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April 25th: St. Paul the Apostle Parish will be hosting a Community Interfaith Healing and Prayer Service: Responding to our Opiate Crisis at St. John's Catholic Church, 217 York Street, Bangor, starting at 6:30 PM. Please join them and all who are affected by the devastating impact of opioids in our community, including first responders and law enforcement, family members, and healthcare providers. Light refreshments will be served.
Apirl 26th: St. Paul the Apostle Parish will host Chris Stefanick, internationally acclaimed Catholic TV host, who will bring REBOOT to Peakes Auditorium at Bangor High School. REBOOT is the inspiring and practical experience of applying the Gospel to every aspect of your life. This event is suggested for ages 12 and up. Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased at reallifecatholic.
April 27-28th: Fair Haven Camps will host a Men's Retreat with special guest speaker, Evangelist and 2016 Gospel Hall of Fame Inductee, Ed Sealy. Event will run from 6:00 PM Friday through 1:00 PM Saturday. Cost is $60 per person and includes food and lodging. To register please visit their website.
April 28th: Mirus Academy students will be presenting an adaptation of William Shakespeares' Romeo and Juliet. Performance will be from 2:00 to 3:30 PM at the Acadia Repertory Theater in Somesville, ME. For more information, call Mirus Academy at (207) 664-4698.
April 29th: America's 3 Part harmony Concert featuring the Hyssongs will be held April 29th, 2018 at 7:00 PM at Belgrade Center for All Seasons, Rt 27, Belgrade, Maine. Admission and parking are FREE (Love offering will be accepted). This event is sponsored by Lakes Christian Fellowship. For more information please contact Lakes Christian Fellowship at (207) 458-4784 or lakescf.org
April 29th: Come on out for our 5th Sunday Celebration Service at DownEast Christian Church, featuring Glorybound, on April 29th, 2018 at 6:00 PM. Rick and Retta Kelley have been ministering in song since the 80's. Join us for a wonderful night of Southern Gospel Music. Free Admission. A love offering will be taken. For more information, check out their website or call (207) 558-5938.
May 5th: A Public Baked Bean Supper will be held on Saturday, May 5th from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM at the East Orrington Congregational Church. The church is located at 38 Johnson Mill Rd., Orrington. The menu includes beans, hot dogs, rolls, casseroles, and homemade pies. Price is Adults $7.00 and Children $3.00.
May 6th: Trenton Baptist Church, 949 Bar Harbor Rd, is hosting a Southern Gospel style concert and the spoken word by Dave Mumford, starting at 10:00 AM. For more information, contact Deacon Florence French at (207) 442-0143.
May 9th: 11th Annual Regional Job & Resources Fair will beheld at Warsaw Middle School Gym and Cafeteria, 167 School Street, Pittsfield. Fair will run from 3:30 to 6:30 PM. Bringing people who need employment or a career change together with employers seeking outstanding employees. Sponsored by the Town of Pittsfield, Ken-Som Transition Team and KVCAP.
May 20th: Palermo Christian Church is celebrating it's 50th Anniversary on Sunday, May 20th. There will be a special worship service at 9 AM followed by a fellowship time and a chicken BBQ. Palermo Christian Church is located at 322 Branch Mills Rd., Palermo. For more information please call 993-2636 or go to our website at www.palermochristianchurch.org
May 22nd: Town of Pittsfield & Sebasticook Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Networking Event - 7:00am-9:00am (doors open at 6:00am) at the Pittsfield Municipal Building Meeting Room. Learn about resources for your business, network with other businesses, learn about services you can receive and help other businesses with tips/advice. Light breakfast refreshments will be served.
May 26th: American Legion in Dover-Foxcroft is hosting the 1st Annual Warrior Race and Fun Run to bring awareness to veteran issues and raise money to provide assistance to local veterans and family members, while also building community camaraderie. The 5k Race and Fun Run will start at 9:00 AM at the American Legion post headquarters in Dover-Foxcroft. For more information call (207) 564-0037, or visit their facebook page.
June 2nd: 5th Annual Ernest H. Philbrick Memorial Golf Tournament sponsored by Harvey Trailers & TruckWorks and More will be held on June 2nd, 2018 at Hidden Meadow Golf Course located at 240 W. Old Town Rd., Old Town, Maine. Entry fee is $220 oer team (includes green fees, cart, driving range, and catered lunch). The driving range is sponsored by 1st Rate Bait. If you register by 5/25 take $20 off. Entry fee and registration due by Wednesday, May 30th. Please send check to Highview Christian Academy at 739 Main Rd., Charleston, Maine 04422. Make check payable to Highview Christian Academy. Tee Time is at 8:00 AM until all slots are full. A second tee time will be "TBA" if necessary. Tournament will be played in Scramble with 4-person teams. Best Ball. Winning team will get their entry fee returned and plaques and 2nd place will get plaques. There will also be a Hole-In-One contest for $10k sponsored by Blackwell Insurance. For more information please contact Michael Rowe @ 355-5457.
June 9th: Women Empowering Women is hosting a benefit for the Barbara Sosman Support Center on June 9th from 11 AM - 4 PM, located at 510 Rudman Rd., Brewer, Maine. The benefit will feature a silent auction, raffles, live music, food, pastries, beverages, children's face painting, and other activities. Come out and give your support! For more information please contact Vicki Mead @ 207-974-8291.
July 9 - 13th: 46th Annual Central Maine Egg Festival will be held in Pittsfield, ME. Special events include "Egg"lympics, street dance, kiddie parade, the BIG parade, quiche and cheesecake contest, little chick contest, rides, food, games, music and so much more!
July 14-22nd: Celebrate the County's agricultural heritage at the 71st Annual Maine Potato Blossom Festival in Fort Fairfield! There is something for everyone with the main activities and vendors Thursday through Sunday, July 19 - 22nd, closing with fireworks over the Aroostook River on the 22nd. For more information, contact Meg at (207) 472-3800.
August 30th: Internationally renowned Orquesta Revelacion Marantha is coming from La Romana, in the Dominican Republic to the First United Methodist Church in Bangor, Maine on August 30th, 2018 from 6-8 PM. They will be putting on an outdoor Christian Merengue concert and dance. This high energy praise event will be preceded by our weekly free community meal. For more information please contact Michael Downs at (207)812-1298.
December 29-January 13: NEXT YEAR IN JERUSALEM! join New England Bible College and Grace Evangelical Seminary for a Study Tour of Israel. Experience the wilderness of desert wanderings and David's escape--See remains of ancient towns and palaces--Eastern Orthodox Christmas in Bethlehem--Walk in an ancient and modern Jerusalem--Travel through Galilee, where much of Jesus' ministry occurred--and more. Vigorous hiking and stair climbing required. Cost for 2 weeks is all inclusive from Bangor for $5000. Classes offered at Grace ahead of tour. Credit is available for the course and trip. Deposit due by June 15th. More information is available by emailing email@example.com or calling 447-1665.
Ongoing: New England Bible College & Grace Evangelical Seminary will be offering FREE TUITION for the 2017-2018 school year. For more information or to enroll go to nebc.edu or call (207) 947-1665.
Ongoing: Pittsfield Calvary Baptist Church will be holding a Men's Breakfast the first Saturday of every month. the Breakfast will begin at 8:00 AM and will be held at 573 N. Main St in Pittsfield. All men and boys are welcome for food, fellowship, and devotional time.
Ongoing: Crosspoint Church is now offering Greenlight Ministry, Sunday School to all children with special needs, Ages 3-12 at the 11:00 AM service only. Families can register their child at the door, which is in classroom #8. If anyone has questions please, call Jennifer Whitcomb at (207) 227-3448.
Ongoing: Welcome To Housing has helped individuals and families as they move from shelter programs to a place of their own. We provide home goods, kitchen, bed and bath items donated through the community! visit WelcomeToHousing.com for more information
Ongoing: The Serenity Recovery Group is a support group for recovering alcoholics, those who are currently struggling with alcohol addiction or live with someone who is. They meet at Crosspoint Church, 1476 Broadway in Bangor Wednesday evenings at 6:30 PM in Room 8 . For more information contact the church office at (207) 947-6576.
Ongoing: Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine Inc. and the Kinship Program is a non-profit organization that partners with DHHS to provide support, training , education, listening support, referrals and materials goods to Resource parents (foster, adoptive, kinship and permanency guardianship provided). The services are also available to families who are not involved with DHHS. The organization is located at 34 Main Street, Orono. More information is available by calling (207) 827-233, fax (207) 889-6978, or email firstname.lastname@example.org or affm.net
Ongoing: Guilford United Methodist Church Food Cupboard is open on Wednesdays from 1:30 to 3:00 PM and is available to anyone needing assistance who lives in Elliotsville, Monson, Willimantic, Blanchard, Abbot, Guilford, Sangerville, Parkman, Wellington or Cambridge. Food Cupboard is located at 3 School Street in Guilford.
Ongoing: Partnership Food Pantry- Guilford is open to anyone with unmet food needs. They operate the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from noon until 3:00 PM, and as needed on an emergency basis. They are located at 84 Elm Street in Guilford, ME and may be reached by phone at (207) 518-8833. mainepartnership.org
Ongoing: Spaghetti Dinner at Lincoln Center Baptist Church - every 4th Thursday of the month. Free Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner with garlic bread, drinks & dessert. Dinner is served from 5:00 - 7:00 PM. The church also offers a chairlift for those who need handicap accessibility.
Ongoing: Partnership Food Pantry- Greenville is open to anyone with unmet food needs. They operate the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 11:00 AM to noon, and as needed on an emergency basis. They are located behind the fire station on Minden Street in Greenville and may be reached by phone at (207) 518-8833. mainepartnership.org
Ongoing: Momentum Student Ministries at The Rock Church, Ohio Street, Bangor. A monthly gathering of local youth in the greater Bangor area. Live music, food, prizes and a message from a local Youth Pastor. Always the 1st Wednesday of every month from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. #momentuminbangor or facebook.com/TrcYouth.
Ongoing: New Beginnings Church offers a Healing School every Wednesday night from 6:30 to 7:45 PM where you can learn from the Bible and grow in your faith regarding God's will to heal. Prayer is offered as requested. For more information call (207) 945-4051 or email: email@example.com
Ongoing: The Cure for Addiction, a weekly support group ministering to substance abusers and their families and loved ones, will be starting in October 2016 at Calvary Chapel Maine Highlands in Dover-Foxcroft. The Cure applies biblical truth to the root of addiction, bringing freedom through Jesus Christ and the power of his sacrifice. Meetings will be held Mondays from 6:00 to 7:00 PM at the old Morton Avenue School Building. For more information call (207) 564-9058.
Ongoing: The CURE for Addiction, a weekly support group that applies Biblical truth to the root of drug and alcohol addiction, holds meetings every Tuesday evening from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Calvary Chapel of Kennebec Valley. Calvary Chapel is located at 165 Skowhegan Rd (RT 201), Fairfield, Maine. A potluck will be held on the first Tuesday of every month. Those struggling and those who have a loved one struggling will find support and freedom through Jesus Christ and the power of His sacrifice. For more information please call (207) 612-1360.
Ongoing: Gospel Music Nite at Nealley's Corner Church, Kennebec Rd, Hampden on the last Friday of each month. Pot luck supper at 6:00 PM, Music at 7:00 PM, hosted by Glorybound. All are welcome. Telephone Rick or Retta Kelley at (207) 862-4258 for more information. Bring your God Given talent and praise our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Pass the word and join us there.
Ongoing: Grief Care Support Group is meeting the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:00 PM and the 1st and 3rd Saturdays from 10:00 to 11:00 AM beginning February 1st. Meetings will be held at Calvary Chapel Maine Highlands, 48 Morton Avenue, Suite E, Dover-Foxcroft. For more information, contact Ray at (207) 717-8750.
Ongoing: Bib and Tucker Food and Clothing Ministry located at Christian Ridge Church on Christian Ridge Rd, Ellsworth. Serving the Ellsworth and surrounding areas. Opened Monday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 AM - Noon. For more details, please call (207) 613-4566.
Ongoing: Total Victory Support Group meets every Tuesday at 6:30 PM at 181 Jefferson St. in Waldoboro. It's a Christ centered support group with proven techniques that have helped thousands to overcome depression, drug and alcohol addictions, physical illness, relationship problems and the other life-controlling circumstances. No fees. Get Free! Stay Free! For Free! Call (207) 542-7397 or totalvictoryoutreach.com
Ongoing: The Sanctuary, Inc., is now offering a unique housing opportunity at 33 Birch Ave., Ellsworth, Maine. The housing consists of move-in ready, private rooms. The Sanctuary is a multi-generational, adult community where older and younger adults will enjoy privacy but share common areas to engage in social activities at their leisure. Activities include themed events, holiday & special celebrations, and daily activities that promote interaction with one another. The Sanctuary offers furnished rooms including a queen-sized bed, desk, chair, microwave, small fridge, bureau, t.v., and private bath. Room rates include heat, electricity, Wi-Fi, cable, parking space for one vehicle, plowing, and mail delivery on-site. In addition to independent living options, private, personal care services may be contracted to support older adults while maintaining their independence. There are 17 rooms available and three different room sizes to choose from starting at $800/month for independent living and package pricing for supportive services. Call for an application and a tour today! Contact Debra Chalmers at (207) 266-7529.
Ongoing: Safe families for Children creates extended family-like supports for desperate families through a community of devoted volunteers who are motivated by faith to keep children safe and keep families together. SFFC is a movement of local churches who volunteer in locations throughout Maine. Please go to safe-families.org to see how you and/or your church can participate in this 'loving your neighbor' the Safe Families way. You may also contact Robin Chamberlain at (207) 263-5530 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ongoing: The Mansion Church, located at 63 Columbia St., Bangor, Maine, holds service every Sunday night beginning at 6:00 PM. The service includes praise music, studying God's word, prayer, and a meal after the service. transportation is provided by calling or texting (207) 249-9154.