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Religion and Values

  • Published
    March 27, 2010

    Religion Calendar

    Today “The Women at the Foot of the Cross,” 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., free seminar for women with Allison VanderLinden, an ordained Presbyterian minister. St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Route 196, Lisbon. Lenten Vigil for Disarmament, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., weekly through Lent. Bath Iron Works administration building, Washington Street, Bath. Musical Afternoon, 2 p.m., […]

  • Published
    March 27, 2010
    MOBILE CLINIC

    Confronting abortion on city streets

    A motor home carrying ultrasound equipment and volunteers hits the road to serve the urban poor.

  • Published
    March 27, 2010

    Worship Spotlight

    The Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Falmouth

  • Published
    March 27, 2010

    Faith groups asked to help spread gospel of census

    Trusted leaders share information about the relevance of the process to congregants' daily lives.

  • Published
    March 20, 2010

    Religion Calendar

    Today Inside/Out yard sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., also 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., to benefit His Place Teen Center. Alpha and Omega Thrift Shop, Norway/Paris Solid Waste Facility, lower level, 39 Brown St., Norway. Lenten Vigil for Disarmament, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., weekly through Lent. Bath Iron Works administration building, Washington Street, […]

  • Published
    March 20, 2010

    Reflections: Soup gives sustenance to body, soul

    “Not for one moment has this flowing toward me ceased.” On my 11th almost-spring birthday, I wrote in my journal, “I made it through flu season. It’s March. I won’t get sick.” Of course, moments later, I spiked a temperature, started sneezing and alternately froze and sweated under my corduroy coverlet. Then my grandmother arrived […]

  • Published
    March 20, 2010

    Worship Spotlight

    Trinity Episcopal Church, Portland

  • Published
    March 20, 2010
    ANNULMENTS

    U.S. annulment rate may spur Vatican crackdown

    The pope warns against letting the civil divorce rate dictate the number of 'decrees of nullity.'

  • Published
    March 20, 2010

    Philanthropist will enhance donations to local ministry

    PORTLAND — Grace-Street Ministry, a nonprofit organization working through Stevens Avenue Congregational Church, has been selected to participate in this year’s Feinstein Challenge. For 13 years, Alan Feinstein, a Rhode Island philanthropist, has divided $1 million among agencies serving the hungry and poor. Through April 30, any donation to Grace-Street Ministry will be enhanced by a […]

  • Published
    March 6, 2010

    Lutheran church welcomes gay, transgender people

    PORTLAND – St. Ansgar Evangelical Lutheran Church recently voted unanimously to become a Reconciling in Christ congregation. The vote was taken at the congregation’s annual meeting on Feb. 7. With the vote, St. Ansgar became the first congregation in Maine with RIC status. Lutheran churches in the Reconciling in Christ program incorporate into church documents […]

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