ST. ANDREW &
EVENTS & NEWS
April 28, 2011
Second Sunday of Easter, May 1
8:00 and 10:00 — Holy Eucharist
Celebrant: The Rev. Emily Blair Stribling
Usher: Fred Benson
First Lesson and Psalm: Elise Felton
Second Lesson: Ellen Gilmore
Prayers: Ann Benson
Chalice: Rita Redfield
Acolyte: Bob Stanwood (8:00);
Altar Guild: Edie Stanwood
Flowers: Susan Buell
Thursday, May 4
12:30 – Holy Eucharist, a service of healing and hope for all
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The church office is open Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30-2:30. If you have questions or need assistance at other times, please call Ted Fletcher (244-3115) or Ann Cox Halkett (288-5832).
COME HOME FOR SUPPER – Save the date! On Friday, June 3rd,
Island-wide Episcopalians are invited to the second “Come Home for Supper”—a time to share good food and friendship in small groups at the homes of parishioners from each church. Signup Sundays, May 8, 15 or 22. For more info, including details on hosting, please call Rita Redfield, 244-4025; Elaine Theriault, 244-946l; Ida Smallidge, 244-7266; Dick Salisbury, 664-0116; Dorothy Clunan, 244-5645; or Diane Phipps, 664-3204. We hope you’ll come again—or for the first time!!
MDI Musical Evenings – Friday, April 29 (7:00 - 9:00) hosted by Sydney Roberts Rockefeller. The musical theme is Spirituals, and Rebecca Edgecomb(who played for
Behold the Beauty of the Lord, a series of workshops exploring the relationship between faith, worship, and the visual arts, presented by First Baptist Church of Bar Harbor. The workshops will be, Saturday, April 30, and Saturday, May 14, both from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. The workshops are free and a light supper will be served. Reservations are requested. Registration cards are available in the BHCC church office or you may register online at www.fbcbarharbor.com. F.M.I. call 288-3563.
Stories for All Ages, presented by Hope Lewis and Jude Lamb at the Jesup Memorial Library, on Friday, April 30, from 2:00-3:00. Hope and Jude tell both original and tradition stories in a program designed for all ages. Their stories include “How and Why” stories, local tales and stories from other cultures. All are chosen to intrigue, entertain, and inspire. For additional information contact the library at 288-4245 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This program is free and open to the public.
Harbor House fundraiser:
Island Connections – Volunteer drivers are needed to deliver meals and groceries, to drive neighbors to healthcare appointments, and to shopping and community centers. As MDI's population ages Island Connections is getting more requests than ever. Often it’s just a short drive to a healthcare appointment or grocery store and back. Island Connections match neighbors' requests with drivers' availability and geographic preferences. Call Mary Parker at 288-4457 for more information.
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Keep in your prayers this week: Patti, Mark, Josh, Chelsea, Jim, Pete, and Marie.
Military Casualties (April 18-23)
Afghanistan: Sonny Moses, John Kihm, John Castro, Joshua McClimans, Sean Callahan, Dominic Ciaramitaro, Terry Varnadore II, James Justice, Benjamin Bitner.
Gracious God, we offer thanks for our parish, for your inspiration, and for the spirit of ministry which is our heritage. We acknowledge your call to continue serving each other and the people in our community through open hearts and open doors. Guide us all, especially our Capital Campaign and Design & Construction Committees and Vestry, as we seek funding and plan expansion of the facilities, including accessibility for all at St. John. Inspire us to share faithfully the love that you have revealed to us through the ministry and sacrifice of your son, Jesus Christ. Amen.