ALFRED — New nondenominational church with services at 9:30 a.m. Sundays, Maine Life Gate Church, 725 Gore Road.

AUGUSTA — Addie’s Attic, a free clothing bank, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 9 Summer St. 622-2424. Hours: 5-7 p.m. Monday; 9 a.m.-noon Thursday; 1-4 p.m. Saturday. Clothing donations accepted 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday in addition to the other open hours.

AUGUSTA — Every Day Basic Essentials Pantry’s new hours of operation, 1-4 p.m. first and third Saturdays of each month, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 9 Summer St. 622-2424. No eligibility requirements.

BANGOR — Recital on the E.&G.G. Hook organ by Abraham Ross, 7:30 p.m. June 12, St. John Catholic Church, 207 York St. 942-6941.

BANGOR — Christian Women Alive luncheon with guest speaker Maxine Faloon at noon June 9, Kev-Lan Banquet Room, corner of Broadway and Burleigh Road. 285-0074.

BANGOR — Contradance with music by Emma Walsh and Chuck Donnelly with Kim Roberts calling, beginners at 7:30 p.m. and dance at 8 p.m. June 15, Unitarian-Universalist Church, 120 Park St. $8 per person; $20 per family. 941-9727 or

BANGOR — Saving Grace Thrift Shop, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, Grace United Methodist Church, 193 Union St. Entrance at the back door. Proceeds benefit church neighborhood missions. 942-8320.

BANGOR — Deeper Than Words, a weekly gathering for quiet prayer, guided meditation and Scripture study, 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, Hammond Street Congregational Church, 28 High St. 862-5448.

BANGOR — First United Methodist Church free community meal, 4-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, 703 Essex St. 945-9567.

BANGOR — Our Lady of Wisdom prayer group, 6 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Jude Chapel in the sacristy of St. John Catholic Church, 207 York St. 942-6941.

BAR HARBOR — Maine Women’s Balkan Choir with special guest Elitsa Stoyneva of Bulgaria, 7 p.m. June 17, St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church, 41 Mt. Desert St. Children under 12 free. Call 356-2505 for information.

BAR HARBOR — Morning prayer, 8:30 a.m. Tuesday-Saturday; contemplative prayer, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the library; Sunday Eucharists, 7:30 and 10 a.m., St. Saviour’s Parish, 41 Mount Desert St. 288-4215.

BAR HARBOR — The Eastern Maine Pops Orchestra for Young Musicians’ Celtic Concert at Bar Harbor’s Legacy of the Arts Week, 2 p.m. June 17, St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church, 41 Mount Desert St. 244-7193.

BELFAST — Applications available for potential participants in the Artisans Fair to be held noon-5 p.m. Aug. 10 and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 11, The First Church in Belfast, United Church of Christ, 8 Court St. 338-2282. Applications, available at the church or online at, with payment will be accepted by mail or at the church office through July 31.

BELFAST — Co-Dependents Anonymous weekly meetings, 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Unitarian Universalist Church, 37 Miller St. Donations accepted but not required.

BELFAST — Belfast-Area Friends Meeting, silent worship, 10 a.m. Sundays, first floor, 39 Main St. 338-3080 or 338-3428.

BLAINE — Gospel singing group Heart of Praise concert 6 p.m. June 17, The Old Fashion Revival Center, 13 Kinney Road. 429-9681.

BLUE HILL — An Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism by Panchen Lama Khen Rinpoche Lobzang Tsetan, a high-ranking monk of the Gelug-pa lineage (same as Dalai Lama), 7 p.m. June 16, First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, 22 Tenney Hill. Youth and Children’s Hour with pizza, 6 p.m. June 16. Call Sonia Turanski, 266-9530, or Wendy Ritger, 374-2891, to reserve space for the pizza session. Regular worship 10 a.m. Sundays.

BLUE HILL — Peaceable Kingdom children’s day camp, 9 a.m.-noon June 25-29, First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, 22 Tenney Hill. Free. Donations accepted. 374-2891.

BLUE HILL — Simmering Pot free community meals, 2:30-6 p.m. Mondays, First Congregational Church of Blue Hill, 22 Tenney Hill. Donation accepted. Worship services, 10 a.m. Sundays. 374-2891.

BREWER — Worship services 11 a.m. Sundays, First United Methodist Church of Brewer, 40 South Main St. 989-7310.

BREWER — Celtic meditation, 7-7:45 a.m. Wednesdays in May, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, 21 Holyoke St., 989-1308.

BROWNVILLE — Baccalaureate service to honor graduates, 9 a.m. June 3, Brownville Community Church, 84 Church St. 965-7872.

BUCKSPORT — Masses, 4 p.m. Saturdays; 10:30 a.m. Sundays, St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church, 64 Franklin St. 469-3322.

BUCKSPORT — Regular services, 9 a.m., Franklin Street United Methodist Church, 71 Franklin St.; 10:30 a.m., East Bucksport United Methodist Church, Church Road, off Route 46. 469-3589.

CAMDEN — “Live Sentinel Chat: Real Fatherhood,” 2 p.m. June 12,, through Christian Science Monitor Reading Room. Offered by First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Camden. 236-4040.

CAMDEN — Tuesdays with Friends, 12:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, John Street United Methodist Church, 98 John St. 236-4829.

CASTINE — Sermon “God’s Will” by the Rev. Tim Hall, Sunday, 9:30 a.m. June 10, Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine, United Church of Christ, 68 Main St. 326-9486.

CASTINE — Sermon “Fear of Failure” by guest minister the Rev. Albert Boyce, 10:30 a.m. June 10, Unitarian Universalist Church, on the Town Common. 326-9083.

CASTINE — Mass, 4 p.m. Sundays, Our Lady of Holy Hope Catholic Church, 137 Perkins St. 326-8228.

CASTINE — Holy Eucharist, 9 a.m. Sundays, Trinity Episcopal Church, 142 Perkins St. 326-4180.

DIXMONT — “Weekend with the Campbells” including concert 6:30 p.m. June 22; men’s and women’s Bible study 2 p.m. and revival service 6 p.m. June 23; revival service with Campbells 11 a.m. followed by lunch, and evening service with Campbells 5:30 p.m. June 24, East Dixmont Community Church, 34 Church Hill Road. 234-2438.

ELLSWORTH — Free community meal “The Welcome Table,” 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays, First Congregational Church of Ellsworth, 2 Church St. Food donors and volunteers may call 667-8321 or 565-3674.

ETNA — Medium Laurie Xanthos speaker, 10:30 a.m. June 9, Healing Light Spiritualist Church, Shadow Lane.

GLENBURN — Gospel music concert by Reg and Gretchen Dunneman of Binghamton, N.Y., 4 p.m. June 16, Glenburn Evangelical Covenant Church, corner of Hudson and Lakeview roads. Free. 341-5496.

HAMPDEN — Bulgarian folk singer Elitsa Stoyneva in concert with the Maine Women’s Balkan Choir and the West of the Penobscot Balkan Singers, 7 p.m. June 2, Hampden Highlands United Methodist Church, 44 Kennebec Road. Suggested donation of $10; students $5. 862-4195.

HANCOCK — Downeast Humanists and Freethinkers monthly meetup and potluck, 3:30 p.m. June 16, at the home of Kurt and Torj Wray, Gull Rock Pottery, East Side Road.

HOULTON — Gospel concert by Legacy Five sponsored by Greater Houlton Christian Academy, 3 p.m. June 23, Houlton High School Community Arts Center, Bird Street. Tickets, or 532-0736.

MILLINOCKET — St. Martin’s Thrift Store, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 112 Maine Ave. Proceeds benefit the area Emergency Fuel Fund and Food Pantry. 723-4513.

MONSON — Services every other Sunday began 9:30 a.m., Monson United Church of Christ, 159 Guilford Road. 343-0186.

MONSON — Weekly Sunday School service at 9 a.m., worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sundays, Monson Community Church (EFC), 19 Greenville Road. 997-2050.

MILLINOCKET — The Miracles of the Eucharist Display, which features 72 large, museum-style panels containing photographs and historical accounts of 126 church-certified eucharistic miracles from around the world, will be at St. Martin of Tours Parish Hall in Millinocket the weekend of June 8-10, on Corpus Christi Sunday. Viewing times are 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 9; and 9:30 a.m.-noon June 10, at the church at 112 Maine St. 723-5902.

NEW LIMERICK — Southern Gospel concert by Lumber River Quartet, 7 p.m. June 12, County Road Baptist Church, 1643 County Road. Free. Call 441-1399 for information.

NORTHEAST HARBOR — Acadia Friends Meeting (Quakers), 9 a.m. Sundays, Neighborhood House, Main Street. 244-9466 or 288-9695.

OLD TOWN — Adoration, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Holy Hour, 11 a.m.-noon every Friday; prayer, 6:30-7:30 p.m. every Monday. Holy Family Church, Queen of Peace Chapel, 262 South Main St., 827-4000.

ORLAND — Sunday service, 10:45 a.m., Orland United Methodist Church, 10 Narramissic Drive, off Route 1. 469-3714.

ORLAND — Sunday service, 10:30 a.m., with the Franciscan community, Wayside Chapel, H.O.M.E. Co-op, Route 1. 469-7961.

PORTLAND — “Losing My Religion: Confessions of a New Age Refugee,” written and performed by Seth Lepore and directed by Thomas Griffin, 7:30 p.m. June 10, Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd. Tickets $18; $15 for students. 899-3993 for tickets.

ROCKLAND — Centennial Cookbook “Jewish Midcoast Maine Cooking,” $16, available mid-June, Adas Yoshuron Synagogue of Rockland, 50 Willow St., to support the synagogue’s programs, services, educational and holiday events. To order, write to Adas Yoshuron Synagogue, P.O. Box 1250, Rockland 04841; call 594-4523; or email

ROCKLAND — Author Joan Nathan to speak on “The Food of the Jews of France” on how Jewish cooking has influenced and been influenced by French cuisine, 7 p.m. June 14, Adas Yoshuron Synagogue of Rockland, 50 Willow St. 594-4523. Free.

STOCKTON SPRINGS — Sunday worship, 10 a.m., with Interim Pastor George Finnemore; Sunday school, 9 a.m., Stockton Springs Community Church, 20 Church St.

STONINGTON — Mass 8 a.m. Sundays, St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 10 Granite St. 367-2343.