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The Church of
St. Michael &
6345 Wydown Blvd.
PO Box 11887
Clayton, MO 63105
Living Christ in This
October 27-November 3, 2016
Pledge Sunday is this Sunday. Please prayerfully consider how you will offer your gifts for ministry. Please bring your pledge to church. You may walk it to the altar or drop it in the offertory plate. Plan to join us for a pancake breakfast in the Great Hall!
Because Pledge Sunday means Pancake Sunday...it will be EPIC!
SUNDAY PREACHING SCHEDULE
October 30 The Rev. Andrew J. Archie
November 6 The Rev. Blake A. Sawicky
November 13 The Rev. Andrew J. Archie
November 20 The Rev. Ezgi Saribay
Pledge Sunday is this Sunday. Please prayerfully consider how you will offer your gifts for ministry. Specifically, a financial pledge to support the work of this parish family. Your participation is important and essential if we are to accomplish what God has called us to do. Please bring your pledge to church. You may walk it to the altar or drop it in the offertory plate.
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.
PANCAKE PLEDGE SUNDAY
Pledge Sunday is Pancake Day.
Don't miss the fun!
Rector's Forum: There will be NO Rector's Forum this Sunday, October 30.
EPIC Pancake Breakfast: This Sunday in the Great Hall from 8:30-11:30 AM.
Complimentary all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, and fruit breakfast from 8:30 to 11:30 AM in the Great Hall. Feed yourself and your family before or after church, before or after you make your pledge.
Because Pledge Sunday means Pancake Sunday...it will be
All Hallows' Eve Family Night:
All Hallows' Eve Family Night is Sunday at 4:30 PM. Come in costume and enjoy dinner, crafts, and trick-or-treating with the Youth Group. $5/person or $20/family. RSVP by signing up outside of St. George's Chapel or by e-mailing Jane Fisher at
Student Volunteers Needed for All Hallows' Eve Family Night:
All 6th-12th graders are invited to decorate, lead trick-or-treating, and help with crafts for this fun event THIS EVENING from 4-7 PM! Sign up
Friday, October 28
Friday Morning Women's Bible Study
7 AM Holy Eucharist St. Mary's Chapel;
7:30-8:30 AM Library
Men's Bible Study
7 AM Starbucks at Hanley & Wydown
Join the men for coffee and Bible Study every Friday morning!
Monday, October 31
Women's Monday Morning Bible Study
9-9:45 AM Armstrong Room
Tuesday, November 1
Church Service League
Sverdrup Room/Great Hall
Wednesday, November 2
Wonderful Wednesdays, "A Glorious Company"
5:30 PM Holy Eucharist, 6:15 PM Dinner; 6:45 PM Classes;
8 PM Compline
Come to pray, to eat, to learn, and to enjoy an evening together. 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 for all of it, we'll look forward to seeing you! more
Wednesday, November 2, 16 and 30
Growing through Grief
6:45 PM St. George's Chapel
A guided study and support group led by Molly Schilling. Materials will be provided.
Friday, November 4
A Friday Musicale
6 PM Great Hall
tickets are on sale! Reserve your tickets for this wonderful event! $50 per ticket or 4 for $175.
email Nick Bideler at
to reserve your seat.
Sunday, November 6
The Rt. Rev. Edward L. Salmon CD Sets
can be purchased in the Great Hall on Sunday, November 6 or 13, or by e-mailing Nick Clifford at
. Consider giving this set as a Christmas gift!
St. Louis Half Marathon
It looks like the race begins at 7:30 AM, and will travel from the Clayton Center, down Forsyth into Forest Park and back, which
may affect traffic getting to church.
See course map here:
Choral Evensong in Commemoration of All Faithful Departed
6 PM Church
The Choir of The Church of St. Michael & St. George will sing Choral Evensong in commemoration of All Faithful Departed on Sunday, November 6 at 5 PM. The Choir will sing the Evening Service composed for St. Paul's Cathedral, London, by Herbert Howells along with music of Henry Gerike (composed for, and dedicated to, our own Choir), Charles Wood, Haldane Campbell Stewart, and John Tavener. Please plan to join us in this ongoing pattern of daily prayer, to remember the Faithful Departed who have gone before us, at this beautiful, contemplative liturgy to mark the closing of the day.
Thursday, November 10 and 17, December 1 and 8
CSMSG Book Club
Thursday, November 10
Spirits & Spirits
Exciting new programming for young adults here at CSMSG! On Thursday, November 10, we will have our first iteration of "Spirit & Spirits"!
When: Second Thursday of every month, 6-7 PM
Where: Gredell condo in Lafayette Square
What: Read YA-relevant "spiritual" passage from scripture and then discuss the passage in a small group setting. "Spirits" will be provided, as well as one light appetizer (no dinner).
Sunday, November 13
5:30 PM St. George's Chapel
Tuesday, November 15
Steak & Stories
6 PM Great Hall
NOTE: Due to Election Day on November 8, this month we will meet on Tuesday, November 15 from 6-8 PM in the Great Hall. Our guest speaker will be Robert Garrick. His topic will be "College Football's Wild First Half-Century."
Join pop culture and sports junkie, as well as multiple CSMSG trivia champ, Robert Garrick, for a look at college football's astonishing and little-known early years, with special attention given to three games that changed the sport forever.
Sunday, November 20
Adult Confirmation Classes
10:30 AM Sverdrup Room
Adult Confirmation Classes begin November 20. Calling all adults who wish to be confirmed this spring! The Rev. Blake Sawicky will lead Adult Confirmation Classes on Sunday mornings from November 20-December 18.
Contact Blake at
Tuesday, November 29
Church Service League
Marché de Noël Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon
White Elephant/Silent Auction items needed...Good quality items needed for the Marché de Noël Christmas Bazaar. Leave items in CSL closet next to Taylor Room by November 18. (No clothing, please) Charitable donation tax receipts available. Questions, contact Alison Wiedle (
Saturday, December 3
Advent Quiet Morning
The Rev. Canon Jeremy Davies will lead our Advent Quiet Morning on Saturday, December 3.
The title of his theme is "Time and Eternity".
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
Church School Preschool-Kindergarten
children should go to their undercroft classrooms, and
will meet in the Chapel. All classes end at 10:55 AM.
All Hallows' Eve Family Night
October 30 4:30-6:30 PM (See Upcoming Events above)
Sunday, October 30
The Spiritual Family Class
10:30-11:15 AM Wydown Meeting Room
All interested adults are invited to attend and discuss practical ways to implement the information from Dr. Miller's seminar.
Sundays, October 30-November 20.
Student Volunteers Needed-All Hallow's Eve Family Night
All 6th-12th graders are invited to decorate, lead trick-or-treating, and help with crafts for this fun event! This Sunday from 4-7 PM. Sign up
YM Leadership Team Meeting
Wednesday, November 2, from 12:30-1:30 PM in the Armstrong Room. RSVP to
for our CSMSG College Students! If you can donate three dozen home-baked cookies for our college student care packages, please e-mail Marty Chapman at
. Please drop off your cookies on or by 9 AM on Sunday, November 6, to the Armstrong Room. Our college students will THANK YOU!
Save the Date: Youth Ministry Parents Party
Tuesdays with Timothy
3:30-4:30 PM, Starbucks at Wydown and Hanley
United Thank Offering
Bishop Salmon CD Set Orders
The Rt. Rev. Edward L. Salmon CD Sets
can be ordered by e-mailing Nick Clifford at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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