THIS WEEK
 
Sunday February 4:
 
Forum: Presentation by Parking Lot/Grounds Subcommittee
of Century Campaign to share two designs and answer questions. Led by Phoebe Wysor, Subcommittee Chair, with Mark Klopfer of KMDG, landscape designers.  11:30 a.m. Guild Room

Tickets for April 7th  auction go on sale beginning this Sunday after both services. See Steve Harrington after 8 a.m. and Chris Stockwell after 10 a.m. service.  
 $25 per person or $40 per couple, payable by cash or check.
Since there are a limited number of tickets to be sold, we urge  you to take this opportunity to secure your space for this exciting event!
 
Book Club at Bonnie Howard's, 3 Warwick Terrace, M'head, 2 p.m. 
Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice by Bill Browder   
 
   
COMING SOON
 
Feb. 9-10:     Vestry Retreat 
February 11: St. Andrew's hosts R.I.M. partners, Old North, Temple
                     Emanu-El, and Clifton Lutheran. Brunch after 10 a.m. service. 
February 11: Chamber Music Concert: Stabat Mater by Pergolesi, 5 p.m.
                     $10 at the door; benefits St. Andrew's music program.   
 Light reception to follow.    
February 13:  Memory Cafe, 1-3 p.m.    
                      Mardi Gras, Parish Hall, 5:30-8 p.m.
February 14: Ash Wednesday. Services at 7 a.m., noon, 7 p.m.
February 17: Saturday Night in Marblehead, 8 p.m.
 
 
SAVE THE DATES
 
Feb. 21:         Lenten Program begins. 6:30-8 p.m. 
                      Being Mortal by Gawande. St. Michael's partners with us. 
                      Program continues on Wednesdays in Lent. 
February 24: Salem Classical, St. Andrew's Trio. www.salemclassical.com   
February 25: Forum: Presentation by Communications Subcommittee of  
 Century Campaign to share details and answer questions. Led by
 Elizabeth Muller and Penny Stratton. Guild Room, 11:30 a.m.   
February 25: Beloved Community Teams of St. Andrew's & St. Stephen's
                     ask us all to save the date for an event at Bethel A.M.E. Church,
                     Lynn. 3 to 6 p.m. Stay tuned for details. 
March 3:        Progressive dinner supporting Refugee Immigration Ministry
March 11:      Faure Requiem with combined choirs of St. Andrew's and the  
        Ascension Church of Ipswich at Tabernacle Church, Salem  
March 17:       Parish potluck and sing-along. St. Patrick's Day 
March 25:      Palm Sunday
March 29:      Maundy Thursday
March 30:      Noon Liturgy  
                      Good Friday Cantata (evening)
April 1:           Easter Sunday. Services: 8, 9:30, 11:15 a.m. 
April 7:            Auction! To donate an item for the live or silent auction, please                          contact   Chris Stockwell.   
April 14:         Welcome Newcomers Reception 
May 12:          NOTE DATE CHANGE! Rummage Sale
 
New! Memory Cafe  will meet regularly at St. Andrew's on the second Tuesday of the month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. A Memory Cafe is a welcoming and safe place for people with forgetfulness or other changes in their thinking and for their family and friends to come together. For more information, see the flyers on the table outside the Parish Hall or contact  Victoria Guskiewicz.

MEALS 
If you know of a parishioner who would appreciate a meal due to illness or other circumstance, please take and deliver a casserole or soup from the freezer in our kitchen. 

Opportunities for Giving   
             
 
Lotions and Potions 
Place small containers of shampoo, toothpaste, etc. in the basket in the Guild Room. They'll be donated to Lifebridge, HAWC (Healing Abuse, Working for Change), My Brother's Table, the Inn Between, Inn Transition, and other local nonprofits.
 
Food Pantry                                                    
Bring nonperishable food to the basket outside the Parish Hall. All food goes to the Marblehead Food Pantry and Lifebridge. 
 
To discover additional ways to volunteer and participate at St. Andrew's, see www.standrewsmhd.org/volunteer.html.
Community Events of Interest community
   
Read about upcoming events offered through St. Andrew's about the Town! 


Ongoing in the Cloister Gallery
 Works by Susan J. Schrader and Alexander Gassel
through March 22   
 
Susan J. Schrader, local painter (and parishioner), 
is known for her whimsical style. Alexander Gassel, friend of St. Andrew's, is a Russian immigrant who paints using ancient techniques and egg yolk tempera. 
 
Susan J. Schrader
Alexander Gassel
 
Weekly at St. Andrew's
 
Mondays
Junior Choir rehearsal, 4-4:45 p.m. Bring a friend!
Tuesdays
Bible Study, 9:15 a.m. Newcomers welcome! Contac Margaret Eckman
and
Choir rehearsal, 7:30-9 p.m.  
Wednesdays
Eucharist, noon
Saturdays
Open Way Community Sangha, 8-9 a.m. Peer-led meditation.
Please arrive ten minutes beforehand. Share tea and coffee afterwards.
Monthly at St. Andrew's
  
Children's Sermon and Youth Choir 
Third Sunday at 10 a.m. Children are invited to the service instead of Children's Chapel. The Youth Choir sings, and the sermon is geared toward youth.  Godly Play and child care are offered for our youngest members.
Anointing and  Prayers for Healing
Second Sunday following 10 a.m. service
Vestry
Third Monday, 7 p.m. 
Memory Cafe
Second Tuesday, 1-3 p.m.
My Brother's Table
Serve the first Tuesday; email  Tim Parker, 781-631-5335
Meditation and Poetry
Third Friday. An independent group for all faith traditions. Come to either or both segments: Silent meditation in the Zen tradition, 12:30-1 p.m.; tea and poetry, 1-2 p.m.
Poetry Saturdays
Fourth Saturday 7 p.m.

wide view of church

Wyman Memorial Church of St. Andrew
The Reverend C. Clyde Elledge, Rector
135 Lafayette Street
Marblehead, MA 01945
  Office email: office@standrewsmhd.org 

To reach the rector:
in case of pastoral emergency: 781-576-0329
 
Office hours
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
and by appointment

Cloister Gallery hours
(subject to occasional change due to church events)
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Sunday 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

To reach the editors of the weekly newsletter, the Chimes, the webpage, and the Sunday bulletin, email communication@standrewsmhd.org


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