“Jews and Twentieth Century Philosophy,” lunch-and-learn program at 11:30 a.m. following the Shabbat service, with professor Jonathan Cohen from University of Maine at Farmington. Temple Beth El, 400 Deering Ave., Portland. Call 774-2649 for additional information. Free and open to the public.

Lighthouse Jubilees
with Voices of Grace Trio, 6:30 p.m., second annual concert at the South Portland Nazarene Church, 525 Highland Ave., South Portland. Tickets at the door are $7 for ages 16 and over.


Turkey collection, 9:30 a.m., Next Level Church, along with several area churches and organizations, will be gathering and loading turkeys to help Wayside Soup Kitchen meet its goal of 1,000 turkeys for the holiday season. Any donations are welcome, especially items to complement holiday meals. Look for Wayside’s box truck at University of Southern Maine, Falmouth Street, Portland. For more information, call Wayside Food Rescue at 699-5532.

Faith in Action
, 11:30 a.m., introductory meeting to discuss and organize social action projects. First Parish Church, 425 Congress St., Portland. Call Cliff Gallant at 221-5446 for details.

Casco Bay Chamber Voices, 3 p.m., Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland. The cost is $15 for adults, $10 for  students and free for children.

Kirtan with Ted Kinsman
, 4 p.m., Sadhana, the Meditation Center, 100 Brickhill Ave., South Portland.


Holiday grief support, 6 to 7:30 p.m., sessions will also be held Dec. 1, 15, 29 and Jan. 12 at VNA Home Health and Hospice, 50 Foden Road, South Portland. Call Linda Hopkins at 400-8714.

Peace walk, 6 p.m., organized by Lewiston Youth Advisory Council in honor of World Peace Day. Candlelight walk to the Franco-American Heritage Center for a brief program with music, interpretive dance and art by elementary students.

“How I Died and Went to Heaven
and What Has Happened Since,” 1 to 4 p.m., the Rev. Peter Panagore tells the story of his near-death experience, High Mountain Hall, Camden. Donations to First Radio Parish Church of America will be accepted at the door. Call Barb Yatsevitch at 236-3033.


Labyrinth walk, 4 to 8 p.m., 28-foot Chartres-style indoor labyrinth; allow 30 minutes for the walk. Trinity Episcopal Church, 580 Forest Ave., Portland. 772-7421.


Connected Catholics, 1 p.m., gathering at Foreside Tavern, Route 1, Falmouth. Call 797-4459 to sign up.

Holy Grounds Coffee House
, 6:30 p.m., with local Christian rock guitarist Bob Lamson; Don Berry and the String Band and Rock My Soul gospel choir open. Church of the Holy Spirit, 1047 Congress St., Portland. Admission is free.

“Invisible,” 2:30 p.m., showing of the film about the Wabanaki Indians in recognition of American Indian month. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 11 White St., Rockland.