Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Events and News from St. Andrew & St. John Episcopal Church




JANUARY 13, 2010


Wednesday, January 13th: Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.


Sunday, January 17th: Eucharist at 10:00 a.m.


Scripture Lessons: Psalm 36:5-10; Isaiah 62:1-5; 1 Corinthians 12:1-11; John 2:1-11


9:00 A.M. FORUMS

January 17th: Jean Rohrer, “What Are We Chopped Liver?” Native Americans Speak Out

January 24th: Joan and Ted Bromage, Why We Are Still Episcopalian

January 31st: Susan Buell, Sign, Symbol and Image: The Work of the Flower Guild

February 7th: Ted Fletcher and Friends, Your Vestry at Work

February 14th: Floy Ervin, Moses and God’s Law




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Parish meeting with Fr. John Rafter, Mediator, Sunday, January 24th at 3:30 p.m.


Annual Meeting: Sunday, January 31st following the 10:00 service. Reports are due January 21st.



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Penobscot East Resource Center is a nonprofit organization that works to secure the future of Maine's fishing communities. During the winter months they run a shrimp Community Supported Fishery for the Stonington, Blue Hill, Ellsworth & MDI area.  Through the CSF they provide local fishermen with higher to the boat prices and supply community members with fresh, locally harvested and distributed Maine shrimp. The CSF is a ten week program, starting this Saturday January 16th. They offer two share sizes, a half share is 5 lbs at $87.50 or a full share which is 10 lbs at $175.00.  Our pick up location and times are: 

   Stonington: the Old Stonington Elementary School, Saturdays 9:00 am - 10:00 am

   Blue Hill: The Blue Hill Congregational Church, Saturdays 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

   Ellsworth: The Maine Grind, Saturdays 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

   Town Hill: Sassafrass Catering 9:00 am - 10:00 am


COA presents “The Great Cranberry Island Portrait Project 2009”, at the Ethel H. Blum Gallery from January 18-February 12. Janet Best Badger is the artist and Becky Buyers-Basso the author of these portraits and stories from the Cranberry Island Community. The opening reception is on January 18th from 4-6; Gallery talk, January 28th at 4:00.


Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (8:30-2:30).