Bulletin: March 29

St George’s Episcopal Church

Belleville, IL

The Week of March 29, 2009

This week:

Today 8:00 am       Holy Eucharist;  9:00 am   Church School;    10:30 am       Holy Eucharist; Noon       Folksingers

Monday 7:30 pm       Scouts – Parish Hall

Wednesday 9:30 am       Holy Eucharist; 10:00 am       Prayer Group – CR; 5:30 pm       Choristers – Rm. 3; 7:30 pm            Choir – Chapel

Thursday 6:00 pm            Lenten Soup Supper & Program

Friday 12:10 pm       Stations of the CrossChurch; 6:30 pm       Ultreya – PH

Saturday 9:00 am       Altar Guild Work Day;  9:00 am-noon    Parish Work Day

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LENTEN OPPORTUNITIES

Mar. 26 thru Apr. 2. Soup Supper at 6:00 pm. Fr. Dale will be the presenter beginning at 6:45 for the soup supper programs, exploring the nature of the church and its sacraments. How does God work in and through the church? How does He come to us in baptism, eucharist, confirmation, ordination, marriage, reconciliation and unction? What does it mean to be the Body of Christ? The program will conclude by 7:30 pm.

LENTEN SPECIAL OFFERINGS FOR 2009 (Soup suppers,  Mite Boxes) will go to help Deacon Suzanne with her Seminary expenses.

ADULT FORUM – 9:10 am – Parish Hall

March 29: The Poetry of William Blake, Ross Kincaid

April 5:       Oral Tradition and Songs and Poetry in the Bible, Margaret Brown

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FOR PASTORAL CARE AFTER OFFICE HOURS, you can reach Fr. Dale at 213-6071. Fr. Dale’s e-mail address is frdale@sbcglobal.net .  Fr. Dale will be taking Monday as his day off.  To schedule an appointment with Fr. Dale, call the parish office, 233-6320.

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THE SANCTUARY LIGHT is lit today to the glory of God by Sheri & David Welch in memory of Carol Smale.

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REMINDER: Next Sunday, food or other donations, can be put in the Canterbury Rm. and brought to the altar, along with the bread and wine.

Holy Week 2009

Apr. 5 Palm Sunday 8:00 am  & 10:30 am Holy Eucharist     9:00  Hosanna Parade & Church School

Apr. 7  Seder Meal  6:00 pm

Apr. 8  Holy Eucharist  9:30 am

Apr. 9  Maundy Thursday  7:00 pm  Holy Eucharist, Foot Washing &     Stripping of the Altar.

Apr. 10 Good Friday- 12:10 pm  Walking Way of the Cross from St. Luke Catholic Church to St. George’s Church followed by soup lunch.

7:00 pm Joint Liturgy with St. Mark

Apr. 12  Easter Day  7:45 Blessing of the Fire, Exsultet & Holy Eucharist  9:00 am Easter Egg Hunt  10:30 am Festival Celebration of the Holy Eucharist

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ENVELOPES FOR EASTER FLOWERS will be in the pews today.  Please return the envelope to the church office by Monday, April 5, to be included in the Easter bulletin.  If remembering loved ones, please mark the proper name along with your own on the envelope.

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ULTREYA at St. George’s on Fri., Apr. 3, 6:30 pm, in the Parish Hall.  An Ultreya is a witness among Christians for people who wish to learn more about Cursillo.  Cursillistas are to bring snacks to share.

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AGAPE MUSIC FESTIVAL IS MAY 1-2. Cost is $20, if received before Fri., Apr. 17.  After Apr. 17 tickets may be purchased at the gate for $50. For info contact Brian Maves, 624-8351, or Dana Meyer, 539-3742.

WORKDAY, SAT., APR. 4 – from 9:00 am – NOON. Please bring garden tools.  Contact Joe Hooten, 235-7290, for further information.

ST. MARGARET’S ALTAR GUILD WORK DAY – SAT., APR. 4 – Please help by bringing dusters, cleaners and polishes.

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CHURCH CAMP APPLICATION 2009 CHURCH CAMP Sun. , Jun. 28 to Sat., Jul. 4. Applications are available in the church office.  All applications must be postmarked by Jun. 1. Early Bird Discount Camper fees, paid in full and postmarked by May 1, can deduct $10 from fees.

APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2009 FLORENCE MARTIN SCHOLARSHIP are now available in the church office.  The scholarship is available to St. George’s members for the purpose of attending college, seminaries, nursing or medical school.

COFFEE HOUR SCHEDULE

Mar. 29 – Kincaid                 Apr. 5 – EYC

Apr. 12 – Community Service             Apr. 19 – Bender

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