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St. George's Episcopal Church
Upcoming Events
Sunday, January 26th 
Preparation for Youth and Adults for Confirmation 9-10 AM
Parish Annual Meeting - Celebrate 2019 & Focus on 2020 11:30 AM
Potluck Lunch
Vestry Meeting after Parish Meeting

Will be a short meeting

Tuesday, January 28th 
Grief Share Class 6:30 - 8 PM

Friday-Saturday, February 7-8th
Diocesan Council in Waco
4 Delegates go to vote on issues of the wider church 

Sunday, February 23rd
Bishop Monterosso visits St. George's 10:30 AM
Lunch to follow Vestry
Meeting with Bishop


Wednesday, February 26th
Ash Wednesday Services Noon & 6 PM

Wednesdays in March
Lenten Series and Potluck Meal 
5:30 - 7 PM
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St. George Episcopal Church charity link
https://smile.amazon.com/ch/74-6021081



Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase price. It's a great way to support our ministries to families as you shop!  

By clicking the link, you'll be taken to smile.amazon.com and it'll automatically ask you if you want to support St George Episcopal Church.
At our cooking class this past Saturday, we started off the new year with healthy eating. Eleanore was excited to teach the families who came about MyPlate and the It's Time Texas Community Challenge!
For more information about the It's Time Texas Community Challenge, check out their website here. It's not too late to register! (Jan. 6th - March 1st)
#SIGNSOFHOPE
 
Don't forget to send us your pictures!
Post where you put your Hope Sign on Facebook with #SignsofHope or send us a picture at 
Hope@stgeorgestc.org
Ongoing Events
Every Sunday
Services at 8 & 10:30 AM

Every Tuesday
Worship & Bible Study 9:45 AM

Every Wednesday
Choir Practice 1:30 PM

Every Friday
Volunteer at the Food Bank 1-4 PM

Every 1st Tuesday
Lunch at Rigo's on 6th & 9th at 12:30 PM -  All are welcome

Every 2nd Saturday
Crafting & Cooking Class for Kids & their Adults 12-2 PM
w/Chef Jimmy & St. George's Team
Prayer
Join us in Praying for One another
and those whom ask for our prayers that we all may be well.

Collect for the Sick: Heavenly Father, giver of life and health: Comfort and relieve your sick servants, and give your power of healing to those who minister to their needs, that those (or N., or NN.) for whom our prayers are offered may be strengthened in their weakness and have confidence in your loving care; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. 

For Health: Amy, Joann & Dale Butler, Dwayne, Derri & Kids, Rip & Ruthie, Eleanore & Herb, Mary Balderas, The Campos Family, Lenny & Carolyn Cianciotto, Tonya & Willie Creel, Joy & Gary Dates, Jim Deslatte, Joy Edwards & Jim, Gil Goodwill, Olive Krell, Margie Incalcaterra, Olive Krell, Bennie Mathews, Katherine Megress, Patti Miller, Wayne & Charlotte Moore, Mary Monroe, Denny & Jeannie Patterson, Hart Parris, Carol & Bob Radler, Nancy Rameriz, Terrilynn Rotramel, Kristy Stewart, Richard & Ruth White, Chris Smith, Sharon & Ernie Willingham, Kelly Wuthrich and family, Scott Harris, Joe & Carolann Mills, refugees, families and youth for healing and protection, that we be a light on the hill & for all those who have no one else to pray for them.


For Friends and Families: George "POP" Stevens, Gerald Gary, Arlene Lane - Chris’ Mother-in-Law, Ray Hertenberger, Baby Grant, Latissa, Amanda & Taylor, Daielle Stifter, Jo Stifter,  Grandpa Kirk, Nancy Reynolds, Adam Stobick, and Gene Rowan.

 
(List will be updated each month, so please keep us informed. We would love to pray for you and your loved ones!)


Please send your prayer requests to us at hope@stgeorgestc.org. We are united in our prayers for one another.
Our Daily Bread

Bring What You Have

I waited patiently for the Lord; he turned to me and heard my cry.
Psalm 40:1


Every fall, when the painted turtle senses winter coming, she dives to the bottom of her pond, burying herself in the muck and mud. She pulls into her shell and goes still: her heart rate slows, almost stopping. Her body temperature drops, staying just above freezing. She stops breathing, and she waits. For six months, she stays buried, and her body releases calcium from her bones into her bloodstream, so that she slowly begins even to lose her shape.

But when the pond thaws, she will float up and breathe again. Her bones will reform, and she will feel the warmth of the sun on her shell.

I think of the painted turtle when I read the psalmist’s description of waiting for God. The psalmist is in a “slimy pit” of “mud and mire,” but God hears him (Psalm 40:2). God lifts him out, and gives him a firm place to stand. God is “my help and my deliverer,” he sings (v. 17).

Perhaps it feels like you’ve been waiting forever for something to change—for a new direction in your career, for a relationship to be restored, for the willpower to break a bad habit, or for deliverance from a difficult situation. The painted turtle and the psalmist are here to remind us to trust in God: He hears, and He will deliver.


For daily devotional, check out their website.
Our Daily Bread
Give Hope to Those you Love
Hope in so many colors! You decide what you will donate. Limited supplies. Order Here or come by the Office Monday - Thursday from 9-1 PM.
Diocesan News/Updates

Volunteer at Diocesan Council in Waco

Calling all former and new volunteers to serve at the Diocesan Council in Waco Friday, February 07 - Saturday, February 08, 2020. Possible areas with which we need your help include: check-in, worship, workshops, exhibits, celebration events and business, of course. Please save the dates and encourage your friends to volunteer as well.

For more information about Diocesan Council, you can check 

https://www.epicenter.org/council/

The Episcopal Diocese of Texas Website
http://www.epicenter.org

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Texas City, Texas 77590



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