Greeters: Yodahe Gamada & Bill Clemons
Fellowship Hour: Thank you to Stella & Peter Hofrenning for hosting this Sunday
Youth and Family Maker’s Mall Night
Join us on Saturday, December 4 at 6:00 pm for our annual Maker’s Mall Night! Please contact Anastasia Mastrogiorgis with questions. Don’t forget your creativity! We will learn about St. Nicholas and create some crafts for Christmas.
Advent Luncheon December 4
Please join us on Saturday, December 4th for our annual Advent Luncheon. This year we are gathering at The Lowell Inn Stillwater Historic Hotel, in the Garden Room. All our welcome! Tickets are $30. For more information and for tickets please contact Lisa Jordan at 651-470-6705 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Loaves & Fishes December 6
Please join us for Loaves & Fishes at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church on Monday, December 6, starting at 4:30pm. Signup Genius coming soon.
Philoptochos Gift Collection
Be a Christmas Blessing! FOCUS MN (our local Orthodox mission to the poor and homeless) is in need of new underwear and socks to distribute from its Rice Street location. All sizes welcomed. Especially needed in men’s sizes. Small bottles of laundry detergent also needed. If you are able to purchase items, please bring to church. Philoptochos will have a collection box in the narthex where you may place your gifts. Thanks to all of you in advance for your kindness to help meet these needs.
Greetings from Hazel Leaskas
Hazel sends her greetings to our St. George family!
NEW: 50+ Get-Togethers
Goal: Interactive socializing, fellowship, usually with an outing
Plan: Events once every 2 months, come when you can, no cost for membership
Stay tuned: Get-togethers will be announced.
Co-Chairs: Joanne Halatsis and Krisandrea Ballas-Rylander
Christmas Flower Donations
We welcome your donations for Christmas floral decorations in memory of a loved one(s). Please complete the form in the bulletin or the recent Glad Tidings and submit it by Sunday, December 19.
The office will be closed on the following days: December 16, December 24, January 5. Julie will return from vacation on Thursday, January 6. The annual Glad Tidings + wall calendar mailing will be delayed.
50+ Get-Together January 13
A small planning group has already met and decided that the first social/fellowship event will be at church at 11 am on Thursday, January 13. A catered meal will be covered by a donor for this event. By Jan 7, please let Joanne or Krisandrea know if you will attend. Joanne Halatsis, email@example.com, 651-778-2485; Krisandrea Ballas-Rylander, firstname.lastname@example.org, 641-261-9009.
Save the Date - Western Region Basketball Tournament
"Youth Basketball" - 2022 Feb 4-6 Basketball Tournament - St. George, St. Paul Team Creation
Host: Our Sister Parish, St. Mary's, Minneapolis
Contact: Dan Simon, email@example.com or (612) 207-3405
- Local Participants - Practices
- When to start practices: Sunday after Church at 12pm but need a Start Date?
- Consider we rent a practice facility and will try for Ramsey Middle School again.
- To make this practical, we would need to reach 10 weekly participants to begin.
- Categories: Case by Case exceptions for youth younger than 7 and Adults that are not Young.
- Joy: 7-12 years old - CoEd
- Goya: 13-High School Sr.
- YAL: Post High School to Boomer
- We need you, please volunteer, again!
- All School-age Coaches will need to complete the Archdiocese Training/Screening.
Thank you to those who have volunteered to serve on our Parish Council. We are close to filling all vacancies. We appreciate your support in this vital work!