2016-12-10 / Religion

Chapter & Verse

Marie Joseph Spiritual Center, Biddeford, will hold a retreat Jan. 20-22 with Beverly Fournier  on Transition and Grace: Responding to God's Self-gift of Love. For more information and to register, call 284-5671 or visit mariejosephspiritual.org.

St. George Episcopal Church, 1 Emerson St., Sanford, welcomes all to Christmas Eve Services of Holy Eucharist at 6 p.m. for a family service and 10 p.m. for a service with incense, on Dec. 24. The Rev. Canon Susan Murphy, rector. for more information, visit the website at stgeorgesanford.org or like  the church on Facebook.

The North Congregational Church of Buxton, 22 Church Hill Road, holds church service begin on Sundays at 9 a.m. For more information, contact Pastor Cathy at 222-0179 or CathyGenthner@twc.com.

First Parish Congregational Church, U.C.C., is located at the corner of Beach and Main streets, Saco. Church service is at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. All are welcome.

The North Saco Congregational Christian Church, 131 Heath Road, located at the corner of Flag Pond, Heath and Rocky Hill Road will have a service on Christmas morning at 10 a.m. All are welcome.

Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, 5 Lebanon St., holds services and church school at 10:30 a.m. There will be a traditional Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7 p.m. Dec. 24. The SUUC bell and vocal choir will perform. Childcare will be provided and refreshments will be served following the service. The service will be led by Rev. Steve Cook. Everyone is welcome. For more information, visit sanforduuchurch.org, like the church on Facebook or call 324-3191.

Unitarian Universalist Church of Saco-Biddeford holds Sunday services at 10 a.m. For more information, call 282-0062.

Saint David’s Episcopal Church, 138 York St., Route 1, Kennebunk, holds summer worship services on Sundays, with Rite I Eucharist at 8 a.m. and Rite II Eucharist at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call 985-3073.

Second Congregational Church, 19 Crescent St., Biddeford: Sundays, 9 a.m. pancake breakfast, 10 a.m. worship service, 11 a.m. fellowship; and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. worship service of prayer and praise. God Talk will take place at 7-9 p.m. Dec. 21 at the Edge Bar, 61 Main St., Biddeford; at 7 p.m. Dec. 24 there will be a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service with lessons and carols at the church; and a Christmas brunch will be held at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 25 at the church with a small service downstairs with lessons and carols. For more information, call 284-7898.

The Oak Ridge Bible Church, 60 Oak Ridge Bible Church Road, Biddeford, has adult/teen/child discipleship on Sundays at 9:45 a.m. Sunday morning meetings are at 10:45 a.m. For more information, call 282-7729 or visit oakridgebible.com.

Christ Church UCC/UMC has worship at 10 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Mark Arbisi. Refreshments and fellowship follow. The church is located at 6 Dane St., Kennebunk. For more information, call 985-4494 or visit christchurchkennebunk.org.

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2 Lord St., Kennebunk, has modern Lutheran Liturgy on Sundays at 8:15 a.m., adult forum at 9:30 a.m., and traditional Lutheran Liturgy at 10:45 a.m. On the last Sunday of every month, single service is at 10 a.m. For more information, call 985-4803.

United Baptist Church, 318 Main St., Saco, holds Sunday worship and Sunday school at 10 a.m. For more information, call the church office at 283-3411.

Goodwins Mills Advent Christian Church, 503 Goodwins Mills Road, Dayton, holds Sunday worship services at 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Sunday School at 11 a.m. All are welcome. For more information, call 499-2817.

St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 186 Bradley Street/Route 5, Saco: Orthros service at 9 a.m. and Divine Liturgy by 10 a.m. on Sundays. For more information, visit stdemetriosmaine.com or call 284-5651.

St. Martha’s Church, 34 Portland Road, Kennebunk, holds weekend Mass on Saturdays at 4 p.m. and Sundays at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Mass is held Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. For more information, call 985-6252.

Eckankar, the Religion of the Light and Sound of God, has its monthly worship service the third Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. to noon at the McArthur Public Library, 270 Main St., Biddeford. The service includes singing the HU – an ancient love song to God, followed by an open discussion. For more information, visit the website eckinme.org.

The Good Shepherd Parish holds church services at the following times: Saturday, 4 p.m., Most Holy Trinity, Saco, St. Joseph, Biddeford and St. Margaret, Old Orchard Beach; 4:30 p.m., St. Philip, Lyman; 5:30 p.m., St., Brendan, Biddeford Pool. On Sunday, hours are: 8 a.m., St. Joseph (in French), Biddeford, and St. Margaret, Old Orchard Beach; 8:30 a.m., Most Holy Trinity, Saco; 9 a.m., St. Philip, Lyman; 9:30 a.m., St. Brendan, Biddeford Pool and St. Margaret, Old Orchard Beach; 10:30 a.m., Most Holy Trinity, Saco; and 11 a.m., St. Joseph, Biddeford.

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