Holy Week


Easter cantata

WEST PARIS – The West Paris Community Choir will present the Easter cantata, “Cornerstone,” at the Dixfield Congregational Church at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 8, and the West Paris Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 9.

The choir is composed of singers from several area churches and is directed by Mary Standard. Maurise Veatch is the accompanist.

Union Church

GREENWOOD – Easter events at the Locke Mills Union Church are announced.

April 13, Maundy Thursday, service jointly at the Rumford Point Congregational Church at 7 p.m.

April 14, Good Friday, ecumenical service at the Bethel Methodist Church at 7 p.m.

April 16, Easter sunrise service at Locke Mills Union Church at 6 a.m.; Easter breakfast at Locke Mills Union Church from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. with menu of peach French toast, breakfast casserole, sausage, fruit, coffee and juice; Easter service at 9 a.m.

St. Barnabas

RUMFORD – Holy Week and Easter services at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, the stone church at the rotary, will include a Palm-Passion Sunday, the Blessing of the Palms and Holy Eucharist at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, April 9; a Maundy Thursday Celebration of the Last Supper at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13; a Good Friday service at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 14; and Lighting of the Paschal Candle and Holy Eucharist at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, April 16. All are welcome.


Sunday River

NEWRY – The Sunday River Christian Ministry Easter Mountaintop Sunrise Service will be held at 7 a.m. Sunday, April 16, at the top of Barker Mountain.

The interdenominational worship service will be led by the Rev. Don Coverdale; special music with gospel singer Cynthia Libby.

Lift 1 will open at 6:30 a.m. for free rides. No skis will be needed. There will be a collection for the food pantry this year. For more information, call 824-5896 (recording) or 824-3000 SR.