Announcements – August 6


August 6, 2017


Saint George’s Welcomes You!

We are happy to have you joining us in worship. If you are visiting, please sign the guest book in the narthex. After the Eucharist, please join us for refreshments in the parish hall.


Flowers and Candles

The flowers are given to the Glory of God and in thanksgiving for the birthday of Kathy Parson by Ed Parsons.


The sanctuary candle is given to the Glory of God and in thanksgiving for the wedding anniversary of Steven and Sarah Bender.


Rally Day

August 27, 9 am

This year, August 27 has been designated Rally Day. On this day (between the 8 and 10:30 am Eucharists), the parish will gather in the parish hall, reconnect with friends and learn about upcoming events. This event is also the official kick-off for Sunday school. Sunday School registration takes place in the parish hall and parents are encouraged to enroll their children. The festivities begin at 9 am with a potluck breakfast.



WEDG Hops Over to the Hop House

The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group) will be gathering at the Hop House, for DINNER, 6:30 pm, on Wednesday,

August 23rd. It is located at 1214 Central Park Drive, O’Fallon, phone 726-2740, across from Menard’s. It features southern dishes to tempt the palate! Please call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations (head count). Ladies, this Dutch Treat event is for YOU! So if you are 18 or above…..Come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation.


September Lawn care

The parish needs volunteers to mow the lawn in September. For additional information or to volunteer, contact Joe Hooten at 618-567-9693 or Henry Evans at 618-233-6320.


Are You Called to Serve?

Acolytes: Saint George’s Parish is seeking new acolytes! This is

a great opportunity for children and adults to give back to the church by assisting at the Eucharists. On Sunday, August 13, a meeting and training session has been scheduled. For additional information or to volunteer, please call or email Nathan Scott at 618-477-3050,


Sunday School Teachers: Do you love telling stories? Do you enjoy watching children grow in their faith? Do you love to laugh? If your answer yes to any of these questions, then you might enjoy being a part of our awesome Sunday School. More teachers are needed to provide loving and nurturing instruction, implementing the Godly Play curriculum. Godly Play makes teaching easy with very little planning. To learn more, please contact St. George’s Sunday School Coordinator Mae Scott at 618-477-3046 or

FNCA School Supply Drive

Saint George’s Community Service Commission and Saint Mark Evangelism/Social Ministry Committee are joining forces in collecting school supplies for the Franklin Neighborhood Community Association (FNCA ). Donations will be accepted through August 13 and 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, August 6

The Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ

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

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


Monday, August 7

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

6:30 pm   OSL, Conference Room


Tuesday, August 8

7:30 pm   Vestry


Wednesday, August 9

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

9:30 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II, Chapel


Friday, August 11

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels


Sunday, August 13

Pentecost 10

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

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









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