Bulletin: March 21

St George’s Episcopal Church

Belleville, IL

This Week:

Today 8:00 am  Holy Eucharist, 9:10 am  Adult Forum & Church School, 10:30 am  Holy Eucharist, 6:00 pm  College Students Bible Study -Youth Rm.

Monday 7:30 pm  Scouts – Parish Hall

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

Thursday 6:00 pm  Soup Supper followed by 7:00 pm  Lenten Program – Parish Hall

Friday 12:10 pm  Stations of the Cross – St. Luke’s

Sat. 9:00 am-noon   Altar Guild Work Day, 9:00 am- noon  Parish Work Day, 10:00 am-noon   Choir Retreat

Palm Sunday     7:45 am Holy Eucharist, 9:15 am  Intergenerational Event &Hosanna Parade, 10:30 am  Holy Eucharist

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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.

TODAY, at 9:10 am ADULT FORUM, Fr. Dale continues his teaching on Acts, 13-14:  Paul’s Missionary Journey Begins.  Please come and bring your Bible!

THE SANCTUARY LIGHT is lit today to the glory of God by Kim Christ in memory of Bob Christ.

DEADLINE FOR THE APRIL NEWSLETTER IS TODAY. Please direct all DRAGON information and stories to our editor, Tom Boschert, STGDRAGON@ gmail.com or stgeorgeoffice@sbcglobal.net or placed in a folder marked DRAGON in the wall file on the landing between the classrooms and offices.

WORKDAY is scheduled for Sat., Mar. 27, from 9:00 am to noon, come and help spruce up the grounds for Easter.

EVENING PRAYER on Wednesday evenings will start in the Easter Season on April 14 at 5:30 pm in the church.

EASTER FLOWERS ENVELOPES IN PEWS TODAY: Please return the envelope to the church office by Mon., Mar. 29, to be included in the Easter bulletin.  If remembering loved ones, please write their names along with your own on the envelope.

INTERGENERATIONAL EVENT PLANNED FOR PALM SUNDAY at 9:00 am in the Parish Hall. Will be making special Easter baskets for families in need filled with an entire Easter dinner. To make sure we have the essentials for the meal, please bring food according to this list. Will also be accepting donations to help pay for the hams that will go in the baskets.

Pre-K–Cake Mix and Icing

1st-3rd–Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

4th-5th–Large box of Bisquik

Jr. High–Cans of Veggies (No Green Beans)

Sr. High–Canned Fruit

Congregation–Candy

LENTEN SUPPERS: hearty soup and stimulating discussion. Holy Baptism is the theme for presentations at St. George’s Thursday evening Lenten soup suppers, at 6 p.m. in the Parish Hall.

Thursday, March 25: Baptism as Sacramental Encounter, with Father Dale .Please join us for a fascinating exploration of this central Christian rite. As always, soup supper participants will be invited to contribute what they would otherwise have spent on dinner. The proceeds will go to the St. Mark-St. George’s Crisis Fund, to help the indigent pay utility bills.

AGAPE CHRISTIAN MUSIC FESTIVAL is scheduled for April 30-May 2. We will take a group.  Tickets are $45 until April 16, and $65 at the gate.  Contact Dana Meyer, 539-3742, or Brian Maves, 624-8351.

CARE AND COUNSELING, a professional counseling service in the Metro-East, now has office hours at St. George’s on Mondays from 3:30-7:00 pm.  For an appointment with therapist, John Perry, call Care and Counseling in St. Louis at (314) 878-4340.

KNITTING/CROTCHET CLASSES: There have been inquiries re classes to learn to knit or crotchet to participate in the Prayer Shawl Ministry.  If enough interest, classes will get started.  Sign up during March in the Canterbury Room., or in the Parish Hall on the Kiosk.

COFFEE HOUR SCHEDULE

Mar. 21  Hall            Mar. 28  Fernandez          Apr. 4  Brown/Gillispie

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