Thursday, January 30, 2014

Events & News from St. Andrew & St. John Episcopal Church




JANUARY 30, 2013



Sunday, February 2, 2014

The Presentation

7:30 and 10:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist at St. John the Divine


Nunc Dimittis: Lord God you now have set your servant free (499)

Christ is the world’s true light (542); Sing of Mary, pure and holy (277);

How lovely is thy dwelling place (517); The great Creator of the world (489);


Psalm 84; Malachi 3:1-4; Hebrews 2:14-18; Luke 2:22-40


Celebrant: The Rev. Persis Williams

Usher:  Karen Craig

First Lesson/Psalm: Margot Haertel

Second Lesson: Jayne Ashworth

Prayers: Patsy Fogarty

Chalice: Bob Theriault

Acolyte: Bob Stanwood (7:30); Elaine Theriault (10:00)

Altar Guild: Dean Henry

Flowers: Gen Mackenzie

Vestry Member in charge: Elaine Theriault

Coffee Hour: _______



8:30 Forum

February 9: Mission in Haiti, Rita Redfield and Linda Lewis



Thursday Morning Prayer:
February 6 --
12:30 pm


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Office Hours:

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

Michele Daley, Parish Administrator

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, Rita Redfield (244-4025)






St. John:


Mondays, February 10 and 24 – 5:00 p.m., St. John Singers

Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m. – Prayer Group

Tuesday, February 11 – 5:00 p.m., FIC

Fridays, 1:00-3:00 p.m. – Mahjong (come learn and play)


St. John and St. Saviour

Mutual Study of Ministry: As part of our Letter of Agreement among St. Andrew & John, St. Saviour, Father Tim and the Diocese, we have committed to participating in a Mutual Study of Ministry process after eighteen months together.  Both Vestries met with Canon Missioner Heidi Shott in January to begin this process.  The next steps will involve one-on-one interviews conducted by vestry members with parishioners representing a cross-section of both congregations to discuss our experience of our shared ministry over the last year and a half.  If you receive a phone call in the next month asking to schedule an interview, please try to be generous with your time and opinions:  it will be very helpful.  Not everyone will be interviewed, but if you want to make sure your views are heard, you may volunteer for an interview by contacting your warden (Pamela Smith, Sr. Warden (St. Saviour); Bunny Watts, Sr. Warden (St. Andrew & John); Linda Foster, Jr. Warden (St. Saviour); Rita Redfield, Jr. Warden (St. Andrew & John).


St. Saviour’s

Community Valentine Supper, February 11, 5:00-6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Any donations will benefit St. Saviour’s MDI Fire Fund which benefits fire victims on Mt. Desert Island.


Church of Our Father

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


St. Mary and St. Jude

Prayer Shawl Ministry: Thursdays, 10:00 a.m.


Community Events


Island Connections needs volunteers! Island Connections seeks to provide free services to seniors, elderly and people with disabilities on Mount Desert Island and the surrounding islands that will enable them to live independently and with a strong quality of life. If you would like to volunteer, call 288-4457.


Serendipity is looking for more clothing donations! They are accepting nearly new or slightly worn men's, children's and women's clothing of all sizes. Donations are welcomed - call 288-2000.


Free Meals:

Every Monday: Everybody Eats from 3 – 6 pm at St. Dunstan’s Parish Hall, 134 State Street, Ellsworth. Everyone is welcome!!

Every Wednesday: The Welcome Table from 3 – 6 pm at The First Congregational Church of Ellsworth, 2 Church Street, Ellsworth.

Every Thursday: Holy Redeemer Church from 4 – 7 pm at 21 Ledgelawn Street, Bar Harbor.

Every Thursday: Noon at the Common Good Café, 566 Seawall Rd, Southwest Harbor


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Keep in your prayers this week: Erin Downs Wilson, Toni Willey, Bob Theriault, Norman Shaw, Dan Schreiber, Tony Sousa, Violet, Ron, Edie Stanwood, Mary Parker, Amy Beal Church, Mary Jones, 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, Kay and Bill Barney, George Swanson, Jennie Cline, Julie Russell and Sharon Dayana Salazar, our sponsored child in Costa Rica. Pray for the safe return of Ryan Maynard, Nathan Gumm, and Ty Elkins who are among our armed forces serving overseas, and their families.



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