April 27 - May 3, 2018
Living Christ in This World
THIS SUNDAY, April 29, 2018
April 29
May 6
May 13
May 20
The Rt. Rev. George W. Smith
The Rev. Anne Hunter Kelsey
The Rev. Andrew John Archie
The Rt. Rev. Keith B. Whitmore
Stewardship Campaign
Twenty-four parishioners will be confirmed on Sunday!
Your pledge dollars helped make this happen! Thank you for your pledge.

If you have not yet made a pledge and wish to do so, you may pick up a pledge card in the pew, narthex, on the website at www.csmsg.org , or call the Church at 314.721.1502. Thank you for your pledge.

RECTOR’S FORUM: The Rector's Forum is in recess until the fall.

FAITHFUL GENERATIONS SS CLASS: will not meet this Sunday, April 29, due to Confirmation. Class will be held on May 6 and 13.

CELEBRATION: Please join the Confirmands for cake in the Great Hall following the 9:15 AM service.

NICARAGUA DINNER & AUCTION is on Sunday, April 29 at Deer Creek Club.

Friday, April 27
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.

PARENT LINK-GRANDPARENT'S CLUB ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING: All grandparents are invited to an organizational meeting of the Parent Link Grandparent’s Club on Friday, April 27, 10:30 AM in the Sverdrup Room.

Monday, April 30
How We Got This Bible: Sixty-six books (or more?), written over the course of hundreds of years, copied by hand, and translated into hundreds of languages—how did we get the Bible we have today? All ladies of the parish are invited to come investigate the history of this sacred book and explore an overview of the whole biblical story from creation to new creation.

BAGS: How Parents Can Help Their Kids Shed Emotional Baggage : All interested adults are invited to hear Chris Sasser, our Parent Link consultant, tell us the most common bags our kids carry, and how parents can help them let go. Please join us on Monday, April 30 from 6:30–8:30 PM in the Taylor Room for dessert and coffee. RSVP to Marty@csmsg.org .

Tuesday, May 1
10:30-11:30 AM: Bible study, 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, April 29, to Lynne Roney at lynneroney@sbcglobal.net or 314.727.7175; Guest speaker: Jennifer Whitlock, immigration attorney: “The Treatment of Women and Children under U.S. Immigration Law”

CSL IS STILL COLLECTING stuffed animals (new or gently-used) that will be cleaned and donated to police and firemen to give to children and items for the Covering House shelter: Kleenex, liquid dishwashing detergent, cloth napkins, Post-it Notes, hairbrushes, and rat-tail combs. Please put donated items in the CSL closet across from the drinking fountain.

Wednesday, May 2
WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS: Join Bishop Keith Whitmore for Wonderful Wednesdays.
5:30 PM Evening Prayer St. Mary’s Chapel
6:00 PM Light Supper Great Hall
6:45 PM Class
8:00 PM Compline St. Mary’s Chapel
Each week will feature a new topic. May 2 - The Book of Common Prayer- A Holy Journey. May 9 - Digging into the Catechism

Friday, May 4
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.

Sunday, May 6
EASTERTIDE VESPERS : On Sunday afternoon, May 6 at 5 PM we will once again welcome the Abbot, Prior, and monks of St. Louis Abbey to The Church of St. Michael & St. George as they lead us in worship and sing Eastertide Vespers. This liturgy is a part of our rich ongoing ecumenical relationship with the Abbey and one of the opportunities we have each season to worship with the monks. Please plan to join us and experience the beauty of the ancient monastic office sung as it has been for over a thousand years. A festive reception to honor The Right Reverend Thomas Frerking, Abbot, will follow as we celebrate our deep friendship with the Abbot and monks and mark Abbot Thomas’ retirement.

Tuesday, May 8
STEAK & STORIES: Speaker, Daniel Smith, Assistant Professor of New Testament at Saint Louis University, will talk about the topic: “From Jonah to Jesus to Our Sisters in Mosul: The Middle East Now and the World of the Bible Then.”
What do Jonah, Jesus, and a group of Iraqi nuns have in common? Come learn about the world of the Bible, the contemporary Middle East, and how you can help our brothers and sisters in Christ recover from the ravages of ISIS. Daniel will share what he has learned from his scholarship on and travels in the eastern Mediterranean world. He will be joining us the week after he takes part in a conference in Jerusalem on the 70th anniversary of the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls. Plan to join us on Tuesday, May 8 from 6-8 PM in the Great Hall.   
Cost: $20. Please RSVP by Noon on Monday, May 7 to reception@csmsg.org .

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Barbara Morriss

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