Flamingos and Fleas sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., annual benefit for the scholarship fund. East Otisfield Free Baptist Church, Route 121, East Otisfield.

Annual indoor sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Salvation Army Tabernacle, Union Avenue and Sixth Street, Old Orchard Beach.

Flea market and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., North Waterford Church, Route 35, opposite Melby’s Eatery, North Waterford.


Worship at the Gazebo, 9 a.m., with special music by Ransomed Souls, a cappella quartet, and liturgical dance performed by Bonnie Wright. Trinity Lutheran Church will hold the service at Riverbank Park, Main Street, Westbrook. Sunday brunch will follow the service. In case of rain, the service and brunch will be at the church at 612 Main St., Westbrook.

“Yoga for the Soul, Part 2,” 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., summer discussion/worship series with Pastor Alison Longstaff at Bath Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian), Middle and Winter streets, Bath.

Interfaith Worship, 11 a.m., sponsored by eight churches of the Tri-Community Interfaith Council and held during the Yarmouth Clam Festival at the Old Meeting House, Hillside Street, Yarmouth. The council provides assistance to local families, schools and food pantries. Light refreshments will be offered after the service.

Daniel Strange and Ashley Liberty in Concert, 2 p.m., varied program with piano and violin. Raymond Village Community Church, Raymond. Tickets are $15 and are available by calling 939-7947.

Friday and July 26

“Faith and Doubt,” with Rabbi Rachel Isaacs of Colby College and Beth Israel Congregation in Waterville. She is the first openly gay rabbi ordained by the Conservative Jewish Theological Seminary and has been named one of America’s Most Inspiring Rabbis in 2014. Events begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday with a service followed by a catered dinner. Cost for dinner is $10 per person with a maximum of $40 per family. Reservations for dinner are required. Saturday services begin at 10 a.m. and will be followed by a free lunch and discussion. Reservations are appreciated for lunch. Held at Adas Yoshuron Synagogue, 50 Willow St., Rockland. All are welcome to attend the services. For more information and to RSVP, call 594-4523.

July 26

Community yard sale, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., in conjunction with Sidewalk Sale Days. Christ Church, Kennebunk. For more information, visit

July 26 and 27

150th year celebration in honor of Union Church at Biddeford Pool, founded in 1864. There will be a free community celebration with picnic and concert from 4 to 8 p.m. July 26 on “The Inn Lawn” behind the McPheeter’s home. Local food will be available for purchase or bring your own picnic. A special worship service will be held at 9:30 a.m. July 27 followed by fellowship and church tours until noon. Events are held at 1 Bayview Avenue, Biddeford Pool.


The Rev. Paul G. Murray has been appointed residential care chaplain by Bishop Robert P. Deeley for the parishes of Immaculate Heart of Mary in Auburn and Prince of Peace in Lewiston, effective Aug. 8. Murray is currently parochial vicar at Our Lady of the Snows Parish in the Dexter area and at St. Agnes Parish in Pittsfield, and has served in several other parishes in Maine. Murray, 58, was born in Cambridge, Mass., and attended Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood, Mass. He earned an associate degree in business administration from Massachusetts Bay Community College before entering Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Cromwell, Conn., and completing his religious studies at Blessed John XXIII Seminary in Weston, Mass. He was ordained by Bishop Richard J. Malone at Holy Family Church in Lewiston on May 30, 2009. Prior to entering the seminary, Murray was a member of the Madonna House Community in Ontario, Canada, for 19 years.

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