EVENTS & NEWS
June 23, 2016
Sunday, June 26, 2016
8:00 a.m. – St. Andrew by-the-Lake
10:00 a.m. – St. John the Divine
The Church’s one foundation (525)
When Christ was lifted from the earth (603)
Savior, again to thy dear name (345)
Christ is made the sure foundation (518)
Psalm 77:1-2, 11-20; 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14; Galatians 5:1, 13-25; Luke 9:51-62
Celebrant: The Rev. Kathleen Killian
First Lesson/Psalm/Second Lesson: Neela
Chalice and Acolyte: Chloe
Altar Guild: Margot
Vestry Member in Charge: Marilyn
Weekday Holy Eucharist—Thursdays at 12:00 noon
June 30 – Sts. Peter and Paul
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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 is open Monday through Thursday
Mother Kathleen will be in the office Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday;
Friday, available by appointment.
Meditation on Thursdays at 4:15 at St. John’s. Please join us for 30 minutes of shared silence and “prayer of the heart,” an ancient meditative practice of the Christian tradition. All are welcome! We meditate sitting on chairs, though if you prefer to sit on the floor, feel free to bring a mat or cushion. If you are new to meditation, have questions or concerns, or would like more information, please contact Mother Kathleen.
Upcoming Westside Food Pantry Recitals:
Thursday, June 30: The ACADIA TRAD SCHOOL continues their partnership with the Westside Food Pantry Recital Series and will perform Tunes from the Isles at St John on June 30th at 4:00. Our food pantry will receive a $500 donation. Tickets are $16.50 in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org ; $18 door.
Tuesday, July 5: Soprano, CAROLINE HOMER and pianist, BEN HANEY have offered to perform as part of the Westside Food Pantry Recital Series at 6:30 p.m. Pianist Ben Haney plans solo works by Chopin, Copeland, Schulhoff, and Morton Feldman. Soprano Caroline Homer, accompanied by Haney, will perform German Art Songs by Brahms, Schubert, Schumann and Wolf.
Thursday, July 7: ARTHUR RUSSELL STRINGS will again present a recital at 4:30 p.m. Arthur Russell Strings is the summer program of Ellsworth Community Music Institute. ECMI provides an enriched sense of community through music by providing instruction and performance opportunities for people of all ages, musical abilities, and backgrounds.
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Pilgrimage to the Holy Land: October 24 – November 3, 2016. Bishop Lane has offered his support for Maine Episcopalians to have the opportunity to make the journey and return to share their experiences and learning. The pilgrimage will include 4 nights in Jerusalem, 3 nights in Bethlehem and 2 nights in Nazareth and will be led by The Rev. Robert and Maurine Tobin of Stonington, leaders of 23 trips to the Holy Land over the past 20 years. Registration deadline is July 15. FMI contact Maurine Tobin at email@example.com or 207-348-9976.
Church of Our Father:
The “Waste Not, Want Not Thrift Shop” is open on Saturdays from 9:00 to noon and Wednesdays from 3:30-6:00 p.m. Our little Thrift Shop is an important ministry in our community. We welcome donations of good clean clothing for all ages, household bedding and fine linens, decorator pillows (popular), yarn and glassware collectables for the Knick Knack Corner. Please leave donations in the Parish Hall or Thrift Shop.
St. Mary & St. Jude:
Prayer Shawl Ministry, Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
Custodian needed: The parish seeks a ten hour/week year-round custodian for their buildings. Weekly routine cleaning and setup/tear down duties, plus heavier seasonal cleaning. Flexible hours. Custodial experience, references and own transportation required. Familiarity with green cleaning products is a plus. Send applications to: www.maryjude.org
Benefit Dinner: A YWCA friend needs our help. After a devastating fire that caused them to lose everything, this family of three needs all the help we can give them! We will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on Monday, June 27th from 4:30 to 6:30 PM. At the YMCA, 36 Mt. Desert Street, Bar Harbor. Donations will be accepted at the door. FMI call Abby at 288-5008.
Families First Community Center: You are all invited to a FREE Juke Rockets Concert in Knowlton Park in Ellsworth (sort of across from the Moore Community Center, where the Knowlton School used to be) on Tuesday, July 12th from 6:30 p.m. to dusk in support of Families First Community Center. It will be a fun-filled night for the whole family! You might want to bring a blanket or lawn chairs to sit on. We will be selling food and drinks. And of course donations will be gladly accepted. Knowlton Park holds 250 people so we hope to see you ALL there!
Beauty, Peace, Resistance: Barefoot Artists in Palestine: Lily Yeh, Philadelphia-based community artist and founder of Barefoot Artists, along with Dud Hendrick and Rob Shetterly, will discuss and show images of their recent work in three areas of the Palestinian West Bank. Yeh uses art to build community, peace, and hope among some of the world’s most oppressed people. Sponsored by Episcopal Peace Fellowship, Maine Chapter. Event will be held on Thursday, July 21, at 7:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Brunswick and Friday, July 22, at 7:00 p.m. at St. Francis Episcopal Church in Blue Hill. The public is most welcome; refreshments will be served.
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Keep in your prayers this week: Bob Jackson, Bettina Dudley, Paul Milligan, Jean Martinez, Barbara Loveland, Karen Pike, Scott and Debbie Hammond, Sherry Warner, Adam Temple, Jamie Li, Malcolm Hughes, Nancy Kincaid, Herb Hasenbalg, Jack Weisner, John Cronin, Sarah Flynn, Trisha Roy, Bob Theriault, Ron Martin, Lydia Thayer, George Swanson and Sharon Dayana Salazar, our sponsored child in Costa Rica.
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Jesus and the Heart of Wisdom
The 2016 Downeast Spiritual Life Conference has partnered with the Jesus Seminar on the Road to bring you ways of thinking about Jesus that are the result of more than ten years of extensive research by members of the seminar, leading theologians, philosophers, biblical scholars, anthropologists and archeologists. The event will be held with scholars David Galston and Robert Miller on Friday and Saturday, July 15-16 at the Moore Community Center, 133 State Street, Ellsworth. Fees: $60 (before July 1) and $75 (after July 1); $50 (full-time students). For complete information or to register go to http://downeastspiritual.org