Monthly Archive: February 2016

God Loves a Cheerful Giver

Thank you to everyone who contributed to Ash Wednesday through music, serving at liturgies, altar guild, and providing rides to parishioners. This year St. Margaret’s provided Ashes to Go, taking ashes to Waldo County...

Vestry Highlights – February 9 meeting

At its regular meeting on Tuesday, February 9th, the Vestry Expressed appreciation to Christopher+ and all who were involved in the 12-Step Recovery Eucharist.             Decided that St. Margaret’s will support the Living Stones campaign...

Deacon’s Corner

     In keeping with our church’s tradition for the past three years, we will have a clothing drive again this year to benefit the men at the Re-Entry Center.  We’ll begin this month’s clothing...

M.O.R.E. – Mission Outreach Committee

Our first meeting of 2016 will be Monday February 22nd at 1:30 PM in the Parish Hall. We plan to have reports on the ongoing projects of St. Margaret’s outreach and consider how we...

Ashes to Go in Belfast

Today was blessed. Four of us had the opportunity to share Ashes to Go in the community with people who were unable to attend the Ash Wednesday liturgy because of health or profession. Ruth...

Lenten Series: Engaging the Beloved Community

From the Episcopal Public Policy Newsletter 2016-02-10 | Lacy Broemel, Manager for Communications and Operations, Office of Government Relations “The aftermath of nonviolence is the creation of the beloved community. The aftermath of nonviolence is redemption. The aftermath...

Ash Wednesday Liturgies

Noon (no music) and 6 p.m. (with music). All are welcome. Ashes to Go will be taken to our local hospital and nursing homes in the afternoon.

HIGHLIGHTS OF ANNUAL MEETING, PART II, JANUARY 31, 2016

Approximately 50 parishioners attended the Annual Meeting, Part II. Our Rector, the Rev. Christopher Szarke, welcomed all and introduced new parishioners. Those present voted on the following:             Accepted the 2016 Budget as approved by...