Benefit brunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., honoring the Rev. Bruce Burnham, who will receive the Chaplaincy Institute of Maine’s Planetary Chaplain of the Year Award. There will be a brunch and live music, as well as the third annual Spiritual Arts and Services Sale. The program will be held at One Longfellow Square, Portland.

Holy Grounds Coffee House, 6:30 p.m., Church of the Holy Spirit, 1047 Congress St., Portland. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., with a coffee bar, dessert bar and dinner items available for purchase. Call 874-9779 for details.


“Grateful for Whatever Comes,” 10:30 a.m., interfaith service at Portland New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland. For more information, visit or call 347-6740.

Thanksgiving Hymn Sing, 3 to 4 p.m., Raymond Village Community Church, 27 Main St., Route 121, Raymond. All are encouraged to participate. There is no service, sermon or collection. Call 655-7749 for details.

Music in the Cathedral, 3 p.m., music for piano with The Brinkler Trio. The suggested donation is $10 or $5 for students and seniors. Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland.

Jazz and blues singer Lorraine Bohland, 5:15 p.m., will perform African-American spirituals at the evening worship service. St. Luke’s Cathedral, Emmanuel Chapel, 143 State St., Portland. Light refreshments will follow.


Indoor Chartres-style labyrinth, 4 to  7:30 p.m., Trinity Episcopal Church, 580 Forest Ave., rear entrance, Portland. This walk is dedicated to Children’s Grief Awareness Day and donations will be given to the Center for Grieving Children. Allow about 30 minutes to complete the labyrinth. Call 772-7421 for details.

Religion calendar items must be submitted in writing before noon Monday for publication the following Saturday. Mail to: Religion Calendar, Portland Press Herald, P.O. Box 1460, Portland, ME 04104; or email to: [email protected]