The Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, 5 Lebanon St., welcomes you to join them on Sunday, Nov. 29 for Music Sunday held at 10:30 a.m. The Social Action Committee of First Unitarian Universalist Church of Exeter is asking them to join on Nov. 29 for a region-wide interfaith action. On that day, churches will be ringing bells to support world leaders as they gather in Paris on Nov. 30 at the UN Conference on Climate Change. For centuries, the ringing of bells has been a signal of celebration, of sorrow, or of danger. The church hopes its joyous ringing will be a message of support, magnified, and heard around the world. On Nov. 29, please bring some type of bell to the service with you. At the end of the Music Sunday service, attendees will begin ringing, and move from the sanctuary, out the door, and down the sidewalk to finish ringing in Goodall Hall. If the weather is bad, participants will circle the sanctuary twice, and then go to Goodall Hall. Visit our website at and like us on Facebook.

First Parish Congregational Church, U.C.C., at the corner of Beach and Main streets, Saco, welcomes you to join them for a Messiah Sing-a-Long on Friday, Nov. 27 at 6:30 p.m. The church will do the Christmas Sections of The Messiah (Parts 1 and 2). Any string players who would like to play are invited to come. Arrive at 5:00 p.m. Vocal scores are available for those who need to borrow one. No formal admission. Donations received will be given to the “Friends of Music” fund at First Parish. For more information contact Peter at [email protected] The church also invites the community to its special Service of Healing, Comfort and Hope on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. In this service, participants open themselves to the power of the healing spirit of God known to each individually and through community. All participation is freely chosen and all of what is shared is understood as confidential. All are welcome to this halfhour service. The church will also hold one service on Wednesday, Jan. 6.

Saint David’s Episcopal Church on U.S. Route 1 in Kennebunk is offering worship services on Sundays at 8 a.m., with Rite I Eucharist at 8 a.m. and Rite II Eucharist at 10:30 a.m. Church school begins at 10:15 a.m. For more information, call 985-3073.

St. George’s Episcopal Church, 3 Emerson St. in Sanford, holds regular worship services at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. every Sunday. Child care 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 first Sunday of the month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 324-8119, visit or like the church on Facebook. Worship with a welcoming Christian Community committed to all of God’s people and creation. The Rev. Canon Susan Murphy is the rector.

Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford, will hold a pancake breakfast Sunday, Nov. 22 and 29 and Dec. 6 at 9 a.m. and a 10 a.m. worship service; and a worship service of prayer and priase Wednesday, Nov. 25, Dec. 2 and 9 at 6 p.m. Call 284-7898 for more information.

The Oak Ridge Bible Church, 5 Washington St., Biddeford, has adult/teen/child discipleship on Sundays at 9:45 a.m. Sunday morning meetings are at 10:45 a.m. For more information, call 282-7729 or visit

Christ Church UCC/UMC has worship at 10 a.m. on Sunday with the Rev. Mark Arbisi. Refreshments and fellowship follow. The church is located at 6 Dane St., Kennebunk. For more information, call 985-4494 or visit

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2 Lord St., Kennebunk, has modern Lutheran Liturgy on Sundays at 8:15 a.m., adult forum at 9:30 a.m., and traditional Lutheran Liturgy at 10:45 a.m. On the last Sunday of every month, single service is at 10 a.m. For more information, call 985-4803.

United Baptist Church, 318 Main St., Saco, holds the hour of worship to 10 a.m. Sunday School is also at 10 a.m.

Unitarian Universalist Church of Saco-Biddeford offers Sunday services at 10 a.m. followed by a social hour. For more information, call the church at 282-0062. A World Aids Day service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 1, 7 p.m. and feature music and remembrances.

Goodwins Mills Advent Christian Church, 503 Goodwins Mills Road, Dayton, holds Sunday worship services at 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Sunday School at 11 a.m. All are welcome. For more info call 499-2817. Community Thanksgiving service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 7 p.m. Rev. Dr. Debra Hanson of the United Methodist Church will be the speaker. A combined choir will sing.

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 186 Bradley Street/Route 5, Saco, holds Orthros service at 9 a.m. and Divine Liturgy at 10 a.m. on Sundays during the fall and winter. For more information, visit the website or call 284-5651.

St. Martha’s Church, 34 Portland Road, Kennebunk, hold weekend Mass on Saturdays at 4 p.m. and Sundays at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Mass is held Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. For more information, call 985-6252.

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