Thursday, May 8, 2008

Weekly Update from St. John's

MAY 8, 2008



This Sunday May 11thThe Day of Pentecost – Holy Eucharist: 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.

Lectionary readings: Psalm 104:25-35, 37b; Acts 2:1-21; 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13; John 7:37-39.

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

Sunday Forums at 9:00: May 11: Ted Fletcher, God and the Supreme Court: The Episcopalian Principles of Thurgood Marshall

Upcoming Forums:

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

May 25: Bible Study, Part I: 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 18th from noon to 2:00 p.m. on the second floor of the Harbor House.

Steering Committee Meeting with Brett Donham, Saturday, May 10. 

Finance Committee Meeting:  Tuesday, May 13, 4:00 p.m.

Spring Cleanup at St. Andrew's (inside & out):  Saturday, May 17, 8:30 a.m.  See you there! 

SWH Library Plant Sale:  Saturday, May 17, 8 a.m.-Noon, Pemetic Green.  Could you chair a simple fund-raiser for the church that morning--selling coffee/snacks etc.  It's one of our new ideas--maybe we can try it.   Call Joan (244-3227) or Chloe (244-4436, 244-3353) -- two bakers signed on already.  Thanks!

Office Help: Michele will be away the weeks of May 19 and 26 -- if you could spend some time in the office one of the days the office is usually open, please call Joan. 

Al-Nakba Conference: The 1948 forced eviction of 750,000 Palestinians from their homes and farms and its implications over 60 years will be the focus of an al-Nakba (Palestinian Catastrophe) conference in 302 Payson-Smith Hall, University of Southern Maine Portland campus, 96 Falmouth St. May 17-18. with films at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, talks at 6:30; films at 11 a.m. Sunday, talk at 12:30 p.m.  Maine Peace and Justice in Israel/Palestine is primary sponsor.  All are welcome. 797-1110 or 773-6562.