Plant and yard sale, 8 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. Falmouth Congregational Church, 267 Falmouth Road.

Pie and plant sale, 9 a.m. to noon, sponsored by Bar Mills Community Church, at Allen’s shed, Portland and Pennell roads, Buxton.

Free clothing swap and cookie bake, 9 a.m. to noon, with the cookies to be delivered in the neighborhood on Sunday. Elm Street United Methodist Church, 168 Elm St., South Portland.

Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. George’s Episcopal Church, 3 Emerson St., Sanford.


“The Gift of Water: Life Blood,” 10:30 a.m., ChIME interfaith service at Portland New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland.

Interfaith Walk to benefit Habitat for Humanity, registration at noon, walk at 1 p.m., barbecue lunch, noon to 2 p.m., fifth annual walk around Back Bay. Meet at St. Pius X Church, Ocean Avenue, Portland.

“Change Your Story to Change the World,” 2 p.m., workshop led by Rising Sun Dance and Theater. Free, donations accepted. The troupe also will be at the morning service. First Universalist Church of Auburn, 169 Pleasant St., Auburn. Visit or call 783-0461 for more information.

Ecumenical Choir Festival, 3 p.m., fourth annual concert with 100 voices from area churches. Held at Second Congregational Church, Newcastle.

Rejoicing Spirits, 4 p.m., worship service for those with cognitive and/or developmental disabilities, with fellowship and supper following the service. An ASL interpreter will be available. This servie is only on the third Sunday of each month. Our next service will be June 17 at 4 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church, 612 Main St., Westbrook.

Organ concert by Paul Jordan, 4 p.m., primarily featuring the works of J. S. Bach. Episcopal Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth. The concert is free.


“The Healing Effect of Your Prayers,” 7 p.m., free talk by Mark Swinney; presented by First Church of Christ, Scientist, Portland and held at University of Southern Maine, Wishcamper Center, Portland. Free parking and handicap accessible. Call Janet Darling at 272-8747 with questions.


Soul Jam 2012, with Sidewalk Prophets, Jamie Grace, The Letter Black and several other performers. Funtown USA, Saco. Tickets are $29 and include music and rides. Visit or call 622-1340 for details.


Priest assignments: Bishop Richard J. Malone has announced the following changes for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland:

The Rev. Paul Dumais, currently serving St. Joseph Parish in Bridgton, St. Anne Parish in Gorham, Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Windham and St. Anthony of Padua in Westbrook, has been appointed to half time at Prince of Peace Parish in Lewiston, and half time as hospital chaplain for Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, effective Aug. 1.

The Rev. Joseph Cahill, currently serving Parish of the Ascension in Kittery, has been granted a sabbatical beginning in late May. Effective Aug. 1, he will be assigned to St. Joseph Parish in Bridgton, St. Anne Parish in Gorham, Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Windham and St. Anthony of Padua in Westbrook.

The Rev.  Nathan March, currently serving Prince of Peace Parish in Lewiston, has been named Diocesan Director of Vocations and Chaplain to St. Dominic Academy, Lewiston and Auburn campuses, effective July 2.

The Rev. Aaron Damboise, currently serving Precious Blood Parish in Caribou, has been appointed to Prince of Peace Parish in Lewiston, effective July 2.

Unity of Greater Portland celebrated its 75th anniversary on May 5 and 6. The church began as a small discussion group in 1937 in South Portland. The current sanctuary is at 54 River Road in Windham. The congregation is led by the Rev. Pat Bessey. For more information, call 893-1233 or visit