February 24, 2012 RSS feed / Worship

The parable of the prodigal son, from the mother’s point of view

CLERGY COLUMN

To read the biblical account, see Luke 15:11-31. More...

Friday Lenten benefit supper series slated

BRUNSWICK — St. Charles Borromeo Church will host the first of its weekly benefit Lenten fish suppers today. Today’s meal benefits Habitat for Humanity/ 7 Rivers Maine. Supper is served from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Brunswick Shambhala center open house set

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Shambhala Meditation Center will host an open house on March 7 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at 19 Mason St. More...

Bath church hosting healthy cooking class

BATH — The Heart Healthy Cooking Class, featuring a totally plant-based diet, will be held at the Bath Seventhday Adventist Church on Tuesdays, March 20 and 27, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Shape note singing session slated

PORTLAND — A shape note singing session is planned March 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. at The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave. More...

A teaching method all could agree with

CLERGY COLUMN

First, an admission: I am a very difficult consumer in every way. I am always on the lookout for evidence of poor consumer service, in stores, medical offices, pretty much everywhere. More...

Friday Lenten benefit supper series slated

BRUNSWICK — St. Charles Borromeo Church will be sponsoring weekly benefit Lenten fish suppers each Friday through March 30. Supper is served from 5 to 7 p.m. The church is located at 132 McKeen St. More...

Methodists offer ham, beans at public meal

LISBON — The Methodist Women will be sponsoring a home baked bean and ham supper on Feb. 25 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Lisbon Methodist Church. The cost is $7 for adults and $ 3 for children ages 6- 12. Those ages 5 and younger eat free. More...

Lent begins Feb. 22 with Ash Wednesday

BATH — The United Methodist Church, 340 Oak Grove Ave., will hold its Ash Wednesday worship service on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. This service marks the beginning of the Lenten season. More...

Appreciate the day, each day, everyday

In a simpler day, years ago, I remember my mother organized her week around her household tasks. More...

Jason Crabb leads field with 8 Dove Awards nominations

ATLANTA — Singer Jason Crabb grabbed eight nominations for the Dove Awards, leading the way for the gospel and Christian music show that will be held in Atlanta for the second year in a row. More...

‘Courageous’ film comes to Corliss St.

BATH — Corliss Street Baptist Church is hosting a free licensed screening of the movie “ Courageous” on March 3. More...

Life Source invites Van Crouch to speak

BRUNSWICK — Life Source Ministries will host special guest speaker Van Crouch on Sunday at 10 a.m. More...

Kahrl talk is next in ‘Windows’ series

BRUNSWICK — First Parish Church, UCC, will host a talk by Judy Kahrl, “Population and Environmental Stewardship,” Sunday at 11:30 a.m. in Pilgrim House, 9 Cleaveland St. Light refreshments will be served. More...

Dems protest religious freedom hearing

WASHINGTON — Religious leaders told a House panel Thursday the Obama administration was violating basic rights to religious freedom with its policies for requiring that employees of religion-affiliated institutions have access to birth control covera More...

So. Freeport Church plans chowder lunch

FREEPORT — South Freeport Church will offer a haddock chowder luncheon on Feb. 24 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...

Bath church sponsors silent auction

BATH — The Bath Church of the New Jerusalem will hold its third annual Silent Auction of Goods and Services, on Feb. 26 from 2 to 4 p.m. The Church is on the corner of Middle and Winter streets, just across from the fire station on High Street. More...

First Parish planning bean supper Feb. 25

BRUNSWICK — First Parish Church, UCC, is sponsoring a public baked bean supper on Feb. 25 in Pilgrim House, 9 Cleaveland St., from 5 to 6 p.m. The menu will include three kinds of beans, ham and hot dogs, homemade salad, brown bread and pies. More...

First Parish launches environment series

BRUNSWICK — Paul Kando will give a talk, “Global Energy Issues and Climate Change,” on Sunday at 11:30 in Fellowship Hall of Pilgrim House, at First Parish Church, UCC. The house is located at 9 Cleaveland St. More...

VIGIL FOR THE ABUSED

PARTICIPANTS in the Vatican-backed symposium on clerical sex abuse, hold candles as they attend a penitential vigil in Rome’s St. Ignatius Church, Tuesday. More...