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.

 

HELP IS NEEDED ON FRIDAY AT THE MARION HOUSE

Help is needed Friday morning to unload the belongings of our new Family Minister, Shelley and her daughter Grace, into the Marion House. The tentative plan is the van will arrive in the morning, and we will gather at the Marion House to help out. If you are able to join the crew, contact Charlene at church (847-945-1678, parish@stgregoryschurch.org.)

 

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.

 

JUNE VESTRY MEETING DATE CHANGED TO JUNE 19

The usual meeting date for the Vestry is the second Tuesday of the month. For this month, the Vestry meeting has been changed to June 19, the 3rd Tuesday, because Mother Anne and other Vestry members will be attending the College for Congregational Development during the 2nd week. Vestry meetings are open to all members of the parish who wish to observe and learn.

 

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

 

COMMUNITY MEALS – JUNE 24

St. Gregory's members will once again have the opportunity to serve our neighbors in Waukegan, Our church family will share our abundance with those who are less fortunate.  We meet at 12 noon to prepare, serve and clean up.  We are done by 3:30 pm.  If this is a ministry you have not tried, I would encourage you to do so.  Children over 8 are welcome.  We also need desserts- they love frosted cakes and fresh fruit.  Please sign up to help in Founder's Hall or email Barb (bschaper7@aol.com).   Thanks, Barb Schaper and Janet and Bill Foltz

 

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!

 

FLOWERS FOR THE ALTAR AND CHAPEL IN JULY

There are still opportunities to donate for flowers in July: 7/1, 7/15, and 7/29. Please contact Val Seilheimer (valscello1@aol.com) if interested.

 

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…Michele Schmidt, Susan Porter, Lin Reichenbach, Dori Carlson, Adam Montiel, Henry and Sue Nebel, Roy, Julie Greenfield, Anita Singleton and Scott and Cindy.

 

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

 

For the departed… Laura Brogi.

 

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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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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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