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EVENTS

February

Kid's Church

Every Sunday, 10:00am

 Kid's Church and childcare every Sunday!


Clothes Closet

1st, 2nd, 3rd Wednesays from   1 - 3 pm

Open to all.  Clothes, kitchen supplies, linens.

Meet at the main door to the sanctuary.


2024 Women’s One-Day Retreat:

A New Model for a New Year

Saturday February 10th:  9 am to 4 pm

Theme: 

Namaste: the light in me acknowledges

the light in you. 

All women, woman-identifying, & non-binary humans are encouraged to join this opportunity for connection & spiritual growth.  We will share our light in these dark days of winter. We'll be at St. Luke’s Cathedral on State Street in Portland.   Light breakfast & healthy lunch.  It's FREE !

 

Contact Celia in the office to register !


Mindfulness Class ~ 8 sessions

"Well-being in the Midst of it All"

Saturdays  10 - 11:30 am

Feb. 17 & 24

Leader:  Rev. Cheryl Anderson

In this class, you will learn mindfulness practices to help you cultivate a sense of well-being, hope, and even happiness in the midst of it all.

Cost:  Suggested donation of $80.00 to State Street Church is required to register & receive Zoom link... registration specifics coming soon!


Acoustic Music Swap (NEW!)

Mon. Feb. 19 @  7 - 9 pm

Enjoy making or listening to acoustic music in an informal setting? Bring your voice, instrument, ears or all of the above!

January to May @ State Street Church 

3rd Monday each month

We’ll create a circle of music - just like being on Granny’s front porch. 

Free. Bring your friends! (Chem-free, please.)


March

Kid's Church

Every Sunday, 10:00am

 Kid's Church and childcare every Sunday!


Clothes Closet

1st, 2nd, 3rd Wednesays from   1 - 3 pm

Open to all.  Clothes, kitchen supplies, linens.

Meet at the main door to the sanctuary.


Mindfulness Class ~ 8 sessions

"Well-being in the Midst of it All"

Saturdays  10 - 11:30 am

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Leader:  Rev. Cheryl Anderson

In this class, you will learn mindfulness practices to help you cultivate a sense of well-being, hope, and even happiness in the midst of it all.

Cost:  Suggested donation of $80.00 to State Street Church is required to register & receive Zoom link... registration specifics coming soon!


Acoustic Music Swap (NEW!)

Mon. March 18th @  7 - 9 pm

Enjoy making or listening to acoustic music in an informal setting? Bring your voice, instrument, ears or all of the above!

January to May @ State Street Church 

3rd Monday each month

We’ll create a circle of music - just like being on Granny’s front porch. 

Free. Bring your friends! (Chem-free, please.)


Intergenerational Service


Bryan's Lenten choice:  TBA


Potluck & Service of Tenebrae


Easter Sunday ~ March 

Sunrise Service Eastern Prom @ 6 AM

Easter Service 10 AM

Save the Date

Confirmation for Grownups

3-week series:  March 3, 10 & 17

If you missed confirmation class, or need a refresher, this is a class in the basics.  Pastor Bryan will cover a broad overview of the Bible, church history, church membership and spirituality, all pointing toward the "why" of faith.  Following the service.

 


Mindfulness Class ~ 8 sessions

"Well-being in the Midst of it All"

Saturdays  10 - 11:30 am

April 6th

Leader:  Rev. Cheryl Anderson

In this class, you will learn mindfulness practices to help you cultivate a sense of well-being, hope, and even happiness in the midst of it all.

Cost:  Suggested donation of $80.00 to State Street Church is required to register & receive Zoom link... registration specifics coming soon!


Pilgrim Lodge Sunday 

Sunday April 7th

Guest speaker:  Pilgrim Lodge Director Elizabeth Charles


Spiritual Group "Feeding on the Word"

6 Mondays 6:30 to 8:00 pm starting April 15th

How does the written Word become the living Word addressed to you?  There is reading the Bible for information and then there is reading the Bible for transformation.  This is the theme of the second in a series of 5 small group experiences on spiritual formation. 


Bobby Jo Valentine’s music exists outside the lines of any genre, but the music’s thoughtful, spirit-focused lyrics and catchy melodies reach listeners across all walks of life.

Music with

Bobby Jo Valentine

Saturday June 1 @ 7:30 pm

Growing up and emerging out of a Baptist Church of strict lines and sharp edges, Bobby Jo Valentine has emerged into a larger, kinder, more welcoming faith…one that is excited to learn, open to growth, and focused on love. 


In Memory of Elizabeth Stoddard

Saturday, June 8 @ 10 a.m.

On Christmas Day, one of our beloved church members, Beth Stoddard, passed into the arms of the one who created her.  A service in celebration of Beth's life will be held in June at State Street Church.  Specific information will follow shortly.  In life and in death, we hold fast to the promises of the Gospel. 

Memorial contributions may be made in Beth’s memory to Planned Parenthood of New England, PPNNE Support Department, 784 Hercules Drive, Suite 110, Colchester, VT 05446; or the Maine Audubon Society, 20 Gilsland Farm Road, Falmouth, ME 04105

 


Annual Meeting & Potluck Dinner

June 12th

The Church Council has scheduled the Annual Meeting of State Street Church for Wednesday evening, June 12 preceded by a potluck dinner.  Details to follow


Portland Pride Parade

June 15th


Pride Sunday

June 16th

YOU'RE INVITED THIS SUNDAY!