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Free community soup supper at Redeemer Lutheran

Bangor Daily News on Dec. 30, 2014, at 11:10 a.m.
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St. Mark’s congregation in Augusta to worship at Prince of Peace

on Dec. 30, 2014, at 10:39 a.m.
By Heidi Shott, Canon for Communication and Advocacy, Episcopal Diocese of Maine Dwindling congregation, cost of building maintenance sends St. Mark’s congregation to worship at Prince of Peace in Augusta|AUGUSTA, Maine — The congregation of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church of Augusta will gather for worship with the people of Prince of …
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Creating Principled Relationships

By Laurie Cartier on Dec. 29, 2014, at 2:08 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park St, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-947-7009; uubangor.org/ The Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor invites you to join us on Sunday January 4th at 10 am for our first Sunday service of the …
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Service of Communion

By Rev. Tim Hall on Dec. 29, 2014, at 10:16 a.m.
Sunday, Jan. 4, 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) 326-1008; tcpoc.org A service of Holy Communion will be held during Sunday morning worship, January 4, at the Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine, UCC. Rev. Tim …
Pope John Paul II slumps in an open car on May 13, 1981 seconds after he was shot and nearly killed by Turkish gunman Mehmet Ali Agca. The Vatican confirmed that Agca visited the tomb of the former pope and placed a white rose on it.

Man who tried to kill Pope John Paul II puts roses on his tomb

By Reuters on Dec. 28, 2014, at 9:52 a.m.
VATICAN CITY — The man who tried to kill former Pope John Paul II 33 years ago showed up at the Vatican on Saturday to put white roses on his tomb and said he wanted to meet Pope Francis. Mehmet Ali Agca, a Turk, left John Paul critically injured after …
A shepherd waits for his cue during the Christmas presentation at the Church of Universal Fellowship on Main Street in Orono Wednesday.

Orono wise men rap on Christmas Eve: ‘There’s a stranger in the manger’

By Judy Harrison on Dec. 24, 2014, at 6:49 p.m.
As the sun set Wednesday, three regally dressed kings walked down the center aisle of the Church of Universal Fellowship. They knelt before the Christ child, left gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh, faced the congregation and started to rap. “There’s a stranger in the manger, sitting …
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Christmas Eve service in Machias

By decopyeditor on Dec. 24, 2014, at 9:20 a.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Centre Street Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 9 Center St., Machias, ME A Christmas Eve service will begin at 7 p.m. this evening at Centre Street Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, in downtown Machias. The Rev. Dr. Eric …
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All Saints Parish giving refugees welcome kits

on Dec. 23, 2014, at 3:58 p.m.
By Dave Guthro, Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland BRUNSWICK, Maine — In an effort to offer support to Catholic Charities Maine’s Refugee and Immigration Services, All Saints Parish has launched a yearlong service project to provide “Welcome Kits” to refugees arriving in Maine through the program. Pre-kindergarteners through fifth-graders who …
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The Rev. Paul H. Dumais

Bishop Deeley announces priest assignment

on Dec. 23, 2014, at 3:35 p.m.
By Dave Guthro, Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland LEWISTON, Maine — Bishop Robert P. Deeley has announced a priest assignment, coverage adjustment, and retirement in Lewiston. The Rev. Paul H. Dumais has been appointed as chaplain at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion, and St. Mary’s Residence, all located in Lewiston, …
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Catholic Diocese of Portland lists Christmas services online

on Dec. 22, 2014, at 9:23 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — A listing of Masses scheduled for Catholic churches in Maine on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day is now available on the Diocese of Portland’s website. To access the list, visit www.portlanddiocese.org/christmasmasses. Bishop Robert P. Deeley will celebrate midnight Mass and a 10 a.m. Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland on Christmas Day. The bishop …
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Christmas Eve services at Orono church

Bangor Daily News on Dec. 22, 2014, at 8:39 a.m.
 ORONO, Maine — Christmas Eve services for the Church of Universal Fellowship in Orono , 82 Main St., will be as follows: Children’s interactive service, 4 p.m. with refreshments in the Gathering Place; lessons and carols, 7 p.m. with refreshments in the Gathering Place. This post was contributed by a community …
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Christmas Eve Service

By Marjorie Dever on Dec. 22, 2014, at 7:01 a.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, 59 Main St, Dexter, Maine For more information: 207-217-4695 Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Dexter invites you to attend their Christmas Eve Service. Light refreshments to follow. Come on out and enjoy some good old Christmas …
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Lessons and carols at St. Thomas in Winn

Bangor Daily News on Dec. 19, 2014, at 11:44 a.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 14 Main St., Winn, Maine For more information: (207) 736-2010 WINN, Maine — A Christmas Eve Service of Lessons and  Carols will be celebrated at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, Winn, at 7 PM on Christmas Eve.  All are …
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Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

By Janetr12 on Dec. 18, 2014, at 10:20 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Columbia Street Baptist Church, 63 Columbia Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-945-6616; csbcbangor.org/ Celebrate the birth of Jesus at our annual Candlelight Christmas Eve Service, 7:00 PM, Dec. 24, Columbia Street Baptist Church, 63 Columbia Street, Bangor. 945-6616 This …
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Christmas Services

By stjohnsbangor on Dec. 18, 2014, at 4:51 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 234 French Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 2079470156; stjohnsbangor.org Christmas Eve at St. John’s Episcopal– Tuesday, December 24 at 4:00 pm (Childcare provided) and 11:00 pm. The …
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Vigil to commemorate Bangor’s annual Homeless Memorial Day

on Dec. 18, 2014, at 12:35 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — PCHC’s Hope House Homeless Shelter in collaboration with the Hammond Street Congregational Church and the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter will sponsor the Homeless Vigil at Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High Street, Bangor on Sunday, December 21st, Bangor’s Annual Homeless Memorial Day. Please join us in remembering those who passed away …
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Reading of ‘A Child’s Christmas in Wales’ in Thomaston

Bangor Daily News on Dec. 18, 2014, at 12:27 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Episcopal Church of St. John Baptist, 200 Main St., Thomaston, Maine THOMASTON, Maine — There will be a reading of Dylan Thomas’ Christmas classic story, “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Episcopal Church of St. John Baptist, …
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Fourth Sunday Damariscotta Area Shape Note Singing Dec. 28

Bangor Daily News on Dec. 18, 2014, at 12:19 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: St. Andrews Church, 11 Glidden St., Newcastle, Maine NEWCASTLE, Maine — There will be a Fourth Sunday Damariscotta Area Shape Note Singing 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28, at St. Andrews Church in Newcastle, 11 Glidden St., in the undercroft. The shapenote singing is a free, participatory event, not a performance. …
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Pageant from the Pews at Aldersgate UMC

on Dec. 18, 2014, at 12:09 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 15 Wesley Lane, Rockland, Maine ROCKLAND, Maine – Aldersgate United Methodist Church will celebrate Christmas Eve by sharing “A Pageant from the Pews.”  It involves inviting those in attendance to take the parts of the various characters in the …
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St. John’s Episcopal Christmas Basket Project benefits 25 families

on Dec. 18, 2014, at 12:03 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — Saint John’s Episcopal has been operating their Christmas Basket Project for more than 20 years. As part of our mission to serve the needs of the community we give a Christmas dinner and toys to 25 families in the Bangor area.  We partner with Hannaford Supermarkets and Penquis …
 
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