March 22, 2013 RSS feed / Worship

New Archbishop of Canterbury enthroned

LONDON (AP) — The new archbishop of Canterbury was formally enthroned Thursday — and questions about the Church of England’s opposition to same-sex marriage greeted his promotion. More...

Francis named for saint of peace, poverty

VATICAN CITY In choosing a name no other pope had ever taken, Pope Francis could be signaling that he sees the need for change in the Roman Catholic church. The name recalls two of the church’s most famous saints. More...

Latin America sees change under region’s first pope

MEXICO CITY The famous words uttered to announce that a leader of the Catholic Church has been chosen now have special resonance for Latin America, which had felt neglected by the Vatican and has finally produced the New World’s first pope. More...

Final chowder lunch of series at So. Freeport

FREEPORT — South Freeport Congregational Church will conclude its popular winter Haddock Chowder Luncheon series on March 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch is in the church’s community hall. More...

Ultreya is Monday at St. Charles Borromeo

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

First Parish choirs, soloists highlight concert at Orion

TOPSHAM — On Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m. More...

All Saints part of reconciliation celebration

BRUNSWICK — “The Light is ON for You” is an initiative of the Roman Catholic Church that highlights the importance of receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation (penance/confession), the source of God’s mercy and healing love, More...

Lenten meal proceeds to benefit Prevention

BRUNSWICK — St. Charles Borromeo Church will continue its benefit Lenten Haddock Supper series tonight. Each week the meal — served from 5 to 7 p.m. — benefits a different local nonprofit organization. More...

Bath UMC offering free pizza and movie

BATH — The Bath United Methodist Church, 340 Oak Grove Ave., will host a special free movie night on Saturday beginning at 4 p.m. More...

Mid-coast celebrating Holy Week

Several Mid-coast congregations will celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ with special Holy Week services. Corliss Street Baptist Church, Bath More...

Camp day set Sunday at Pilgrim Lodge

BRUNSWICK — First Parish Church will host Pilgrim Lodge Camp Day on Sunday, March 24, from 11 a.m. to noon. Activities will include games, crafts, food, and videos about Pilgrim Lodge UCC summer camp. More...

East Wind to perform at Wiscasset church

WISCASSET — The Wiscasset Church of the Nazarene will host the East Wind Gospel Singers at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 24. More...

Jesuit pope offers hope to some targeted U.S. nuns

VATICAN CITY (AP) — An umbrella group for U.S. nuns under a Vatican-mandated overhaul is hoping for a different approach under Pope Francis. More...

St. John’s School staff, students excited about humble pontiff

BRUNSWICK Most St. John’s Catholic School students were on the bus, as usual, at about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. More...

Lenten meal proceeds to benefit Hospice

BRUNSWICK — St. Charles Borromeo Church will continue its benefit Lenten Haddock Supper series tonight. Each week the meal — served from 5 to 7 p.m.— benefits a different local nonprofit organization. More...

Christian Skate Night set at Roller World

TOPSHAM — Grace Community Chapel is sponsoring a Christian Skate Night on Monday at Topsham Roller World, 20 Atwood Drive. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. and skating will be from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $5, which includes skates. More...

Christian humorist, singer to perform

BRUNSWICK — Wiscasset Church of the Nazarene will host a concert featuring singer/humorist Greg Strange on Sunday at 11 a.m. More...

Brunswick’s Berean Baptist dealing with ‘seven laws’

BRUNSWICK “I tell you that He will avenge them speedily. More...

Freeport church puts beans on the menu

FREEPORT — A public supper is planned Saturday at First Parish Church. Seatings will be at 5 and 6 p.m. The menu will include three kinds of beans, chop suey, cole slaw, hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, rolls, desserts and beverages. More...