5K Fun/Walk/Run, 8 a.m., followed by a garage sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., will benefit Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry. Events take place at the Dominican Sisters Convent, 61 Lisbon Road, Sabattus. Call 375-8399 for details.


“Trees: Revealing Divine Love,” 10:30 a.m., ChIME interfaith worship service at Portland New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland.

“Our Spiritual Response to Immigration,” 11:30 a.m., part of the Lenten forum series with Denny Barrantes, an immigrant from Nicaragua. Held at State Street Church, 159 State St., Portland. A light lunch follows the 10 a.m. service and precedes the forum. All are welcome. For more information, call 774-6396.



Potluck meal and presentation, 6 p.m., with the Rev. Dr. Scott Couper, who serves with the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa as development manager at Inanda Seminary. Blue Point Congregational Church, 236 Pine Point Road, Scarborough.

Monday through Thursday

Mission nights, 7 to 9 p.m., with national radio host and author, the Rev. Larry Richards, who is pastor of St. Joseph Church in Erie, Pa.. Admission is free and an offering will be collected Thursday. Held at St. Joseph Church in Biddeford. For more information, contact Liz Williams at Good Shepherd Parish at 282-3321 or by email at [email protected]

Thursday through Sunday

“To God be the Glory,” a Lenten musical written by Rita Leroux of York, will be presented for the 21st year at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 6 p.m. April 6 at St. Christopher Church, 1 Lilac Lane, York. Admission is free with donations accepted. For more information, call 439-0442.



Torchlight Parade, 6 p.m., to celebrate the opening of the new Unitarian-Universalist Church of Brunswick. The previous building was destroyed by fire almost three years ago. Participants should gather by the gazebo at the Brunswick Mall and proceed to the new church at the corner of Pleasant and Middle streets, Brunswick. A ceremony and tours will follow at 6:55 p.m. Call 729-8515 for details.

Stars Among Us silent and live auction, starting at 5:30 p.m. with social hour and registration, to support financial aid at St. Brigid Catholic School in Portland. Held at the Italian Heritage Center, 40 Westland Ave., Portland. Tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased by calling the school at 797-7073. An online auction begins Sunday at


Sligo Road in concert, 7 p.m., performance of traditional Irish music and silent auction to benefit local programs. Congregation Bet Ha’am, 81 Westbrook St., South Portland. Tickets are $10.


“How the Sacraments Feed Christian Social Action,” ChIME daylong workshop on April 6 with Sister Anne McCarthy, a Benedictine nun from Erie, Pa. Held at the Center for Grieving Children building, 555 Forest Ave., Portland. Pre-registration is required and the fee is $60. For details and registration, go to or call 347-6740.

Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen in Rockland has begun its 12th year at St. Peter’s Church in partnership with Adas Yoshuron Synagogue. Anyone who could benefit from the outreach or would like more information should contact Adas Yoshuron at [email protected] or call 594-4523.

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