ST. ANDREW &
EVENTS & NEWS
SEPTEMBER 28, 2009
Sunday, October 4: Holy Eucharist—8:00 and 10:00 a.m. at
Scripture: Psalm 8; Genesis 2:18-24; Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12; Mark 10:2-16
Weekday Eucharist: Wednesday mornings at 9:30 at
9:00 Forums begin Sunday:
October 4: Paul Weiss, Psychology and Spirituality: Listening to the Self and Listening to God.
October 11: Margot and Paul Haertel, Consider the Birds of the Fields
October 18: Cinnamon Catton-Legutko, Why the
October 25: Jim Vekasi and Design and Construction Committee, Phased plan for
November 1: Fred Benson, Lobbying: The Good, the Bad, and the Evil
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Friday, October 2nd - 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Go to the second floor of
Martin: a Life of Martin Luther an original one-man portrayal written and performed by Allan Lemke on Friday, October 2nd, 7:00 p.m. at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, Ellsworth. A free will donation will be accepted at the door. Martin recounts the life of Martin Luther, and includes a retelling of the Gospel and runs approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes with a ten minute intermission.
Women’s Night: Monday, October 5th, 7:00 p.m. in the Undercroft. Bring patterns and ideas for items to make for the Christmas Fair next month. Contact Ida Smallidge (244-7266) or Karen Craig (244-5267) for more info. Also let Ida know if you want a wreath.
Westside Food Pantry: Organizational meeting will be held Wednesday, October 7th at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend this meeting.
Organ Dedication: Sunday, October 11th at 5:00 p.m. Andrew Mead will present an organ concert at
Come Home for Supper: Friday, October 16th -- sign up on Sundays, September 27 or October 4, or call Ida Smallidge, Ken Cochrane & Rita Redfield, or Joan & Ted Bromage. Call also with any questions or comments...and new host/esses are always welcome.
Lobster cook-off fundraiser at Malvern Belmont Estates in
Hurry to get your tickets for “3 Penny Cabaret” to benefit MDI Food and Fuel Funds. A dinner cabaret will raise money for MDI food and fuel funds at 5 pm on Sunday, October 18, at St. Saviour’s Parish. Called “Ragtime meets Mack the Knife,” the evening will include classic American ragtimes performed by Masanobu Ikemiya and the best songs from Kurt Weill’s “Three Penny Opera.” Everyone can sing the sardonic chorale that ends the 3 Penny Opera. Rupununi’s kitchen will provide the dinner. A growing list of sponsors includes Harbor House, Rupununi’s, the Community Fireside Coalition, MDI food pantries, and the people of St. Saviour’s Parish. Admission and dinner at the 3 Penny Cabaret costs 3 cents plus at least $10. Anything up to $3,000,000.03 is OK. Every penny will go for food and fuel donations on MDI – 60% to the Community Fireside Coalition for fuel, 15% to the Bar Harbor Food Pantry, 15% to the Westside Food Pantry, and 10% to the Common Good Café, a Soup Kitchen in
Green & Lean is a free series of monthly lectures which focuses on ways to save money and resources. They have adopted a very pragmatic approach – no technical jargon, no complicated concepts, just straightforward information you can put to use in your own home or place of work. Next meeting will be Wednesday, October 21st at 7 PM, Putting It All Together: Wood, Wind & Solar. You will learn what the local Coast Guard is doing to integrate retrofitted boilers (from oil to wood pellets) with wind and solar in staff housing and the base – a workable model for home and business owners. Held at St. John Episcopal Church; sponsored by ROOTs, St. John Episcopal Church, & Downeast Group of the Sierra Club. Contact Erika Shriner, 244-3532 for more information.
Volunteers are needed for Eastern Area Agency on Aging’s Z Fix program. EAA-Z Fix uses volunteer labor to do minor home repairs and maintenance for seniors, allowing them to stay in their homes longer. If you are a handy ‘do-it-yourself’ type, we want to talk to you! Typical jobs performed are installing grab bars, fixing broken steps and weak floor boards, repairing light fixtures and leaking toilet valves, replacing storm windows and screens; and yard work. If you can help, call them at 1-800-432-7812.
Office Hours: This week the office is open on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30-2:30; the office will be closed from October 1-13. If you need assistance, call Richard Tardiff at 244-4037, Ted Fletcher, 266-8415, or Chloe Hatcher, 669-2801.