Tuesday, August 31, 2010

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

ST. ANDREW & ST. JOHN

EPISCOPAL CHURCH

EVENTS & NEWS

AUGUST 31, 2010

 

WORSHIP SCHEDULE

Wednesday mornings

Holy Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.

 

Pentecost 15, Sunday, September 5th

8:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. Andrew by the Lake, Seal Cove

10:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. John the Divine, Southwest Harbor

The Rev. Alice Downs, Celebrant

 

Scripture Lessons:

Psalm 139:1-5, 13-17; Jeremiah 18:1-11; Philemon 1-21; Luke 14:25-33

 

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The Rev. Jonathan Appleyard, rector of St. Saviour’s Parish in Bar Harbor, will be in the church office at St. John’s this Thursday from 1:00-4:00. At 2:00 he will offer a Bible study based on the lectionary. Everyone is welcome.

 

The St. John Singers will meet on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome to join this group which chooses and then practices the hymns sung on Sunday mornings.

 

Farmer’s Market – will be in St. John’s parking lot from 9:00-1:00 each Friday until mid-October.

 

Island Connections is in dire need of volunteer drivers. The demand for rides for medical appointments, errands, shopping for food, etc. has increased by 37% over the past year.  They are in need of help to keep up with the demand.  If you can help, even once a week, please call Island Connections at 288-4457. Gas cards are available if you are willing to make a trip off island.

 

Come enjoy “Flash in the Pans” on the Ellsworth Park waterfront for a concert benefiting Everybody Eats on Labor Day, Monday, September 6th at 7:30 pm. Everybody Eats is an outreach program providing a delicious, healthy, free meal for everyone who comes in the door at St. Dunstan’s Church 134 State Street in Ellsworth every Monday from 3-6 p.m.


MDI+ Episcopal Churches Events

Tuesday, September 14th, 10-12 noon, Cynthia Bourgeault will present a program introducing the main themes of her new book The Meaning of Mary Magdalene: Discovering the Woman at the Heart of Christianity. A book signing will follow the program which is at St. Francis-by-the-Sea in Blue Hill.

 

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 Bar Harbor Food Pantry.

 

Thank You: Joan, Margot, and Dianne would like to thank everyone that helped with the reception to honor Priscilla Trafton. Bob Stanwood, Patsy Fogarty, Edie Stanwood, Sue Newman, Barbara Campbell, Anne Wetzel, Karen Craig, Susan Buell, Alice Downs, Mary Vekasi, Ann Benson, Chloe Hatcher, Peggy Walls, Anne Welles, Cass Wright, Ida Smallidge, and especially Maxine Carroll and Pam Priest from Pemetic School. It was a wonderful gift to her family and friends. Thanks be to God.

 

This week the church office will be open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The office will be closed on Labor Day. If you have questions or need assistance at other times, please call Ted Fletcher (244-3115) or Ann Cox Halkett (288-5832).

 

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Keep in your prayers this week: Ray, Bob, Norm, Phillip, Paul, Cindy, Ginny, Judy, Molly, Caleb, Vonnie, Beth, Betsy, Charles, Marjorie, Elizabeth, Ian, Susan, Patti, and Ron.

 

For the last several years, at St Andrew and St John, we have read the names of those who have died during the previous week. US Service personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, as reported by the Department of Defense, from July 30-August 22:

In Iraq - Faith R Hinkley (23), Brandon E. Maggart (24), Christopher Wright (no age reported), Jamal M Rhett (24); In Afghanistan - Jared N. Van Aalst (34), Max W. Donahue (23), Kevin M. Cornelius (20), Vincent E. Gammone III (19), John  E. Andrade (19), Andrew C. Nicol (23), Bradley D. Rappuhn (24), Paul O. Cuzzupe (23), Rob Burnham (23), Kristopher D. Greer (25), Jose L. Saenz  III (30), Christopher N. Karch (23), Michael A. Bock (26), Charles M High IV (21), Benjamin G. Chisholm (24), Derek Farley (24), Edgar N. Roberts (39), Kevin E. Oratowski (23), Christopher J. Boyd (22), Collin Thomas (33), Martin A. Lugo (24), Christopher S. Wright (23), Cody S. Childers (19), Nathaniel J. A. Schultz (19), Jason D. Calo (23), Jason A. Millet Metetiche (20)

 

Cursillo Weekend: As many of you know, during the weekend of September 9 through 12, the 37th ME Ep Cursillo Weekend -- "Make me an instrument of your peace" -- will be held at Sky-Hy Conference Center in Topsham.  One of the ways we all can support Christ's work in this world is by sending prayers and greetings to the members of this group to encourage them on their Christian walk. Mail them to the address below.  Please keep us in your daily prayers. 

Sky-Hy Conference-Renewal Center
32 Sky-Hy Drive
Topsham, ME   04086-5772

Somewhere on the envelope please write for "Episcopal Cursillo"

 

Attending Cursillo #37 will be the following: 

Dick Salisbury, Chuck Bradshaw+, Mike Bullard, Beth Bradshaw, Steve Johnson, Norman Dodge, and Jon Turner of Church of Our Father, Hull's Cove; Su Locsin and Dawn Cates of St Barnabas' Church, Augusta; The Rev. Alicia Kellogg, Melissa Mercier, and Diana Doiron of St Matthew's Church, Hallowell; The Rev. Bob Landry and Ben Barr of St Andrew's Church, Millinocket; Deb Lipton-Morin and Ray Morin of St Giles' Church, Jefferson;  

Karen Milliman, Hugh Awalt, and Marjie Awalt of Christ Church, Gardiner; Tom Nugent of St Paul's Church, Brunswick; Carol Parks, Tony Bessey, and Sandy Makofsky of St Ann's Church, Windham; Jeni Lewis of St Andrew's Church, Readfield; Peggy Gatchell of St Michael's Church, Auburn; John Foster of St John's Church, Bangor; and Deborah Ripley of St Peter's Church, Bridgton. 

All Cursillistas are also invited to the closing eucharist and launching of all candidates into their forrth day on Sunday, September 12, and you are asked "to be quietly present at 3pm in the Main Hall."

 

Monday, August 23, 2010

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

ST. ANDREW & ST. JOHN

EPISCOPAL CHURCH

EVENTS & NEWS

AUGUST 23, 2010

 

WORSHIP SCHEDULE

Wednesday mornings

Holy Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.

 

Pentecost 13, Sunday, August 29th

8:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. Andrew by the Lake, Seal Cove

10:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. John the Divine, Southwest Harbor

The Rev. Emily Blair Stribling, Celebrant

 

Scripture Lessons:

Psalm 81:1, 10-16; Jeremiah 2:4-13; Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16; Luke 14:1, 7-14

 

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The Rev. Jonathan Appleyard, rector of St. Saviour’s Parish in Bar Harbor, will be in the church office at St. John’s this Thursday from 1:00-4:00. At 2:00 he will offer a Bible study based on the lectionary. Everyone is welcome.

 

The St. John Singers will meet on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome to join this group which chooses and then practices the hymns sung on Sunday mornings.

 

Farmer’s Market – will be in St. John’s parking lot from 9:00-1:00 each Friday until mid-October.

 

Island Connections is in dire need of volunteer drivers. The demand for rides for medical appointments, errands, shopping for food, etc. has increased by 37% over the past year.  They are in need of help to keep up with the demand.  If you can help, even once a week, please call Island Connections at 288-4457. Gas cards are available if you are willing to make a trip off island.

 


MDI Episcopal Churches Events

The final Summer Music Concert at St. Savior’s will be this Friday, August 27th, from 12:15-1:00 pm. given by Julia Morris-Myers, Organist and Choirmaster at St. Saviour’s.

The concert will be followed by refreshments and tours of the historic building.  Admission is by donation.

 

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 Bar Harbor Food Pantry.

 

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

 

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Keep in your prayers this week: Wanda and Bill, Ron, Patti, Susan, Marjorie, Elizabeth, Ian, Betsy, Charles, June, Beth, Vonnie, Jeanne, Caleb, Molly, Ginny, Judy, Phillip, Paul, Cindy, Norm, Ray, and Bob.

 

Text Box: A memorial service for Priscilla Mitchell Trafton, who died August 17th, is Saturday, August 28th at 10:00 a.m. at St. John’s.
Reception will follow in the Pemetic School cafeteria. Extra parking is available behind the school off of Maple Lane.

 

 

 

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

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

ST. ANDREW & ST. JOHN

EPISCOPAL CHURCH

EVENTS & NEWS

AUGUST 10, 2010

 

WORSHIP SCHEDULE

Wednesday mornings

Holy Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.

 

Pentecost 13, Sunday, August 22nd

8:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. Andrew by the Lake, Seal Cove

10:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. John the Divine, Southwest Harbor

The Rev. Dean Henry, Celebrant

 

Scripture Lessons:

Psalm 71:1-6; Jeremiah 1:4-10; Hebrews 12:18-29; Luke 13:10-17

 

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The Rev. Jonathan Appleyard, rector of St. Saviour’s Parish in Bar Harbor, will NOT be at St. John’s this Thursday. He is on vacation but will be back next week on Thursday, August 26th when he will continue his Bible study (at 2:00) based on the lectionary. Everyone is welcome.

 

The Vestry will meet on Thursday, August 19th at 6:30 p.m.

 

Farmer’s Market – will be in St. John’s parking lot from 9:00-1:00 each Friday until mid-October.

 

We give thanks for the life of June Cawley who died August 14th. A memorial service will be held at St. John’s on Saturday, August 21st, at 3:00 p.m. Please keep Bob and the rest of the family members in your prayers.

 

We also give thanks for the life of Priscilla Trafton, who died today. When we have information about her service, we will send it to you.

 

Island Connections is in dire need of volunteer drivers. The demand for rides for medical appointments, errands, shopping for food, etc. has increased by 37% over the past year.  They are in need of help to keep up with the demand.  If you can help, even once a week, please call Island Connections at 288-4457. Gas cards are available if you are willing to make a trip off island.

 

Summer Music Series - Fridays at St. Savior’s from 12:15-1:00 pm. These concerts are made possible by the St. Saviour’s Friends of Music and will be followed by refreshments and tours of the historic building.  Admission is by donation.

The next two notable artists are:

August 20:  Ann Sears (piano), Professor of Music at Wheaton College, with Marcella Calabi, soprano, and William Myers, ‘cello.  This recital will be a celebration of 19th century German romanticism.

August 27:  Julia Morris-Myers, Organist and Choirmaster, St. Saviour’s.

 

Keep in your prayers this week: Priscilla, June, Wanda and Bill, Ron, Patti, Susan, Marjorie, Elizabeth, Ian, Betsy, Charles, June, Beth, Vonnie, Jeanne, Caleb, Molly, Ginny, Judy, Tina and Bill, Phillip, Paul, Cindy, Norm (Dodge), Ray, and Bob.

 

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.

 

This week the church office will be open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; [next week:  Monday and Thursday.] If you have questions or need assistance at other times, please call Ted Fletcher (244-3115) or Ann Cox Halkett (288-5832).

 

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Events & News

ST. ANDREW & ST. JOHN

EPISCOPAL CHURCH

EVENTS & NEWS

AUGUST 10, 2010

 

WORSHIP SCHEDULE

Wednesday mornings

Holy Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.

 

Pentecost 12, Sunday, August 15th

8:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. Andrew by the Lake, Seal Cove

10:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. John the Divine, Southwest Harbor

The Rev. Michael Wheeler and The Rev. Vesta Kowalski

 

Scripture Lessons:

Psalm 80:1-2, 8-18; Isaiah 5:1-7; Hebrews 11:29-12:2; Luke 12:49-56

 

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The Rev. Jonathan Appleyard, rector of St. Saviour’s Parish in Bar Harbor, will be at St. John’s in Southwest Harbor weekly, on Thursdays from 1 – 4 pm. His plan is to be available in the office for administration. At 2 pm he invites anyone who is interested to join in a lectionary based Bible study. You will read, listen and reflect on the readings that will be used at Sunday worship ten days from the day we meet.

 

Kid’s Day at the Seal Cove Auto Museum, Wednesday, August 11th, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Kids to age 12 and under are FREE. Sing Happy 100th Birthday to the Museum's 1910 Stoddard Dayton, enjoy Cake, car rides in a 1927 Model T Ford, croquet on the lawn and Model T toy races. All kids get a Museum grab bag with stickers and prizes. Dress Up in period clothing with photo taking. See the Director's collection of 1/18 scale model cars. Popcorn free all day from our popcorn wagon. Watch silent movies throughout the day.

 

Farmer’s Market – will be in St. John’s parking lot from 9:00-1:00 each Friday until mid-October.

 

Love Letters, a play by A.R. Gurney, will be performed by Chloe Hatcher and Phil Fox on Wednesday, August 11th at 7:30 p.m. at St. John’s. Tickets ($15 each) are available at the door. Proceeds will benefit the church’s Capital Campaign.

 

Island Connections is in dire need of volunteer drivers. The demand for rides for medical appointments, errands, shopping for food, etc. has increased by 37% over the past year.  They are in need of help to keep up with the demand.  If you can help, even once a week, please call Island Connections at 288-4457. Gas cards are available if you are willing to make a trip off island.

 

Summer Music Series - Fridays at St. Savior’s from 12:15-1:00 pm. These concerts are made possible by the St. Saviour’s Friends of Music and will be followed by refreshments and tours of the historic building.  Admission is by donation.

The line-up of notable artists is:

August 13: Ray Cornils, Portland Municipal Organist and Director of Music, First Parish Church, Brunswick. In recognition of Friday the 13th Mr. Cornils will be performing Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor.

August 20:  Ann Sears (piano), Professor of Music at Wheaton College, with Marcella Calabi, soprano, and William Myers, ‘cello.  This recital will be a celebration of 19th century German romanticism.

August 27:  Julia Morris-Myers, Organist and Choirmaster, St. Saviour’s.

 

All Day Lobster Bake Fundraiser - Friday, August 13 - Noon – 6 p.m. Malvern Belmont Estates, Bar Harbor. The Healthy Life CafĂ© & Meals on Wheels program is happy to announce another lobster eating event.  Full lobster dinners include 1¼ lobster, corn, potato and blueberry cake all for $12.00.  Single lobsters are available at $6.50/live or $7.50 cooked.  Eat in or take out.  Seating will be available inside and outside. For a reservation or more information please call Kelly Corson, 288-4770, x. 122 or email: Kelly.corson@emdiha.org

Picnic Table Raffle. Child size hand painted picnic table by Linda Rowell-Kelley. Tickets on Sale Now: $5.00/each.  Drawing Friday, September 3rd. Table is on display at the following locations: Jessup Memorial Library (July 19-28); Machias Savings Bank (July 29–August 11); Malvern Belmont Estates (August 12–16); Bar Harbor Chamber–Trenton (August 17–26); The 1st in Southwest Harbor (August 27–Sept. 3). Tickets on sale at Hatched on MDI in Southwest Harbor, Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce in Trenton, & Malvern Belmont Estates in Bar Harbor.  For tickets and/or more information please call Allie: 288-4770, ext. 121.

 

Divine Luncheon Thank you - Mary Mitchell, Jean Rohrer, and Dianne Mc Mullan would like to thank everyone for making the Second Annual Divine Luncheon on the Lawn a fun and successful event. Over $1300 was raised to support the efforts of the Westside Food Pantry. Special thanks to author Katie B. Moose for her book signing and tasting. A Big Thank You go to all those tentmakers, flower girls, bakers (see the note from the New York Yankees on bulletin board), sauce makers, workers, eaters, and generous cash donators:  Joan Bromage, Ted Bromage and his fantastic Men’s Breakfast Group, Peggy Walls, Neela Zinsser, Ted and William Fletcher, Anna Welles, Ida Smallidge, Edie Stanwood, Bob Stanwood, Mary Vekasi, Margot Haertel, Dean Henry, Alice Downs, Betsy Hewlett, Graham and Elizabeth Glass, Karen Craig, Jan Young, Gen Mackenzie, Sarah Flynn, Patsy Fogarty, Marilyn Mays, Bob and  Elaine Theriault, Judy Obbard, Eleanor Watts, Nicole and Grace Carreno, Michele Daley, Dottie Ritsko, Chloe Hatcher, Jayne Ashwood, Kay Evans, Rod Lucas, Cuff Train, Anne Wells, Carol Harkins-Damon, Susan Buell, Nat Stillman, Arax and Charlie Mitchell, Jack Kelly- Willis, and Barbara, Mark and Ian Campbell. The proceeds will be important this fall and winter for the work of the Food Pantry...God’s love made visible in our community.

 

The church office is open Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. If you have questions or need assistance at other times, please call Ted Fletcher (244-3115) or Ann Cox Halkett (288-5832).

 

 

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Events & News - August 3, 2010

ST. ANDREW & ST. JOHN

EPISCOPAL CHURCH

EVENTS & NEWS

AUGUST 3, 2010

 

WORSHIP SCHEDULE

Wednesday mornings

Holy Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.

 

Friday, August 6th

Service for Feast of the Transfiguration

Beech Cliff

Meet at St. John's before 9:00 a.m. (carpooling)

or be at Beech Mountain parking lot by 9:15 a.m.

We will hike up to Beech Cliff,

where we will gather at an open place overlooking Echo Lake.

 

Pentecost 11, Sunday, August 8th

8:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. Andrew by the Lake, Seal Cove

10:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. John the Divine, Southwest Harbor

The Rev. Michael Wheeler and The Rev. Jeffrey Lewis

 

Scripture Lessons:

Psalm 50:1-8, 23-24; Genesis 15:1-6; Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16; Luke 12:32-40

 

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Farmer's Market – will be in St. John's parking lot from 9:00-1:00 each Friday until mid-October.

 

Love Letters, a play by A.R. Gurney, will be performed by Chloe Hatcher and Phil Fox on Sunday, August 8th and Wednesday, August 11th at 7:30 p.m. at St. John's. Tickets ($15 each) are available at the church office, the Lilac Lily or at the door. Proceeds will benefit the church's Capital Campaign.

 

The Bayside Stompers will play their annual Dixieland Jazz Church Service on Saturday, August 7th at 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, August 8th at 10:30 a.m. at the Somesville Union Meeting House.

 

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.

 

Island Connections is in dire need of volunteer drivers. The demand for rides for medical appointments, errands, shopping for food, etc. has increased by 37% over the past year.  They are in need of help to keep up with the demand.  If you can help, even once a week, please call Island Connections at 288-4457. Gas cards are available if you are willing to make a trip off island.

 

Summer Organ Series - Fridays at St. Savior's from 12:15-1:00 pm. These concerts are made possible by the St. Saviour's Friends of Music and will be followed by refreshments and tours of the historic building.  Admission is by donation.

The line-up of notable artists is:

August 6:  Kevin Birch, Director of Music, St. John's Catholic Church, Bangor.

August 13: Ray Cornils, Portland Municipal Organist and Director of Music, First Parish Church, Brunswick. In recognition of Friday the 13th Mr. Cornils will be performing Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D Minor.

August 20:  Ann Sears (piano), Professor of Music at Wheaton College, with Marcella Calabi, soprano, and William Myers, 'cello.  This recital will be a celebration of 19th century German romanticism.

August 27:  Julia Morris-Myers, Organist and Choirmaster, St. Saviour's.

 

The 9th Annual Carol Dyer Memorial Luminaria Evening will be held on Saturday, August 7 from 7 – 10 pm on the Bar Harbor Village Green. The evening, which benefits the American Cancer Society, is a celebration of those whose lives have been touched by cancer. The event begins with the lining of the walkways of the Village Green with luminary candles honoring and memorializing loved ones who have had cancer. Music is provided throughout the evening by local musicians Chuck Donnelly and Emma Walsh.  The names of all those  represented by luminaries are read throughout the evening. Volunteers are welcome to help. FMI Contact Gail Leiser 288-9083 or gail.leiser@gmail.com. Donation forms are on the table in the Narthex.

 

US Deaths in Iraq (as reported by the Department of Defense) from July 14-29, 2010: Michael L. Runyan, age 24; in Afghanistan: Christopher T. Stout, 34; John H. Jarrell, 32; Lestor M. Winters, 30; Dave M. Santos, 21; Justus S. Bartelt, 27; Jesse R. Tilton, 23; David Thomas Crookes, 26; Matthew W. Weikert, 29; Justin B. Allen, 23; Anibal Santiago, 37; Christopher L. Eastman, 28; Joe L. Wrightsman, 23; Paul L. Miller, 22; Brian F. Piercy, 27; Julio Vargas, 23; Mario D. Carazo, 41; James M. Weis, 27; James J. Oquin, 20; Justin McNeley, 30; Jared Newlove, 25; Andrew Hand, 25; Joseph A. Bauer, 27; Daniel Lim, 23; Conrad A. Mora, 24; Frederik E. Vazquez, 20; Abram L. Howard; Shane R. Martin, 23; Kyle R. Warren, 28; Jason E. Holbrook, 28.

 

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