Friday, October 30, 2015

News & Events from St. Andrew & St. John




October 30, 2015



Sunday, November 1, 2015

All Saints Day

8:00 & 10:00 a.m. – St. John the Divine



For all the saints (287); I sing a song of the saints of God (293);

Jerusalem, my happy home (620); Ye watchers and ye holy ones (618)



Psalm 24; Wisdom 3:1-9; Revelation 21:1-6a; John 11:32-44

Celebrant: The Rev. Timothy Fleck

Usher: Karen Craig

First Lesson/Psalm: Jayne Ashworth

Second Lesson: Ann Benson

Prayers: Ellen Gilmore

Chalice: Ted Fletcher

Acolyte: Ted Fletcher

Altar Guild: Dean Henry

Flowers: Ginny

Vestry Member in Charge: Bunny Watts


Thursday Holy Eucharist – 12:00 noon

November 5 (William Temple)

The Rev. Timothy Fleck


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

The Rev. Kathleen Killian, Assistant Rector (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:


Sunday, November 1, 9:15 a.m. – Forum: 2016 Budget Discussion, Liz Erickson

Monday, November 9 & 23, 5:00 p.m. – St. John’s Singers

Thursdays, 12:00 noon – Holy Eucharist

Fridays, 1:00-3:00 p.m. – Mahjong

Friday, November 6, 1:00 p.m. – Pastoral Care Team


St. Saviour:

Free Community Spaghetti Supper in the Parish Hall, Wednesday, November 11, 5:00-6:30 p.m. Spaghetti with meat and veggie sauces, salads, garlic bread, beverages and desserts. Donations will be welcome for St. Saviour’s outreach programs. Handicap accessible. Public Welcome!


 Church of Our Father:

Ecumenical Healing Service: Thursday, November 19, 6:00 p.m., Parish Hall, Guest Speaker will be The Rev. William “Beau” Wagner. All are welcome.


St. Mary & St. Jude:

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


REMEMBER to set your clocks BACK one hour on Saturday night.




BAR HARBOR COMMUNITY RALLIES TO HELP SYRIAN REFUGEES. Area religious and civic organizations, libraries, and citizens will hold an event on Saturday, November 7 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Bar Harbor Congregational Church to help educate residents about the tragedy affecting the Syrian people and what can be done about it. The program will also feature local musicians, a singalong, and puppets for children. Speakers will feature Tarlan Ahmidov from Catholic Charities in Portland that is the U.S. State Department's designated organization in Maine to resettle Syrian and other refugees. Also College of the Atlantic student, Moni Ayoub, from Lebanon, who has worked in a Syrian refugee camp, Heath Cabot on the COA faculty who will comment on the Syrian refugees flooding into Europe, and a COA student who will speak on drought and climate change as one of the drivers of the Syrian refugee crisis. Information will be provided about organizations dealing with the crisis and contributions to one or more of them will be encouraged.


COFFEE’S ON! The Maine Sea Coast Mission cordially invites all MDI Senior Citizens to join them for Coffee, Conversation and Music every first and third Tuesday of the months during the winter. The first get togethers are Tuesday, November 3 and 17 from 9:30 to 11:30 am at the Colket Center, 127 West Street, Bar Harbor. Music will be provided by Ruth Grierson! Come, brings senior friends and neighbors and join the fun!


At Home Mount Desert Island, a program of Washington Hancock Community Agency, is a member-based, volunteer supported program designed to provide older residents of Mount Desert Island with core services, empowering them to continue to live independently in their homes for as long as they are able.  Contact Program Manager, Kara Janes at 374-5852 or about volunteering.


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Keep in your prayers this week: Gloria Magruder, Michael Shook, Catherine English McCann, Patrick Foote, Heather Frazier, Jamie Li, Malcolm Hughes, Adam Harkins, Nancy Kincaid, Trevor Agar, Herb Hasenbalg, Jack Weisner, John Cronin, Sarah Flynn, Trisha Roy, Bob Theriault, Ron Martin, Joseph and Kimberly Pratt family, Lydia Thayer, George Swanson, Jennie Cline and Sharon Dayana Salazar, our sponsored child in Costa Rica.


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Installation of Presiding Bishop-Elect Michael Bruce Curry

The Rt. Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, was elected and confirmed as the Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church at the 78th General Convention on June 27. According to the Canons of The Episcopal Church, he becomes Presiding Bishop on November 1. Bishop Curry is the first African-American to be elected Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church. Bishop Curry will be the 27th Presiding Bishop, the Primate, and the Chief Pastor of The Episcopal Church. He will also serve as President of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society.

All are invited to join a Vigil Celebration and Eucharist, sponsored by the Union of Black Episcopalians (UBE) in honor of the 27th Presiding Bishop on Saturday, October 31 at 11 am Eastern at the Armory, 2001 E. Capital St. SE in Washington, DC. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will preside at the Eucharist and Presiding Bishop-Elect Curry will celebrate. The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society will sponsor a live webcast of the Vigil Celebration here.

The Holy Eucharist with the Installation of the 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church, Bishop Michael Bruce Curry, will occur on Sunday, November 1 at noon Eastern at Washington National Cathedral. The Holy Eucharist with the Installation of the 27th Presiding Bishop will be live webcast available here.

Follow along on social media with the hashtag #MichaelCurry