Bulletin: November 7

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 7:30 pm      Scouts – PH

Wednesday 9:30 am               Holy Eucharist /Healing Svc.- Chapel, 10:00 am      Prayer Gp. – Conf. Rm., 5:30 pm       Choristers, 7:00 pm                Evening Prayer – Church, 7:30 pm                 Choir

Thursday  OFFICE CLOSED – VETERAN’S DAY

Saturday Parish Work Day

FOR PASTORAL CARE AFTER OFFICE HOURS, you can reach Fr. Dale at 416-0620.  FR. Dale’s e-mail address  is fatherdale@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 Charles & Diane Laedlein in celebration of their son Robert’s birthday and by Greg and Ann Martens in celebration of their wedding anniversary.

ADULT FORUM: Fr. Dale will continue the Bible Study of Paul’s Letter to the Galatians, Chapter 6, today, November 7.  Everyone is welcome.  Bring your Bible!

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.

Today, Nov. 7, Stewardship Ingathering.  If you forgot  your pledge card, bring it to church next Sunday or mail it to the church office.  If you did not receive a pledge card in the mail, there are extra pledge cards on the table in the Canterbury Room.

TITHING STATEMENT

The 133rd Synod of the Diocese of Springfield hereby commends the Biblical standard of the tithe to all members of the diocese as a vital element of being faithful Christians; and that the 133rd Synod encourages all members of the diocese who have not yet adopted the tithe as part of their personal financial commitment to God to move toward the tithe by giving to God a larger percentage of their income in each of the next two years with the firm purpose of achieving the tithe by A.D. 2012.

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.

8:00 AM SURVEY RESULTS – Last Sunday’s survey revealed 66% want music to continue; 70% rejected use of Rite 1 more frequently.

2011 EPISCOPAL LITURGICAL CALENDAR is available in the church office. Cost is $2.

KEEP UP WITH THE HOLY ROAMERS AND THEIR ADVENTURES IN ISRAEL! (November 2-11)  A daily blog (we hope!) will be on the St. George’s web site (stgeorges.wordpress.com) under “Links”.  We plan on posting thoughts, commentaries and pictures as we travel around the country.

THE 2011 FLOWER CHART IS POSTED ON THE KIOSK IN THE PARISH HALL. The cost of the altar flowers is $40.  Altar flowers can be given in memory of a loved one or occasion of celebration.

Dear St. George’s Parish,

Christmas 2010 is just around the corner! Community Service is sponsoring the Lutheran Family Services Children’s Home and Foster Care Program beginning Nov. 7th – 28th. Please take a Christmas tag or two off the Tree and a child/children’s information from the manila envelope. Please return wrapped gift with label no later than Wed., Dec. 15th.  Community Service asks you not spend more than $50.00 per child.  Do not feel bound to purchase large ticket items, all kids dream big.  However, if a child asks only for a pair of sox, please include a doll, teddy bear, a watch or a board game, to make their Christmas day special!

Thank you for your continued support for Community Services Christmas Project

St. George’s Church will be holding an American Red Cross Blood Drive next Sunday, Nov. 14 from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm in the Parish Hall.

THE YOUTH GROUP IS TAKING PIE ORDERS FOR THANKSGIVING – An order form is on the table in the Canterbury Room or on the KIOSK in the parish Hall or call Dana Meyer, 539-3742. Pecan, Chocolate Chip Pecan, Pumpkin, 2 layer Pumpkin, Apple Crumb & Cherry Crumb.  Pies ready for pick-up, Wed. Nov. 24, 5-7 in Parish Hall.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sunday, November 7  Stewardship Ingathering

Saturday, November 13  Parish Work Day

Sunday, November 14 Blood Drive

Saturday, November 20 Boy Scout Food Drive 9 am – Noon

Wednesday, November 24 Joint Thanksgiving Service – 7 pm – Church

COFFEE HOUR SCHEDULE

Nov. 7 – open

Nov. 14 – Kincaid Family

Nov. 21 – EYC

Nov. 28 – Community Service Commission

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