St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church in Scarborough, Maine

Sunday, July 30, 2017 Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

THIS WEEK AT SAINT NICK’S

Sunday, July 30 – Ministers

Celebrant: Rev. David S. Heald

Coffee Hosts:  Volunteers needed, please.

Eucharistic Ministers: Jane Ducott(P) and Pam Hillman

Greeters: Cheryll Green and Rod Dixon

Lectors: Jane Ducott and Cheryll Green

Offering Teller: Anna Hamilton

SUNDAY’S MUSIC

HYMNS:

Opening:  #388 – “O Worship the King”

Gospel:  #635 – “If Thou But Trust In God To Guide Thee”

Sanctus: #S130 – “Holy, Holy, Holy Lord”

Closing:  #530 – “Spread, O Spread, Thou Mighty Word”

ABOUT THE INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

The prelude this Sunday is a medley of traditional spirituals from “Lift Every Voice and Sing”.

The offertory is “Now Thank We All Our God”, an arrangement by American composer Emma L. Ashford (1850-1930 A.D.) of the well-known hymn tune by Johann Cruger.

The postlude is “Postlude on ‘Nicaea'” by American organist Reginald Martin.

Terry Foster, Church Musician

Thursday, August 3 – Holy Eucharist – 9:30am

Join us for a quiet start to your busy day.

LOOKING AHEAD

Sunday, August 6 – Ministers

Celebrant: Rev. David S. Heald

Coffee Hosts:  Volunteers needed, please.

Eucharistic Ministers: Bill Nixon and Jane Ducott(P)

Greeters: Graham and Judy Pierce

Lectors: Erik and Dana Jensen

Offering Teller: Dorothy Sutton

Sunday, August 13 – Ministers

Celebrant: Rev. David S. Heald

Coffee Hosts:  Volunteers needed, please.

Eucharistic Ministers: Carl Bredenberg(P) and Bill Sproull

Greeters: Mike Ott and Cheryll Green

Lectors: Vicki LaQuerre and Kelly Martino

Offering Teller: John Nye

Sunday, August 20 – Giving Sunday – On the third Sunday of each month we encourage members to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the Scarborough Food Pantry.  During the summer, they especially appreciate items that kids like, since kids are out of school and needing to eat at home.

 

SCARBOROUGH COMMUNITY GARDEN NEWS

The Scarborough Community Garden at St. Nicholas is producing and looking lush.  Be sure to check it out when you’re here.

Please contact Chris Taylor at ctaylorlcsw@gmail.com or 883-5128 if you are interested in helping out with the garden.  Many different tasks are available!  Also, check out the garden website for more details –

http://scarboroughcommunitygarden.weebly.com/news–updates.html

St. Elizabeth’s Jubilee Center is in need of cooking pots for our new Mainers’ starter kits.  If you have any extras to donate, they would be greatly appreciated.  Upcoming St. Nick’s volunteer date is 8/22.  FMI see Terry Foster.

Our Mission

We seek to nurture a community that, inspired by the loving kindness of Jesus Christ, welcomes all people, worships God, discerns God’s will for us individually and collectively, and responds to the needs of the world through concern for hunger, peace, and social justice.

 

 

St. Nicholas Episcopal Church - Scarborough, Maine | A member of The Episcopal Diocese of Maine, The Episcopal Church, and the Worldwide Anglican Communion