Yard sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Unitarian-Universalist Church, 60 School St., Saco. Items inside and outside.

Yard sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Raymond Village Community Church, 27 Main St., Route 121, Raymond.

“God’s Trombones,” 5 p.m., a tribute to poet and civil rights leader James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) with worship and conversation. Trinity Church, 580 Forest Ave., Portland. Free. Donations benefit the Abyssinian Meeting House Restoration Project. Call 443-8613 for details .

Holy Ground Coffee House, 6;30 p.m., featuring singer-songwriter Lisa Gallant Seal. Church of the Holy Spirit, 1047 Congress St., Portland. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Admission is free with donations accepted. A meal and goodies are available for a small charge.

Saturday and Sunday

38th Annual Bazaar, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, St. John the Baptist Church, 39 Pleasant St., Brunswick. Events include a horseshoe tournament, 5K road race and fun run, live entertainment and much more. For details, call 725-2624 or visit


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


Meadowlark Lemon, 7 p.m., appearance by the basketball Hall of Fame legend who will share a message of joy and strength. Messiah Christian Church, 2700 Post Road, Route 1, Wells.


Yard, bake and plant sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., to benefit several organizations. Union Church, 34 Union St., Biddeford.

Vacation Bible Camp

“Everywhere Fun Fair,” 9 a.m. to noon June 24 to June 28, free and open to children ages 4 through 10. First Congregational Church, 33 South High St., Bridgton. Pre-registration is required. Contact Sandy Wissmann at [email protected] for registration information or call 647-3936.


The First Universalist Church of Auburn has awarded two 2013 Rose Window honors to longtime members whose efforts have made a significant impact on their church. This annual award was recently given to Jim and Diane Chaplin of Auburn and David and Nina Lindley, formerly of Auburn.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland has announced two school appointments.

Patricia Berthiaume becomes the new principal of St. John Catholic School at 37 Pleasant St., Brunswick, effective June 28. She has been a principal in the Diocese of Portland since 1994 and has been principal of Holy Cross School in Lewiston and at St. James Catholic School in Biddeford. Berthiaume holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Keene, N.H., State College and a master’s degree in educational administration from Rivier University in Nashua, N.H.

Wayne Zimmerman of Turner has been named the new advancement director at Saint Dominic Academy in Auburn beginning July 1. He has been director of advancement services at Bates College in Lewiston since 2008 and spent 30 years in the manufacturing field. He holds an associate of applied science degree from the State University of New York at Alfred.