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Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
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Gospel Reading for Sunday, September 21
Jesus said, "The kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. After agreeing with the laborers for the usual daily wage, he sent them into his vineyard. When he went out about nine o'clock, he saw others standing idle in the marketplace; and he said to them, `You also go into the vineyard, and I will pay you whatever is right.'
BRAND, Johann Christian
Parable of the Workers in the Vineyard
Kalendar for this week
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Episcopal 101 Classes, Sundays at 5:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall
Choir Practice, Wednesdays at 7:00 ♫ ♫ ♫
Welcome Deacon Jamie
Bishop Benhase has assigned The Reverend Deacon Jamie Maury to Saint George’s as “Deacon in Training” until his ordination to the priesthood in late winter or early spring of 2015. Deacon Maury was ordained in May of this year.
The Reverend Deacon Jamie Maury is a recent MDIV graduate of Yale-Berkeley Divinity School. He was ordained Transitional Deacon May 31st at St. Paul's Savannah. He is a cradle Episcopalian, former junior and senior warden, LEM, acolyte, and organist. Jamie is also a twenty year Army Vietnam veteran, Ph.D. Clinical Social Worker, and university professor. He grew up in coastal south Alabama and has lived in Savannah, GA 25 years with his partner of 36 years, Dan Snyder, an architect. Before they left for Yale three years ago, Jamie & Dan were active members of All Saints' Tybee Island. In addition to his time at St. George's, Jamie will also be working with Emmaus House providing pastoral care and some "street ministry" in Savannah.
Welcome to our Intern Gabi
Gabi ventured to Savannah from Tennessee seeking new opportunities. She studied video production at the University of Tennessee Knoxville with aspirations of becoming a nature documentary filmmaker. She is an intern at Columba House until late spring. With a passion for lay ministry, she hopes to help build a welcoming community in Savannah for young adults. Gabi will be engaged in a number of initiativies to include young adult and campus ministry, youth ministry at St. George's, Social ministry initiatives (Facebook, Twitter, etc) along with other activities that will take advantage of her degree in Communications. We welcome Gabi and look forward to working with her this program year to bring the Good News of Christ into our area of God's kingdom.
Note from our Choir Director, Glendora Hodges
Choir Practice has resumed on Wednesdays from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. We always welcome anyone to join the choir. No experience necessay...just a love to sing praises to God. Speak to Glendora or any choir member if you are interested.
Diocesan Convention will be November 6-8, 2014 at Jekyll Island Convention Center.
November 6-8, 2014
Jekyll Island Convention Center
& Honey Creek
The new outdoor
Come see the plaques of the Stations of the Cross. Come spend some time on the trail, sit on a bench, walk, pray, meditate, spend quality time with our Lord.
The plaques are a gift to St. George's Church from a parishioner
Cub Scouts Meetings, Saturdays at 10:00 a.m.in the Parish Hall. Call Allen Swan for more information. There is always room for more scouts.
USHERS DESIRED. APPLY WITHIN.
We would like to have a few more Ushers for Sunday mornings. Please consider this ministry. No pay ~ but plenty of rewards in smiles, hugs, and warm greetings. All that's required is a desire to serve and a smile. Speak to Louise Richards if you are interested.
and after ....
We're so blessed to announce that our own Louise Richards was honored for her ongoing ministry to SAFE Shelter, a local residential facility for battered women, in this Savannah Morning News Faith In Practice feature. Louise, we are so proud of you and SO blessed to have you as a member of St. George's and as a friend.
We have many great kids in our Sunday School program and not enough helpers! Teaching experience is not necessary. If you are able to help out with this important ministry, please contact Debby Thomas.
If you desire to give vestments or church adornments in memory or thanksgiving please speak with Father Parker about what might be needed or appropriate.
If you know of someone in hospital, at home or hospice that needs a visit, prayer or even simply a phone call, please let me know. New privacy regulations sometimes make finding someone in hospital difficult. A room number is always helpful. Don’t assume someone else has told me – call anyway.
Thanks Fr P+
Safeguarding God's Children is A training program in sexual abuse awareness for clergy, Sunday School teachers, nursery workers, vestry members, and others who work with minors in our churches. Thank you to all who have taken time out of your busy schedules to participate in this important course. If you have any questions about the information covered or would like to know when the next seminar will be scheduled, please contact Father Parker.
We look forward to hearing from you!