Advent Lessons and Carols
at Christ Church Cathedral
Today, Saint George’s Choir will take part in a service of Advent Lessons & Carols at Christ Church Cathedral. Through readings, hymns, and anthems, this historic service tells the story of the fall of man and the promise of the Messiah. Christ Church Cathedral is located at 1210 Locust St., St. Louis, MO.
Deadline December 11
Each Christmas, Saint George’s Community Service Commission partners with Lutheran Family Services for the Angel Tree ministry.
This seasonal ministry provides gifts of clothing and toys, and makes Christmas merrier for needy children. The Angel Tree forms and instructions are located on a table in the Canterbury Room. Gifts must be returned by December 11.
Red Cross Blood Drive
at Saint George’s
Sunday, December 11
9 am – 1 pm
St. George’s is hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive. Donating blood is a timely concern, as supplies are generally low over the holidays. Donors can be as young as 16, but need parental consent if under 18. Donating takes about 45 minutes to an hour and it’s a simple and nearly painless way to help those in need. For more information, please call Frank Rogers at 618-363-1045, American Red Cross at 866.236.3276, or edcrossblood.org. Sign up for an appointment on the sheet in the parish hall, and you go to the head of the line when arriving.
Saint Michael’s, O’Fallon
The Darrow Deanery is holding a Christmas Ultreya at Saint Michael’s Episcopal Church, O’Fallon. All Cursillistas and anyone desiring to attend the 2017 Cursillo may attend. Bring a favorite Christmas treat to share and a wrapped present for the raffle
(no gag gifts). Saint Michael’s is located at 111 O’Fallon Troy Rd, O’Fallon, IL.
Cookies for Inmates
The Criminal Justice Ministry is requesting donations of Christmas Cookies for inmates of the St. Clair County Jail and the Juvenile Detention Center. Donors are asked to bring two dozen cookies to St. George’s on Sunday, December 11. Considering allergies, please do not bring products made from nuts or peanut butter. Cookie packages will be assembled on Monday, December 12, 6:30 pm, at Christ United Methodist Church, Fairview Heights. Volunteers are needed for this event. Thank you for considering this ministry.