The 2019 Book Study group will meet for the first gathering on Sunday, March 10, from 6:00 to 7:30 PM at Emily Bean's home. The first assignment is to read The Introduction - Chapter 2 of "A Bigger Table: Building Messy, Authentic, and Hopeful Spiritual Community" by John Pavlovitz, a pastor and writer from Wake … Continue reading LENTEN BOOK STUDY
Please Join us for our Ash Wednesday Service at 7:00 PM in the Sanctuary. The official time of "making ready" for Lent. Pastor Mark will preach a meditation on "A Season of Forgetting." Our choir will sing. For those who desire it, we shall have the imposition of ashes made from the palms from last … Continue reading Ash Wednesday Service
Bold Riley is a fusion folk band. Pastor Mark was introduced to the joyful, acoustic folk music of Bold Riley, a 5-piece band who has entertained audiences around Maine and beyond. Mark greatly enjoyed the concert and was absolutely astonished when Dennis Boyd, one of the players, spoke to him afterwards. It turns out that … Continue reading Bold Riley Concert
Enjoy a dinner of delicious surprises at multiple faith venues in Bangor! Also learn more about our Faith Linking in Action efforts to level the playing field. During the night, we will visit three faith locations: Appetizers (starting at 5pm) at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor (120 Park Street) and the Islamic Center followed … Continue reading Faith Linking in Action Progressive Dinner
Christmas Eve, 12/24/18, 7 PM We welcome the birth of the Christ Child in a traditional service of carols and lessons. The Chancel Choir, under the direction of Kathy Jellison, will add to our worship service. Pastor Mark Doty will offer a meditation, “A Gift of the Heart” by Norman Vincent Peale. The service concludes … Continue reading Candlelight Service
Once again, we're honored and delighted that the Chamber Singers from Mount View High School will be presenting their wonderful “Carols in the Round” this coming Sunday, December 16th, at 4:00 PM in our Sanctuary. Under the direction of Rebecca Childs, the Chamber Singers have concertized in venues ranging from Ground Zero to the Crystal … Continue reading Carols in the Round, Sunday Dec. 16th at 4 p.m.
This year’s pageant will be our “traditional” pageant, “Gifts for the Christ Child”. There will be Friendly Beasts in the manger, Shepherds from the hillsides, Kings following the star, and Angels over-seeing all. Mary, Joseph, and Baby Jesus will be portrayed this year by the Duncan family. And our wonderful Walt Cupples will be our … Continue reading “Gifts for the Christ Child!” Children’s Pageant, Sunday December 16th at 10 a.m.
On December 2, we welcome the Black Bear Men’s Chorus in our sanctuary. For the past decade, we have been blessed to have them sing during our 10 am worship service the first Sunday of December. Under the direction of Danny Williams, the students and community members who comprise the choir never cease to please … Continue reading Black Bear Men’s Chorus
Andrew McKnight performing on November 9. For the last four years, Pastor Mark has been Pastor of the Week during the same week Andrew McKnight has been Musician of the Week at Ferry Beach Retreat, near Saco, Maine. During that time, they created a friendship which blossomed into Andrew’s concert at HSCC, Friday night. Some … Continue reading Andrew McKnight Concert
7 p.m., November 9, 2018 The Hammond Street Congregational Church, UCC, is privileged to present singer/song writer, Andrew McKnight on Friday, November 9th, in our Fellowship Hall. Andrew’s one-man shows are entertaining and reflect the down-home comfort and warmth of his native Virginia Blue Ridge home. He mixes flat picking and well-crafted songs with humorous … Continue reading Andrew McKnight in Concert