Thursday, July 16, 2015

News & Events from St. Andrew & St. John




July 16, 2015



Sunday, July 19, 2015

8:00 a.m. – St. Andrew by-the-Lake

10:00 a.m. – St. John the Divine



We the Lord’s People (51); Come now, O Prince of Peace (WLP 795);

Just as I am (693); For a thousand tongues to sing (493)



Psalm 89:20-37; 2 Samuel 7:1-14a; Ephesians 2:11-22; Mark 6:30-34, 53-56

Celebrant: The Rev. Kathleen Killian

Usher: _____

First Lesson: Ann Benson

Psalm / Second Lesson: Michael DaCosta

Prayers: Patsy Fogarty

Chalice: Bob Stanwood

Acolyte: Bob Stanwood

Altar Guild: Joan Bromage

Flowers: Chloe Hatcher

Vestry Member in Charge: Marilyn Mays


Thursday Holy Eucharist – 12:00 noon

July 23 (Mary Magdelene)

The Rev. Kathleen Killian


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The Rev. Timothy Fleck, Rector (207-812-8362)

The Rev. Kathleen Killian, Curate (718-775-6069)

Stephen Sampson, Music Director

Michele Daley, Parish Administrator (244-3229)


Sr. Warden, Bunny Watts (244-3699)

Jr. Warden, Rita Redfield (244-4025)

The Church Office will be open Monday through Thursday





St. John:


Monday, July 27, 5:00 p.m. – St. John’s Singers

Fridays, 1:00-3:00 p.m. – Mahjong

Saturday, July 18, 9:00-2:00 p.m. – QUIETSIDE FAIR


Kneisel Hall will present a free concert at St. John’s on Thursday, July 23rd at 7:00 p.m.


Westside Food Pantry Recital Series:  Organist Andrew Mead performs for our food pantry, Saturday, August 1, 7:00 at St John.  Many of us remember Andy, who was the featured organist at the dedication of our beautiful Hook and Hastings organ.  Andy is a professor of music theory at Indiana University's Jacob School of Music.  He is the son of Westside Food Pantry volunteer, Dot Mead.  Suggested donation-$15 ALL proceeds go to our food pantry.


Membership Forms: For those of you with computers, please fill out the forms on line (see attached) or there are paper forms available at the back of the church.


St. Saviour:

Taizé - An Ecumenical Prayer Service: Friday, July 31 at 6:00 p.m.

Simple, yet profound. Experience the spirituality and the meditative songs of the Taizé community of France, an interdenominational and ecumenical monastic order known around the world for its message of trust, peace and reconciliation.

Candlelight, • Scripture, • Silence, • Song, • Prayer


Church of Our Father:

The Waste Not, Want Not Thrift Shop is open Saturdays from 9 am - 12 pm, Wednesdays 3:30 pm - 6 pm. We are accepting, good clean clothing & linens. Think of us when you are cleaning out your closets. Leave donations in Church Parish Hall. Call for more information 288-3674


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:

St Mary's and St Jude's are once again holding casserole sales on Main Street in Northeast Harbor July 17 and August 14. Men and women who would like to help by providing homemade casseroles and/or setting up and assisting in sales may sign up on the clipboard lists at church. Proceeds are used in ECW outreach programs. (Food Pantries, Nursing Association, etc.)


St. Andrew Lutheran Church:

Rummage Sale: Saturday, July 25, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 175 Downeast Highway in Ellsworth. So much stuff, we couldn’t list it all. Light breakfast and lunch available.


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




Common Good Café is open for business. Stop by the Common Good Cafe and let us make your summer mornings a palate pleasing, special time by the Sea! Enjoy hot, light & airy freshly baked popovers with butter and homemade blueberry jam, slow simmered oatmeal, coffee, tea, juices and hot chocolate. Serving from 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM seven days a week.


The Alcyon Center, situated above beautiful Seal Cove on MDI, invites you to an Open House on August 19th, 5-7 pm. The Center is an experience of being welcomed, body, soul and spirit into the life of a small, practicing contemplative community. The Open House will include tours of the main house and grounds, an opportunity to speak with the directors and board members while enjoying light refreshments and herbal teas. If interested in attending, please respond either to or call (207) 244-1060; directions to the event can be obtained by contacting either the email or telephone number noted above.


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Keep in your prayers this week: Jamie Li, Malcolm Hughes, Adam Harkins, Nancy Kincaid, Trevor Agar, Bill Loveland, Herb Hasenbalg, Jack Weisner, John Cronin, 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.

We rejoice in the birth of baby boy Kowalski on Sunday, July 12, in Japan. Vesta reported that he arrived a little earlier than planned, but is doing well. Please continue to keep Yuki, Charles, Kento and baby Kowalski in your prayers.



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