Sunday, April 23, 2017 Second Sunday of Easter (Thomas Sunday) 9:00 a.m. – St. John the Divine
Hymns: Sing, ye faithful (492) Alleluia (178) Come, risen Lord (306) This joyful Eastertide (192)
Scripture: Psalm 16; Acts 2:14a, 22-32; 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31
Participants: Celebrant: The Rev. Kathleen Killian Usher: Edie First Lesson/Psalm/Second Lesson: Michael Prayers: Joan Chalice and Acolyte: Jayne Altar Guild: Margot Flowers: ___ Vestry Member in Charge: Paul
Sunday, April 30, 2017 Third Sunday of Easter 9:00 a.m. – St. John the Divine
Hymns: We know that Christ is raised (296) Christ the Lord is risen again (184) Shepherd o souls (343) He is risen! (180)
Scripture: Psalm 116:1-3, 10-17; Acts 2:14a, 36-41; 1 Peter 1:17-23; Luke 24:13-35
Participants: Celebrant: The Rev. John Allison Usher: ____ First Lesson/Psalm/Second Lesson: Joan Prayers: ____ Chalice and Acolyte: Sandy Altar Guild: Margot Flowers: ___ Vestry Member in Charge: Marilyn
Weekday Holy Eucharist—Thursdays at 12:00 noon April 27 – Mark May 4 – Monnica May 11 – Simon of Cyrene May 18 – Florence Nightingale May 25 – The Venerable Bede
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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) Michele will be out of the office until May 2 Sr. Warden, Bunny Watts (244-3699) Jr. Warden, Rita Redfield (244-4025) The Church Office is open Monday through Thursday
St. John's Calendar
The full St. John's Calendar can be viewed <HERE>.
Sundays, April 23 & 30 9:00 a.m. - Holy Eucharist Sunday, April 30 Deadline for May Net Tender articles Tuesdays, April 18 & 25 4:00 p.m. - Meditation Wednesdays, April 19 & 26 1:00 p.m. - Acadia Senior College Thursday, April 20 & 27 9:30 a.m. - Acadia Senior College
From the Diocese of Maine
As a Parish of the Diocese of Maine, we are part of a church family that extends from Kittery to Fort Kent, and connects us to the rest of the Episcopal Church and the worldwide Anglican Communion. We share ministry with our Bishop and with every worshipping community.
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Saturday, April 29, 2017, Spring Training at St. Paul's, Brunswick. This is the primary teaching and training event of the Diocesan year, when folks from all over gather to exchange wisdom and knowledge in workshops about being the church today. More than twenty workshops to choose from, with more information [here].
If you'd like to share a ride to Spring Training, St. Dunstan's, Ellsworth, is looking into renting a 12-passenger van to transport folks from our area. If you're interested, contact Mother Johanna Johannson at email@example.com.
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A diocesan retreat for adults –June 9-11 Register Now: Playing with Fire: The Parables of Jesus Join us for a weekend at Camp Bishopswood on beautiful Lake Megunticook near Camden, to enrich your heart, mind and soul. This retreat is for everyone who has wondered what Jesus had in mind when he told a parable. Moral teaching? Confounding truth? Topsy-turvey gospel? Read, pray, sing and embody the parables with others who are wondering the same things. The weekend will be hosted by Rev. Bill Blaine-Wallace, Merle Marie Troeger, Jane Hartwell and musician Thew Elliott. There is financial aid for everyone who needs it and also scholarships for Sunday school teachers and youth event volunteers. For more information, contact Jane Hartwell at firstname.lastname@example.org. Download an information flyer and register at www.tinyURL.com/AdultRetreat2017.
at St. Saviour:
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.
Caregivers' Support Group meets in the Rectory Library from 1:15 to 2:45 pm (following the Noon Eucharist) the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. Open to the entire community!
Confidential Prayer Chain: 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.
Church of Our Father:
Prayer Meeting: Saturday mornings at 9:00 a.m
St. Mary and St. Jude: Work is under way at the Parish Center! The entire building (with the exception of the parish offices) will be closed for public use until construction is completed.
Prayer Shawl Ministry, Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
Contemplative Prayer Group: Tuesdays at 4:30, join Father John in exploring the practice of Christian meditation and contemplative prayer. Meetings will take place in St. Mary's Chapel and will include instruction and practice in this ancient form of prayer. While not required, recommended supplemental reading is Into the Silent Land: A Guide to the Practice of Contemplation by Martin Laird.
In Our Community:
Alcyon Center Schedule: April 21-25 - Work Week when volunteer help is most welcome to prepare the center for the upcoming summer programs Upcoming programs of interest: Re-imagining the End of Life with Janet Booth, an end of life nurse coach. Bringing together insights about modern death and dying, practical guidance, and experiential exercises for participants to go deeper in end-of-life planning. An overnight option includes personal consultation and planning session - $150.00.
Keep in your prayers this week: David Short, Jean Martinez, Denae Reath, Marcia Murphy, Mary K. Parkman, Sophie Pooler, Pete and Anna Welles, Joan Preble, Andrea Horner, Robert Dudley, Nicole Burnett, Steve Bell, Eileen Dunn, Karen Pike, Sherry Warner, Adam Temple, Malcolm Hughes, Herb Hasenbalg, Jack Weisner, John Cronin, Bob Theriault, Ron Martin, Lydia Thayer, George Swanson and Sharon Dayana Salazar, our sponsored child in Costa Rica.
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 8:30 - 2:00