Thursday, April 23, 2015

News & Events




April 23, 2015



Sunday, April 26, 2015

Fourth Sunday of Easter

8:00 and 10:00 a.m.

Holy Eucharist at St. John the Divine, Southwest Harbor



Praise the Lord, rise up rejoicing (334); Christ the Lord is risen again (184);

Thou who at thy first Eucharist didst pray (315); A Mighty Fortress (688)


Psalm 23; Acts 4:5-12; 1 John 3:16-24; John 10:11-18


Celebrant: The Rev. Priscilla Hukki

Usher: Dean Henry

First Lesson/Psalm: Floy Ervin

Second Lesson: Spencer Ervin

Prayers: Michael DaCosta

Chalice: Bob Stanwood

Acolyte: Bob Stanwood

Altar Guild: Margot Haertel

Vestry Member in charge: Paul Haertel


Thursday Holy Eucharist – 12:00 noon

April 30 (Abbots of Cluny)

The Rev. Timothy Fleck


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Office Hours:

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

Sr. Warden, Bunny Watts (244-3699); Jr. Warden, Rita Redfield (244-4025)

The Rev. Vesta Kowalski and The Rev. Jennifer Reece, Affiliate Clergy





St. John:


Sunday, April 26, 12:00-1:00 p.m. – Westside Food Pantry

Mondays, April 27, 5:00 p.m. – St. John’s Singers

Fridays, 1:00-3:00 p.m. – Mahjong


Westside Food Pantry Recital coming up Friday, April 24th. Harmonica player, Ray Lambert performs for our food pantry, 6:30 at St John.  Suggested donation: $10 — ALL proceeds go to the food pantry.  Ray plays a variety of harmonicas and specializes in Quebecois dance tunes.  Stephen Sampson will accompany Ray on the piano.


Yard Sale: The second annual St. Andrew Yard Sale will take place on Friday, June 12th and Saturday, June 13th from 8:00-3:00, rain or shine. For those of you who spent your winter clearing out your closets and cupboards during the never ending snowstorms, this is a chance for you to drop off these treasures for us to sell. The basement is open and ready to receive. Please no clothing or electronics. If you would like to help set up or work at the Sale, please let me know. It is a lot of fun and you get to see lots of friends. As an added incentive, you also get an early bird peek at the great stuff for sale. Thank you, Barbara Campbell


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St. Saviour:

Contemplative Prayer Group meets for one hour at noon on Fridays to pray together in silence and to share resources and experiences from their prayer journeys. The hour will begin with gathering in silence, then the leader will share a resource or an insight about contemplative prayer, then there will be a time of silent prayer, and finally a short time to share our thoughts and experiences in group discussion. Everyone is invited to come to this



Prayer List: Father Malcolm Hughes (former rector) and his wife Lydia were on a cruise in the Pacific this winter when he fell and injured his back.  They got off the ship in Hawaii and he had surgery there; the result of which was that he is paralyzed from the chest down.  It is not clear if the paralysis is permanent or temporary.  He and Lydia have returned to Florida, and he is being cared for in a convalescent center. Cards and letters can be sent to their home in Florida: 12791 N.W. Marina Court, Harbor Ridge, FL 34990.


St. Mary & St. Jude:

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


MDI Episcopal Churches:

Men's Bible Study Group meets on a monthly basis. The group focuses on selected Bible readings and discusses how these passages affect our lives and our relationships with others. The group meets on the second Wednesday of every month. Meeting locations alternate among Church of our Father, St. Mary's, St. Saviour's and St. John’s Episcopal churches. For more information, contact Ward MacKenzie by phone at 244-7313 or at




COFFEE’S ON! The Maine Sea Coast Mission cordially invites all MDI Senior Citizens to join them for Coffee, Conversation and Music the first and third Tuesdays of each month from 9:30 to 11:30 am at the Colket Center, 127 West Street, Bar Harbor.  It's an enjoyable gathering in a beautiful place.



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Keep in your prayers this week: Adam Harkins, Michael Shook, Don Waddington, Nancy Kincaid, Clara Levin, Trevor Agar, Bill Loveland, Herb Hasenbalg, Jack Weisner, Mo and Barbara Moser, John Cronin, Mary Burden, Sarah Moore, Sarah Flynn, Emily Frazier, Bruce Blake, Trisha Roy, Molly Lyman, Bob Theriault, Ron Martin, Joseph and Kimberly Pratt family, Gary Dunlap, Lydia Thayer, George Swanson, Jennie Cline and Sharon Dayana Salazar, our sponsored child in Costa Rica.



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