JANUARY 20, 2009
ST. ANDREW &
EVENTS & NEWS
Sunday, January 25th: Eucharist at 10:00 a.m. Fr. George Swanson, celebrant.
Sunday School: Sundays during the 10:00 service on Sunday in the undercroft, with the Godly Play lessons.
Sunday Forums – 9:00 a.m. in the Undercroft.
January 25: Joe Wright, The Work We Have Been Given to Do
February 8: open
February 15: George Swanson, As You Did It to the Least of These: Prison Matters
February 22: Linda Robinson, Reflections on Humanitarian
Weekly Study of the Gospel of Mark will resume on Wednesday evening, January 14th at 6:00. Floy Ervin will lead the study while Fr. Richard is gone. Compline to follow.
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: January 18-25. The theme for 2009 is “That they may become one in your hand”. Use the Daily Scripture and Prayer Guide (www.geii.org) to join with Christians around the world praying “that all may be one... that the world may believe” (John 17:21). A community service (originally planned for January 18th) has been rescheduled for Sunday, January 25th at St. Peter’s in Manset at 3:00 p.m.
Trinity Institute 39th National Theological Conference: January 21-23; Radical Abundance: A Theology of Sustainability. Schedule: Wednesday – Evensong session begins at 6:00 p.m.; gather in the parish hall and watch the opening conference Eucharist at 7:00 p.m. Thursday – Sessions begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:00. Friday – Sessions begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 3:00 p.m. Contact David Andrews at 207-326-4180 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, January 24th, Learn How to Find Energy Leaks and Fix Them! Maine Interfaith Power and Light will host this free workshop at
You are invited to a South of the Border Winter Fiesta, Hulls Cove Schoolhouse (on Rte 3), Saturday, January 24, from 5:30 to 8 pm. Enjoy an assortment of Latin American coffees, non-alcoholic Sangrias, hot mulled cider, and South of the Border hors doevres. Digital Orchestra performance by Kaveh Haghkerdar; dance instruction provided by Gene’s Place to Dance. Ample parking across the street at Church of Our Father. Admission $15 per person. Proceeds will support the World Missions programs of the Church of Our Father.Come out and dance, eat, and be merry!
Winter Fun! Sponsored by St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Ellsworth, Saturday, January 31st at 1 p.m. for youth and families. Weather permitting: sledding at the Black House and skating at the Searchfield Home (
End of Life Planning Workshop facilitated by the Rev. Carolyn Metzler, an Episcopal priest serving a small community in Winn, and the Hospice and hospital chaplain in the
Coffee Hour help wanted for this Sunday at 9 a.m. Please call/leave a message for Joan (244-3227) or "just do it." Signup will be available for following weeks. Thanks!
Pamela VanWechel would love to have hats, mittens, children's socks and/or underwear for her "perfect attendance in March" incentive. After her forum you can picture where they are going! You may leave them in a box in the back pew and Fr. Richard will mail them on or before Valentine's Day.
Come Home for Supper on Friday, February 13. Sign up this Sunday or on February 1, or call Joan & Ted Bromage (244-3227), Ida Smallidge (244-7266) or Rita Redfield (244-4025). New host/hostesses welcome! This is good practice for coming out of hibernation and being sociable right before Valentine’s Day.
Members of the Design Committee will be traveling to St. Columba’s Boothbay and St. Martin’s
Office hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday - 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.