A performance by Christian artists Adam Joel and Paul Comeau, 6 p.m., Holy Grounds Coffee House, Church of the Holy Spirit, 1047 Congress St. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated. For more information, contact Deborah King at 799-5357 or [email protected]

Rummage sale, 8 a.m. to noon, West Kennebunk United Methodist Church, 160 Alfred Road. 985-6632.

“The Joy of the Cross,” a free women’s seminar with retreat leader Janice Settlemoir, 9:30 a.m. to noon at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 496 Lisbon St., Route 196, Lisbon. Child care is available upon request. A free lunch is included. Reservations requested by calling 353-8453 or email [email protected]


A Taize service of singing meditation, selected readings and silent prayer, 4 p.m., the United Christian Church, 30 Searsmont Road, Route 173, Lincolnville Center, featuring guitarist Jean Goldfine and flutist Mary Schulien.

“Getting the Gospels,” a talk and discussion with Steven Bridge, Ph.D., author and St. Joseph’s College professor of theology, St. Mary’s Church, 2 p.m., 144 Lincoln St., Bath. Free and open to all.

A performance of “The Thinking Heart: The Life and Loves of Etty Hillesum,” 2 p.m., Sadhana, the Meditation Center, 100 Brickhill Ave., Suite C, South Portland. Requested donation of $5 to $15. For more information, contact [email protected] or [email protected], 772-6898 or go to

A book-signing with Portland author Jaclyn Taylor, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Windham Assembly of God Ministries, 1051 Roosevelt Trail, Windham. Taylor will sign copies of her Christian children’s book, “When Jesus Sneezes.” For more details, contact James Branscum at (888) 361-9473 or [email protected]

“Rejoicing Spirits,” a new monthly worship service, 4 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, at 612 Main St., Westbrook. For more details, go to

“Celebrating Our Common Story & Earth Relationships,” interfaith prayer service, 10:30 a.m., the Chaplaincy Institute of Maine, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland. For more details, call ChIME at 347-6740.


“Just Breathe: Meditations for a Clear Mind” with Buddhist teacher Clare Morin, noon to 1 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m. at the Heart Opening, 2/F, 227 Congress St, Portland. Classes include a short talk and guided meditation. Cost: $8. No pre-registration is required. For details, call (508) 979-8277 or visit


Holy Thursday worship, 7 p.m., Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland. For more details, go to or call 619-1509.

Garage sale to benefit Loaves & Fishes at 762 Sabattus Rd, Sabattus. Continues Friday. For details, call Ellie Brown at 375-4747 or visit


Labyrinth walk, noon to 8 p.m., First Parish Church UCC Fellowship Hall of Pilgrim House, 9 Cleaveland St., Brunswick. Contact Susan Fitzgerald at [email protected] or call 729-7331.

Chartre-style labyrinth meditative walk, noon to 6 p.m., Trinity Episcopal at 580 Forest Ave., Portland (entrance in rear). Allow about 30 minutes. For more details, call 772-7421.


Easter Vigil, with area churches, 7 p.m. April 23, the Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland.


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