Editor’s Note: Please contact individual places of worship for information about Holy Week and Easter services.



Rummage and yard sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 179 Ridgeland Ave., South Portland

Chime Workshops: “Sufism and Movement,” with Rupa Cousins, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and “Judaism,” with the Rev. Joel Grossman and Rabbi Hillel Katzir, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Fee is $60 for non-students and space is limited. The workshops will be held at ChIME, at Center for Grieving Children, 555 Forest Ave., Portland. For more information, call 347-6740.

“The Value of Suffering,” 9:30 a.m. to noon, free seminar for women led by author Julie Caton. Child care and a free lunch are both available with advance reservations. Call 353-8453. St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, off Route 196, Lisbon. For details, visit www.StMatthewsLisbon.org.

Generational healing and service, 2 p.m., at the Franciscan Monastery, 20 Beach Ave., Kennebunk.

Haiti Empty Bowl Supper, 5 to 7 p.m., annual benefit for Christ the King School in Morne Rouge, Haiti, featuring crafts and folk music. Supper includes a bowl, soup and bread. Suggested donation is $10. Sacred Heart. St. Dominic Church, Mellen and Sherman streets, Portland.

Acoustic Coffeehouse, 6 p.m., with Dean Richardson, Steve Espling and Frank Marston. Offering taken. Food and drinks will be available for sale. Christchurch, 1900 Congress St., Portland.


“The Growing Gap Between the Rich and the Poor,” 12:30 p.m. discussion about Occupy Maine with Garrett Martin, executive director of the Maine Center for Economic Policy. Open to the public and admission is free. Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church, 524 Allen Ave., Portland.

Connected Catholics of Maine, 5 p.m., potluck supper followed by business meeting and program, “The Tuskegee Airmen Experience.” Holy Martyrs’ Catholic Church, Route 88, Falmouth.

“I Know My Redeemer Lives,” 6 p.m., Easter cantata with musical performances by the First Baptist Church Choir. Free and suitable for all. First Baptist Church, 360 Canco Road, Portland. Call 773-3123 for information.


“A rabbi, a priest and a minister … How People of Faith Support Marriage Equality,” 7 p.m., public forum hosted by the Religious Coalition Against Discrimination. Held at Congregation Bet Ha’am, 81 Westbrook St., South Portland.


Garage sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., continues Friday and Saturday, to benefit Loaves and Fishes, 766 Sabattus Road, Sabattus.

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


Indoor Chartres-style labyrinth for meditative walks, between noon and 6 p.m., Allow about 30 minutes. Trinity Episcopal, 580 Forest Ave., rear entrance, Portland. Call 772-7421 for details.


Financial Peace University, 6 to 7:45 p.m., 13 weekly sessions from April 12 through June 28 offered by the Salvation Army, 2 Sixth St., Old Orchard Beach. For more information, visit the Financial Peace University website at www.daveramsey.com/fpu. To register, call 934-4381.