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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 19-25, 2015
THIS WEEK'S BANNER
Carroll Stribling displays beautiful poinsettias from last year's fundraiser. Order your holiday poinsettias to support the annual mission trip to Nicaragua. A sales table will be in the Great Hall Sunday, November 22 and 29.
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)
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SUNDAY PREACHING SCHEDULE  

   

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

Thank you to all who have made a pledge for 2016! At this time we have collected 235 pledges for a total of $1,366,515. Our goal is $2,000,000. For those who have not yet made a pledge, pledge cards are available online HERE , at church or contact Laurie at  Laurie@csmsg.org.

Each and every pledge makes a difference. Thank you for your pledge.
THIS WEEK
Saturday, November 21
Sandwich Making
10-11 AM, in the Taylor Room   more info

Sunday, November 22
Ministry Spotlight This Week
St. Michael's Houses provides equity funding for low-income persons in critical need of housing. More info on Ministry Highlights

Church Service League Quilt Raffle
This Sunday, November 22, from 8:30 AM-Noon, three handmade quilts are being raffled for $1/chance or six for $5. Drawing: December 6. The Silent Auction Quilt Bid Sheet will also be available for the Christmas quilt hanging in the Great Hall.

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

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 on Sundays, November 22 and 29. more info

The Rector's Forum  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. 

Monday, November 23
Women's Bible Study   
9 AM, Armstrong Room  
 
Wednesday, November 25
Wonderful Wednesdays 

Thursday, November 26
Thanksgiving Day
Holy Eucharist will be celebrated Thursday, November 26, at 10 AM in the Church. The Church offices will be closed.
 
Friday, November 27
The Church building will be closed.
 
Women's Friday Morning Bible Study
The group will not meet on November 27
 
Sunday, November 29
YM Greenery Pickup on Playground  

Tuesday, December 1
 Annual Marchť de NoŽl Christmas Bazaar and Luncheon  more info

Wednesday, December 2
Wonderful Wednesdays
will continue throughout Advent: a mid-week evening of fellowship and Christian formation here at CSMSG. more info
 
Thursday, December 3 and 10
CSMSG Book Club:  The reading will be the Michigan short stories of Ernest Hemingway. 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 Fellowship
Everyone is invited to Advent Lessons and Carols, a special Evensong service. The beautiful music will be followed by fun-filled fellowship and delicious food in the Great Hall. 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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Young Adults
If you are in your 20s or 30s, enjoy cocktail parties,outdoor activities.... more info 
 
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 
 

Advent Family Night is Sunday, November 29, at 5 PM.

Breakfast with Saint Nicholas is Sunday, December 6, at 11:15 AM in the Great Hall, following services and classes. Hear the true story of Saint Nicholas and enjoy a breakfast prepared by the Youth Ministry. Contact Jane Fisher at jfisher@csmsg.org or sign up in the Great Hall or outside the Children's Chapel. 
YOUTH MINISTRY 
Visit our Youth Ministry Bulletin Board for details of the events below.
 
YM Christmas Greenery Pick-up  
Sunday, November 29, 8 AM-Noon, on the playground
Volunteer Sign up 
 
YM Volunteer Opportunity:  
Advent Family Night    Sunday, November 29, 4-7 PM.
  
Saint Nicholas Breakfast: High School Service Project!  
Sunday, December 6   All 9th - 12th graders are invited to cook pancakes and set-up/clean-up for the Saint Nicholas Breakfast.
 
YM Winter Retreat 
Feed Your Soul at our Winter Retreat at Trout Lodge on Saturday/Sunday, January 30 and 31. Register here  
 
There will be NO Wednesday Evening Youth Group on November 25.   
OUTREACH MINISTRIES
 
Hunger Ministry 
 
Shelter Ministry Volunteers Needed
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