Friday, November 5, 2021

Weekly email

St. Andrew & St. John
 Masks are required for in-door worship

Sunday Worship
This will be our first Evening Eucharist to be held at St. John the Divine
On Sunday, November 7 – All Saint's Day
4:00 p.m. – St. John's
The Rev. Holly Hoffmann, Celebrant

 Keep in your prayers this week:
Susan Buell, Edie Stanwood, Elizabeth Ward, Bunny Watts, Anne Wetzel, Paul Haertel, Chuck Bradshaw, Ted Bromage, Jean Storace, Spencer Ervin, Geoff Schuller, Doris McCorison, Gail Leland, Jeremy Harkins, Michael Shook, Joyce and Jim Risser, Loretta Schmidt, Theresa Mitchell, Fred & Dollis Sprague, Sara Winchenbach, Richard Ramsdell, Dorothy & Jim Clunan, Bill and Barbara Loveland.

Episcopal Worship Services on MDI - starting November 7
9:00 am - Church of Our Father 
10:00 am - St. Mary (summer location, still) 
11:00 am - St. Saviour's Parish
4:00 pm - St. John the Divine
The fourth Sunday of the month will be our island-wide service.
For location and other details on the services,

It is stewardship season. Please return your pledge cards to the church office by November 14 or plan to put it in the offering plate on Sunday, November 21st at the ingathering so that it can be received and blessed at the altar as a part of our worship.
If you did not receive a stewardship letter and would like one, please contact the church office. Your support of the daily operations of the church is greatly appreciated.

You are invited to bring mac and cheese (see photo) for the backpack program. Please place your donations in the front pew by the piano or you may bring them to the church office during the week. Each week the backpacks are assembled and given to 20 children at Pemetic and Tremont Elementary Schools.

MDI Episcopal Church partnership joint Thanksgiving Project
 As a Partnership, the parishes of St Saviour's, St. Andrew & John, and Church of Our Father will team with the Bar Harbor Congregational church (BHCC) in their program of boxed food distribution at Thanksgiving.  Each church is responsible for a canned vegetable item: St. John's will provide canned peas (which the vestry determined will be purchased by 2021 Outreach funds so that collected food items this fall focus on an item for the children's Backpack program (see "Backpack Program" article.)
Each church can also assist with boxing and delivering food. Please contact BHCC, 288-3280.

November 28: Advent Wreath Making at St. John's at 2 pm 
Gather outside at St. John's at 2 pm on the first Sunday of Advent to make Advent wreaths with real candles and fresh greens. Hot cider to be served. This is a great activity for people of all ages! Consider inviting a young person in your life to join you in making advent wreaths to mark the weeks to Christmas Day. Questions? Contact Dianne McMullan or speak with Edie Stanwood.  Sign up on line by using this form  or calling the office at St. John's. Cost is $10 if you need both a wire candle ring and candles, $5 if you have either, $0 if you have both. Come join the fun! 

Please sign up by November 14 so we have appropriate materials prepared. 
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