‘Meet a Muslim’ events hope to dispel misconceptions

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How do we respond to evil?

Although no one marched through my sleepy Maine town last weekend, carrying torches and hate, I recoiled as I witnessed the images broadcast from the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. More...

Anti-Muslim Australian senator wears burqa in Parliament to support ban

CANBERRA, Australia   An Australian senator provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament on Thursday as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face covers.  More...

Rev. Keith Riglin to preside over Orr’s Island service

ORR’S ISLAND — On Sunday, Aug. 20, Rev. More...

Boston clergywoman to preside at Bailey Island Chapel

BAILEY ISLAND — The Rev. Rainey Dankel, Associate Rector of historic Trinity Church in Boston, will conduct this Sunday’s service at All Saints by the Sea Episcopal Chapel on Washington St., Bailey Island, at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome. More...

Living the Word

“From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the Lord is to be praised.” Psalm 113:3  Sunrise and Sunset   More...

The Gifting of the Holy Spirit Renewal Conference Set for Topsham on Oct. 7

Gathering Drew Over 330 People in 2016

TOPSHAM   A conference designed to be a hands-on experience for participants to receive inspiration, prayer, and practice with the gifts of the Holy Spirit is being planned for Saturday, October 7, at the Sky-Hy Conference and Renewal Center in More...

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Ready for a Renovation?

I’m a huge fan of home renovations, and not just because my own home needs plenty. It’s addictive to watch a crew of workers transform a squalid, outdated house into a cozy abode in less than an hour. More...

Festival Celebrates the Ministry of Altar Servers

AUGUSTA “It’s pretty amazing.” That is how Israel Gombojav, age 15, of Corpus Christi Parish in Waterville, described what it’s like to be an altar server at Mass. More...

Living the Word

“He ordered them to take nothing for their journey except a staff, no bread, no bag, no money in their belts, and not to put on two tunics.” Mark 6:8 Traveling Light More...

Knox to preside at Bailey Island

HARPSWELL — The Rev. Regina Knox of Alna will be the guest preacher at All Saints by the Sea, Bailey Island, on Sunday, Aug. 13, at 9:30 a.m.. The chapel is located on Washington Avenue, and all are welcome.   More...

Registration available for 5K fundraiser

LISBON — Lisbon United Methodist Church, 14 School St. in Lisbon Falls is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors 5K Run/Walk on Sept. 16 at 8:30 a.m. More...

Haddock Chowder Supper at St. Philip’s

WISCASSET — Rounding out the summer’s Steeple Fundraising suppers, St. Philip’s Church, 12 Hodge St., Wiscasset, will host its third and final dinner on Monday, Aug. 14, from 5:30- 6:30 p.m. More...

Muslims in the U.S. see friends in their neighbors, but a foe in the White House

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Got Water?

Despite having grown up on an organic farm, I’m a gardening hack. My rows are crooked. Clover creeps between the green beans and corn. And a pest has nibbled so many holes through my greens that my Swiss chard looks like Swiss cheese. More...

Wiscasset’s Feed Our Scholars school supply drive begins

WISCASSET   In an effort to help families in need, the Feed Our Scholars school supply drive is going on now at the First Congregational Church on Route 1 and St. More...

Living the Word

“The Lord is my strength and my shield, in him my heart trusts, so I am helped and my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him. Psalm 28:7  Practicing Gratitude   More...

Rev. Harold Hallock to preside over Orr’s Island service

ORR’S ISLAND — On Sunday, Aug. 6, Rev. Harold Hallock will preside over the service Sunday at All Saint’s Chapel, located at 9 Cooper Lane, off Harpswell Islands Road/Route 24 on Orr’s Island. More...

Cola Clash! At Bible Baptist Church

WISCASSET — Calling all Teens ages 12 to 18: Join the Bible Baptist Church in Wiscasset for a Cola Clash!  Teens can enjoy indoor and outdoor team games, food, skits and more — all for free at the church.  Bible Baptist Church i More...

Bailey Island Chapel to welcome Rev. Al Niese on Sunday

BAILEY ISLAND — All Saints by the Sea Episcopal Chapel on Bailey Island will host the Rev. Al Niese of Brunswick as celebrant on Sunday, Aug. 6, at 9:30 a.m. The chapel is located on Washington Avenue. All are welcome.   More...