On Wednesday, November 1 at 7:00 p.m., St. George’s will celebrate its annual Service of Remembrance on All Saints Day. This service takes place in our historic Chapel. If you would like to participate in the service, we need readers for lessons and for the names. We will also need acolytes and a Lay Eucharistic Minister to assist. At this service, we remember and pray for all those who are buried in our cemetery as well as anyone who has died for whom you would us to pray. Names of the departed can be sent to Anne in the office at office@stgeo. comcastbiz.net
ECQ book group meets Tuesday, October 24thYou are invited to join the ECQ Book Group — a fellowship of St. George’s members (and others) who meet to explore, converse, and question the intersections between lived faith and the modern world.
In October as we meet to discuss David Steindle-Rast, Essential Writings, edited by C. Hallward. The author is a Benedictine monk who has written extensively on finding the sacred in everyday life. This book gathers essays from his work and will allow us an introduction to his spiritual approach.
Looking forward, our book selections for November is: American Requiem by James Carrol. This book is a memoir about a young man’s early priesthood and the conflicts that developed concerning the Vietnam War between him and his father, a career military man.
December- The Chosen by Chaim Potok. This is a novel about the coming of age of two young Jewish men in New York in the aftermath of war and the Holocaust.
January– God’s Hotel, a Doctor, a Hospital and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine, by Victoria Sweet. It’s a memoir about a doctor’s spiritual journey practicing medicine in a San Fransico hospital.
The ECQ Book group meets every fourth Tuesday at 7:00 pm at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 7010 Glenn Dale Road, Glenn Dale, MD.
The Wider Circle – October features events and activities at St. George’s Church. Please click here to read more about Warm Nights — a week long ministry to children and families experiencing homelessness. This issues will also introduces readers to music, ministry, and stewardship within the St. George’s community of fellowship.
The latest edition of St. George’s monthly newsletter is now available. Please Click Here to read our Pastor’s thoughts on Prayer, our Senior Warden’s experience as a member of the St. George’s Vestry. And learn about other activities and upcoming events with the St. George’s community.
Shape a Circle Ever Wider and a People Ever Free
The July edition of The Wider Circle is now available. Please click here to read more about one Vestry member’s memories of her mission trip to Honduras, our Pastor’s letter about the impacts we have on other’s lives. and other activities at St. George’s.
Shape a Circle Ever Wider, and a People Ever Free
The June edition of The Wider Circle is now available. Click Here [June 2017 Wider Circle ] to read a “Reflection on Pride” as St. George’s prepares to join the annual Capital Pride parade on June 10th. Other articles include an update on the Gaywood Elementary school program, the latest news on Sunday School and Adult Education, and other activities here at St. George’s.