Yard, bake and plant sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., First Congregational Church, 141 North St., Kennebunkport.

Tag sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., South Congregational Church, Community House, Temple Street, Kennebunkport.

Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Blue Point Congregational Church, 236 Pine Point Road, Scarborough.

Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine, First Congregational Church Parish House, behind McDonald’s, Brown Street, Gray.

“Praise in the Park,” 6 to 8 p.m., presented by Holy Grounds Coffeehouse with Ricki George, Brent Roberts and Exit 244. Bring a chair or blanket and a picnic. At the bandstand at Deering Oaks, Portland.


Shape Note Singing, 2 to 5 p.m., The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave., Portland. This is not a performance and all are welcome to participate. Free.

Ordination and graduation, 3 p.m., Chaplaincy Institute of Maine’s 12th annual graduation. First Parish Congregational Church, 12 Beach St., Saco. For more, visit ChIME at or call 347-6740. Live streaming of the ceremony will be available or will later be in the archives.

“Living Longer, Caring For The Aging,” 4 to 6:30 p.m., exploring aging issues through contemporary films including “Still Mine.” Facilitated small-group discussions will follow and there is no charge. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Raymond Village Community Church, 27 Main St., Raymond Center.


Olympian Gerry Ashworth will visit Levey Day School to promote running, well-being and the school’s Bagel Boogie 5K and Fun Run. Ashworth, a member of the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, won a gold medal at the 1964 Olympic Games as a member of the 4×100 relay team. Ashworth will visit with students at 10 a.m. at the school at 400 Deering Ave., Portland. The Bagel Boogie begins at 9 a.m. June 14, along Portland’s Back Cove trail. Register at


Sacred Heart Sodality, 5 p.m., celebrating 90 years with a special Mass followed by a banquet at the Embassy Suites, Westbrook Street, Portland. The Rev. Michael J. Seavey will celebrate the Mass at St. Peter Parish, 72 Federal St., Portland. To attend the banquet, contact Antoinette Nappi at 775-0357. Tickets are $35 each.

June 12 and 13

“Out of Our Heads: Imagination and the Limits of Language,” with author Tom Cheetham. A lecture will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., on Friday, June 12. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. A workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 13, with a cost of $55 for members and $65 for non-members. Both sessions will be at Seeds of Independence Building at Brunswick Landing, 29 Burbank St., Brunswick. Visit or call 729-0300 for details and registration.

June 13

Yard sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., barbecue lunch available. West Scarborough United Methodist Church, Route 1, Dunstan Corner, Scarborough.

Yard sale, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Trinity Church, 580 Forest Ave., Portland.


Trinity Lutheran Church in Westbrook completed its fourth annual “Climb Aboard the Food Train” city-wide food drive to benefit the Westbrook Food Pantry. By the end of the drive, 150 large boxes of food had been collected and a check for $5,003.56 was presented to Jeannie Rielly, director of the food pantry. Many local businesses and churches participated and plans for next year’s drive are underway. To learn more, contact the Trinity Lutheran Church office by email at [email protected] or call 854-5653.

An Interfaith Baccalaureate Ceremony was held for more than 150 area graduating seniors Wednesday at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish, 150 Black Point Road, Scarborough. The tradition began in 1991 with about 30 students and has grown to become a ticketed event. Students, their parents and clergy all plan the evening, which ends with a slideshow dedicated to the parents.

Religion calendar items must be submitted before noon Monday to be considered for the next Saturday. Please note that we are not able to list regular weekly services in the calendar. Mail to: Religion Calendar, Portland Press Herald, P.O. Box 1460, Portland, ME 04104; or email to:

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