Thursday, June 18, 2015

Events & News from St. Andrew & St. John




June 18, 2015



Sunday, June 21, 2015

8:00 a.m. – St. Andrew by-the-Lake

10:00 a.m. – St. John the Divine



Almighty Father, strong to save (579); Many and great, O God, are thy works (385);

King of glory, King of Peace (382); How firm a foundation (637)


Psalm 9:9-20; 1 Samuel 17:1a, 4-11, 19-23, 32-49; 2 Corinthians 6:1-13; Mark 4:35-41

Celebrant: The Rev. Jennifer Reece

Usher: Fred Benson

First Lesson: Patsy Fogarty

Psalm / Second Lesson: Michael DaCosta

Prayers: Chloe Hatcher

Chalice: Bob Stanwood

Acolyte: Bob Stanwood

Altar Guild: Joan Bromage

Flowers: Gen Mackenzie

Vestry Member in Charge: Marilyn Mays


Thursday Holy Eucharist – 12:00 noon

June 25 (Thomas More and John Fisher)

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, June 21, 10:30 a.m. – Service at Sonogee

Monday, June 22, 5:00 p.m. – St. John’s Singers

Tuesday, June 23, 9:00 a.m. – Meeting with Auditor

Fridays, 1:00-3:00 p.m. – Mahjong


St. Saviour:

Parking Permits: Soon you will see signs on both parking lots indicating that parking is by permit only. Parishioners and groups using our facility will be issued permits (see Muffet or Marsha Lyons). On Sundays, Wild Iris Horse Farms will be bringing visitors in their long carriage for tours of the campus. Please do not park around the circle so that the team can maneuver around the parking lot.


Taizé Ecumenical Prayer Service at 6:00 pm in the Chapel on Friday, June 19.


Appreciation for our Affiliate Priest: Jenny Reece will end her time with us as Affiliate Priest at the end of June. To honor and thank her for her service to us, there will be a light luncheon and reception following the 10 am service on Sunday, June 28th. If you would like to donate toward a gift for Jenny, mail your gift to the office or place it in the collection plate in the special collection envelope provided marked "for Jenny". Thank you and join us June 28 to celebrate her ministry here!


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. The Thrift Store will open on June 20th.


Thursday evening Bible Study: Through September 10 at 7 pm. using the study titled The Bible in 90 days. There is a participant’s guide which will help to keep the group on track.


St. Mary & St. Jude:

On Sunday, June 28, worship will be at St. Jude’s Chapel in Seal Harbor at 10 AM followed by the Annual Meeting.


June Musical Evening: Friday, June 19 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Location to be determined.

Pianist Nancy Colter and Cellist Aija Kante-Cahn will perform works by various composers.


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



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,


MDI Hospital Auxiliary Bake Sale! Friday, June 19, 9 am to 1 pm at The First on Main Street in Bar Harbor! Baked goods and monetary donations are welcome!


Belden Lane is coming to the Alcyon Center on MDI the end of June to present a weekend on the practice of contemplative prayer, set within the context of Maine’s wild coastal landscape. Day of Teaching, June 26, $75, meal option $10.  Retreat, June 27-28, $150, meal option $25.  Register online at or call 244-5168 for more information.


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