Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Weekly news from St. John's

April 29, 2008


Text Box: Ascension Day, May 1st – 5:30 p.m. – Eucharist and Music.Marguerite Carter Scott, a lifelong member of St. Andrew & St. John, departed this life on Sunday, April 27, having served the Lord for 95 years. Calling hours will be held 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert. A funeral service with Holy Eucharist will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at St. John the Divine. 


This Sunday May 4th – Holy Eucharist: 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.

Lectionary readings: Psalm 68:1-10, 33-36; Acts 1:6-14; 1 Peter 4:12-14, 5:6-11; John 17:1-11.

Gifts from the people of Maine: We have been blessed by the ministry of Bishop Knudsen and with hope and joy as we look forward to Bishop-Elect Lane’s episcopate. It is traditional to acknowledge these blessings with gifts. It is customary to have a portrait made of the retiring Bishop which will hang in the Cathedral Upper Hall. And, traditionally, the people of the Diocese present a new bishop with a Pectoral Cross. Checks can be sent to Terrance Reimer, Diocesan Finance Office, 143 State Street, Portland ME 04101 with a notation that they are for the Transition Fund.

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

Sunday Forums at 9:00: May 4:  Eric Erickson and Joan Grant, Lexio Divina: A Spiritual Way of Reading the Scriptures

Upcoming Forums:

May 11: Ted Fletcher, God and the Supreme Court: The Episcopalian Principles of Thurgood Marshall

May 18: Gary DeLong, The Seacoast Mission: An Update

May 25: Bible Study: Floy Ervin, The Book of The Revelation

June 1: Bible Study, Part II:  Floy Ervin, The Book of The Revelation

Weekday Eucharist: Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.

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

Westside Food Pantry: May 4th from noon to 2:00 p.m. on the second floor of the Harbor House.