Saint George’s Headlines-November 18

This Morning

Altar Flowers: The flowers are given to the Glory of God and in thanksgiving for the birthday of Nancy Ypma.

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 the Godly Play curriculum. 4th graders and older children learn through the Connect Curriculum.

Adult Forum: Due to the popularity of last week’s class, the Adult Forum continues with a focus on Veterans. Saint George’s veterans will share stories of faith and service. This class meets from 9:15 – 10:15 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.

Next Sunday, Christian Education will be in recess.

Upcoming

Thanksgiving Day Eucharist: Saint George’s will give thanks to God with the Holy Eucharist on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 10:00 a.m. in the chapel. This service includes Hymns and a Thanksgiving Day homily.

Take Note!

On Wednesday, November 21, there will be no morning Eucharist. Wednesday Eucharists resume on November 28 at 9:30 a.m.

Saint George’s Choristers will not rehearse on Nov. 21. Their regular rehearsals resume on Wednesday, November 28 at 5:30 p.m.

2019 Flower and Candle Charts have been posted in the Canterbury Room. Consider giving flowers in 2019. These gifts are given to the Glory of God and dedications are printed in the Sunday bulletin.

Altar Guild Workdays (All workdays begin at 9:00 a.m.)

  • Saturday, December 1, Cleaning Day
  • Saturday, December 8, Hanging of the Greens and Tree  Assembly
  • Saturday, December 15, Catch-Up Day
  • Saturday, December 22, Decorating
  • Monday, December 24, Final Sanctuary Preparations

Book Group will meet on December 6, 5:30 p.m. at Joan Barnes’ home, 4 Tenth Fairway Court, Belleville, 233-0735. Members are asked to bring hors d’ oeuvres. The book for discussion is The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peal Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. Discussion will be lead by Betsy Rogers.

The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group) will be gathering for their Advent Dinner on Thursday, December 20, 6 p.m. Watch the announcements and newsletter for more details.

Standing Notices

Child Care is available for infants and young children through age six. The nursery (Education Building 2nd Floor) is open on Sunday mornings from 9:00 am to 11:45 am.

Assistive Listening Devices and large print copies of the Book of Common Prayer are available. Please ask an usher for assistance.

Rest Rooms are located downstairs in the Parish Hall. The Parish Hall can be accessed by the steps or the elevator.

Cell Phone Reminder: During Worship, please turn cell phones off or set them to silent mode. Thank you!

This Week

Sunday, November 18

Pentecost 26

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

9:00 am   Sunday School

Child Care Available

9:15 am   Adult Forum

Lambeth Study

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

6:00 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

Girl Scouts

 

Monday, November 19

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Tuesday, November 20

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

Newsletter Deadline

 

Wednesday, November 21

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

7:30 pm   Choir Rehearsal

 

Thursday, November 22

Thanksgiving Day

10:00 am   Holy Eucharist: Rite II (with hymns)

                    Office Closed

 

Friday, November 23

                    Office Closed

 

Sunday, November 25

Christ the King Sunday

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

Christian Education in Recess

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

6:00 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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St. George’s Observes Veteran’s Day with Special Forum and Eucharist! Col. George Wallace, Guest Homilist

On Sunday, November 11, veterans of the parish will share their faith journeys at the Adult Forum. This event begins at 9:15 a.m. in the parish hall. This special observation continues at the 10:30 a.m. Eucharist. Special music and a Veteran’s Day homily will be included. The guest homilist is U.S. Colonel and chaplain, George Wallace.

 

WEDG Gets Ready for the “Hail Mary Pass”

The Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group (WEDG) will be gathering at the National Shrine of our Lady of the Snows Restaurant on Tuesday, November 13 at 11:00 am. The Shrine is located at 442 South De Mazenod Drive, Belleville, phone number 397-6700. Women can score a touchdown at the soup and salad buffet, which offers multiple yummy choices to try. One can also order from a full choice menu. Please call the church office, 233-6320, for reservations (head count). Come for Good Fun, Good Food, and Good Conversation.

 

Saint George’s Headlines-November 11

This Morning

Flowers and Candles: The flowers are given to the Glory of God and in thanksgiving for the wedding anniversary of Greg and Ann Martens.

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 their faith through the Godly Play curriculum. 4th graders and older children learn and grow through the Connect Curriculum.

The Adult Forum Observes Veteran’s Day This morning, Veterans of the parish will share their faith journeys at the Adult Forum. This event begins at 9:15 a.m. in the parish hall. This special observation continues at the 10:30 a.m. Eucharist. Special music and a Veteran’s Day homily will be included.

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.

Today, the Food Pantry Committee is holding the second annual Pumpkin Palooza Bake Sale during all coffee hours. Pumpkin based and other baked goods of all sorts will be available for purchase. Proceeds are channeled to the Saint George’s/Saint Mark Food Pantry.

Upcoming

Thanksgiving Day Eucharist: Saint George’s will “Give thanks to God” with the Holy Eucharist on Thanksgiving Day, November 22 (chapel), at 10:00 a.m. This service includes music and a Thanksgiving Day homily.

Take Note! On Wednesday, November 21, there will be no morning Eucharist. Wednesday Eucharists resume on November 28 at their regularly scheduled time.

Forward Day by Day: The November-January edition is now available in the Canterbury Room.

Get Involved!

The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group) will be gathering for Lunch at 11:00 am on Tuesday, November 13 at Our Lady of the Snows Restaurant. Please call the church office, 233-6420, for reservations. Also, please earmark Thursday, December 20th, 6 pm, for our Advent dinner.

Book Group will meet on December 6, 5:30 p.m. at Joan Barnes’ home, 4 Tenth Fairway Court, Belleville, 233-0735. Members are asked to bring hors d’ oeuvres. The book for discussion is The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peal Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. Discussion will be lead by Betsy Rogers.

This Week

Sunday, November 11

Pentecost 25

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

9:00 am   Sunday School

Pumpkin Palooza Bake Sale

Child Care Available

9:15 am   Adult Forum (Special Veteran’s Day Observance)

Lambeth Study

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

6:00 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

 

Monday, November 12

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

Diocesan Clergy Retreat (Nov. 12-14 at Toddhall)

 

Tuesday, November 13

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

11:00 am   WEDG Luncheon at Our Lady of the Snows

7:00 pm   Mission Leadership Team

 

Wednesday, November 14

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

9:30 am   Holy Eucharist

5:30 pm   Choristers

7:30 pm   Choir Rehearsal

 

 

Friday, November 16

10:00 am   Diocesan Council at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Springfield, IL

 

Sunday, November 18

Pentecost 26

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

9:00 am   Sunday School

Child Care Available

9:15 am   Adult Forum Special

Lambeth Study

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

6:00 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

Girl Scouts

 

Saint George’s Headlines-November 4

All Saints’ Sunday

November 4, 2018

 

Welcome to Saint George’s!

Saint George’s Episcopal Church is happy to have you joining us in worship. If you are visiting, please sign the guest book in the Canterbury Room (narthex). After the Eucharist, please join us for coffee the parish hall.

This Morning

Flowers and Candles: The flowers are given to the Glory of God and in thanksgiving for the birthday of Robert Laedlein by Charles and Diane Laedlein. The candles are given to the Glory of God and in thanksgiving for the birthday of Steve Mathus by Mary Mathus.

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 their faith through the Godly Play curriculum. 4th graders and older children learn and grow through the Connect Curriculum.

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 Adult Forum: Please join Father Coleman as he leads a study on the Old Testament and the history of Israel from 9:15 a.m-10:00 a.m. in the parish hall.     

Upcoming

On Veteran’s Day, Sunday, November 11, the Adult Forum will focus on veterans and their faith. All veterans of the parish are invited to attend and share their experiences. Those wishing to take part should contact Father Coleman.

The Food Pantry Committee is holding the second annual Pumpkin Palooza Bake Sale on Sunday, November 11 during the coffee hours. Pumpkin based and other baked goods of all sorts will be available for purchase. Proceeds are channeled to the Saint George’s/Saint Mark Food Pantry. Consider donating goodies to this event. Anyone wishing to bake a pumpkin based treat can obtain free pumpkin from a box in theCanterbury Room.

Saint George’s Parish and Saint Mark Lutheran Church are holding a parish workday on Saturday, November 10, 9 a.m.-noon. Volunteers are needed to tidy up our wonderful facilities. Everyone is invited to help.

Forward Day by Day: The November-January edition is now available in the Canterbury Room.

Get Involved!

The WEDG (Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group) will be gathering for Lunch at 11:00 am on Tuesday, November 13 at Our Lady of the Snows Restaurant. Please call the church office, 233-6420, for reservations. Also, please earmark Thursday, December 20th, 6 pm, for our Advent dinner.

Book Group will meet on December 6, 5:30 p.m. at Joan Barnes’ home, 4 Tenth Fairway Court, Belleville, 233-0735. Members are asked to bring hors d’ oeuvres. The book for discussion is The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peal Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. Discussion will be lead by Betsy Rogers.

This Week

Sunday, November 4

All Saints’ Sunday

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

9:00 am   Sunday School

Child Care Available

9:15 am   Adult Forum

Lambeth Study

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

6:00 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

Girl Scouts

 

Monday, November 5

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Tuesday, November 6

5:00 am   Election Day (Voting in the Parish Hall)

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

6:30 pm   OSL

 

Wednesday, November 7

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

9:30 am   Holy Eucharist

5:30 pm   Choristers

7:30 pm   Choir Rehearsal

 

Sunday, November 11

Pentecost 25

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

9:00 am   Sunday School

Pumpkin Palooza Bake Sale

Child Care Available

9:15 am   Adult Forum Special Veteran’s Day Observance)

Lambeth Study

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

6:00 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

 

 

 

 

 

Saint George’s Headlines-October 28

This Morning

Flowers and Candles: The flowers are given to the Glory of God and in memory of Elizabeth Herr and Red Viguerie by Julie Herr.

Saint George’s welcomes and thanks substitute organist Evelyn Duncan. Evelyn’s music will add a beauty to our liturgy!

Adult Formation and Sunday School are in recess. They will reconvene next Sunday. See the schedule on the back page of this leaflet.

This morning, please join Saint George’s Parish Family for the annual Stewardship Breakfast. This special event is hosted and provided by the Mission Leadership Team, and begins at 9:00 a.m. in the Parish Hall. After breakfast, members of the Mission Leadership Team will speak about what gratitude and stewardship mean to them. Fun activities have been scheduled for the children. Pledge packets have been mailed to all parishioners. Extra packets are available in the Canterbury Room.

Caring for the Men & Women Of Bethany Place Today is the final Sunday that Saint George’s will collect grooming and hygiene products for Bethany Place. Bethany Place provides programs that promote wellness and quality of life for people living with AIDS. Donations may be brought to the church office or the Canterbury Room.

Upcoming

All Souls’ Day will be observed on Wednesday October 31 at the 9:30 a.m. Eucharist. Names of the departed will be read aloud. Anyone wishing to contribute the names of deceased loved ones or friends should contact the office.

Fall Back on November 4! Don’t forget to set your clocks back. Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 4.

On Veteran’s Day, Sunday, November 11, the Adult Forum will focus on veterans and their faith. All veterans of the parish are invited to attend and share their experiences. Those wishing to take part should contact Father Coleman.

The Food Pantry Committee is holding the second annual Pumpkin Palooza Bake Sale on Sunday, November 11 during the coffee hours. Pumpkin based and other baked goods of all sorts will be available for purchase. Proceeds are channeled to the Saint George’s/Saint Mark Food Pantry.

The Women’s Ecumenical Dining Group (The WEDG) will be gathering for Lunch at 11:00 am on Tuesday, November 13 at Our Lady of the Snows Restaurant. Please call the church office, 233-6420, for reservations. Also, please earmark Thursday, December 20th, 6 pm, for our Advent dinner.

Saint George’s and Saint Mark are holding a parish workday on Saturday, November 10, 9 a.m.-noon. Volunteers are needed to tidy up our wonderful facilities. Everyone is invited to help.

Propose a Topic for the Adult Forum What would you like to learn about? Please share your ideas with Father Coleman.

Forward Day by Day: The November-January edition is now available in the Canterbury Room. 

Take Note!

Child Care is available for infants and young children through age six. The nursery (Education Building 2nd Floor) is open on Sunday mornings from 9:00 am to 11:45 am.

Assistive Listening Devices and large print copies of the Book of Common Prayer are available. Please ask an usher for assistance.

Rest Rooms are located downstairs in the Parish Hall. The Parish Hall can be accessed by the steps or the elevator.

Weekly Calendar

Sunday, October 28

Pentecost 23

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

9:00 am   Stewardship Breakfast, Child Care Available

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

6:00 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

 

Monday, October 29

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

6:00 pm   Cub Scouts (Parish Hall)

 

Tuesday, October 30

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

 

Wednesday, October 31

8:30 am   Meals on Wheels

9:30 am   Holy Eucharist (All Souls’ Observance)

7:30 pm   Choir Rehearsal

 

Saturday, November 3

6:00 pm   SHINE (Chapel)

 

Sunday, November 4

All Saints’ Sunday

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

9:00 am   Sunday School

Child Care Available

9:15 am   Adult Forum

Lambeth Study

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

6:00 pm   Bible Study (Parish Hall)

Girl Scouts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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