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

“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. 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.


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. Saturday on “The Inn Lawn” behind the McPheeter 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. Sunday followed by fellowship and church tours until noon. Events are held at 1 Bayview Ave., Biddeford Pool.


“Yoga for the Soul, Part 3,” 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.

Old Fashioned Hymn Sing and Organ Concert, 6 p.m., featuring organist Ed Gormley Jr. First Baptist Church, 733 Main St., Westbrook. A free ice cream social will follow in the dining hall. The public is invited to attend. The event is being held to commemorate both Westbrook’s bicentennial and the church’s recent 125th birthday. For more information, visit or call 854-8394.

Bell Hill Meetinghouse Service, 2:30 p.m., 101st annual service marking the 175th anniversary of the site’s completion with an original short play highlighting the building’s origins. Also featured will be music by the Bell Hill Singers and Camp Arcadia Singers It is also the 175th anniversary of the brick schoolhouse next to the meetinghouse, which is now a small museum. An ice cream social will follow the service on the common at 191 Bell Hill Road in Otisfield.


“Body/Mind Healing as Spiritual Work: The Head, Heart, Hands Connection,” 6 to 7:30 p.m. Free program sponsored by the Chaplaincy Institute of Maine and held at Center for Grieving Children, 555 Forest Ave., Portland. Go to or call 347-6740 for details.


Summer work camp will be held this week with more than 350 youth volunteers and adult chaperones from around the country staying at Noble High School in North Berwick for a week of prayer and work..

The volunteers will provide free repairs to 55 homes in York County that belong to elderly, handicapped or lower-income residents. Businesses, groups and individuals in the community can “Adopt a Crew” for $200. For details, call Michelle Valcourt at 384-7006 or email her at [email protected]

The camp is sponsored by The Parish of the Ascension of the Lord (St. Raphael Church, Kittery; St. Christopher Church, York; Our Lady of the Angels Church, South Berwick; and Star of the Sea Church, York Beach) and Table of Plenty, the local soup kitchen for York, Kittery and Berwick

Donations are welcome and can be made to the Table of Plenty Workcamp, c/o Parish of the Ascension of the Lord, P.O. Box 208, South Berwick, ME 03908. Checks should be made out to Table of Plenty Workcamp. Or donate at


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