ST. ANDREW &
EVENTS & NEWS
June 30, 2011
Pentecost 3, July 3
8:00 – Holy Eucharist at St. Andrew by-the-Lake
10:00 — Holy Eucharist at
Psalm 145:8-14; Zechariah 9:9-12; Romans 7:21-8:6; Matthew 11:25-30
Celebrant: The Rev. Emily Blair Stribling
Usher: Sandy Watts
First Lesson and Psalm: Ann Cox Halkett
Second Lesson: Chloe Hatcher
Prayers: Elise Felton
Chalice: Neela Zinsser
Acolyte: Bob Stanwood (8:00); Spencer Ervin (10:00)
Altar Guild: Mary Vekasi
Flowers: Scott Martin
12:30 – Holy Eucharist, a service of healing and hope for all
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The church office will be open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (closed on July 4th). If you have questions or need assistance at other times, please call Ted Fletcher (244-3115) or Ann Cox Halkett (288-5832).
Thanks to Edie Stanwood for planting flowers in the barrels in front of the parking lot at
The Northeast Guild for Spiritual formation presents:
Divine Wisdom in the Biblical Mystical Traditions with Rabbi Rami Shapiro, Friday, July 22nd, 9:00 am-3:00 pm, at St. Andrew by-the
Benefit Suppers at St. Andrew Lutheran Church,
Dine-Around Day – all day on Friday, July 29: A fund raising event for Island Connections, one of MDI's most necessary, volunteer driven, non-profit organizations which endeavors to improve quality of life for senior citizens and people with disabilities. MDI residents and visitors are encouraged to demonstrate their financial support for Island Connections by dining at participating restaurants on Dine-Around Day. How does it work? Restaurant owners participate by contributing a portion of their Dine-Around Day receipts to Island Connections. Some give a percentage of their receipts while others donate a flat amount. Newspaper ads and posters will include a list of all participating restaurants.
Andrew Harvey, founder of The Institute for Social Activism, internationally known author, scholar, and spiritual teacher will present two evening programs on MDI:
Wednesday July 20, 6:00 p.m. at Cove End cottage, 30 Neighborhood Road,
Thursday July 21, 8:00 p.m., St. Saviour's Church, Andrew will speak on "Sacred Activism." Suggested donation is $15.
Andrew's books include: Son of Man: The Mystical Path To Christ; The Way of Passion: A Celebration of Rumi; The Hope: A Guide To Sacred Activism; and The Return of the Mother. He also co-authored The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying.
The American Red Cross Blood Services is having a blood drive on Thursday, July 7th from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the
Thursday, July 7 ~ Open rehearsal with the Arthur Russell Strings Camp (1:30-2:30) at
Tuesday, July 19 ~ Amos Lawrence (son of Susannah Jones) and Stephen Sampson will perform a violin and piano concert at St John’s at 7:00 p.m. as a benefit for the Westside Food Pantry. Suggested donation: $15.00.
Quiet Day at the Alcyon Center will be observed Friday, July 1st, with a slight variation on our accustomed setting. We will begin in the main house at 9:00 AM with a reading and a silent sit for 20 minutes followed by 3 hours of silence. At noon we will enjoy a lunch of soup and bread in the gazebo (rain or shine) down by the cove. Beginning at 1:00 PM, those who wish to stay or for those just arriving, we will begin with a 20 minute sit at the gazebo followed by 3 hours of silence. A Contemplative Worship Service will be held in the gazebo or on the lawn at the cove at 5:00 PM.
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Keep in your prayers this week:
Mark, Alice, Patsy, Chris, and Pat
Military Casualties (June 22-28)
Afghanistan: Gurpreet Singh, Levi Nuncio, Nicholas Hensley, Nigel Kelly, Dimitri Del Castillo, Marlon Myrie, Kevin Hilaman, Daniel Douville, Ralph Pate Jr., Michael Nolen, Donald Stacy, John Farias, Mark Goyet
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.
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