Advent Vigil for Disarmament, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., across from the administration building at Bath Iron Works, Washington Street, Bath. The vigil will also be held on Dec. 3, 10 and 17.

“Behold the Lamb of God,” 6:30 p.m., concert at Tuttle Road United Methodist Church, 52 Tuttle Road, Cumberland. Offering taken.


Contemplative worship, 10 a.m., preparation for the Advent season featuring Taize music. Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland.

El-Fadel Arbab, a survivor of the Darfur genocide, will speak at 10 a.m., at West Scarborough United Methodist Church, Church Street and U.S. Route 1, Scarborough.


Ground Breaking, 2:30 p.m., Bishop Richard Malone will bless the site for Our Lady of the Angels, Agamenticus Road, South Berwick. The new Catholic church will replace the former St. Michael’s Church in South Berwick and Our Lady of Peace in Berwick.

Friday and Saturday

“Walk Through Bethlehem,” 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Experience Bethlehem at the time of Christ’s birth, in conjunction with Christmas by the Sea. Chestnut Street Baptist Church at the Village Green, Camden. Free. Call 236-2195 or go to for details.


An Acoustic Evening with Maine Christian artists, 7 p.m., featuring Douglas Elder, Joel and Janna, Dean Richardson and Frank Marston. First Evangelical Free Church, 355 Bridgton Road, Westbrook. Free with offering taken to help with costs.