the Episcopal Church of St. Andrew
The eleventh sunday after pentecost 20 august 2017
The flowers above the altar at Old St. Andrew’s are given by Tina and Bill Colehower in thanksgiving for family and friends. The flowers at Gould Road are given in loving memory of Sarah Nichole Tirrell by the Tirrell family.
Thanks to those who helped with UpBeat Choir Camp and those whose donations in memory of Heidi Beckwith helped make it possible.
In the wake of events in Charlottesville, Bishop Rob and Presiding Bishop Michael Curry have posted responses on the diocesan and national Episcopal websites, both accessible from the bottom of our own home page at www.standrewsnl.org.
After prayerful consideration, your church leaders have decided to stick with our current pattern of worship: an 8 o'clock Eucharist with minimal unaccompanied singing and a 10 o'clock Eucharist with full choir and Sunday School. All-Age Eucharists will continue on the first Sunday of the month at 10:00, and there will be opportunities at high points of the Christian Year for the choir to lead a classic, choral service at 10 o'clock. We shall work hard to ensure that newcomers feel welcome at all our services.
Epiphany Church in Newport celebrated a wonderful rebirth
yesterday. Thanks to those who helped transform the building. Bishop Rob visits next Saturday at 5 PM. Please let Kelly know if you can help with refreshments after next Saturday’s service when Bishop Rob visits.
Fall is fast approaching with its church events:
St. Andrews Strollers. Sign up to walk or give online at www.crophungerwalk.
Please submit items for the September-October issue of the Network to Alice Perry by today. You can e-mail items to email@example.com or submit hard copy in the newsletter mailbox in the church office.
Faith & Issues will meet this Tuesday, 22 August from 7-8:30 to discuss The Book of Joy by Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama. On 26 September the discussion will be around Days of Awe and Wonder - How to be a Christian in the 21st Century by Marcus J. Borg.
When the Rev’d Kathleen Rusnak returned from her trip to Zimbabwe, she spoke about the inspiring work of her hosts: the seminarians of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit (Spiritans). Kathleen has created an audio CD of their chants and hymns from daily Mass (with help from Gerry Putnam at CedarHouse Sound). Copies (on the narthex shelf) are on sale for $20 (cash or checks payable to K. Rusnak can be left in the office). Enjoy the beauty of their simple singing and help relieve their poverty.
Please put canned soup (not chicken noodle) and empty egg
cartons in the box in the narthex for the Food Pantry.
All are welcome to Summer Cookouts on Wednesdays at 5:30pm.
Thursday Tots at St. Andrew’s will be back on 7 September from 10-11:30 in the Parish Hall. We meet each Thursday morning — an informal, friendly playgroup for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers attending with their parents and carers. Cost is $1.00 per child. Refreshments are provided with opportunities for play and chat, and we always finish with a fun round of singing.
This week we celebrate birthdays with Janet Miller Haines, Tricia Tilley, Michele Frenkiewich, Jacob Densmore, Janie Webster, Anne Beck.
Please pray for those on our parish prayer list: Caroline, Jane Swan, Elaine Steere, Kay Ek, Tracy Dickson, Lev, Tom, Alex, Hod Moses, Bob Sterling, Roberta & Philip, Ava and her family, Priscilla Roberts, Fred Boyle, Richard, Craig Knowles, Josephine Snow, Bruce, Wen & Libby, Marjorie, Julie & her daughters, Dot Gordon, Frank Bartucca, Dusty Logan, Ray Provencal, Margarete Wasilieff, Edward Kanu, Kevin Bland & family, Sheila, Richard and Barbara Fenton, Eric & Beverly Errhalt, Cindy Wall, Cathy, Judith Mary, Margaret, Zack, Brooke, Eleni, Leland Prince, Tuckerman, Mary, John, the Denise family, Julie Deeter, Emilie, John Robert Monahan, Dawn, Don & Dana, Rob & Karen, Greg Potter, Charles, Judy, Jack, Ellie Alleman, Patrick, Aldyn Frenkiewich, Christopher & Jacinta Baron & family, Christine.
If you have someone on the Parish Prayer list, please keep us updated if you would like to keep them on after a month.
Please pray for the repose of the soul of John Stearns. This week we also remember Barbara Ela.