St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church in Scarborough, Maine

May 6, 2018 Sixth Sunday of Easter

THIS WEEK AT SAINT NICK’S

Sunday, May 6 – Ministers

Celebrant: Rev. Roy Partridge

Coffee Hour Hosts: Carol Brown and Nancy Agan

Eucharistic Ministers: Bill Sproull(P) and Jane Ducott

Greeters: Nancy Agan and Rod Dixon

Lectors: Nancy Agan and Vicki LaQuerre

Offering Teller: Nancy Agan

SUNDAY’S HYMNS

Opening:  #400 – “All Creatures of Our God and King” (vs. 1-4)

Gospel:  #455 – “O Love of God, How Strong and True”

Closing:  “Give Me That Old Time Religion”

ABOUT THE INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

This Sunday we welcome back sacred guitarist, Gary Richardson.  For prelude he will play the African-American spiritual “Just A Closer Walk With Thee” (composer unknown).

 For offertory he will play “Lord, Don’t Move That Mountain” by American composer Doris Akers (1923-1995 A.D.).

 During the Eucharist he will play “The Old Rugged Cross” by American composer George Bennard (1873-1958 A.D.).

For postlude he will play “I’ll Fly Away” by American composer Albert E. Brumley (1905-1977 A.D.).

Sunday May 20, our chimers will rehearse after Coffee Hour for playing in church May 27 after which they will disband for the summer as our folk ensemble starts rehearsals Sunday, June 3.

The Sea Change Chorale in which I sing will be in concert at St. Luke’s cathedral on Saturday, May 12 at 3pm.  A free will offering at the door will go to the Portland Free Clinic with matching funds from Intermed.  Please support this effort to provide medical services to those who can’t afford them and have no insurance.  You will enjoy the concert selections.  The chorale is directed by Dr. Deirdre McClure.

Terry Foster, Church Musician

Tuesday, May 8 – St. Elizabeth’s Essentials Pantry – 9 to 11am

It is St. Nick’s turn to help with distributing clothing and other essentials at St. Luke’s. See Terry Foster for more info.  Our next date is June 19.

Thursday, May 10 – 9am – Holy Eucharist

Join us for a quiet start to your busy day.

Thursday, May 10 – 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, May 13 – Ministers

Coffee Hour Hosts: Jane Ducott and Carl Bredenberg

Eucharistic Ministers: Nancy Agan and Bill Nixon(P)

Greeters: Erik and Dana Jensen

Lectors: Erik and Dana Jensen

Offering Teller: Sean Walsh

Sunday, May 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.  Thanks for your generosity!

Sunday, May 20 – Ministers

Coffee Hour Hosts: Randi and Jude Hogan

Eucharistic Ministers: Carl Bredenberg

Greeters: Bill Sproull and Bill Pape

Lectors: Kelly Martino and Bill Nixon

Offering Teller: Anna Hamilton

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