St. George’s News – Feb. 24

This Morning

Bishop Martins Visits Saint George’s! Today, the Rt. Rev. Daniel H. Martins makes his annual visit. He will preach and celebrate at both Eucharists, and address the congregation during the Adult Forum. Please greet Bishop Martins and Mrs. Brenda Martins at a special reception (following the 10:30 a.m. Eucharist) in the parish hall.

The Flowers are given to the Glory of God and in thanksgiving for the 1st birthday of Everett Irby by Jorge and Maryann Fernandez.

The Candles are given to the Glory of God and in thanksgiving for the wedding anniversary of Charles and Diane Laedlein.

Sunday School: At 9:00 a.m., children and youth gather for singing in the chapel. Youngsters then break into groups for lessons.

The Adult Forum meets at 9:15 a.m. in the parish hall. Next Sunday, March 3, Nancy Ypma will present her third installment of “Stories Behind Hymns.”

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

Looking Ahead

From Feb. 25-Feb. 27, Fr. Coleman will be attending the Diocesan Pre-Lenten Clergy Retreat at Kings House, Belleville.

Please note, there will be no Wednesday Eucharist on Feb. 27.

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper: Mark your calendars for March 5 and come enjoy pancakes and fellowship. Saint George’s youth will be flipping cakes and cooking sausage on Fat Tuesday, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. A freewill offering will be taken, with Proceeds designated for St. George’s Lenten offering.

Lent Madness: Learn about God’s work through the saints with Lent Madness. This educational and fun game/program is designed to teach and inspire participants.  Coordinator Beth Graboritz challenges everyone to take part by signing up to talk about a saint. The saints are listed in this year’s bracket! A sign-up sheet and the Lent Madness Bracket are posted in the Parish Hall. Also, copies of the Saintly Scorecard are located in the Canterbury Room. Discussion takes place (during Lent) at the Adult Forum on Sunday mornings, 9:15 a.m. in the parish hall. For additional information, see the Lent Madness insert.

Lenten Talks and Soup Suppers: Please join us for the Lenten Talks and Soup Supers. They begin on Thursday, March 14 in the parish hall. Suppers start at 6:00 p.m. and the talks begin at 6:45 p.m. All presentations are based on the theme: Meeting Jesus in the Margins: Meditations on Matthew 25.  Sign-up sheets for those wishing to donate soup are located in the Parish Hall, and copies of Meeting Jesus in the Margins are located in the Canterbury Room.

The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group) will be going to Red Lobster on Monday, March 4th, at 11:30 am, for Lunch.  The restaurant is located at 110 Ludwig Drive, Fairview Heights, phone 397-9251, just west of the 10 Ciné.  Call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations.

Learn and Grow at St. Michael’s Youth Conference The annual St. Michael’s Youth Conference will be held from June 10-16. This wonderful opportunity is offered to youth, ages 13-19, who have attended a renewal event or church camp, and who wish to take a more in-depth look at their faith. This year, St. George’s is offering scholarship assistance. For additional information, please visit the diocesan website and look under ministries to access the Conference webpage, or contact a member of the Mission Leadership Team.

This Week

 

Sunday, February 24

Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany

Bishop’s Visitation

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

9:00 am   Sunday School and Child Care

9:15 am   Adult Forum

Lambeth Study

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

6:00 pm   Bible Study

 

Monday, February 25

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

Pre-Lenten Clergy Retreat, Kings House, Belleville

 

Tuesday, February 26

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

Pre-Lenten Clergy Retreat, Kings House, Belleville

6:00 pm   Toddhall Board

 

Wednesday, February 27

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

Pre-Lenten Clergy Retreat, Kings House, Belleville

No Wednesday Eucharist

5:30 pm   Choristers’ Rehearsal

7:30 pm   Choir Rehearsal

Saturday, March 2

6:00 pm   Shine (chapel)

 

Sunday, March 3

The Last Sunday after the Epiphany

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

9:00 am   Sunday School and Child Care

9:15 am   Adult Forum

Lambeth Study

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

6:00 pm   Bible Study

Girl Scouts

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Bishop Visits St. George’s on Feb. 24

The Rt. Rev. Daniel H. Martins will visit Saint George’s on Sunday, Feb. 24. He will preach and celebrate at both Eucharists, and address the congregation during the Adult Forum. Please greet Bishop Martins and Mrs. Brenda Martins at a very nice reception that follows the 10:30 a.m. Eucharist.

 

Saint George’s News – February 17

This Morning

The Flowers are given to the Glory of God and in thanksgiving for the birthday of Ariana Irby by Jorge and Maryann Fernandez.

The Candles are given to the Glory of God and in thanksgiving for the birthday of Patty Gable by David and Tabitha Gable.

Sunday School: At 9:00 a.m., children and youth gather for singing in the chapel. Youngsters then break into groups for lessons.  Kids ages 3 years old—3rd grade explore Christianity through Godly Play.  4th graders and older children learn about their faith through the Connect Curriculum.

The Adult Forum meets at 9:15 a.m. in the parish hall.  Today, join Nancy Ypma as she leads a discussion on the history and usage of various hymns.

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

 

Looking Ahead

A Visit from the Bishop! The Rt. Rev. Daniel and Mrs. Brenda Martins will visit Saint George’s on Sunday, February 24.  Bishop Martins will lead the Adult Forum, and preach and celebrate at both Eucharists. A reception follows in the parish hall.

 

The 2019 parish directory is in preparation. A hardcopy (draft) is located in the Canterbury Room.  Please review that directory to verify/update your information.  This draft will be available through March 3.

St. George’s Book Club is now reading Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs.  This fascinating memoir highlights growing up in the family of Lisa’s father and Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs. Book Club will meet on Thursday, February 28 at The Abbey Restaurant for dinner and discussion.  The Abbey is located at 5801 W Main St., Belleville, IL 62226.  Discussion will be lead by Bonnie Flach.

The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group) will be going to Red Lobster on Monday, March 4th, at 11:30 am, for Lunch.  It is located at 110 Ludwig Drive, Fairview Heights, phone 397-9251, just west of the 10 Ciné.  We can get ready for Lent starting by having a good seafood meal.  So call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations (head count).  Please come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation!

Florence Martin Scholarships: Applications are now being accepted for Florence Martin scholarships.  These scholarships help parishioners further their education through tuition assistance.  Guidelines and the application are available on Saint George’s website: https://stgeorges.wordpress.com. The deadline for applications is March 1.

Electronic Giving: You can now make donations online or using our mobile app! Credit card, debit card, and electronic transfers from either checking or savings are all accepted!  One-time and recurring payments can be scheduled.  Simply download the Vanco Services Give+ app from the Apple or Google app stores, search by zip code “62220,” and select “Saint George’s Episcopal Church.”  Or click on the “Donate Online” link on the St. George’s website (https://stgeorges.wordpress.com/).

 

This Week

Sunday, February 17

Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

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

9:00 am   Sunday School and Child Care

9:15 am   Adult Forum

Lambeth Study

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

6:00 pm   Bible Study

Girl Scouts

 

Monday, February 18

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Tuesday, February 19

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Wednesday, February 20

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

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

5:30 pm   Choristers’ Rehearsal

7:30 pm   Choir Rehearsal

 

Sunday, February 24

Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany

Bishop’s Visitation

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

9:00 am   Sunday School and Child Care

9:15 am   Adult Forum

Lambeth Study

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

6:00 pm   Bible Study

 

St. George’s News – Feb. 10 2019

This Morning

Sunday School: At 9:00 a.m., children and youth gather for singing in the chapel. Youngsters then break into groups for lessons. Kids ages 3 years old—3rd grade learn through the Godly Play curriculum. 4th graders and older children use the Connect Curriculum.

Adult Forum: Meets at 9:15 a.m. in the parish hall. For the next two Sundays, Nancy Ypma will lead a discussion on hymns.

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

The 2019 parish directory is in preparation. From February 10 through March 3, a hardcopy (draft) will be located in the Canterbury Room. Please review that directory to verify/update your information.

The Super Bowl Chili Sale raised approximately $1000 for Beacon Ministry. Coordinator David Buckley extends thanks to all parishioners for their support.

Looking Ahead

St. George’s Book Club is now reading Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs. This fascinating memoir highlights growing up in the family of Lisa’s father and Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs. Book Club will meet on Thursday, February 28 at The Abbey Restaurant for dinner and discussion. The Abbey is located at 5801 W Main St., Belleville, IL 62226. Discussion will be lead by Bonnie Flach. Newcomers are always welcome!

The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group) will be going to Red Lobster on Monday, March 4th, at 11:30 am, for Lunch. It is located at 110 Ludwig Drive, Fairview Heights, phone 397-9251, just west of the 10 Ciné.  We can get ready for Lent starting by having a good seafood meal.  So call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations (head count).  Please come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation!

Florence Martin Scholarships: Applications are now being accepted for Florence Martin scholarships. These scholarships help parishioners further their education through tuition assistance. Guidelines and the application are available on Saint George’s website: https://stgeorges.wordpress.com. The deadline for applications is March 1.

Electronic Giving: You can now make donations online or using our mobile app! Credit card, debit card, and electronic transfers from either checking or savings are all accepted! One-time and recurring payments can be scheduled. Simply download the Vanco Services Give+ app from the Apple or Google app stores, search by zip code “62220,” and select “Saint George’s Episcopal Church.” Or click on the “Donate Online” link on the St. George’s website (https://stgeorges.wordpress.com/).

 

This Week

Sunday, February 10

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

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

9:00 am   Sunday School and Child Care

9:15 am   Adult Forum

Lambeth Study

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

6:00 pm   Bible Study

 

Monday, February 11

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Tuesday, February 12

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

6:30 pm   Mission Leadership Team

 

Wednesday, February 13

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

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

5:30 pm   Choristers’ Rehearsal

7:30 pm   Choir Rehearsal

 

Sunday, February 17

Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

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

9:00 am   Sunday School and Child Care

9:15 am   Adult Forum

Lambeth Study

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

6:00 pm   Bible Study

Girl Scouts

 

St. George’s News – Feb. 3 2019

This Morning

Sunday School: At 9:00 a.m., children and youth gather for singing in the chapel. Youngsters then break into groups for lessons. Kids ages 3 years old—3rd grade learn and grow through the Godly Play curriculum. 4th graders and older children discover their faith through the Connect Curriculum.

Adult Forum: Meets at 9:15 a.m. in the parish hall. For the next three Sundays, Nancy Ypma will lead a discussion on hymns.

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

Saint George’s White Chili is Ready! Today, pick up prepaid orders between noon and 3 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Chili may also be purchased for $10 per quart while supplies last. Proceeds will benefit Beacon Ministries.

Looking Ahead

Wednesday Eucharists will resume on February 6, 9:30 a.m. in the chapel. This service is said and lasts for about half an hour. Attend this service for some midweek refreshment and spiritual nourishment.

The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group) will be going to Red Lobster on Monday, March 4th, at 11:30 am, for Lunch. It is

located at 110 Ludwig Drive, Fairview Heights, phone 397-9251, just west of the 10 Ciné. We can get ready for Lent starting by having a good seafood meal. So call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations (head count). Please come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation!

Florence Martin Scholarships: Applications are now being accepted for Florence Martin scholarships. These scholarships help parishioners further their education through tuition assistance. Guidelines and the application are available on Saint George’s website: https://stgeorges.wordpress.com. The deadline for applications is March 1.

Electronic Giving: You can now make donations online or using our mobile app! Credit card, debit card, and electronic transfers from either checking or savings are all accepted! One-time and recurring payments can be scheduled. Simply download the Vanco Services Give+ app from the Apple or Google app stores, search by zip code “62220,” and select “Saint George’s Episcopal Church.” Or click on the “Donate Online” link on the St. George’s website (https://stgeorges.wordpress.com/).

This Week

 

Sunday, February 3

Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

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

9:00 am   Sunday School and Child Care

9:15 am   Adult Forum

Lambeth Study

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

12:00 pm   Chili Pick-Up

6:00 pm   Bible Study

Girl Scouts

 

Monday, February 4

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Tuesday, February 5

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

1:00 pm   St. George’s & St. Mark Joint Commission

6:30 pm   OSL

 

Wednesday, February 6

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

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

5:30 pm   Choristers

7:30 pm   Choir Rehearsal

 

Sunday, February 10

Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany

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

9:00 am   Sunday School and Child Care

9:15 am   Adult Forum

Lambeth Study

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

6:00 pm   Bible Study

 

St. George’s News – Jan. 27

This Morning

Sunday School: At 9:00 a.m., children and youth gather for singing in the chapel. Youngsters then break into groups for lessons. Kids ages 3 years old—3rd grade use the Godly Play curriculum. 4th graders and older children use the Connect Curriculum.

Adult Forum: Join Father Coleman as he leads a study on the sacraments. This class meets at 9:15 a.m. in the Parish Hall.

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

Annual Meeting: This morning, please join St. George’s Parish family for a Luncheon and the Annual Meeting. These events follow the 10:30 a.m. Eucharist. Child care is available.

Thank You! St. George’s extends a big “Thank You” to Sarah Bender, David Buckley, and Kathy Evans for cleaning out the storage/mechanical room. Several items were retrieved from that room and placed on a table in the Parish Hall. These goods are “Free for the Taking.” They will be available to parishioners for two weeks.

Upcoming Events

The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group) will be going to Copper Fire Restaurant, 200 East Main Street, Belleville, 235-5010, on Wednesday, January 30 for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Parking is available in a small lot behind the restaurant, in the large lot by the Lincoln Theatre, or on the street. Please make reservations via the church office, 233-6320. Come for Good Fun, Good food, and Good Conversation.

Saint George’s White Chili is back. Order your chili for pick‐up on Sunday, February 3, 12 -3 pm. The cost is $9 per quart when ordered in advance (with payment) and $10 per quart on February 3. Proceeds will benefit Beacon Ministries.

Wednesday Eucharists Resume on February 6 at 9:30 a.m.

Florence Martin Scholarships Applications are now being accepted for Florence Martin scholarships. These scholarships help parishioners further their education through tuition assistance. Guidelines and the application are available on Saint George’s website: https://stgeorges.wordpress.com. The deadline for applications is March 1.

The Parish Food Pantry needs cereal, canned fruit, soup, beans, pasta, and toilet paper. Donations may be left at the pantry desk or in the Canterbury Room.

Electronic Giving You can now make donations online or using our mobile app! Credit card, debit card, and electronic transfers from either checking or savings are all accepted! One-time and recurring payments can be scheduled. Simply download the Vanco Services Give+ app from the Apple or Google app stores, search by zip code “62220,” and select “Saint George’s Episcopal Church.” Or click on the “Donate Online” link on the St. George’s website (https://stgeorges.wordpress.com/).

This Week

Sunday, January 27

Third Sunday after the Epiphany

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

9:00 am   Sunday School and Child Care

9:15 am   Adult Forum

Lambeth Study

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

12:00 pm   Luncheon and Annual Meeting

6:00 pm   Bible Study

 

Monday, January 28

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Tuesday, January 29

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Wednesday, January 30

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

11:30 am   WEDG Luncheon at Copper Fire, Belleville

5:30 pm   Choristers

7:30 pm   Choir Rehearsal

Sunday, February 3

Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

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

9:00 am   Sunday School and Child Care

9:15 am   Adult Forum

Lambeth Study

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

12:00 pm – 3:00 p.m. Chili Pick-Up (Parish Hall)

6:00 pm   Bible Study

Girl Scouts

 

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