Wednesday, December 11, 2013
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St. George's Episcopal Church, 4 p.m. Saturdays and 9 a.m. Sundays through August, 3 Emerson St., Sanford.
Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, 9:30 a.m. Sundays, in the parlor at Main and Lebanon streets, Sanford. 324-3191.
Islands Community Church, 9:30 a.m., Harpswell Islands Road, Bailey Island, Harpswell. Non-denominational church with guest preachers. Call Mary Robinson at 833-6179 for details.
Rejoicing Spirits, 4 p.m., special worship service for persons with cognitive or developmental disabilities, followed by fellowship and supper. Held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 612 Main St., Westbrook. Wheelchair accessibility and ASL interpreter provided.
"Rumi and Meditation: Poetry into Stillness," 6 to 7:30 p.m., ChIME workshop at First Universalist Church, 169 Pleasant St., Auburn.
"A Time for Peace," noon to 1 p.m., non-sectarian, non-spoken vigil for those concerned with violence in the world. Held in the garden at State Street Church, 159 State St., Portland. For information, call 774-6396.
"Interfaith as a Way of Life," 6 to 7:30 p.m., ChIME workshop at Center for Grieving Children, 555 Forest Ave., Portland.
"Fortnight for Freedom: a great hymn of prayer for our country," through July 4, in response to government actions that interfere with moral beliefs and religious liberties of institutions and individuals. Visit www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/religious-liberty/fortnight-for-freedom for details.
Labyrinth Walk, open 4 to 7:30 p.m., indoor Chartres-style labyrinth for meditative walks. Trinity Episcopal Church, 580 Forest Ave., rear entrance, Portland. 772-7421.
Vacation Bible School
"SonRise National Park," 9 to 11:30 a.m., June 25 through June 29, for ages 4 through sixth grade with music, crafts, games and snacks. South Gorham Baptist Church, 53 County Road, Gorham For registration information, call 839-3457.
"Renew the Green," 5:30 to 8 p.m., June 25 through June 29, with supper provided. Students in kindergarten through fifth grade are welcome. Tuttle Road United Methodist Church, 52 Tuttle Road, Cumberland. Call Eileen at 847-3618 for information and registration.