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)

 

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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!

 

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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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