EVENTS & NEWS
September 1, 2016
Sunday, September 4, 2016
8:00 a.m. – St. Andrew by-the-Lake
10:00 a.m. – St. John the Divine
God the sculptor of the mountains (746 WLP)
Day by day, dear Lord (654)
Here in Christ we gather (577)
Take up your cross (675)
Psalm 139:1-5, 13-17; Jeremiah 18:1-11; Philemon 1:21; Luke 14:25-33
Celebrant: The Rev. Timothy Fleck
First Lesson/Psalm/Second Lesson: ____
Chalice and Acolyte: Floy
Altar Guild: Dean
Vestry Member in Charge: Floy
Weekday Holy Eucharist—Thursdays at 12:00 noon
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.
September 11 will be the LAST SUNDAY at St. Andrew. We will return to the fall schedule of a single 9:00 a.m. service at St. John on September 18.
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:
Video recordings of Fr. Tim’s sermons are now available at www.StAndrewStJohn.blogspot.com – the most recent posted on the home page, and prior Sundays archived under “Sermon videos online” in the archive listing on the left. If you have to miss a Sunday, if you are away for the season, or if you just want to listen again to try to figure out what he was talking about, this is a great way to stay in touch. You can also find the sermons Tim+ preaches at St. Saviour at www.StSaviours.me.
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.
September 11 at 4:00 PM there will be a community gathering of reconciliation at St. Saviour’s to commemorate the fifteenth anniversary of events of September 11, 2001, to recognize and appreciate our local First Responders, and to think about the ways our world has been changed. Folks from College of the Atlantic, the Abbe Museum, The Jesup Library, and the YWCA are expected to participate, offering readings, music, and prayers.
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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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, email@example.com ; or Douglas Cornman on the Sunbeam, 479-0707, firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Neela Zinsser, 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.