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

Parish Newsletter 5/1/19 - 9am – Formation for all ages - Adult Forum: – Instructed Eucharist

THIS SUNDAY AT ST. G’S

8am – Worship

       9am – Formation for all ages – Adult Forum:  Instructed Eucharist

This Sunday and next Sunday, our Adult Forum will walk through our Eucharist service – discussing what we are doing, and why we do it. We will explore the theological, practical, and experiential aspects of our liturgy. Bring your questions!

10am – Worship

11am – Coffee Hour

 

SHARING OUR LOVE AT SHABBAT – FRIDAY, MAY 3 AT 7:30PM

Mother Anne is going to Shabbat (their worship service) at Congregation BJBE this Friday at 7:30 as a sign of love and solidarity with our Jewish brothers and sisters in the wake of the shooting at Chabad Congregation in Poway, CA. If you would like to join her in worshipping there, please email her and let her know you will be coming so she can look for you. anne@stgregoryschurch.org

 

RED BAGS FOOD COLLECTION – SUNDAY, MAY 5

Our Feed the Hungry red bags on May 5 will go to the Deerfield Township Food Pantry.  They are in need of toilet paper and paper towels, jelly, peanut butter, oatmeal canisters, pasta and pasta sauce, canned chicken, canned stews, condiments, protein bars and snack crackers.   Please remember to take a red bag or two and fill them when you shop.

 

INFORMATION MEETING/GATHERING FOR ISRAEL TRIP – MAY 7 AT 7PM AT BJBE

There will be a meeting for all interested in the trip to Israel to gather with BJBE to begin our time together discussing our trip. They are so very excited that we have SUCH a large group signed up, and are delighted to begin conversations together. The trip dates are October 19-30 (currently – there may be 1 or 2 more days added).

 

BOOK CLUB – MAY 15 AT 7PM

Join us in the Conference Room on the 3rd Wednesday of each month to discuss the following selection: 

May 15 – “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens

 

CHILDREN/YOUTH LED FORUM – SUNDAY, MAY 19 AT 9AM

The whole parish is invited to come to a children/youth led Forum on May 19! The children will be teaching all of us lessons! Please join us! 

 

COMMUNITY MEALS - SUNDAY, MAY 19

Please save the date to volunteer. A Sign-up sheet is available in Founders Hall.

 

SENIOR SUNDAY – MAY 26

Don't miss Senior Sunday! Our two High School Seniors will be speaking at sermon time on May 26! We are so proud of Ross Peacock and Grace Gayhart and want to support them as they get ready to move to the next stage of their lives! 

 

YOUTH GROUP NEWS

Last call for Youth Group Members interested in going to the Human Foosball Tournament at Christ Church Winnetka on May 11, 11:30 - 1:00! Please email shelley@stgregoryschurch.org if you are interested in participating in this Fun event! Lunch will be supplied!  

Youth Group will also be having an end of year picnic at the Marian House on June 2, at 11:15 am. Sign up in Founders' Hall to tell what food you will bring to share! 

 

ALTAR FLOWER DONORS NEEDED

Would you like to donate altar flowers in memory of a loved one, or in honor of a special event or person? Dates are available, especially May 19, and June 2. Please contact Val Seilheimer, (valscello1@aol.com).

SUPPORT BSA TROOP 50 PASTA DINNER – MAY 3 AT 6PM

Support BSA Troop 50 for their 43rd annual Pastas Dinner on Friday May 3 at the Wilmot School Gym, 6:00 - 8:00PM. Food is catered by Bonta. Advanced tickets are $10 Adult/ $8 Children 10& under. Tickets at the door are $12 Adult/ $10 Children 10& under. For questions, contact Julia Nelson 952-270-5745.

 

ANNUAL INTERFAITH IFTAR DINNER – THURSDAY, MAY 16, 6:30PM (DINNER AT 8:10PM)

Gather for a ‘Breaking of the Fast’ dinner with guests from many different congregations and organizations. Islamic Foundation North is located at 1751 O’Plaine Rd. (east side of street) in Libertyville. RSVP to abushamaa@yahoo.com by May 9, as seating is limited.

 

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especially… Ralph Laurell, Priscilla Condon, Sue Mueller, Audrey Smith, Audrey Baer,  Anne Shields,  Dorothy Britt, Van Arkel Family, Rhonda Reid. 

For the departed…  Jean Cummings, Mary Carter, Robert Van Arkel.

 

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
8:00 AM Holy Eucharist with Healing Prayers
 

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