St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church in Scarborough, Maine

July 22, 2018 Ninth Sunday after Pentecost



Sunday, July 22 – Ministers

Coffee Hour Hosts: Lorna and John Kerbel

Eucharistic Ministers: Dick Hamilton and Nancy Agan(P)

Greeters: Kelly Martino and Rod Dixon

Lectors: Jane Ducott and Vicki LaQuerre

Offering Teller: Kelly Martino


Opening:  #493 – “O For A Thousand Tongues To Sing”

Gospel:  #663 – “The Lord My God My Shepherd Is”

Closing:  #645 – “The King Of Love My Shepherd Is” (vs. 1-3 and 6)


The prelude for this Sunday is “Prelude in E” by living composer Thomas Chesterton.

The offertory is “Meditation On ‘How Can I Keep From Singing'” by American composer Robert Lowry (1826-1899 A.D.).  The words are printed below which you might read silently as it is played.

The postlude is “Postlude In C” by Norwegian composer/organist Christian Cappelen (1850-1941 A.D.).

Singers are encouraged to join us at the piano after Coffee Hour to run through the current anthem we are preparing to be presented next month.

Terry Foster, Church Musician


Be sure to look over the beautiful garden that is feeding our neighbors!

This week we made a delivery of some wonderful-looking beans, broccoli, nasturtium flowers, chives and more. Weeders welcome!  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!)

Thursday, July 26 – 9:30am – Holy Eucharist

Join us for a quiet start to your busy day.


Sunday, July 29 – Ministers

Coffee Hour Host: Mike Ott

Eucharistic Ministers: Jane Ducott(P) and Pam Hillman

Greeters: Dana and Erik Jensen

Lectors: Dana and Erik Jensen

Offering Teller: Nancy Agan

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.

Sunday, August 5 – Ministers

Coffee Hour Host: Kelly Martino

Eucharistic Ministers: Bill Sproull(P) and Nancy Agan

Greeters: Kelly Martino and Mike Ott

Lectors: Kelly Martino and Bill Nixon

Offering Teller: Sean Walsh

Sunday, August 19 – Giving Sunday

Once a month, we encourage members to bring food items for donation to the Scarborough Food Pantry.

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