Special service

FARMINGTON – Henderson Memorial Baptist Church has invited community to a special service of hymn-singing and communion starting at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 2. Pastor Susan Crane’s message will focus on the New Covenant.

Seniors meet

LIVERMORE FALLS – The Livermore Falls-Jay Senior Citizens met March 27 at Murray Hall with 38 members present. Prior to the meeting, the group had the monthly meal from SeniorsPlus.

Chairwoman Shirley Couture opened the meeting and Mary Groleau led the group as they sang “How Great Thou Art.” It was reported that Jim Miller had suffered a heart attack and is recovering. Jeannette Buck and Lucile Frechette were welcomed back.

“Happy Birthday” was sung to those members who celebrate their birthday in March, including Elvina Miller, Yvette Chretien, Margaret Cloutier, Norman Duguay, Doris Wilson, Claudette Morin, Lorraine Cote, Carmen Moreau and Margaret Richardson.

The group will be entertained by Don Spear on Monday, April 3, and will have an Easter meal on Monday, April 10. The group voted to donate $100 to SeniorsPlus to help with Meals on Wheels. The 50-50 was won by Veronica Blanchard. The group played cards and games.

Blacksmiths meet

WILTON – The Western Maine Blacksmith’s Association will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, at the Wilton Historical Society. A program for the meeting is planned. Visitors are welcome. For more information, call Bill Reid at 778-2325.

Square dance

WILTON – Friendship Squares Dance Club will hold a dance at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at Cushing School. The caller will be Walter Lougee and the round dance cuer will be John Hines.

Noon luncheon

FARMINGTON – Old South First Congregational Church will serve its monthly free community luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 8. The menu will include ham, scalloped potatoes, peas and mystery dessert.

Delivery service will be available in the Farmington area. Call the church office, 778-0424, during the week or the church kitchen, 778-4438, on the morning of the luncheon for delivery.

Church supper

FARMINGTON – A public supper will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at Trinity United Methodist Church. The menu includes baked beans, casseroles, salads, biscuit and pies.

Pancake breakfast

RANGELEY – The Rangeley Class of 2010 will host a pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at the Masonic Hall, Richardson Avenue. The public is invited for pancakes and sausages served with maple syrup and a variety of juices and coffee.

The Easter Bunny will be there to greet everyone and will also be available for a photo with children. The Class of 2010 will raffle an Easter basket. Proceeds will benefit the Class of 2010 Quebec City field trip.

Church concert

WILTON – The New Beginnings will appear in concert at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at Calvary Hill Baptist Church.

Breakfast forum

WILTON – The Wilton Development Corp. and its role in the Wilton economy will be the subject of a talk by Jim Brown at the monthly Wilton Community Breakfast Forum from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 12, at the First Congregational Church, 386 Main St. A hot breakfast buffet will be provided. Admission is free and the public is invited.

Rainbow service

PHILLIPS – Phillips Shared Ministry has extended an invitation to Rainbow Girls, present or former, to attend worship services at 10 a.m. Palm Sunday, April 9, at the Community House.

Special guests will be the Phillips-Farmington Assembly 8, Rainbow Girls. Phillips Shared Ministry is a United Methodist and United Church of Christ congregation with student Pastor Sue Kaplan. All are welcome.

On Maundy Thursday, April 13, a 6 p.m. service of prayer, song and worship, including communion, will be held at the Shadagee meeting room on Seward Street. A light meal replicating the Last Supper will be served. The service is a way to prepare for Easter and reconnect with old and new friends.

Easter Sunday communion services will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 16, at the Community House.

Legion supper

JAY – The American Legion will host a baked bean, hot dog and casserole supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Legion Hall, 17 Reynolds Ave. The cost is $6 and proceeds will help support the Legion programs. Delivery of meals is also available. Call the American Legion at 897-5676 or Norm Chabot at 897-5003.

Sunrise service

FARMINGTON – The Easter sunrise service sponsored by the Farmington Area Ecumenical Ministry will be held at approximately 5:50 a.m. Sunday, April 16, on Voter Hill, a little more than a mile past the former WKTJ radio station, turn left and go straight up.

The service will be held as the sun appears over the hills. The half-hour service will be held rain or shine. Those attending are advised to dress warmly.

After the service all are invited indoors for muffins and beverages served at the home of Paul and Sue Taylor. The continental breakfast will be served by members of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

All-Day Crop

STRONG – The Strong Elementary School eighth grade will sponsor an All-Day Crop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the school on Main Street. The scrapbooking event will include make-and-take, demonstrations, goodie bags, door prizes and raffles. Several stores will be there with craft items.

The cost is $20 without lunch or $25 with a boxed lunch. Preregistration is requested; call Arlene at 684-3337, B & B Scrapping at 778-2225 or Mary at 684-3521. Proceeds will go to the class trip to Portland and Boston.

Annual meeting

PHILLIPS – The annual meeting of the Phillips Shared Ministry (United Methodist and United Church of Christ) will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, April 30, following the 10 a.m. worship service. David Svenson, district superintendent of the UMC, and David Gaewski, UCC conference minister, will attend. All members are invited and the meeting is open everyone.

Relay For Life

FARMINGTON – The annual Relay For Life will be held June 2 and 3 at Mt. Blue High School. There will be a variety of games and music.

The Relay For Life is an annual event held all over the country to raise money for cancer research. It also raises awareness of the disease. There will be information boards posted around the track for participants to read as they walk.

Those interested can start a team. For more information, call Colleen Bate at 652-2154 or Lisa Brochu at 897-4660.


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