ST. ANDREW & ST. JOHN
EVENTS & NEWS
SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
Holy Eucharist at 9:30 a.m.
8:00 and 10:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. John the Divine, Southwest Harbor
The Rev. Lawrence Estey, Celebrant
Psalm 79:1-9; Jeremiah 8:18-9:1; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; Luke 16:1-13
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The Rev. Jonathan Appleyard, rector of St. Saviour's Parish in Bar Harbor, will NOT be in the church office at St. John's this Thursday. He will resume his schedule on Thursdays from 1:00-4:00 on September 23 when at 2:00 he will continue to offer a Bible study based on the lectionary. Everyone is welcome.
The St. John Singers meet each Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome to join this group, which practices the hymns chosen to be sung on Sunday mornings and occasionally suggests alternative choices.
Farmer's Market – will be in St. John's parking lot from 9:00-1:00 each Friday until mid-October.
COME HOME FOR SUPPER! on Friday evening, October 8! A time to "reconnect" and enjoy great food and conversations. Invite friends and sign up at church on Sundays, September 12, 19, or 26. Or call/email Joan Bromage, Rita Redfield & Ken Cochrane, or Ida Smallidge before Monday, September 27th. If you would like to host, please let us know--new volunteers welcome--it's an easy way to entertain!
Hospice of Hancock County in Ellsworth is offering the following support groups:
· Widows & Widowers – Fridays-October 1-December 3 from 4-5:30 pm
· Parents Who Have Lost a Teen or Adult Children – Mondays-October 18-December 6 from 4-6 pm
· Adults Who Have Lost a Parent or Sibling – Thursdays-October 7-December 2 from 4-6 pm
· Survivors of Loved Ones Who Have Completed Suicide – Wednesdays October 6-November 17 from 11am to 1pm
Contact the office there at 337-2531 to register or for information. Programs are free and run by trained professionals.
Remember to bring your composting materials to church: St John's has 2 compost bins at the rear of the church yard. If you are not composting at home, we encourage you to bring compostable material from your kitchen to add to our compost bins. Just place your material in our bins. You need not mix, stir or add anything else. Material suitable for adding to the compost bins includes: banana peels, apple skins, coffee grounds, apple cores, and uncooked fruits and vegetables that are past their prime. The hard ends of lettuce, 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 closed until September 27th when it will be open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. If you have questions or need assistance, 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, Ron, and Scott.