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Please review The Church of St. Michael & St. George's weekly e-newsletter to keep abreast of our events. Visit our online calendar for event
information. 
 
Recent  Transitions
Deaths
Anna Schumacher
March 18, 2017

Hospital Stay?  
Please let us know if you or a loved one is in the hospital. We want to be sure you are on the prayer list and if you would like to have a priest visit you. Please contact Debbie Fenner at communications@csmsg.org
or 314.721.1502.

"In the Loop!" 
A hearing loop for hearing aid and cochlear implant users has been installed in the main sanctuary. Loop listeners are available for those without a compatible hearing device. more  

Altar Flowers            
Order Sunday Flowers online

Around Town
"Healing a House Divided"
Presiding Bishop, the Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, will speak at Washington University. more info
 
Let us know! 
If you or someone close to you has had a change in circumstances [in the hospital, moved to a nursing home, etc.], please call the Church at 314.721.1502, so we can help keep CSMSG in your life.
 
 
  

Questions?

Call CSMSG at 314.721.1502
or e-mail 

Laurie@csmsg.org
 
 
The Church of
St. Michael &  St. George
6345 Wydown Blvd. 
PO Box 11887 
Clayton, MO 63105 
314.721.1502 (p) 
314.721.4670 (f)
 
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Living Christ in This World
March 23-30, 2017
THE BANNER
Order your geraniums now!  Order forms are available on the hallway bulletin board or at the Hunger Ministry table in the Great Hall this Sunday, March 26. Orders due no later than THIS Wednesday, March 29.  All proceeds with benefit our Hunger Ministry. 
 
THIS SUNDAY'S PREACHER
 
     March 26    The Rev. Blake A. Sawicky  
       April  2     The Rev. Andrew J. Archie
       April  9     The Rt. Rev. Frank Griswold 
       April 16    The Rev. Andrew. J. Archie 

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STEWARDSHIP 2017  
Every pledge makes a difference. Pledge cards are in the pews or narthex at the church or contact Laurie Brown at laurie@csmsg.org .  
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DONATE ONLINE
TEXTING WITH YOUR PHONE! 
Nothing to do while sitting in the pew waiting for the Sunday service to begin? You can now donate online to your favorite ministry on your cell phone. This feature is now possible using ACS, the church's data software.   Download instructions 
  
THIS FRIDAY
March 24 
FRIDAY MORNING WOMENS BIBLE STUDY
Fridays, 7:30-8:30 AM following Holy Eucharist at 7 AM 

THIS SUNDAY
RECTOR'S FORUM  
There will be no Rector's Forum this Sunday, March 26. 
   
SPIRITUAL FAMILY CLASS
Sundays, from 10:30-11:10 AM, Wydown Meeting Room 

ADULT CONFIRMATION CLASSES
Sundays, March 26 and April 2
10:30 AM   Sverdrup Room   more

HUNGER MINISTRY GERANIUM FUNDRAISER
Pickup on May 12, 13 or 14 in time for Mother's Day; 4.3-inch pots ($3.50) and 6.5-inch pots ($6.75) in red, pink or white. Questions: Becky Zaccarello (314.494.0788) or Alison Wiedle (314.307.8300). Order form available on hallway bulletin board or at the Hunger Ministry table in the Great Hall this Sunday, March 26. Orders due no later than Wednesday, March 29.  
THIS WEEK
Friday, March 24
FRIDAY MORNING WOMENS BIBLE STUDY
7 AM Holy Eucharist  (St. Mary's Chapel) 7:30-8:30 AM (Library)
 
Monday, March 27
MONDAY MORNING WOMENS BIBLE STUDY
9 AM in the Armstrong Room

Tuesday, March 28
CHURCH SERVICE LEAGUE
Mother Ezgi continues the Annual Lenten Series.   more
 
Wednesday, March 29
WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS!  New classes in Lent!
5:30 PM Holy Eucharist; 6:15 PM Dinner; 6:45 PM Class; 8 PM Compline   more

UPCOMING EVENTS
Tuesday, April 4
HEALING A HOUSE DIVIDED
Presiding Bishop, the Rt. Rev. Michael B. Curry will speak at Washington University on Tuesday, April 4 from 5:30-6:30 PM in *Graham Chapel. Reception immediately following. Please RSVP to rap@wustl.edu or at 314.935.9345. Your RSVP will ensure you receive event updates and a parking pass for any yellow space on campus for the duration of the event. (*please note the change of venue)

Wednesday, April 5
MAKE PALM CROSSES WITH US!
"They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!"  John 12:13

Time: 5-6 PM - Making Palm Crosses 
6:00-6:30 PM Dinner (Optional - RSVP requested)
$5/child under 10 years old, $8/persons 10 years old and up; $30/family maximum. 
RSVP for dinner to the receptionist at Reception@csmsg.org
Where: The Great Hall
Who: Parishioners and friends. All ages welcome!
Come learn how to make crosses while visiting with others. No experience necessary.
For further information, contact Laurie Brown at Laurie@csmsg.org.

Thursday, April 6
THE CSMSG BOOK CLUB
Thursdays, April 6 and 20 at 7:30 PM in the Sverdrup Room. We will read The Complete Short Novels of Anton Chekhov

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE
 
Sunday, April 9 
Palm Sunday: Sunday of the Passion and Blessing of the Palms
Preacher: The Rt. Rev. Frank Griswold
8:00 AM    Holy Eucharist I
9:15 AM    Choral Eucharist
11:15 AM    Choral Eucharist I
5:00 PM    Passion Vespers
5:30 PM    Holy Eucharist II

April 10, 11, and 12
Holy Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
5:30 PM    Choral Evensong and Sermon

Thursday, April 13
Maundy Thursday
5:30 PM    Holy Eucharist Family Liturgy 
and Dinner
7:00 PM    The Mandatum, Holy Eucharist, 
and Stripping of the Altar
9:00 PM-Midnight    Vigil at the Altar of Repose

Friday, April 14
Good Friday
Midnight-Noon    Vigil at the Altar of Repose
7:00 AM    Stations of the Cross
Noon    Good Friday Family Liturgy 
(St. George's Chapel)
Noon    Good Friday Liturgy

Saturday, April 15
7:00 PM The Great Vigil of Easter

Sunday, April 16
Easter Day: The Sunday of the Resurrection
7:30 AM    Holy Eucharist I
8:55 AM    Festal Music for Organ and Brass
9:15 AM    Festal Eucharist I
10:55 AM   Festal Music for Organ and Brass
11:15 AM    Festal Eucharist I
5:30 PM    Holy Eucharist II

HOLY WEEK PREACHER
The Rt. Rev. Frank Griswold was ordained an Episcopal priest in 1963 and then served at three parishes in Pennsylvania, including St. Andrew's Church in Yardley, Pennsylvania, and St. Martin-in-the-Fields in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from 1976 until his nomination as Bishop of Chicago, a position he held from 1987 until he became the Presiding Bishop in 1997.
Bishop Griswold was co-chair of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission from 1998 to 2003. He was a member of the standing committee for the 1998 Lambeth Conference. He has also served on diocesan, national and international committees for liturgy, worship and ecumenism. He is interested in interfaith dialogue and currently sits on the Board of World Religious Leaders for the Elijah Interfaith Institute.

July 22-August 5
SUMMER TRIP TO NICARAGUA 
World Service Mission Ministry will take its 18th annual mission trip to Nicaragua July 22 through August 5, 2017. For more information, please contact Jennifer McGrath at jenmcgrath123@gmail.com or 412.334.6398.
YOUTH MINISTRY

CONFIRMATION UPDATE 
Parents, please submit your letter and pictures to
wwest@csmsg.org Next Sunday, April 2, students and parents meet together for Sunday School in the Wydown Meeting Room.
 
SS TEACHER TRAINING 
Sunday, April 2, 11:30 AM -12:30 PM
Armstrong Room; RSVP to wwest@csmg.org

PARENT FOCUS GROUPS: Thanks to all who participated! If you were unable to attend, please take 10 minutes to complete this survey

HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR DINNER
Tuesday, April 4, 7:30-8:30 PM
Three Kings Pub

PALM CROSS MAKING
Wednesday, April 5, 5-6 PM
Great Hall 

MIDDLE SCHOOL MISSION WEEK   June 5-9, in St. Louis  
 
HIGH SCHOOL MISSION TRIP  July 8-15 to  Rushville, Indiana

SPIRITUAL FAMILY CLASS
Sundays, in the Wydown Meeting Room, 10:30-11:10 AM