Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Salvation Army annual breakfast, 7 a.m., with Maine humorist Gary Crocker as guest speaker. Ramada Inn at Saco Plaza. Tickets are $15 and are available by calling 934-4381.
"A Time for Peace," noon to 1 p.m., silent interfaith vigil. Individuals may contemplate, meditate or pray as they wish. State Street Church, 159 State St., Portland. For more information, call 774-6396.
Taize Candlelight Service for Women, 7 p.m., St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 496 Lisbon St., Route 196, Lisbon. For details, visit www.stmatthewslisbon.org or call 353-8453.
"Our Lady of Guadalupe Silver Rose," 7 p.m., prayer service sponsored by Maine District 12 Knights of Columbus at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 919 Roosevelt Trail, Route 302, Windham. To learn more about the program visit http://www.maineknights.org/Silver_Rose.html.
"Happy 200th birthday, Kierkegaard!" Soren Kierkegaard is considered by many to be the world's first existentialist, and St. Ansgar Lutheran Church plans several 200th birthday celebration events beginning at 7 p.m. Friday with the film "The Seventh Seal," by Ingmar Bergman. A presentation by Dr. Jennifer Hockenbery Dragseth will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday with complimentary lunch and panel discussion. Hockenbery Dragseth will be the guest preacher at 10 a.m. Sunday. The church is at 515 Woodford St., Portland. All events are free. RSVPs are requested by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 774-8740.