Tuesday, May 19, 2009

weekly e-mail from St. Andrew & St. John Episcopal Church

MAY 19, 2009




Sunday, May 24: Holy Eucharist—8:00 & 10:00 a.m.


Scripture: Psalm 1, Acts 1:15-17, 21-26, 1 John 5:9-13, John 17:6-19


Sunday Forums – 9:00 a.m. in the Undercroft:

May 24: Bill Baker, Life after Torture: South Africa's Way to Reconciliation

May 31: Kate Henry, Speaking Peace: An Interactive Approach


Weekday Eucharist:  Wednesday mornings at 9:30.


Thursday, May 21st, Ascension Day: Evensong at 5:00 p.m.


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Green & Lean: Designed to help local residents save money and the environment. Workshop on Cutting Your Electric Bill by 50%, Wednesday, May 20th at 7:00 p.m. at St. John’s.


Clarinetist Timothy Carter and Pianist Ya Lin Chi to present “MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND SPECIAL: OUR FAVORITE CLARINET MASTERPIECES”. An evening showcasing some of the greatest works from the classical clarinet’s solo literature. Sonata opus 120 No. 1 in f minor by Johannes Brahms, Gran Duo Concertante opus 48 by Carl Maria von Weber, Premiere Rhapsodie by Claude Debussy, Concerto in A Major, K. 622 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  Location: St. Andrew & St. John Episcopal Church,                         315 Main Street, Southwest Harbor, Sunday, May 24th @ 7:30 pm.  Admission is free.  Donations will benefit The St. Andrew & St. John music fund and The Westside Food Pantry, an Outreach Ministry of St. Andrew & St. John Episcopal Church.


The Maryland State Women's Touring Choir will be at Southwest Harbor Congregational Church (29 High Rd.) on Sunday evening May 31st at 7:30. The choir sings both sacred and secular music. Don't miss this opportunity to listen to them and enjoy some good Christian fellowship as well. Admission is free. A Love offering will be taken.


A Healing Conference: Held at the Acadia Christian School, Trenton. Led by the Rev. Nigel Mumford, Director Oratory of Christ the Healer, Greenwich, NY on Friday, June 12, 7-9 pm and Saturday, June 13, 9 am-3 pm.  Healing Service begins 3 pm Saturday. Registration $15.  For more information call Church of Our Father Hulls Cove, 288-4849, email shalomcoof@myfairpoint.net


Bishopswood Summer Camp: Check out www.bishopswood.org  to see the wonderful programs available at our diocese summer camp. Open House - Sunday, June 7, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go see this little piece of paradise, right here on Lake Megunticook in Hope, Maine.


Haitian Art Show: June 6-10, 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Redfield Artisans Gallery, Northeast Harbor. The show, sponsored by St. Mary & St. Jude Episcopal Church, will highlight Haitian artists and help to raise money for the partnerships and mission projects of the parish.  An opening reception will be held on Friday, June 5 from 5pm-7pm. There will be pieces available for purchase as well as the opportunity to see the works of the artists.  


Office Hours: The office will be open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.