Saturdays  10AM - 3PM

Jan. 27th, Feb. 24th, Mar. 24th, & Apr. 28th


Maine Conference UCC 
One Weston Court, STE 104
Augusta, ME 04330

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Anne Hodgman 
Maine Conference UCC 

“Church Practice - Worship” 

This practice-based course, to be held at the Maine UCC Conference Center in Augusta, will introduce students to the history of Christian worship; to the theological and biblical foundations of worship and the sacraments; to the crosscurretns of convention and experimentation in the conduct of worship; and to the preparation and conduct of services of worship. 

Instructor: Rev. Dr. Leslie Foley, BCC

Bio: A graduate of the University of Tennessee, Lancaster Theological Seminary, and Andover Newton Theological School, the Rev. Dr. Leslie Foley is a UCC Minister, Board Certified Chaplain and spiritual care educator who preaches, teaches and provides spiritual care across the state of Maine. After graduating with a Masters of Divinity degree, Dr. Foley served as a chaplain resident at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Since her residency, Dr. Foley served as a chaplain and minister in a variety of health care and church settings. She has an interest in worship and spiritual care, and a particular passion for teaching. Dr. Foley currently lives in Portland with the youngest of her three sons. She is an animal lover and enjoys gardening, reading, creating, walking, and spending time with her family and pets. Since 2005, Dr Foley and her chidren have attended the UCC Family Gathering I on Star Island, off the coast of NH. Combined these, these people, places and interests create a sense of balance and fullness in her life.