ST. ANDREW &
EVENTS & NEWS
May 5, 2011
Third Sunday of Easter, May 8
8:00 and 10:00 — Holy Eucharist
Psalm 116:1-3, 10-17; Acts 2:14a, 36-41; 1 Peter 1:17-23; Luke 24:13-35
Celebrant: The Rev. Emily Blair Stribling
Usher: Karen Craig
First Lesson and Psalm: Mary Vekasi
Second Lesson: Patsy Fogarty
Prayers: Nicole Carreno
Chalice: Floy Ervin
Acolyte: Rita Redfield (8:00); Spencer Ervin (10:00)
Altar Guild: Edie Stanwood
Flowers: Susan Buell
12:30 – Holy Eucharist, a service of healing and hope for all
9:00 Sunday Forums
May 8 – Parish Meeting
May 15 – Making Sense of the Nicene Creed, Floy Ervin and Dean Henry
Ay 22 – Faithful Action: the
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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!!
The Southwest Harbor Public Library will hold its annual Mother's Day Gift and Bake Sale on Saturday, May 7 at the Library. All types of gifts and goodies available. Proceeds benefit Summer Story Camp, the library's tuition-free summer literacy camp. Festivities include music with Ruth Grierson and free crafts with Mike Duffy. Call 244-7065 for more information.
Musical Evening on Friday, May 20, Songs of the Sea (including sea shanties by Skip Fraley). Hosts: Beth & Joe Renault. For more information, please contact Susan Buell, firstname.lastname@example.org or Stephen Sampson, Stephen.email@example.com
The American Red Cross is having a
Everybody Eats, a free hot, nutritious meal offered to anyone who comes every Monday from 3-6 pm in the Parish Hall of St. Dunstan’s in Ellsworth. This program relies entirely on donations and grants. If providing a meal for a family or individual in need is something you would like to support, please send a tax deductible donation to Everybody Eats, P. O Box 776, Ellsworth ME 04605.
The second annual Fiber Faire will be held in downtown
We invite you to attend an opening reception on Friday, May 20 at the Causeway Club Barn from 5-7PM. Our guest speaker is Judith Gossart who will talk about “Three Centuries of Rug Hooking”. Tickets will be available at the door for $10 per person. There will be light fare served compliments of local restaurants and wine will be available for purchase.
For more information on the Faire, please visit www.acadiafiberfaire.com.
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 27-May 2)
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.