The Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, 5 Lebanon St. in Sanford, The Rev. Sue Gabrielson presiding, welcomes everyone to worship services and church school held every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Childcare is provided during the service. For more information, call 324-3191, visit or like the church on Facebook.

 St. George Episcopal Church, 1 Emerson St. in Sanford, The Rev. Canon Susan Murphy presiding, has regular worship services at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. every Sunday. Childcare is available at the 10 a.m. service. Sunday school for K-6 begins at 9:45 a.m. Youth Group for grades 7-12 meets the second Sunday of the month at 11 a.m. All are welcome to come and worship with a welcoming Christian community committed to all of God’s people and creation. For more information, call 324-8119, visit or like the church on Facebook.

Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Kennebunk hosts a free bean supper on the first Saturday of the month, open to the community. All are welcome to attend from 4-6 p.m. On the second Monday of the month, a free lunch called the Friendship Lunch is offer at noon, and on the third Thursday of the month, Harvest Cafe offers a free, three-course dinner for the community at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Community Harvest, 967-1911. Visit for a listing of services at the church.

UP! Songs Of Love, Family & Inspiration will be performed by New England modern country duo, MeCa ”“ cousins David James and Ellen Masse ”“ on Saturday, Oct. 25, 7-9 p.m., at The First United Methodist Church, 34 East Main St., Rochester, N.H. A meet and greet with refreshments will follow the two-hour show. For ticket information, email [email protected] or call 603-332-4170 or 603-502-6706.

The Marie Joseph Spiritual Center in Biddeford Pool is offering the following upcoming retreats: “Come to the Seashore” is a one-day retreat set for Nov. 12, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with Ann Harriman. Spiritual Direction will be an option. Bring a Bible and a journal. “Discipleship: The Call of the King” will be Nov. 21-23 with Fr. Daniel O’Connell. For more information and to register, call 284-5671 or visit

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