March 5, 2017 – First Sunday in Lent


Sunday, March 5 – Holy Eucharist – 9:30am – Ministers

Coffee Hosts: Vicki and David LaQuerre

Eucharistic Ministers: Bill Nixon and John Sutton(P)

Greeters: Erik and Dana Jensen

Lectors: Cynthia and John Nye            Offering Teller: Kelly Martino



Opening: #143 – “The Glory of These Forty Days”

Hymn To Greet the Gospel:

#810 – “You Who Dwell In the Shelter of the Lord”

(from Wonder, Love and Praise)

Closing:  #688 – “A Mighty Fortress”


This Sunday we welcome back internationally known violinist Aban Zirikly.  Aban is a native of Syria who now lives in Cape Elizabeth.  He brings a wealth of musical experience including solo work and conducting.  He will be sharing violin selections throughout the service.  Please make him welcome.  His presence is made possible by the Barbara MacDougall Fund.

Terry Foster, Church Musician

Wednesday, March 8 – Lenten Service and Luncheon – St. Max’s – 12 noon

The service will followed by a soup and bread luncheon.

Thursday, March 9 – 9:00am – Holy Eucharist

Join us for a quiet start to your busy day.

Thursday, March 9, 2016 – 6:30pm to 8pm – Bishop’s Committee Meeting 

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

of St. Nicholas.


Sunday, March 12 – Holy Eucharist – 9:30am – Ministers

Coffee Hosts: Erik and Dana Jensen

Eucharistic Ministers: Jane Ducott(P) and Bill Sproull

Greeters: Mark and Cathy Bennett

Lectors: Carol and Bill Pape

Offering Teller: Nancy Agan

Wednesday, March 15 – Lenten Service and Luncheon – St. Max’s – 12 noon

The service will be led by Rev. David S. Heald, followed by soup and bread supplied by members of St. Nicholas.  Please sign up on the bulletin board if you are able to supply a crock pot of soup or a loaf of bread.

Thursday, March 16 – Worship Committee – 10am at Jane Ducott’s

All are welcome as we plan for Holy Week and beyond.

Thursday, March 16 – Lenten Book Study – 6:30pm – 8pm

 “Practical Christianity: Meditations for the Season of Lent” proposes that faith is something we do, not merely something we believe in. The Rev. Jane Shaw is the former Dean of Grace Cathedral, San Francisco, and is now Dean for Religious Life at Stanford University. The book is available through your local book store and online.  Please read the introduction and the first chapter.  We will also meet on March 23, 30 and April 6.