It’s just August, but the Worship Team at Mid-Coast has started working on the wonderful array of services that we have each Fall. We start with Vocation Sunday and go right through to Advent! Check out the worship schedule below. And join us! (Sunday worship is at 10:10 AM in the sanctuary and online at https://www.facebook.com/MCPCMaine/.)
Sept 4 | VOCATION SUNDAY – Where do your faith and work intersect? The Lacy’s will share about their call to missionary work in China.
Sept 11 & 18 | one last look at the Summer of Prophets – Jerimiah & Isaiah
Sept 25 | Preaching from the Pew – We invite someone from the congregation to lead worship and preach this week as Pastor Diane is on Study Leave in Europe this week (and next).
Oct 2 | WORLD COMMUNION SUNDAY – Celebrate our oneness in Christ with all our siblings around the world. Rev. Kay Huggins preaching. (We will also receive the Peace & Global Witness Special Offering on the 2nd.)
Oct 9 | PUMPKIN SUNDAY – Celebrating the kick-off of the annual Pumpkin Patch at MCPC! (The pumpkins arrive on Monday the 3rd at 2:30 PM – stop by and help unload if you’d like!) Neighbors look forward to the arrival of the pumpkins and the orange blanket on our front lawn. The Patch will be open daily through the end of October.
Oct 16 | CHILDREN’S SABBATH – “The multi-faith Children’s Sabbath … engages places of worship across the country in focusing … on learning more about the urgent problems facing our nation’s children and exploring sacred texts and teachings that call us to love and protect children.” This year includes MCPC honoring Miss Eileen, former director of Bright Start Child Care.
Oct 23 | HAPPY 35TH BIRTHDAY TO MCPC!
Oct 30 | REFORMATION SUNDAY – Pastor Diane is sure to share about her study leave look at the Reformation in Europe!
Nov 6 | ALL SAINTS SUNDAY – We remember the saints who have gone before us, including an opportunity for congregants to request roses in memory of departed loved ones.
Nov 13 | THE KIRKIN’ O’ THE TARTAN – Celebrate the Scottish heritage of the PC(USA) with bagpipes and a blessing of the tartans. Wear your family tartan (or plaid!).
Nov 20 | CHRIST THE KING SUNDAY – The conclusion of the Christian year. we give thanks and praise for the sovereignty of Christ, who is Lord of all creation and is coming again in glory to reign. Learn more about Christ the King Sunday here!
…and then the church year begins anew with the season of Advent!