St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church in Scarborough, Maine

October 28, 2018 23rd Sunday after Pentecost


 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


Opening:  #410 – Praise, My Soul, The King Of Heaven”

Gospel:  #411 – “O Bless the Lord, My Soul (vs. 1, 2 and 6)

Closing:  #301 – “Father, We Thank Thee Who Hast Planted”


The prelude for this Sunday is “Prelude In E Flat” by Russian composer Alexander Scriabin (1871-1915 A.D.).

The offertory is a piece in F major from the epic film “Ben Hur”; music by Hungarian composer Miklos Rosza (1907-1995 A.D.).

The postlude is an arrangement by Craig Phillips of “All Glory, Laud and Honor” by Polish composer Melchior Teschner (1584-1635 A.D.).

After Coffee Hour the St. Nicholas Chimers will rehearse today.  Please join us!

Terry Foster, Church Musician

GARDEN CLEAN UP – After coffee hour those of us who are not chiming are invited to help us put the garden to bed for the fall.  Many hands will make light work – no gardening experience required!

Thursday, November 1 – Holy Eucharist – 9:00am

Join us for a quiet start to your busy day.


Sunday, November 4 – Ministers

Coffee Hour Hosts: Carol Brown and Nancy Agan

Eucharistic Ministers: Bill Nixon(P) and Jane Ducott

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.

Sunday, November 11 – Ministers

Coffee Hour Hosts: Nancy Nickerson

Eucharistic Ministers: Carl Bredenberg(P) and Bill Sproull

Greeters: Cathy and Mark Bennett

Lectors: Dorothy and John Sutton

Offering Teller: John Nye

Sunday, November 18 – Giving Sunday

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

St. Elizabeth’s Essentials Pantry News

We received this email this week – “Our St. E’s neighbors are in urgent need of coats.  Yesterday was our first day for distributing coats and we completely ran out!   Please request donations from your congregations of adult winter coats – women’s and men’s — all sizes but large and x-large men’s are especially needed.”  Donations may be left in the basket in our entryway, and thank you!






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