ST. ANDREW &
EVENTS & NEWS
DECEMBER 5, 2013
Sunday, December 8, 2013
8:00 and 10:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist at
Prepare the way, O Zion (65); O come, Emmanuel, vs. 3-4 (56);
Christ is the world’s true Light (542); Isaiah the prophet has written of old (WLP 723)
Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19; Isaiah 11:1-10; Romans 15:4-13; Matthew 3:1-12
Celebrant: The Rev. Tim Fleck
Preacher: Mr. John Dieffenbacher-Krall
Usher: Karen Craig
First Lesson/Psalm: Floy Ervin
Second Lesson: Ann Cox Halkett
Prayers: Ann Benson
Chalice: Bob Theriault
Acolyte: (8:00) Ted Fletcher (10:00) Elaine Theriault
Altar Guild: Joan Bromage
Vestry Member in charge:
Coffee Hour: Patsy Fogarty
Thursday Holy Eucharist:
December 12 at 12:30
Rev. Tim Fleck will celebrate the Feast of Lucy
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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 email@example.com
Sr. Warden, Bunny
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.
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.
Mondays, December 9 & 23, 5:00,
Tuesday, December 10, 5:00, FIC
Thursday, December 19, 6:00, Vestry
St. Saviour’s Parish at
.A service for “The Longest Night” will be held on Tuesday, December 17 at 6 pm in St. Saviour’s Chapel,
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) at St. Saviour's or Jayne Ashworth (email@example.com) at St. Andrew &
Holy Eucharist is celebrated on Wednesday mornings at 8:00 followed by a light breakfast.
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.
Acadia Choral Christmas Concert – A Celebration of International Carols, St. Saviour’s,
From 9:00 AM – Noon join a small group of people taking 3 hours of uninterrupted silence.
At Noon a lunch of homemade soup and bread is served with fruit for dessert.
From 1:00 – 4:00 PM, 3 afternoon hours of silence complete the Quiet Day.
All are welcome to participate in the Quiet Day silence and luncheon meal.
If you would like to stay for Soul Friends, let us know and join us for a light supper.
There is no fee for the day. Free will offerings are appreciated.
Soul Friends for Women, Friday, 6 December 2013
Women from near and far who have gathered for many times or who come for the first time
are warmly invited to come to The
There is no membership in Soul Friends; all women are welcome as Soul Friends for the evening.
Our evening consists of listening to each other speak from our lived experience
for the purpose of deepening our practice of the theme.
In December the theme “Offering” will be considered.
Alcyon Breakfast, 7 December 2013
You are invited to a 20 minute silent sit at 7:30 AM followed by breakfast at 8:00 AM.
We continue our discussion on the theme of “Offering” from a broader, societal perspective
Joyful Noise Community Singing on MDI – 2nd Tuesday (December 10), 6 p.m. at Common Good at Seawall,
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Keep in your prayers this week: Tony Sousa, Violet, Ron, Edie Stanwood, Michael Shook, Spencer Ervin, 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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