St. Nicholas Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church in Scarborough, Maine

Sunday, March 31, 2019 – 4th Sunday of Lent

 THIS WEEK AT SAINT NICK’S

 

March 31 – Ministers

Celebrant:  Rev. Sara D’Angio White

Sermon: Rev. Suzan Nixon

Coffee Hosts:  Becky Buyers and Nils Johnson

Eucharistic Minister:  Bill Nixon (P)

Greeters:  Judy and Graham Pierce

Lectors:  Cynthia and John Nye

Offering Teller:  Dorothy and John Sutton


ABOUT THE MUSIC

 The prelude for this Sunday is “How Blessed From the Bonds of Sin”  by American composer Paul Karvonen (1917-1991).

The offertory is “Jesus, I My Cross Have Taken” by American composer Van Denman Thompson (1890-1969).  His composition is based on a tune by Mozart (1756-1791).

The postlude is “Postlude in D Minor” by French composer Alexandre Guilmant (1837-1911).

Eric Reburn will host a drum circle today after Coffee Hour.  We encourage everyone to join in this celebration of percussion!

 Next Sunday the St. Nicholas Chimers will play during the service.

Terry Foster, Church Musician

 

LOOKING AHEAD

 

April 7 – Ministers

Celebrant:  Sara D’Angio White

Sermon:  Connie Dube

Coffee Hosts:  Schedule available soon

Eucharistic Minister:  Bill Nixon

Greeters:  Bill Sproull and Carl Bredenberg

Lectors:  Mike Ott and Judy Pierce

Offering Teller:  John Nye

 

 

Thursday, April 11 – 6:30pm – Bishop’s Committee

All are welcome to attend the monthly meeting of the governing body of St. Nicholas Episcopal Church.

 

April 14 – Ministers – Palm Sunday

Celebrant:  Rev. Sara D’Angio White

Coffee Hosts:  Schedule available soon

Eucharistic Ministers:  Carl Bredenberg(P) and Marci Pobgee

Greeters:  Kelly Martino and Rod Dixon

Lectors:  Cynthia and John Nye

Offering Teller:  Kelly Martino

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Thank you to the Rev. Suzan Nixon for being our preacher this morning.

 

Easter flower donations are now being accepted.  Please make checks payable to Jane Ducott.  Also include memorial messages and thanksgivings and names of loved ones. 

 Thank you!

 

Musical “Chicago”

 Terry Foster is the musical director of “Chicago” for UNE.  It will be playing in mid-April at the Kennebunk Middle School.  Let’s get a group from St. Nick’s to carpool to see it on Saturday, April 13th for the 2:00pm show.  RSVP to Nancy Agan at 883-1561 or nancyagan@gmail.com.

 

Holy Week Schedule

Maundy Thursday – soup and bread supper at 5:30 followed by the service at 6:15.

Good Friday – service at 5:30.

 

 

SPRUCING UP ST. NICK’S

The classrooms all have fresh paint but we still need help sanding/painting all the trim.  We have started on the hallway and bathrooms.  Please see Erik or Kelly if you have time to help.  Thanks.

 

The Green Power monthly sign-up sheet for 2019 is posted on the Bolger Board with just December needing to be filled.  Thank you to all who have already signed up and even paid! 

 

Memorial Service for Harold (Hoppy) Hopkins will be held on Saturday, April 6 at 2:00pm at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in Yarmouth.

 

 

OUTREACH

 

Thank you to Nancy Agan, Jane Ducott, Dick and Anna Hamilton and Nancy Nickerson for providing food and serving supper for the residents of Logan Place last Monday.

 

Our next time to volunteer at St. Elizabeth’s Pantry is Tuesday, April 2nd.  Please see Terry Foster FMI.

 

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