Thursday, February 5, 2009

Weekly News from St. Andrew & St. John Episcopal Church

FEBRUARY 5, 2009




Sunday, February 8th: Eucharist at 10:00 a.m.


Lectionary Readings:  Psalm 147:1-12, 21c; Isaiah 40:21-31; 1 Corinthians 9:16-23; Mark 1:29-39


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.

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 Mission to the Congo

March 1: Ken Cochrane, Scoring the Goals: How Episcopal Relief and Development Challenges Millennium Development


Weekly Study of the Gospel of Mark continues on Wednesday evenings at 6:00. Compline to follow.


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.  Call Joan & Ted Bromage (244-3227), Ida Smallidge (244-7266) or Rita Redfield (244-4025).  New hosts/hostesses welcome!


Community Meals are open to all: Dinners are sponsored by local churches, are free of charge and open to the public:

Holy Redeemer: Monday, February 23rd from 5-6 p.m. Baked Bean Dinner.

St. Saviour’s: Monday, March 23rd from 5-7 p.m. Soup, salad, bread, dessert and beverages.

YMCA: Tuesdays, January 27, February 24 and March 24 brunches are available to all from 10 am to 1 p.m.

Malvern Belmont Estates in Bar Harbor, Ridge Apartments in Southwest Harbor and Maple Lane in Northeast Harbor: Lunch is available at 11:30 a.m. Monday – Friday. The cost is only $3 and reservations are required. Come enjoy healthy eats and great fellowship. Call Carla Ganiel at 288-4770 ext 25 with any questions.

Home delivered meals are available Monday-Friday to all island towns in partnership with Island Connections. The qualifications are being homebound or unable to prepare a meal due to physical limitations. Call Carla at 288-4770 ext. 25 for more information.


Office hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday - 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


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