All Saints’ Celebration

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We will have an All Saints’ Day Eucharist at both services this Sunday, November 4.

One of our customs at St. George is to read the necrology (a list of those who have died) of members of St. George who have died since last All Saints’ Day. We also offer the opportunity to have prayers at the altar for all those in our lives we wish to remember. If you would like to recognize a loved one who has gone into the nearer presence of God, please email the name to Marilynne Herbster at this week. If your loved one was a member of the St. George and died since last All Saints’ Day, we will already have that name.

Sing Up for Family Summer Camp

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Who’s Ready for Summer 2019?

Camp Capers and Mustang Island Family Camp registrations opens this week – Thursday, November 1!

That means it is time to make your Summer 2019 plans for camp fun! Click here to register. You need only make a deposit and scholarships are available through the Diocese and St. George.

Click here for all of the Camp Capers and Mustang Island Family Camp dates. Note that I am leading Intermediate Camp A (for rising 6th and 7th graders) and the chaplain for Family Camp Session 9.
As in past years, we would love to try to fill a family camp session with St. George folks. This year we are selecting Session 9 (July 25–28) when I will be Chaplain. So make sure your register on November 1. Family Camp sessions fill up VERY quickly.

Safeguarding God’s Children Workshop

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A Safeguarding God’s Children workshop will be held at St. George Episcopal, San Antonio (6904 West Ave, 78213) on Thursday, November 1, from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM in the St. John Room. There is no fee to attend. To register, contact Aimee Martinez at 210-342-4261 or

Safeguarding God’s Children is an in-depth educational and training program required by the Episcopal Diocese for any employee or parent volunteer wanting to work or volunteer with children in any Episcopal Church or School setting. These classes are offered throughout the year in our diocese through

Kids Day Out Halloween Movie Event

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Little ghouls & goblins, in kinder-5th grade, are invited to come dressed in their Halloween costume and enjoy some Halloween fun with a kid-friendly Halloween movie and some fun Halloween snacks & games!!!

WHAT: Halloween Movie Event featuring- HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 

WHEN: Sunday, October 28 from 2:00-4:30 PM

WHERE: St. George Music Room (located near the school gym)

Don’t miss this fun Halloween treat! Limited space is available so reserve your child’s spot today by contacting Happy Wilson at!

Children’s Youth Ministry Spotlight

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I am Kim Fergerson, RN MSW, and I am the new Nursery Coordinator.

Many of you may know me as “Nurse Kim,” after being the St George school nurse for many years. For those who do not, my clinical nursing background was in Labor and Delivery/ Newborn nursery. I have been in Case Management the last few years, mostly in hospitals. I still cover an occasional weekend shift at Methodist Hospital. I am currently employed as a Patient Educator with Humana, providing post hospitalization education to their Medicare Advantage population, mostly geriatric members. I also love working with babies and toddlers, so my Sundays in the nursery provide me a nice balance.

I have been married to Jeff for 18 years. He is also in healthcare, employed as a perfusionist, a very specialized field. He runs the “heart-lung” machine during open heart surgery, heart transplants, and for patients on ECMO. He has loved his career choice!

My oldest son Casey is 26 and is employed in middle management at HEB, specifically the new curbside pick-up.

My daughter Piper is 17 and a senior at the North East School of the Arts magnet high school. She is hoping to attend college on the east coast next fall and is eager to start on her BFA in Technical Theatre and Sign Language.

My youngest son Jake is 15 years old and a sophomore at Health Careers High School, also a magnet program. His initial college plan was Optometry School, but he is now considering being a History major. He loves museums and documentaries and would love to one day work at the Smithsonian in DC. Both Piper and Casey are St. George graduates! We also have three dogs, Gracie, Coco and Gucci.

In the little free time that I have, I like to read, shop, try new restaurants, go to wine tastings, and watch Texas Tech football. I have worked in the St. George nursery for many years and have loved remaining involved in this community! I’m excited about my new role as the Nursery Coordinator.

Grief and the Holidays Presentation

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Tuesday, November 12, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Saint George Episcopal Church
6904 West Ave., San Antonio, TX 78213

Presenter: Celeste Miller MA, LPC

The holidays are an especially hard time when grieving the loss of a loved one. The season renews memories, family ties, and traditions. This is often difficult for families because we become painfully aware that our special loved one is no longer present. The pain of the loss is confused with the spirit of the season.

Grief and the Holidays is a workshop designed to help those who are grieving along with their families to better understand the grief process, how it affects us during the holiday, and how we can use this special time to continue to heal.

Please contact Marilynne Herbster, 210-342-4261, ext. 505, if you are interested in attending.

Diocesan Altar Guild Gathering

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The annual diocesan Altar Guild gathering will be held Saturday, November 10, from 9:00-4:00, at the Bishop Jones Center (111 Torcido Dr., San Antonio, TX 78209).

Alice Scarbrough will speak about “How to Make your Altar Guild Great!” Lunch is provided. Bishop David Reed will celebrate Eucharist in the St. John Chapel.

Workshop topics include “The Seasons of Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany”, “Retention and Recruitment of Altar Guild Members,” and “How to Make Your Altar Guild Great.”

For more information or to sign up, contact Pat Donegan ( Registration is also available online by clicking here.