I know, I know. It’s not the un-pardonable sin. But it might as well be. At least by the way most Christians in the Church treat those who have been impacted by it. Whether you were the one initiating it or the one blindsided by it, as soon as people become aware of the fact that you’ve been divorced the whole situation changes in the church.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The family of a 5-year-old boy who remains hospitalized after being injured in the November shooting rampage inside a Texas church said Monday that his recovery is going well and he remains in good spirits.
Ryland Ward has been hospitalized since the Nov. 5 shooting inside the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs.
“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.
The Salvation Army Bath- Brunswick began its Red Kettle 2017 campaign began on Nov. 13 and ends Dec. 23.
BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick United Methodist Church’s children and puppet Christmas pageant will be performed at the 4 p.m. Christmas Eve children’s service Sunday, Dec. 24.
BRUNSWICK — St. John’s Catholic School will hold an open house at its campus at 37 Pleasant St. in Brunswick on Jan. 29 on Jan. 28, 2018. All interested families are encouraged to stop by and learn more about the school, its history, curriculum and varied co-curricular activities.
NEWCASTLE — In what has become an annual tradition,
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Newcastle will present a service of Advent lessons and carols from 9:30- 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 24.
I’d been meaning to visit ever since she’d called early last fall with the news. A neighbor’s pear tree was ripe with unpicked fruit. Since she could no longer drive, did I want to pick the pears?
BRUNSWICK — All Saints Parish will host a special Christmas carol sing-along in front of the town gazebo located in the Mall (between Maine Street and Park Row in Brunswick) on Christmas Eve at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome.
The parish will donate one dollar to the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program for each person who comes to sing.
WATERVILLE (AP) — Police have arrested the owners of two pit bills that were ordered to be put down for killing a Boston terrier and seriously injuring a woman in Maine.
AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine's unemployment rate fell slightly in November.
The Maine Department of Labor says the preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.3 percent in November was down 0.2 percentage points from October. It was also slightly down from 3.8 percent a year ago.
PORTLAND (AP) — An attorney claims state police engaged in racial profiling when they stopped a van filled with immigrants on Interstate 295 in Maine.
LEBANON (AP) — The State Medical Examiner’s Office says a man whose body was found in a burned out home in southern Maine had killed himself.
Officials say they found the body of 58-year-old James Avery on the second floor when they responded to the fire on Wednesday afternoon. Investigators say Avery set the Lebanon house on fire before shooting himself.
GORHAM (AP) — The Maine Department of Public Safety says a retired state trooper has been charged with selling cocaine and fentanyl.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested 51- year-old Jeffrey Linscott late Wednesday in Gorham, where he was allegedly making a drug transaction in a grocery store parking lot.
PORTLAND (AP) — A Maine police officer’s rendition of “O Holy Night” is winning accolades online.
Portland Police Officer Jeremy Turner was a music major at the University of Southern Maine before walking a beat. He recently decided to put his voice to use to spread Yuletide cheer in a city park.