April 19-26, 2018
Living Christ in This World
THIS SUNDAY, April 22, 2018

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The Rev. Canon William M. North (9:15 AM)
The Rev. Peter J. Speropulos (8:00, 11:15 & 5:30)
The Rt. Rev. George W. Smith
The Rev. Anne Hunter Kelsey
The Rev. Andrew John Archie
Stewardship Campaign
We invite you to show your generosity and thankfulness to God by taking an active role in the remarkable and life-giving things happening in and through The Church of St. Michael & St. George!

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: Please join the Rector as he leads a study of the “Old Testament Roots of the Gospel” from 10:30-11 AM in the Taylor Room. Everyone is welcome.

WELCOME TO OUR GUEST PREACHER: The Rev. Canon William M. North will be our guest preacher at the 9:15 AM liturgy on Sunday. The Rev. North came to The Church of St. Michael & St. George in 1993 as a Presbyterian minister, after serving as Executive Director of Care and Counseling, an interfaith agency, for 18 years. In 1995 he was ordained Deacon at Christ Church Cathedral and in 1996 Priest at St. Michael’s. His transition was natural. He went to an Episcopal Church as a child, raised his children in Clayton, and had connections to St. Michael’s since the days of Jack Schweizer. He had done regular adult education programs in Ed Salmon’s rectorship, and did pastoral care under Ken Semon. After many years at St. Michael’s, Bill and Mary moved to Phoenix, and later to Houston. They retired in 2007 to Portland, then relocated to Swarthmore, a Philadelphia suburb, to be near their children and five grandchildren who had all settled in the East.

Faithful Generations SS Class: Join a community of adults (parents, grandparents, others) discussing faith and how to support children and families in Christian life. This class meets in the Wydown Meeting Room from 10:30-11 AM. All are welcome!

CHURCH SCHOOL: Don't forget to bring your Lenten Mite boxes to Chapel on Sunday!

NICARAGUA DINNER & AUCTION is on Sunday, April 29 at Deer Creek Club. Last chance to get tickets will be in the Great Hall after services today. Tickets are $85. If you have wine to donate for our wine pull, please bring it to the Great Hall on Sunday. For more info, contact Jennifer McGrath at jenmcgrath123@gmail.com or 636.778.1256.
WINE WANTED! If you would like to donate a bottle of wine for the wine pull, drop off a bottle ($25 value and up, please) to the ticket sales table in the Great Hall on Sunday.

U TURNS: We hope all of you have heard of the foot-stomping, crowd-pleasing performance by the musical trio, the “U Turns”. The “U Turns” will return to the Great Hall and perform for the congregation after the 9:15 AM service today. This should be a wonderful time for SMSOC parents to mingle with CSMSG congregants. We look forward to seeing you all there.

Monday, April 23
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 AM on Monday mornings in the Armstrong Room.

Tuesday, April 24
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 22, to Lynne Roney at lynneroney@sbcglobal.net or 314.727.7175; Guest speakers: Aleda and Jim Littlefield, Travelogue: “Diana, Princess of Wales” and “The Spying Game”

THE ST. GEORGE SOCIETY SPONSORED EVENT: Today is the last day to RSVP for the St. George Society sponsored event on Tuesday, April 24. Parishioner Bob Chapman will speak on " The Privilege of Leadership and The Courage To Care. "
Reception is at 6 PM, Presentation at 6:30 PM in the Great Hall. RSVP to Marlene at Marlene@csmsg.org.

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, April 25
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
7:45 PM Compline St. Mary’s Chapel
Each week will feature a new topic.
April 25 Father, Son, and Holy Who? The Trinity and the Holy Spirit ,
May 2 - The Book of Common Prayer- A Holy Journey.

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.
Sunday, April 29
NICARAGUA DINNER & AUCTION : This fun dinner is the primary fundraiser for the World Service Mission Ministry to Nicaragua. Join us this year on Sunday, April 29 at the Deer Creek Club beginning with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 6 PM, dinner at 7 PM, and fund-a- need at 8 PM. There will also be select live auction items, raffle baskets, and a wine pull. Tickets will be on sale in the Great Hall between services this Sunday . Tickets are $85 and can be paid for in cash, by check, or by credit card. Seating is limited at this event, so get your tickets early.
WINE WANTED! If you would like to donate a bottle of wine for the wine pull, drop off a bottle ($25 value and up, please) to the ticket sales table in the Great Hall on Sunday.
For more information on the Nicaragua Dinner, please contact Jennifer McGrath at jenmcgrath123@gmail.com or 636.778.1256.

NICARAGUA MINISTRY is in need of UNEXPIRED Buy Buy Baby and Bed Bath & Beyond coupons to purchase items for baby layettes that go to new mothers in Nicaragua. Please put coupons in the Nicaragua closet located across the hall from the Library. Download 2018 Mission Trip Brochure here
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