St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church in Scarborough, Maine

February 4, 2018 Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

THIS WEEK AT SAINT NICK’S

Sunday, February 4 – Ministers

Coffee Hour Hosts: Lorna and John Kerbel

Eucharistic Ministers: Bill Sproull(P) and Dick Hamilton

Greeters:  Anna Hamilton

Lectors: Becky Buyers and Rod Dixon

Offering Teller: Kelly Martino

SUNDAY’S MUSIC – HYMNS:

Opening:  #1 – “Father We Praise Thee, Now the Night Is Over”

Gospel:  #529 – “In Christ There Is No East Or West”

Closing:  #683 – “O For A Closer Walk With God”

ABOUT THE INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

This Sunday we welcome back harpist K. Evah Helliwell from Portland.  She will be playing the prelude, offertory and postlude from her harp repertoire.

Please welcome her!

Next Sunday the St. Nicholas Chimers will rehearse immediately after Coffee Hour.  Ring a chime to praise the Lord!

Terry Foster, Church Musician

On February 4, Super Bowl Sunday, we will have our annual “SOUPER BOWL OF CARING”.  Please donate cash or checks made out to St. Nicholas Episcopal Church, and we will contribute to a local organization helping with issues of hunger and poverty.  Thank you for your generosity!

Also, Nancy Nickerson will be selling Fair Trade chocolate bars during coffee hour to benefit Konbit Sante, just in time for Valentine’s Day!

Thursday, February 8 – Holy Eucharist – 9:00am

Join us for a quiet start to your busy day.

Thursday, February 8 – 6:30pm – Bishop’s Committee

All are welcome to attend the monthly meeting of the governing body of St. Nicholas Episcopal Church.

LOOKING AHEAD

Sunday, February 11 – Ministers

Celebrant: Rev. Roy Partridge

Coffee Hour Hosts: Randi and Jude Hogan

Eucharistic Ministers: Carl Bredenberg(P) and Jane Ducott

Greeters: Carl Bredenberg and Kelly Martino

Lectors: Jane Ducott and Kelly Martino

Offering Teller: Nancy Agan

ST.  NICHOLAS CHURCH – OUR FUTURE
To benefit ongoing conversations, and to prepare for the next St. Nicholas Congregational Meeting on February 11thto discuss our financial status and future in this building, we encourage you to send along emails (or phone calls) to Kelly or Erik.  We want your thoughts and ideas along the way!
In addition, anyone who would like to serve on a task force for these discussions please contact Kelly.

St. Nick’s next day at the St. Elizabeth’s Jubilee Center is Tuesday, February 13th, at the cathedral (9-11am). Please speak with Terry Foster for more details.

 

Wednesday, February 14 – 7pm – Ash Wednesday Service

Sunday, February 18 – Ministers

Coffee Hour Hosts: Bill Pape and Bill Sproull

Eucharistic Ministers: John Sutton(P) and Dick Hamilton

Greeters: Mark and Cathy Bennett

Lectors: Dana and Erik Jensen

Offering Teller: Sean Walsh

 

Sunday, February 18 – 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!

 

 

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