Rev. J. Bernard Richardson will work with Bangor area clergy to meet the spiritual needs of patients, their families and staff. He also will create a new accredited program to oversee resident interns who want to become chaplains.
Eastern Maine Medical Center announced Wednesday that a decision to eliminate a paid chaplaincy program has been reversed and a full-time coordinator of chaplaincy services will be hired.
I have never personally heard Trump claim he is an evangelical Christian, so I don’t expect his speech and demeanor to totally match up like one.
Some Christians say they prefer to leave their fate in God’s hands, rather than be vaccinated.
Police are investigating a former Tremont pastor for alleged possession of child pornography, according to a search warrant on file at Hancock County Unified Criminal Court.
The pastor at a local church has resigned his post in the midst of what the bishop of the diocese calls “a difficult time” for the parish.
Grace United Methodist Church in Bangor will hold its last worship service on June 30.
Maine is one of the least religious states in the nation, but Winters and his congregation, like clergy and worshippers all over Maine, are anxious to gather together again.
In tone and content, their debate was like an alternate universe from the one Americans saw little more than a week ago.
His radical inclusiveness earned him scorn from fundamentalists.
Billy Graham is lying in honor in Washington before a funeral Friday near his home in North Carolina.
Schools Christian College Fair BANGOR — Bangor Christian Schools will hosting its annual college fair 6:30-8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the school.The event is open to the public. Representatives from Crandall University, Cairn University, Cedarville University, Eastern Nazarene College, Grace Evangelical College, Husson University, Liberty University, Patrick Henry College, Pensacola Christian College and Taylor […]
Perhaps no aspect of the American founding is as politicized today as the role of religion. Be they atheists or deeply devout, liberals tend to see religious pluralism and equality as definitive American values, while the right wing (Vice President Mike Pence and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, for example) insists that the United States was […]
GREENVILLE – Etta M. Hubbard, 96, wife of the late Harold E. Hubbard, passed away April 20, 2016, at C.A. Dean Skilled Care Facility in Greenville. She was born October 19, 1919, in Greenville, the daughter of William D. and Elizabeth J. (Wood) Marsh. Mrs. Hubbard had worked as a cook for many years, then […]
BAR HARBOR, Maine — The former District Court judge who presided in Hancock County for more than 20 years died Thursday at the age of 80.Bernard Staples of Hulls Cove retired in 2010 to attend Grace Evangelical Seminary, according to a previously published report. He was appointed in 1989 by Gov. John McKernan. “All of […]
BANGOR, Maine — Bangor City Councilor Joe Baldacci and former governor John Baldacci will co-host a spaghetti dinner 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Spectacular Event Center. The cost for the dinner is $6, $3 children under 12. The event will include an auction and door prizes will be awarded. The goal of the […]
Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act provides that government cannot intrude on a person’s religious liberty unless it can prove a compelling interest enforced in the least restrictive way. Following suit, a religious freedom bill proposed in Maine, LD 1340, attracted the support of Republican leaders in the state Senate before it was impaled by the […]
BANGOR, Maine — The Anah Shriners voted overwhelmingly Monday night to purchase the former Abundant Life Church on Broadway. Local Potentate Jesse Thomas said more than 350 shriners showed up for the vote, with only one opposed and two abstentions. “The offer has been made and accepted, and we needed a vote from all the […]
Between Pope Francis’s visit and House Speaker John Boehner’s announcement that he would step down next month we got quite a lesson last week in grace and gracelessness.
Despite deep-rooted difference between the branches of Apostolic Christianity, both oppose allowing same-sex nuptials …