Flea market and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Lovell United Church of Christ, Route 5, Center Lovell.

St. Patrick’s Concert and Supper, 4 p.m., concert of authentic Celtic music with several vocalists, followed by a sandwich buffet and dessert at 5:30 p.m. Christ Church, 6 Dane St., Kennebunk. Suggested donation for the concert is $10 for adults or $7 for children and seniors; supper only is $7 for adults and $5 for children. For both events, the suggested donation is $15 for adults or $10 for children.


“Two Roads … How do we choose?” 10:30 a.m., interfaith service with Chaplaincy Institute of Maine at Portland New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland.

“Being a Place Where Goodness Happens,” 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., three-week Lenten series, led by the Rev. Jeanette Good and Joanne Booth, discusses the story of Le Chambon, a tiny Protestant farming village in France that hid nearly 5000 Jewish children during World War II. State Street Church, 159 State St., Portland. All are welcome. Call 774-6396 for more information.

“Discovering the Sacredness of Breath and Sound,” 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., workshop with Phil Shiva Jones, Australian interfaith minister, recording artist and expert in spiritual sound and breath meditation. Unity of Greater Portland, 54 River Road, Windham. A donation of $20 per person is requested. For more information, call 893-1233 or visit

Connected Catholics of Maine, 1 p.m., Dining Out at Foreside Tavern, Route 1, Falmouth, Call Fred at 797-5549 for details.

“Music and Reflection for the Season of Lent,” 4 p.m., featuring “Celtic Spirit” with Ann McCullough and Mary Schulien. United Christian Church, 18 Searsmont Road/Route 173, Lincolnville Center. Free admission, donations appreciated.


Grand Opening, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with live music, Aura photography, face painting, Syncro-Sign readings, angel paintings, drumming and more. Awareness Beyond Consciousness Center and School of Enlightenment, 101 Main St., Brunswick. Event is free and open to the public


Taize Worship, 7 p.m., St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 7 Portland Road/Route 1, Kennebunk.


“Stand Up for Religious Freedom: Stop the HHS Mandate!” noon rally taking place in more than 50 cities across the country. In Maine, the event is sponsored by Concerned Women for America with state director Penny Morrell as one of the speakers. U.S. District Courthouse, 156 Federal St., Portland, Visit for more information.


Sixth annual service auction and chocolate desserts, 6:30 p.m., First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church of Kennebunk, Main Street, Kennebunk. Silent bidding from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at the church. For details, go to


“The First Radio Parish Church of America Daily Devotions” announces that Rabbi Harry Sky has retired as an active member of the board of trustees but will continue to serve as an advisory member. Board is seeking a replacement to serve on the Minister’s Advisory and Review Committee. Contact [email protected] for more information.

The Rev. Yael Lachman has been named settled pastor at First Congregational Church, 33 South High St., Bridgton. Lachman replaces the Rev. Dick Bennett, who retired in 2010. Interim pastor was the Rev. Annette Mott. Lachman was raised among California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. In 2011, she earned her Masters of Divinity from the Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, Calif., and was recently ordained at her home church, the First Congregational Church of Santa Cruz, Calif. Call 647-3936 or visit for more information.