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Religion and Values

  • Published
    October 9, 2010

    Religion Calendar

    Sunday “Music That Matters,” 7 p.m., spiritual music with nationally known performers, including Richard Mekdeci, David Roth and Sue K. Riley. Unity Church of Greater Portland, 54 River Road, Windham. A public potluck supper will take place at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 at the door. Call 893-1233 for details. Evening prayer, 5 p.m., and […]

  • Published
    October 9, 2010

    Religion Dispatch

    AUBURN Local Knights council wins award for service programs Knights of Columbus Andy Valley Council 8742 of Auburn has received the Columbian Award for the 2009-2010 fraternal year. District Deputy Roland Bergeron presented the award to past Grand Knight Tom Cremona and current Grand Knight Neil Marchesseault for the council’s excellence in sponsoring programs that […]

  • Published
    October 9, 2010
    SHERMAN MCDAID BERGERON

    Churches do more checking on staff

    But as congregations strive to guard against abuse, kids’ advocates say not all checks are equal.

  • Published
    October 9, 2010

    Worship Spotlight: Next Level Church, Portland

    ADDRESS: 88 Bedford St., Abromson Community Center at University of Southern Maine, Portland campus. DENOMINATION/AFFILIATION: Nondenominational HISTORY: Next Level Church was started in 2008 by pastor Josh Gagnon and 12 people at the Spinelli movie theater in Somersworth, N.H. It has grown to include more than 500 people. Currently, NLC meets at the Regal cinemas […]

  • Published
    October 7, 2010

    S. Baptist leader on yoga: Not Christianity

    Southern Baptist Seminary President Albert Mohler says the stretching and meditative discipline derived from Eastern religions is not a Christian pathway to God.

  • Published
    October 2, 2010

    Worship Spotlight: EastPoint Christian Church, Portland

    ADDRESS: 58 City Line Drive HISTORY: EastPoint Christian Church began in March 2006 at the Maine Mall Cinema. After a short stay there, the church relocated to the Sable Oaks Marriott in South Portland for about a year. For the last five years, a former carpet warehouse near the Maine Medical Center Scarborough campus had […]

  • Published
    October 2, 2010

    Bishop announces assignment changes

    Bishop Richard Malone is announcing the following changes in assignments: The Rev. Alfred E. Irving is retiring effective Oct. 1. Most recently he has been a chaplain at Maine Medical Center and Mercy Hospital in Portland and previously was the administrator of St. Patrick’s, Newcastle, and Our Lady Queen of Peace in Boothbay Harbor. He […]

  • Published
    October 2, 2010

    Religion Calendar

    Today Yard and craft sale, also bottle drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Scarborough Free Baptist Church, 55 Mussey Road, Scarborough. “Women’s Fall Faith Lift,” featuring author and speaker Lucinda Secrest McDowell, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Faith Evangelical Free Church of Waterville. Walk-in registrations are welcome. A donation of $10 is requested. “Communication, Negotiation […]

  • Published
    October 2, 2010

    Reflections: Gandhi’s mission of nonviolence a lesson in leading by example

    The United Nations observes today as the International Day of Non-Violence. It is the birthday of Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the non-violence movement. Gandhi led about 300 million Indians to freedom in 1947. What an amazing accomplishment! What can we learn from this uncommon man? The British ruled India […]

  • Published
    September 25, 2010

    Worship Spotlight: Sebago Lake Congregational Church, Standish

    ADDRESS: 410 Northeast Road, Sebago Lake Village, Standish DENOMINATION/AFFILIATION: National Association of Congregational Christian Churches; Congregational Christian Council of Maine HISTORY: The church dates back to 1884, first organized as the Sebago Lake Orthodox Congregational Society, with the church building constructed on land donated by John Moulton. It was officially recognized and granted a charter […]

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