Location 815 Wilmot Road Deerfield, Illinois 60015 Phone Number  847-945-1678 |
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Parish Newsletter

Welcome to the weekly parish newsletter of St. Gregory's Episcopal Church in Deerfield, Illinois.

 

PRAY FOR OUR YOUTH AS THEY GO TO KANUGA

Please pray for Caroline Bielski, Christina Jolly, Kaden Soonthornsima, Kyle Soonthornsima, Shelley Byrnes, and Ana Soonthornsima who are attending Youth Week at Kanuga. They leave Saturday, June 16th, and return June 23rd.

 

SUMMER BOOK CLUB READING – JUNE 20 AT 7PM

All are welcome to join in lively discussion. We meet on the 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 7pm, in the Conference Room at St. Gregory’s. We chose selections for our June, July, and August meetings.
June 20 – “Killers of the Flower Moon” by David Grann
July 18 – “Beneath a Scarlet Sky” – Mark Sullivan
August 15 – “Outliers: The Story of Success” - Malcolm Gladwell

 

PRIDE PARADE: MARCH WITH EPISCOPALIANS – JUNE 24, NOON

On June 24, the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago will join the Chicago Coalition of Welcoming Churches in this year's Chicago Pride Parade. The parade kicks off at noon beginning at Montrose Avenue and Broadway in Uptown and ends near the intersection of Diversey Parkway and Sheridan Road in Lincoln Park. Spread the word! All are welcome!

 

COMMUNITY MEALS – JUNE 24

Our next opportunity to serve a meal to our neighbors in Waukegan is Sunday, June 24th. Mark your calendar now, and signups will come soon. Dessert bakers – they love iced cake.

 

ST. G’S IN THE JULY 4TH PARADE?

As an important part of the Deerfield community, wouldn’t it be fun for St. G’s to be a part of the July 4th parade? Donna Shelton is willing to help coordinate this effort – so if you are interested in dreaming about fun ways for us to radiate God’s grace in this way, or in being a part of it, please contact Donna (prairie94@aol.com.)

 

3000 (OR LARGER) PSI POWER WASHER NEEDED

As cleaning of the Marion House continues, a power washer is needed next week. If you have a 3000 PSI model or larger, please contact David Schaper (bschaper7@aol.com) to arrange for pickup. 

 

THANK YOU - MARION HOUSE HELPERS

Thank you to those who have been preparing the Marian House for our new Family Minister, Shelley Byrnes, and her family: Fran Ingram, Karen Nicholas, Mark Lanigan, David Reynolds, Don Braun, Greg Leckie, Kelly Gearhart, Jean Schwarz, AJ Bielski, Jake Hamilton, Josh Hamilton, Caroline Bielski, Marilyn Knilans, LoriLee Bielski, Mike Hamilton, David Schaper, and Bob and Nancy Pedersen.

 

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especiallySusan Porter, Kathryn Kelly, Lin Reichenbach, Dori Carlson, Adam Montiel, Henry and Sue Nebel, Roy, Julie Greenfield, Anita Singleton, Scott and Cindy, Anita Singleton

 

Our companion parish in Madagascar, Santa Grégoire, Tolagnaro, and Dean Donné.

 

For the departed… Rachael Birchard

 

PARISH E-NEWSLETTER DEADLINE - MONDAY, 9:30 AM

If you would like to have something included in the newsletter sent out midweek, please submit your article to parish@stgregoryschurch.org or call Charlene Vanderhulst (847-945-1678.)


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YOUTH PICNIC THIS SUNDAY, JUNE 3 - COME MEET OUR NEW FAMILY MINISTER, SHELLEY BYRNES!

Come meet our new Family Minister, Shelley Byrnes, THIS Sunday, June 3rd after the 10am service!0

All the youth, their families and friends, and all who help ministering to the youth will have a festive picnic and activities in Mitchell Park. Rising 6th graders and their families are invited to join us to get to know their new youth group. Let’s enjoy all those fun activities we wanted to do on Pentecost outside – along with some great picnic food. See you there!                        

THIS SUNDAY – FEED THE HUNGRY RED BAGS

This Sunday, June 3, Feed the Hungry Red Bags go to Vernon Township.  They have asked for canned fruit of any type, canned peas, canned beets, laundry and cleaning supplies of all types.  Please remember to pick up at least one red bag at church and remember the needy when you shop. 

 

SUMMER BOOK CLUB READING – JUNE 20 AT 7PM

All are welcome to join in lively discussion. We meet on the 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 7pm, in the Conference Room at St. Gregory’s.

June 20 - Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
August 15 - Outliers: The Story of Success: Malcolm Gladwell

 

COMMUNITY MEALS – JUNE 24

Our next opportunity to serve a meal to our neighbors in Waukegan is Sunday, June 24th. Mark your calendar now, and signups will come soon. Dessert bakers – they love iced cake

 

ST. G’S IN THE JULY 4TH PARADE?

As an important part of the Deerfield community, wouldn’t it be fun for St. G’s to be a part of the July 4th parade? Donna Shelton is willing to help coordinate this effort – so if you are interested in dreaming about fun ways for us to radiate God’s grace in this way, or in being a part of it, please contact Donna at prairie94@aol.com .

 

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especially…Susan Porter, Olivia Rich, Roy, Kathryn Kelly, Lin Reichenbach, Dori Carlson and Adam Montiel, Henry and Sue Nebel.

 

Our companion parish in Madagascar, Santa Grégoire, Tolagnaro, and Dean Donné.

 

For the departed… James Cartwright, George Councell

 

PARISH E-NEWSLETTER DEADLINE - MONDAY, 9:30 AM

If you would like to have something included in the newsletter sent out midweek, please submit your article to parish@stgregoryschurch.org call Charlene Vanderhulst (847-945-1678.)


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SUNDAY, MAY 27 FORUM – “THE HOLY TRINITY AS DEPICTED IN ART THROUGH THE AGES”

Join us for a Special Trinity Sunday Forum, Sunday, May 27, at 9 am in Founders Hall. Mother Meredith will present a special forum on "The Holy Trinity as depicted in Art through the Ages."

 

GRADUATING SENIOR RECOGNITION THIS SUNDAY!

This Sunday, we will bless and honor our graduating seniors during the 10a service. Many of them will share their faith journeys during the service, and we will have a reception afterwards – make sure to be here to honor them and their families.

 

YOUTH PICNIC NEXT SUNDAY, JUNE 3 – ALL YOUTH, THEIR FAMILIES AND FRIENDS!

Come meet our new Family Minister, Shelley Byrnes, NEXT Sunday, June 3rd after the 10a service! All the youth, their families and friends, and all who help ministering to the youth will have a festive picnic and activities in Mitchell Park. Rising 6th graders and their families are invited to join us to get to know their new youth group. Let’s enjoy all those fun activities we wanted to do on Pentecost outside – along with some great picnic food. See you there!                        

 

SUMMER BOOK CLUB READING – JUNE 20 AT 7PM

All are welcome to join in lively discussion. We meet on the 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 7pm, in the Conference Room at St. Gregory’s.

June 20 - Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
August 15 - Outliers: The Story of Success: Malcolm Gladwell

 

COMMUNITY MEALS – JUNE 24

Our next opportunity to serve a meal to our neighbors in Waukegan is Sunday, June 24th. Mark your calendar now, and signups will come soon. Dessert bakers – they love iced cake.

 

ST. G’S IN THE JULY 4TH PARADE?

As an important part of the Deerfield community, wouldn’t it be fun for St. G’s to be a part of the July 4th parade? Donna Shelton is willing to help coordinate this effort – so if you are interested in dreaming about fun ways for us to radiate God’s grace in this way, or in being a part of it, please contact Donna at prairie94@aol.com.

 

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especially…Susan Porter, Olivia Rich, Lois Smith, Kathryn Kelly, Lin Reichenbach, Dori Carlson and Adam Montiel.

 

Our companion parish in Madagascar, Santa Grégoire, Tolagnaro, and Dean Donné.

 

For the departed… James Cartwright, Alan Swartz, Bill Thiel, George Councell

 

PARISH E-NEWSLETTER DEADLINE - MONDAY, 9:30 AM

If you would like to have something included in the newsletter sent out midweek, please submit your article to parish@stgregoryschurch.org or call Charlene Vanderhulst (847-945-1678.)


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SERVICE SCHEDULE

Sunday
8:00 AM Contemplative Holy Eucharist 
9:00 AM Adult Bible Study

10:00 AM Holy Eucharist with music

             

 
Wednesday
7:00 AM Holy Eucharist with Healing Prayers
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

08/15/2018 07:00 AM Holy Eucharist

08/15/2018 07:30 PM Boy Scout Troop 50

08/15/2018 07:30 PM Boy Scout Troop 50
Boy Scout Troop 50 meets in the Basement of St. Gregory's Church every Wednesday evening during the school year. For more information contact Don Anderson 847-405-9301 Dranderson.2@juno.com

08/16/2018 08:00 PM Alcoholics Anonymous

08/18/2018 08:30 AM ACoA Step Group