Announcements for February 10

AT THE ADULT FORUM, Fr. Dale continues with the twelfth Chapter of 1 Corinthians in which Paul states that there are no first and second class Christians, but one body of Christians, all gifted by the Holy Spirit at their baptisms.

SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER:
The Youth Group will be hosting their annual SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKE SUPPER on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 5:30 – 7:30 pm in the parish hall. Everyone is invited to attend. A freewill offering will be accepted!

ASH WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13: Holy Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes will be offered at two services that day held jointly with St. Mark Lutheran Church. At 9:30 am, there will be a quiet service in the church. At 7:00 pm, there will be a service with hymns in the church.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS will be held each Friday during Lent beginning on Friday, February 15 at 12:10 pm at St. George’s. Stations will culminate on Good Friday, March 29, with a procession beginning at St. Luke’s and ending at St. George’s where a soup lunch will be available.

THE FOLLOWING DATES ARE AVAILABLE on the ALTAR FLOWER CHART: March 31 (Easter); June 30; July 28; September 8, 15, 22, 29; Oct. 20, 27; Nov. 24; Dec. 8, 15.
If you’re interested in sponsoring a week, please sign up on the kiosk in the parish hall, or call the church office. The cost is $40.
NOTE: There are also several dates available on the Sanctuary Light list (also on the kiosk in the parish hall). Cost to sponsor is $5.

THE WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group) will be gathering at Rachel’s Garden, 3917 Frank Scott Parkway, 234-9355, at 11:30 am on February 5. Please call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations. Come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation.

THANK YOU! I would like to thank everyone who donated money, time and talent in our quest to buy a new piano! Thank you to the choir for rehearsing, singing and cooking for the Musical Extravaganza last fall, thank you to all who came to our dinner, thank you to all who gave donations, and finally, thank you to the vestry which approved the contribution of additional funds from the Memorial Account. Today we will dedicate the new Yamaha piano at the 10:30 service. It is a joy to play and an instrument which will add beauty to our services for years to come.
Nancy Ypma, Director of Music

2013 FLORENCE MARTIN SCHOLARSHIPS: The requirements for scholarship applicants and the application are available on St. George’s web site: https://stgeorges.wordpress.com. The application can be filled out online and then printed. All submissions must be enclosed in a sealed envelope and postmarked no later than March 15, 2013.

THE COMMUNITY SERVICE COMMISSION invites you to help the Violence Prevention Center‘s Women’s Shelter.
Household supplies needed for the Shelter include:
Toilet paper, paper towels, bleach, latex gloves, garbage bags, “Kleenex”, plastic hangers
Helpful items for women and children at the Shelter:
Socks (ladies’ & toddlers’), house shoes (slippers) in all sizes, diapers (sizes 4, 5, & 6), diaper bags, diaper wipes, “Pull-ups”, blow dryers, curling irons, flattening irons, “Chapstick”, baby bottle brushes. Arts &Craft supplies would also be appreciated, as would grocery, gasoline, or clothing store gift cards. Prayers, too! We’ll be collecting through Sunday, 10 March. Thank you!

ST. MARK YOUTH TRIVIA NIGHT: St. Mark’s Youth Group (TURTLEs) will host their annual trivia night on Saturday, March 2, 6pm in the Parish Hall. The cost is $10 per person for tables of 8. Free babysitting also available! Reserve your table by contacting Diane Martens at 618-696-8613.

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