75th anniversary and recognition ceremony, 2 p.m., honoring Norma J. Lumb, 91, the only living founding member of the Saco Seventh-day Adventist Church, which she joined at age 13. She has been active with the church and its activities and still serves on the board of both the church and the church’s school, the Florence M. Lombard Christian School, which is named after her mother. The church was first organized in 1936 and the church building was completed and dedicated in 1939. Events will be held at Saco Seventh-day Adventist Church, 46 Cleveland St., Saco.


Rose window re-dedication, 10:30 a.m., at the worship service at Williston-Immanuel Church. The window was designed by glass artist Harry Wright Goodhue, who was about 23 when the window was created in 1928. It has been restored with a grant from the estate of Ruth and Edward Nelson. Dr. Nelson was pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church from 1945 until his retirement in 1979. The restoration work was done by Robin Neely and Mark Bagala, both of Falmouth. Guided tours will be offered after the regular weekly services for viewing all 37 stained glass windows in the sanctuary and chapel. Williston-Immanuel United Church is located at 156 High St., Portland. For more information, visit

Connected Catholics of Maine, 1 p.m., Happy new year luncheon. Order from the menu. A short business meeting will follow. Foreside Tavern, 270 Route 1, Falmouth

Epiphany Lessons and Carols, 4 p.m., service with Scripture readings, poetry and music featuring the Cathedral Choir. Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 143 State St., Portland. Free with donations accepted.



Labyrinth walk, between 4 and 7:30 p.m., indoor Chartres-style labyrinth will be available for meditative walks. Trinity Episcopal, 580 Forest Ave., rear entrance, Portland. Sacred sound musician Todd Glacy will accompany on gongs and singing bowls starting at 6 p.m. Allow about 30 minutes. Call 772-7421 for more information.

Jan. 17

Stress buster tea, 1 to 3:30 p.m., tea and refreshments, meditation, Tai Chi, crafts and more. Brunswick United Methodist Church, corner of Church and Raymond roads, Brunswick. Call 837-9404 for tickets, which are $8 each. The snow date is Jan. 24.

Religion calendar items must be submitted before noon Monday to be considered for the following Saturday. Mail to: Religion Calendar, Portland Press Herald, P.O. Box 1460, Portland, ME 04104; or email to:

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