Announcements – August 12

This Morning

Holy Baptism: Today through the sacrament of baptism, Saint George’s welcomes Willow Rain Welborn into Christ’s One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. Willow is the daughter of Travis and Kate Welborn.

The Altar Flowers are given to the Glory of God and in memory of Mildred Ball, James Ball and Charles Kimbell by Frank and Betsy Rogers.

On Aug. 12 &19, Father Coleman will offer instructions and examine “Why We Worship the Way We Do at the Eucharist.” This discussion takes place during the homilies.

Calling all Lectors and Chalice Bearers! This morning, Father Coleman is holding a meeting with all lectors and chalice bearers, 9:15 a.m. in the conference room.

Looking Ahead

Rally Day Is On The Way! On August 26, 9 a.m., Join Saint George’s parish family for Rally Day. Festivities take place between both Eucharists in the parish hall. Come and reconnect with friends and learn about upcoming events. This event is also the official kick-off for Sunday School and other programs. The festivities begin at 9 am with a potluck breakfast. Bring a dish to share; beverages will be provided. On this day the second Eucharist will begin at 11:00 a.m.

The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group), will be gathering a second time in August at Cobblestone Eatery and Drinkery in Lebanon. Dinner will be at 6 pm on Monday, August 20th. Cobblestone Eatery and Drinkery, phone 808-0330, is located at 115 West St. Louis Street, Lebanon. This is a real treat not to be missed ! There is a wide variety of dishes, to include yummy appetizers and desserts. Please call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations (head count). Come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation.

A Trip to Mitford St. George’s book club is reading At Home in Mitford, the first bestseller in Jan Karon’s Mitford Series. This book chronicles the life of an Episcopal priest in the fictional town of Mitford, NC. Interesting storylines and diverse characters contribute significantly to this “Must-Read.” The Book Club is open to all parishioners and friends. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 23, 5:30 p.m. in St. George’s Youth Room. Participants may bring a Brown-Bag Dinner. Please RSVP Liz Stelling at 314-581-9017.

Short Takes

The Adult Forum resumes on Sunday, September 9, 9:15 a.m. Father Coleman will present as series on the Old Testament and the history of Israel. The forum meets in the parish hall.

Reviewing & Projecting The Liturgical Commission is meeting next Sunday, August 19, 9:15 a.m. in the Conference Room. All members are encouraged to attend this regular meeting.

Register for Sunday School On Line! On Sunday, September 9 at 9:00 a.m., Sunday School begins anew. You can register your student on line: https://bit.ly/2KlJqWv or register on Rally Day, Sunday, September 26, between services.

E-Giving Coming Soon! This Fall we will begin accepting electronic payments on a new page on the church website or a free mobile app for smartphones. The program will accept credit and debit cards as well as electronic checks (ACH). More details to follow!

This Week

 

Sunday, August 12

Pentecost 12

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

9:15 am   Eucharistic Minister’s Meeting (Conference Room)

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

 

Monday, August 13

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Tuesday, August 14

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

7:00 pm   Mission Leadership Team

 

Wednesday, August 15

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

9:30 am   Holy Eucharist

 

Sunday, August 19

Pentecost 13

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

9:15 am   Liturgical Commission Meeting (Conference Room)

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

 

 

 

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Announcements – August 5

Welcome to Saint George’s! 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 coffee in the parish hall.

The Sanctuary Candle is given to the Glory of God and in thanksgiving for the 45th wedding anniversary of Steve and Mary Mathus.

Aug. 5,12 &19 On the first three Sundays of August, Father Coleman will offer instructions and examine “Why We Worship the Way We Do at the Eucharist.” This discussion takes place during the homily.

August 26 has been designated Rally Day. On this day, between both 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 around 9:00 am with a potluck breakfast. Please note that the second Eucharist will begin at 11:00 a.m.

The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group), will be gathering a second time in August at Cobblestone Eatery and Drinkery in Lebanon. Dinner will be at 6 pm on Monday, August 20th. Cobblestone Eatery and Drinkery, phone 808-0330, is located at 115 West St. Louis Street, Lebanon. This is a real treat not to be missed! There is a wide variety of dishes, to include yummy appetizers and desserts. Please call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations (head count). Come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation.

Saint George’s Good Book Club is reading At Home in Mitford, the first bestseller in Jan Karon’s Mitford Series. This book chronicles the life of an Episcopal priest in the fictional town of Mitford, NC. Interesting storylines and diverse characters contribute significantly to this “Must-Read.” The Book Club is open to all parishioners and friends. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 23, 5:30 p.m. in St. George’s Youth Room. Participants may bring a Brown-Bag Dinner. Please RSVP Liz Stelling at 314-581-9017.

Register for Sunday School On Line! On Sunday, September 9 at 9:00 a.m., Sunday School begins anew. You can register your student on line: https://bit.ly/2KlJqWv, or register “In Person” on Rally Day, Sunday, September 26, between services (parish hall).

E-Giving Coming Soon! This Fall we will begin accepting electronic payments on a new page on the church website or a free mobile app for smartphones. The program will accept credit and debit cards as well as electronic checks (ACH). More details to follow!

Calling all Lectors and Chalice Bearers! Father Coleman is holding a meeting with all lectors and chalice bearers on Sunday, August 12, 9:15 a.m. in the conference room.

Reviewing & Projecting The Liturgical Commission is meeting on Sunday, August 19, 9:15 a.m. in the Conference Room. All members are encouraged to attend this regular meeting.

The August Newsletter has been published. Hard copies are available on the table in the Canterbury Room.

Help Youngsters: Donate Back-To-School Supplies Saint George’s Episcopal Church and Saint Mark Lutheran Church are collecting school supplies for the Franklin Neighborhood Community Association. Donations are due by next Sunday, August 12 and should be placed in a special box in the Canterbury Room. Please see the list, posted in the Canterbury Room, or the newsletter for more details.

Donate to the Violence Protection Center Saint George’s is collecting the following items for the Violence Protection Center: macaroni and cheese, pancake mix, Pop-Tarts, cookies, diapers, and toilet paper. Donations may be placed in a special basket in the Canterbury Room.

This Week

 

Sunday, August 5

Pentecost 11

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

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

 

Monday, August 6

The Transfiguration of Our Lord

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

6:30 pm   OSL

Tuesday, August 7

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Wednesday, August 8

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

9:30 am   Holy Eucharist

 

Sunday, August 12

Pentecost 12

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

9:15 am   Lectors and Chalice Bearers Meeting (Conference Room)

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

6:30 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcements – July 29

Adult Forum: Meets from 9:15-10:15 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Today the forum continues with the showing of Diarmaid MacCulloch’s DVD, The History of Christianity. The forum will be in recess during the month of August.

SHINE Contemporary Worship: Join members of Saint George’s and Saint Mark next Saturday, August 4 at 6:00 p.m. for less-formal worship with contemporary Christian music in the chapel.

TheWomen’s Ecumenical Dining Group, will be gathering for dinner, 6 pm, at O’Charley’s on Wednesday, August 1st. O’Charley’s, phone 622-0405, is located at 1313 Central Park Drive, O’Fallon. Please call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations. Come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation! And Free Pie Wednesday!

Donate to the Violence Protection Center Saint George’s is collecting the following items for the Violence Protection Center: macaroni and cheese, pancake mix, Pop-Tarts, cookies, diapers, and toilet paper. Donations may be placed in a special basket in the Canterbury Room.

Saint George’s Episcopal Church and Saint Mark Lutheran Church are collecting school supplies for the Franklin Neighborhood Community Association (FNCA). Donations are due by Sunday, August 12 and should be placed in a special box in the Canterbury room. Let’s help the FNCA supply young students with the following:

  • Crayons
  • Pencils
  • Colored Pencils
  • Mechanical Pencils
  • Erasers
  • Black Dry Erase Markers
  • Pencil Boxes
  • Colored Markers
  • Highlighters,
  • Fine Point Black Sharpies
  • Watercolor Paint Sets
  • Bookmarks
  • Note Cards
  • Hand Sanitizer, 4 Packs of Baby Wipes, Clorox Wipes
  • Pencil Sharpeners
  • EZ writing tablets
  • Composition Books,
  • 3 subject Notebooks
  • 1” three ring binders
  • Reams of Copy Paper
  • Scissors
  • Rulers
  • School Glue
  • Glue Sticks
  • Compasses, Protractors
  • Calculators
  • 4 Packs of Baby Wipes and Clorox Wipes
  • Alphabet and Math Flash Cards
  • Earbuds or Headphones

This Week

Sunday, July 29

Pentecost 10

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

9:15 am   Community Service Commission (Parish Hall)

                 Adult Forum

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

 

Monday, July 30

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

Tuesday, July 31

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Wednesday, August 1

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

9:30 am   Holy Eucharist

 

Saturday, August 4

6:00 pm   SHINE Service (Chapel)

 

Sunday, August 5

Pentecost 11

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Announcements – July 22

This Morning

  • The Sanctuary Candle is given to the Glory of God and in memory of Ida Hadgkiss by Rosalind Holden, Chad Holden and Keri Hoffmann.
  • Adult Forum: Meets from 9:15-10:15 a.m. in the Parish Hall. Today the forum continues with the showing of Diarmaid MacCulloch’s DVD, The History of Christianity.
  • Guest Organist: Saint George’s welcomes and thanks guest organist, Evelyn Duncan, who is supplying for Nancy Ypma.

Looking Ahead

  • July 25: Saint George’s book club meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Meetings include dining and discussion. The next gathering takes place on Wednesday, July 25, 5:45 p.m. in the private room at the Abbey Restaurant (5801 West Main St, Belleville, IL). Please note that the venue was recently changed. The next book for discussion is Lisa Scottoline’s Most Wanted.
  • August 1: The WEDG, Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group, will be gathering for dinner, 6 pm, at O’Charley’s on Wednesday, August 1st. O’Charley’s, phone 622-0405, is located at 1313 Central Park Drive, O’Fallon. Please call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations. Come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation! And Free Pie Wednesday!
  • The Forward Day by Day (August-October Edition) is now available in the Canterbury Room. This pocket-sized devotional offers brief, personal reflections on readings from the Daily Office. It is perfect for daily prayer and study.

Outreach

  • Saint George’s is collecting the following items for the Violence Protection Center: macaroni and cheese, pancake mix, Pop-Tarts, cookies, diapers, and toilet paper. Donations may be placed in a special basket in the Canterbury Room.
  • Saint George’s Community Service Commission and Saint Mark Evangelism/Social Ministry Committee are collecting school supplies for the Franklin Neighborhood Community Association (FNCA). Donations will be accepted through August 12, and 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
  • pencils
  • bookmarks
  • note cards
  • colored pencils
  • pencil sharpeners
  • hand sanitizer
  • erasers
  • EZ writing tablets
  • scissors
  • rulers
  • 1″ 3 ring binders (prefer white)
  • school glue
  • composition books
  • glue sticks
  • compasses
  • colored markers
  • protractors
  • highlighters
  • black dry erase markers
  • 4 packs of dry erase markers
  • baby wipes and Clorox wipes
  • calculators
  • pencil boxes
  • alphabet and math flashcards
  • fine point black sharpies
  • 3 subject notebooks
  • multiplication flash cards
  • mechanical pencils
  • earbuds or headphones
  • watercolor paint sets
  • reams of copy paper
  • folders (plastic with pockets and 3 metal tabs)
  • sandwich and gallon size Ziploc bags

This Week

Sunday, July 22

Pentecost 9

  • 8:00 am    Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Said)
  • 9:15 am    Adult Forum
  • 10:30 am    Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Sung)

Monday, July 23

  • 8:30 am    Meals on Wheels

Tuesday, July 24

  • 8:30 am    Meals on Wheels

Wednesday, July 25

  • 8:30 am Meals on Wheels

Sunday, July 29

Pentecost 10

  • 8:00 am Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Said)
  • 9:15 am Adult Forum
  • 10:30 am Holy Eucharist: Rite II (Sung)

 

Announcements – July 15

Today

Adult Forum: resumes this morning, 9:15 a.m. in the parish hall. Today the forum continues with the showing of Diarmaid MacCulloch’s DVD, The History of Christianity.

 

Upcoming

July 25

Join the “Good Book” Club Saint George’s Book Club now meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Meetings include sumptuous dining, scintillating discussion, and super fun activities. The next gathering takes place on Wednesday, July 25, 5:45 p.m. at the Abbey Restaurant, 5801 West Main St, Belleville, IL. Please note that the venue has changed. The next book for discussion is Lisa Scottoline’s Most Wanted.

August 1

The WEDG, Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group, will be gathering for DINNER, 6 pm, at O’Charley’s on Wednesday, August 1st. O’Charley’s, phone 622-0405, is located at 1313 Central Park Drive, O’Fallon. Please call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations. Come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation! And Free Pie Wednesday!

 

Calendar

Sunday, July 15

Pentecost 8

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, July 16

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Tuesday, July 17

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Wednesday, July 18

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Friday, July 20

10:00 am   ICAN

 

Sunday, July 22

Pentecost 9

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)

 

Announcements – July 8

Sunday, July 8

Saint George’s thanks and welcomes Father Arnold Hoffman who is supplying for Father Coleman.

Adult Forum: The forum is in recess. Class resumes on Sunday, July 15 at 9:15 a.m.

Second Quarter financial statements are available on the table in the Canterbury Room.

Heavenly Hiatus Wednesday Eucharists are in recess through July and resume in August.

 

Upcoming

Saint George’s Book Club now meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Meetings include sumptuous dining, scintillating discussion, and super fun activities. The next gathering takes place on Wednesday, July 25 at Smokin K’s BBQ, 548 E. Washington, Millstadt, IL, 618-476-1777. The next book for discussion is Lisa Scottoline’s Most Wanted.

The Newsletter Deadline is July 20. Please e-mail copy and calendar items to stgeorgeoffice@sbcglobal.net.

This Week

 Sunday, July 8

Pentecost 7

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

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

6:30 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

 

Monday, July 9

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Tuesday, July 10

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Wednesday, July 11

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

11:00 am   Community Development Network (Parish Hall)

 

Sunday, July 15

Pentecost 8

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)

 

 

 

Announcements – July 1

 

Welcome Father Hoffman! On Sunday, July 1, Saint George’s thanks and welcomes Father Arnold Hoffman who is supplying for Father Coleman.

Adult Forum: The forum is in recess on July 1 and July 8. Classes resume on Sunday, July 15. 

Let Your Light SHINE!  Join members of Saint George’s and Saint Mark next Saturday, July 7 at 6:00 p.m. for the SHINE service.  This Eucharist is less formal with contemporary Christian music in the chapel. Pastor Brian Robison will preach and celebrate.

Heavenly Hiatus Wednesday Eucharists are in recess through July and resume in August.

Saint George’s Book Club now meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Meetings include sumptuous dining, scintillating discussion, and super fun activities. The next gathering takes place on Wednesday, July 25 at Smokin K’s BBQ, 548 E. Washington, Millstadt, IL, 618-476-1777. The next book for discussion is Lisa Scottoline’s Most Wanted.

Could this be Your Ministry? 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 .

Lawn Care Opportunities: Volunteers are needed to mow and trim the church grounds. For additional information or to volunteer, contact Joe Hooten at 618-567-9693 or Henry Evans at 618-233-6320.

Mystery of the Missing Switches! Two switches are missing from the chairlift in the office building. The switches were located on the walls (at the foot and head of the lift). If anyone knows where they might be, please contact the office. Thank You!

 

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