Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Events and News




JUNE 2, 2010



Wednesday mornings

Holy Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.


Pentecost 2, June 6th

8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. – Eucharist

The Rev. Persis Williams, Celebrant


Scripture Lessons:

Psalm 146; 1 Kings 17:8-24; Galatians 1:11-24; Luke 7:11-17


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Cynthia Bourgeault, "Putting on the Mind of Christ"—Thursday, June 3rd,  9:00 am - 3:00 pm at St. Andrew’s, Seal Cove. The Rev. Dr. Cynthia Bourgeault is an Episcopal priest, retreat leader, and widely recognized as one of the foremost teachers of Centering Prayer. She is the author of several books, including Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening and The Wisdom Jesus. Cost: $50, including refreshments and snacks. Please bring your lunch.


Seafarers’ Memorial Service and the Blessing of the Fleet on Sunday, June 6, 12:15pm at the Bar Harbor town pier.


Meetings: Bishopswood Open House -- Sunday, June 6, 11 am - 2 pm. 

Family Contra Dance at Bishopswood! Sunday, May 30, 3-5 pm. Live Music, Caller, Fun for All! The Belfast Bay Fiddlers, with caller Chrissy Fowler, will perform at a contra dance to benefit Bishopswood in our own Bishopswood Great Hall!  Come to dance or just enjoy the music and, of course, Sandy's famous snacks. Bring a lunch, meet staff and campers, tour Bishopswood and enjoy some of Sandy's delicious snacks!  Please come!


June 1 – St. John Singers at 5:30 p.m.

June 2 – Westside Food Pantry Wrap Up at 5:30 p.m.


Hospice of Hancock County is holding 10 elegant dinner parties to benefit their programs. They are funded entirely by private donations, grants and community fundraising events. Help to support this much needed outreach program by supporting this or any of their events or by sending a donation to: Hospice of Hancock County – 14 McKenzie Avenue, Ellsworth, ME 04605. Their phone is 207-667-2531 and their website is: Find out more about their programs and these dinners in particular! What a wonderful way to meet people, have fun and support this great organization, all in one! You will find a flyer in the Parish Hall with details on the dinners in 2010.


Dolliver House – Stephen has officially moved into the Dolliver House, and all is well. However, he still needs the following items: a bed and mattress (twin or queen), any size sheets (for two beds), a bureau, and a small power lawnmower.


Pastoral Cards--This month, we need a volunteer to write/help write the encouraging notes we send regularly on behalf of the parish.  We have cards in the office or you may use your own; they are very much appreciated. Please email Joan Thanks!


The church office will be open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30-2:30. If you have questions or need assistance at other times, please call Ted Fletcher (244-3115) or Ann Cox Halkett (288-5832).