Announcements for Nov. 4

AT THE ADULT FORUM, Fr. Dale Coleman will continue teaching from St. Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians 7. Paul’s views regarding marriage, divorce, separation, and remaining single all come into play in this chapter.

STEPHEN KORTE’S EAGLE SCOUT COURT OF HONOR will be held on Sunday, November 11, 2012, 2:30 pm, in the Parish Hall. All are welcome to attend. 

A VACANCY IN THE FOOD PANTRY on the fourth Wednesdays of the month will be opening up soon. If you are available to fill the vacancy or would like more information, please contact the church office.

TODAY IS ALL SAINTS DAY. The names of deceased parish members from this past liturgical calendar year and loved ones are published in the bulletin today.

ST. GEORGE’S STEWARDSHIP INGATHERING is Sunday, November 11, 2012. “All things come from thee O Lord, and of thine own have we given thee.” This is the time to consider your financial pledge of support. Pledge cards will be received that day or they can be turned into the office.

THE WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group) will be gathering for LUNCH at The Egg and I. Please mark your calendars for
11:30 am on Tuesday, November 13. The Egg and I is located at 455-D Regency Park Drive, O’Fallon, (624-3440), just north of I-64, and just west of Greenmount Road. Please call the office at 233-6320 for reservations (head count). Come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation.

CORRECTION: The cleaning day is scheduled for Saturday, November 24, 2012, 9am, not November 17, 2012. See Duffy Walters for more details.

SCOUT FOOD DRIVE: The Scouts will hold their annual fall food drive on Saturday, November 17. Help will be needed to sort and box the food, which will begin about 8am in the parish hall. Many hands make the work go faster, so please consider helping with this much needed event! Contact George Evans or the church office for additional information.

“MARK IN 90” The Gospel of Mark Performed in 90 Minutes: Don’t miss this! On Friday, November 16 at 7:00pm, St. Mark Lutheran Church is proud to host The Reverend Zac Sturm who will perform the entire Gospel of Mark in 90 minutes from memory. A free-will offering will be collected to benefit Lutheran Campus Ministry-St. Louis. Reverend Zac is pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church (Kirkwood, MO) and is a member of the Network of Biblical Storytellers, Int. Pastor Brian says: “There is something incredibly enlightening about hearing the Gospel of Mark in its entirety. Sometimes we miss connections only hearing a few verses once a week over the course of a year. I encourage everyone to attend this performance, and tell your friends and family about it. You won’t be disappointed!”

A JOINT THANKSGIVING SERVICE will take place on Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 7:00 pm, in the Sanctuary. We’ll be joined by members from St. Mark Lutheran, Peace Lutheran, and Calvary Lutheran.

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