EVENTS & NEWS
SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
Sunday, September 9, 2012
8:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist at St. Andrew by the
10:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist at
Psalm 125; Proverbs 22:1-2, 8-9, 22-23; James 2:1-10, 14-17; Mark 7:24-37
Immortal, Invisible God; Lord whose love;
For a thousand tongues to sing; Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
Celebrant: The Rev. Lynn Orville
Usher: Marilyn Mays
First Lesson/Psalm: Elise Felton
Second Lesson: Ken Cochrane
Prayers: Ann Cox Halkett
Chalice: Rita Redfield
Acolyte: Bob Stanwood (8:00); Rita Redfield (10:00)
Altar Guild: Margot Haertel (8:00); Dean Henry (10:00)
Flowers: Betsy Hewlett
12:30 – Holy Eucharist
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Monday – Tuesday – Thursday
8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Fr. Timothy Fleck will be at
and at St. Saviour’s (288-4215) on Mondays and Wednesdays
He can be reached at 812-8362 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sr. Warden, Ted Fletcher (244-3115); Jr. Warden, Mary Mitchell (244-9951)
On September 16th, there will be an 8:00 service at St. Andrew’s and a 10:00 Morning Prayer at St. John’s led by Floy and Spencer Ervin.
Auditions are this Sunday, September 9th, at 1 pm for George Swanson’s folk opera. A list of the singers is on the opera web site: http://naturalcausestheopera.org/auditions/ and on the facebook page --http://www.facebook.com/events/103925909760692/ . The chorus of 30 doesn't have to memorize their lines; they sing from scores like the choir. Come help raise thousand$ for food and fuel donations on MDI. Information: George Swanson at 415-464-7744 and email@example.com.
St. Mary and St. Jude:
Stewardship Workshop: Lisa Meeder Turnbull will be at St. Mary’s Chapel, Parish Hall, 9 am to noon,
Holy Eucharist and Breakfast, Wednesdays at 7:00 a.m.; Healing Service on the fourth Wednesday.
All Area Episcopal Churches are invited to join together at
Serendipity is looking for more clothing donations! We are accepting nearly new or slightly worn men's, children's and women's clothing of all sizes. We also are happy to take shoes, purses, bags, hats, scarves and any jewelry (costume or otherwise). Please make donations during open hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 12-4, Thursday & Friday 12-7, Saturday 10-4, or call 288-2000.
Sunday, September 9 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. The Bar Harbor Food Pantry (BHFP) will collaborate with Beech Hill Farm and Sassafras Catering to bring together many local farmers and chefs to create a casual farm-style sunset cocktail party. This will be an opportunity to learn more about the efforts of the BHFP and Beech Hill Farm to address the hunger issue here on MDI and learn more about what you can do to help. Limited tickets are available for $45. Please contact Kate Sebelin at firstname.lastname@example.org for information. Funds generated from this event will go to support Beech Hill Farm’s Share the Harvest program and support other events scheduled throughout the month.
The MDI Hospital Auxiliary will hold their annual June Bake Sale on Monday, September 24 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in front of The First on
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Keep in your prayers this week: Chuck and Beth Bradshaw, Brenda Merritt, Bob Jackson, Julie Russell, Jenny, Wanda Talmidge, Richard Shepherd, Drayton Grant, Betty Whittlesey, and Joel Sipes. Pray for the safe return of Adam Holt and Susan Falt, who are among our armed forces serving overseas, and their families.
Military Casualties (September 1-3)
Gracious God, we offer thanks for our parish, for your inspiration, and for the many generous open hearts whose donations will bring accessibility to all at
. Guide us all as the planned expansion of the facilities comes to reality. We thank you for the various trades and skills of those who work on the addition. Protect and guide them as they labor, that they may take pride in their accomplishments. Inspire us to share faithfully the love that you have revealed to us through the ministry and sacrifice of your son, Jesus Christ. Amen. St. John’s
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101 REASONS TO BE EPISCOPALIAN
Another reason to be Episcopalian is that the altar is not fenced. In my days as a Presbyterian “seeker” I frequently attended both Roman Catholic and Episcopal liturgies: at the former I was explicitly refused communion; at the latter I was welcome to receive. As Woody Allen didn’t quite say, I wouldn’t want to belong to a club that wouldn’t take me as a non-member.
Deborah Smith Douglas, Diocese of The