Monday, August 23, 2010

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




AUGUST 23, 2010



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.