Bulletin: Jan 15

St George’s Episcopal Church

Belleville, IL

This week:

  • Sunday    8:00 am          Holy Eucharist, 9:00 am          Church School,  9:10 am          Adult Forum, 10:30 am Holy Eucharist
  • Monday     Office Closed
  • Wednesday     9:30 am    Holy Eucharist, 10:00 am Prayer Group
  • Wednesday        5:30 pm          Choristers, 7:30 pm          Choir
  • Sunday     8:00 am   Holy Eucharist, 9:00 am          Church School, 9:10 am          Adult Forum, 10:30 am  Holy Eucharist, 4:00 pm  Joint Meeting with St. Mark

FOR PASTORAL CARE AFTER OFFICE HOURS, you can reach Fr. Dale at 789-3723.  Fr. Dale’s e-mail  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 Beth & Amy Kohler in celebration of our son’s baptism and in memory of his birth mother Trixie Cotton.

THE SANCTUARY LIGHT is lit today to the Glory of God by Carol Ludwick in celebration of family members’ birthdays.

CONGRATULATIONS TO CALEB KOHLER AND ANNE MILLER who will be baptized today at the 10:30 am Eucharist. Caleb is the son of Amy Vollmer Kohler and Elizabeth Vollmer Kohler.  Anne is the daughter of Thomas and Stacy Miller.

MUSIC AND HEALING:  How composers confront the tragedies of our modern world will be the subject of the adult forum during January.  St. George’s Music Director and Organist, Nancy Ypma returns to lead the January adult forums, discussing composers of music that both confronts the atrocities of war and terrorism, and consoles the survivors and society.  Composers to be discussed include George Crumb, Steve Reich, John Adams, Olivier Messiaen and Arnold Schoenberg.  Join us each Sunday morning this month for great teaching, interesting discussion and fine fellowship.  The adult form meets at 9:15 in the Parish Hall.

TODAY we will be using the JOY SONG BOOK.  Please pick up one from the ushers at the beginning of the service and at the end of the service return it to the cart in the Canterbury Room.  Thank you. 

END OF THE YEAR FINANCIAL STATEMENTS are on the table in the Canterbury Room.

Funeral Service for long-time parishioner Jane Anderson will be next Saturday, January 21 at 11 am.

ANNUAL MEETING ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 2012. Elections will be held for 3 Vestry members for a 3 year term; 5 Synod Delegates and 2 Deanery Delegates.  Nominees must be confirmed communicants in good standing.  If anyone is interested in running for the Vestry, please contact Fred McNitt or Sarah Bender. Commission chairs and parish officers’ reports should be submitted to the office by Thurs., Jan. 19 to be included in the booklet printed for the Annual meeting.

There will be a Joint Meeting with St. Mark Lutheran Church on Sunday, January 22 at 4:00 pm in the Parish Hall.

WEDG –  All women 18 and up are invited to gather for the WEDG pre-Lenten dinner on Monday, January 30 at Fletcher’s Kitchen and Tap at 6:30pm. Fletcher’s is located at 6101 West Main, Belleville. Please call the office for reservations (head count) at 233-6320. Come for good fun, good food, and good conversation

ST GEORGE’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH FLORENCE MARTIN 2012 SCHOLARSHIP. January is a great time to begin planning to apply for the 2012 Florence Martin Scholarship.  This scholarship is open to members of St. George’s Church who will be students in college in the 2012/2013 school year at the undergraduate or graduate level. The “Requirements for Scholarship Applicants” as well as the “Florence Martin Scholarship Application” are available on the St. George’s web site https://stgeorges.wordpress.com.  The application can be filled in online and then printed.  The list of requirements has the information needed to submit a complete and acceptable application.   All submissions must be enclosed in a sealed envelope and postmarked no later than Mar.15, 2012. 

January 16 – Monday – Office Closed 

January 19 –  Thursday –  Annual Reports are due

January 24 – Tuesday – Toddhall Board 6:30 pm – CR

    January 29 – Annual Meeting

January 30 – WEDG

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