Thursday, April 10, 2014

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




APRIL 10, 2013


Sunday, April 13, 2014

Palm Sunday

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


All glory, laud and honor (154); To mock your reign (170);

Bread of the world (301); My song is love unknown (458)


Psalm 31:9-16; Isaiah 50:4-9a; Philippians 2:5-11; Matthew 26:14-27


Celebrant: The Rev. Tim Fleck

Usher: Sandy Watts

First Lesson/Psalm: Jayne Ashworth

Second Lesson: Patsy Fogarty

Prayers: Elaine Theriault

Chalice: Rita Redfield

Acolyte: Ted Fletcher (7:30); Rita Redfield (10:00)

Altar Guild: Edie Stanwood

Vestry Member in charge: Floy Ervin


8:30 Forums

April 13: Vestry Dialogue

April 20: Easter Sunday (no forum)

April 27: Classical Education, Aaron Hanson


Thursday Holy Eucharist:
April 1712:30 pm

The Rev. Tim Fleck


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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:


Sunday, April 13, 12:00-1:00 p.m. — Westside Food Pantry

Monday, April 14 & 28, 5:00 p.m. – St. John Singers

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


Morning Prayer in Holy Week at St. John's, 8:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday and on Easter Monday.  Please join us.


Easter Flowers—If you wish to remember or honor a loved one with flowers on Easter Sunday, please sign up on the sheet in the undercroft.


Community Easter Brunch: Following the 9:00 service on Easter Sunday, April 20th, there will be a free brunch in the undercroft.


Church of Our Father

Wednesdays in Lent: Stations of the Cross, 5:15 pm; Soup & Bread each week, 5:30 pm;

Film –1st week 5:50 pm; Speaker each week after 5:50 pm


St. Mary and St. Jude

Prayer Shawl Ministry: Thursdays, 9:00 a.m.


St. Saviour’s and St. John’s

Preparing for Palm Sunday - Making Palm Crosses.  You are invited to join a group that will gather on Saturday morning April 12th at 9 am in St. Saviour’s Parish Hall to prepare for Palm Sunday. We can use many hands, no experience necessary, in making palm crosses for our parish families and friends. We also support Jack Drake's ministry at Sonogee by supplying enough for the residents there.  We welcome you and any amount of time you can give.  For more information, please contact Sue Blaisdell (288-4092).


Community Events

Best Spaghetti Dinner Ever, April 12th, 5-7 at the Southwest Harbor Congregational Church. Proceeds will go to the Westside Food Pantry.


The Evensong singers, a ministry of Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County, are offering a friend raising concert on Friday, April 25th at the Somesville Union Meeting House at 7pm. This is a rare opportunity to hear, in public, what we do. Our work is to bring comfort to Hospice patients and their families. Our musical offerings are varied, ranging from joyful to solemn, as we attempt to suit the particular needs of those for whom we sing. Please come!

Stabat Mater: You are cordially invited to a performance of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater on Sunday, April 13 at 5:30 p.m. at St. Saviour’s; Johanna-Karen Johannson, soprano; Rebecca Hope Woods, mezzo-soprano; Julia Morris-Myers, piano. Suggested donation is $15. Profits will benefit the MDI Community Campfire Coalition, which provides heating fuel to locals in need. FMI:  


The 9th Annual Spring Fest Concert and Auction to support the Emmaus Shelter will take place on Sunday, April 27, at the Ellsworth Elementary/Middle School (behind the Mill Mall) from 12:30-3:30 p.m.  The fundraiser will include a delicious Caribbean catered buffet, a live and silent Auction, and wonderful Celtic entertainment by the Craggy Islanders.  You may support the shelter by making a monetary donation, making a pledge in memory or honor of someone, by donating items for the auction, selling tickets, or volunteering at the event.  For more information, visit their website at, or  call Sister Lucille MacDonald at the shelter at 667-3962.


The Alcyon Center in Seal Cove is a spiritual life center offering weekly and monthly community spiritual practice, special workshops, and retreat opportunities.  Upcoming workshops include Introducing Silence and the Heart, April 4-6 and the first in a new Earth|Arts series:  Fermenting Vegetables with Sheila Eddison, April 12. Weekly offerings include Centering Prayer Mondays 1:00 p.m. and Bible Study Wednesdays 3:30 p.m.  A Quiet Day on the first Friday of the month, April 4, provides space for silence and reflection. All are welcome. For more information about our many programs visit our website, or call 244-1060.



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Keep in your prayers this week: Gloria Macgruder, family of Hannah Shaw, Karen Craig, Bill Myers, Joyce Fleck, Ted Kanellakis, Angelina Sharpe, James Stanton, Wayne Buchanan, Dorothy Smith, Bob Theriault, Norman Shaw, Violet, Ron, 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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Maundy Thursday

Holy Eucharist, Footwashing, Agape meal

Thursday, April 17, 5:30 p.m.

St. Saviour’s, Bar Harbor


Good Friday Solemn Liturgy

Friday, April 18, 6:00 p.m.

St. John’s, Southwest Harbor


The Great Vigil of Easter

Saturday, April 19, 7:30

St. Mary’s, Northeast Harbor


Easter Sunday

Church of Our Father, Hull’s Cove: 9:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist

St. John’s, Southwest Harbor: 9:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist

With free community brunch to follow

St. Mary’s, Northeast Harbor: 9:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist

St. Saviour’s, Bar Harbor: 7:30 and 10:00 a.m., Holy Eucharist