Bulletin: September 6

St George’s Episcopal Church

Belleville IL

This Week:

Today 8:00 am        Holy Eucharist, 10:30 am       Holy Eucharist

Monday Labor Day – Office Closed

Tuesday 7:00 pm        Liturgical Comm. – Conf. Rm.

Wednesday 9:30 am           Holy Eucharist & Healing Service- Chapel, 10:00 am       Prayer Gp. – Conf. Rm., 5:30 pm        Choristers – Rm. 3, 7:30 pm        Choir – Chapel

Thursday 5:30 pm             Golf at Elmwood Golf Course

Next Sunday 8:00 am        Holy Eucharist, 9:10 am        Adult Forum Church School begins, 10:30 am        Holy Eucharist, 12:00 pm        Evangelism Commission – CR


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.

THE ALTAR FLOWERS are given today to the glory of God by Kate Hendrix for her dear departed ones.

THE OPEN PLATE OFFERING on the first Sunday of each month is designated for the Clergy Discretionary Funds.

CHURCH SCHOOL UPDATE – A teacher is needed for the Pre-School Class and for the 4th & 5th grades.  Please call Chelsea Meyer, 539-3742.  Classes begin on Sun., Sept. 13.

CHILI COOK OFF VOLUNTEERS NEEDED.  We need volunteers to help cook the ground turkey for this year’s Chili Cook Off, Fri.-Sat., Oct. 2 & 3. David Buckley needs 2-3 people each day to cook turkey in the parish hall on Weds.,Sept. 16, 23, & 30 – 1:00 pm-7:00pm.  Contact David, 520-9333, for details.  Please watch for signup sheets to volunteer at the booth.

LECTORS/CHALICE BEARERS NEEDED FOR BOTH SERVICES. Due to transfers and transitions in the lives of some of our group, there is now a shortage of lectors & chalice bearers at both services.  We invite anyone interested in these ministries to contact Cindy Lynk or Fr. Dale.  You don’t need experience, as we will have training in late September.

MUSIC PROGRAM

St. George’s Adult Choir is open to all adults.  Rehearsals are on Weds. 7:30-9:00 pm.  The choir sings at the Sunday 10:30 am services, as well as special services from Sept. thru June.   Contact Nancy Ypma, Director of Music, 234-1947.   Children from 2nd thru 7th grades are invited to join the Choristers.  (Children should be able to read).  Rehearsals begin on Wed., Sept. 9, and are on Weds. from 5:30 – 6:30 pm. Contact Nancy Ypma, Director of Music, 234-1947. Choristers sing in church every 3 weeks and are taught to read music and about the church and its traditions.  (We also have lots of fun!)  Anyone in the parish who likes to sing can join the Folksingers. Contact Joe Hooten, 235-7290, for more information.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sept. 8 Liturgical Comm. – 7:00 pm – Conf. Rm.

Sept. 9 First Choristers Practice – 5:30 pm – Rm. 3

Sept. 13 Church School classes begin

Evangelism Commission after 10:30 service

Sept. 14 Vestry  7:00 pm – Conf. Rm.

Sept. 16-23-30 Chili Prep  1:00 – 7:00 pm – Parish Hall

Sept. 18-20 Bishop White here

SEPTEMBER ADULT FORUM – 9:10 pm

    • Sept. 13 Fr. Dale will speak on “Star Trek and Star Trek the Next Generation.  A Christian Witness in Today’s Culture”
    • Sept. 20 Bishop White will lead the adult forum.
    • Sept. 27 Special guests from St. Elizabeth’s hospital will be here to speak on Pastoral Care & Outreach.   Staff members of Pastoral Care will share the ministries of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital & how our church is playing a part in this ministry.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Franklin School needs assistance with tutoring students on Monday.  NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Tutoring begins on Sept. 14; 3:00 – 3:15 – Training; 3:15-4:15 – Tutoring.  Contact Stephen Kielbasa or Al Wunderlich at 233-1710.

COFFEE HOUR SCHEDULE

Sept. 6 – EYC     Sept. 13 – Community Svc.  Sept. 20   Bender

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