ST. ANDREW &
EVENTS & NEWS
NOVEMBER 8, 2012
Sunday, November 11, 2012
8:00 and 10:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist at
Ye watchers and ye holy ones;
For the bread which you have broken; Give thanks for life
Psalm 34:1-8; Job 42:1-6, 10-17; Hebrews 7:23-28; Mark 10:46-52
Celebrant: The Rev. Vesta Kowalski
Usher: Ann Benson
First Lesson/Psalm: Ken Cochrane
Second Lesson: Ann Cox Halkett
Prayers: Susan Buell
Chalice: Rita Redfield
Acolyte: Chloe Hatcher (8:00); Rita Redfield
Altar Guild: Edie Stanwood
Flowers: Floy Ervin
12:30 – Holy Eucharist
Sunday 9:00 a.m. Forums:
November 11: The Gospel of Mark and the Odyssey (Floy Ervin and Ted Fletcher)
November 18: Take This Bread, 2nd session (Tim Fleck)
(books are available in the meeting room for $15)
November 25: TBA
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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 email@example.com
Sr. Warden, Ted Fletcher (244-3115); Jr. Warden, Mary Mitchell (244-9951)
Christmas Fair: Saturday, December 8, 8:00 to 2:00. If you would like a wreath, there is a sign up sheet at the back of the sanctuary. If you would like to help, call Mary Mitchell (244-9951). There will be a luncheon; and baked goods, wreaths and other craft items for sale.
Taizé service at 7:00 pm on Friday, November 16. The Taizé style of chant reflects both the simplicity of life of the abbey, and our community’s commitment to an all-embracing, ecumenical approach to ritual and prayer.
St. Mary and St. Jude:
Contemplative Evening Prayer, Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Chapel.
Holy Eucharist and Breakfast, Wednesdays at 7:00 a.m.; Healing Service on the fourth Wednesday.
Christmas Fair: December 1 & 2.
Christmas Fair: Saturday, November 17 - 9 am to 1pm - in the Parish Hall of St. Dunstan’s Church –
All MDI Episcopal Churches
Request for Christmas Cards
In 2010 the four Episcopal parishes on the island collected approximately 2,000 Christmas cards for prisoners incarcerated at Jessup Prison in
Once again, the Bar Harbor Congregational Church will supply Thanksgiving Dinner Baskets to be distributed through the Bar Harbor Food Pantry and Westside Food Pantry. Help is needed to pick-up the baskets in Bar Harbor and deliver them to the Southwest Harbor Fire Station on Monday, November 19th late afternoon, and help in distributing the baskets to our clients on Tuesday, November 20th from 10 AM to 12 Noon. Please contact Dean Henry with offers of help at 664-8615, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
Fall Frock Swap by
Thursday, November 8, 5:00 – 8:00 pm, at the
Episcopal Relief & Development:
The devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, the far-reaching storm responsible for unprecedented flooding, power outages, fires and loss of life, continues to overwhelm eastern regions of the
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Keep in your prayers this week: Ruth Cary, Jonathan Appleyard, Tina Baker, Christina Baker Kline, Malala Yousufzai, Shazia and Kainaat, Brenda Merritt, Bob Jackson, Julie Russell, Drayton Grant, Emmet and Betty Whittlesey, and Joel Sipes. Pray for the safe return of Shawn Reed, Adam Holt and Susan Falt, who are among our armed forces serving overseas, and their families.
Military Casualties (November 1-5)
Prayer for those in the Armed Forces of our country
Almighty God, we commend to your gracious care and keeping all the men and women of our armed forces at home and abroad. Defend them day by day with your heavenly grace; strengthen them in their trials and temptations; give them courage to face the perils that beset them; and grant them a sense of your abiding presence wherever they may be—through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
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
My favorite reason for being an Episcopalian is the coherence of scripture, tradition and reason/experience as basic tenets of our belief. I appreciate our melding of church and world, sacred and secular, soul and body, sophistication and simplicity, literary and non-verbal, seriousness and nonchalance, holiness and ordinariness, indeed, our being deeply rooted in the Incarnation.
The Rev. Malcolm Boyd, Diocese of
The kitchen is almost finished. Call Dianne (244-4582) if you can help clean cupboards
and help put the dishes, etc. into the cabinets next Monday, Tuesday and/or Wednesday.