ST. ANDREW &
EVENTS & NEWS
JULY 13, 2010
Holy Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.
Pentecost 8, July 18th
8:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. Andrew by the
10:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. John the Divine,
The Rev. George Swanson, Celebrant
Psalm 52 or 15; Amos 8:1-12 or Genesis 18:1-10a;
Colossians 1:15-28; Luke 10:38-42
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July 13 –
July 15 – Vestry at 6:30 p.m.
THE QUIETSIDE FESTIVAL on Saturday was a huge success. Thanks go to Mary Mitchell and Ida Smallidge for coordinating everything; and thanks to all the volunteers who went that extra mile to make it a great day!
Farmer's Market – will be in
The Second Annual Divine Luncheon on the Lawn will be held Saturday, July 24 from 11:30-1:30 to benefit the Westside Food Pantry and spotlight the work of the
Free Ice Cream Socials hosted by St. Mary & St. Jude Church in front of the firehouse in Northeast Harbor every Thursday through the summer from 4-5 pm. Donations are welcome to help support the Food Pantry on MDI. Ice Cream and cones are generously donated by The Docksider.
Save the Date! All area Episcopal and Lutheran parishes picnic at Thompson's
The American Red Cross is having blood drives at the following locations: Eastern Maine Medical Center, 489 State St. Bangor, on July 14 from 9 AM to 3 PM; Neighborhood House, 1 Kimball Rd Northeast Harbor, on July 22 from 11 AM to 4 PM; Swans Island School, 16 Rose Hill Rd. Swans Island, on July 28 from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM; Friendly's Restaurant, 253 High St. Ellsworth, on July 28 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM . Please donate!
Seminars on Death and Dying - On Tuesday, July 27 from 6:30 to 8:00 PM, St. Andrew Lutheran Church will host the first of 3 seminars on death and dying. Dr. Reinke, Director of the Emergency Department at
How does one approach or prepare for death? Is it a welcome end to a good life or is it a bitter enemy to fight off for as long as possible – or is it somewhere in between? When does "comfort care" become an option? How do we prepare advanced medical directives, and who should have a copy? Keeping in mind the advances in medical care and intervention, how often should a directive be updated? When and how does one have conversations with family members about these issues? How does faith impact the choices made? How does God fit in the conversation? Free and open to the public. St. Andrew Lutheran Church is located at
The next Cursillo 3-Day Weekend in
Q. What is the duty of all Christians?
A. The duty of all Christians is to follow Christ; to come together week by week for corporate worship; and to work, pray, and give for the spread of the
The purpose of the Cursillo \kú(ər)-̕sē-yō\ movement is to help Church members understand their callings to be Christian leaders. The 3-Day Weekend is a time to focus on what is fundamental for being a Christian, and to learn the Cursillo method. It is the springboard to living the Fourth Day— a lifetime of living out one's Baptismal Covenant. On the Weekend, a team of lay leaders and clergy presents a series of 15 talks on such topics as Grace, the Sacraments, and the foundations of the Cursillo method: piety, study, and action. It is a time of worship, fellowship, singing, laughter, and good food, with blocks of time for solitary meditation and prayer, confession, and spiritual direction.
Bring your composting materials to church:
cabbage, broccoli and asparagus are welcome. Please DO NOT ADD ANY MEAT, DAIRY OR COOKED FOOD to the bins. Questions, call Susan Covino Buell, 244-3124
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).