Thursday, August 25, 2016

News and Events from St. Andrew & St. John




August 25, 2016



Sunday, August 28, 2016

Pentecost 15

8:00 a.m. – St. Andrew by-the-Lake

10:00 a.m. – St. John the Divine


All praise to thee (477)

All who hunger gather gladly (761 WLP)

Come Thou, fount of every blessing (686)

Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing (344)



Psalm 81:1, 10-16; Jeremiah 2:4-13; Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16; Luke 14:1, 7-14

Celebrant: The Rev. Kathleen Killian

Usher: _____

First Lesson/Psalm/Second Lesson: Ellen

Prayers: Candace

Chalice and Acolyte: Spencer

Altar Guild: Joan

Flowers: Betsy

Vestry Member in Charge: Michael D


Weekday Holy Eucharist—Thursdays at 12:00 noon

September 1 – David Pendleton Oakerhater

September 8 – Soren Kierkegaard

September 15 – Dante Alighieri

September 22 – Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

September 29 - Jerome



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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.







St. John:

Westside Food Pantry Recital:
Friday, August 26, 6:30 p.m.
Pianist Christina Spurling and sopranos, Michele Kruske and Ketti Muschler present an evening of art songs and arias inspired by the sea, featuring works by Faure, Britten, Kurt Weill, Andre Previn, and more. All three are pursuing their Masters in Music at Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge. Christina is a native of Islesford.


A special Thank You to all helpers for the Bishop's Dinner Friday August 12th. Karen, Elaine, Sue, Margot, Marilyn, Michele, Edie, Jayne, Katharine, Sandy and John and Dottie. The flowers and food were wonderful and the two Vestries and Bishop were able to socialize and relax with each other. True hospitality from St. John's Martha's.


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. 


St. John and St. Saviour:

Pastoral Care Team: With great joy and thanksgiving, we are pleased to announce the new ministry of a confidential Prayer Chain that is comprised of members from both St. Saviour and St. Andrew & St. John. Unlike our published prayer lists, prayer requests that come into the Prayer Chain remain private to the prayer chain itself, which will pray devotedly for one week unless an updated request is made. If you’d like to know more about this or our Pastoral Care Team, please contact our office administrators or Mother Kathleen.  


St. Saviour:

Summer Organ Series will be held on Fridays in August from 12:15-1:00.  The church features a 27-rank Visser-Rowland tracker organ which is used in worship services each week as well as to support community choral and instrumental performances. The final recital will be on August 26 with Julia Morris-Myers, who returns to the island for a wonderful selection of music with Jay Emlen, tenor soloist


Taizé:  Friday, August 26 at 6:00 p.m. in the chapel.


Holy Eucharist is celebrated on Wednesdays at noon in the Chapel, in a simple, non-musical service.  We plan to commemorate saints and seasons using the church’s published calendar, as well as focusing on healing for ourselves and for the world.


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.


Summer Morning Prayer: Tuesdays, 10:00 am, at St. Mary's by-the-Sea. Join us for a time of quiet, communal prayer in the Anglican tradition. What better way to start your day? 


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In Concert, Thursday, August 25 at 7:30 pm: Katherine Rhoda with marxophone, violin-guitar, harpeleik, and more, much more… benefit the Maine Seacoast Mission, at the Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mount Desert Street. Adults $15/children SB/families $25. With rarely seen vintage folk instruments and one of acoustic music’s most distinctive voices, Maine musician Katherine Rhoda shares heartfelt traditional and original music and more.

Birch Bay Retirement Village is hosting a local Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, September 10 from 10:00 to 11:30am, rain or shine.  Everyone is invited; pre-registration is not required.  Starting at 10am, sign-in at Birch Bay Village located at 25 Village Inn Road in Hulls Cove.  Then walk around Birch Bay’s quarter-mile track with scenic views of Frenchman Bay. Walkers receive an Alzheimer’s Association wristband and have a chance to win fabulous raffle prizes. Water and snacks provided. Walkers are encouraged to wear purple to show their support.  Donations to the Alzheimer’s Association accepted.  For more information call 288-8014.


Mittens are needed for The Maine Seacoast Mission Christmas Program: Lap robes, hats and scarves, too! Yarn is available. Contact Marilyn Nickson, 546–5867, ; or Douglas Cornman on the Sunbeam, 479-0707,


There will be a service of remembrance, lament, intercession and response at 7:00 PM on September 11, at St. Andrew Lutheran Church (175 Downeast Highway).  It is being planned and led by members of several communities of faith.  All are welcome to be part of the choir which will be singing an anthem.  Practices will be 7:30 PM, Wed. Sept. 7 and 6:30 PM on the 11th.  FYI leave a message for Debby Govenor at 667-7641.  Before and after the service there will be a resource fair of local non-profits. 


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Keep in your prayers this week: Steve Bell, Eileen Dunn, Michael Shook, Bob Jackson, Bettina Dudley, Karen Pike, Scott and Debbie Hammond, Sherry Warner, Adam Temple, Malcolm Hughes, Nancy Kincaid, Herb Hasenbalg, Jack Weisner, John Cronin, Sarah Flynn, Bob Theriault, Ron Martin, Lydia Thayer, George Swanson and Sharon Dayana Salazar, our sponsored child in Costa Rica.