First Torah Service, 10 a.m., part of the Shabbat service with the recently purchased pre-Holocaust Torah scroll. Held at Kehilah Portland Messianic Jewish Synagogue in the gymnasium at Greater Portland Christian School, 1338 Broadway, South Portland.

Holy Grounds Coffee House, doors open at 6:15 p.m., featuring live contemporary Christian music. Held at Church of the Holy Spirit, 1047 Congress St., Portland. Admission is free and dinner, dessert and coffee are available for purchase. Call 874-9779 for more information.


“Spiritual Protection,” 10:30 a.m., interfaith worship at the Portland New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland. For details, call ChIME at 347-6740.

Connected Catholics, 1 p.m., general meeting and Valentine luncheon at Muddy Rudder; 1335 Route 1, Yarmouth. Call Ellie at 252-9135 for more information.


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


“Muslim-Catholic Dialogue and the Challenge of America’s Polity, Values, and Culture,” 6:30 p.m., with professor of theology Dr. Daniel P. Sheridan as part of Saint Joseph’s College’s Cultural Affairs Series. The program will take place in the Viola George Auditorium, Harold Alfond Hall, at the Standish campus. The event is free and open to the public. It was rescheduled from Feb. 5.

Feb. 22 and Feb. 23

“Mary of Nazareth,” 7 p.m. Feb. 22 and 1 p.m. Feb. 23, special film screenings offered by Lewiston’s Prince of Peace Parish and shown at Community Little Theater, 30 Academy St., Auburn. The full-length feature film was directed by Giacomo Campiotti and was filmed in Europe. Tickets to either showing are $5 each and can be purchased by calling 777-1200, ext. 225. For details about the film or to view the trailer, visit

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