Winter Service Schedule:

Winter Service Schedule:
As our numbers shrink, we need to huddle together for the darkest, coldest part of the winter. From The First Sunday after Christmas (December 28) through Easter Sunday (April 5), we will have a single service of Holy Eucharist at 10:00 AM on Sundays. The 7:30 service will re-commence the Second Sunday of Easter (April 12). Morning Prayer will continue Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 8:30 in the Rectory Library through the winter.

Mark your calendars, current events and snow closing info!

We pray for Ty Proctor, Kendra Riley, Lillian Leighton, Bill Baker, Charlie, Peter, Mary Parker, Richard Young, Sarah B., Sharon Gracen, Emily Frazier, Brooke, Alan, Wilda Higgins, Judith Coburn-Harris, Dickie, Herb Carman, Barbara Purtell, Sarah Flynn, Wesley and Lucinda Dudley, Cecily Flowers, Tristram Colket, Larry Ziglar, Marion Carrier, George Swanson, Lydia Thayer, Hannah Schuller, Jeanne Judge, Sarah Cleaves, Anne Cleaves, Penny Ayer, Pauline Hartin. (Please let the office know of any updates.)

Mark your calendars!
Sunday, Dec. 21 11:30 am Advent Discussion Series – Parish Hall
12 noon Greening of the church following 10 am service
4 pm Community Christmas Caroling–Bar Harbor Green
Wed., Dec. 24 4 pm Christmas Eve Family Service – Rev. Dr. Jenny Reece
9:30 pm Special Music offering – Julia Morris-Myers
10 pm Choral Eucharist – Rev. Timothy Fleck
Thurs., Dec. 25 7:30 am Christmas Day Eucharist – Rev. Timothy Fleck
12:30 am Christmas Lunch – Rectory Dining Room
Friday, Dec. 26. 9 am Deadline for Voice articles and pictures
Sunday, Dec. 28 7:30 am Winter service schedule starts – no 7:30 service
10:00 am Lessons and Carols with Eucharist – Rev. Alice Downs
Wed., Dec. 31 12 Noon Caregiver Support Group – Library
5 pm *Movie Night in the Parish Hall
Thurs., Jan. 1 all day Office closed
Friday, Jan. 2 12 noon Contemplative Prayer – Rectory Library

We have set up a snow-closing notification on WLBZ TV channel 2. We will also post on our website, so if you question whether a service or event is taking place at St. Saviour’s, check both places for information, then let anyone know who you think might not have a computer or tv.

*Not the New Year’s Eve late- night- out type?? Join us for a BYOD Movie (bring your own dinner) as an early New Years celebration!! December 31st, 5pm, Parish hall, bring your own dinner as we watch Joyeaux Noel, a movie that is just right for this time of year! Bring a cushion for your chair, house slippers, whatever floats your boat for you to maximize your comfort! 288-2739 more info. All are welcome, so bring a friend!

GIVING TREE! Once again St. Saviour’s has a giving tree in the Narthex and we are collecting waterproof men’s gloves and white men’s socks for the common cathedral! This is a wonderful program that Rev. Debbie Little Wyman is involved with in Boston. It is part of Ecclesia Ministries, Inc. and is an outdoor congregation, housed and un-housed, sharing God’s love through community, pastoral care, creative expression, and worship on Boston Common. They are non-proselytizing and ecumenical. They welcome and support all people. common cathedral serves as an important community for people experiencing homelessness, and for faith communities who want to be in supportive relationship with un-housed individuals and their friends. common cathedral welcomes everyone to participate fully in our worship and extended hospitality.

Christmas Dinner here! Our second annual Christmas dinner will be held in the Rectory Common dining room on 12/25 beginning at 12:30 pm. If you do not have family in the area and will be alone, come and join us. Ham and baked potatoes will be provided and the rest is “pot luck”. Please RSVP to Linda Foster at linda@foster.net or at 288-2720, if you are planning to come. You can then discuss what “pot” you might bring.

Taize Services at St. Saviour’s

Taizé – An Ecumenical Prayer Service at St. Saviour’s Parish, 41 Mt. Desert Street, Bar Harbor

Watch for more services to come. Simple, yet profound. Experience the spirituality and the meditative songs of the Taizé community of France, an interdenominational and ecumenical monastic order known around the world for its message of trust, peace and reconciliation. • Candlelight, • Scripture, • Silence, • Song, • Prayer.
St. Saviour’s is handicap accessible and All are welcome! www.stsaviours.me

St. Saviour’s Panorama

 


Seth Thompson, an assistant professor of design at the American University of Sharjah (United Arab Emirates), produced this beautiful panorama of St. Saviour’s.  Click here to explore the depths of this 360-degree view of our sanctuary. He has graciously allowed us to maintain a home for this on our website.

This panorama is also featured in Mr. Thompson’s Sacred Spaces of New England project.

A Musical Offering

Bach’s Arioso, as performed by Bill Myers (‘cello) and our choirmaster/organist Julia Morris-Myers (piano)

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