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Supporters of same-sex marriage hold a rainbow flag and a rainbow umbrella outside Jefferson County Courthouse in Birmingham, Alabama, on Feb. 9.

Here’s why a vote on gay marriage from Presbyterians matters

By Michelle Boorstein, The Washington Post on March 22, 2015, at 10:46 a.m.
The Presbyterian Church (USA) has voted to change its constitution to allow gay marriage. Why should you care? The Tuesday night development, in which a majority of regional Presbyterian Church USA bodies voted to define marriage as something between “two people” — in a sense is not news. The Presbyterian …
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JOHN STREET CHURCH IN CAMDEN CELEBRATES LENT IN MANY WAYS

By Jean Boobar on March 20, 2015, at 11:51 a.m.
Sunday, April 5, 2015 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: John Street United Methodist Church, 98 John Street, CAMDEN, Maine For more information: 2075421523 To enter the Lenten season, The John Street United Methodist Church, 98 John Street, Camden,held a combined solemn Ash Wednesday service with the Aldersgate United Methodist …
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ST. FRANCIS BY THE SEA EPISCOPAL CHURCH TO HOLD FOUR SERVICES DURING HOLY WEEK

By Laney on March 20, 2015, at 8:36 a.m.
Thursday, April 2, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, April 3, 2015 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.Saturday, April 4, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.Sunday, April 5, 2015 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. Location: St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal church, 330 Hinkley Ridge Road (Rte 177), Blue Hill, ME …
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UMaine Islamic Awareness Week 2015 – Open House!

By Waleed Rahmatullah on March 19, 2015, at 5:52 p.m.
Rights vs Responsibilities: Islam, the Media, and You — with guest speaker from South Africa — Areeb Islam! 6th Annual Islamic Awareness Week Open House SATURDAY March 21st 2015 5:00pm – 7:00pm @ the Islamic Center of Maine – Orono 151 Park Street Orono, Maine This post was contributed by …
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Public County Prayer Night

By Merrilee Brooker on March 19, 2015, at 4:51 p.m.
Monday, April 20, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: 569 Skyway, Presque Ilse, Maine Men of Prayer, a Christian fellowship group, will be holding a Prayer Night on April 20, 2015, Monday, at 6:30PM at the Presque Isle Middle School auditorium. We would like to invite you, your families, …
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‘The Light is On for You’ Sacrament of Reconciliation slated

on March 19, 2015, at 3:21 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — 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” Monday-Friday, March 23-27. During the initiative, Bishop Robert P. Deeley has announced that each parish will designate at least one of its churches …
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Holy Week services announced at Guilford church

on March 19, 2015, at 3:11 p.m.
Sunday, March 29, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, April 2, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.Friday, April 3, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Sunday, April 5, 2015 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Guilford United Methodist Church, 3 School St., Guilford, Maine GUILFORD, Maine — Holy Week services have …
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Downeast Humanists and Freethinkers to meet April 4

on March 19, 2015, at 2:59 p.m.
ELLSWORTH, Maine — Monthly meeting Downeast Humanists and Freethinkers, 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 4, upstairs Maine Grind, Main Street. Discussion topic: “Atheist ‘Churches,’ Humanist Chaplains, and The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.” www.meetup.com/DowneastHumanistsandFreethinkers This post was contributed by a community member. Submit your news →
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DaPonte String Quartet at Thomaston church

Bangor Daily News on March 19, 2015, at 1:05 p.m.
Sunday, March 22, 2015 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Episcopal Church of St. John Baptist, 200 Main St., Thomaston, Maine For more information: 207-3548734 THOMASTON, Maine — The DaPonte String Quartet will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at  Episcopal Church of St. John Baptist, 200 Main St. The …
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Special healing service at Glenburn church

Bangor Daily News on March 19, 2015, at 12:51 p.m.
Saturday, March 28, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Glenburn Evangelical Covenant Church, 911 Hudson Road, Glenburn, Maine For more information: 207-478-9916 GLENBURN, Maine — A special healing service will be held 10-11 a.m Saturday, March 28, at Glenburn Evangelical Covenant Church, 911 Hudson Road. The service is for …
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Glenburn church showing Rev. Billy Graham film ‘Heaven’

on March 19, 2015, at 12:46 p.m.
GLENBURN, Maine — The Rev. Billy Graham’s most recent film “Heaven” will be shown at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, March 22, at Glenburn Evangelical Covenant Church, 911 Hudson Road, as part of the church’s regular worship service. As stated in the film credits, “Death comes to all, but when it comes to you or …
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United Methodist Army offers repairs in Eliot area May 31-June 6

on March 19, 2015, at 12:30 p.m.
ELIOT, Maine — Do you know a homeowner who could use a little help fixing up their house, come Spring? Maybe repairing a leaky roof, steps, handrails, hanging doors, porches, floorboards, saggy floors, window glass, dry wall, stuck windows & doors, window & door screens, shelving, replacing rotten wood? Or constructing wooden or enclosed …
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Games, fellowship, worship Resurrection Sunday at City Reach

on March 19, 2015, at 12:19 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A City Reach Celebration will be held at services 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, April 5, at City Reach Bangor, 127 Hammond St. Celebrate Resurrection Sunday with games, fellowship, and worship, including recognition of the church’s one-year anniversary at the evening service, at the church’s new location. …
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Tori Harris to provide music at ‘Encountering Christ at the Cross’

on March 19, 2015, at 12:08 p.m.
JAY, Maine — At age 26, Tori Harris is one of the fastest rising performers in the praise and worship genre of Catholic music. On Friday, March 27, she will appear during the “Encountering Christ at the Cross” evening planned for St. Rose of Lima Parish on 1 Church St. in …
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Stella Maris Parish lists Holy Week Masses

on March 19, 2015, at 11:58 a.m.
BUCKSPORT, Maine — Holy Week schedule for Stella Maris Parish: — Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2; Stations of the Cross, 5 p.m., and Good Friday service, 6 p.m. Friday, April 3; and Easter service, Sunday, April 5, St. Vincent de Paul, 60 Franklin St., Bucksport. …
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Holy Week schedule at Elm Street church in Bucksport

Bangor Daily News on March 19, 2015, at 11:31 a.m.
Sunday, March 29, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, April 2, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.Friday, April 3, 2015 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.Sunday, April 5, 2015 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: Elm Street Congregational Church, 31 Elm St., Bucksport, Maine For more information: 207-469-3333 BUCKSPORT, Maine — …
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Holy Week services at Brownville Community Church

Bangor Daily News on March 19, 2015, at 11:18 a.m.
Sunday, March 29, 2015 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.Thursday, April 2, 2015 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.Friday, April 3, 2015 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.Sunday, April 5, 2015 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Location: Brownville Community Church, 84 Church St., Brownville, Maine For more information: 207- 965-7872 BROWNVILLE, Maine — …
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Holy Week services for St. James Episcopal in Old Town

Bangor Daily News on March 19, 2015, at 11:06 a.m.
Sunday, March 29, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, April 2, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, April 3, 2015 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.Sunday, April 5, 2015 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Location: St. James Episcopal Church, Corner of Main and Center, Old Town, Maine OLD TOWN, Maine — …
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River of Life Community Church welcomes new pastor

on March 19, 2015, at 9:13 a.m.
HERMON, Maine — River of Life Community Church will celebrate its fresh start at a new location and introduce its new pastor and his wife, Debbie and the Rev. David Curtis, at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at Morgan Hill Event Center, Suite 6, 82 Morgan Hill Lane. River of …
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Guest Speaker Jeff Zito

By Jane Robbins-Teel on March 19, 2015, at 9:08 a.m.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-947-0324; gtcbangor.com; www.facebook.com/gtcbangor Join us on March 25, 2015 at 5:30 pm to hear Guest Speaker Jeff Zito – “Bringing Hope to The Nation of Israel.” The event is free …
 
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