Fiftteenth Sunday After Trinity September 24, 2017 A. D.

TODAY’S INSTRUCTION ON THE FAITH: Was the Anglican Church formed by King Henry VIII of England in the 1600’s or does its founding go back much earlier?

DIOCESAN FUNDRAISING FOR FLOOD VICTIMS—TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO DONATEThe Diocesan Anglican Church Women are raising funds for victims of the recent disaster in Houston. They are supporting Americares which is a health-focused relief organization. If you wish to contribute, please make your check payable to St. George’s Church and mark it clearly as “Hurricane Relief.” Our ACW will assemble the gifts and mail a check to the Diocesan Office.

HOUSTON FLOOD VICTIMS – “Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.” Galations 6:2  Many thanks from Kim Jones for your generous donations to the Houston organization who collects new underwear for distribution to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. They have collected over 500,000 packages. Thank you!

HELP IS NEEDED FOR ST. FRANCIS DAY BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS  Can you give of your time in some way on October 7, 10:00 am—2:00 pm? A sign-up sheet is on the patio listing various jobs to fill to make this Blessing of the Animals a success.

SALE OF OPPORTUNITY TICKETS FOR A BEAUTIFUL STATUE OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISSI  The statue is on display on the church patio. Tickets are $1.00, or 6 tickets for $5.00. Raffle will be held 10/7.

READING THE BIBLE FOR TRANSFORMATION – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 9:15-10:15 AM  Join us today for the last of the three-week classes – Reading Scripture for Transformation.  We explore various methods of reading Scripture, emphasizing a contemplative approach, but also looking at how to do that with discernment. God’s Word is a gift to us that we sometimes neglect to open, and we are invited to receive more than we often do as God offers Himself to us. Instruction offered by Kathy Ruud & Father Hines.

ACW MEETING, NEXT SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1:00: Please try to attend this meeting as we make final preparations for the Blessing of the Animals on Saturday, October 7

STUDY OF THE PARABLES OF JESUS – LAST CLASS, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1:00 – 2:00 PM  A study of the parables of Jesus with guided commentary from Biblical expositor William Barclay’s work, Parables of Jesus. Ann Whitfield leads the study.  

WHY WE DO WHAT WE DO? INSTRUCTION ON THE FAITH – SUNDAYS IN OCTOBER, 9:25—10:15  This class by Fr. Hines offers instruction on the Faith in the Anglican tradition and is open to all parishioners, new members, and enquiring members. More information to follow.

LITTLE RED WAGON FOOD PANTRY  The suggested donations for September are canned green beans, dry milk, and cereal. Any donation is greatly appreciated by those in need. Please contact Fr. Hines if you know of someone who needs help.

QUIET REVERANCE IN CHURCH BEFORE MASS  Please try to maintain quiet in the church before Mass. The choir rehearses 9:25–10:15 am in church. After that we ask for quiet for those who wish to pray and prepare themselves before Mass. The Lord was not “in the wind”….neither “in the earthquake”…neither “in the fire”…but in “a still small voice.” (I Kings 19:11-12). May we


Saturday, October 7 Blessing of the Animals & craft sale, 10:00-2:00 pm, Service at Noon

Sundays in October Instruction on the Faith, Fr. Hines Class, 9:25-10:15

Saturday, October 21 Parish Family picnic, Lone Mountain Park, 11:00 am


Wednesday, September 27 Evening Prayer @ 5:45 pm, Mass @ 6:00 pm

Thursday, September 28 Intercessory Prayer Group Noon-1:00 pm

Thursday, September 28 Study of the Parables of Jesus, 1:00-2:00 pm

Saturday, September 30 ACW Meeting, 1:00 pm

Sunday October 1 Mass 8:00 am & 10:30 am

Youth Bible Class 9:15-10:15 am; Sunday School and Nursery – 10:30 am Service; Choir Practice 9:15-10:15 am



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