Monthly Archives: July 2017

Announcements – July 21

 
Jim Massey
Saint George’s extends sympathy to the family of Jim Massey who died on July 17. Jim was the husband of Betty Massey and stepfather of Angela Kammann.

Visitation:  Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral:  A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 22, 2017, at St. George’s Episcopal Church, Belleville, IL, with Father Dale Coleman officiating.
Private burial at Lake View Memorial Gardens.

Acolytes & Sunday School Teachers
Saint George’s Parish is seeking new acolytes! This is a great opportunity for kids and adults to give back to the church by assisting at the Eucharists. A meeting and training session is scheduled for Sunday August 13th. For additional information or to volunteer, please call or email Nathan Scott at 618-477-3050, ndscott@outlook.com.

Do you love telling stories? Do you enjoy watching children grow in their faith? Do you love to laugh? If you answered yes, then you would love to be a part of our awesome Sunday School. Our Sunday School needs more teachers. We use the Godly Play curriculum. This program makes teaching meaningful with very little planning on your part. If you are interested please call or email Mae Scott at 618-477-3046 or mae.a.scott@gmail.com. 

Read the Forward Day by Day
Forward Day by Day is a booklet of daily inspirational meditations reflecting on a specific Bible passage, chosen from the daily readings as listed in the Revised Common Lectionary or the Daily Office from the Episcopal Church’s Book of Common Prayer. The meditations are rich in substance and offer a wide range of witness and experiences. Each month’s meditation is written by a different author. The August-October edition is available in the Canterbury Room.

FNCA School Supply Drive
Saint George’s Community Service Commission and Saint Mark Evangelism/Social Ministry Committee are joining together in collecting school supplies for the Franklin Neighborhood Community Association (FNCA ). Donations will be accepted through August 13th. Donations should be placed in the large box in the Canterbury room. Thank you for supporting the children and schools in our community! The following is a list of desired items:

· crayons

· book covers

· pencils

· note cards

· colored pencils

· pencil sharpeners

· tissue boxes

· hand sanitizer

· erasers

· E‐Z writing tablets

· scissors

· folders

· rulers

· three‐ring binders

· school glue

· notebooks

· glue sticks

· compasses

· colored markers

· protractors

· highlighters

· calculators

· pencil boxes

· backpacks

· alphabet and math flashcards

· wide‐ruled loose‐leaf paper

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Weekly Calendar 

Sunday, July 23

Pentecost 7
8:00 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Said)
10:30 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Sung)

Monday, July 24
8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

Wednesday, 26
8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

No Wednesday Morning Eucharist

Friday, July 28
8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

Sunday, July 30
Pentecost 8
8:00 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Said)
10:30 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Sung)

 

 

Announcements – July 14

In Remembrance
Saint George’s extends sympathy to the family of Muriel (Pat) Brock, who died on Monday. She was the mother of Sarah Bender.

The Parish also extends sympathy to the family of Karen Bryant, who died on Thursday. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

Convoy of Hope/East St Louis
Saturday, July 22
8:30 a.m.
Jackie Joyner Kersee Center
In a few weeks, the Convoy of Hope will host a social services event at the Jackie Joyner Kersee Center, East Saint Louis. The J.J.K. Center will be filled with tents, music, social service providers, health services, a hair salon, a professional photo booth, food and shoe distribution centers, and a special “Kids’ Zone.”

Volunteers from St. George’s and St. Michael’s, O’Fallon will pack and distribute free groceries. All volunteers must register online at convoyofhope.org/eaststlouis.

For additional information, please contact Tom or Judy Skaff at jtskaff@aol.com, Tom: 810-394-8304, Judy: 407-967-2088.

Father Dale to Serve as RSCM Chaplain
Father Coleman will be serving as chaplain for the Saint Louis Chapter of the Royal School of Church Music’s annual summer camp, July 17-23 at Toddhall. The Royal School of Church Music is an ecumenical organization that is committed to helping young church musicians uplift the spiritual life of their congregations through good choral music.

Dragon Newsletter Deadline
The newsletter deadline is July 20. Please e-mail copy and calendar items to the parish office at stgeorgeoffice@sbcglobal.net.

In Recess

Wednesdays: There will be no Wednesday Eucharists in July.

Regular Meetings: Saint George’s Vestry and the Todd Hall board will not meet in July. Sessions recommence in August.

Altar Flowers and Candles
Please consider giving flowers or candles in celebration of a special event, in honor or in memory of a loved one. Sign-up forms are located in the Canterbury Room.

FNCA School Supply Drive
Saint George’s Community Service Commission and Saint Mark Evangelism/Social Ministry Committee are joining together in collecting school supplies for the Franklin Neighborhood Community Association (FNCA ). Donations will be accepted through August 13th. Donations should be placed in the large box in the Canterbury room. Thank you for supporting the children and schools in our community!

The following is a list of desired items:

· crayons

· book covers

· pencils

· note cards

· colored pencils

· pencil sharpeners

· tissue boxes

· hand sanitizer

· erasers

· E‐Z writing tablets

· scissors

· folders

· rulers

· three‐ring binders

· school glue

· notebooks

· glue sticks

· compasses

· colored markers

· protractors

· highlighters

· calculators

· pencil boxes

· backpacks

· alphabet and math flashcards

· wide‐ruled loose‐leaf paper

Weekly Calendar

Sunday, July 16

Pentecost 6

8:00 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Said)

10:30 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Sung)

Monday, July 17

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

Wednesday, 19

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

No Wednesday Morning Eucharist

Thursday, July 20

Newsletter Deadline

Friday, July 21

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

7:00 pm   Convoy of Hope Rally – Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Center, East Saint Louis, IL

Saturday, July 22

8:30 am   Convoy of Hope   Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Center, East Saint Louis

Sunday, July 23

Pentecost 7

8:00 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Said)

10:30 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Sung)

 

Announcements – July 9

WEDG – July
The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group) will be gathering for DINNER at 6:30 pm on Monday, July 10th. We will be going to Chalula’s Mexican Restaurant, located at 1500 North Illinois Street, (Hwy 159), Belleville, phone 416-8818. It is located in the former Swansea Family Restaurant location. Please call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations (head count). Come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation. Olé!!

Convoy of Hope/East St Louis
Saturday, July 22
Jackie Joyner Kersee Center
In a few weeks, the Convoy of Hope will host a social services event at the Jackie Joyner Kersee Center, East Saint Louis. The J.J.K. Center will be filled with tents, music, social service providers, health services, a hair salon, a professional photo booth, food and shoe distribution centers, and a special “Kids’ Zone.”

Volunteers from St. George’s and St. Michael’s, O’Fallon will pack and distribute free groceries. All volunteers must register online at convoyofhope.org/eaststlouis.

For additional information, please contact Tom or Judy Skaff at
jtskaff@aol.com, Tom: 810-394-8304, Judy: 407-967-2088.

Toddhall has a New Director!
The officers and vestry of St. George’s proudly announce the appointment of Kevin Korte as the new executive director of Todd Hall. Kevin has extensive experience in retreat center management and development. Kevin has also worked as a substitute teacher and teaching assistant in area schools. He holds a BA in psychology from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville and a Certification in Special Education from Saint Louis University. Kevin, his wife Becky and son Stephen are members of St. George’s.

In Recess

Wednesdays: There will be no Wednesday Eucharists in July.

Regular Meetings: St. George’s Vestry and the Todd Hall board will not meet in July. Sessions recommence in August.

 
Join the Altar Guild!
Saint Margaret’s Altar Guild is seeking new members. This dedicated group prepares the altar and sanctuary for worship. Help is especially desired for the 8:00 a.m. Eucharist. To volunteer or for additional information, Contact Maryann Fernandez at 618-257-0321. Please consider this caring ministry, as the Altar Guild helps all of us to worship God “In the beauty of Holiness.”

Garden Ministry
Volunteers are needed for the beautification and maintenance of our grounds and gardens. For additional information, please contact the parish office 618-233-6320.

 
Weekly Calendar
 
Sunday, July 9
Pentecost 5
8:00 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Said)
10:30 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Sung)

Monday, July 10
8:30 am   Meals on Wheels
6:30 pm   WEDG Dinner – Chalula’s, Belleville

Wednesday, 12
8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

Friday, July 14
8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

Sunday, July 16
Pentecost 6
8:00 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Said)
10:30 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Sung)