Tuesday, May 26, 2009

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

MAY 26, 2009




Sunday, May 31: Holy Eucharist—8:00 & 10:00 a.m.


(Worship at St. Andrew’s will begin on Sunday, June 7th at 8:00.)


Scripture: Psalm 104:25-35, 37b, Acts 2:1-21, Romans 8:22-27, John 18:26-27, 16:4b-15


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

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


Weekday Eucharist:  Wednesday mornings at 9:30.


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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.


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.  

Clean Up at St. Andrew’s: Saturday, 8:30 a.m. Bring your cleaning supplies and help get it spruced up for worship on the first Sunday in June.


Pre-General Convention Gatherings around the Diocese: As July approaches and Mainers gear up for the 76th General Convention of The Episcopal Church in Anaheim, California, the Maine deputation will hold a number of regional conversations with Maine Episcopalians.  Topics covered will include issues, legislation and other topics to be taken up at General Convention and the implications for the Episcopal Church in Maine and with wider Anglican Communion.  All are welcome.
- May 27 at St. Anne's, Mars Hill, from 6:30 - 8 p.
- June 2 at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
- June 3 at St. Mark's, Waterville, from 7 - 8:30 p.m.
- June 4 at Grace Church, Bath, from 7 - 8:30 p.m.
- June 8 at St. David's, Kennebunk, from 6:30 - 8 p.m.
- June 11 at Christ Church, Norway, from 7 - 8:30 p.m.
- June 23 at St. Dunstan's, Ellsworth, from 7 - 9 p.m.
- June 25 at St. Patrick's, Brewer, from 7 - 9 p.m.


Prayer Shawl Ministry: If you are interested in participating in this ministry, please email Jean Rohrer at jeanrohrer@mac.com or call or email Evelyn Rowland at 526-4438 or esr@gwi.net .


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