2017-03-31 / Religion

Chapter & Verse

Marie Joseph Spiritual Center, Biddeford, will hold retreats: Women in Scripture, April 21-23, with Aline Plante, p.m. and Ann Boyle, RSR; and Praying with Hearts and Hands — Prayer Shawl retreat, April 28-30, with Connie Vartelsonand Marsha Hafferty. For more information and to register, call 284-5671 or visit mariejosephspiritual.org.

St. George Episcopal Church, 1 Emerson St., Sanford, welcomes all to its services. Holy Week services will be held: April 9, Palm Sunday, at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.; April 13, Maudy Thursday, at 7 p.m.; April 14, Good Friday, at noon and 7 p.m.; and April 16, Easter Sunday, at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. There will be an Easter egg hunt following the Easter day 10 a.m. service. Child care will be provided for 10 a.m. services. The Rev. Canon Susan Murphy is 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 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 roads. All are welcome.

Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, 5 Lebanon St., holds services and church school at 10:30 a.m. April 16, Easter Sunday service will be at 10:30 a.m. The sermon will be led by Rev. Beverly Brent and the Sanford UU  Church choir will sing. Child care will be available. 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., U.S. Route 1, Kennebunk, holds worship service on Sundays, with Holy Communion in traditional language at 8 a.m., Holy Communion in contemporary language at 10:30 a.m., and church school for ages 3 through fifth grade at 10:15; and Wednesdays, Holy Communion with healing service at 9 a.m., and Bibly study 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 and 11 a.m. fellowship. For more information, call 284-7898.

The Oak Ridge Bible Church, 60 Oak Ridge 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 710-7312 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.

The Seeds of Hope Neighborhood Center, 35 South St., Biddeford, holds weekly worship services on Sundays at 10 am. Music, prayer, and holy communion are the foundation of the service, with Celtic and Taize forms, as well as traditional worship. Light refreshments are available after the service. All are welcome.

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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