Sunday, January 7, 2018
resumes on January 7. (regular 9:15 AM Children’s classes and services)
Church School teachers please remember that there is a brief meeting at 8:30 AM in the Taylor Room. A light breakfast will be provided for you and your children. Bring your 2018 calendars!
The Choir of The Church of St. Michael & St. George will sing a service of Solemn Evensong Sunday evening at 5 PM. The service will include the Evening Service in B-flat of Charles Villiers Stanford and music of Sir Edward Elgar. Please plan to join us for this beautiful, contemplative liturgy to mark the ending of the day and we enter in to Epiphanytide.
Incense will be used at this service.
Reception following in the Taylor Room.
EPIPHANY FAMILY NIGHT:
There is a special Epiphany Family Night with dinner in the Great Hall at 5 PM Sunday evening and service following in the Church. Sign up by emailing Jane Fisher at
. The cost is $20 per family.
Monday, January 8
MONDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY:
"Mothers of the Messiah" - The arrival of Jesus Christ came as the fulfillment of centuries of preparation and promises God made to Israel. Join us to explore the lives of the foreigners, queens, and other women in Jesus' ancestral line from Eve to Mary. All ladies of the parish are invited to come as you are available from 9-9:45 on AM Monday mornings in the Armstrong Room.
Tuesday, January 9
CHURCH SERVICE LEAGUE
will resume on Tuesday, January 9, with the following schedule:
10:30-11:30 AM: Bible study, "Redemption in the Books of Moses" led by the Rev. Peter Speropulos; 11:30 to Noon: Holy Eucharist, St. Mary’s Chapel; Noon: Lunch, the Great Hall. Lunch costs $7. Reservations are required by Sunday evening, January 7, to Lynne Roney at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314.727.7175.
12:30 PM: Guest speaker: Linda Payne,“Imagine – a historical and personal explanation of color, painting and living life”
STEAK & STORIES:
Great Hall - 6-8 PM
Speaker: John Headrick, Global Technology Development Lead (Monsanto Company);
Topic: “Feeding the World and Protecting the Planet Together”
Farmers face many complex challenges every day that impact their ability to help feed families around the world. John will discuss some of the latest innovations in agriculture, share his observations and experiences from his career in agricultural research and development, and answer questions about agriculture today and in the future.
Friday, January 12
FRIDAY MORNING WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY:
Review the Collect and Scripture readings for the upcoming Sunday. We meet Friday mornings in the Library from 7:30-8:30 AM following Holy Eucharist at 7 AM in St. Mary’s Chapel.
Saturday, January 20
HUNGER MINISTRY SANDWICH MAKING:
Sandwich Making will take place Saturday, January 20. All parishioners are invited and encouraged to join the St. Michael’s Hunger Ministry on the third Saturday of each month from 10-11 AM in the Taylor Room to make sandwiches for the Bridge and FOCUS St. Louis clients.
Sunday, January 21
ANNUAL MEETING: CHILI, SOUP AND PIES ARE NEEDED
for the lunch following our Annual Meeting on Sunday, January 21. Contact Laurie at
or 314.721.1502 if you are willing to whip up a batch of chili or soup or bake a pie. The coveted Chili, Soup and Pie Champion aprons will be awarded to the winners! Plan now to attend and taste the great food provided by the fabulous cooks/bakers in our parish!
Friday, February 23 & Saturday, February 24
Save The Date
2018 Weekend Women’s Retreat at Mercy Center
Retreat begins Friday at 5 PM and ends Saturday at 5 PM.
"Reading Risky Faith by Susan Alexander Yates, was like drinking a cup of tea with a wise friend - a sage - and from which I walked away changed by the picture she offered me of God." Sara Hagerty, Author,
Every Bitter Thing Is Sweet
We are thrilled to have author Susan Alexander Yates leading this year's Lenten retreat at Mercy Center. Based on Susan's book, Risky Faith, she will take us on a journey of renewed understanding and vision to walk in the confidence of a God so much bigger than the challenges we often face. "With
, you can move from defeat to victory."
Please join the Women of CSMSG for this our 25th Annual Women's Retreat! The Retreat begins at 5 PM on Friday until 9 PM. Saturday 8:30 AM-5 PM. Registration is online at
Sunday, February 25
Save-the-Date: Sunday, February 25, 2018 – Parent Link presents a parenting seminar on “Character Matters” by Susan Alexander Yates from 11:30 AM-1 PM. A light lunch will be served and childcare will be provided with advance reservation. Register for this seminar online at
in the Parent Link webpage.