Tuesday, February 10, 2009

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

FEBRUARY 10, 2009




Sunday, February 15th: Eucharist at 8:00 and 10:00 a.m., The Rev. George Swanson, preaching.


Lectionary Readings:  Psalm 30; 2 Kings 5:1-14; 1 Corinthians 9:24-27; Mark 1:40-45


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 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.


Meetings this week:

FIC – Tuesday, February 10th, 4:00 p.m.

Worship Committee – Wednesday, February 11, 4:30 p.m.

Design & Construction – Thursday, February 12, 5:00 p.m.


Pamela VanWechel would love to have hats, mittens, children's socks and/or underwear for her "perfect attendance in March" incentive.  You may leave them in a box in the back pew and Fr. Richard will mail them on or before Valentine's Day.



The next Three-Day Cursillo Weekend in Maine will be April 16 to 19 at the Sky-Hi Conference Center in Topsham. Cursillo is “a short course in Christian living.”  Committed members of the Cursillo Community sponsor others who are seeking a closer relationship with Jesus Christ and have the potential to grow from the weekend experience.  To be matched with a sponsor contact your priest.  For more information call or email:  Jane Johnson 729-7940 jmj@suscom-maine.net or the Rev. Chuck Bradshaw 288-4849 shalomcoof@myfairpoint.net


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.