Fr. Brent Was has been under the weather and filling in as celebrant while doing-double-duty is one of our Music Ministers Choir Director the Rev. Carlton Russell. We also had people in the pews for the second week in a row.
Those who are fully vaccinated are welcome as long as they wear their masks (except while taking Communion) and distance themselves in the pews. Even the Choir sings while wearing their masks.
Also doing double-duty our Guest Preacher St. Francis Choir Member and Licensed Lay Preacher Heather Ford.
The Rev. Carlton Russell moved from the Altar to the back of the name to conduct the choir singing “Alleluia, Song of Gladness” 12th Century plainsong (rhythmic version by Schola Antiqua, 1983)
Here is the Full 10am St. Francis service celebrated by The Rev. Carlton Russell.
Reminder: The time for the St. Francis by the Sea Ash Wednesday Service has changed. It will now be at 7pm. Filling in for Fr. Brent will be The Bishop of Maine The Rt, Rev. Thomas James Brown