Flea market, 8 a.m. to noon, sponsored by United Christian Church and held at the Community Building, 18 Searsmont Road, Route 173, Lincolnville Center. The flea market is held on the third Saturday of each month through Oct. 19.

“A Journey with the Saints through Art: Meeting Familiar Soul-Friends for the First Time,” 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., presentation with author and artist Brother Mickey O’Neill McGrath. Held at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick. Bring a seat cushion and bag lunch. The program is free. Prints, cards and books will be available for sale. For more information, contact Amy Ford at 725-2624.

Yard sale, starting at 9 a.m., St. Ansgar Lutheran Church, 515 Woodford St., Portland.

Plant/bake sale and car wash, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 42 Sweden Road, Bridgton.

Plant and pie sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Bar Mills Community Church, Hermit Thrush and Portland roads, Buxton.

“The Art of Letting Go,” 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., zen bioenergetics retreat led by David Jordan, LCPC, at Meadow Wind in Famouth, Cost is $85. Contact [email protected] or call 423-6860 for details and space availability.

Threads of Hope, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., celebrating the second anniversary and new name of the Catholic Charities thrift store. Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Donations are welcome. Threads of Hope, Union Station Plaza, 244 St. John St., Portland. For more information, visit

Luncheon celebration, noon, in honor of the 25th anniversary of Rabbi Carolyn Braun’s ordination to the rabbinate. Temple Beth El, 400 Deering Ave., Portland. Call 774-2649.

Connected Catholics of Maine, 1 p.m., lunch gathering at Bayleys Seafood Restaurant, 165 Pine Point Road, Scarborough. Call Louise at 926-5676 for details.

Bread for the World, 6:30 p.m., potluck supper and discussion of hunger and poverty with Sarah Rohrer, deputy director of Bread for the World. Bring a dish to share. St. Ansgar Lutheran Church, 515 Woodford St., Portland. Visit or call 774-8740 for more information.

Lighthouse Jubilees, 6:30 p.m., concert of Southern Gospel and patriotic music with Pat and Angie at White Rock Free Baptist Church, Route 237, Gorham. 


Dr. Belinda Forbes, 10 a.m., a missionary with the Board of Global Ministries will be the guest speaker. Brunswick United Methodist Church, 320 Church Road, Brunswick. For more information, call 725-2185 or visit

Pentecost Healing Service, 2 p.m., with the Rev. Richard Rice, liaison for the Maine Catholic Charismatic Renewal, at St. Therese of Lisieux Parish, at Holy Family Church, 66 North Ave., Sanford.

Rejoicing Spirits, 4 p.m., special worship service for persons with cognitive or developmental disabilities, followed by fellowship and supper. Held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 612 Main St., Westbrook. Wheelchair accessibility and ASL interpreter provided.

Choral Evensong, 4 p.m., with the church choir. St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 396 Gilman Road, Yarmouth.

“Music and Reflections on Spring,” 4 p.m., recital by brothers Timmy, Willy and Clayton Clemetson (ages 11, 14 and 19) of Belfast to raise funds for music camp and tour. United Christian Church, 18 Searsmont Road, Route 173, Lincolnville Center.

Music from South Africa, 5:15 p.m., service featuring African drumming with Oscar Mokeme. St. Luke’s Cathedral, 143 State St., Portland.


Salvation Army annual breakfast, 7 a.m., with Maine humorist Gary Crocker as guest speaker. Ramada Inn at Saco Plaza. Tickets are $15 and are available by calling 934-4381.

“A Time for Peace,” noon to 1 p.m., silent interfaith vigil. Individuals may contemplate, meditate or pray as they wish. State Street Church, 159 State St., Portland. For more information, call 774-6396.


Taize Candlelight Service for Women, 7 p.m., St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 496 Lisbon St., Route 196, Lisbon. For details, visit or call 353-8453.


“Our Lady of Guadalupe Silver Rose,” 7 p.m., prayer service sponsored by Maine District 12 Knights of Columbus at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 919 Roosevelt Trail, Route 302, Windham. To learn more about the program visit

Next weekend

“Happy 200th birthday, Kierkegaard!” Soren Kierkegaard is considered by many to be the world’s first existentialist, and St. Ansgar Lutheran Church plans several 200th birthday celebration events beginning at 7 p.m. Friday with the film “The Seventh Seal,” by Ingmar Bergman. A presentation by Dr. Jennifer Hockenbery Dragseth will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday with complimentary lunch and panel discussion. Hockenbery Dragseth will be the guest preacher at 10 a.m. Sunday. The church is at 515 Woodford St., Portland. All events are free. RSVPs are requested by email to [email protected] or call 774-8740.

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