St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church in Scarborough, Maine

November 11, 2018 25th Sunday after Pentecost

THIS WEEK AT SAINT NICK’S

 

Sunday, November 11 – Ministers

Guest Celebrant:  Rev. Lin Peyton

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’S HYMNS

This Sunday we welcome guest organist Tim Hartsfield of Sanford who will be playing throughout the service.

Opening:  #686 – “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”

Gospel:  #593 – “Lord Make Us Servants of Your Peace”

Closing:  #707 – “Take My Life, and Let It Be”

ABOUT THE INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

Today’s prelude is “Look Down on Us” by Felix Mendelssohn

The offertory is “Boundless Love” by Dennis Loewen, 1979.

The postlude is “Allegro” by G.F. Handel

Thursday, November 15 – Holy Eucharist – 9:00am

Join us for a quiet start to your busy day.

LOOKING AHEAD

Sunday, November 18 – Giving Sunday

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

Sunday, November 18 – Ministers

Coffee Hour Hosts: Jane Ducott and Carl Bredenberg

Eucharistic Ministers: Dick Hamilton and Mark Bennett(P)

Greeters: Kelly Martino and Marci Pobgee

Lectors: Sarah and Chris Taylor

Offering Teller: Kelly Martino

Sunday, November 25 – Ministers

Preacher:  Connie Dube

Coffee Hour Hosts: Volunteers needed, please

Eucharistic Ministers: Nancy Agan and John Sutton(P)

Greeters:  Carl Bredenberg and Nancy Agan

Lectors: Alice and Brad Wellman

Offering Teller: Nancy Agan

St. Elizabeth’s Essentials Pantry News

Our next turn at St. Elizabeth’s is Tuesday, December 4.  See Terry Foster if you are available to help out.

Also, winter coats are greatly needed at the pantry, especially men’s sizes large and extra-large.   Donations may be left in the basket in our entryway, and thank you!

Stewardship Campaign

Watch your mailboxes for our annual stewardship letters.  We ask that you prayerfully consider supporting St. Nicholas Episcopal Church with your time, talent and treasure – your financial support. Please see either of the wardens, Cynthia or Kelly, with any questions you may have.

3rd ANNUAL COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER

on Thanksgiving Day (Thurs. Nov. 22nd) at Wentworth School.  The dinner with all the fixings for a traditional holiday meal is hosted by Scarborough School Nutrition Program, Scarborough Community Services, Project GRACE and many neighbors and friends in Scarborough.  All are welcome to attend this delicious and festive community celebration.  To learn more and reserve your seat at the table, please go to www.ThanksgivingScarborough.org or call 730-4100.  Please help spread the word!

Thursday, December 13 – 6:30pm – Bishop’s Committee Meeting

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

St. Nicholas Episcopal Church.

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