Tuesday, June 30, 2009

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



JUNE 30, 2009


Sunday, July 5: Holy Eucharist—8:00 a.m. at St. Andrew by the Lake and 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Divine.


Scripture: Psalm 48; 2 Samuel 5:1-5, 9-10; 2 Corinthians 12:2-10; Mark 6:1-13


Weekday Eucharist:  Wednesday mornings at 9:30 at St. John.


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QUIETSIDE FESTIVAL: Saturday, July 11th, 10:00-3:00. Bring your items to the church office for the following booths…Basket Raffle, Boutique, Treasure Trove, Plants, Silent Auction, Handicrafts, and Pies. Call the office (244-3229), Ted Bromage (244-3227) or Mary Mitchell (244-9951) if you wish to donate or help in any way.



Prayer Shawl Ministry: This group will be meeting on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month in the Undercroft at 2:30. Knitters and Crocheters are welcome. Next meeting will be July 14th.


Map of the Soul: Wednesday, July 22 at 5:00 p.m. in the Mellon Room of the Northeast Harbor Library. William Bigelow, a fourth year candidate-in-training at the C.G. Jung Institute of Boston, will give a public talk entitled “Carl Jung’s Map of The Soul.” Admission is free. All are welcome. Dr. Jung was particularly interested in the power of image, symbol, and myth in psychological healing and wholeness.


Dr. David Servan-Schreiber, bestselling author of Anticancer: A New Way Of Life, will speak about his book and the vast number of ways you can change your everyday actions to inhibit cancer cell development. He is the clinical professor of psychiatry and cofounder of the Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh, cofounder of Doctors Without Borders, and a 15 year brain cancer survivor. This event, brought to the community by MDI Hospital in association with the Beth C. Wright Cancer Center, will be held on Tuesday, July 28th at 6:00 p.m. at the Gates Auditorium, College of the Atlantic. Dr. Servan-Schreiber will provide a question and answer period, and participate in a book signing after the event. Seating is limited for this special event. Tickets are $10.00 and are available at MDI Hospital's reception desk and at the Beth C. Wright Cancer Center. For more information, contact Lynne Assaf at lynne.assaf@mdihospital.org


“Everyone Eats” Program—Drop By Sometime – We encourage you all to stop by and enjoy a bite to eat and conversation on Monday’s from 3:00 to 7:00 during the free community meal program held at the St. Dunstan’s parish hall, 134 State St., Ellsworth. The meals vary from week to week (including one vegetarian dish) and are usually served with bread, cheese, fruit, desserts and more. Meals can be eaten in or taken home. The meal is sponsored by a committee of volunteers, churches, and community agencies. There is no charge, no fee, and ALL are welcome, so if you’re in the neighborhood, stop by for a quick bite! Donations of course are always gladly accepted.  For more information, contact 374-3608 or 664-6016


Concert: Sunday August 9 at 5 p.m.  St. John's will host a concert in memory of Melba Wilson who died in February.  Melba was long time Executive Director of the Arcady Music Festival and the Center for Human Genetics.  Participants will include Arcady Festival performers and youth competition winners who are now pursuing professional musical careers.  You are encouraged to attend this varied and exciting program which will be followed by a reception. Eleanor Watts will be happy to answer any questions about the concert and is looking for volunteers to help with the reception.  She can be reached at 244-3699 or by e/mail at bhgables@aol.com.


Office Hours: This week the office will be open on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; from 8:30-2:30.


VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL AT ST. JOHN’S OFF AND RUNNING RAIN OR SHINE: Despite the forecast, 16 registered children from Hulls Cove, Swan’s Island, and our own backyard gathered in the undercroft for this year’s VBS.  The week is set with activities, crafts, music, outings and fellowship.  Camp begins each day at 9am with lunch at 12:30 pm.  Field trips leave at 1:00 pm and return to the church at 3:00 pm.  If you are interested in helping in whatever capacity, you are more than welcome.  Please contact Pamela VanWechel at 244-4037.