Ladies’ Lunch Bunch Christmas Luncheon, Dec. 7

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When: Saturday, December 7, 2019, at 12:00 PM
Where: Oak Hills Country Club (5403 Fredericksburg Road, SAT 78229)
Details: All inclusive price, $35.00, Check or Cash only to Martha Bastian (no Credit Cards).
RSVP: Reservations to Martha Bastian, 210-341-5286, by 12-01-2019

Please join us for our Annual Christmas Luncheon on Saturday, December 7, at Oak Hills Country Club at 12:00 PM. The cost is $35.00 for the meal, coffee or tea, and dessert.

Call Martha Bastian at 210-341-5286 or Barbara Simon at 210-696-3546 no later than Sunday, December 1, for your reservation.  For any other questions, please call Martha Bastian.

All Aboard the Polar Express!-Sunday, December 8, 2-4

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It’s time for our annual Polar Express Party! Kids, come dressed in your pajamas and get comfy with your sleeping bag and pillow as you take a ride on the Polar Express! We’ll watch the Polar Express movie, have hot chocolate and cookies, and share in a whole lot of holiday fun! Space is limited!
WHEN: Sunday, December 8, 2:00-4:00 PM
WHERE: Parish Hall/School Cafeteria
WHO: Kids in Kinder-5th grade
WHY: For A Whole Lot of Fun!
Reserve your spot by emailing hwilson@saintgeorgechurch.org.

Advent Wreath Making in the Parish Hall, Dec. 1, 10:00

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Calling all families with or without kids!

December 1 is the 1st Sunday in Advent: a special season in our church when we prepare our hearts for the arrival of Jesus Christ! Each family will make their own Advent wreath (supplies included) to use throughout the Advent season. This is a wonderful event to kick-off the Advent season. It will be a fun and wonderful experience for families . . . so come and join us. We hope to see you there!

Coffee & Conversation

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Dear Fellow Coffee & Conversation Class — BACK TO NORMAL

Last Sunday we joined other parishioners in the (single) Consecration Service and following catered lunch. This Sunday, 11/24/19, class will resume as normal, 9:45 a.m., between services, St. Mark’s Room, upstairs in the Leadership Center.

We (Peggy and Paul) will be in Ann Arbor, MI, this Sunday for the wedding of our son David. In our absence, Fred Goodwin has graciously agreed to facilitate C&C Class. The springboard for “conversation” will be the questions on page 196, relating to Chapter 11 in Max Lucado’s book Anxious for Nothing: Finding Calm in a Chaotic World.

As usual, you may let the discussion follow wherever the Lord leads you.

In Christ,
Peggy and Paul Foerster

Lessons and Carols on Sunday, December 15 @10:45 AM

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Join us for our worship offering at 10:45 AM on Sunday, December 15, for our joyous Lessons & Carols Service led by our Music Ministry and our Lector Ministry. This annual presentation is a wonderful tradition that celebrates the pairing of  beloved scriptures with melodies and songs that celebrate the coming birth of our Savior.  

Come and hear how God’s message speaks to the people during this time of reflection, prayer, and song! All are welcome for this service, and nursery is provided.  Please note that this is not a Eucharist-based worship. If you would like Communion as part of your worship, please consider attending the 8:30 AM service in the All Souls’ Chapel in the Leadership Center.

Pearl Trio Recital, Nov. 16

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November 16
5:00 PM
The Commons Room of the St. George Leadership Center
The Pearl Trio is back this year to support the San Antonio Youth Literacy, SAYL through the next St. George Fine Arts series event for the Fall. Made up of our own pianist, Vivienne Spy, violinist Karen Styles, and cellist Barbara Paddock George, The Pearl Trio will be performing some of the greatest classical repertoire for trios. All are members of the San Antonio Symphony Orchestra. Come to hear fine classical music and to support SAYL!

Impact Report – Women-to-Women Ministry & Music Writing Ministry for Vets

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This month’s Impact Report features Linda Canas and Pat Barger’s Women-to-Women Ministries and Cliff McLean’s support for Music Writing Ministry for Vets. Read about how folks from St. George support these ministries in the November Impact Report.

Many St. George parishioners touch the lives of people every day in San Antonio and throughout the world as they “love and serve” in the name of God. “Stories of Humanity and Healing” seeks to share with you the human stories of that work. Do you have a story to share of reaching out to your fellow human beings? If so, please send it to impact@saintgeorgechurch.org.

Food and Friendsgiving, Nov. 15

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Food and Friends Gathering

Our First Food and Friends Gathering (30s – 50s Group) was a great success! We got to chat and learn more about those we didn’t know very well, and old friends also had the opportunity to spend some time together.

We all enjoyed fajitas and even got to celebrate a birthday with some birthday cake. We hope that you can join us for our Food and Friendsgiving on November 15!

You should receive an Evite soon, but if you want more information, please contact Jennifer Kirkland at jkirkland@saintgeorgechurch.org.

Jubilee Free Sale

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An Outreach Activity for our St. George Community

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 – 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Location: This year’s JUBILEE FREE SALE will be held at the Churchill Baptist Church, 12400 Vista View.

 

Volunteering Opportunities

Friday, Nov. 8: Need 20+ Volunteers to help unload the moving van at Churchill Baptist and set up the sale from 6:00PM-9:00PM.

Saturday, Nov 9: Need 20+Volunteers to assist shoppers, maintain displays and clean up after sale. We will be working with volunteers from other churches. The Free Sale takes place from 9:00AM-1@:00PM. Start time that day for volunteers is 8:00 am.

For information and questions or to volunteer, please contact Julabeth Carden at 210-365-6377 or kittylady46@yahoo.com.