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Recent  Transitions
 
Baptisms
Brody John Garavaglia

Deaths
Roy Dale Arn, Jr.
9.30.16

Weddings
 

  
  

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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
October 13-20, 2016
SUNDAY PREACHING SCHEDULE 

October 16       The Rev. Blake A. Sawicky
October 23       The Rev. Ezgi Saribay
October 30       The Rev. Andrew J. Archie
November 6      The Rev. Blake A. Sawicky
THIS WEEK'S BANNER   
Do you know that 93% of the church's budget comes from pledges? Plan to attend this informative presentation Sunday, after the 9:15 AM liturgy. Senior Warden John Rowe, Treasurer Mike Zaccarello, and Stewardship Chair Joe Sheehan will make a presentation about what it costs to run CSMSG. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session.
STEWARDSHIP 2016-2017                              
" Keep your lives from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you."                                                            -Hebrews 13:5

This year's Campaign theme is "EPIC - Every Parishioner is Called". We are called to give because God made us, redeemed us in Christ, and sustains us in the Spirit. Every Pledge Is Counted. Pledge Sunday is October 30, and it will be EPIC!

Y OUNG ADULTS
Join Washington University's Home Plate!
Become a Home Plate host and welcome three or four Washington University students into your home for a few meals a year to help them feel more at home here in St. Louis.   more info
THIS SUNDAY
Newcomer Class!  
10:30  AM    Sverdrup Room
New to CSMSG? Plan to attend these classes led by The Rev. Blake Sawicky. He will help you learn more about the Episcopal Church and answer any questions you may have about CSMSG. The class will be held from 10:30 AM-11 AM in the Sverdrup Room, which is off the Great Hall near the stage.

"Where Does All The Money Go?" 
after 9:15 AM liturgy    Taylor Room
Do you know that 93% of the church's budget comes from pledges? Plan to attend this informative presentation Sunday, after the 9:15 AM liturgy. Senior Warden John Rowe, Treasurer Mike Zaccarello, and Stewardship Chair Joe Sheehan will make a presentation about what it costs to run CSMSG. The presentation will be followed by a question and answer session. 

Youth Ministry Greenery Sale: Sunday in the Great Hall!  

Choral Evensong
5 PM   Church
Choral Evensong will be sung Sunday evening at 5 PM by the CSMSG Choristers and the CSMSG Schola. The Choir will sing the Evening Service in G minor of Ernest Bullock along with music of Martin Neary, Andrew Walker, and Gerre Hancock. Please plan to join us for this beautiful, contemplative liturgy to mark the ending of the day and plan to make attendance at Evensong one of your regular commitments for the 2016-17 season.

THIS WEEK
Friday, October 14
Friday Morning Women's Bible Study
7 AM Holy Eucharist   St. Mary's Chapel
7:30 - 8:30 AM   Library 
more

Men's Bible Study
7 AM    Starbucks at Hanley & Wydown
Join the men for coffee and Bible Study every Friday morning!

Monday, October 17
Women's Monday Morning Bible Study 
9 -9:45 AM   Armstrong Room

Tuesday, October 18
Church Service League
Sverdrup Room/Great Hall

Wednesday, October 19
Wonderful Wednesdays, "A Glorious Company"
5:30 PM Holy Eucharist, 6:15 PM Dinner; 6:45 PM Classes; 
8 PM Compline
Wednesday evenings at CSMSG are for fellowship and formation. Come to pray, to eat, to learn, and to enjoy an evening together. This year's theme is "A Glorious Company," and we will explore various facets of the Christian Communion, both across the Church at large and as Episcopalian Anglicans. Come to one part of the program or all, we'll look forward to seeing you here! more

UPCOMING EVENTS
Sunday, October 23
Newcomer Class
after the 9:15 AM liturgy     Sverdrup Room 

Sunday, October 23
11:30    Great Hall
Reserve Your Spot: Parenting Seminar with Dr. Lisa Miller (See more event information under Youth Ministry heading, below).

Sunday, October 30
Pledge Sunday: All you can eat pancakes, sausage, and fruit on Sunday, October 30 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM in the Great Hall.
Plan to have breakfast before or after church, before or after you make your pledge. 
Because Pledge Sunday means Pancake Sunday...it will be EPIC!

Friday, November 4
A Friday Musicale 
6 PM, Great Hall
Friday Musicale tickets are on sale!  Reserve your tickets for this wonderful event! $50 per ticket or 4 for $175.   Order online  or  email Nick Bideler at  nick@csmsg.org  to reserve your seat.

Sunday, November 13
Healing Eucharist 
5:30 PM     St. George's Chapel
"Is any among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord."                                                                       (James 5:14)
On the second Sunday of each month, the 5:30 PM Sunday evening service will include prayers for healing along with Anointing with holy oil. Come to pray for people in need of healing and wholeness, or come if you yourself would like to receive the Anointing of the Sick.
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CHURCH SCHOOL
Church School Preschool-Kindergarten  children should go to their undercroft classrooms, and  1st-5th Grades  will meet in the Chapel. All classes end at 10:55 AM.

YOUTH MINISTRY
Youth Ministry Greenery Sale
'Twas months before Christmas but all through the Great Hall
Youth Group members were selling greenery to all
Festive wreaths we can hang on our doors with care
While supporting our Youth Group with scholarships to share.

Fall Service Day:  STL World Food Day - Friday, October 14, from 6-7 PM at John Burroughs, $10. Sign up here.

Spirituality: The Key to Raising Thriving Teenagers: Reserve your spot now for this helpful seminar with Dr. Lisa Miller, author of The Spiritual Childmore

Save the Date: Youth Ministry Parents Party at the home of Eric & Marya Strand on November 6, 6-8:30 PM. All parents are welcome! Look out for the Sign-Up Genius in your inbox for RSVP and details.  

HS Bible Studies: HS Girls' and Guys' Bible Studies meet each Tuesday morning for breakfast and Bible Study. All high school students are invited to join. E-mail Marty at youth@csmsg.org to set up a ride or for more info.

Can I Ask That?
Wednesdays, 5:15 PM, Armstrong Room
6 PM Dinner in Great Hall    more 

Tuesdays with Timothy 
3:30-4:30 PM, Starbucks at Wydown and Hanley 

OUTREACH MINISTRIES

Hunger Ministry  more info  
 
Shelter Ministry Volunteers Needed  more info

United Thank Offering  

Bishop Salmon CDs
The Rt. Rev. Edward L. Salmon CD Sets  can be ordered by e-mailing Nick Clifford at nickclifsr@yahoo.com.
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 would like to have a priest visit you. Please contact Debbie Fenner at communications@csmsg.org or 314.721.1502.
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