Helping domestic abuse victims, 9:30 to 11 a.m., information, awareness and networking workshop for clergy and staff, adults and teenagers. Program 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. Snow date is Jan. 19. South Gorham Baptist Church, routes 114 and 22, Gorham. For more information, email [email protected] or call 839-4437

“Hands Around the Capitol Memorial,” Maine Right to Life’s annual pro-life rally and march marking 40 years since the enactment of Roe v. Wade. Families are welcome. Schedule includes: 10 a.m., Mass at St. Mary’s Church, 41 Western Ave., Augusta, or prayer service at RiverRock Christian Fellowship, 65 River Road. Chelsea; 11 a.m., participants gather at St. Michaels Parish Gym, 56 Sewall St., Augusta, followed by rally with speakers and exhibits; 12:15 p.m., March to the Capitol begins.


“Have the Courage to be Afraid but Send the Note, Say the Words Anyway,” 10:30 a.m., interfaith service at Portland New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland. Visit for details.


Vigil for Peace, noon to 1 p.m., State Street Church, 159 State St., Portland. For more information, call 774-6396.

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

“What Makes Us Come Alive Spiritually?” 7 p.m., first of two free workshops with author and spiritual director Margaret Bullit-Jonas at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Cape Elizabeth. Call Terri Ann Scriven at at 799-5842 for details.


“Everyday Spirituality: Finding Serenity in the Midst of Stress,” 10 a.m., second free workshop with author and spiritual director Margaret Bullit-Jonas at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Cape Elizabeth. For more information, call Terri Ann Scriven at 799-5842.


Prayer Shawl workshop, 1 p.m., with Jane Najim, who will discuss the history of prayer shawls and the importance of prayer; for yarn crafters of all levels. Bring a skein of soft yarn and knitting needles or crochet hook. Instructions and patterns will be provided. Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center, 521 Main St., Damariscotta. To register, call 563-1363. Free with donations appreciated.

Labyrinth Walk with Sacred Sound, between 4 and 7:30 p.m., with musician Todd Glacy providing accompaniment on gongs and singing bowls from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Allow about 30 minutes to complete the walk. Trinity Episcopal at 580 Forest Ave., rear entrance, Portland. Call 772-7421 for details.


Holy Grounds Coffee House, 6:30 p.m., featuring singer-songwriter Tenley Westbrook, professional musician and founder of FreedomSong Foundation. Church of the Holy Spirit, 1047 Congress St., Portland. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and food is available for a small charge. There is no cover but donations for the artists are accepted.