Thursday, May 21, 2015

IT'S PENTECOST! Wear red and sing loud!




May 22, 2015



Sunday, May 24, 2015

The Day of Pentecost

8:00 am Holy Eucharist and
10:00 a.m. JAZZ MASS
With special guest musicians
Brian Booher on trumpet, Chris Booher on drums, Will Miller on bass,
and of course, our own Stephen Sampson on his Red-Hot Piano!

at St. John the Divine, Southwest Harbor



Like the murmur of the Dove’s song (513); Holy Spirit, ever living (511);

Deep River (LEVAS 8); Every time I feel the Spirit (WLP 751)


Psalm 104:25-35, 37; Acts 2:1-21; Romans 8:22-27; John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15

Celebrant: The Rev. Jennifer Reece

Usher: _____

First Lesson: Bill Hawley, Bunny Watts, Candace and Michael DaCosta and Spencer Ervin

Psalm / Second Lesson: Patsy Fogarty

Prayers: ______

Chalice: Bob Theriault

Acolyte: Elaine Theriault

Altar Guild: _____

Flowers: Floy Ervin

Vestry Member in charge: Elaine Theriault




Thursday Holy Eucharist – 12:00 noon

May 28 (John Calvin)

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:


Monday, May 25, 5:00 p.m. – St. John’s Singers

Fridays, 1:00-3:00 p.m. – Mahjong
Sunday, May 31, 9:00 a.m.
St. Andrew Centennial Jubilee (no service at St. John)


Hospitality Help Needed: We’ve invited the whole island to share our hundredth birthday at St. Andrew next Sunday; if you are able to help with finger food for a reception after church, please contact Chloe Hatcher (yes, she’s back in town for the summer!)


Yard Sale Items: 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 at the yard sale on June 12-13. The basement at St. Andrew’s is open and ready to receive your STUFF! Please NO clothing or electronics.


St. Saviour:


Concert in support of MDI Search and Rescue.  Sunday, May 24 at 7:00 pm at St. Saviour.  Mes Amis is a quartet performing an acoustic mix of Gypsy and American jazz standards, as well as original tunes.  Suggested donation $15. Raffle items from local businesses. To make a monetary donation and for more information about MDI Search and Rescue, call Carmen at 288-2739


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 group.


American Guild of Organists Recital.  On Sunday, May 31 at 4 pm, the Bangor Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will hold a Recital by its members at St. Saviour's Episcopal Church in Bar Harbor.  Works for organ solo, organ duet, and organ plus harp and 'cello will be featured on the church's colorful Visser-Rowland tracker organ. The public is welcome and the recital is free of charge, although donations to benefit the chapter's scholarship fund will be accepted.


Church of Our Father:

Wondering what to do with your used clothes? The ECW is now accepting donations for the Thrift Shop. Please donate your gently used clothing. You can place your donation under the tables by the door in the Parish Hall.


Thursday evening Bible Study June 4 –September 10 at 7 pm. We will use the study titled “The Bible in 90 days”. There is a participant’s guide which will help to keep the group on track. Please let Mother Sue know if you are interested in this class, so she knows how many books to order.


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, St. Saviour and St. John. For more information, contact Ward MacKenzie by phone at 244-7313 or at




Justice for All:  The Prophets and the Common Good:  Clint McCann, Professor of Biblical Interpretation at Eden Theological Seminary (UCC) will be speaking Tuesday, May 26th, 6:30 PM at Bar Harbor Congregational Church.  Professor McCann returns to MDI for a discussion on justice, as the Bible defines it — that is, attention to and provisions for those who lives are most vulnerable and threatened.  Clint will address the topic of the prophets and their role as advocates for what we might today call "the common good," a concept notably absent from current political and economic arrangements.  All are welcome.


The Emmaus Center in Ellsworth is looking for volunteers for the Shelter. In particular, it is really hard to keep our Clothing Closet open on Saturdays now that summer is here and many volunteers are off to their summer jobs.  Contact Dawn Coffin, Volunteer Coordinator, 667-3962,


Sign up now for delicious, locally grown, organic vegetables! Bar Harbor Community Farm, a certified organic farm on Mount Desert Island, is signing up members for its sixth annual CSA program. Receive a weekly box of fresh produce for 16 weeks from June through October. Boxes are delivered to St. Saviour’s Church on Tuesdays; or can be picked up at the farm on Fridays. The cost is $450 (about $28 per week) for enough produce to feed a family of four. Email Glenon Friedmann for more information: Our web address is:



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Keep in your prayers this week: Yuki, Charles, Kento and baby Kowalski, Mike Healy, Malcolm Hughes, Adam Harkins, Michael Shook, Don Waddington, Nancy Kincaid, Clara Levin, Trevor Agar, Bill Loveland, Herb Hasenbalg, Jack Weisner, 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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