Thursday, August 28, 2008

Weekly news from St. Andrew & St. John Church

AUGUST 28, 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. September 7th will be the last service this year at St. Andrew.


Lectionary readings for August 31st: Psalm 105:1-6, 23-26, 45c; Exodus 3:1-15; Romans 12:9-21; Matthew 16:21-28.


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


Rally Sunday: September 14, after both services – in the Undercroft. Learn and ask about parish ministries! Sign up to help out!

Goodbye Chilton, Hello Steve: Saturday, September 6th at the Holiday Inn in Waterville, 1:30-4:30 – light buffet/open house and program; 5:00 p.m. – Eucharist at St. Mark’s. Friday, September 12, 7:00 p.m. – farewell banquet at Park Hotel in Portland. Reservations (buffet and banquet) should be sent to or (207) 882-7184.

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


End of Summer Picnic: Bill Weir and the Bar Harbor Savings & Loan are sponsoring the Island Connections End of Summer Picnic. Chef Bill will be providing all the great food that makes a cookout a success.  All seniors and disabled on the Island are welcome to this FREE picnic. It will be held at Grant Park in Albert Meadows on Thursday, September 11th (rain date Friday, September 12th) at 12 pm. Entertainment is not finalized at this time, but will be announced soon. Transportation will be available from Malvern Belmont in Bar Harbor or Ridge Apartments in Southwest Harbor. Please RSVP by September 8th by calling Island Connections at 288-4457. (PS there will be two ships in port to make the view spectacular).


Common Ground Fair: Let’s all go to the MOFGA Common Ground Country Fair in Unity, ME on Friday, September 19th. This is a rain or shine fun day.  Island Connections invites all Island seniors who enjoy a day of fun and walking, eating & shopping to join us. The price for the bus trip and ticket to the fair is $10. We will be departing Malvern Belmont at 8 am, picking up at Somesville Fire Station at 8:25 am and returning home around 4 pm. This is a large Cyr Bus with a restroom. Please RSVP by Monday, September 15th 288-4457


Church office hours: Tuesday and Thursday – 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Since Monday is a holiday, the office will be closed.)