November 17, 2011

Services for this coming Sunday, November 20th, The Last Sunday after Pentecost, Christ the King, will be at 8 and 10 am with guest preacher, The Rev. Gail Avery.

Readings for this Sunday: Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24;
Psalm 100; Ephesians 1:15-23; Matthew 25:31-46

Services for the following Sunday, November 27th, The First Sunday of Advent, will be at 8 and 10 am with guest preacher, The Rev. Ellie McLaughlin.

Readings for the following Sunday: Isaiah 64:1-9;

Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18;1 Corinthians 1:3-9; Matthew 13:24-37

Last Sunday’s Service was enjoyed by all with guest priest, Rev. Susan Ackley presiding.

Our guest organist was Ray Stineford.

Come for the food and fun! Join us for a Saint Andrew's Harvest Supper and Pie Auction, tomorrow night, November 18th. Tickets will be available at the door. Plan to come and invite your friends! It is hoped that many of you will bake delicious pies (pies that can be frozen for Thanksgiving feasts are especially welcome) to be auctioned following the meal, beginning at about 7:30pm. 
Note: Pies should be delivered on the day of the dinner/auction by 3 p.m.

  On Saturday we will be participating in the Farmer’s Market at the Brett School from 10am-1pm. Gretchen will be there with a table of relishes, hot pepper jelly, popcorn, cornmeal, plants and other things. Hope to see you there!

Get Ready! St. Andrew’s Boughs & Bonbons Holiday Fair
Saturday, December 3rd – 9 AM – 1PM
We need your help with this last fundraising event of the year.

Flyers are available in the Parish hall or Please contact co-chairs Lynne Clough (323-7046) or Patti Rau (367-8223) with questions or offers of help. Let’s make this Boughs & Bonbons the best ever!

Thank you! to Sally DeGroot for producing and framing the poem read at the Blessing of the Kitchen. It looks wonderful on the wall.


Have you noticed? The children’s corner in the Parish Hall has been made more “children” friendly. The addition of the small chairs (which were stored in the basement) along with a couple of small tables. The chalk/dry board easel was brought out from the Prince Room. This area is very much enjoyed by children from the Parish as well as those accompanying their parents to Food Pantry and AA.
Stewardship Update: We are now up to 54 pledges in the amount of $ 118,168.00 on our way to $140,000.00. Thank you for your individual support for us as a church community.

Make sure you check the announcements in the bulletin to see what plans are being made for Heidi’s return in two weeks!

ALL ARE WELCOME!To join a Service of Morning Prayer, every Wednesday at 9 AM, led by one of our three licensed worship leaders.


For each new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food,
For love and friends,
For everything Thy goodness sends.

 - Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

The church office will be closed on Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th for the Holiday. I will be in Bar Harbor, ME enjoying the holiday with family and friends. Please look for the next Thursday Memo on December 1st. Wishing everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving. 
Happy Fall Blessings, Debra

Fri  11/18: 
          10a-noon  Food Center

 Sat  11/19: 
          8pm AA & Al-Anon(PH,PR)

Sun 11/20:
          8 and 10am Holy Eucharist
          5pm Dinner Bell:  Cook team: UUFES

Mon 11/21:  Church office closed
Food Center Thanksgiving Basket Distribution
Tue  11/22:
          10a-noon  Food Center- Basket Distribution
          6:30pm Evening Prayer
          7pm Liturgy Committee
          8pm AA (PH)

Wed 11/23:
          9am  Morning Prayer

 Thu  11/24 & Fri 11/25: Office will be closed
Happy Thanksgiving!