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Easter Observances

 

BANGOR — Taize service of music and prayer, with soloists, instrumentalists, and congregational singing, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 15, All Souls Congregational Church, 10 Broadway. 942-7354.

 

BANGOR — Students from All Saints School to lead Living Stations of the Cross, 3 p.m. Good Friday, April 14, St. John Catholic Church, 217 York St. The Stations of the Cross retrace Jesus’ journey from arrest and judgment to his crucifixion, death, and burial.

 

BANGOR — “The Role of the Church Welcoming New Neighbors,” information session on helping refugees build new lives through resettlement in greater Bangor area, 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 29, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 768 Ohio St. St. Paul the Apostle Parish and Catholic Charities Maine are hosts.

 

BANGOR — Holy Week services at St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St.: vigil Mass, 4 p.m. Saturday, April 8; Palm Sunday Mass, 10:30 a.m. April 9; Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 6 p.m. Holy Thursday, April 13, with incense; Stations of the Cross led by All Saints Catholic School, 3 p.m. Good Friday, April 14; confessions, 2:30-4 p.m. and vigil Mass with incense, 8 p.m. Holy Saturday, April 15; Easter Mass, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. (incense), Sunday, April 16.

 

BANGOR — Holy Week services at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 768 Ohio St.: Mass, 7 and 8:30 a.m. Palm Sunday, April 9; Celebration of the Passion of the Lord, 6 p.m. Good Friday, April 14; Easter Mass, 7, 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 16.

 

BANGOR — Lenten and Easter services at All Souls Congregational Church, 10 Broadway: 10 a.m. with distribution of palm strips, Palm Sunday, April 9; Office of Tenebrae with communion, 7:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday, April 13; Taize Easter Eve service of music and prayer, 7:30 p.m. Holy Saturday, April 15; Easter worship, with special music and Easter lilies, 10 a.m. Sunday, April 16.

 

BANGOR — Free community baked bean and casserole lunch, noon the first Saturday of every month, Hammond Street Congregational Church, UCC, corner of Hammond and High Streets. Attendees also receive a bag lunch for later.

 

BANGOR — Eckankar, The Religion of the Light and Sound of God, holds its open book discussion 6:30-8 p.m. every Wednesday at 193 State St., next to Frank’s Bake Shop. This is an opportunity for spiritual explorers and seekers to learn and have spiritual discussion. Free booklet. For information, call 947-8413 or visit www.eckinme.org

 

BANGOR — Community Seder, 7 p.m. Monday, April 10, Congregation Beth Israel, 144 York St. $34, $17 for children. Kosher feast observed in conservative tradition of Judaism. RSVP Christine at 945-3433 or christine@cbisrael.org. Public welcome.

 

BANGOR — Sermon “Seeking Truth in the Suttas,” by the Rev. Andrew Moeller, 10 a.m. Palm Sunday, April 9, Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park St. 947-7009 or UUBangor.org.

 

BANGOR — Sermon “Hallelujah Street” by the Rev. Mark. A. Doty, 10 a.m. Palm Sunday, April 9, Hammond Street Congregational Church, UCC, corner of Hammond and High streets. Music by organist Kathy Jellison and the Chancel Choir. Adult study with the Rev. Clyde Baker, 9 a.m. Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. Coffee hour, 11:30 a.m. Ecumenical Food Cupboard with Doug Cushman, 11:45 a.m.

 

BANGOR — Rummage sale 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 29, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 225 French St. Good quality clothing, household items, toys, books, music, linens, and more. Proceeds to go to the church budget and mission/outreach projects. Donations welcome. Call church office at 947-0156.

 

BREWER — Maundy Thursday service, 7 p.m. April 13; Easter breakfast 8 a.m. and worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday, April 16, Second Congregational Church, 607 South Main St.

 

BREWER — Holy Week services at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, corner of North Main and Holyoke streets: 9:30 a.m. Blessing of Palms and Neighborhood Procession, 10 a.m. Gospel Passion Drama and Eucharist, Palm Sunday, April 9; 6 p.m. Seder-style meal including Eucharist and stripping of the altar, Maundy Thursday, April 13; 6 p.m. Good Friday service, April 14; 6 p.m. Easter vigil celebration with fire, water and bells (bring a bell to ring), and Eucharist, Saturday, April 15; 10 a.m. Easter festival Eucharist and Easter egg hunt, followed by service, Easter Sunday, April 16.

 

BREWER — Easter service, including song presentation by Life kids, egg hunt for children, free family photos after service, 10 a.m. Sunday, April 16, Life Church, 15 Littlefield Way. Regular worship 10 a.m. Sundays.

 

BREWER — Holy Week services at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 531 North Main St.: vigil Mass, 4 p.m. Saturday, April 8; Celebration of the Passion of the Lord, 6 p.m. Good Friday, April 14; Easter Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, April 16.

 

BREWER — Holy Week services at St. Teresa Catholic Church, 436 South Main St.: Mass, 5:30 p.m. Palm Sunday, April 9; Mass of the Lord’s Supper, with incense, 6 p.m. Holy Thursday, April 13; Easter Mass, with incense, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, April 16.

 

BUCKSPORT — Holy Week at Elm Street Congregational Church, 31 Elm St.: 10 a.m. Palm Sunday, April 9; worship and Communion, 5:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday, April 13; church open for prayer and medication, noon-3 p.m. Good Friday, April 14; Easter sunrise service, 5:30 a.m. with the Rev. Dr. Sandra Reed, at Fort Knox, Prospect, and Easter worship service, 10 a.m. Sunday, April 16, at the church. 469-3333.

 

BUCKSPORT — Holy Week services at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 60 Franklin St.: Liturgy of the Hours, 8:30 a.m., Mass, 6:30 p.m. Holy Thursday, April 13; Liturgy of the Hours, 8:30 a.m., Stations of the Cross, 5 p.m. and Good Friday service, 6 p.m. Friday, April 14; Liturgy of the Hours, 8:30 a.m. Holy Saturday, April 15; Easter Mass, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 16.

 

CLIFTON — “Singspiration” Gospel music, 3-5 p.m. Saturday, April 22, Clifton United Baptist Church, 742 Airline Road. Potluck food and fellowship, 5-6 p.m. Bring dish to share.


HAMPDEN — Holy Week services at St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church, 70 Western Ave.: Mass, 10:30 a.m. Palm Sunday, April 9; Mass of the Lord’s Supper, with incense, 6 p.m. Holy Thursday, April 13; Easter Mass, 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 16.


HANCOCK — Holy Week at Union Congregational Church of Hancock, 1368 Route 1: worship and Communion, 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday, April 13, at church; informal Easter community sunrise service, 6 a.m. Sunday, April 16, Tidal Falls, located off the East Side Road, about 2.5 miles from Route 1 in Hancock. Traditional Easter service 10 a.m. at the church. 422-3100.
MILFORD — Palm Sunday breakfast, 9 a.m. April 9, Milford Congregational Church, 126 Main St.; potluck supper followed by special service, Maundy Thursday, April 13; Easter service, 9 a.m. Sunday, April. 16.

OLD TOWN — Holy Week services: 10 a.m. Palm Sunday, April 9; 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday, April 13; 7 p.m. Good Friday, April 14; 10 a.m. Easter Sunday, April 16, St. James Episcopal Church, corner of Main and Center streets.

ORONO — Maundy Thursday supper and worship, 6 p.m. April 13 in the Gathering Place (reservations at 866-3655); Tenebrae service, 7 p.m. Good Friday, April 14, in Sanctuary; Easter sunrise service, 6:30 a.m. Sunday, April 16, Penobscot Valley Country Club, followed by breakfast in church vestry and regular worship 10:15 a.m. in sanctuary, Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St. 866-3655. Worship leader: Andrew McCormick. http://churchofuniversalfellowship.com .

ORONO — Holy Week at Church of Universal Fellowship, 82 Main St.: shared supper and worship 6 p.m. Maundy Thursday, April 13, in the Gathering Place (make reservations at 866-3655); Tenebrae service, 7 p.m. Good Friday, April 14, Sanctuary; 6:30 a.m. Sunrise service, Easter Sunday, April 16, Penobscot Valley Country Club; Easter breakfast, 7 a.m. Easter Sunday in vestry; Easter worship, 10:15 a.m. Sunday, April 16, Sanctuary.

 

VEAZIE — Holy Week services for Veazie Congregational Church, 1404 State St.: 10 a.m. Palm Sunday, April 9; 6 p.m. Good Friday service, April 14; and 10 a.m. Easter Sunday, April 16.

WINTERPORT — Easter sunrise service, 6:30 a.m. Sunday, April 16, Oak Hill, corner of Boston Road and Route 69, with the Rev. Aaron Martin of Winterport Baptist Church. There will be a sign at the trailhead. 223-4751.

WINTERPORT — Holy Week services at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 435 South Main St.: Mass, 8:30 a.m. Palm Sunday, April 9; Celebration of the Passion of the Lord, 6 p.m. Good Friday, April 14; Easter Mass, 8:30 a.m. Sunday, April 16.

WINTERPORT — Easter sunrise service, 6 a.m. Sunday, April 16, on Blueberry Hill; free breakfast 7-8 a.m. at Ellingwood Corner United Methodist Church, 796 Lebanon Road, Route 69; Easter egg hunt for children under age 10, 8-8:30 a.m.; Easter services 8:30 and 10 a.m.

 

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