Thursday, April 10, 2008

Weekly News from St. John's

April 10, 2008


This Sunday April 13th – Holy Eucharist: 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. Lectionary readings: Psalm 4; Acts 2:42-47; Philippians 2:5-11; John 10:1-10. George Swanson, celebrant.

Sundays in April, Holy Eucharist: – 8:00 and 10:00.

Sunday Forums at 9:00:

April 13 – Mary Anna Fox, Compassion International: Ministering to Children in the Dominican Republic;

April 20 – Mary and Jim Vekasi, Non-Violent Communication;

April 27 – Joan Grant, Spiritual Hospitality.

Weekday Eucharist: Wednesday, April 16th at 9:30 a.m., George Swanson, celebrant.

Church Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30-2:30.

Westside Food Pantry: April 20th from noon to 2:00 p.m. on the second floor of the Harbor House.

Blood Drive: The American Red Cross is having a blood drive at Birch Bay Village on Friday, April 11th from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Mystical and Miraculous will be presented by Ezra Halkett on Saturday, April 12, at 7:00 p.m. in the MDI High School theatre.

Women: On Monday, April 14th at 7:00 p.m., you are invited to gather in the undercroft to share gardening stories and tips and have a great time together. For information, call Karen (244-5267), Chloe (244-4436) or Ida (244-7266).

Acadia Region Coalition (ARC): Tuesday, April 15th at 7:00 p.m. at St. John's Church. This will be a meeting of the delegates from the various congregations to set up a governing plan and elect officers.

Vestry Meeting: Thursday, April 17th at 6:00 p.m.

Spring Clean Up at St. John's: Saturday, April 26th at 9:00 a.m.

Consecration of Bishop Coadjutor Stephen Lane: Saturday, May 3rd, 11:00 a.m. at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland. If you wish to attend on May 3rd, call the church office to reserve your tickets by April 15th. Our parish may reserve up to nine seats. In the event that we have more requests than available seats, a lottery will determine the disposition of our allotted tickets.

Coffee: Since the price of Bishop's Blend is increasing in May, Margot will be placing an order by April 28th. If you would like to purchase coffee, please let Margot (244-0362) know.