THIS WEEK AT SAINT NICK’S
Sunday, November 12 – Ministers
Celebrant: Rev. Roy Partridge
Coffee Host: Nancy Nickerson
Eucharistic Ministers: Jane Ducott(P) and John Sutton
Greeters: Cheryll Green and Nancy Agan
Lectors: Cheryll Green and Nancy Agan
Offering Teller: Kelly Martino
Opening: #57 – “Lo! He Comes, With Clouds Descending”
Gospel: #596 – “Judge Eternal, Throned In Splendor”
Closing: #721 – “Signs of Ending All Around Us” (Wonder, Love and Praise)
ABOUT THE INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC
This Sunday we are pleased to have the St. Nicholas Chimers playing in our service. For prelude they will be play “Be Still My Soul” by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius (1865-1957 A.D.).
For offertory, five from the Chimers will play the traditional song “Amazing Grace”.
The organ postlude will be “Cortege” by English composer Edward d’Evry (1869-1951 A.D.)
A chime rehearsal will take place after Coffee Hour this Sunday. Please join us! They are easy and fun to play.
Terry Foster, Church Musician
Sunday, November 19 – Ministers
Celebrant: Rev. Roy Partridge
Coffee Hosts: Jane Ducott and Carl Bredenberg
Eucharistic Ministers: Becky Buyers(P) and Mark Bennett
Greeters: Chris and Sarah Taylor
Lectors: Cathy and Mark Bennett
Offering Teller: Nancy Agan
Ingathering Sunday will be November 19. We hope you will be present to bring your pledge envelope to the altar during the service. If you can’t attend, please mail or deliver it to be included in the ingathering. As always, love and thanks to all who worship at Saint Nick’s! Please see Cynthia Nye or any member of the Bishop’s
Committee with any questions about pledging your financial
support to St. Nicholas Episcopal Church.
Sunday, November 19 – 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. Thanks for your generosity!
We welcome all women of the church to join us for a soup and salad dinner at Jane’s home on Tuesday, November 21st at 6:30 pm. Donna Libby, our treasured friend and past warden, who now resides in Brandenburg, Kentucky will be joining us. Looking forward to breaking bread with all of you.
RSVP Jane, email@example.com
FREE COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER
Thanksgiving Scarborough is a free community meal on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 23) at Wentworth School. The dinner with all the fixings for a traditional holiday meal is hosted by Scarborough School Nutrition Program, Scarborough Community Services, Project GRACE and many neighbors and friends in Scarborough. All are welcome to attend this community celebration. To learn more, and reserve your seat at the table, go to ThansgivingScarborough.org or call 730-4000.
Sunday, November 26 – Ministers
Celebrant: Rev. David S. Heald
Coffee Hosts: Erik and Dana Jensen
Eucharistic Ministers: Nancy Agan(P) and John Sutton
Greeters: Mark and Cathy Bennett
Lectors: Vicki LaQuerre and Dorothy Sutton
Offering Teller: Sean Walsh
GREEN POWER AND CLYNK BAGS
Don’t forget you can help our Green Power effort at St Nicholas by using our Clynk account to recycle your returnable bottles. Tagged bags are in a box by the front entry (on the bookshelf). This money helps defray the extra cost of supporting renewable sources for our church electricity use. So when you DRINK, THINK CLYNK!
SANDPIPER FUNDRAISERS – GIFT CARDS, WREATHS AND POINSETTIAS
Sandpiper is having its annual gift card fundraiser for the upcoming holiday season. You may purchase gift cards from dozens of businesses through Sandpiper and Sandpiper will get a percentage of the money! This is an excellent way for you to get your Christmas shopping done early and benefit Sandpiper at the same time. Buy some as gifts and some to keep for your own spending! Information is on the table near the entrance, or speak with Lorna, Jane or Cathy.
Wreaths and poinsettia plants are also available.
MAKING HOLIDAYS BRIGHTER FOR OUR NEIGHBORS
Project GRACE and its partners in the community are coming together to make the holidays brighter for all this season. Christmas gifts for children, grocery gift cards, and gifts to the fuel assistance fund are needed. To learn more, please visit projectgracemaine.org.
BISHOP’S COMMITTEE MEETING
The next Bishop’s Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, December 14 at 6:30pm here at church. All are welcome to attend the meeting.