Lent II

Lent II

St. Andrew’s 

 Episcopal Church

Lent II

March 17, 2019

“St. Patrick’s Day”

7:30 a.m.  Quiet Holy Eucharist Rite I 

8:00 Confirmation Class

  9:00 a.m.  Holy Eucharist Rite I / Penitential Order 

10:45 a.m. Adult Education   

St. Patrick’s Day Party Today: At our fellowship, following the 9:00 a.m. service today, we will have a St. Patrick’s Party.

Lent is Here: We are now in the Season of Lent, which began on Wednesday, March 6th (Ash Wednesday). During Lent, it is the tradition to “Tone things Down”, in our worship, and to add the emphasis on penitence. Here are the following changes to our liturgy during Lent: 1.) Silent Entrance Procession of the clergy and worship assistants. 2.) Added liturgical prayers.  3.) No Gloria 4.) No Gospel Procession 5.) Rite I of the Great Thanksgiving 6.) No Alleluias!!!

2019 Friday Evening Lenten Bible Study/Meatless Meals: Our Bible study time is from 6:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This year, we will add a sixth & final class on Wednesday, April 10th. following the Office of Evening Prayer. The schedule for our Lenten Bible Study is also posted in Perry Hall.

Candy Egg Making Tuesday Night: Candy Egg making, Tuesday night, March 19, in the parish hall, 6:00 p.m. Other date: March 26th, at 6:00 p.m. in the parish hall.

Additional Live Security Cameras: There are now (3) more live security cameras on the Church campus, bringing a total of (7) live security cameras to the Church campus.

Annual Meeting Next Week: The Annual Meeting is next week. Meeting will follow the 9:00 a.m. service. Father Steve gives his “State of the Church Report” during the sermon. The meeting in Perry Hall is very brief. 

Father Steve Guest Preacher: Again, Fr. Steve has been asked to preach at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Parish, Hancock, during their Wednesday 2019 Lenten Preaching Series. Fr. Steve will preach on Wednesday, March 27th. at the 7:30 p.m. This preaching series is held in conjunction with the Daily Office of Evening Prayer. A potluck supper precedes the service of Evening Prayer beginning at 6:30 p.m. All are Welcome.

St. Patrick’s Day Trivia Questions: 

1.) What did St. Patrick bring to Ireland in 453 A.D.? 

2.) What did St. Patrick supposedly chase out of Ireland?

3.) Which traditional instrument was adopted as a logo by Guinness?

4.) According to the old folk song, what was Molly Malone selling in Dublin?

5.) How many leaves does a shamrock have?

6.) What gives the Purple Mountains in Kerry their color?

7.) Which well known drink comes from the Old Middleton Distillery in County Cork?

8.) What was the famine that caused a large migration of Irish immigrants to the U.S.?

9.) What years were the famine in question #8?

10.) At Trinity College in Dublin, there are these famous books. What are they called, The Book of  – – – – – ?

11.) In which city is Guinness brewed?

12.) John Wayne & Maureen O’Hara filmed a movie in County Mayo. What was the name of this movie?

13.) What famous Irish actor played James Bond?

14.) What was St. Patrick? (A missionary; Bishop; Slave)?

15.) Kissing the Blarney Stone is supposed to give you the gift of what?

16.) What does the circle at the center of the Celtic cross represent? 

17.) A portion of Father Steve’s ancestry, and surname comes from this County in Ireland. Can you name this county?

18.) What is the tradition you do if someone doesn’t wear Green on St. Patrick’s Day? PLEASE – this is a tradition – please do not do it today at St. Andrew’s!

19.) What is the nickname for Ireland? Why?

20.) What does “Erin Go Bragh” mean?

St. Andrew’s Printed Prayer List (By permission):

Kathi – Ramie – Tommie – Deacon John – Dan – Tommie – Thim – Mary – Payton – Rich – Denise – Carrol – Chuck – Jill – Stacy – Carlene – Staci – Randy – Annie – Margaret – Marsha Christa – Beverly – Ray – Gail – Mary – Richard – Emma Kelby – Staci – Carrie – Steve – Dave – Michael – Carlene Sonja – Sharon – NancyPatAndyRogerTheodore “Baby Teddy” – Jacki – Dennis – Elizabeth – Chuck – Faye – Kelsey – Jess – Phil – John – Rod – Dottie – Kate – Curtis – Dick – All Police Officers – Our Military – The First Responders of Our Communities – The Residents of Holly Place – The Homeless – Those suffering addictions – Those with mental illness – The unborn children; those who were never given a chance to be born.

The Anglican Communion Cycle of Prayer for Sunday, March 17, 2019:

Pray for the Church of England

The Most Revd and Rt Hon Justin Welby – Archbishop of Canterbury

Episcopal Diocese of Maryland Cycle of Prayer for March 17, 2019:

Ascension, Scarboro

Christ Church, Rock Spring

Emmanuel, Bel Air

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