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Upcoming Events

Service Schedule to change on September 12

Starting September 12, our Sunday service schedule for in-person worship will be as follows:

8:00 am Holy Eucharist (Church)
9:15 am Family Service (Chapel)
9:45 am Church School (Lawn)
10:00 am Holy Eucharist (Church)
8:00 pm Compline (1st/3rd Sundays only, Church)

Worshiping virtually? The 10:00 am Holy Eucharist will be livestreamed on our YouTube channel and the bulletin will available on the Publications section of this site. We will no longer email these links to the parish each week starting September 12.

Blessing of the Animals:

In honor of St. Francis of Assisi, our annual Blessing of the Animals will take place Sunday, October 3 at 4:00 pm on the lawn (weather permitting). All animals (or photos or stuffed toys) are welcome!

Music for Meditation

Program One: Art Songs of Peter Cornelius on Sunday, October 3 at 7:15 pm. Fr. Alan Gibson, Baritone, and Dr. Deborah Friauff, piano, collaborate to present a recital of Art Songs by German composer Peter Cornelius (1824-1874).

Save the Date for Flu Shots

Huron Visiting Care will provide Flu Shots and Drug Dump on Sunday, October 17, 8:30 to 11:00 am, in the Lounge. More information to come in the next issue of The Network.

Announcements

September Rota

The rota for in-person services in September is available. If you are unable to serve as assigned, please contact the scheduler for your group.

Rota: September 2021

New Issue of The Network Now Available

Stay informed about life at St. Andrew's with the latest issue of our bi-monthly newsletter The Network! The September 2021 issue is available now. This issue of The Network is jam-packed with important parish news and updates, including an updated service schedule for the fall, a major organ project update, Church School news, building improvements, the 2021-22 Music at St. Andrew's brochure, and the September calendar of events.

Church School Announcements

Attention Families!

The 9:15 am Family Service and in-person Church School classes resume on Sunday, September 12! In order to prepare for the upcoming year, we are asking families planning to attend the 9:15 service and/or Church School families to register online by August 15. For more information or if you have not yet received the registration link, please email Carol at caferguson@standrewsaa.org.

Music Notes

LEVAS 128: Jesus Loves Me

For the children’s entrance hymn this month we are singing what may be the best-known hymn for children in America. Anna Bartlett Warner wrote the words as part of a novel in 1860; she and her sister were popular novelists in the 19th century. The tune was composed for these words by William B. Bradley, an organist and composer of many hymns, including “Just as I am,” “He Leadeth Me” and “My Hope is Built on Nothing Less.” - Donna Wessel Walker

Cantique de Jean Racine (Fauré)

This morning’s anthem, Cantique de Jean Racine, was composed by Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924) in 1865 during his final year at the École Niedermeyer, a school in Paris focused on the study and practice of church music. It’s distinctive feature is a triplet-figure accompaniment which gently percolates below the surface throughout the piece. Fauré studied at the École for a decade, the last four years of which were under the tutelage of Camille Saint-Saëns, whose subtle influence permeates this music; the intimate romanticism of the melody creates its own resonant textures. The anthem’s text is a paraphrase of the Latin hymn Consors Paterni Luminous by the 17th century French dramatist and poet Jean Racine. Fauré chose to name the work after Racine because Racine’s elegant, rather florid French version better encapsulated the ethos French romanticism than did the original Latin. - Dennis Powers

Revised Common Lectionary (The RCL)

Sunday, September 5 - Proper 18

Isaiah 35:4-7a   •   Psalm 146   •   James 2:1-17   •   Mark 7:24-37

Sunday, September 12 - Proper 19

Isaiah 50:4-9a   •   Psalm 116:1-8   •   James 3:1-12   •   Mark 8:27-38

Sunday, September 19 - Proper 20

Wisdom of Solomon 1:16—2:1, 12-22   •   Psalm 54   •   James 3:13—4:3, 7-8a   •   Mark 9:30-37

Sunday, September 26 - Proper 21

Numbers 11:4-6, 10-16, 24-29   •   Psalm 19:7-14   •   James 5:13-20   •   Mark 9:38-50

Looking ahead?

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

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