Growing in God's Love as an Open, Caring Community

Announcements-April 7, 2019

Fifth Sunday in Lent

Check out the Lent Resources

Palm Sunday April 14

Neighborhood Parade leaving the church at 9:15am

Passion Drama and Communion at 10am

Read more about other events Holy Week 2019

Outreach is hosting its next luncheon at Columbia Street will be May 5. The Sign-up is in the Common Room.

 

 

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Faith Linking in Action News:

Transportation for All will meet Thursday April 18 @ 9AM – 11AM at Peace & Justice Center,  96 Harlow St., Suite 100, Bangor. Child friendly and light refreshments served. TFA Meets monthly, the third Thursday at this time and location.

Childcare & Jobs. This is the legislative season in Maine. There are new bills to read and consider so it is an important time for those interested in improving access to quality childcare for better jobs and to streamline regulations for both childcare providers and those seeking childcare. The Childcare team needs members to investigate bills, talk to citizens, connect with legislators, and help develop a plan of action.The next meeting will be Wednesday, April 10 @ 6PM at United Methodist Church, Essex Street, Bangor.

The second annual Week of the Young Child event is coming Saturday, April 27 at the Children’s Museum, Bangor. There are still volunteer opportunities for this event.  Speak to Mary Ann Perry for a volunteer form.

Food Access Committee meets this Thursday, April 11 from 11-1:00 at UMaine, Augusta, Bangor campus. Peg Olson has details of location.

Earth Day special event is April 2 from 1:00-3:30 in Pickering Square in downtown Bangor. Join Transportation for All for a free fun afternoon of earth and kid friendly activities, live entertainment, environmental education and much more. Our Gardening Group plans to participate. Jamie Beck has more details.

Faith Linking in Action Spring Convening will be Thursday, May 2 at Hammond Street Congregational Church. Here what all the groups are doing. The theme will be sharing your faith experiences and journey as you work with FLIA on community issues. Pot Luck       supper begins at 5PM and the meeting starts at 6:15.

Rev. Peggy Day, Mary Ann Perry, and Rev. Lev Sherman represent St. Patrick’s on the Board of Faith Linking in Action


There is still time to sign up for the Diocese of Maine’s Spring Training 2019 which will be held in Augusta on Saturday, April 27.  Learn more.

Mark your calendars. Spring Cleanup will be Sunday, April 28th.  Many hands make light work!

 

Living Local: Joining God. 

Lent is a time to pause and a time for reflection. Please look at the back wall of our worship space for questions to use for your reflection time. …Your Living Local Team

Prayer list updates: Larry and Bonnie Puls are the new contact people for creating the prayer list.  If you would like to add or delete someone from the prayer list you can add your request in the common room or contact the Puls’ at bonniepuls@aol.com or 942-1321 or find their contact information in the new green directory.

Artful Spirit Connection is hosting an Art N’ Play on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 10 am to 12 noon. Please join us as we experiment with watercolor paints and learn a few beginner techniques: basic washes, wax resist, splattering, salt texture and alcohol spritzing. Paula Baines will facilitate the session. Come learn, play and experiment. Supplies will be provided. Cash donations towards kids’ art kits are welcome. 

by Paula Baines