“Everybody’s Story” Children’s Library – Off to a Great Start

A great big thank you to all who have donated to the new children’s library. Monetary donations and gifts of books off the “wish list” have totaled 40 new books. 

Vacation Bible School at St. Martin’s

Volunteers are needed to help with VBS this summer! It will be held June 18-22, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

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Ministry Monday: Vacation Bible School

This year St. Martin’s will offer a week-long half-day Vacation Bible School June 18-22 to all children ages 4-12 within our community.

Secure Gun Storage

Recognizing the vulnerability of children and those suffering from depression or profound despair, the Diocese of Missouri entered into a partnership in 2016 with Women’s Voices Raised for Social Justice for the purchase and distribution of gun locks through its “Lock It For Love” initiative.

St. Martin’s continues The Good Book Club during Easter season

St. Martin’s is pleased to be part of The Good Book Club, a church-wide program that invites all Episcopalians to read Luke and Acts during Lent-Easter 2018.

Children’s Library

Your Social Justice Committee has created a new Children’s Library for St. Martin’s. It contains books to check out, take home and bring back the next week, or to use while at church.

Children’s Library

Your Social Justice Committee has created a new Children’s Library for St. Martin’s. It contains books to check out, take home and bring back the next week, or to use while at church.

Children’s Library

Your Social Justice Committee has created a new Children’s Library for St. Martin’s. It contains books to check out, take home and bring back the next week, or to use while at church.

Floral Arrangement Atelier with Alan Gray

The Church of St. Michael & St. George is hosting a Floral Arrangement Atelier with Alan Gray on April 13-14.

Songs in the Desert

Every weekday in Lent, listen to an episode of the Songs in the Desert podcast. St. Peter’s organist and music director, David Sinden, has invited a roster of (mostly) Episcopalians to share what they love about one of the hymns in Lent.

PODCAST: Midwifery with the Yazidi

This December, Jane Drichta stopped by to talk with host Barbi Click about her new organization that works with pregnant and lactating women, who have suffered trauma. She’s most recently worked with the Yazidi women, fleeing from ISIS genocide.

PODCAST: Becoming Beloved Community

At diocesan convention in Hannibal, one of the keynote speakers was the Rev. Charles Wynder, in his role as racial reconciliation officer from the presiding bishop’s staff. He spoke about Becoming Beloved Community, the church’s long term program from racial reconciliation and healing.

Good Book Club

Many Episcopalians denomination-wide are committing to focus on the Holy Scriptures and read the Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts (written as a sequel by the same author) during Lent and Easter Season 2018. Forward Movement Day by Day is calling it “The Good Book Club.”

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Absalom Jones Celebration: Raising Anti-Racist Children

The Dismantling Racism Commission organizes our annual celebration of the life and ministry of the Rev. Absalom Jones, the first African American ordained as priest in the US. And stepping outside the box this year, they’ve designed a morning program for children and parents or grandparents.

The Story Behind The Story: Christmas 2017

The story behind the story is that God so loved the world, and so loves you, and so loves me. Have a blessed Christmas, a wonderful New Year, and go out and make music in the heart of the world.