Pilgrimage Service, 2 p.m., 90th annual service with the Rev. Sue Gabrielson as guest minister. Elder Grey Meeting House, Chadbourne Ridge Road, North Waterboro

Shape Note Singing, 2 to 5 p.m. The New Church, 302 Stevens Ave. Portland. Four-part singing with all welcome to participate. Free. Go to for more information.

Music From World Cultures, 4 p.m., with several local and professional musicians. Christ Church, 6 Dane St., Kennebunk. The suggested donation is $12 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, and free for children under 12.


“Sundaes” on Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m., continues Aug. 11, 18 and 25, midweek outdoor contemporary Eucharist service followed by an ice cream sundae party. St. George Episcopal Church, 1 Emerson St., Sanford. Bring a lawn chair, if desired. For details, call 324-8119.



Summer fair and sale, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lovell United Church of Christ. Main Street, Lovell.


Anniversary Mass, 5:30 p.m., celebrated by Bishop Robert P. Deeley to honor the Sisters of Mercy and their 150 years of service in Maine. The Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Cumberland Avenue, Portland. The Sisters of Mercy was founded by Catherine McAuley in Dublin, Ireland, in 1831, and arrived in Bangor in 1865 at the request of Portland’s first bishop, David Bacon.

Aug. 8

Yard and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., West Gorham Union Church, 190 Ossipee Trial, Route 25, Gorham.


Yard sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine, Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland.

Jumble (English-style yard sale), 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. George Episcopal Church, 1 Emerson St., Sanford.

Musical Fireside, 7 p.m., learn about beliefs through music. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 29 Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth. Free and open to the public, with light refreshments after the program.

Benefit concert, 7 p.m., with Phil and Ellen LaClaire, to support the steeple restoration project. Admission is by donation. Chestnut Street Baptist Church, Camden.

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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