Thursday, April 3, 2014

News & Events from St. Andrew & St. John




APRIL 3, 2013


Sunday, April 6, 2014

Lent 5

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


Out of the depths I call (666);

Humbly I adore thee (314); O love of God, how strong and true (455)


Psalm 130; Ezekiel 37:1-14; Romans 8:6-11; John 11:1-45


Celebrant: The Rev. Vesta Kowalski

Usher:  Karen Craig

First Lesson/Psalm: Spencer Ervin

Second Lesson: Ann Benson

Prayers: Margot Haertel

Chalice: Bob Theriault

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

Altar Guild: Dean Henry

Vestry Member in charge: Elaine Theriault


8:30 Forums

April 6: The Shack, Floy Ervin

April 13: Vestry Dialogue


Thursday Holy Eucharist:
April 1012:30 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:


Sunday, April 6, 12:00-2:00 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)


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

Sunday, April 6 at 3 pm.  The St. Saviour’s Festival Choir is once again preparing a Lenten program which will take place on Sunday, April 6 at 3:00 pm.  We will present Mozart’s beautiful Missa Brevis in F Major accompanied by strings and organ, as well as several other appropriate anthems.


Easter Dinner Baskets: Here is a shopping list of needs for the dinner baskets:

canned fruit (pineapple and fruit cocktail), small canned hams, canned vegetables (corn and green beans), box of stuffing, canned or packet gravy, cranberry sauce, chocolate bunnies, jello boxes, cake mix, canned frosting.


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

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 the 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 monthly Quiet Day, 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: Karen Craig, Mary Mitchell, Bill Myers, Scott Hatcher, Joyce, Fleck, Ted Kanellakis, Angelina Sharpe, James Stanton, Wayne Buchanan, Dorothy Smith, Bob Theriault, Norman Shaw, Tony Sousa, 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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