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Community Seder April 22 at Congregation Beth Israel

on April 07, 2016, at 12:50 p.m.
Friday, April 22, 2016 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Congregation Beth Israel, 144 York St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-945-3433 BANGOR, Maine — A community Seder will be held on the first night of Passover at 7 p.m. Friday, April 22, at Congregation Beth Israel, 144 York St. …
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Showing of ‘War Room’ to benefit young cancer patient

on April 07, 2016, at 11:50 a.m.
Sunday, April 10, 2016 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: New Hope Baptist Church, 130 Spring St., Dexter, Maine For more information: 207-924-7419 DEXTER, Maine — The movie “War Room” will be shown at 6 p.m. Sunday, April 10, at New Hope Baptist Church, 130 Spring St., as a fundraiser …
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Historic Stained Glass Window from Former St. Patrick Church in Portland Donated to Aroostook ‘House of Comfort’ in Presque Isle

on April 07, 2016, at 11:38 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — The Diocese of Portland is pleased to announce that one of the striking stained glass windows which once offered an ethereal and vibrant glow to the interior of St. Patrick Church in Portland will provide warmth and tranquility to the future patients and families at the Aroostook …
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Playin’ for Pie – Fundraiser for the Emmaus Homeless Shelter

By Sue Summers on April 07, 2016, at 6:47 a.m.
Saturday, April 23, 2016 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Location: Union Congregational Church of Ellsworth Falls, North Street, Ellsworth, Maine For more information: 207-963-7592; facebook.com/Union-Congregational-Church-of-Ellsworth-Falls-UCC-1447749235441345/?fref=ts Back by Popular Demand! UCC of Ellsworth Falls on North Street (just up from Sunrise Glass) is having another Playin’ for Pie day! This time, …
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Breakfast buffet April 9 at Bucksport church

on April 06, 2016, at 12:55 p.m.
Saturday, April 9, 2016 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Location: Bucksport United Methodist Church, 71 Franklin St. , Bucksport, Maine For more information: 207-469-3622 BUCKSPORT, Maine — An all-you-care-to-eat breakfast buffet will be held 6:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 9, at Bucksport United Methodist Church, 71 Franklin St.  The cost is …
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Church bake sale April 16 in Brewer

on April 06, 2016, at 12:49 p.m.
Saturday, April 16, 2016 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Second Congregational Church, 607 Main St., Brewer, Maine BREWER, Maine — A church bake sale will be held 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at Second Congregational Church, 607 Main St.   This post was contributed by a community member. …
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Breakfast buffet April 9 at Alton church

on April 06, 2016, at 12:41 p.m.
Saturday, April 9, 2016 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Location: Alton United Methodist Church, 4527 Bennoch Road, Alton, Maine ALTON, Maine — A breakfast buffet will be held 7-9 a.m. Saturday, April 9, at Alton Methodist Church, 4527 Bennoch Road. Menu will include baked beans, sausage, eggs, toast, pancakes, homefries, homemade …
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Jesuit Spirituality Initiative to present ‘Prayer as a Conversation Between Friends’

on April 06, 2016, at 12:34 p.m.
PORTLAND—The Jesuit Spirituality Initiative will present “Prayer as a Conversation Between Friends” with the Rev. William A. Barry, SJ, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, at St. Pius X Church, 492 Ocean Ave. The Rev. John Cecero, SJ, the Provincial of the USA Northeast Province, has said that “the heart of …
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‘Empty Bowl Supper’ in Portland to raise money for Haitian children in need

on April 06, 2016, at 12:29 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — The Sacred Heart/St. Dominic Parish Social Justice & Peace Commission will hold its annual “Empty Bowl Supper” at 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 9, in the parish hall located at 65 Mellen St. The supper will benefit a school in Morne Rouge, Haiti, with all proceeds helping to …
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Taize service at Brewer church

on April 06, 2016, at 11:26 a.m.
Friday, April 22, 2016 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, corner of North Main and Holyoke street, Brewer, Maine BREWER, Maine — A Taize service of meditation, prayers, scripture and songs will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, April 22, at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, corner …
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Public baked bean supper, Bangor Community Chorus April 23 at Methodist church in Bangor

on April 05, 2016, at 12:39 p.m.
Saturday, April 23, 2016 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St., Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-945-9567 BANGOR, Maine — A public baked bean supper will be held 5-6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at First United Methodist Church, 703 Essex St. Bangor Community Chorus …
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Old-fashioned baked bean supper at Hammond Street Congregational Church

By Michael O'Hara on April 05, 2016, at 10:31 a.m.
Saturday, April 9, 2016 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High Street – Corner of Hammond & High Streets – Bangor, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-4381; hammondstreetchruch.org Everyone is invited for an old fashioned Hammond Street Church Baked Bean Supper on Saturday, April 9, …
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Author of book “Soul Mates” at Lamb’s on April 9 for book signing

By Marjorie E MacPherson on April 05, 2016, at 10:20 a.m.
Saturday, April 9, 2016 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Lamb’s Book & Bible Store, 877 STILLWATER AVE, BANGOR, MAINE For more information: 207-487-1513; marjorieemacpherson.com BANGOR, Maine — Author Marjorie E. MacPherson will hold a book signing for her latest novel “Soul Mates” 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at …
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Sunday Worship

By Rev. Tim Hall on April 05, 2016, at 8:17 a.m.
Sunday, April 10, 2016 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 A service of worship is held every Sunday morning at the Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine. This Sunday, April 10, Rev. Tim Hall will …
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Portland’s BTS Center’s Bearings Blog Wins Two National Awards

By jessica masse on April 04, 2016, at 3:46 p.m.
The BTS Center’s Bearings Blog Wins Two DeRose-Hinkhouse Awards for Communications Excellence Portland, Maine. April 4, 2016. The BTS Center’s blog, Bearings: Navigating Life-as-Ministry, has won two DeRose-Hinkhouse Awards of Excellence from the Religion Communicators Council (RCC), a national interfaith association of religion communicators at work in print and electronic …
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Church Service at Hammond Street Congregational Church, UCC

By perham a,msden on April 04, 2016, at 2:46 p.m.
Sunday, April 10, 2016 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Location: Hammond Street Congregational Church, UCC, Corner of Hammond and High Streets, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-4381 Kim Livingstone, intern from Andover-Newton Seminary, is providing the sermon, entitled “We Are Blind – Help Us Lead” for the 10 a.m. worship …
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Holden Congregational Church cancels April 9 supper due to death in congregation

By Linette George on April 04, 2016, at 2:24 p.m.
Saturday, April 9, 2016 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Holden Congregational Church, UCC, 9 Rider Bluff Road, Holden, Maine For more information: 207-989-4550; dhparish.org Holden Congregational Church has cancelled our public supper Saturday, April 9th in order to observe the entry of one of our members into the Life …
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Dixmont church’s monthly public fellowship breakfast on April 16

on April 04, 2016, at 9:47 a.m.
Saturday, April 16, 2016 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 breakfast 7-9 a.m. Saturday, April 16, at Dixmont Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Clubhouse, Cates Road. The menu will include eggs, …
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UU Castine announces its Pulliam Grant series for 2016

on April 01, 2016, at 3 p.m.
CASTINE, Maine — The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Castine once again offers a series of Pulliam Grants to organizations that make social justice a central purpose.  The grants honor the memory and promote the values of the late Deborah Pulliam, a generous benefactor of several institutions in Castine and beyond.  …
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Special celebrations scheduled around Maine for Divine Mercy Sunday on April 3

on March 31, 2016, at 3:45 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Many Catholic parishes in Maine are planning Divine Mercy Sunday celebrations for Sunday, April 3, including the adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, veneration of the Divine Mercy image, the sacrament of reconciliation, and the recitation of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. On May 5, 2000, Pope Saint …