Tuesday, August 17, 2010

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




AUGUST 10, 2010



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).