Thursday, November 2, 2017

Weekly news & events from St. Andrew & St. John

Events and News
from the Parish of
St. Andrew & St. John

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Worship Schedule

Sunday, November 5, 2017
All Saints' Day
9:00 a.m. – St. John the Divine
315 Main Street, Southwest Harbor
For all the saints (287)
Rise up, ye saints of God! (551)
I sing a song of the saints of God (293)
Ye watchers and ye holy ones (618)
Psalm 34:1-10, 22; Revelation 7:9-17; 1 John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12
Celebrant: The Rev. Kathleen Killian
Usher: Karen
First Lesson/Psalm/Second Lesson: Patsy
Prayers: Pamela
Chalice and Acolyte: Ted F.
Altar Guild: Dean
Flowers: _____
Vestry Member in Charge: Karen

Weekday Holy Eucharist—Thursdays at 12:00 noon

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The Rev. Kathleen Killian, Priest-in-Charge (669-2029)
Stephen Sampson, Music Director
Michele Daley, Parish Administrator (244-3229)
Sr. Warden, Gen Mackenzie (244-7313)
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>


Sunday, November 5

9:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist at St. John's

The Rev. Kathleen Killian, Celebrant

10:15 – Forum on worship

Tuesday, November 7

4:00 p.m. – Meditation

Thursday, November 9

12:00 noon – Healing Prayer Eucharist



At St. John's

Forum:  Please join us this Sunday, November 5 for a forum on worship, "The response of the creature to the Eternal" (Evelyn Underhill), and central to St. Andrew's and St. John's mission statement.
Meditation on Tuesdays at 4:00 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



From the Diocese of Maine{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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at St. Saviour:

St. Saviour's welcomes their new Music Director, Daniel Pyle and his wife, Catherine Bull, at the 10 am service on Sunday, November 5. After the service there will be a reception in the Parish Hall.

Spaghetti Supper, Friday, November 10from 5:00 - 6:30 pm in the Parish Hall. Remembering the 70th year anniversary of the 1947 fire that changed everything about Bar Harbor! Supper benefits the St. Saviour's MDI Fire Fund which helps support those on the island who deal with the devastating results of losing their homes.


at St. John and St. Saviour:

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:

Eucharist: Each Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. followed by a light breakfast.

St. Mary and St. Jude:

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


Sing for your Supper: Sunday, November 12, 7:00 p.m. at the Bar Harbor Congregational Church, 29 Mt. Desert Street. The Community Hymn Sing will benefit Bar Harbor Food Pantry. Donations of non-perishable food gratefully received.  For more information:
Firefighter Workout:  Thursday November 23rd at 7:30 am at the Southwest Harbor Fire Department. For the 3rd year in a row, bring the whole family and start your Thanksgiving celebration with the brave men and women of the Southwest Harbor Fire Department. Show support for our firefighter heroes and earn your pie with a fun and challenging one hour FIREFIGHTER WORKOUT. We welcome everyone to come and cheer us on!  If you cannot make it to the Fitness Fundraiser, please consider a donation to the Southwest Harbor Fire Association to help purchase additional hoods to help keep our firefighters safe.


Services at the Partnership Parishes:

St. Andrew & St. John

Sundays—9:00 a.m. Eucharist at St. John the Divine

Tuesdays — 4:00 pm–Meditation

Thursdays—12:00 noon—Saint of the day & Healing Prayer Eucharist 

Church of our Father

Sundays—8:00 and 10:00 a.m.—Eucharist

Wednesdays, 8:00 am—Eucharist. 

St. Saviour's

Sundays—7:30 and 10:00 a.m. Eucharist

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30am—Morning Prayer

Wednesdays, 12:00 noon—Saint of the day & Healing Prayer Eucharist




Keep in your prayers this week: Johannah Camber, Todd Lear, Sean and William Killian, Anne Degolyer, Phyllis Partridge, Marilyn Kitler, Frank Foley, Julia Moore Converse, Billie Farrington, Helmut Weber, Ray McDonald, Janet Meryweather, Barbara Loveland, David Short, Jean Martinez, Mary K. Parkman, Joan Preble, Andrea Horner, Nicole Burnett, Steve Bell, Eileen Dunn, Karen Pike, Malcolm Hughes, Jack Weisner, John Cronin, Bob Theriault, Ron Martin, Lydia Thayer, George Swanson and Valeria, our sponsored child from Costa Rica.



The Rev. Kathleen Killian, Priest in Charge (669-2029)
Stephen Sampson, Music Director
Michele Daley, Parish Administrator (244-3229)
Sr. Warden, Gen MacKenzie (244-7313)
Jr. Warden, Rita Redfield (244-4025)
The Church Office is open Monday through Thursday 8:30 - 2:00
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