Monday, May 11, 2015

News & Events from St. John's




May 11, 2015



Sunday, May 17, 2015

Sixth Sunday of Easter

8:00 and 10:00 a.m.

Holy Eucharist at St. John the Divine, Southwest Harbor



Hail the day that sees him rise (214); come now, O Prince of Peace (795-WLP);

Praise the Lord through every nation (484); Alleluia, sing to Jesus (460)


Psalm 1; Acts 1:15-17, 21-26; 1 John 5:9-13; John 17:6-19

Celebrant: The Rev. Jennifer Reece

Usher: Fred Benson

First Lesson/Psalm: Michael DaCosta

Second Lesson: Ann Benson

Prayers: Bob Theriault

Chalice: Bob Stanwood

Acolyte: Bob Stanwood

Altar Guild: Joan Bromage

Flowers: Betsy Hewlett

Vestry Member in charge: _____


Thursday Holy Eucharist – 12:00 noon

May 14, 21, 28

The Rev. Timothy Fleck


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Office Hours:

Michele Daley, Parish Administrator

Michele will be out of the office until May 26

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:


Mondays, May 11 & 25, 5:00 p.m. – St. John’s Singers

Wednesday, May 13, 10:00 a.m. – Men’s Bible Study Group

Fridays, 1:00-3:00 p.m. – Mahjong


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:

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



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.


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 at 10:00 a.m. on the second Wednesday of every month. The next meeting (May 13) will be at St. John’s in Southwest Harbor. 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




Southwest Harbor Library Plant Sale: Saturday, May 16 from 8:00-noon at the Post Office building on Clark Point Road. Buy your plants at their annual plant sale. Choose from donated plant divisions by area gardeners and a variety of vegetables, herbs, annuals, and hanging baskets donated by Islandscaping Garden Center. Proceeds will benefit the SWH library.





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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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