Sunday, January 7, 2018 Epiphany 9:00 a.m. – St. John the Divine 315 Main Street, Southwest Harbor
Hymns: What star is this (124) We three kings of Orient are (128) The people who in darkness walked (126) Songs of thankfulness and praise (135)
Scripture: Psalm 72:1-7; 10-14; Isaiah 60:1-6; Ephesians 3:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12
Participants from St. John's: Celebrant: The Rev. Kathleen Killian Usher: Karen First Lesson/Psalm/Second Lesson: Alison Prayers: Patsy Chalice and Acolyte: Sandy Altar Guild: Dean Flowers: Betsy/Susan Vestry Member in Charge: Karen
Weekday Healing Prayer Eucharist—Thursdays at 12:00 noon at St. John's
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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>.
Sundays, 9:00 a.m. — Eucharist
Sunday, January 14, 9:00 a.m. – Eucharist, Father John Allison, Celebrant
Sunday, January 21 – Vestry
Tuesdays, 4:00 p.m. — Meditation
Tuesday, January 9, 5:00 p.m. – FIC
Thursdays, 12:00 noon — Healing Service and Eucharist
Fridays, 1:00 p.m. — Mahjong (teaching available), Common Room
At St. John's
A HUGE THANK YOU to all who helped with the service and reception on Sunday, December 31st. There were 95 people from the four Episcopal churches on MDI in attendance and all went smoothly.
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
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:
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.
There will be a two day food packaging event at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 175 Downeast Highway in Ellsworth on Friday, January 19 and Saturday, January 20. This is a great opportunity for people of all ages to come together and package healthy non-perishable meals that are distributed to food pantries in Washington and Hancock Counties (including the Westside Food Pantry). A quarter pays for one serving; $1.50 for a package that feeds 6 people. Our goal is at least 40,000 meals ($10,000). Donations are needed plus lots of volunteers for the 19th and 20th! Our goal is at least 4 assembly lines working - which is 40 - 48 people at any given time. We don't have an exact schedule yet; but likely will work on Friday late morning/early afternoon to 6 or so. On Saturday we generally work from 9 to 2. Some people work the whole day; some work for an hour or two. There are jobs for heavy lifters and for those who need to sit. We are accepting donations until the end of the day on January 20. Checks can be made payable to St. Andrew Lutheran Church and mailed to: P. O. Box 145 Ellsworth, ME 04605. For more information 667-7641 or check our website: standrewme.org
Coffee's On! The first and third Tuesday of the month (January 2 and 16). Senior Coffee House has resumed at a new location: YWCA MDI, 36 Mt. Desert Street, Bar Harbor. Bring a friend and enjoy coffee, tea, snacks, and simply catching up with friends while making some new ones. If you need transportation, please call Doreen Willett with Island Connections at 288-4457.
Alcyon Center Programs and Trainings New Year's Eve - Open House and walking the labyrinth Bible Reconnaissance will begin again January 10, 2018 The Alcyon Center is situated at the head of Seal Cove. For further information/directions to the center please log on to our websitehttp://www.alcyoncenter.org or contact us at 244-1060, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or write us at PO Box 40, Seal Cove ME 04674.
Church of Our Father:
St. Mary and St. Jude:
Prayer Shawl Ministry, Thursdays at 10:00 a.m.
Westside Food Pantry:
The Pantry will be open on Sundays, January 7 (12:00-2:00 p.m.) and 21 (12:00-1:00 p.m.) at the Harbor House in Southwest Harbor.
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.
Sundays—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:
Joyce Risser, Robert and Diane Phipps, Frank and Simone Foley, Johannah Camber, Scott Hatcher, Kent Shoemaker, Todd Lear, Anne Degolyer, Marilyn Kitler, Julia Moore Converse, Ray McDonald, Janet Meryweather, Barbara Loveland, Win Short, Joan Preble, Andrea Horner, Nicole Burnett, Karen Pike, Malcolm Hughes, Jeff Weisner, John Cronin, Bob Theriault, 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