Thursday, December 12, 2013
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Annual indoor sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salvation Army Tabernacle, Union Avenue and Sixth Street, Old Orchard Beach. Call 934-4381 for details.
Clothing Closet, 9 a.m. to noon, free clothing at Elm Street United Methodist Church, South Portland. A free community supper and movie will be held at the church from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Call 799-0407 with questions.
Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., North Yarmouth Congregational Church, 3 Gray Road, North Yarmouth.
Annual summer service, starting at 2:30 p.m., 100th consecutive service at Otisfield Bell Hill Meetinghouse, 191 Bell Hill Road, Otisfield. Featured are The Bell Hill Choir, the Arcadia Singers and a quartet of recorders that will perform prelude and postlude music. An ice cream social with anniversary cupcakes will follow the service.
Piping Hot Flutes! 2 p.m., Maine flute ensemble performing a variety of musical genres. Christ Church, 6 Dane Street, Kennebunk. Suggested donation is $10, or $7 for children.
Rabbi Joe Black, 7 p.m., performance by the nationally known Jewish folk singer and writer at Congregation Beth El, 183 French St., Bangor. Tickets are $10 at the door, children under 10 are free. The concert will benefit the Religious Coalition Against Discrimination and Congregation Beth El.
Summer Fair, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lovell United Church of Christ, Route 5, Center Lovell.
Brothers Yares in concert, starting at 5:30 p.m. with free pizza party. Admission is $10 per person. Congregation Bet Ha'am, 81 Westbrook St., South Portland.
Live Music, Making a Difference, 7 to 8 p.m., part of the summer concert series with Gunther Brown Band to benefit Southern Maine Agency on Aging. Thornton Heights United Methodist Church, 100 Westbrook St., South Portland. Suggested donation is $5 at the door.
Heavenly yard sale, 8 a.m. to noon, held inside Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland.
Jumble sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. George Episcopal Church, 3 Emerson St., Sanford.
Vacation Bible School
"SonWest Roundup," 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 5- 9, for children in grades K-6. Church of the Nazarene, 499 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth. Registration is free and open to the public. Call the church office at 799-3692 to register or for details.
The Very Rev. Alexander Henderson Webb has been approved by the board of trustees as the academic dean of Logos House of Theological Studies in Ellsworth. Dr. Richard Legault and Peter Thomas were named to the board of trustees. Logos House is an independent institution affiliated with the Anglican Church in America
Webb earned a doctor of ministry in marriage and family counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and received his master of divinity at the General Theological Seminary in New York and has a bachelor of arts degree from Amherst College in Massachusetts. He has more than 35 years experience as a priest and served numerous parishes in the Anglican Church. Webb is currently a dean in the Diocese of the Northeast of the Anglican Church in America, chairman of the board of Examining Chaplains of the DNE and rector of St. Luke's Anglican Church, Amherst, N.H. He also serves on the executive council of the Anglican Church in America.