St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church in Scarborough, Maine

October 21, 2018 22nd Sunday after Pentecost


 Sunday, October 21 – Giving Sunday

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

Sunday, October 21 – Ministers

Coffee Hour Hosts: Lorna and John Kerbel

Eucharistic Ministers: Carl Bredenberg(P) and Mark Bennett

Greeters: Rod Dixon and Carl Bredenberg

Lectors: Cynthia and John Nye

Offering Teller: Sean Walsh



Opening:  #495 – “Hail, Thou Once Despised Jesus”

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

Closing:  #660 – “O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee”



The prelude for this Sunday is “Aria” by living American composer Craig Phillips (b. 1961).

The offertory is “I Will Bow and Be Simple” based on a traditional Shaker tune as arranged by living American composer David Paxton.

The postlude is “Toccata in A” by Italian composer Pietro Paradisi (1707-1791 A.D.).

After Coffee Hour, all folks who wish to ring parish chimes please meet for a short rehearsal to begin work on music planned for Advent and Christmas.  Please join us for joyful ringing.

Terry Foster, Church Musician


St. Elizabeth’s Jubilee Center

St. Nick’s next turn at the Jubilee Center at St. Luke’s Cathedral is

Tuesday, October 23.  FMI see Terry Foster.


Thursday, October 25 – Holy Eucharist – 9:00am

Join us for a quiet start to your busy day.



Sunday, October 28 – Ministers

Coffee Hour Hosts: Mike Ott and Bill Sproull

Eucharistic Ministers: Mark Bennett(P) and Pam Hillman

Greeters: Kelly Martino and Anna Hamilton

Lectors: Dana and Erik Jensen

Offering Teller: Nancy Agan


Sunday, November 4 – Ministers

Coffee Hour Hosts: Terry Foster

Eucharistic Ministers: Schedule coming soon.

Greeters: Graham and Judy Pierce

Lectors: Judy Pierce and Bill Sproull

Offering Teller: Dorothy Sutton


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

All are welcome to attend the monthly meeting of the governing body of

St. Nicholas Episcopal Church.


Scarborough Community Garden

We are getting ready to put the garden to bed for the fall/winter.  Please see Jane Ducott or Becky Buyers if you would like to help.  Thanks!

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