Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Events & News




AUGUST 10, 2010



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 Café & 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).