Announcements – January 7

Christian Education

Sunday School – Children and youth gather in the Chapel at 9:00 am for singing. Participants then break into groups for lessons.

Adult Forum – The Adult Forum is offered on Sunday mornings, 9:15 a.m. in the Parish Hall.

The Lambeth/African Bible Study – Saint George’s Lambeth Study convenes in the conference room, 9:15 a.m.. This meditative study focuses on the Gospel of the day.

Annual Meeting – January 28

Saint George’s Annual Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, January 28. A luncheon will be served at noon, and the business meeting follows in the sanctuary. Child care will be provided. At this meeting, official reports are presented and elections held for parish leadership positions. Nominations are now being accepted for four positions on the Vestry. Saint George’s needs three members to serve three year terms and one member to serve a two year unexpired term. If you would like to nominate someone for Vestry, or if you would like to “run for office,” Please contact Steve Skaff or Brian Maves. Positions are also available for deanery and synod representatives.

Prepare Annual Reports by January 15!

Committee and ministry reports (for the Annual Meeting) are due to the church office by Monday, January 15. Reports may be e-mailed to Hard copies will also be accepted.

Saint George’s Parish Hosts Blood Drive

Today, Saint George’s and the American Red Cross are hosting a blood drive in the parish hall. Consider donating blood. Every donor will receive a long-sleeve T-shirt. You can donate between 9 am and 1 pm.

Saint George’s and Saint Mark Change Key During Christian Formation

Henry Evans will discuss the interplay of words and music in Christianity throughout history at Saint Mark Table Talk on Wednesday, January 10, 11:30 a.m. Attendees are invited to bring a bag lunch. This forum meets in the conference room

Beginning on January 14, Nancy Ypma will present a three part series during the Adult Forum. Her focus will be Historical Masterpieces & Music Masterpieces. The Adult Forum meets in the Parish Hall on Sunday mornings, 9:15 a.m.

What Goes Up, Must Come Down!

Today, immediately following the 10:30 a.m. Eucharist, the Altar Guild invites you to help disassemble the Christmas decorations.

Gitty up and go to the Longhorn steakhouse

The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group) will be gathering for Lunch at Longhorn Steakhouse 11:30 am on Thursday,

January 25th. Longhorn is located at 6115 North Illinois (Hwy. 159) Fairview Heights, phone 394-8540. This is our final event before Lent. Please call the church office, 233-6320 for reservations (headcount). Please Come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation.

Christmas Flowers

Parishioners are welcome to take the Christmas Flowers. They can be found in the Canterbury Room.

Memorials for Pat Brock

We have discovered that several donations given to Saint George’s in honor of our mother, Pat Brock, have gone missing. Henry has searched the church, doubled checked all the envelopes, and found nothing. If you have not received a thank you note, then your donation may be one of the envelopes that disappeared. Please contact the office or one of us if you have any question.

This Week

Sunday, January 7

Epiphany 1

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

9:00 am   Sunday School

Blood Drive

9:15 am   Adult Forum

Lambeth Study

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


Monday, January 8

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

6:00 pm   Order of Saint Luke (Note date and time)


Tuesday, January 9

7:30 pm   Mission Leadership Team


Wednesday, January 10

8:00 am   Reunion Group

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

9:30 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Chapel)

11:30 am   Saint Mark Table Talk (Conference Room)

5:30 pm   Choristers

7:30 pm   Choir Rehearsal


Friday, January 12

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels





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