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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
November 13-19, 2015
THIS WEEK'S BANNER
The 2015 "A Friday Musicale" featuring the CSMSG Girls' Choir
and some of St. Louis's best musical talent will be held this evening in the Great Hall. 
SUNDAY LITURGY SCHEDULE  
   8:00 AM    Holy Eucharist I (Church)
   9:15 AM    Choral Eucharist I (Church)
 11:15 AM    Holy Eucharist I (St. George's Chapel)
   5:30 PM    Holy Eucharist II (St. George's Chapel)
SUNDAY PREACHING SCHEDULE  

   

November 15   The Rev. Blake A. Sawicky

November 22   The Rev. Andrew J. Archie

November 29   The Rev. Blake A. Sawicky

December  6    The Rev. Ezgi Saribay

December 13   The Rev. Andrew J. Archie

Did you know: Even with volunteer teachers, our Church School program costs approximately $400 per child per year?

A Book of Common Prayer costs $10. We have over 500 of these books in the church alone, some of which must be replaced every year. 

Each and every pledge makes a difference! Pledge cards are available in the pews, narthex, or online. 
Thank you for your pledge!
THIS WEEK
Sunday, November 15
Ministry Spotlights This Week
Be sure to stop by the Altar and Flower Guild tables in the Great Hall this Sunday. Ministry Highlight page

This Sunday, November 15, from 8:30 AM-Noon, the Church Service League will have "Premier Jewelry Sales" in the Great Hall.

Annual Nicaragua Mission Poinsettia Sale:
Order your holiday poinsettias to support the annual mission trip to Nicaragua. A sales table will be in the Great Hall Sunday, November 15, 22, and 29. more info

The Rector's Forum resumes this Sunday, November 15! Please join the Rector as he leads a study of the "Old Testament Roots of the Gospel" from 10:30-11:00 AM in the Taylor Room. Everyone is welcome. 

Choral Evensong will be sung this Sunday at 5 PM by the CSMSG Schola. The Schola will sing the hauntingly beautiful Sarum Service of Herbert Howells along with Howells' late piece, "I love all beauteous things." Also included in the service will be music of Robert Lehman and Harold Darke. Please plan to join us for this beautiful, contemplative liturgy to mark the ending of the day, and plan to make attendance at Evensong one of your regular commitments for the 2015-16 season. A reception will follow.

Savory Supper:
Please join us for Evensong this Sunday at 5 PM and the ever-tasty Savory Supper held in the Taylor Room following the service.
more info

Monday, November 16
Women's Bible Study   
9 AM, Armstrong Room  
"Ecclesiastes informing our understanding of Proverbs." 

Tuesday, November 17
Church Service League 

Wednesday, November 18
Wonderful Wednesdays 

Upcoming Events
Friday, November 20
Women's Friday Morning Bible Study
7 AM  Holy Eucharist, 7:30 AM Breakfast, Sverdrup Room
Ladies, begin the day with Holy Eucharist at 7 AM with Mtr. Ezgi Saribay. At 7:30 AM, a light breakfast will be served and the Bible will be studied. We will study the Scripture lessons of the upcoming Sunday for a wholesome overview of the liturgical year over the course of the next few months

Saturday, November 21
Sandwich Making 
10-11 AM, in the Taylor Room   more info

Sunday, November 22
The book, Stained Glass Scriptures, describing our Church windows, will be available for purchase in the Great Hall on Sundays November 8 and 22. The authors, Ralph Lewis and Jim Sherby, will be present to sign books.

Thursday, November 26
Thanksgiving Day
Holy Eucharist will be celebrated at 10 AM in the Church.
The Church offices will be closed.

Friday, November 27
The Church offices and building will be closed.

Tuesday, December 1
Save the Date: Annual Marchť de NoŽl Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon  more info

Saturday, December 5
Advent Quiet Morning
8 AM-Noon 
The Reverend Canon John W. Kilgore, M.D.:
Waiting, Expectation, and Preparation--Meditations on the Magnificat

Sunday, December 6
Advent Lessons and Carols
and Advent Reception 
Music and Merriment: All are invited to Advent Lessons and Carols, a special Evensong service at 5 PM. Following Evensong, run, don't walk, to the Great Hall for fellowship, spirits, and hors d'oeuvres. Let Laurie know if you are able to bring an appetizer to share, at Laurie@csmsg.org. Complimentary child care will be available in the nursery by reservation.  
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So, you've heard about the New Centering Prayer Group. You are interested, but you're not sure what it is... more info

CSMSG Girls' Choir Book Drive: more info

We need your photo for the Directory! more info
WOMEN'S RETREAT  Save the Date!
Friday and Saturday, March 18-19, 2016

CHURCH SCHOOL


Share the Meaning of Advent! Advent Family Night is Sunday, November 29 from 5-7 PM with wreath-decorating, dinner, a special service in the Church and Advent-related craft activities. $20/family. If you would like a fresh wreath with candles to decorate, the cost is $30. Please RSVP to reception@csmsg.org.
YOUTH MINISTRY 
Visit our Youth Ministry Bulletin Board for details of the events below.

YM Volunteer Opportunity: Advent Family Night is Sunday, November 29 from 4-7 PM.  sign up here 
 
YM Winter Retreat! 
Feed Your Soul at our Winter Retreat at Trout Lodge on Saturday/Sunday, January 30/31!
  

Young Adults                              

The CSMSG Young Adult group is 
invited to don their
Dirndls and Lederhosen
and taste Perennial Artisan Ales Beer
THIS Saturday, November 14, at 4 PM
at Perennial Tasting Room,
8125 Michigan Ave.
RSVP to Hillary Gredell at hillary.a.roth@gmail.com.
OUTREACH MINISTRIES
 
Hunger Ministry 
 
Shelter Ministry Volunteers Needed
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