Bulletin: September 12

St George’s Episcopal Church

Belleville, IL

This week:

  • Today 8:00 am       Holy Eucharist, 9:10 am       Sunday School & Adult Forum, 10:30 am       Holy Eucharist
  • Monday 4:45 pm       Golf at Elmwood, 7:00 pm       Vestry – CR
  • 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, 4:00 pm       Evensong

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 George & Lynette Schneider in loving memory of Grandparents.

THE SANCTUARY LIGHT is lit today to the glory of God by the Shirley Mize in celebration of Robbie & Stacie’s anniversary.

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.

DEADLINE FOR THE OCTOBER NEWSLETTER is Sunday, Sept. 19.  Please direct all DRAGON information to Tom Boschert, editor at stgdragon@gmail.com or to the office at stgeorgeoffice@sbcglobal.net

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 this weekend in Springfield Sept. 17-18.

THERE WILL BE A MEETING OF ALL THOSE INTERESTED IN STARTING AN EFM GROUP on Sun., Sept. 19 following the 4:00 Evensong.  EFM is a four year study of the Bible and Church history.  It also includes theological reflection.  Please contact Sarah Bender at 588-3889 or sbender8@hotmail.com if you have any questions.

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, & rehearses on Wed. at 7:30 pm. Our Choristers Program for Youth is affiliated with the Royal School of Church Music & rehearses on Wed. at 5:30 pm. 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  Althoff
  • Sept. 19    Miller
  • Sept. 26  Cindy Lynk
  • Oct. 3  Maves family
  • Oct. 10  Mize family

SUNDAY SCHOOL BEGINS TODAY!

  • 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

Fr. Dale will begin a several weeks Bible Study of Paul’s Letter to the Galatians with a historical introduction to Paul’s apostolic mission in the first century world today, Sept. 12.  Everyone is welcome.  Bring your Bible!

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