Shape Note Singing, 1 to 4 p.m., at The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland. Free, and all are welcome to participate. Song books are available on loan.

Connected Catholics, 1:30 p.m., luncheon with ordering from the menu. Mediterranean Grill, 10 School St., Freeport. Call Ellie at 846-4524 for more information.

“United in Song and Spirit,” 3 p.m. Jan. 6, an Epiphany multicultural concert at Sacred Heart St. Dominic Parish, Mellen Street, Portland. There is a suggested donation of $10 and light refreshments will be available following the concert.

Epiphany Lessons and Carols, 4 p.m., service with the Cathedral Choir, readings and hymns. The Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland. Free, with donations accepted. The public is welcome to attend.


Weekly meditation group, 11 a.m. to noon, presented by Wellspring Multifaith Center and based on the spiritual disciplines of several faiths. Held at Portland Public Library, Classroom 4, Monument Square, Portland. The sessions are free and donations are welcome. There is no registration. To learn more, go to

“Education Under Fire,” 7 p.m., documentary film and panel discussion about the Iranian government’s denial of higher education to people of the Baha’i Faith. Presented by Amnesty International and the Baha’i Community. Curtis Memorial Library, Morrell Room, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Free and open to the public. For more on the movie, visit For event details, contact Lucy Cunningham at 729-9520.


Helping domestic abuse victims, 9:30 to 11 a.m., information, awareness and networking workshop for all clergy and staff, adults and teens. Offered by Peacemakers, a group dedicated to creating peace in the home, and Family Crisis Services of Greater Portland. Free, with light refreshments after the workshop. The snow date is Jan. 19. South Gorham Baptist Church, routes 114 and 22, Gorham. To learn more, email [email protected] or call 839-4437.

Coming up

Beth Moore Bible Study, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on alternate Tuesdays beginning Jan. 15. Held at Deering Center Community Church, 4 Brentwood St., Portland. Call 773-2423 to register.