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Holiday Fair

Join us for our third annual holiday fair! There will be crafts, baked goods, Herban Works gifts, raffle items, Wisdom Boxes and Gratitude Beads, gently used scarves and jewelry.  Please bring a donation for our hygiene give-away closet. (Full size and unopened, basic items like shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, pads...) Those who bring a donation will […]

Wise and Strong Women SPEAK!

The Center for Wisdom's Women 97 Blake St., Lewiston, ME, United States

March 8 is International Women’s Day and March is women’s history month.  In recognition, The Center for Wisdom’s Women announces the next in its series of “Wise and Strong Women SPEAK!” programs and invites the public to join in a ground-breaking celebration for Sophia’s House. “Be the Change – Rooted in Love”        […]

Celebration of Ground Breaking

Sophia's House 143 Blake St., Lewiston, ME, United States

“See the Change – Love Made Visible” Saturday, March 9, 10:30-11:30 The public is invited to participate in a ground-breaking celebration to launch renovations for Sophia’s House on Saturday morning, March 9 at 10:30 a.m. In the spirit of Carrie Newcomer, whose song “The work of our hands” describes manual labor as “love made visible,” […]

SAVE the DATE – May 15 LUNAfest 2019

6:00 at The Public Theater, Lewiston LUNAfest is an international film festival of short films by, for and about women! Sponsored by and benefiting the agencies of LA Women Rising - The Center for Wisdom's Women, Safe Voices, the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services and the YWCA. This is the third year of sponsoring […]


Sophia’s House Opening Events

Sophia's House 143 Blake St., Lewiston, ME, United States

After years of planning, fundraising and work, Sophia’s House, will celebrate its opening with several events this December 12 and 13. Sophia’s House, will be a residential community for women survivors of trafficking/exploitation, prison and addiction, based on the model of Thistle Farms in Nashville, TN. Regina Greenlee, one of the first graduates of the […]


Wise and Strong Women SPEAK!

"Growing Our Tree Streets!" The Center for Wisdom’s Women announces the next in its semi-annual Wise and Strong Women Speak programs set for Friday, March 6 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.   The annual spring event is held in conjunction with International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month. The program for the first time, will be held in […]

BRINGING NATURE HOME – A Spring Fling with Maine Audubon

To kick off the growing season, Sophia’s House and Herban Works, and the neighbozring “Lots to Gardens” program of St. Mary’s Nutrition Center, will host a webinar with Eric Topper, Director of Education for Maine Audubon. The program called “Bringing Nature Home” is Maine Audubon’s new community engagement and habitat stewardship initiative based on the […]


Gala Celebration with Carrie Newcomer

Postponed to Sept 13 Sophia's House presents: Carrie Newcomer in concert with Gary Walter. Special pre-concert guests - Women With Wings. Celebrated singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer will perform with pianist Gary Walter on Sunday, April 26 at 3 PM at the Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar St., Lewiston ME. Women With Wings, a women's singing circle […]


Lean in Toward The Light!

Virtual Event

SAVE the DATES! Saturday March 20  Lean In Toward the Light!  A virtual Gala on the spring equinox, to benefit Sophia’s House  Our opening celebratory gala last March had to be cancelled, and Covid still lingers.  So, let’s wait no longer. Join us as we Lean In Toward the Light to celebrate our first anniversary, thank […]

Afterglow ~ Lean in Toward the Light

Virtual Event

Sunday afternoon 3:00- 4:30 - Lean In Toward the Light Afterglow A virtual tea party to thank and celebrate all those who helped create Sophia's House.  It will include the dedication of the dining room in honor of three orders of nuns who have shaped our work; a video tour of the house; sharing of […]