Sunday WorshipSchedule Summer Schedule (May 27 through Sept 9) 8:00 am Holy Eucharist (Rite 1) 10:00 am Holy Eucharist (Rite II) 5:30 pm Holy Eucharist (Rite II)
Schedule (beginning September 16) 8:00 am HolyEucharist (Rite I), 9:00 and 10:30 am.and 5:30 pm Holy Eucharist (Rite II)
Summer Breakfasts are here! Join other parishioners each Sunday from 8:30 to 9:45 am through August 12 for fellowship and breakfast provided by different parish groups. Come early and come often. Thanks to the choirs, Faith Quest, AIR and MOE folks for providing fabulous breakfasts in July! Next up on the cooking schedule are:MOE on July 29, Missions Committee on August 5 and Environmental Stewardship Committee on August 12.
Please join us for an evening of music and dance with Atwater-Donnelly on Thursday, August 9 at 6:00 p.m. Don’t miss this endearing dynamic duo!! Aubrey Atwater and husband Elwood Donnelly from Rhode Island provide song and dance of American Folk and Celtic tunes. Multi-talented with guitar, banjo, dulcimer, tin whistle and dance. Parish Calendar Meeting Wednesday, August 15 is the next calendar planning meeting for Ministry Chairs. We will schedule the 2012-13 calendar. Please join us if you can, and send in known dates ahead of time to include on the calendar draft.
Ministry Palooza is coming on August 19. Plan to attend this fun and informative event from 8:30 top 9:45 a.m. Many ministries will be represented there, breakfast treats will be served and AIR will provide music.
ONGOING PROGRAMS: More Adult Christian Formation:
The Adult Forum follows the 9:00 a.m. service and Coffee &
Community time. The Adult Forum is on summer recess and resumes on September 16.
Sunday Morning Bible Study, led by Dr. Ron Crown,
meets at 10:30 a.m. and is on summer recess. It resumes on September 16.
Tuesday Morning Bible Study is open to
any and all who wish to attend. The session lasts for about one hour beginning
at 9:30 a.m. each Tuesday morning. Please come and join the group after summer recess. Bible Study resumes in September. Sign up Now for Baptismal Instruction At least one parent
must attend an evening session before their child can be baptized at Emmanuel.
Godparents are strongly encouraged to attend. This is a wonderful
opportunity to learn more about baptism and to explore raising your child as a
Christian. The preparation sessions begin with dinner at 6:00 p.m. Child care
will be available upon request; sessions run about 2½ hours. Upcoming baptismal
dates are August 19, September 9, October 7 and 14 and November 4 and 11. See the parish online
calendar for service times. Contact the Rev. Dan Appleyard for more information.
Baptismal Instruction Classes are currently scheduled for September 4, October 30 and December 4.
Food Center Shopping The volunteers who manage the Emmanuel Food
Center need a few good (strong) people once a month to help carry groceries.
They generally meet on the second Wednesday at the Aldi’s on Watson Rd in Crestwood at
5:45 p.m. Mark your calendar to join us when you can. Sign up in the dining room
to lend a hand. For more information, call Hilary Perkins at 314-918-8914 or
email her at email@example.com
Newsletter Deadlines: August 21st for the August 28th issue.
Upcoming Meetings and Events:
Thursday, August 2 AIR Committee Meeting at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, August 2 Prayer Shawl Ministry at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, August 4 Peace Meal at St John's in Tower Grove
Wednesday, August 8 Food Center Shopping at Aldi's at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, August 9 Noon Day Operation Brown Bag Thursday, August 9 Atwater-Donnelly concert Sunday, August 12 Backpack Blessing at 10:00 service Monday, August 13 Executive Committee Meeting at 5:45 p.m. Monday, August 13 Finance Committee Meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, August 13 Caring Ministry Meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 14 Contemplative Prayer at 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 15 Calendar Meeting at 6:00 p.m.