Amos Robbins secures a piece of carpet Sunday at Trinity Church in Lewiston, as Donald Townsend and Joseph Carter work behind him. Volunteers from A Hand Up, a sober living house, and The Maine Prisoner Re-Entry Network worked over the weekend to remove the pews and tear up the carpeting. The church is being “reinvented” as Trinity Commons, a multipurpose community center. “Church will continue, but it won’t be the only thing. We are in the neighborhood and for the neighborhood,” says Klara Tammany, the senior warden of Trinity Church. The floor is scheduled to be refinished, and a labyrinth inspired by Chartres Cathedral in France is to be painted on the floor. The church is raising money for sustainably designed chairs that use seat belt webbing to replace the pews. Andree Kehn/Sun Journal

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