Document Sample
Bulletin Powered By Docstoc
					Bulletin                                                                                          Mission Statement
St. Andrew’s Church                                                                               Our mission is
A Companion Parish of the Diocese of Quincy                                                       “to restore all people to unity with
3700 Woodmont Boulevard                                                                           “God and each other in Christ,”
Nashville, Tennessee 37215                                                                        in an Anglo-Catholic parish
The Rev. James M. Guill, SSC, Rector                                                              with a rich tradition of community
Carl F. Smith, Organist and Choirmaster                                                           within the full sacramental life
Kaye P. Howry, Parish Secretary                                                                   of the church.
Church Phone: 292-9935
Rectory Phone: 385-1872
Fax: 292-9917     Preschool: 297-5225
Website:                                                                   Year B
                                                                                                  7:30 a.m. — Prayer and Low Mass
Sunday, March 22, 2009                                                                            9:00 a.m. — Choir Practice

Fourth Sunday in Lent                                                                             9:00 a.m. — Christian Formation

                                                                                                  9:45 a.m. — Nursery open

                                                                                                  10:00 a.m. — HIGH MASS with Homily

                                                                                                  5:00 p.m. — Evensong (Chapel) CANCELLED

                                                       Welcome, Visitors!
         We extend a most cordial welcome to our visitors. Please use the Visitor’s Guide in the pew to follow our service. As you
enter the Lord’s House, be thoughtful, be silent, and be reverent. Please remember to turn off all cell phones and pagers. Before Mass,
speak to the Lord; during Mass, let the Lord speak to you; after Mass, speak to the Lord through one another, as you join the Parish
Family for fellowship in the Parish House. Remember to sign our guest book, please!

             LAETARE SUNDAY                      Thursday liturgy is taken to a special place           emotional and financial assistance to
            Today is Laetare Sunday, the         to be “reposed” to await the time for the              persons living (and dying) with HIV/AIDS.
Fourth Sunday of Lent. The name comes            faithful to be communicated at the Good                EASTER VIGIL: 8:30 p.m.
from the Latin word for the first word in the    Friday liturgy. In this special place apart            After sundown, in a Great Vigil, we recall
Introit, “Rejoice”. This is from Isaiah 66:10,   from the main Sanctuary, called the Chapel             our salvation history, renew our Baptismal
“Rejoice ye with Jerusalem.” The rose            of Repose, a continuous watch of prayer is             Covenant, and celebrate the first Mass of
colored vestments are worn, rose being a         kept in response to Our Lord’s question to             Easter     joyfully    commemorating      the
lighter shade of purple or violet. This          His disciples, “Could you not watch one                Resurrection of Jesus the Christ.
Sunday is also known as “Mothering               hour with me?” Each member of the Parish                          Remember, Holy Week and the
Sunday” or “Refreshment Sunday” in               is invited to watch “one hour” with Our Lord.          Triduum starts with Palm Sunday and ends
England. The purpose of Laetare is to            Because this watch is to be uninterrupted              with the Easter Vigil or Easter Sunday.
rejoice in the midst of the penitential season   and continuous, we ask the official                    Coming to Easter Sunday is like coming to
because the end and purpose of Lent is the       “watchers” to select a time and to commit to           the last act of a play. You need to be a part
joy of Easter. The walk with our Lord            the hour by signing the watch chart. Others            of the whole drama, so please plan on
during his forty days in the Wilderness of       are always encouraged to be present at any             attending all these acts in the drama of our
Lent is not an end unto itself.                  time as well, although those committed in              salvation!
                                                 advance guarantee an unbroken watch.
         REMOTE PREPARATION:                                                                                 INVITE A GUEST SUNDAY-MAY 3
           THE MAUNDY WATCH                                   TRIDUUM SACRUM                                        Please mark your calendars for
           A watch chart is posted on the                   Triduum Sacrum is the Latin title           the Fourth Sunday in Easter, May 3, for a
bulletin board in the Parish Hall for the        for the last three days of Holy Week, the              special       Sunday      of      evangelism.
continuous watch of prayer that is held          most solemn period in all of the Christian                         Admittedly, for Christians every
before the Blessed Sacrament from after          year. Each of these days has its own name              day is a day to share the Good News of
the Maundy Thursday evening liturgy until        and on that day, a liturgy proper to that day          Jesus Christ! We want to make a special
the beginning of the Good Friday liturgy (i.e.   is held at a special time.                             effort on May 3, however, to have everyone
from 7:30 p.m. Thursday until 3:00 p.m. on       MAUNDY THURSDAY: 6:00 p.m.                             invite at least one guest to our services that
Good Friday).                                    The major theme of this day is a                       day. Be thinking of someone that you know
           From earliest times, Good Friday      commemoration of the Last Supper with the              whom you would like to join us here at St.
is the one day of the year when the Church       washing of the feet, Holy Eucharist, and               Andrew’s. Begin praying that they be open
has never celebrated the Mass. However,          stripping of the Altar. An offering will be            to the Holy Spirit working through you and
the Sacrament is received by all the faithful.   received       for      Mercy      Ministries.         accept the invitation. As you go about your
At the Festival Mass of the Institution of the   GOOD FRIDAY: 3:00 pm                                   daily life and work, be aware of people you
Blessed Sacrament on Maundy Thursday,            The Liturgy recalls the Crucifixion of Christ          know or encounter that need to be in
sufficient hosts are consecrated to be           with the Ministry of the Word, solemn                  church. And don’t forget, our Ascension
administered on Good Friday: hence, the          prayers, veneration of the Cross, and                  Day High Mass and Shrimp Boil will be May
name of the Good Friday liturgy came to be       Communion of the Pre-sanctified. Our                   21, which will be a great evening to follow-
known as the “mass of the Pre-Sanctified.”       offering on this day will be given to                  up with our guests.
The Sacrament consecrated at the Maundy          Nashville Cares, a program that provides
FORWARD IN FAITH ASSEMBLY IN JUNE                                    NEW DIRECTORY                               the Church, followed immediately by
            Forward in Faith, North America                        There are copies of the new                   Benediction. The Evensong and Mass
will hold its 21st Annual Assembly June 10-             church phone directory in the narthex and                service at 5:00 p.m. will be cancelled those
12, 2009 at the National Shrine of Our Lady             parish hall.                                             days. The Acolyte Team from the previous
of the Snows in Belleville, IL. We had our                                                                       Sunday will serve.
delegates and several other people attend                  SUNDAY EVENSONG CANCELLED
last year, and good worship, good food and                        Please note that Evensong is                                  MEN’S CLUB
good times were had by all. We had one of               cancelled this Sunday, May 22.                                     The Men’s Club will have their
the largest contingents there, outside of the                                                                    next meeting May 13, at 6:00 pm beginning
Diocese of Quincy, and we hope to have                        CLEAN-UP DAY SCHEDULED                             with evening prayer in the chapel.
more this year. See Henry and Patti                                  FOR MARCH 28
Carpenter, Anne Ross, Vicky Davis or                              Our Junior Warden, Ken Pitts,                           LENTEN FOOD DRIVE
Danya Downey to see how much they                       has scheduled our spring clean-up day for                         This year’s Lenten food drive will
enjoyed the trip. More details to follow.               Saturday, March 28, beginning at 9:00 a.m.               begin on March 1, and donations will be
                                                        and ending at Noon. Coffee and donuts will               accepted until April 12. (Easter Sunday).
      FLOWERS AND CANDLES FOR                           be available about 8:30 a.m., so plan to
    MAUNDY THURSDAY AND EASTER                          come down for a light breakfast before                              LENTEN MITE BOXES
           Once again, all parishioners are             work. Please come and bring your rakes,                            Lenten mite boxes will be
asked to make a gift of money for flowers               your gloves, and newspapers for window                   available starting Ash Wednesday on the
and plants to be used at the Altar of                   cleaning. Please sign up in the Parish Hall              table in the back of the church for daily
Repose on Maundy Thursday, Easter Day,                  so that we may know how many are                         offerings to benefit St. Luke’s Community
and Easter Week, and for the Paschal                    coming, and plan the work schedule                       House.
Candles to be used during the Easter                    accordingly. We will have pizza for lunch at
season. Contributions may be made in any                Noon. In the event of rain, the outdoor                                APRIL REQUIEM
amount.       Your thank offerings and                  work will take place Saturday, April 4.                             The Requiem Mass for April will
memorials honoring the memory of your                   Please help us to make St. Andrew’s ready                be held on April 22. Please call the office
beloved dead, who rest in the hope of                   for Holy Week!                                           with the names of any of your loved ones
resurrection, will make the Church as                                                                            who departed this life during the month of
beautiful as we all want it to be for The                       STATIONS OF THE CROSS                            April, or add names to the list located in the
Queen of Feasts.        Please return your                        Beginning on Friday, Feb. 27, at               parish hall.
offering in the envelopes provided (located             6:00 p.m., and every Friday thereafter
in the Narthex) by April 5.                             through April 3, you are invited to make the
                                                        pilgrimage of the Stations of the Cross, in

                                                                     Other Items
Confessions: The next scheduled date for Fr. Guill to be in the confessional is June 7, 2009, at 4:00pm. You may also call Fr. Guill to schedule your
confession at any time.
The Sanctuary Candles in the church and in St. Mary’s Chapel are given by St. Andrew’s to the glory of God.
The flowers for the altar are given by Jewel Crandall to the glory of God, and in honor of David’s birthday.
The Old Testament Lector for High Mass this month is Doris Hendrix. Next month’s lector is Bob Ahlschwede.
The Acolyte Team for today is Team II. The 7:30 acolyte for next week is Ken Pitts, and Team I will serve at the 10:00 a.m. service. Team II will serve at
Stations of the Cross and Benediction.
This week’s Coffee hour does not have a host. Next week’s coffee hour also does not have a host.

                                                       Schedule of Daily Services
                                                      Mon., March 23:Gregory the Illuminator, Bishop and
                                                             Missionary of Armenia, c. 332 (purple)
                                                            9:00 a.m. — Morning Prayer (Chapel)
                                                            5:00 p.m. — Evening Prayer (Chapel)
                                                                  5:15 p.m. — Mass (Chapel)
                                                        Tues., March 24:Gabriel the Archangel (purple)
                                                            9:00 a.m. — Morning Prayer (Chapel)
                                                            5:00 p.m. — Evening Prayer (Chapel)
                                                                  5:15 p.m. — Mass (Chapel)
                                                     Wed., March 25:The Annunciation of Our Lord (white)
                                                            6:30 a.m. — Morning Prayer (Chapel)
                                                                  6:45 a.m. — Mass (Chapel)
                                                            4:00 p.m. — Evening Prayer (Chapel)
                                                            Thurs., March 26:Lenten Feria (purple)
                                                        10:00 a.m. — Bible Study (Conference Room)
                                                            11:00 a.m. — Morning Prayer (Chapel)
                                                                 11:15 a.m. — Mass (Chapel)
                                                            4:00 p.m. — Evening Prayer (Chapel)
                                                Fri., March 27:Charles Henry Brent, Bishop of the Philippines,
                                                              and of Western New York (purple)
                                                            9:00 a.m. — Morning Prayer (Chapel)
                                                   6:00 pm — Stations of the Cross & Benediction (Church)
                                                             Sat., March 28:Lenten Feria (purple)