Thursday, April 7, 2011

St. Andrew & St. John Weekly News and Events

Greetings All,

Michele is away and I am sorry to say I am having a terrible time trying to send this week's News and Events.  My apologies.  Here is an abbreviated version of the weekly news, with the full version attached as a word document.  Gmail is refusing to send the message in its usual form this week.



Lent 4, Sunday, April 10, 2011

8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist at St. John's


Psalm 130; Ezekiel 37:1-14; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45


Celebrant: The Rev. Emily Blair Stribling

Usher: Nicole Carreno

First Lesson & Psalm: Spencer Ervin

Second Lesson: Ken Cochrane

Prayers:  Patsy Fogarty

Chalice: Chloe Hatcher

Acolyte: Ted Fletcher (8:00); Margaret Fletcher (10:00)

Altar Guild: Joan Bromage


Thursdays at 12:30 p.m. – A service that offers healing and hope to all.


Palm Sunday, April 17

10:00 — Joint Service at St. Saviour's

Three people are needed to pass out palms.

Please call St. Saviour's (288-4215) if you would like to do this.

All are welcome to participate in making palm crosses for the Palm Sunday service.
Meet in St. Saviour's Parish Hall on Saturday, April 16th at 9 a.m. Coffee and light refreshments available. Contact Sue Blaisdell, 288-4092, if you will be joining us.

Maundy Thursday, April 21

5:30 p.m. — Joint Service at St. Mary's

Please sign up on the sheet provided in the Undercroft.

Count is needed since they are making bread and soup.

Good Friday, April 22

12:00 noon — Joint Service at St. John's

Easter Vigil, April 23

7:30 p.m. — Joint Service at Church of Our Father

Easter Sunday, April 24

8:00 and 10:00 — Celebration at St. John's

The Rev. Emily Blair Stribling


Sunday Forums at 9:00 a.m.

The public is invited.

April 10: Religious Themes in Country Music, Fred Benson, Jim Vekasi, et. al.


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The church office will be closed until April 14. If you have questions or need assistance, please call Ted Fletcher (244-3115) or Ann Cox Halkett (288-5832).


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Godspell,  the lively Broadway musical based on the Gospel of St. Matthew, will be performed at the MDI High School Theater this weekend and feature Ezra Halkett and Rob Benson.  Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings (April 8 & 9) at 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday afternoons (April 9 & 10) at 2 p.m.

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Pysanky: (Ukrainian Easter eggs, decorated using a wax-resist method.) Ellen  Gilmore will conduct a workshop on Saturday, April 9, from 9:30-12:00. Please call Ellen at 244-7338 if you are interested. The cost will be $15, with all proceeds going to the church.

Please see the attached document for more information.