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South Freeport Congregational Church

207.865.4012||http://www.southfreeportchurch.com/

98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, ME

Located at 98 South Freeport Road in the beautiful village of South Freeport, Maine, we are only a short drive from Route One and the center of downtown Freeport.  Throughout the year we have a variety of community events to which all are invited. Our mission as an Open and Welcoming Church is to be a source of worship, education, service and healing for all in the community and worldwide.  If you are interested or curious about what we do and who we are, please feel free to stop by, call the church office, or drop us a note.

February 2018

Author Luncheon: Elaine Lohrman

February 10, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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$15

Elaine Lohrman, a native Texan recently transplanted to Maine, refers to herself as an "accidental author," her first book, Conversations with Nora, having begun as a daily journal during the tumultuous years navigating her mother's Alzheimer's. Reviewers describe her writing ability as "splendid" and captures the emotions of a "tearful, difficult journey to go through." Conversations with Nora is "an engaging read with well-developed characters." While Elaine's careers have been diverse, spreading as far afield as teaching music therapy in…

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April 2018

History of Freeport: Vaughndella Curtis

April 11, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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$5

Lifetime Freeport resident Vaughndella Curtis will share her experiences growing up, getting married, and raising her family in South Freeport over the past 85 years! Vaughndella Curtis is a very active volunteer in the Freeport community. She has served on various town boards and committees. She was South Freeport Church's first woman council president. She was also a founding member of Freeport Community Services. In 2014, Vaughndella Curtis was honored as Freeport's Citizen of the Year along with her fellow "founding mothers"…

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May 2018

A Cappella Concert and Ice Cream Social

May 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
South Freeport Church, 98 South Freeport Road, P.O. Box 46
South Freeport, ME, 04078
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$5.00

UMaine Renaissance A Cappella Concert and Ice Cream Social! Monday, May 14, 2018 7:00 pm $5.00 suggested donation at the door. No reservations needed. Proceeds are spilt 50/50 to benefit SFCC programs and the Renaissance singers. ​ For two years we have been fortunate to host the Maine Steiners the mens a cappella group from the University of Maine. This year, for the first time, we welcome the Renaissance singers, UMaine's all women a cappella group for a fun concert…

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November 2018

Author Luncheon: Kate Clark Flora

November 2, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
South Freeport Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, ME 04078 United States
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$15

A chance to meet the author and to enjoy a delicious lunch with friends and neighbors! Each luncheon features a short talk by the author, a sit-down catered lunch with dessert, books for sale, and a book signing by the author. ​All luncheons begin at 11:30 am. Tickets are $15 each by reservation.  All four luncheons for the year can be purchased for a season ticket price of $50.00. Kate Flora’s fascination with people’s criminal tendencies began in the Maine…

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Pop Up Art Sale

November 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 3, 2018 at 10:00am

South Freeport Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, ME 04078 United States
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Works by Freeport artists Linda Bail, Mary Berry, Lisa Blanchard, Julie Freund, and Liz Prescott will be on display and available for sale at South Freeport Church. Join the artists for an opening celebration on Friday evening. Friday, November 2: 5-8PM Saturday, November 3: 10AM-3PM

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Pop Up Art Sale

November 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 3, 2018 at 10:00am

South Freeport Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, ME 04078 United States
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Works by Freeport artists Linda Bail, Mary Berry, Lisa Blanchard, Julie Freund, and Liz Prescott will be on display and available for sale at South Freeport Church. Join the artists for an opening celebration on Friday evening. Friday, November 2: 5-8PM Saturday, November 3: 10AM-3PM

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January 2019

Maine Steiners

January 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
South Freeport Church, 98 South Freeport Road, P.O. Box 46
South Freeport, ME, 04078
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$5

South Freeport Church presents an a capella concert and ice cream social with the Maine Steiners, University of Maine's premiere male a capella group, on January 15. All are welcome! Founded in 1957, The Maine Steiners are the oldest a capella group on campus. Steiners is a completely student-run and directed collective of about 7-14 men that are auditioned from the much larger University of Maine Singers. Their goal is to share the love of music and the passion of singing…

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March 2019

Irish Dinner & Entertainment

March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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$20

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at South Freeport Church with a traditional corned beef & cabbage supper and live music from local musicians Tim Morrison (guitar, vocals), Haleigh Doyle (vocals, flute, pennywhistle, ukulele), Jake Henning (mandolin, vocals) and special guest Denis Drobinski. BYOB. $20/person, reservations required (call 865-4012).

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Author Luncheon: Thomasin Heyworth Marietta

March 29 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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$15

Thomasin (Heyworth) Marietta has lived most of her life near the coast of Maine, including Damariscotta, Yarmouth and South Portland, with short stints in Connecticut and Texas. She's spent her working life writing both freelance and in-house marketing, advertising and educational assignments but the writing she most enjoys is what she creates in her free time. Her novel, After June, was published by Lulu Press in 2014 and received a 4.5-star rating from IndieReader. She is currently working on her…

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April 2019

Author Talk: Dr. Chuck Radis

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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$5

After completing his internal medicine residency in 1985, Dr. Chuck Radis moved his family to Peaks Island off the coast of Maine and provided primary care to the islands in Casco Bay. In addition to his clinic duties on Peaks and Chebeague Island, he traveled year-round by boat to Cliff and Long Island for house calls. Although Dr. Radis eventually left his Peaks Island medical practice for fellowship training in rheumatology, he continues to commute year-round on his boat Dasakamo. His…

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May 2019

Author Luncheon: Peter Swanson

May 17 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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$15

Peter Swanson is the author of five novels, including The Kind Worth Killing, winner of the New England Society Book Award, and finalist for the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger, Her Every Fear, an NPR book of the year; and his most recent, Before She Knew Him. His books have been translated into over 30 languages, and his stories, poetry, and features have appeared in Asimov’s Science Fiction, The Atlantic Monthly, Measure, The Guardian, The Strand Magazine, and Yankee Magazine. For more about Swanson, visit http://www.peter-swanson.com/ South Freeport Church’s author luncheons…

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August 2019

Summer Blueberry Festival

August 2 @ 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 3, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on August 4, 2019 at 8:00am

South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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South Freeport Church's annual summer blueberry festival features a crafters and artisans marketplace, activities for kids, Friday night dinner and outdoor concert, and of course lots of blueberry treats and a blueberry pancake breakfast. Details will be announced on the church's website when available. (Times listed here are approximate, based on the 2018 festival schedule.)

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Summer Blueberry Festival

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 3, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on August 4, 2019 at 8:00am

South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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various

South Freeport Church's annual summer blueberry festival features a crafters and artisans marketplace, activities for kids, Friday night dinner and outdoor concert, and of course lots of blueberry treats and a blueberry pancake breakfast. Details will be announced on the church's website when available. (Times listed here are approximate, based on the 2018 festival schedule.)

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Summer Blueberry Festival

August 4 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on August 3, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on August 4, 2019 at 8:00am

South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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various

South Freeport Church's annual summer blueberry festival features a crafters and artisans marketplace, activities for kids, Friday night dinner and outdoor concert, and of course lots of blueberry treats and a blueberry pancake breakfast. Details will be announced on the church's website when available. (Times listed here are approximate, based on the 2018 festival schedule.)

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September 2019

Author Luncheon: Richard Cass

September 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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$15

Maine crime writer Richard Cass is the author of the Elder Darrow Jazz Mystery series, the story of an alcoholic who walks into a dive bar in Boston . . . and buys it. Solo Act was a Finalist for the Maine Literary Award in Crime Fiction in 2017 and In Solo Time won the award in 2018. The third book in the series, Burton's Solo, was released in 2018. Cass serves on the Board of the Mystery Writers of…

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November 2019

Author Luncheon: William Andrews

November 1 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
South Freeport Congregational Church, 98 South Freeport Rd
South Freeport, 04078
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$15

William D. Andrews, author of Breaking Ground and Stealing History, spent summers in Maine for eighteen years until he could find a job to justify a permanent move. That happened in 1989 when he became president of Westbrook College in Portland. The merger of Westbrook and the University of New England freed him to pursue a lifelong interest in writing, supplemented by freelance editing and consulting for nonprofit organizations. He earned a B.A. in English from the University of Pittsburgh,…

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