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April 10, 2017
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
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.
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.
The Church of
St. Michael &
6345 Wydown Blvd.
PO Box 11887
Clayton, MO 63105
Living Christ in This
THIS SUNDAY'S PREACHER
April 16 The Rev. Andrew. J. Archie
April 23 The Rev. Ezgi S. Perkins
April 30 The Rt. Rev. G. Wayne Smith
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
FRIDAY MORNING WOMENS BIBLE STUDY
Friday Morning Bible study has been cancelled.
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.
FRIDAY MORNING WOMENS BIBLE STUDY
7 AM Holy Eucharist (St. Mary's Chapel) 7:30-8:30 AM (Library)
HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE
Thursday, April 13
5:30 PM Holy Eucharist Family Liturgy
7:00 PM The Mandatum, Holy Eucharist,
and Stripping of the Altar
Incense will be used
9:00 PM-Midnight Vigil at the Altar of Repose
Friday, April 14
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
Saturday, April 15
HUNGER MINISTRY SANDWICH-MAKING
Sandwich-making will take place Saturday, April 15. 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.
CHAMPAGNE AND CHOCOLATE RECEPTION
Following the 7 PM Easter Vigil on Saturday, all are invited to the Great Hall for a Champagne and Chocolate Reception. A chocolate feast in celebration of our Risen Savior. Come congratulate the newly baptized and toast the choir on a beautiful week of music. Chocolate donations are welcome.
Monday, April 17
The Church offices and building will be closed.
Tuesday, April 18
CHURCH SERVICE LEAGUE
10:30 AM Bible Study in the Sverdrup Room; 11:20 AM Holy Eucharist in St. Mary's Chapel; Noon Lunch in the Great Hall (Lunch reservations by Sunday evening to Alison Wiedle at 314.307.8300 or
Storyteller Marcia Ollinger will present "A Bouquet of Stories" including her favorite traditional folktales from around the world that emphasize caring and love, with an Easter touch.
STEAK & STORIES
Taylor Room at 6-8 PM
"Get Your Kicks On Route 66"; Ronnie Stellhorn, Historian, Writer, and "Roads" Scholar will share his knowledge and experiences on this world-renowned national treasure. RSVP by noon Monday, April 17 to
Saturday, April 22
Didn't get your Hunger Ministry geranium order in on time? Interested in a beautiful hanging flower basket for $15? Contact Alison Wiedle by April 22 at
Wednesday, April 26
5:30 PM Holy Eucharist; 6:15 PM Dinner; 6:45 PM Class; 8 PM Compline
Faith and War: As America marks the 100th anniversary of our entry into WWI, Fr. Blake will offer an Eastertide series of classes on "Faith and War" - considering various ways in which Christians have responded to the demands and pressures of armed conflict, particularly during the "Great War" and its aftermath. Guest speakers will round out the topics covered.
"Sustaining Spirituality in your loved one at the end of life."
Paul tells us that nothing can separate us from the love of God. Yet at the end of life, dementia, pain, anger, and depression cause us to struggle to be present to our loved ones. The Community of Hope is offering a 2-session class on how we can use our church's resources and our own faith at this difficult time. Taught by Jeanne Allison on
April 26 and May 3.
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
THE MOST REV. MICHAEL B. CURRY
View the video of Bishop Michael Curry's lecture on April 4 at Washington University.
YOU HAVE MADE A DIFFERENCE!
Want to know how the money you paid for your Lenten devotional book has made a difference in the lives of people?
There is no Church School on Palm Sunday and Easter.
Maundy Thursday: There is a special family service in the chapel on April 13 at 5:30 PM. Learn what the word Maundy means, as well as why this is such an important part of Holy Week. There is also a dinner served after the service.
Good Friday: There is a special Good Friday children's service in the Chapel at noon on April 14. Pizza will be provided at 11:30 AM for anyone who misses school. Following the children's service, there are Holy Week craft activities in the Taylor Room.
Easter services are at 7:30 AM, 9:15 AM, 11:15 AM and 5:30 PM.
Parents, please submit your Banquet RSVP, letter and pictures to
MIDDLE SCHOOL MISSION WEEK
June 5-9, in St. Louis
HIGH SCHOOL MISSION TRIP July 8-15 to