I JUST WANT TO SEND OUT A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HELPED WITH THE FLAMINGO FESTIVAL THIS PAST SATURDAY.
IT CANNOT HAPPEN WITHOUT "YOU".
AND WE DID VERY GOOD THIS YEAR -- BASKET RAFFLE, PIES, LEMONADE ALL MADE MORE THAN IN THE PAST COUPLE OF YEARS. DON'T KNOW ABOUT SILENT AUCTION YET BECAUSE NOT EVERYTHING HAS BEEN PICKED UP AND PAID FOR YET.
AND THE FLOAT FOLLOWED BY THE SAMBA BAND WAS AWESOME -- AND FUN.
Pentecost 8 Sunday, July 15 8:00 a.m. – St. Andrew by-the-Lake 10:00 a.m. – St. John the Divine 315 Main Street, Southwest Harbor
Hymns: O day of God, draw nigh (601) Open your ear, O faithful people (536) Come, thou font of every blessing (686) Lift up your heads, ye mighty gates (436)
Scripture: Psalm 85:8-13; Amos 7:7-15; Ephesians 1:3-14; Mark 6:14-29
Participants: Celebrant: The Rev. Kathleen Killian Usher: Edie First Lesson/Psalm/Second Lesson: Ephron Catlin Prayers: Alison Chalice and Acolyte: Sandy Altar Guild: Joan Flowers: ___ Coffee Host: ___ Vestry Member in Charge: Gen
Weekday Healing Prayer and Eucharist at 12:00 noon on Thursdays
St. John's Calendar
The full St. John's Calendar can be viewed <HERE>.
Sundays, 8:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. Andrew by-the-Lake
Sundays, 10:00 a.m. – Eucharist at St. John the Divine
Sunday, July 15, 10:45 a.m. – Vestry
Tuesdays, 2:30 p.m. – Confirmation Class
Tuesdays, 4:00 p.m. — Meditation
Thursdays, 12:00 noon — Healing Service and Eucharist
Fridays, 9:00-1:00 – Farmer's Market
Fridays, 1:00 p.m. — Mahjong (teaching available), Common Room
At St. John's
Quietside Festival is happening this Saturday, July 14. Come, bring your family and friends; watch the parade, enjoy St. John's float and Samba band; drink lemonade; eat pie and cookies and Mary's pretzel sticks; bid on the Silent Auction items; buy tickets for the Basket raffle; and enjoy the music being played on the church steps. And wear PINK!
TO THOSE MARCHING IN THE PARADE ON SATURDAY We will be lining up on Seal Cove Road. St. John's will assemble near the storage units. The parade starts at 9.30; please plan to be there no later than 9; 8:30 would be good if you have any special preparations!
The fifth Sunday combined worship service is scheduled for Sunday, July 29, 10:00 a.m. at St. Saviour's Parish in Bar Harbor.
Confirmation Class will be held on Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30 in the Common Room. We will be exploring the book Episcopal Questions, Episcopal Answers, Exploring Christian Faith. All are invited to join in the conversation. See Mother Kathleen for more information.
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.
If you are not subscribed to the Diocesan twice monthly email newsletter, the DioLog, please click [here] to subscribe. If you are subscribed, don't forget to open it and read it every time! There is a lot going on in every corner of the Diocese, and you wouldn't want to miss anything!
MDI Episcopal Churches:
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.
St. Saviour's Episcopal Church at 41 Mt. Desert Street in Bar Harbor is proud to present the 2018 Summer Organ Series Fridays at 12:15 pm!
August 3 – Kevin Birch and Fancien Janse-Balzer – organ duets
August 10 – Adam Peithmann
August 17 – Ray Cornils
August 24 – Daniel Pyle with Elena Kraineva (viola d'amore)
Donations will be welcome for St. Saviour's Friends of Music Fund which presents this series each year.
Tiffany Windows: Dr. Wayne Boucher will speak about his research on Tiffany stained glass windows at St. Saviour's on Friday, July 20 at 11:00. Donations are welcome for the stained glass window fund.
Church of Our Father:
Our Thrift Shop will be open on Saturdays from 9-12 and Wednesdays from 3:30 to 6 pm.
St. Mary & St. Jude:
Puerto Rico Service Project – The Parish of St. Mary and St. Jude is making plans to lead an island-wide service trip to Puerto Rico to assist with Hurricane Maria recovery. The trip will include people of all ages and skill levels, and summer/shoulder parishioners are welcome to travel from home and join the team in Puerto Rico. The trip will take place next Fall/Winter, 2018/19. If you are interested in helping to plan and organize the project, please call or email Jane Cornman at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Alcyon Center is a place of contemplation and peace, offering a variety of programs including quiet days, a gathering of women to discuss various topics through poetry, personal experiences (Soul Friends), a monthly quiet day and a weekly study of the Gospel for the coming Sunday. The center is located in Seal Cove on MDI. For more information please either email email@example.com or call 207.244.1060.
Westside Food Pantry:
Upcoming summer concerts:
Saturday, August 18 – Thomas Sheehan
Saturday, August 25 – Christine Spurling Friday, September 14 – Gavin Black
Services at the Partnership Parishes:
St. Andrew & St. John
Sundays -- 8:00 a.m. Eucharist at St. Andrew by-the-Lake Sundays -- 10:00 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—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:
Keith Storm, Chloe Nichols, Anne DeGolyer, Jackie Mayhew, Betty Mitchell, Cody Van Heerden,Jim Risser, Scott Hatcher, Ray McDonald, Janet Meryweather, Bill and Barbara Loveland, Win Short, and Bob Theriault.
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