December 14, 2013

Religion calendar

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RELIGION CALENDAR items must be submitted in writing before noon Monday for publication the following Saturday. Mail to: Religion Calendar, Portland Press Herald, P.O. Box 1460, Portland, ME 04104; or email to:

A Longest Night Candlelight Service, 7 p.m., for those dealing with loss or stress at the holidays with readings, prayers and carols. Raymond Village Community Church, 27 Main St., Raymond. Contact Nancy Foran at 650-7845 for details..

Dec. 21

Live Nativity, noon to 2 p.m., with live sheep, goats and alpacas, carols and hot chocolate and cookies. Free and everyone is welcome. Deering Center Community Church, 4 Brentwood St., Portland

Live Nativity, 5 to 7 p.m., and also Dec. 22, Park Avenue Church of God, 28 Park Ave., Portland. Hot chocolate and cookies will be available. Contact Pastor Frank Siciliano at 807-5443 to learn more.

Holy Grounds Coffee House, doors open at 6:15 p.m., featuring Lisa Gallant Seal. Held at Church of the Holy Spirit, 1047 Congress St., Portland. Admission is free and dinner, dessert and coffee are available for purchase. Call 874-9779 for more information.


Good Shepherd Parish in Saco is supporting the 2013 Northern York County Toys for Tots Campaign with a collection of new, unwrapped toys which may be donated at collection boxes in all parish churches through Sunday. Monetary donations may also be made to “Toys for Tots, Saco, Maine” and mailed to Toys for Tots, c/o Prudential Prime Properties, 445 Main St., Saco, ME 04072.

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