Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
327 Odlin Rd.
Bangor, ME 04401
Phone: (207) 945-0111
Fax: (207) 942-8856
Bible Baptist Church is where people come together to worship, to learn and to be a part of a church community. The Bible is the center of service here with sermons accompanied by music singing God's praise. Besides Sunday worship at 10am and 6pm, and Thursday worship at 6.30pm, there are a number of events, classes, programs held by the various church ministries in the premises. For details, visit the website.
Apostolic Lighthouse Church is an active institution of faith established as a United Pentecostal Church of Bangor in 1951. Under pastor Charles Hurst, the church flourished from a small community of 75 members to over 400 members, and counting. The beliefs and the teachings of the church are primarily based on Bible and biblical principles. Sunday School and prayers are conducted regularly. To know more, visit the church's website.
Bangor Church of Christ hold worship services at Sunday 10.45am and 6pm, encouraging the local community to worship together and serves as a religious and spiritual haven for people in the area. Following the idea of the supremacy of the Bible as the Word of God, Bible studies is an integral part of the religious growth and to that effect classes are held for both adults and children to educate them and increase their knowledge. For details, visit the website.
With less than 35 square miles of land, Bangor has made quite a history for itself. Once a jewel in the East, the city was a lumber capital, being fed by such wooded communities as Orono, Milford and Old Town. It struggled and continued to prosper once the area's industry turned towards paper. A great part of downtown was destroyed in 1911 in the Great Fire. What remains of the area is part of the National Register of Historic Places. Bangor managed to keep itself "wet" for most of the Prohibition, even though Maine was the first to go "dry." The town was also a big supporter of anti-slavery movements and home to the birth of the term "Republican," employed in a speech by Israel Washburn Jr, a U.S. Congressman from Orono.
The Hammond Street Congregational Church is a beautiful church built in 1833. Constructed in the Italianate style of architecture, it continues to function till date. Regular services and religions ceremonies are held by the church to bring together the neighboring communities.
Located in the heart of down town Bangor, the Columbia Street Baptist Church is a landmark in the area. The church has been an integral part of the community since 1845, and plays an important part in the religious and social life of the community. A haven of peace and tranquillity, the church's interior has several interesting features like intricate stained glass, the Estey pipe organ and the lovely painting in the baptistery. Besides worship services, the church has an extensive library as well as a soup kitchen and a Celebrate Recovery program. Service in the main church is held on Sunday 10.15am, while Evening service at 6pm takes place in the Mansion and Wednesday prayer chapel is at 6pm. For additional details, visit the website.
The First Baptist Church of Bangor is situated in a gray stone building and has an old-fashioned aura with stained glass windows, and wooden pews and choir stalls. While sermons on Biblical teachings assist spiritual growth, frequent cantatas and festive celebrations foster a deep kinship among the congregation. It has separate choirs for juniors, youth and seniors as well as a bell choir. Talented vocalists render soulful melodies during musicals while instrumentalists play the flute, glockenspiel, mandolin and clarinet. It also organizes numerous mission trips and outreach programs to countries like Dominican Republic.
Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor is deeply committed to the scriptures, community service and environmental protection. It has gained critical acclaim for its nature-friendly propaganda and practices such as recycling and reducing energy. It organizes sermons that reflect on Biblical teachings as well as the happenings around the world and draw practical lessons from them. Topics covered include the relationship between nature and spirituality and achieving one's dreams. It has unusual ministries such as Taoist, Buddhist, Humanist, Earth Based and Shawl Ministry, thus embracing the diversity of its congregation. It also manages outreach programs dealing with hunger, justice, peace and women's empowerment.
All Souls Congregational Church was built in the Gothic style during the early 20th Century. The building is constructed to resemble a Latin cross horizontally and its exteriors exhibit intricate stonework. A tall green steeple towers the Gothic building, which is replete with beautiful buttresses, arched doors and a portico. The main elements of interest are the heavy oak door, amber glass lancets, the 15th-century Lectern Lamp with Arabic inscription, the baptismal font made of oak and 26 stained glass windows. Besides religious services like sermons and prayer meetings, it actively encourages choirs and boasts of the Möller pipe organ constructed by one of the largest manufacturers in the world. Its Youth and Senior choirs render soulful hymns and carols during special occasions.
Since 1835, the gothic church on French street has been a center of spiritual learning and worship for the local community in Bangor. A part of the Episcopal Church of America, the St. John Episcopal Church is known for it's traditional services and it's wonderful choir. Sunday service is held at 8am and 10am, while on weekdays Prayer is at the Bethlehem chapel at 9am and 5.15pm. Besides this the various ministries of the church are involved in the local community from youth programs to outreach programs; believing service is as essential as worship for spiritual growth and a truly Christian way of life.
A place of worship and spiritual growth and learning for the Orthodox Jewish community in Bangor, the Beth Abraham Synagogue is an integral part of the religious life of this community. Providing a safe haven of tranquillity and peace as well as a center where the community can unite by worshipping together. Shabbat time is a time of sharing where the congregation comes together to participate in Kiddush, conversation and learning. Friday and Saturday meals can also be provided for by the congregation for travellers. Service is at 9am on Shabbat morning. For details on additional services and programs, please visit the website.
Since 1888 the Beth Israel Congregation has been an integral part of the religious and community life of people of the Jewish faith in Bangor. One of the oldest synagogues in Maine, the current building is the second structure to have been built in 1912, after a devastating fire destroyed the first. A part of the Conservative Movement, it serves as a place of worship and religious and spiritual learning for the community. Morning Minyan is held on Monday to Friday at 7am and Sundays at 8.30am and Evening Minyan from Monday to Friday at 5.30pm. Shabbat Service is at 9am on Saturdays. For details on other services and events, visit the website.