July 13, 2012 RSS feed / Worship

VBS twist:

Adults can join the fun

BRUNSWICK — “New Seas of Adventures” is on tap during the United Methodist Church’s adult Vacation Bible School summer club.  The club meets July 23 to 27 from 6 to 8 p.m., the same time as the children’s VBS progra More...

Rev. Babson slated at Orr’s Island chapel

HARPSWELL — The Rev. Katharine Babson is the guest speaker scheduled this Sunday at All Saints Chapel.  The services of Holy Eucharist and sermon begin at 9 a.m. More...

French boys choir to perform at 1st Parish

BRUNSWICK — On Thursday at 7:30 p.m., the 22 voice French boy’s choir, Maîtrise des Hautes de France, will appear in concert at First Parish Church, UCC.  Founded in 1972, Maîtrise des Hautes de France comprises about two dozen boys More...

Organ concert series on tap on Tuesdays

BRUNSWICK — First Parish Church’s 27th annual Summer Organ Concert Series runs Tuesdays through Aug. 14.  More...

Rev. Stinson to preach at Islands Community

HARPSWELL — The Rev. Andy Stinson will be the guest preacher on Sunday at Islands Community Church on Bailey Island.  The morning service begins at 9:30 a.m.  The Rev. More...

Edgecomb summer supper continues

EDGECOMB — The Saturday summer supper series continues at the Edgecomb Congregational Church on July 21, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.  More...

Ultreya scheduled at St. Charles Borromeo

BRUNSWICK — The next Ultreya in Brunswick will be held on Monday at 7 p.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St.  More...

Phippsburg church hosts BIMF concert

PHIPPSBURG — The Phippsburg Congregational Church, UCC, will host a Bowdoin International Music Festival student concert on Tuesday at 2 p.m.  The church is located at 10 Church Lane, off Parker Head Road. More...

Episcopal chapel lines up guest celebrant

HARPSWELL — All Saints by the Sea Episcopal Chapel on Bailey Island will hold a service at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday.  The Rev. Bennett Barnes of Brunswick will be guest celebrant.  The chapel is located on Washington Street.   More...

Seeds of the Sower

One morning a mother was running late for an appointment. Wanting to look her best, she asked her son to polish her shoes. He did such a good job that she wanted to reward him. So, she gave him a dollar. More...

DALAI LAMA IN INDIA

TIBETAN SPIRITUAL LEADER the Dalai Lama uses a shawl over his head to protect himself from the rain as he arrives to inaugurate the Fortis Hospital at Kangra, about 20 miles from Dharmsala, India on More...

First Parish UCC to host summer organ concerts Rev. Niese to preach at Orr’s Island chapel

BRUNSWICK — First Parish Church, UCC will launch into its 27th annual summer organ concert series on Tuesday. Randy Mullen will kick off the noontime series, which features weekly Tuesday concerts through Aug. More...

Rev. Hall to lead All Saints service

HARPSWELL — All Saints by the Sea Episcopal Chapel on Washington Street on Bailey Island will hold a service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, with the Rev. Richard Hall of Brunswick as guest celebrant. All are welcome. More...

Guest preachers set at Islands Community

HARPSWELL — Hugh Hardcastle and Ed Robinson are the scheduled preachers on Sunday at Islands Community Church on Bailey Island. The morning service begins at 9:30 a.m. More...

CHURCH LISTINGS

Area church groups that would like to be included in this list may call, mail or deliver a note containing the church’s name and location, the pastor’s name, service and class schedule to Worship Page Editor Daryl Madore at 504-8247 or ne More...

Judge: Iowa diocese allowed to shield names of accused priests

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Diocese of Davenport likely will release the names of two non-clergy members suspected of sexually abusing minors decades ago, but will withhold the names of 18 priests whose accusers received financial settlements du More...

AME Church denies dropping support for President Obama

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The leadership of the African Methodist Episcopal Church is condemning a false online report that the denomination has withdrawn support for President Barack Obama over his stance on same-sex marriage.  More...

PILGRIMS ON THE MOVE

IN THIS JUNE 29 PHOTO, Indian Hindu pilgrims line up to enter the Amarnath cave, near Sangam, 83 miles from Srinagar, India. More...

China, Vatican spar over ordination of bishop

BEIJING (AP) — China and the Vatican are again sparring over the ordination of a new bishop, underscoring the glaring lack of progress toward resolving the most contentious issue dividing the sides.  More...

Four charged with theft of priceless manuscripts

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Interior Ministry says police have arrested four people in connection with the theft of a priceless collection of 12thcentury religious manuscripts.  More...