September 19, 2014 RSS feed / Worship

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FAITH NOTES: Words that Encourage

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Cardinals debate marriage before meeting

VATICAN CITY   The battle lines are being drawn before a major church meeting on family issues that represents a key test for Pope Francis.  Five high-ranking cardinals have taken one of Francis' favorite theologians to task over an issue d More...

Acharya Greenleaf to present talk

BRUNSWICK — Acharya Michael Greenleaf will present a talk at the Brunswick Shambhala Meditation Center on Sept. 26 and 27.  Greenleaf is an acharya, or senior teacher, will present a talk on Friday, Sept. 26, from 6: 30- 9 p. More...

All Saints invites Rev. Hoy to minister

HARPSWELL — The Rev. Mary Ann Hoy will be the guest speaker at All Saints Chapel on Sunday, Sept. More...

Nashville duo to perform on Sunday

WOOLWICH — Nashvillebased duo Ernie and Jason Couch will perform a concert at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at the First Baptist of Woolwich, located at 812 Middle Road/Route 127.  More...

Beth Israel High Holiday schedule set

BATH — The Beth Israel Congregation in Bath has announced its High Holidays for 2014/5775. Beth Israel is located at 862 Washington Street in Bath.  The schedule is as follows:  Rosh Hashanah  — Sept. 24, 7 p.m. More...

Bishop Deeley to celebrate Red Mass

PORTLAND — Bishop Robert Deeley will serve as the principal celebrant and homilist at the Red Mass on Friday, Sept. 26, at 11 a.m., at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland. More...

FAITH NOTES :

Words that Encourage

Focusing on the idea of mission in missionary   The word “missionary” often bears the image of a white Colonist in a bowlshaped hat forging through the jungle, Bible in hand. More...

Priest follows winding path from Mexico

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All Saints invites Rev. Niese to minister

HARPSWELL — The Rev. Alfred Niese will be the guest speaker at All Saints Chapel on Sunday, Sept. More...

Christian skating night set Sept. 14

TOPSHAM — Grace Community Chapel in West Gardiner is sponsoring a Christian Skate Night on Sunday, Sept. 14, from 6-8 p.m. at Topsham Roller World, 20 Atwood Drive.  Doors open at 5:45 p.m. The cost is $5, which includes regular skates. More...

Picnic follows service at Day’s Ferry church

WOOLWICH — A public picnic follows the service at Day’s Ferry Congregational Church on Sunday, Sept. More...

Christian writers to gather at China Lake

CHINA — The Maine Fellowship of Christian Writers will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a two day homecoming writing conference, “Cover to Cover,” on Sept. 19-20 at the China Lake Conference Center.  More...

Bath’s Neighborhood UCC Church embraces ‘faithful risk’

BATH — As many people have heard, the Neighborhood United Church of Christ has made a bold decision to sell its current church building on Congress Avenue and to relocate in downtown Bath.  More...

FAITH NOTES :

Words that Encourage

Finding strength, beauty in suffering   “Why does God let it hurt so much?” my 4-year-old son cried in the dark, waking up with a sore throat and fever.  “I don’t know, but do you want me to pray with you?” I a More...

Catholics collecting to aid Middle East

PORTLAND — Bishop Robert P. Deeley has authorized a special collection at all of Maine’s Catholic churches on the weekend of Sept. More...

Bargain Basement in need of volunteers

WISCASSET — The Bargain Basement at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church has been helping people for years, and now it finds itself in need of help from the public.  More...

1st Parish kicking off church school season

BRUNSWICK — First Parish Church, United Church of Christ, invites the community for its Church School Kickoff and Worship celebration on Sunday, Sept. 7, followed by the fourth annual All Ages Birthday Party.  More...

GANESH CHATURTI FESTIVAL

INDIAN DEVOTEES IMMERSE AN IDOL of elephantheaded Hindu god Ganesha in a specially made artificial pond after worshiping the same during the Ganesh Chaturti festival in Ahmadabad, India, Tuesday, Sep More...

Rejoicing Spirits worship set Sept. 12

BRUNSWICK — Rejoicing Spirits, an ecumenical worship service with and for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their families and friends, will meet on Friday, Sept. 12, at 3 p.m.  More...