Announcements for Sept. 9

SUNDAY SCHOOL/ADULT FORUM BEGINS TODAY! St. George’s kicks off its fall schedule with Sunday School for all children and youth. All young people will gather in the Chapel of St. George’s at 9am for singing and introductions of teachers and students. Then they will proceed to classes for all ages!

ADULT FORUM FOCUSES ON I CORINTHIANS Beginning this Sunday, September 9, Fr. Dale will continue leading the study of Paul’s important first letter to the church in Corinth. The letter was written around 55 AD, with Paul’s great concern that this new church, which he founded, centers their lives on the Gospel of Jesus and not on powerful and emotional personalities. In a culture in the United States, in which Americans are susceptible to manipulative and deceptive “religious” personalities, Paul’s letter is a warning not to fall victim to such leaders. Promises of wealth, success, health, or happiness, even church growth are all based on a false understanding of the message of Jesus and his cross. After a brief review of chapters 1-3, Fr. Dale will pick up the study of I Corinthians 4. The Adult Forum is held in the Parish Hall at 9:15 am. Please come and bring your Bible!

A TRIVIA NIGHT FUNDRAISER BENEFITING THE FOOD PANTRY has been scheduled for Saturday, September 29, 2012, at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6pm). Cost is $15/person. Soda and popcorn will be provided, or bring your own snacks! To reserve your spot, call 476-3034 or 234-3455, or sign up on the bulletin board in Parish Hall!

CHILI COOK-OFF PREPARATION volunteers are needed in the kitchen to cook the meat and do other prep work for the cook-off from 1:00 – 6:00 pm on Thursday, Sept. 20, 27 & Oct. 4 in the parish hall kitchen. Sign up sheet on the bulletin board in the hall if you can help. Call the office for more information.

THE WEDG (WOMEN’S ECUMENICAL DINING GROUP) will be gathering for dinner (6:30pm) at Outback Steakhouse on Thursday, September 27. Please call the office, 233-6320, for reservations. Come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation.

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS!  You all are invited to a Dinner with Musical Entertainment on Saturday, October 13th at 6:30 pm in the Parish Hall.  The Choir is raising money (approximately $5000) to purchase a new piano for the Sanctuary.  Tickets will be available in the near future.  It will a fun filled evening!  Please come and support the choir!

CHOIR HAS BEGUN AND NEW MEMBERS STILL WELCOME!!   Choir practice began this past week, but new members are still welcome in the adult choir (high school sophomores and up), the choristers (grades 2-7) and Folk Singers. Rehearsals are as follows: Choristers- Wednesdays, 5:30-6:30 pm; Adult Choir: Wednesdays, 7:30 pm-9:00 pm, Folksingers: following 10:30 worship each Sunday morning. Please contact the church office for more information  

PICTORIAL DIRECTORY We need YOU to make our new Pictorial Directory complete! Lifetouch will be here the week of October 9 – 13 to photograph families and individuals for our new Pictorial Directory. Schedule your appointment time by visiting the signup table in the Canterbury Room each Sunday between now and Sunday, October 7, or go to St. George’s website at https://stgeorges.wordpress.com and follow the link for Lifetouch. Each family or individual that is photographed will received a free 8×10 portrait and a copy of the completed pictorial directory. Also, when bring at least one non-perishable food donation for our Food Pantry, you will receive a coupon for $5.00 off your Lifetouch portrait order. Pick up a “Feed the Need” bag when you register.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! If you are interested in helping with the directory by assisting at the signup table, making phone calls, or by serving as a Host/Hostess during our photography times (two shifts available), contact the church office.

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