St. George’s Episcopal Church
- Sunday 8:00 am Holy Eucharist, 9:00 am Church School begins – Chapel, 9:15 am Adult Forum, 10:30 am Holy Eucharist
- Monday 4:45 pm Golf at Elmwood Golf Course, 7:00 pm Vestry – CR
- Wednesday 9:30 am Holy Eucharist, 10:00 am Prayer Group, 5:30 pm Choristers,7:30 pm Choir
- Thursday 7:00 pm Endowment Fund Comm.- CR
- Sunday 8:00 am Holy Eucharist, 9:00 am Church School – Chapel, 9:15 am Adult Forum – Book of Daniel, 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 email@example.com 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 to the Glory of God today by the Mize’s family in celebration of Robbie and Stacie’s wedding anniversary.
The Sanctuary Light is lit today to the Glory of god by Carol Ludwick in celebration of family’s birthdays.
GOOD NEWS! CHURCH SCHOOL STARTS TODAY SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 AT 9:00 AM IN THE CHAPEL. After the opening the students will go to the classrooms with their teachers.
Morgan Dickey – Church School Superintendent
Chelsea Meyer – Pre K – K
Viv Gillispie, Stacie Mize, Donna Rea, Ann Rosanswank Grade. 1-3
Mae Scott – Grade 4-6 Julie Herr, Brian Maves – Grade 7-12.
THE ADULT FORUM WILL BEGIN TODAY SUNDAY, SEPT. 11 at 9:15 am in the Parish Hall. Fr. Dale will begin a Bible study of the always controversial Book of Daniel, written about 165 BC. Everyone is invited. Bring your Bible!
THE DIOCESAN SYNOD OF SPRINGFIELD will be hosted this year by St. George’s on Friday and Saturday, October 21 and 22. The Diocesan Eucharist will be a joyful event, Friday evening at 5:00 pm in the Church. Please plan to attend!
HEALING PRAYER – At each service, after communion, a prayer team is available for private healing prayer. The team is located at the chairs on the left side of the Church.
INTERCESSORY PRAYER GROUP meets after Wed. morning Eucharist about 10:00 am. We pray for family, friends and all parishioners who need special prayers. There is a basket on the table in the Canterbury Room with cards for your use to request prayers. These names will be kept on the list for one month unless you request the continuance after that time. For help understanding, see Carol Ludwick or Toots Schilling.
The deadline for the October issue of St. George’s Dragon is next Sunday, September 18. Please submit your news articles to editor, Tom Boschert at firstname.lastname@example.org or to the office at email@example.com.
The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group) will be gathering at West Side Cafe at 6:30 pm on Monday, September 26. It is located at 4508 West Main in Belleville (formerly Nonna’s). Please call the church office for reservations (head count).
The Bishop has directed that churches not use the double alleluias apart from Easter Season – as the Book of Common Prayer states (P. 366).
Sept. 18 – Darrow Deanery Meeting – St. Paul’s, Alton – 2:00 pm
Sept. 22, 29 & Oct. 6 – Chili Cook-off Preparation – 1:00 pm – PH
Sept. 26 – WEDG
Sept. 29 – Joint Altar Guild Meeting – 6:30 pm
Oct. 7 & 8 – Chili cook-off – Volunteers needed.
Oct. 9 — Blessing of the Animals
Oct. 21 & 22 – 134th Synod here at St. George’s