Tuesday, January 19, 2010

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




JANUARY 19, 2010


Wednesday, January 20th: Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.


Sunday, January 24th: Eucharist at 10:00 a.m.


Scripture Lessons: Psalm 19; Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31a; Luke 4:14-21


9:00 A.M. FORUMS

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

January 31st: Ginny Agar and 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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Vestry Meeting with Fr. John Rafter: Thursday, January 21st at 6:30 p.m.


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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Help Haitians Devastated by the Earthquake. As you know, a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti on January 12. At least three million people are estimated to have been affected, homes have been destroyed, as well as the Cathedral; the entire Holy Trinity complex, the convent, the Bishop’s house and College St. Pierre are gone; and the death toll continues to rise. Episcopal Relief & Development is in contact with the Diocese of Haiti to both address immediate needs and prepare for long-term rehabilitation work. Your help is critical in providing life-saving services, emergency supplies and long-term support in the aftermath of this unprecedented tragedy. Please make checks payable to: Episcopal Relief & Development/Haiti Fund. You can drop them off at the church office or mail to: PO Box 7058 Merrifield, VA 22116-7058 For updated information on the crisis in Haiti, visit Episcopal Relief & Development's website, www.er-d.org/HaitiCrisis.


Harbor House Community Service Center Nutrition Forums with Geoffrey Knowles, D.C., January 27th, February 8th, & 2nd; from 7-8pm at the Harbor House, Southwest Harbor.  Do you think you are what you eat?  Are you interested in nutrition and feeling good?  If so, join Dr. Knowles for this series of four FREE open forums about health, wellness and nutrition. Briefly cover the history of nutrition and get into the nuts and bolts of nutrition, vitamins and minerals. We will talk about the current USDA guidelines and what they mean, your current eating patterns, the pros and cons of each and let you decide what is best for you. Call Harbor House at 244-3713 ext 102 to register.


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


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