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2017 Guest Preachers at St. Ann’s Church

The Rev. Andrew D’Angio White will preach at the annual Fourth of July worship service to be held at 8 AM on Tuesday July 4th.

Andrew became the rector at St. David’s Episcopal Church in Kennebunk in December of last year. He and his wife Sara, also an Episcopal priest, have two young children, Maggie and Charlie. The D’Angio Whites met in a campus ministry program while Andrew was an undergraduate at Haverford College and Sara was at near-by Bryn Mawr College. Andrew graduated from Virginia Theological Seminary in 2011 and Sara in 2012.


Andrew, Sara and the children came to Kennebunk from Newark, NY (near Rochester) where they served as Rector and Associate Priest for the Northeast Partners in Episcopal Ministry (NPEM), a cluster of three congregations (plus a summer chapel). Andrew and Sara also served for a year as lay missionaries on a Navajo reservation at the Good Shepherd Mission in Arizona following Sara’s graduation from Bryn Mawr.

Andrew’s ministry and leadership at St. David’s, where a number of St. Ann’s members also worship and belong, are creating opportunities for our two congregations to forge a closer relationship and to explore partnership possibilities.

Jon Ellis Meacham will preach at St. Ann’s Church on Sunday July 16, 2017.

Jon is a renowned presidential historian, contributing writer to The New York Times Book Review, contributing editor at TIME, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. He currently serves as an executive editor at Random House. Jon’s latest book, Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, was a #1 New York Times bestseller.

Jon was born in Chattanooga in 1969 and educated at St. Nicholas Episcopal School, The McCallie School, and graduated from The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee (the Episcopal University where our own M.L. Agnew was educated) with a degree summa cum laude in English Literature; he was salutatorian and elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He is a very active Episcopalian and church leader, and has served on the vestries of St. Thomas Church Fifth Avenue in NYC and of Trinity Church Wall Street in NYC as well as the Board of Regents of The University of the South. Jon and his wife, Keith, now live in Nashville with their three children.

The Rev. John Claggett Danforth will preach at St. Ann’s on July 30, 2017.

John Danforth was born in St. Louis in 1936 and served as Attorney General of Missouri and later in the United States Senate from Missouri from 1976 to 1995. He was the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations in 2004 and 2005, when he returned to St. Louis to practice law and enjoy more time with his family. Former Senator Danforth is also an ordained Episcopal priest. He graduated from Princeton University, Yale University Law School and Yale Divinity School. He has also served on and lead many commissions and governing boards and is the author of three books, the latest of which, The Relevance of Religion: How Faithful People Can Change Politics, was published in 2015.

He and his wife Sally have five children and 14 grandchildren and will celebrate their 60 thwedding anniversary in September.

2017 Calendar

June 2017
  • SUN 18 OPENING SUNDAY
     
July 2017
  • TUES 4 Fourth of July Service, with singing and cannon 8 am 
    with the Rev. Andrew D'Angio White
  • SUN 16
Guest Preacher, Jon Meacham
  • SUN 22 Blessing of the Animals 9 am, rain date on Sun. July 23 @ 4pm
  • SUN 30
Guest Preacher, John Danforth
  • SUN 30 Tim Janis Benefit Concert For Outreach, 4:30 pm
     
August 2017
  • SUN 13 Annual Meeting 9 am
     
September  2017
  • SUN 3 Final Outdoor Chapel Service 8 am
  • SUN 24
CLOSING SUNDAY
     

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