Announcements – June 17

Today

Adult Forum: meets on Sunday mornings, 9:15 a.m. in the parish hall. Today the forum continues with the showing of Diarmaid MacCulloch’s DVD, The History of Christianity, Part IV. This DVD highlights Christianity and the Enlightenment.

 

Upcoming

 Sunday, June 24

The Community Service Commission will meet on June 24, 9:15 a.m. in the conference room. This group helps the needy in a variety of ways. All parishioners can participate and are welcome to attend this meeting.

 

Wednesday, June 27

The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group), will be gathering for dinner, 6 pm, on Wednesday, June 27th. We will be going to Peel Wood Fired Pizza, phone 726-2244, located at 104 South Cherry Street, O’Fallon. Ladies, aged 18 and above, please call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations (headcount). So please come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation. Hope to see you there!

 

Thursday, June 28

Exciting, electrifying, edifying and downright fun are some of the superlatives that have been used to describe St. George’s new Book Club. Their next meeting convenes on Thursday, June 28, 5:30 p.m. at the Abbey Restaurant, 5801 West Main St, Belleville, IL. The book for discussion is John Berendt’s Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Henry Evans will lead the discussion. All parishioners and friends are invited to attend. For additional information contact, Liz Stelling at 314-581-9017.

Mat Making will take place Thursday, June 21, 10 a.m.-noon at St Michael’s Episcopal Church, O’Fallon, IL. These sleeping mats are easily crocheted. They will be distributed to the homeless. For additional information, contact Judy Payne at jtpayne141@gmail.com. St. Michael’s Church is located at 111 O’Fallon Troy Rd, O’Fallon, IL.

Perc Up Your Sunday Morning at Coffee Hour! Volunteers are needed to host coffee hour. Hosting a coffee hour is easy and fun. Coffee supplies are provided by the church. Volunteers are asked to provide store-bought or homemade refreshments. For St. George’s gourmet cooks, this could be an outlet for culinary creativity! New volunteers are always welcome. For more information or to volunteer, Contact Sarah Surrey at sarah.surrey@yahoo.com .

 

This Week

 

Sunday, June 17

Pentecost 4

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

9:15 am   Adult Forum

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

6:30 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

 

Monday, June 18

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Tuesday, June 19

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Wednesday, June 20

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

9:30 am   Holy Eucharist (Chapel)

 

Thursday, June 21

Cursillo at Toddhall

 

Friday, June 22

Office Closed

 

Sunday, June 24

Pentecost 5

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

9:15 am   Adult Forum

Community Service Meeting (Conference Room)

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

6:30 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Announcements – June 10

American Red Cross Blood Drive: Today, St. George’s is partnering with the American Red Cross for a Blood Drive, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall. 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. All donors receive a gift card.

Become an Acolyte! Acolyte instruction begins today. Fr. Coleman is offering training this morning and next Sunday morning. Anyone ages 8 through adulthood can participate. Acolyting offers an opportunity to serve in worship. Acolytes lead processions, light and extinguish candles, ring the Sanctus Bells, and assist priests and deacons in preparation for Communion. Training follows the 10:30 a.m. Eucharist on both days. Training will be held in the nave.

Wednesday, June 27: The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group), will be gathering for dinner, 6 pm, on Wednesday, June 27th. We will be going to Peel Wood Fired Pizza, phone 726-2244, located at 104 South Cherry Street, O’Fallon. Ladies, aged 18 and above, please call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations (headcount). So please come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation. Hope to see you there!

Thursday, June 28: Exciting, electrifying, edifying and downright fun are some of the superlatives that have been used to describe St. George’s new Book Club. Their next meeting convenes on Thursday, June 28, 5:30 p.m. at the Abbey Restaurant, 5801 West Main St, Belleville, IL. The book for discussion is John Berendt’s Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Henry Evans will lead the discussion. All parishioners and friends are invited to attend. For additional information contact, Liz Stelling at 314-581-9017.

This Week

Sunday, June 10

Pentecost 3

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

9:00 am   Red Cross Blood Drive (Parish Hall)

9:15 am   Adult Forum (Parish Hall)

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

6:30 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

 

Monday, June 11

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Tuesday, June 12

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

7:00 pm   Mission Leadership Team

 

Wednesday, June 13

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

9:30 am   Holy Eucharist (Chapel)

 

Friday, June 15

10:00 am   ICAN

 

Sunday, June 17

Pentecost 4

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

9:15 am   Adult Forum

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

6:30 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

 

Saint George’s Episcopal Church

105 East D Street

Belleville, Illinois 62220

(618) 233-6320

E-mail: stgeorgeoffice@sbcglobal.net

Website: https://stgeorges.wordpress.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcements – June 3

Today

Adult Forum: due to the parish picnic, there will be no adult forum this morning. This class continues next Sunday, 9:15 a.m. in the parish hall, with the showing of Diarmaid MacCulloch’s DVD, The History of Christianity, Part 2. This DVD summarizes the intellectual and social background of Christianity in the Classical and Jewish worlds.

Today, Annual Parish Picnic! This morning, St. George’s will gather at Toddhall for the church picnic. This event begins with the Holy Eucharist, 11:00 a.m. in St.Cecilia’s Chapel. Lunch follows in Cranmer Hall. Hamburgers, hotdogs, and drinks will be provided. Please bring a side dish and/or a dessert to share. Fun activities have been planned for children. Dress casually, bring a picnic blanket or lawn chairs, and enjoy this time of fun and fellowship!

Upcoming Events

Sunday, June 10

American Red Cross Blood Drive: St. George’s is partnering with the American Red Cross for a Blood Drive on Sunday, June 10, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall. 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 additional information, contact Frank Rogers at 618-363-1045, or the American Red Cross at 866-236-3276 or redcrossblood.org. Sign up for an appointment, and you go to the head of the line when arriving.

Sundays June 10 & 17

Acolyte Training: Consider becoming an acolyte. Father Coleman is offering acolyte training on June 10 and 17. Training follows the 10:30 a.m. Eucharist on both days. Anyone ages 8 through adulthood can participate. Acolyting offers an opportunity to serve in worship. Acolytes lead processions, light and extinguish candles, ring the Sanctus Bells, and assist priests and deacons in preparation for Communion. Training will be held in the nave.

This Week

 

Sunday, June 3

Pentecost 2

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

11:00 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II & Parish Picnic at Toddhall

6:30 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

 

Monday, June 4

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Tuesday, June 5

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

6:30 pm   OSL (Conference Room)

 

Wednesday, June 6

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

9:30 am   Holy Eucharist

 

Sunday, June 10

Pentecost 3

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

9:00 am   Red Cross Blood Drive (Parish Hall)

9:15 am   Adult Forum Resumes

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

6:30 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcements – May 27

Today

Trinity Sunday

Adult Forum: Meets from 9:15-10:15 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Today, the class continues with the showing of Diarmaid MacCulloch’s DVD, The History of Christianity, Part 2. This DVD summarizes the intellectual and social background of Christianity in the Classical and Jewish worlds. The Forum will be in recess on June 3, and resumes on Sunday, June 10.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, May 31

Saint George’s Book Club is meeting at Eckert’s on May 31, 5:30 p.m. The book for discussion is John Updike’s Witches of Eastwick. Discussion will be led by Joan Barnes. Eckert’s is located at 951 S Green Mt Rd, Belleville, IL.

Sunday, June 3

Save the Date: Annual Parish Picnic at Toddhall: All parishioners are cordially invited to the upcoming picnic at Toddhall. This event begins with the Holy Eucharist, 11:00 a.m. in St.Cecilia’s Chapel. Lunch follows in Cranmer Hall. Hamburgers, hotdogs, and drinks will be provided. Please bring a side dish and/or a dessert to share. Fun activities have been planned for children. This is a great Sunday to invite a friend or neighbor to worship. Dress casually, bring a picnic blanket or lawn chairs, and enjoy this time of fun and fellowship!

Sunday, June 10

American Red Cross Blood Drive: St. George’s is partnering with the American Red Cross for a Blood Drive on Sunday, June 10, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (Parish Hall). 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 additional information, contact Frank Rogers, or the American Red Cross at 866-236-3276 or redcrossblood.org. Sign up for an appointment, and you go to the head of the line when arriving. All participants will receive a $5.00 gift certificate.

Sundays June 10 & 17

Become an Acolyte: Consider becoming an acolyte. Acolyte training follows the 10:30 a.m. Eucharists on both days. Anyone ages 8 through adulthood can participate. Acolyting offers an opportunity to serve in worship. Acolytes lead processions, light and extinguish candles, ring the Sanctus Bells, and assist priests and deacons in preparation for communion. Training will be held in the nave.

June 21-24

Cursillo XXXVI: Cursillo is an opportunity to grow in our Christian faith. Cursillo inspires Christians to lead a Christ-Centered Life and help spread the good news. This lay-led weekend includes talks, quiet reflection, song, group activities, worship, fun, and fellowship! Additionally, there will be opportunities for spiritual counseling with clergy. for applications is May 31. Applications are available in the Canterbury Room. This event is scheduled for June 21-24 at Toddhall Retreat Center, Columbia, IL. Theme: This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it. Any questions concerning the upcoming Cursillo weekend should be addressed to Margaret Brown. The deadline is May 31.

Lawn Care Opportunities: Volunteers are needed to mow and trim the church grounds. For information or to volunteer, contact Joe Hooten or Henry Evans.

 

 

Announcements: Day of Pentecost

Sunday School Appreciation Breakfast: Today, St. George’s will wrap up the Sunday School year with a special breakfast. This event takes place between both Eucharists in the parish hall. Please join us as we thank everyone who supported this ministry.

Parish Picnic June 3, 2018: St. George’s will start off the summer with a picnic at Toddhall. This event begins with the Holy Eucharist, 11:00 a.m. in St.Cecilia’s Chapel. The picnic follows. Meat and drinks will be provided. Please bring a side dish to share. This is a great Sunday to invite a friend or neighbor to worship with you. Dress causually, bring a picnic blanket or lawn chairs, and enjoy this time of fun and fellowship!

Saint George’s Book Club is meeting at Eckert’s on May 31, 5:30 p.m. The book for discussion is John Updike’s Witches of Eastwick. Discussion will be led by Joan Barnes. Eckert’s is located at 951 S Green Mt Rd, Belleville, IL.

Cursillo XXXVI is an opportunity to grow in our Christian faith. Cursillo inspires Christians to lead a Christ-Centered Life and help spread the good news. This lay-led weekend includes talks, quiet reflection, song, group activities, worship, fun, and fellowship! Additionally, there will be opportunities for spiritual counseling with clergy. This event is scheduled for June 21-24 at Toddhall Retreat Center, Columbia, IL. Theme: This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it. Any questions concerning the upcoming Cursillo weekend should be addressed to Margaret Brown. The deadline for applications is May 31. Applications are available in the Canterbury Room.

This Week

 

Sunday, May 20

The Day of Pentecost

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

9:00 am   Sunday School Appreciation Breakfast

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

6:30 pm Bible Study (Parish Hall)

Newsletter Deadline

 

Monday, May 21

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

6:00 pm   Scouts (Parish Hall)

 

Tuesday, May 22

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

6:00 pm   Toddhall Board

 

Wednesday, May 23

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

9:30 am   Holy Eucharist

 

Sunday, May 27

Trinity Sunday

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

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

6:30 pm Bible Study (Parish Hall)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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