10:08 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Sunday, March 29, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Sunday, April 19, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Sunday, May 24, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Sunday, June …
The Dalai Lama gestures during a speech at the 108th anniversary of Indian Merchant Chambers in Mumbai in September.

Pope declines private meeting with Dalai Lama, citing Chinese relation woes

By Philip Pullella, Reuters on Dec. 13, 2014, at 3:49 p.m.
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has denied a private audience to the Dalai Lama because it could harm the Holy See’s already fraught relations with China, the Vatican said on Friday. The request was declined “for obvious reasons concerning the delicate situation” with China, a Vatican spokesman said. The Dalai …
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Columbia Falls UMC Vesper & Candlelight Service

By nherr0926 on Dec. 13, 2014, at 12:06 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Columbia Falls United Methodist Church, 16 Church Hill Circle, Columbia Falls, Maine For more information: 207-483-2787 Come join us on Sat., December 20th at 7 p.m. at the Columbia Falls United Methodist Church, 16 Church Hill Circle for a VESPER …
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The Pastor has some unexpected visitors with Dylan Brennan, Kim Slininger, Kelly Nelson-Santiago and Dennis Hamrick.

The Pastor’s Unawares, A One Act Play

By CJKent on Dec. 13, 2014, at 11:32 a.m.
Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Union Street Brick Church, 126 Union Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-326-4520; facebook.com/unionstreetbrickchurch It’s Christmas time, which can be a stressful time, and …
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The Pastor’s Unawares, A One Act Play

By CJKent on Dec. 13, 2014, at 11:05 a.m.
It’s Christmas time, which can be a stressful time, and the Union Street Brick Church has a play for you. The one-act play is based on the lives and experiences of the many that have become part of the church’s special character. They are The Pastor’s Unawares. Christmas can become …
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Christmas Eve Service w. Hymn Sing

By Donald Hei on Dec. 12, 2014, at 5:05 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: First Congregational Church, UCC, 35 Church St., Brewer, Maine 04412 For more information: 207-989-7350 Welcome all to our traditional Christmas Eve Service with an opening hymn sing This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Special Christmas Eve Service

By David Tracy on Dec. 12, 2014, at 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Bangor Conference Center, 701 Hogan Rd, Bangor, Maine Your invited to Power Source Ministries, Special Christmas Eve Service on Dec. 24 at 6:00 PM at the Bangor Conference Center 701 Hogan Rd Bangor, ME Come join us as we celebrate …
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St Margaret’s Episcopal Church, Belfast, ME

By St. Margaret's Episcopal Church on Dec. 12, 2014, at 10:07 a.m.
Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Location: Christmas at St Margaret’s Episcopal Church -Ceremony of Lessons and Carols, 95 Court Street, Belfast, ME For more information: 207-338-2412; stmargaretsbelfast.org ++++++++​++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Everyone is invited to attend Christmas at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church located at the corner of Court and …
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Old and New World Yuletide Revelry in Brunswick

on Dec. 11, 2014, at 12:03 p.m.
BRUNSWICK, Maine – Maine’s premier Celtic duo, Castlebay, will “Drive cold winter away” with joyous and mysterious seasonal songs and tunes from the Ireland, Scotland and the British Isles as well as their native New England at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick, 1 Middle …
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Nativity Display and Tea at Belfast church

Bangor Daily News on Dec. 11, 2014, at 11:31 a.m.
Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill St., Belfast, Maine BELFAST, Maine — Nativity Display and Tea, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane. Free admission. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit …
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‘We Need a Little Christmas’ concert at East Millinocket

Bangor Daily News on Dec. 11, 2014, at 11:24 a.m.
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine — The St. Peter’s Community Choir of East Millinocket will present a concert “We Need a Little Christmas” at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, St. Peter’s Church, 59 Cedar St., under the direction of  Karen Giberson.  For information, call 746-3333. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Handel’s Messiah Sing

Bangor Daily News on Dec. 11, 2014, at 11:18 a.m.
THOMASTON, Maine – Handel’s Messiah Sing, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16, Episcopal Church of Saint John Baptist, 200 Main St. Rehearsal at 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15. This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Christmas pageant ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ at Lincoln

Bangor Daily News on Dec. 11, 2014, at 10:59 a.m.
LINCOLN, Maine — Christmas pageant, “Twelve Days of Christmas,” a musical for unison voices, 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, First United Methodist Church of Lincoln, 8 Lee Road.   This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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Free community Christmas dinner at Belfast church

Bangor Daily News on Dec. 11, 2014, at 10:21 a.m.
BELFAST, Maine — A free community Christmas dinner will be offered at noon Christmas Day, Dec. 25, at Belfast United Methodist Church, 23 Mill Lane.   This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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‘The Light is On for You’ reconciliation Dec. 15-19

on Dec. 11, 2014, at 10:09 a.m.
PORTLAND — All Maine Catholics are invited to experience God’s love, mercy, and forgiveness through the Sacrament of Reconciliation at “The Light is On for You,” a diocese-wide event to be held during the third week of Advent from Monday, Dec. 15, to Friday, Dec. 19. Roman Catholic Bishop Robert P. Deeley …
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Holden Evening Prayer Vesper Service at Hancock Congregational Church

By David on Dec. 10, 2014, at 11:02 a.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Union Congregational Church of Hancock, 1368 U.S. Highway 1, Hancock, Maine For more information: 207-422-3100; hancockucc.org Hancock-On December 17th at 7 pm, the Union Congregational Church of Hancock will hold an Advent vesper service based on the Holden Evening Prayer. …
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Christmas Eve Service of Readings and Carols at Hancock Congregational Church

By David on Dec. 10, 2014, at 10:51 a.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Union Congregational Church of Hancock, 1368 U.S. Highway 1, Hancock, Maine For more information: 207-422-3100; hancockucc.org Hancock – Christmas Eve, December 24th at 7 pm. Union Congregational Church of Hancock 1368 U.S. Highway 1, Hancock 7 pm Traditional Christmas Eve …
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Christmas Eve Service Ellsworth United Methodist Church

By Priscilla Vail on Dec. 10, 2014, at 7:23 a.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Ellsworth United Methodist Church, 21 Hancock Street, Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 207-667-5966; ellsworthunitedmethodistchurch.org Ellsworth United Methodist Church 21 Hancock Street Ellsworth, Maine 04605 667-5966 Join us for our festive candlelight Christmas Eve Service,7pm, at Ellsworth United Methodist Church, 21 …
 
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