Bulletin: September 5

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, 4:45 pm       Golf at Elmwood
  • Wednesday 9:30 am  Holy Eucharist /Healing Svc.- Chapel, 10:00 am  Prayer Gp. – Conf. Rm., 5:30 pm  Choristers – Rm. 3, 7:00 pm  Evening Prayer – Church, 7:30 pm       Choir
  • Thursday 1:00 pm Chili CookOff Prep. – Parish Hall
  • Next Sunday 8:00 am       Holy Eucharist, 9:10 am       Sunday School & Adult Forum, 10:30 am       Holy Eucharist

WE WELCOME AND THANK THE REV. CANON GEORGE PENCE for celebrating and preaching at both services today.

FOR PASTORAL CARE AFTER OFFICE HOURS, you can reach Fr. Dale at 416-0620. Fr. Dale’s e-mail address is frdale@sbcglobal.net .  He takes Monday as his day off.  To schedule an appointment with Fr. Dale, call Janet at the parish office, 233-6320.

THE ALTAR FLOWERS are given today to the glory of God by Ed and Kathy Parsons in celebration of Sam’s birthday.

THE SANCTUARY LIGHT is lit today to the glory of God by the Hall’s in celebration of the birthdays of Jon, Robby, Katy and Vicki.

HOLY EUCHARIST AND HEALING SERVICE is in the chapel at 9:30 am celebrated every Wednesday.  EVENING PRAYER is offered on Wednesday evenings now with St. Mark parishioners at 7:00 pm in the church.  If you would like a chance to officiate ask Fr. Dale.

AT THE DIOCESAN NOMINATING SYNOD HELD AUG. 7, three clergy were nominated to be Bishop of Springfield:  THE REV. MATTHEW GUNTER, THE  REV. DANIEL MARTINS, and THE REV. MARK STEVENSON. Election will take place Sept. 17-18.

ST. GEORGE’S ALWAYS WELCOMES NEW VOICES IN OUR CHORAL PROGRAM! We invite you to get involved with our exceptional church choir.  The choir sings at the 10:30 am service on Sundays:  Sept.- May, and rehearses on Wed. at 7:30 pm. Our Choristers Program for Youth is affiliated with the Royal School of Church Music and rehearses on Wed. at 5:30 pm beginning Sept. 8. If interested contact Music Director, Nancy Ypma, after church or at 234-1947.

We’re always recruiting ACOLYTES, USHERS, LECTORS & ALTAR GUILD MEMBERS.  If you would like to become involved, please let Fr. Dale know of your interest!

AT RALLY DAY, we took photos to create both a poster board identifying everyone and also to attempt to create a St. George’s members photo directory.  We will be taking pictures after the services over the next several weeks hoping to take everyone’s picture.

There are two sign up sheets in the parish hall for the CHILI COOKOFF. One is for the cooking schedule and the other is for the booth.  Please check your schedule and sign up to support this effort.

ST GEORGE’S BOOK CLUB Sun., Sept. 26, at 4:30 pm in the Parish Hall. We have chosen Tatiana de Rosnay’s novel, Sarah’s Key, for next time. Sign-up sheet, to read a copy of the book purchased for the church library, is on the library table.

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

COFFEE HOUR SCHEDULE

Today     Mohrman/Brown

Sept. 12  Althoff

Sept. 19    Miller

Sept. 26  Cindy Lynk

Oct. 3  Maves family

Oct. 10  Mize family

NEXT SUNDAY: SUNDAY SCHOOL BEGINS!

  • We are offering classes for all ages.
  • Children and Youth – Meet in the Chapel for the opening, rousing singing led by Joe Hooten and Chelsea Meyer!
  • Then at 9:10 – follow your teachers to classes.
  • Pre-School/Kindergarten with Morgan Dickey & Stacie Mize
  • First – Third with Vivian Gillispie & Anne Rosanswank
  • Fourth – Seventh with  Julie Herr & Brian Maves
  • Eighth & Senior High   with  Jackie Coleman & Dana Meyer

ADULT FORUM: LED BY THE RECTOR

Bible Study in the Parish Hall – Beginning Sept. 12, Fr. Dale will lead a series of studies of St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians, verse by verse through six chapters. On the 12th, Paul’s life and mission will be introduced.  Bring your Bible.

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