Bulletin: Jan 16

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
  • Monday Office Closed, 6:00 pm   Toddhall Board – CR, 7:30 pm  Scouts – PH
  • Wednesday 9:30 am  Holy Eucharist /Healing Svc., 10:00 am    Prayer Group, 5:30 pm   Choristers – Rm. 3, 6:30 pm   Youth Group – Youth Rm., 7:30 pm   Choir
  • Sunday 8:00 am   Holy Eucharist, 9:10 am  Adult Forum/Church School, 10:30 am   Holy Eucharist

FOR PASTORAL CARE AFTER OFFICE HOURS, you can reach Fr. Dale at 789-3723.  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 Kate Hendrix in memory of her parents.

The SANCTUARY LIGHT is lit today to the glory of God in celebration of Eva Jarvis’ birthday.

SUNDAY SCHOOL  TODAY! Church school classes  today for all ages.  All young people from pre-school through High School begin in the chapel at 9 am with music and prayer before going to their classrooms.  Adult meet in the Parish Hall for the Adult forum at 9:10 am.  IN THE ADULT FORUM, beginning Jan. 16. Fr. Dale will present a series of four talks on “God and the Philosophers”. He will use a book by Antony Flew “There is a God” in providing a survey of what philosophers going back to Plato and Aristotle, but especially modern philosophers have said about the arguments for the existence of God and whether they hold water. Come join us!

ANNUAL MEETING ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 30, 2011. Elections will be held for 3 Vestry members for a 3 year term; 5 Synod Delegates and 2 Deanery Delegates.   Bios of candidates are available on the table in the Canterbury Room.  For Vestry, Tom Boschert, Nathan Elmore, Chuck Evans, Phil Isbell, Chelsea Meyer, Bob Vaughn;  For Synod:  Marilynn Belleville, Nathan Elmore, Chuck Evans, Phil Isbell, Robert Hall, Cindy Lynk, George Schneider, Richard Slocomb, Michelle Ziegler.  For Deanery:  Michelle Ziegler.  Nominees must be confirmed communicants in good standing.  For more information contact Ed Parsons, Robert Hall or George Schneider. Commission chair and parish officers’ report should be submitted to the office stgeorgeoffice@sbcglobal.net or by mail no later than Thursday January 20 to be included in the published report.

Book Club meets Jan. 23

St. George’s Book Club will meet at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, in the Parish Hall, to discuss The Lace Makers of Glenmara by Heather Barbieri (2009). In the interests of truth in advertising, we should tell the gentlemen in the group that this is a novel about women (in case that’s not evident from the title).  But the reviews suggest a poignant story of loss and rediscovery.

Join us for discussion. If you like, bring some snacks or a bottle of wine. Soda and coffee are always available. See you there!

THE 2011 APPLICATION FOR THE FLORENCE MARTIN SCHOLARSHIP IS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE AT THE ST GEORGE’S WEB SITE, https://stgeorges.wordpress.com. The applicant requirements are available as is an application that can be filled in online and printed.  This scholarship is available to members of St. George’s who will be in college for the 2011-2012 academic year.  The application deadline for all material is March 15, 2011. Application can also be picked up in the parish office.

MAXWELL’S RESTAURANT – On January 26, Maxwell’s will donate 10% of total sales on carry-out or dine to St. George’s.  The restaurant is located at 10th & West Main, Belleville.  Hours are 11:00 am – 9 pm; web-site is www.maxwellsrestaurant.com.


Monday, Jan. 17  Toddhall Board Meeting – 6:00 pm

Sunday, Jan. 23  Book Club – 4:30 pm – PH

Wednesday, Jan. 26  Maxwell’s Restaurant

Sunday, Jan. 30  Annual Meeting


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