My Breath Made Snowballs Last Sunday in Church

All of our ailing A/C units have been replaced or fixed and suddenly there is a surge of “frigid” air penetrating the church during worship times. How can this happen?

Forward Day by Day

The new Forward Day by Day daily devotional pamphlets are available for pick-up in the narthex before or after any service this weekend.

Update from the Standing Committee on the Bishop Search

The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Missouri has hired the Rev. Gary Butterworth, DMin, as our Transition Consultant. Gary will help shepherd us through the transition from Bishop X to Bishop XI.

A “Shout-Out” by the Daily Office

This morning’s prayer on the Daily Office website highlights a special photo of St. Martin’s from Scout Sunday this past winter.

Ministry

A Note from the Legacy Fund Committee for July

We are all faced with the inevitable conclusions of our lives in faith.  Leaving a legacy gift is a wonderful way to share your love for St. Martin’s with future generations. 

Following the General Convention from Missouri (July 4-13)

Calling all church nerds, get the corn popped and the tea iced, our favorite every-three-years mini-series called General Convention is about to begin.

Notice Regarding the Handicap Access Ramp

The access ramp at the entrance to St. Martin’s is scheduled to be replaced on June 21 and will require two days afterwards before it is ready to use. 

In Search Of Nursery Workers

St. Martin’s is hiring nursery workers to help staff our nursery on Sunday mornings. We are looking for someone who enjoys working with children (infant to age 4) and can work most Sunday mornings.

Clarification on Parish Announcements

There appears to be some confusion about written and verbal announcements stemming from a recent IRC. In hopes of untangling any misperception please read for more information.

The Call for the 11th Bishop of Missouri

Following a period of discernment, prayer, and conversation with his family and colleagues, Bishop Wayne Smith announced his intention to resign as bishop and set in motion the process to call the eleventh bishop diocesan of Missouri.

Lift Every Voice and Sing!

The choir has been enjoying their copies of the hymnal supplement: Lift Every Voice and SIng! and we want to share a new Gospel hymn from it at the 10:15 worship service this Sunday.

A Letter from Bishop Smith

Bishop Smith sent a letter to the clergy and wardens within the Diocese of Missouri announcing his resignation. You can read his letter here.

May is Hunger Month

The diocesan Task Force on Hunger has designated the month of May for parishes to focus on hunger ministry.

Children’s Library

The new Children’s Library has been a huge hit with the children of St. Martin’s! It contains books to check out, take home and bring back the next week, or to use while at church. These board books and picture books are for preschool and elementary children, but are also available for all (grandparents included). […]

Music this Sunday

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, St. Martin’s choir will sing an adaptation of one of his favorite hymns:  “Precious Lord, take my hand.”