November 11, 2018

St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church
Blue Hill ~ Maine
November 9, 2018

This Sunday!
Thank you everyone for filling out the lists! Please bring your items to church this Sunday, November 11. Delivery to The Emmaus Shelter and H.O.M.E. will be after our worship service. You are wonderfully generous! St. Francis Church will account for 20% of the Thanksgiving Baskets at the The Emmaus Shelter.

St. Francis Church
The Calendar

Sunday Services
10 am

Thanksgiving Items

Choir Practice
5 pm
Sunday, November 11
Adult Forum
"Restorative Justice"
Melissa LaLonde
Saturday, December 1
St. Francis Christmas Fair

Sunday, December 2
Advent Begins

We Pray for
Ruth Allen
Mary Belanger
Harry Bissell
David Decrow 
Jim Denny
Joe Devine
Virginia Drewry
Edward Dufresne
Hèrve Galy  
Kira Hartley
Dorrine Harris
Jennifer Hulsey
Sam Hulsey
Ray Ann Kliener
Marilyn Litz
Ron and Sarah Mathews
Jackie Mayhew  
Steve Merek
Julie Nicholson
Corinne Pert
John Remick
Diana Robson
Carla Rosensweig
Ed Rosensweig
Terri Stephens Smith
Carolyn Taylor
Scott West
Persis Williams
David Witter

Those in the Armed Services    
James Crowe III
Andy Dittmer
Brian Haley
Sean Haley
Kyler Hall
Peter McGuyer
Kyle Carino Mings
Eric Partridge
Henry Shepley
Ben Stubbs

Those with November Birthdays

Jon Barry
Sue Barton
Terry Briggs
Michael Crighton
Laura Danielson
David Decrow
Ann Doom
Judith Fuller
Jean Getchell-Forbes
Arthur Gregg
Margaret Hannah
Aletha Langham
Meridith Penfild
Susan Reddy
Lorna Russell
ann Sexton
Lyn Swazey
Sandy Sweet
Judy Thomas
Simon Wesley
Sally Wilson
Ellen Young
Rev. Claudia's knee surgery went well.
She is rehabbing and we send her our prayers.

Adult Forum:
Restorative Justice .  

The Outreach Committee is sponsoring an Adult Forum on Nov. 18th following coffee hour on the program known as  Restorative Justice .

Milissa LaLonde will be our speaker. Milissa is a mentor for the Ellsworth chapter, known as the Hancock County Community 
Reparation. This mission is dedicated to helping first time and young offenders negotiate the court system. Please be sure to attend this informative program!
Celebrating several of our Veterans
-in uniform!
(eClare wants more of these!)

St Francis Christmas Fair

Saturday December 1
All proceeds will go to Rev. Claudia's Discretionary Fund
From Christmas Fair Chair
Nancy Doane

We need items for gift baskets . Please bring just the items... we will put the baskets together.

We will also have the usual re-gift table, greens and plenty of baked items. 

Patty Deetjen reports fresh wreathes and beautiful bows, table arrangements and more will be available at the fair.

* Items for re-gifting may be brought to the church anytime after this Sunday

A wonderful visit with Bishop Steve
Andrew and Charity Chung and Lorraine Duffy were confirmed. Lynne Yurosko was received.
Emma Brown, Performing at The Grand!

 Emma will be playing the Red Queen in the Grand's up-coming production of  Alice Through the Looking Glass.    It is running for two weekends. Here are the show times:

Friday, 11/16 7:00 pm
Saturday, 11/17 7:00 pm
Sunday, 11/18 2:00 pm
Friday, 11/23 7:00 pm
Saturday, 11/24 7:00 pm
Sunday, 11/25 2:00 pm

People can call the Grand for tickets and more info. Their number is 207-667-9500.
Links to Websites of
 Special Interest: 

St Francis by the Sea  (website)

From our church office: We now have a St. Francis Facebook Page! Link below... "LIKE" our page and keep up to date on all the news and happenings!!!

NAMI Maine
Giving Tree
Sunday, November 25
Judy and Tim Thomas
August 27, 1955
Donny and Peter Smith
The Ancestral Home of George Washington
Bob Publicover
Sondrestrom Air Force Base Greenland 1970