The WHCF Community Calendar
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June 17-24th: The Bach Virtuosi Festival brings the greatest baroque artists to Portland to perform the music of Johann Sebastian Bach and composers of the baroque genre. Tickets are available through PortTIX by phone, website or at the box office. Visit BachVirtuosiFestival for details. Individual concert tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Series pass is available for $100. All concerts begin at 7:30 PM:
Sunday, June 17th at St. Luke's Cathedral
Tuesday, June 19th at St. Luke's Cathedral
Thursday, June 21st at Synagogue Etz Chaim
Saturday, June 23rd Free Bach Concert at Flamouth Congregational Church
Sunday, June 24th at St. Luke's Cathedral
June 18th-21st: SUPER HERO VBS featuring an extreme obstacle course at Crosspoint Church June 18th-21st from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. Crosspoint Church is located at 1476 Broadway, Bangor, Maine. Come hear about the Great Power of Jesus Christ. For ages 5-12. for more information please call (207) 947-6576.
June 23rd: Annual Plymouth Maine Fun Day featuring a parade at 10:00 AM, other activities include exhibits at the ball field featuring story time for the kids, free ice cream sundaes provided by Emanuel Bible Baptist Church, free hot dogs and chips, a pie raffle for the VA monument, a "Touch a Truck" exhibit sponsored by the Fire Department. For more information call (207) 659-0025.
June 23rd: During 2018, Second Congregational Church is celebrating 175 years of service. June 23 will be a full day of activities at the church located at 607 South Main St. From 1:00 til 4:00 PM an open house featuring the historic church building and associated artifacts and memorabilia. At 4:00 PM a free summer picnic and finally at 7:00 PM there will be a concert of classic Christian hymns featuring Roumanian Bass/Baritone Ciprian Droma. For more information please email Judith Carr at Bogart400@icloud.com
June 23rd: Clifton United Baptist Church, 742 Airline Road, Clifton, is holding a 3 in 1 Event: Breakfast, Yard Sale and Cookie Sale. The event will begin with a pancake breakfast from 7:30 to 10:00 AM, by donation; Yard Sale from 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM; and Cookie Sale from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM. Proceeds from the breakfast and yard sale will benefit Baptist Youth Camp in Charlotte, ME; the Cookie Sale proceeds will support the after-school 4-H club. Event will be held rain or shine. For more information call (207) 843-5441.
June 25th-29th: VBS at Maranatha Riverside Church will be held June 25th-29th from 5:45 to 8:00 PM. The theme is "Moose on the Loose". VBS is for ages 4 to 16 and will include games, crafts, music, snacks, Bible lessons, and FUN. The church is located at 176 River Rd., Lincoln, Maine. For more information please call MaryAnn Tudor at (207) 852-4818.
June 30th: The Town of Lincoln invites you to join them as they pay tribute to Congressional Medal of Honor recipient and Lincoln, ME native MSG Gary Gordon. The day starts with the 4th Annual MSG Gary Gordon 5K Run/Walk. The race starts at 9:00 AM. Also the Sgt Joel A House Summer Camp Fund will be holding their 10th Annual Beach and BBQ at Cole's Landing in Lee from 12:00 to 4:00 PM. The American Legion Color Guard will be presenting colors at 4:00 PM at Prince Thomas Park, followed by a performance by Jessie Page, who will sing patriotic songs and Ernie Smith will pay the bagpipes. Following this, also at Prince Thomas Park, at 6:00 PM the 195th Army National Guard will be giving a special performance. During Friday, Saturday and Sunday this same weekend, Lincoln will be holding a town wide yard sale. Residents can contact the town for a Vendor Form to participate in the yard sale. For more information contact Ruth at (207) 794-3372.
June 30th: A Heart Healthy Bean Supper will be held on Saturday, June 30th from 5:00 - 6:00 PM at Bangor first United Methodist Church located at 703 Essex St., Bangor. The menu includes yellow, pea pork and beans and vegetarian spicy BBQ beans, Heart Healthy Salads, American chop suey, mac & cheese, cornbread, and pies. Cost is $8.00 for adults, $3.00 for children under 12 and $20.00 for families. Proceeds benefit local and global mission programs. For more information please contact Mary Smith at (207) 945-9567 or firstname.lastname@example.org
July 8th-12th: Mega Sports Vacation Bible School will be held July 8th-July 12th for children ages 5 years to 6th grade at Maine Coast Baptist Church in Ellsworth. Registration begins at 5:30 PM and VBS runs until 8 PM. Maine Coast Baptist Church VBS will offer a choice of instruction in soccer, basketball, and cheerleading. Every athlete will experience epic moments they will never forget. Our goal is to help them create a relationship with Jesus that will be epic as well! For more information please contact Jason Pangburn at (207) 667-7071.
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 9th-13th: CityReach Bangor, in the Bangor Mall will be holding VBS July 9th-13th from 9:00 AM- 12: PM. The theme is TIMELAB. VBS is for kids from preschool age to grade 5. To register or for more information call (207) 631-4370.
July 14th: A SuperCarnival will be held Saturday, July 14th from 12 noon to 2 pm at Harvest Chapel, 3531 Union St., Levant. Come and sign up for Vacation Bible School. "Discover Jesus from Eternity Past to Eternity Future" at TIME LAB! There will be free hot dogs, popcorn, and games. rain date: July 21. For more information call 884-7857.
July 14th: An Operation Christmas Child Benefit Golf Tournament will be held on July 14th at the 18-hole Rocky Knoll Country Club in Orrington. There will be a 9 AM shotgun start and 18 hole 4 man scramble. Cost is $75/person and $300/team. Breakfast/lunch is provided. There will be prizes awarded for 50/50 raffle, longest drive, hole in one, closest to pin, and putting contest. All proceeds will be sent to Samaritan's Purse for Operation Christmas Child logistics and materials. For more information please contact Peter Gorczok by emailing him at Peter.Gorczok@Casella.com
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.
July 21st: Operation Christmas Child 10th Annual Free BBQ will be held on July 21st from 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM at Calvary Chapel located at 154 River Rd., Orrington. There will be a celebration of last year's giving, worship music, a "full circle" speaker, and other OCC officials speaking about the influence of those shoe boxes. Also learn how to have a packing party, what to put in a shoe box, and how to order free materials. Fun events for children and free food. For more information please contact Steve Heathcote at 207-974-9630 or email at email@example.com
August 30th: Internationally renowned Orquesta Revelacion Maranatha is coming from La Romana in the Dominican Republic, to the First United Methodist Church in Bangor, Maine. They will be putting on an outdoor Christian Merengue concert and dance on August 30th from 6-9 PM. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (207) 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) 827-2331, fax (207) 889-6978, or email email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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.
Ongoing: Youth and Kids' Club each Wednesday evening from 5:30 to 7:00 PM at Glad Tidings Church, 1033 Broadway, Bangor, Maine. Students from high school down to pre-K choose either sports or crafts followed by Bible time (elementary or teen) and then a light dinner. Free of charge. For more information please call (207) 941-0324.
Ongoing: Monthly Bible Prophecy Teaching beginning on May 2, 2018 and the following first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 PM at Glad Tidings Church. The church is located at 1033 Broadway, Bangor, Maine. For more information please call (207) 947-0324 or go to www.facebook.com/gtcbangor
Ongoing: Second Chance Clothing at First Baptist Church of Waldoboro will be open the first Saturday of each month from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. They offer FREE, clean, gently used, quality clothing for men, women, children, and infants. They also offer quality shoes and some dressy shoes. Please contact Debbie at (207) 701-9770 for more information and follow us on Facebook