Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship, 8:30 a.m., breakfast meeting with guest speaker Seth Aumock of Bangor. American Legion Hall, 17 Dunn St., Westbrook. For reservations, call 774-6416 or 799-7140 before Wednesday. The cost is $8; $6 for seniors. Men, women and teenagers are welcome.

“A Remarkable Mary,” 2 p.m., the story of Mary Magdalene, a musical by Hank Beebe and performed by the church theater group. The suggested donation is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland.

Chinese Auction, 6:30 p.m., with doors opening at 4 p.m. for viewing and bidding; also snacks and children’s activities including a movie and popcorn. Proceeds benefit church programs and budget. Casco Alliance Church, 450 Roosevelt Trail, Casco.

“Seeing the Heart of Palestine: The People, Their Vision, Their Struggle,” 7 p.m., lecture and images from Bob and Sally-Bowden Schaible’s recent trip to Israel and Palestine. Free admission. A reception follows the talk. Sacred Heart/St. Dominic Church Hall, Mellen and Sherman streets, Portland. For details, call Peace Action Maine at 772-0680.

“What Makes Jewish Music Jewish?” 7 p.m., coffeehouse with Cantor Deborah Marlowe. Congregation Beth Israel, 144 York St., Bangor.



Prayer and Healing Service, 12:30 p.m. Little House of Prayer, 1 Little House of Prayer Drive, Biddeford.

Connected Catholics, 5 p.m., potluck supper, meeting and presentation by Betsy Chapman, evidence technician with the Portland Police Department. Holy Martyrs Parish Hall, Route 88, Falmouth.

Candlelight meditation service, 7 p.m., Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland.

Yom HaShoah, annual Holocaust Remembrance, 7 p.m. at Adas Yoshuron Synagogue, 54 Willow St., Rockland. The service is open to the community. Refreshments will follow.

“A Remarkable Mary,” 7 p.m., the story of Mary Magdalene, a musical by Hank Beebe and performed by the church theater group. The suggested donation is $10 for adults and $5 for children. Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland.

“Jewish Worship: Purpose, Meaning, Practice and Sufism: Yearning for Unity With the Divine.” The workshop fee is $60 and advance registration is required. Both will be held at ChIME, 555 Forest Ave., Portland. For more information or to register, call 347-6740 .


April 12

“What Does Living a Sabbath Life Mean to a Christian?” 7 p.m., talk and discussion based on Wayne Muller’s “Sabbath,” and led by Barbara Smith, M.A., former director of religious education for the Diocese of Portland; St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick; initial event for the first All Saints Parish Read. Free and open to all.


April 13

Ladies’ Society, 6:30 p.m. Meetings are open to women seeking fellowship, socializing and service. Ober Hall, First Congregational Church of Kennebunkport, 141 North St.

Quaker Quest, 6:30 p.m., also held April 27 and May 11, informational sessions explaining the Religious Society of Friends, also known as Quakers. There will be discussion, question and answer session and worship time. Child care and light refreshments will be available. Durham Friends, 532 Quaker Meetinghouse Road at Route 125, Durham.


April 15

Intersection Book Club, 7 to 8 p.m. weekly through June 3. “A Table in the Presence,” is the current selection. The film, “The Hurt Locker,” will be shown at the final meeting. St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 496 Lisbon St., Route 196, Lisbon. There is no charge and newcomers are welcome. Call 353-8453 for information on ordering the book.


April 16

Maine Interfaith Power and Light, 7 p.m., 10th anniversary celebration with desserts, music, fun and inspiration. Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodfords St., Portland. Tickets are $20 and space is limited. Visit: or call 721-0444 for details.


April 17

Connected Catholics, noon, gathering at the Snow Squall Restaurant, 18 Ocean St., South Portland . Call Mary at 829-4054 for reservations.

Holy Grounds Coffee House, 6:30 p.m., with Lisa Gallant Seal; Leslie Loomis Band opens. Doors open at 6 p.m., optional dinner available. Church of the Holy Spirit, 1047 Congress St., Portland.



Connecting Neighbors Capital Challenge, in an attempt to become, energy efficient, carbon neutral and to retrofit its building, Bath United Church of Christ is planning to raise $300,000. The Capital Challenge will take three years but has received its first contribution of $500 from the Bath Winter’s Farmers Market, which sells products at the church during the winter. For details or to make a donation, call the church at 443-2187.


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