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2008-10-04 15:00:08

NORWAY - A ticket auction will be held on Friday, Oct. 10, at the Second Congregational Church, 205 Main St. The doors will open at 4 p.m. for a preview of the items and the annual auction will begin at 6. For the past two months, Elaine Emery, Beth Allen and the Women's Fellowship of the Second Congregational Church have been preparing more than 300 items for the auction. They include antiques and new items, toys and books, cakes and candles. All will be displayed and marked. There will...

2008-09-19 21:00:15

By Jerry Turnquist One of Elgin's most historic buildings is about to look even more historic. In the next few weeks, the First Congregational Church of Elgin - a church that traces its roots to the city's founder, and whose building has served as a community center equivalent to the Hemmens Cultural Center - will launch a campaign to restore its 1960s wing. This will result in a building that is a better historical fit on the outside, and more functional on the inside. Looking historic...

2008-08-26 15:00:36

NEW GLOUCESTER - The first Farmer's and Crafter's Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the First Congregational Church in the Lower Village. With high gas prices and renewed focus on local food and healthy eating, the Farmer's Market is an effort to build community, support local agriculture and the creative arts and provide a way to have fun and reconnect with neighbors on a fall Saturday morning. Vendors are being sought for this event. For those who provide...

2008-07-30 15:00:36

Unitarians across the country are trying to cope with the shootings at a church in Tennessee by a man allegedly upset by the group's liberal views. The Unitarian Universalist Association, which has headquarters in Boston, is known for its long support of gay rights. Unitarians, descended from the Puritan Congregational Church of the 17th century, don't believe in the divinity of Jesus Christ, although they consider him a great moral teacher. Jim David Adkisson, 58, an unemployed man, has...


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