January 6, 2012 RSS feed / Worship

Boiled dinner on menu at Holy Trinity Parish

LISBON — A public boiled dinner is planned Jan. 14 at Holy Trinity Parish, 67 Frost Hill Ave. Dinner will be served from 4:45 to 6 p.m. The cost is $7 for adults, $ 4 for children younger than 12, and $18 for a family. More...

Bean supper on tap at First Parish Church

FREEPORT — A public bean supper is planned Jan. 14 at First Parish Church, 40 Main St. Two seatings are planned, at 5 and 6 p.m. The menu features three kinds of beans, chop suey, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, hot dogs, rolls and desserts. More...

Cornerstone Baptist slated to offer Financial Peace University course

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nearly 1.5 million families have been able to positively change their financial situation through Financial Peace University (FPU), the 13-week DVD course taught by Dave Ramsey on DVD, according to a news release. More...

Christmas through the eyes of … King Herod

The first Christmas, as told through the eyes of King Herod,

Those scoundrels. Plotting. Sneaking. Trying to take my throne. But it’s not going to happen. No, I’ll fix them. They show up in Jerusalem. Come to the palace looking for the new king. I am here. I am king. More...

Special services to celebrate year

Several area congregations are planning special activities to usher in the new year. Among them: Brunswick United Methodist Church BRUNSWICK — On Sunday, New Year’s Day, there will only be a 9:30 a.m. More...

Shape Note Singing session slated Sunday

PORTLAND — The New Church will host a free session of Shape Note Singing on New Year’s Day, from 1 to 4 p.m. The church is located at 302 Stevens Ave. More...

N.C. Baptist leader wants civil debate on marriage

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The newly elected president of North Carolina’s largest religious denomination said he hopes for a civil debate over a proposal to ban samesex marriage in the state constitution. The Rev. More...

Special Christmas services set around the Mid-coast

As Christmas weekend gets under way, several local congregations have special services and observances planned. More...

Christmas, through the eyes of … a wise man

The first Christmas, as told through the eyes of a wise man, by the Rev. Edward Greene. More...

CHURCH LISTINGS

Area church groups that would like to be included in this list may call, mail, fax or deliver a note containing the church’s name and location, the pastor’s name, service and class schedule to Worship Page Editor& More...

Pavilion director set to speak to CLIMB

PORTLAND — Cheryl Poulopoulos, director of Seaside Pavilion Ministries in Old Orchard Beach, will be the featured speaker Tuesday during the Christian Leaders in Maine Business meeting. More...

So. Freeport Church plans chowder lunch

FREEPORT — South Freeport Church will offer a haddock chowder luncheon on Jan. 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The luncheon is buffet style and includes creamy haddock chowder, coleslaw, corn muffins, cake and a beverage. More...

Presbyterians plans Epiphany pageant

TOPSHAM — The Christmas season isn’t quite over at Mid- Coast Presbyterian Church, where worshipers will remember Epiphany and the wise men’s gifts during a children’s pageant on Sunday. The service begins at 10:10 a.m. More...

Maine St. Baptist plans FPU on Sunday nights

BRUNSWICK — Maine Street Baptist Church will be hosting Dave Ramsey’s 13- week Financial Peace University course beginning with a free preview night at 5 p.m., Jan. 15. Regular classes begin on Jan. 29. More...

Shambhala centers offers special January programs

BRUNSWICK — Aspiring and experienced meditators are invited to attend events offered at the Shambhala Meditation Centers in the month of January that “will guide participants to commence or reinvigorate a meditation practice,” accor More...

Neighborhood Café is free every Tuesday

BATH — The United Church of Christ, “ The Neighborhood Faith Community,” offers its free Neighborhood Café every Tuesday at the 150 Congress Ave., from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Meditation center plans Jan. 8 session

WEST BATH — Dzogchen Meditation Center has announced a Sunday meditation and Dharma discourse for Jan. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. The meditation will be “The Practice of Being and the Fiction of Ego.” More...

In Israel, a higher profile for Christmas

The founders of Neve Shaanan, a neighborhood in southern Tel Aviv, planned their streets in the shape of a seven-branched candelabra — a symbol of their Jewish faith. More...

N.C. parent unhappy that students were able to take Bibles home from school

WEAVERVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A Buncombe County mother was unhappy when her son came home from his fifthgrade class at North Windy Ridge intermediate school with a Bible. More...