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
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.
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