November 18, 2016 RSS feed / Worship

FAITH NOTES :

Feeling Hurt by Post-Election Rhetoric?

I had a post-election meltdown this week. More...

Azagbor named All Saints parochial vicar

BRUNSWICK   Bishop Robert P. More...

Former Brunswick-based clergyman appointed vicar for priests for the Diocese of Portland

PORTLAND   Bishop Robert P. Deeley has appointed Fr. Normand E. Carpentier as the new vicar for priests for the Diocese of Portland, effective immediately. Carpentier succeeds Fr. Paul A. Plante, who died on June 30.  More...

Living the Word

“But Mary treasured all these words and pondered them in her heart.” Luke 2:19  Sharing Memories   More...

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church’s Christmas Fair returns

BRUNSWICK   St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will hold its 80th annual Christmas Fair on Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 27 Pleasant St. in Brunswick.  More...

Christian Science Thanksgiving service Nov. 24

BRUNSWICK — The Christian Science Thanksgiving service will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24. at 10 a.m., at First Church of Christ, Scientist in Brunswick. More...

FAITH NOTES :

Mending Ourselves Back Together

For months — OK, years — I watched the tightly wound rows of two braided throw rugs pull apart. One under the kitchen sink, one by the back door. Each time someone stepped on them, the tears grew longer. More...

Pope Francis holds special Jubilee Mass for prisoners

VATICAN CITY   Pope Francis held a special Jubilee Mass for prisoners in St. More...

Bishop Deeley to help celebrate centennial of St. Augustine Church in Augusta Nov. 19

AUGUSTA   Just over 100 years after Bishop Louis S. Walsh, the fourth Bishop of Portland, blessed and set the cornerstone for a new church in Augusta, Bishop Robert P. More...

Living the Word

“I will give you treasures of darkness and riches hidden in secret places, so that you may know that it is I, the Lord, the God of Israel, who calls you by name. Isaiah 45:3  Embracing the Darkness   More...

Harvest/Thanksgiving Ecumenical Choir Festival on Sunday

NEWCASTLE — The Second Congregational Church, UCC, in Newcastle will be the host church for the Harvest/ Thanksgiving Ecumenical Choir Festival on Sunday at 4 p.m. in the church sanctuary.  More...

Thanksgiving Pie Sale at Edgecomb Community Church

EDGECOMB — Edgecomb Community Church’s Thanksgiving Pie Sale is Nov. 22 from 1:30-4 p.m. or when the pies run out.  Regular 9-inch pies are $15 each with smaller pies going for $6 each. More...

LUMC raises over $2,000 for LACO with 5K run/walk

LISBON FALLS — On Sept. 17, runners and walkers participated in the first Neighbors Helping Neighbors 5K Run/Walk — a fundraiser to beneit the Lisbon Area Christian Outreach Food Bank. More...

2nd Annual Christmas Concert in Lisbon Falls

LISBON FALLS — On Dec. 4 at 2 p.m., the Lisbon United Methodist Church Choir will once again be performing a concert of contemporary and traditional Christmas carols.  The church is located at 14 School St., Lisbon Falls.  More...

FAITH NOTES :

Who owns your spiritual house?

My family of seven lives in a small house, which gets messy fast. Especially when someone leaves open the backdoor and the chickens decide it is their house too. More...

Hundreds of clergy join Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters for ceremony

CANNON BALL, N.D. Hundreds of clergy of various faiths joined protests Thursday against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota, singing hymns, marching and ceremonially burning a copy of a 600-year-old document. More...

Living the Word

“You have fixed all the boundaries of the earth; you made summer and winter.” Psalm 74:17  Transitioning   More...

Democracy, peace and planet at stake this election

COMMENTARY

BRUNSWICK In 18th and 19th century New England, preachers gave election sermons — long screeds intended to restore the moral rectitude of the voters and to make the victorious fit to govern. More...

Halls of Holy Church Fair Nov. 19

First Parish Church, UCC in Brunswick is holding their annual Halls of Holly Church Fair Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Council of Churches: Candidates Respond to Demand for Civility

COMMENTARY

Nearly 200 candidates on the ballot in Maine have signed a pledge to be respectful to each other during an election year where civility is one of the top issues, the Maine Council of Churches announced today.  More...