Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church

306 North Division Street, Ann Arbor, MI   48104
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Sunday, October 22

The Diary of Anne Frank

"The Diary of Anne Frank" will be performed in the Parish Hall on Saturday, October 21 at 7:00 pm and Sunday, October 22 with a J2A sponsored lunch at 11:30 am and the play at 12:30 pm. Admission is a free-will offering, no advanced seating.

Flu Shots

Michigan Visiting Nurses will offer flu shots Sunday, October 22 from 8:30 – 11:00 am in the Lounge.  The Episcopal Health Ministries will also be accepting expired and unwanted medications at that time.

Calendars Available

“Church Calendars,” both regular and ordo, are available for $6 by the Memorial Garden door.

Compline: Sundays at 8pm

Join us for this brief, meditative service of thanksgiving to God for the blessings of the day and an appeal for protection through the night.

Church School Announcements

A New Church School Year Begins!

A Nursery for infants and children through the age of 2 years is available during the 10:00 am service, located on the second floor of Parish Hall. Children age 3 - 18 attend Church School from 9:45 am Classes start at 9:45 am, children join their families at the Children's Entrance Hymn. If you have not yet registered, packets are available at the Welcome Table in the Lobby. Questions? Contact Carol Ferguson, Director of Children and Youth.

Church School Open House

The entire parish is invited to the Church School Open House on Sunday, October 29 at 11:30 am.

Upcoming Events

Parish Callers Annual Meeting

Saturday, October 21 at 9:30 am in the Lounge.

Medical Decision-Making Event

Sign up now for the "Conversation Sabbath" Medical Decision-Making event (lunch and the film, "Extremis") on Saturday, November 11, from 8:30 am – noon, at St. Aidan’s/Northside (1679 Broadway Street). $15, RSVP by Monday, November 6.

Music for Meditation 2: Songs of Eternal Life

Join Music at St. Andrew's on Sunday, November 5 at 7:15 pm for a beautiful program featuring the Compline and Adult Choir singing Palestrina’s "Missa Pro Defunctis" and Morten Lauridsen’s "Lux Aeterna".

Music Notes

Hymn 408: Sing Praise

This text is a translation of a 17th-century German hymn written by Johann Jakob Schütz (1640-1690), a Pietist lawyer. Horrified by the ferocious actions by both Lutherans and Catholics in the Thirty Years' War, the Pietists advocated a retreat from public life to a deeply personal, private religion. You can see pietistic influence in the rejection of earthly kings and thrones at the end of verses two and three, and in the hymn's call for allegiance to God alone. The jaunty tune, from 16th-Germany, was also popular in France for both psalms and secular songs; its title means "with tender joy." --Donna Wessel Walker

O Come Let Us Sing Unto the Lord (Piccolo)

After completing his studies at the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Anthony Piccolo (b. 1953) moved to England. He sang with the cathedral choirs of Litchfield, Canterbury, and St. Paul's in London during his nine year stay there; this morning's anthem was composed for Canterbury Cathedral. On his return to the United States, Piccolo was active as a conductor at the New York City Opera and elsewhere in addition to his work as a composer and pianist. --Dennis Powers


Do You Have a St. Andrew's Parking Permit?

We continue to ask that all parishioners place a permit onto the lower left corner of their back window to identify themselves as having permission to park in our lot. Permits are available at no cost from the church office during office hours or after services on Sundays. Vehicles without permits WILL BE TOWED.

Revised Common Lectionary (The RCL)

Sunday, October 1 - Proper 21

Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32   |   Psalm 25:1-8   |   Philippians: 2:1-13   |   Matthew 21:23-32

Sunday, October 8 - Proper 22

Isaiah 5:1-7   |   Psalm 80:7-14   |   Philippians 3:4b-14   |   Matthew 21:33-46

Sunday, October 15 - Proper 23

Isaiah 25:1-9   |   Psalm 23   |   Philippians 4:1-9   |   Matthew 22:1-14

Sunday, October 22 - Proper 24

Isaiah 45:1-7   |   Psalm 96:1-9   |   I Thessalonians 1:1-10   |   Matthew 22:15-22

Sunday, October 29 - Proper 25

Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18   |   Psalm 1   |   I Thessalonians 2:1-8   |   Matthew 22:34-46

Looking ahead?

Please visit The Lectionary Page. St. Andrew's generally follows Track Two.

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(BR): Blue Room;     (C): Church;
(CL): Choir Loft;     (Cpl): Chapel;
(L): Lounge;     (Lib): Library;
(PH): Parish Hall;     (RR): Rainbow Room