St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church in Scarborough, Maine

Second Sunday in Lent – 3/12/2017

 THIS WEEK AT SAINT NICK’S

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

ABOUT SUNDAY’S MUSIC

HYMNS

Opening:  #401 – “The God of Abraham Praise” (vs. 1-3)

Hymn to Greet the Gospel:  #393 – “Praise Our Great and Gracious Lord”

Closing:  #473 – “Lift High the Cross”

The prelude is “Prelude for Lent” by Parisian composer and organist Alphonse Schmitt (1875-1912 A.D.).

The offertory is “My Lord, What A Morning”.  The arrangement of this spiritual about “quitting one’s worldly ways” is by H. T. Burleigh (1866-1949 A.D.).

The postlude is Finale on “If Thou Will Suffer God To Guide Thee”, by German poet and composer Georg Neumark (1621-81 A.D.).

Terry Foster, Church Musician

 

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

The service will be led by Rev. David S. Heald and followed by a soup and bread luncheon.  Please see Kelly Martino if you are able to provide a crock pot of soup and/or a loaf of bread.  Thanks!

Thursday, March 16 – 9:00am – Holy Eucharist

Join us for a quiet start to your busy day.

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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

If you would like to make a memorial donation to our Easter flowers, please give a check or cash to Kelly Martino, and let her know what you would like to appear in the Easter bulletin.  Thank you.

LOOKING AHEAD

Sunday, March 19 – Holy Eucharist – 9:30am – Ministers

Celebrant:  Rev. Lin Peyton

Coffee Hosts: Volunteers needed, please.

Eucharistic Ministers: Dick Hamilton and Nancy Agan(P)

Greeters: Rod Dixon and Cheryll Green

Lectors: Bill Nixon and Will Sharp

Offering Teller: Sean Walsh

 

Sunday, March 19 – Giving Sunday – On the third Sunday of each month, we encourage members to bring non-perishable food items for donation to the Scarborough Food Pantry.

Sunday, March 26 – Holy Eucharist – 9:30am – Ministers

Coffee Hosts: Volunteers needed, please.

Eucharistic Ministers: Carl Bredenberg(P) and Mark Bennett

Greeters: Dick and Anna Hamilton

Lectors: Judy Pierce and Bill Sproull

Offering Teller: Anna Hamilton

Sunday, April 9 – Bishop Lane will be visiting!

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