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Let's Jump Start Operation Backpack 2017

Save the Date - Friday and Saturday, July 28 & 29 are the dates for this year’s Operation Backpack, at Emmanuel Center

We are asking you to contribute to the purchase of 90 backpacks at a cost of $35 for the children of Emmanuel Center. In addition to your contribution, we have the opportunity to  "stage" the supplies on the morning of July 28, and to help the children and their parents fill their backpacks on the morning of Saturday July 29. Those who've participated can tell you that these are really fun and rewarding days of service for individuals and families. 

 COMPRESSED 2016 Operation Backpack volunteers  

 

Please Welcome Our New Assistant Rector

We are thrilled to announce that the Rev. David Carletta has accepted the call to become Assistant Rector at St. George's, beginning on August 1.

David Carletta


David currently serves at St. Andrew's Church, in Collierville.

Prior to coming to St. Andrew's, David served two churches in New York. He holds degrees from World College West (B.A.), Sonoma State University (M.A.), Ohio University (M.A.), The General Seminary (M.Div.) and Michigan State University (Ph.D.).

David is married to Susanne, and they have one daughter, Lucia. Of his ministry, David says, "As a priest, I hope to help people discover how to respond to the call to Christian service." We are so very happy that David will join us here at St. George's as we together seek to discern the ways in which God calls us all to serve. David's first Sunday with us will be August 6. Please join us that day as we welcome him

Please Welcome Our New Organist Alan Depuy

We are thrilled to announce that Alan Depuy has accepted the call to become Director of Music Ministry at St. George's, beginning July 15! Alan currently serves as Associate to the Rector for Liturgy and Music, Organist and Choir Master, at St. Thomas Episcopal Parish and School, Coral Gables, Florida. He has also served as Clerke of the Works and Assistant Organist at St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle, and Organist and Choirmaster at Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix. Alan holds degrees from Chapman University (B.A., Music Performance) and Arizona State University (M.A., Organ Performance). He began his career as an organist at age nine, playing for the televised services of the Crystal Cathedral.

Alan describes his ministry as "inspiring and blessing the People of God, enhancing their worship experience through beautiful art, music and song, and sharing the wonder and power of organ and choral music for this and future generations." Alan is looking forward to joining the staff at St. George's, where he is "especially impressed with our commitment to outreach and our deep engagement in the arts." We are so very happy that Alan will join us here at St. George's! His first Sunday with us will be July 16. Please join us that day as we welcome him.

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