Haunted Church Tour, 7 to 10 p.m., First Parish Church, 1 Church St., Gorham. Fifth annual event by the Youth Group to raise funds for its volunteer programs. The tour is not recommended for anyone under the age of 5, and all children under 10 require adult supervision. The cost is $4 for children and $6 for adults. Family price, with at least one adult and up to four children, is $20.

Today and Sunday

“Being Salt and Light: Friends Living the Kingdom of God in a Broken World,” 6 to 9 p.m. today and 9 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Guest speakers are Valerie Joy, executive director of Friends World Committee for Consultation, Asia and West Pacific, and Abel Sibonio, a Quaker pastor and refugee from Burundi. The program takes place at Portland Friends Meeting, 1837 Forest Ave., Portland. A donation is requested. Registration is required and can be made at or by calling Dorothy or Andrew Grannell at 878-8698. The program is being held in preparation for the Sixth World Conference of Friends, which will be held in April in Kenya.


A Service of Installation, 3 p.m., for the Rev. Deborah Davis-Johnson as a pastor in the United Church of Christ, and the celebration of Williston-Immanuel United Church as a congregation in the United Church of Christ and the American Baptist Churches. Williston-Immanuel United Church, 156 High St. Portland.

Noah’s Ark Harvest Party, 3 to 6 p.m., with animal costume contest, games, crafts and more. Cornerstone Assembly of God, Cottage Road, Windham. Call 892-5980 for details.


“Feast of All Saints,” 6 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 42 Sweden Road, Bridgton.

Labyrinth Walk, noon to 8 p.m., First Parish Church, Fellowship Hall of Pilgrim House, 9 Cleaveland St., Brunswick. Contact Susan Fitzgerald at 729-7331 for more information.

Friday and Saturday

Haitian art show, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, at St. Alban’s Church, Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth.

Pie and book sale, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Westbrook Warren Congregational Church, 810 Main St., Westbrook.

“Jesus and Paul: Continuity or Discontinuity,” lecture series with John Dominic Crossan, Jesus Seminar scholar and author. The series will be held at Falmouth Congregational Church with the first talk on Friday evening and the three additional lectures beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. The event is open to the public and tickets are $95 for both days. For details and to buy tickets, contact the Maine Conference UCC at 846-5118 or visit


Craft and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Sebago Methodist Church, Route 114, North Sebago.

“An Introduction to Hinduism,” 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., space is limited and the fee is $60. The workshop will be held at ChIME, located in the Center for Grieving Children, 555 Forest Ave., Portland. For more information on this or other workshops, call 347-6740.

10th Anniversary Celebration, 6 p.m., lasagna dinner and program, Christ the Redeemer Presbyterian Church, held at Breakwater School (unaffiliated), Brighton Avenue, Portland. For details, call 799-7674.