Thursday, June 19, 2008

Weekly News from St. John's

JUNE 19, 2008




Sunday Services: During the summer, Holy Eucharist will be celebrated at 8:00 a.m. at St. Andrew by-the-Lake in Seal Cove and 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Divine in Southwest Harbor.

Lectionary readings for June 22nd: Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17; Genesis 21:8-21; Romans 6:1b-11; Matthew 10:24-39.

Weekday Morning Eucharist: Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. at St. John’s in Southwest Harbor.

Farmer’s Market: open each Friday from 9:00-1:00 in St. John’s parking lot.

Bible School Rally: Sunday, June 22nd at noon. All Bible School students, parents, grandparents, teachers, and volunteers - past and future - are invited to gather at St. John’s to celebrate summertime friendships and share information about the 2008 Vacation Bible School, planned for August 11-15. At the conclusion of the rally the group will be transported to “Susannah’s Beach” for an afternoon of beach combing, wading, outdoor play, and fellowship.

Capital Campaign Committee Meeting:  Wednesday, June 25, 5-6:30 p.m.

Vestry Meeting:  Thursday, June 26, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

The Rev. Cynthia Bourgeault, Ph.D. will be offering a day of teaching, including a talk entitled “The Divine Exchange,” at St. Andrew by-the-Lake on Friday, June 27th, from 10:00 to 3:00. Cynthia, who is an Episcopal priest, is the author of several books and one of the leading spiritual teachers in the United States. The cost for the event is $25. Please bring your lunch or you may buy lunch for $15, provided by The Alcyon Center. Please make out checks to the Northeast Guild for Spiritual Formation.

The Rehoboth Welsh Choir at St. Mary’s-by-the-Sea: Join us on Friday, June 27th (7:00 p.m.) for a concert of stirring and inspiring music by the Rehoboth Welsh Choir! This concert is part of the choir’s summer tour of the Northeast and Nova Scotia

St. Dunstan’s celebrates 50 years: Saturday, June 28th at 5:00 – A musical celebration followed by potluck; Sunday, June 29th at 10:00 – Community Sunday Worship, Prayer of Rededication, followed by a Jubilee party complete with cake and ice cream.

Office hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 to 2:30.