EVENTS & NEWS
MAY 23, 2013
Sunday, May 19, 2013 – 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist at
Holy, holy, holy; God is Love;
Let all mortal flesh keep silence; St. Patrick’s Breastplate
Canticle 13; Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31; Romans 5:1-5; John 16:12-15
Celebrant: The Rev. Deborah Little Wyman
Usher: Sandy Watts
First Lesson/Psalm: Ellen Gilmore
Second Lesson: Chloe Hatcher
Prayers: Margot Haertel
Chalice: Floy Ervin
Acolyte: Spencer Ervin
Altar Guild: Dean Henry
Vestry Member in charge: Susan Buell
Coffee Hour: Edie Stanwood
Thursdays at 12:30 p.m.
May 30 – Holy Communion
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8:30-2:30, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays
Fr. Timothy Fleck will be at
and at St. Saviour’s (288-4215) on Mondays and Wednesdays
He can be reached at 812-8362 (cell) or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sr. Warden, Bunny
Big thank you's to all for a wonderful evening of Beans and neighbors Saturday, May 5th. Excuse me if I omit, but so many did so much to make the fundraiser a success. Thanks to Dean and Alice, Elaine and Bob, Wanda, Edie, Jean, Mary, Karen, Marilyn, Carol, Margot, Pamela, Sarah, Vesta, Rita, Diane K., Patsy, Peggy, Susan, Bob S., Sue, Anne W., Barbara and Chloe. We fed over 100 people and cleared over $1,000 for the Food Pantry, both records for us. Thanks be to God! Dianne.
A Simply Divine Day—Saturday, June 8th
From 11-12: we will have a talk and cooking demonstration by Katie Barney Moose. Mrs. Moose is the co-author of The Best of Newport; author of Annapolis: The Guidebook, Eastern Shore of Maryland: The Guidebook, God’s Bounty, Chesapeake’s Bounty, Chesapeake’s Bounty II, New England’s Bounty, Nantucket’s Bounty; Maryland’s Western Shore: The Guidebook and several publications on the fiber optic telecommunications business, and is a consultant on international business and protocol. Her hobbies include gourmet cooking, fine wines, history, sailing, genealogy, gardening, theology, and travel. Mrs. Moose frequently speaks about food in a historical context and demonstrates recipes before garden clubs, historical and maritime societies and the DAR up and down the Eastern Seaboard. Her presentation is on The History of Herbs in
From 12-1pm: The Divine Luncheon, based on recipes from her cookbooks, will be served.
Lecture/lunch donation is $12.50/person and will benefit the St John Martha’s Guild to fund Community Outreach. We ask that you please RSVP to
The Arthur Russell Strings group has planned a fundraiser recital for the Westside food pantry on Sunday, June 9th at 4:00. The performers are youth string players. Over the years, they have used St. John as a practice and performance space. The ensemble, directed by violinist Samuel Glazman,will be playing a selection of works including Vivaldi: "Summer" from The Four Seasons. This is a performance to benefit Westside Food Pantry and donations will be accepted at the door. For more information, call Betsy Hewlett, 244-9775.
Coffee Hour–HELP! Have you always wanted to help with a coffee hour and have been too afraid of the new kitchen to say yes? The Martha's are ready to assist you with all of your questions and will be there to help if necessary. You don't need to bake or shop. There are usually cookies in the freezer or cupboard and all other supplies are provided. Coffee Hours are an important part of our Sunday worship and a special time to welcome visitors. Please contact Chloe Hatcher (669-2801) or Dianne McMullan (244-4582) or sign up in the Undercroft.
Yard Sale: June 14-15, at the Trafton Garage,
Summer Worker Service—Sunday May 26, 7:00 PM. Many of the folks who come to MDI for the summer work on Sunday mornings, and many come from
Yard Sale: May 24 and 25 (rain date Memorial Day, May 27).
The Men’s Group activity will be Tuesday, May 28 at 6 pm. Come for a tasty meal and hear Bob Chaplin tell about his Mission trip with Bar Harbor’s
St. Mary and St. Jude:
Retirement Party: Sunday, May 26, will be The Rev. Patricia Robertson’s last Sunday. A party will be held for George and Patricia at the Neighborhood House from 3-5:00.
The Sonrise Singers of
The May Musical Evening, originally scheduled for May 17th, was postponed until Friday, May 31st since the home of the hosts, Dorothy and Jim Clunan, would be hard to reach during DOT’s work on Route 198. The group will be entertained from 7-9 with Sea Songs, Sea Shanties and Stories of the life of seaman by Skip Fraley and Ed Horvath.
Downeast Spiritual Life Conference: Don’t miss out! It’s time to register for the Second Annual Downeast Spiritual Life Conference which will be on August 23 & 24. This year’s conference is conveniently being held at The Atlantic Oceanside in
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Keep in your prayers this week: Emily Frazier, Gary Dunlap,
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