St. John the Divine 100th Anniversary Celebration Sunday, September 16 8:00 a.m. – St. Andrew by-the-Lake 1358 Tremont Road, Rt. 102, Seal Cove 10:00 a.m. – St. John the Divine 315 Main Street, Southwest Harbor
Participants at the 10:00 a.m. service: Celebrant: The Rev. Kathleen Killian Usher: Edie First Lesson/Psalm/Second Lesson: Spencer Prayers: Floy Chalice and Acolyte: Rita Altar Guild: Joan Flowers: Susan Coffee Host: Dianne 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.—Holy Eucharist at St. Andrew by-the-Lake
(Last service at St. Andrew will be October 7)
Sundays, 10:00 a.m.—Holy Eucharist at St. John the Divine
(On Marathon Sunday, October 14, service will be at 8:00)
Tuesdays, 4:00 p.m. — Meditation
Thursday, 12:00 noon — Holy Eucharist
Fridays, 9:00-1:00 — Farmer's Market
Fridays, 1:00 p.m. — Mahjong (teaching available), Common Room
There will be no service at St. Andrew or St. John
on Sunday, September 23
Please come to the 10:00 service
at St. Saviour's in Bar Harbor
At St. John's
St. John's Centennial Celebration
Please plan to join us this Sunday, September 16, to celebrate 100 years at St. John the Divine in Southwest Harbor at the 10:00 a.m. service. There will be special music; a history display of photos and newspaper articles in the undercroft; and a birthday cake!
An extended Prelude by Cate and Jane Pope will begin about five minutes before the service. Please come early to settle in before the festivities begin. Stephen Sampson and Pamela Smith will also be providing special music.
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.
Westside Food Pantry:
Summer concert at St. John's: Friday, September 14 – 7:00 p.m. Gavin Black, Organist
Suggested donation is $10 – ALL proceeds go to the Westside Food Pantry which provides food vouchers for local residents during the winter and spring months.
From the Diocese of Maine
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Bishop Lane is Coming to MDI!
Friday Evening, September 21 – 5:00 p.m.
Bishop Lane is coming to MDI for his final visitation before he retires. To honor him, the four parishes are hosting a Harvest Dinner at the Hulls Cove School House. Please make reservations by signing up on the sheet provided at St. Andrew by the Sea and also in the undercroft at St. John the Divine.
Saturday, September 22 – 9:30 a.m.
All are invited to a prayer service at St. John's at which time Bishop Lane will give a birthday blessing for our 100th anniversary.
Saturday, September 22—10:00 a.m.
Following the service St. John's vestry will meet with the Bishop.
Sunday, September 23 – 10:00 a.m.
Don't forget that the four MDI Episcopal parishes will have a joint service at St. Saviour's in Bar Harbor during Bishop Lane's visitation.There will be no other services that day.
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. Mary & St. Jude:
September 16: Holy Eucharist at St. Mary's by-the-Sea, 10 am.
Church of Our Father:
Our Thrift Shop will be open on Saturdays from 9-12 and Wednesdays from 3:30 to 6 pm.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 207.244.1060.
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:
Paul Milligan, Douglas Mays, Dorothy Clunan, 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, Ted Fletcher (244-5225) The Church Office is open Monday through Thursday 8:30 - 2:00 (244-3229)