Thursday, September 26, 2013

Events and News from St. John's




SEPTEMBER, 26, 2013



Sunday, September 29, 2013

Pentecost 19

8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist at St. John the Divine


Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord; What does the Lord require;

Before thy throne, O God, we kneel; Jerusalem, my happy home


Psalm 91:1-6, 14-16; Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15; 1 Timothy 6:6-19; Luke 16:19-31


Celebrant: The Rev. Tim Fleck

Usher:  Marilyn Mays

First Lesson/Psalm: Neela Zinsser

Second Lesson: Chloe Hatcher

Prayers: Elaine Theriault

Chalice: Rita Redfield

Acolyte: Rita Redfield

Altar Guild: Jayne Ashworth

Vestry Member in charge: Susan Buell

Flowers: _________

Coffee Hour: Ward Mackenzie


Sunday, October 6, 2013

Pentecost 20

8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist at St. John the Divine


Give praise and glory unto God; O Jesus, I have promised;

Strengthen for service, Lord; Rise up, ye saints of God


Psalm 137; Lamentations 1:1-6; 2 Timothy 1:1-14; Luke 17:5-10


Celebrant: The Rev. Vesta Kowalski

Usher:  Karen Craig

First Lesson/Psalm: Ellen Gilmore

Second Lesson: Ann Benson

Prayers: Margot Haertel

Chalice: Floy Ervin

Acolyte: (8:00) Bob Stanwood; (10:00) Spencer Ervin

Altar Guild: Dean Henry

Vestry Member in charge: Karen Craig

Flowers: _________

Coffee Hour: Bob Stanwood


9:00 Forums

September 29: Open budget forum—the FIC will make a brief presentation on the current (2013) budget, and all will be invited to discuss mission and budget priorities for next year.

October 6: Godly Play for Adults will feature a demonstration of Godly Play, the stories we share with our youngest during worship, before they return to the congregation for the celebration of the Eucharist.  Come and join us as Floy Ervin and Jayne Ashworth talk about the program and share one of the stories with you.  


Holy Eucharist, Thursdays at 12:30 p.m.

The Rev. Tim Fleck will celebrate the feasts of the following saints:

October 3 –Francis of Assisi

October 10 – Philip

October 17 – Ignatius of Antioch

October 24 – Catholic Martyrs of England


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Office Hours:

8:30-2:30, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays

Michele Daley, Parish Administrator

Michele will be out of the office next week

Fr. Timothy Fleck will be at St. John’s (244-3229) on Tuesdays and Thursdays

and at St. Saviour’s (288-4215) on Mondays and Wednesdays

He can be reached at 812-8362 (cell) or 

Sr. Warden, Bunny Watts (244-3699); Jr. Warden, Mary Mitchell (244-9951)








St. John:

A memorial service for Lurline Frances Soukup Tuttle will be on Saturday, September 28, at 1:30 p.m. at St. John’s.


Holiday Reminder: If you would like to provide a holiday gift for Sharon Dayana Salazar, our sponsored child in Costa Rica, you may do so by donating additional money to Children’s Inc. no later than October 15. There is no minimum or maximum amount restriction for these contributions and the needs of the child we sponsor will be met first and foremost. Due to the Department of Customs and Immigration, and difficulty in delivery, packages are discouraged. Contact the church office for more information.


Raffle--Seal Cove artist, Judy Taylor has donated a signed, original watercolor painting titled "View from Flying Mountain" for the Westside Food Pantry raffle.  The painting is matted and framed with archival glass.  Raffle tickets are sold every Friday at the Farmers' Market or from Susan Buell anytime!  Tickets are $5.00 each and 6/$25.00.


St. Saviour’s

Seasonal Worker Evening Prayer service with songs of praise continue at 7:00 p.m. on Sundays, October 6 and 20. All are welcome.


St. Mary and Jude

Beginning this Sunday, September 29, there will be only one service at 9:00 am at St. Mary's by the Sea.


Church of Our Father:

Thrift shop is open Wednesdays 3:30 – 6:30 pm and Saturdays 9 – 12 noon.  They are in need good clean men’s and children’s clothing. Call their office at 288-4849 if you have questions.


Holy Eucharist is celebrated on Wednesday mornings at 8:00 followed by a light breakfast.


Westside Food Pantry

Volunteer meeting, Tuesday, October 15, 6:30 pm, St. John’s. Susan Buell and Dean Henry will report on the upcoming distribution season, the pantry’s financial position, and hold a general discussion on operations.  If you have family or friends who would be willing to serve on this committee, please let Susan or Dean know and they will be happy to invite them to the meeting.  We need a few new members to help carry on this important sharing.

Blessings to you as we prepare to launch this new Pantry season on Sunday, November 3.


Community Events


Hospice Volunteer Training:

Wednesdays, October 9-December 11, 3:30-7:00 p.m. (patient care training)

Tuesdays, October 8-December 3, 3:30-7:00 p.m. (bereavement facilitators training)

For more information contact the hospice office, 667-2531.


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Keep in your prayers this week: Bernie Staples, Sylvia Gott, Sinclair Family, Boyd McFarland, Sarah Flynn, Joseph and Kimberly Pratt family, Ruth and Bob Zachary, Sachi Mallack, Carolyn Bowman, Martha Thompson, Karen Floyd, Lydia Thayer, Martha Masiello, Gary Dunlap, Penelope Place, Kay and Bill Barney, Matt Fisher, George Swanson, Jennie Cline, Julie Russell and Sharon Dayana Salazar, our sponsored child in Costa Rica. Pray for the safe return of Andy Young, Ryan Maynard, Nathan Gumm, and Ty Elkins who are among our armed forces serving overseas, and their families.


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