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The Church of

St. Michael &

St. George

6345 Wydown Blvd. 
PO Box 11887 
Clayton, MO 63105 
314.721.1502 (p) 
314.721.4670 (f)
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"Living Christ in This World"
July 24-30, 2015
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Fearless leader Carroll Stribling caught taking a little siesta by his fellow missioners in Nicaragua.

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Sunday Summer Liturgy Schedule   
   8:00 AM    Holy Eucharist I (Church)
 10:00 AM    Choral Eucharist I (Church)
   5:30 PM    Holy Eucharist II (St. George's Chapel)


Weekday Liturgies Schedule Change
Until further notice, the only weekday liturgies of Holy Eucharist will be on WEDNESDAYS. There will be a Holy Eucharist at 12:15 PM. The weekday Morning and Evening Prayer schedules will remain the same. 


The Healing Service on Wednesdays at 5:30 PM is suspended until Wednesday, September 2.


Sunday Preaching Rota        

    July  26     The Rev. Ezgi Saribay

August   2     The Rev. Andrew J. Archie

August   9     The Rev. Ezgi Saribay

August  16    The Rev. Andrew J. Archie

Stewardship Campaign 2014-15  




As of today we have received $1,815,322 in pledges. Our goal is $2,000,000. Please prayerfully consider making a pledge or gift to help us finish strong this year.


As always, 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 by calling the Church at 314.721.1502.

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Weekly Events   



Monday Morning Women's Bible Study

9-9:45 AM   Armstrong Room

Monday Morning Women's Summer Bible Study

will meet Monday, July 27 with the readings of Days 71-77. Our study consists of a 110 Day Overview of the Bible. Download a list of readings.


This group meets from 9-9:45 AM in the Armstrong Room and all are invited. Friends are welcome too! 


Childcare for all ages is offered with advance reservations; please e-mail Timothy at  Timothy@csmsg.org to register for childcare or for more information.

This Week


Tuesday, July 28

Church Service League Summer Get-Together

11 am      Sverdrup Room

What: Experience Christian fellowship, much laughter, service projects, crafting and learning about the Church Service League. No craft experience necessary. Fabric cutters needed. Please bring a good pair of scissors and a sack lunch.

When: Every Tuesday from 11 AM to 2 PM - Come when you want. Stay as long as you want. Enjoy a glass of iced tea!

Where: Sverdrup Room

Questions: Contact Alison Wiedle at arwiedle@sbcglobal.net or 314.307.8300.

Upcoming Events


Sunday, August 2

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream Because the Archie_100x100 Rector Returns August 2!

Join us for ice cream following the 10 AM liturgy to welcome Fr. Andrew Archie home.


Drumsticks and popsicles will be available in the Davis Courtyard, along with the Rector's stories from Maine.


Friday, August 7

Episcopal City Mission


Do you like Birthday Parties? Join the Episcopal City Mission on August 7 at the St. Louis County Detention Center to celebrate the birthdays of the kids in detention.

We need volunteers from 5:30-7 PM to help with the party. The Center is located on Brentwood Boulevard.

Please contact Tom Guignon at Tom.Guignon@gmail.com if you are ready to party!


Women of CSMSG: 
Mark Your Calendars! 
Church School 

Preschool-3rd Grade children will meet downstairs for a lectionary-based activity and then join their parents in the Church for Communion for the remainder of the summer. 

Youth Ministry 


CONGRATULATIONS to our 2015 High School Mission Team on a job well done! They completed their week of mission service last Saturday in Green Bay, WI and wish to thank this congregation for the prayers and well-wishes! It was a wonderful trip which included Jelly Bellies AND Green Bay Packers!


Save-the-date: Back to School BBQ & Potluck for all Church School and Youth Ministry families will be held on Sunday, August 9 at 5 PM. Be there!

Confirmation Class Registration: All 8th graders, as well as any high school students, are welcome to join the 2015-16 Confirmation Class. Please e-mail Marty Chapman at youth@csmsg.org to register.


Save-the-date: Youth Ministry Adult Volunteer Training: All Sunday School Teachers, Confirmation Sponsors, and Small Group Leaders are requested to attend a dinner and orientation on Sunday, August 16 from 5:30-8 PM in the Taylor Room. RSVP to youth@csmsg.org by Tuesday, August 11.

The Tuesday Youth Ministry Update is now being published once a month over the summer months. Please e-mail Kyle@csmsg.org if you would like to receive this update to hear the latest and greatest that is happening in the Youth Ministry, AND to get up-to-date links to all current online registrations for our events!
Follow the Youth Ministry on Twitter with our handle @
Young Adults
Young Adult Group
If you are in your 20s or 30s, enjoy social and outdoor activities, and want to meet some new friends and CSMSG parishioners, please join the Young Adult Group! 


Kindly send your contact information to Hillary Gredell at hillary.a.roth@gmail.com to be added to our invitation lists. 

We hope to see you at the next party! 



 Young Adult Barbecue 

Saturday, August 15


Joe Freund's Residence 

Backyard games, barbecue, and delicious beverages 

will be on the menu! We hope to see you at the next party!  


Can You Help?  


CSMSG Girls' Choir Book Drive: The CSMSG Girls' Choir is sponsoring a Book Drive for the children of Gateway 180, a local homeless shelter CSMSG regularly supports. A collection basket has been set up outside the Church Library, under the coat rack, to collect your gently-used children's books. Please contact Bess Lehman with any questions at csmsgbookdrive@gmail.com. Thank you!


Nicaraguan Mission          

Items Needed for Nicaragua Auction
on September 18!

In past years, parishioners have generously donated items such as tickets to the Muny, etc. to the Nicaragua Auction. Since the Auction will be in held September this year, summer events are not as easily donated as winter events. Surely, some of you have tickets to the Cardinals (fall games), Blues, Rams, or Billikens games, or tickets to the Rep, the Symphony, CASA, The Bach Society, the FOX, the Sheldon, or other arts or entertainment events that you would be willing to donate to a good cause and for a tax deduction. If so, contact Larry Butterfield, Auction Co-Chair at: lbutter@hotmail.com or 314.570.4684 or WSMM Chairman Carroll Stribling at: carroll.stribling@gmail.com or 314.956.5973.

'Check out' at the Carolina de Sirker School Library

Books have been unpacked from the 2nd suitcases to Nicaragua. Thanks to the generosity of parishioners at CSMSG and Good Shepherd, missioners are stocking the library shelves. Many reading adventures await to be checked out by the children at the Carolina de Sirker School. Muchas gracias to Mary Pier and her book team!



Hunger Ministry

To the left of the Taylor Room are two closets marked Hunger Ministry. This is where you will find pans, recipes, Meal-a-Month Yellow Bags, and shelves to place filled Meal-a-Month Bags. They are all now located together.


Contact Becky Zaccarello at zaclife@aol.com for further information, or check with the Church Reception Desk. Your giving and sharing mean so much to so many!

Shelter Ministry Volunteers Needed

The Shelter Ministry is looking for a handful of additional dedicated volunteers who would be willing to commit to serving at the Shelter breakfast one Sunday a month: i.e., either the first, second, third, or fourth Sunday of each month. We need folks who will help with cooking, set-up, and serving breakfast from 6:15 AM to about 8:15 AM. We are also looking for volunteers to establish dishwashing crews for each Sunday from 7:30 AM to about 8:25 AM.


If any among you are willing to say, "Here I am", please contact Nick Clifford at 314.224.5626 or nickclifsr@yahoo.com or Laurie Brown at laurie@csmsg.org.


                     Our Vestry  
             John Rowe  Senior Warden

                   Brian Connor  Junior Warden

                   Mike Zaccarello  Treasurer

                   Joseph Goldkamp  Clerk


          David Breckenridge           David Ott      

          Patrick Deaton                 Betsy Panke

          Charlotte Foley                Deanna Simanowitz

          Lucas Gredell                  Liz Stanton

          Michael Hanrahan            Julie Stephenson

          Harrison Heil                   Pam Thomsen

          Jan Jacobi