ST. ANDREW &
EVENTS & NEWS
NOVEMBER 27, 2013
Sunday, December 1, 2013
8:00 and 10:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist at
Hark! A thrilling voice is sounding (59): O come Emmanuel, vs. 1-2 (56);
Rejoice, rejoice, believers (68); Sleepers, wake (61)
Psalm 122; Isaiah 2:1-5; Romans 13:11-14; Matthew 24:36-44
Celebrant: The Rev. Vesta Kowalski
Usher: Karen Craig
First Lesson/Psalm: Patsy Fogarty
Second Lesson: Ken Cochrane
Prayers: Chloe Hatcher
Chalice: Floy Ervin
Acolyte: (8:00) Rita Redfield (10:00) Spencer Ervin
Altar Guild: Dean Henry
Vestry Member in charge: Karen Craig
Thursday Holy Eucharist:
Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 10:00 a.m. at St. Saviour’s Parish
December 5 at 12:30 at
Tim Fleck will celebrate the Feast of Clement of Alexandria
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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
A Memorial Service for Cuff Train will be held on Saturday, November 30th at 11:00 am at
Advent Wreath Making Monday 12/2 at 5:30 p.m. in
We have beautiful greeting cards made from a striking new photo of the church by Anne Wetzel, featuring the new red door. Suitable for Christmas cards, or any occasion. They are available for $2 each, 12 for $20, 20 for $30, with matching envelopes. They are in Michele’s office, on top of the file cabinets.
A recital to benefit the Westside Food Pantry will be held at
Advent Book Study Group: People of the Way: Renewing Episcopal Identity by Dwight J. Zscheile (pronounced like “Shiley”) is an invitation to re-imagine what it means to be an Episcopalian in
Christmas Fair, Wreaths and Lunch:
Christmas Flowers/Wreaths: A sign-up sheet for donations to the Christmas flower/wreath fund is in the undercroft. All contributions are gratefully accepted. NO minimum! Folks should list the names of people they want remembered or honored. These names will be listed in the Christmas bulletins.
Book Study -- The Education for Ministry group is inviting anyone who is interested to join them on Tuesdays, January 14 and 21 from 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. to discuss two supplemental texts: Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan; and And God Spoke: The Authority of the Bible for the Church Today by Christopher Bryan. Books can be obtained from the bookstore or library. If there is sufficient interest, we may be able to order some copies for individuals or for sharing if you are willing to help pay for them. Please let Sarah Flynn (email@example.com) at St. Saviour's or Jayne Ashworth (firstname.lastname@example.org) at St. Andrew &
Holy Eucharist is celebrated on Wednesday mornings at 8:00 followed by a light breakfast.
Episcopal Relief & Development is launching a special opportunity to strengthen its work and mission of healing a hurting world. During the 2013 Matching Gift Challenge, taking place until December 6, all donations to Episcopal Relief & Development will be doubled! Thanks to a group of very generous supporters who have pledged $500,000 in matching funds, the impact of gifts of any size – online, via mail or by phone – will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to that amount. Please make checks payable to St. John Episcopal Church and write ERD in the memo line; you may put checks in the collection plate or deliver to the church office.
Advent Vespers Service at the
Women of Faith Christmas Program: An evening of hope and joy for the entire family on Friday, December 6, 8-10 p.m. Southwest Harbor Congregational Church, 29 High Road, will show a simulcast of the program which is for all people of all ages and shows the reason why we celebrate. There will be refreshments and fellowship before the program at 7:00 p.m. For more information call 244-4300.
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Keep in your prayers this week: Tony Sousa, Edie Stanwood, Violet, Ron, Mary Parker, Amy Beal Church, Mary Jones, Bradford Fleck, Jean Martinez, 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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