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Please review The Church of St. Michael & St. George's weekly e-newsletter to keep abreast of our events. Visit our online calendar for event

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If you or someone close to you has had a change in circum-stances [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.

Claire Baxter Aplington 

Nora Cooper Aplington


David Mesker, Sr.


Jonathan Bartlett and Adelyn Sherwood


Call CSMSG at 314.721.1502 or e-mail laurie@csmsg.org
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"
August 20-27, 2015
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Rob Lehman and the Rev. Blake Sawicky with members of the Girls' Choir at the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) summer course in Newport, Rhode Island. The RSCM was founded in England in 1927, and exists both to train singers for excellence in sacred music and to be a source of Christian renewal in the lives of the musicians and parishes which it serves. The Newport course is hosted by St. George's Episcopal School (chapel shown), Salve Regina University, and other local parishes and institutions.
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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)
Sunday Preaching Rota   

August  23       The Rev. Ezgi Saribay

August  30       The Rev. Andrew J. Archie

September 6    The Rev. Ezgi Saribay

September 13   The Rev. Andrew J. Archie

September 20   The Rev. Andrew J. Archie

September 27   The Rev. Blake A. Sawicky

Stewardship Campaign 2014-15  



Please prayerfully consider making a pledge or gift to help us finish strong this year.


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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Altar Flowers                              

Order Sunday Memorial flowers online 

Weekly Events  
Monday Morning Women's Bible Study
August 24
9-9:45 AM   Armstrong Room 
Readings for August 24 are Days 99-105.


Church Service League Summer Get-Together

Tuesday, September 15 

11 AM     Sverdrup Room

Upcoming Events
Newcomers Brunch
Sunday, August 30
10 AM   Taylor Room
All newcomers are invited to join us for brunch in the Taylor Room on Sunday, August 30, following the 10 AM liturgy.
This is a great opportunity to meet our clergy and ministry leaders. Please RSVP to Laurie at Laurie@csmsg.org or 314.721.1502.

Tuesday, September 8
Steak & Stories
6-8 PM      Great Hall
Program: "Behind the Scenes" in the Clayton Police Department. 

Wednesday, September 9
Girls' Choir
The Girls' Choir has returned from their week-long training trip in Newport, RI. They will begin their weekly rehearsals on Wednesday, September 9. The Choir rehearses every Wednesday from 4-6 PM with dinner following, and sings every 1st and 3rd Sunday, either at the 9:15 AM Eucharist or 5 PM Evensong. If you are interested in joining the Girls' Choir, please contact Nicholas Bideler at nick@csmsg.org

Tuesday, September 15
Church Service League 
Sverdrup Room, Great Hall 
11 AM: Bible Study led by John Tyler or Mike Bickel
Noon: Lunch ($7 with reservation to CSL president by 4 PM the Sunday before)
12:30 PM: Program, Service Project, or Meeting
Online Pictorial Directory              
Online Pictorial Directory Is Now Available!
Just a few easy steps:
1-Visit our new website at www.csmsg.org
2-Click on "Our Church Family"
3-If you are not a current ACS Access user, click "Need a Login." You will be sent a new account verification. You will be able to create your new password. 
4-You will now have access to your personal information and parish directory.
5-If you wish to view the directory, click  on "Directory." 
6-Click on "Print Family Directory" with photos. (don't worry, it won't print)
7-Click "View"
8-Use "CRTL" and "+" to enlarge the photos

We Need Your Photo! 
If your photo is not online, we need one from you! Please email a family and/or individual photo to Laurie@csmsg.org.
We will crop it to fit and put it in the Directory. 

For those of you who would like a printed version of our Directory, please let Laurie know at Laurie@csmsg.org or call 314.721.1502.

Another wonderful feature of our online Directory is the ability to update your information. Please look over everything to make sure we are up to date! 
Upcoming Women's Retreats
Church School 
Preschool-3rd Grade children meet downstairs for a lectionary-based activity and will then join their parents in the Church for Communion for the remainder of the summer schedule.

Church School Families: Look for Church School information in the mail! Registration cards are available in the Great Hall too.  Please let Jane Fisher (jfisher@csmsg.org) know if you did not receive the mailing. 

Church School resumes on September 13 with 9:15 AM services and classes. 
Note: There is no Church School on Sunday, September 6. Children can attend Church with their parents.

Youth Ministry 

Confirmation Class Registration: All 8th Graders, as well as any High School students interested in Confirmation, are invited to join the 2015-16 Confirmation Class.

Confirmation Orientation and Family Potluck
this Sunday at Noon
Shaw Park, South Shelter

An Apple a Day.....Every student in the 6th-12th grade should receive a special delivery and invitation from the Youth Ministry this week. Please contact Marty at youth@csmsg.org if you have not received yours by this weekend!

YM Family Update Form: All parents with students in the 6th - 12th grades are requested to please go to www.csmsg.org/visitors/youth-ministry and complete this online form by September 1. The Youth Ministry Staff thanks you!

Monday, August 24
8-9 PM
Ice Cream Party for HS Girls'/Guys' Bible Studies 

Sunday, August 30
6/7 Grade Dodgeball in Gym; 6th/7th Grade Parents Meeting in Armstrong Room. Lunch for all to follow. 

September 13
YM Annual Kick-Off: 10:30 AM in the Great Hall for all 6th-12th graders and their parents!
Check out our Middle School and High School Mission Trip photos on the Youth Ministry Facebook page: 
Young Adults Get Together
If you are in your 20's or 30's, enjoy cocktail parties, 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. 

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 at csmsgbookdrive@gmail.com
with any questions. Thank you!
Nicaraguan Mission          

Items Needed for Nicaragua Auction
on September 18!


 more info



An Afternoon in Nicaragua

more info



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