November 23, 2013

Religion calendar

Saturday

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Concert of classical and Broadway music, 4 p.m., featuring Christian Eason, a two-time winner of the Marian Anderson Young Artist Award. Pianist Derek Herzer and jazz pianist/vocalist Michelle Currie will accompany Eason. Concert will be held at Union Church, 3 Stoneliff Road, Biddeford Pool. Tickets are $20, two for $35 and $10 for students. Call Jan at 934-2395 for tickets. Seating is limited. 

Sunday

Sacred Harp Singing, 2 to 5 p.m., at the Bryant, home, 552 Main St., Damariscotta. There will be a potluck supper, so bring a dish to share. Beginners are welcome and books will be available to borrow or buy. For more information, call 563-6083 or email singing@mainesacredharp.org.

Monday

Ecumenical Thanksgiving service, 7 p.m., at Blue Point Congregational Church, 236 Pine Point Road, Scarborough. Participating churches are First Congregational, St. Maximilian Kolbe, West Scarborough United Methodist, Scarborough Free Baptist, St. Nicolas Episcopal and Blue Point Congregational. There will be a combined choir and the offering will benefit the Scarborough Food Pantry.

Tuesday

Ecumenical Thanksgiving service, 7 p.m., featuring music from the combined choirs of Westbrook Warren Congregational Church, Trinity Lutheran Church and Prides Corner Congregational Church. Held at Prides Corner Church, 235 Pride St., off Route 302, Westbrook. Food items will be collected for the Westbrook Food Pantry.

Wednesday

Hanukkah Menora lighting, 5:30 p.m., with live music, buffet dinner and crafts. Featured is the “Up, Up and Away” show with Mad Science. Held at City Hall, 389 Congress St., Portland. For more information, visit ChabadofMaine.com.

Thanksgiving Eve Service, 7 p.m., with worship, a short message by the pastor and time for testimonies. First Baptist Church, 360 Canco Road, Portland. Call 773-3123.

Nov. 30

Advent Vigil for Disarmament, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., also on Dec.7, 14 and 21, across from the administration building at Bath Iron Works, Washington Street, Bath.

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