St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church in Scarborough, Maine

July 1, 2018 Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

THIS WEEK AT SAINT NICK’S

Sunday, July 1 – Ministers

Celebrant: Rev. Roy Partridge

Coffee Hour Hosts: Erik and Dana Jensen

Eucharistic Ministers: Schedule coming soon.

Greeters: Schedule coming soon.

Lectors: Alice and Brad Wellman

Offering Teller: Anna Hamilton

SUNDAY’S HYMNS

Opening:  #47 – “On This Day, the First of Days”

Gospel:  #525 – “The Church’s One Foundation”

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

ABOUT SUNDAY’S INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

The prelude for this Sunday is “Andante Religioso” by German composer and organist Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847 A.D.).

The offertory is “Meditation On ‘In Perfect Charity””

by living American composer Randall DeBruyn (b. 1947).

The postlude is “Toccata” by Belgian composer Alphonse Mailly (1833-1918 A.D.).

After Coffee Hour all folk singers will rehearse “Let Every Thing That Hath Breath” our current piece scheduled for a Sunday in July.

Terry Foster, Church Musician

Thursday, July 5 – There will be no Holy Eucharist this week,

since David is on vacation.

LOOKING AHEAD

Sunday, July 8 – Ministers

Celebrant: Rev. John VanSiclen

Coffee Hour Hosts: Terry Foster

Eucharistic Ministers: Bill Nixon(P) and John Sutton

Greeters: Schedule coming soon.

Lectors: Nancy Agan and Carl Bredenberg

Offering Teller: Dorothy Sutton

Sunday, July 15 – Giving Sunday

Once a month, we encourage members to bring food items for donation to the Scarborough Food Pantry.  During the summer they especially need foods for kids to eat for breakfasts and lunches.  Items like granola bars, cereals, peanut butter and jelly, tuna, applesauce are greatly appreciated.

Sunday, July 15 – Ministers

Celebrant: Rev. David S. Heald

Coffee Hour Hosts: Schedule coming soon.

Eucharistic Ministers: Carl Bredenberg(P) and Bill Sproull

Greeters: Schedule coming soon.

Lectors: Becky Buyers and Rod Dixon

Offering Teller: John Nye

Tuesday, July 31 – St. Elizabeth’s Essentials Pantry

Volunteers are needed to help distribute items to local residents.  Please see Terry Foster if you can help out.  We have a donation basket in our entryway.  Items that are most needed at this time are: summer clothing for adults and children, individually packaged toothbrushes, soup pots of 4 quarts or larger, footwear, new socks for adults and children, new underwear for adults and children, all eating utensils (dishes, cups, mugs, glasses, forks, knives and spoons), bedding (blankets, sheets, pillowcases), towels, backpacks for adults and children, and children’s strollers.

SCARBOROUGH COMMUNITY GARDEN NEWS

Be sure to look over our garden.  It is spectacular!  If you have free time and would like to weed, we would be happy to have help.  (Bring bug spray and wear long sleeves and pants, though!)

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