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.”

Education

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.

On the mighty waters of baptism

Bishop Wayne Smith spoke to the diocese at our just concluded annual convention about baptism and our prayer book (“built for a people devoted to baptizing, and being the church, and growing in discipleship”), and about reconciliation and generosity.

Updated interactive anti-racism training debuts in January

In January, the Dismantling Racism Commission will present its revised training program and manual, designed to be move interactive and incorporate more active participation and sharing from participants.

Church Event

Social Justice Event at St. Martin’s

Want to know more about efforts to build social justice ministries in parishes around the diocese? More about how you can get involved?

New Episcopal News website launches

The communications team has been working hard to create a site that belongs to all of us in the church, a place to tell our story, to inform Episcopalians and others about how the Episcopal Church lives into the Jesus Movement and lives out the gospel in the world.