Prisms of Prayer by Rev. Leslie Scoopmire

It has been such an amazing and humbling time for me as I have completed my first two full weeks among the wonderful people at St. Martin’s. 

Thankful Thursday

The struggle ends when gratitude begins. So live in gratitude. Count your blessings!


Make a Lasting Impact at St. Martin’s

You can make a lasting impact with a gift to the church in your Estate Planning. The Legacy Endowment Fund generates income each year allowing the church to support special ministries and outreach programs.

Church Events

Praying with Colors Retreat

“Praying with Colors” is a half-day workshop exploring the trend of adult coloring books as a spiritual practice.

Priest Discretionary Fund

This Sunday, August 19 is “Priest Discretionary Fund” Sunday. A contribution to this effort would be a great way to welcome Mother Leslie to St. Martin’s.

Church Events

ECW Retreat – Registration Deadline this Friday

The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) will host its Annual Retreat on Saturday, August 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St. Francis Church in Eureka.

A new season of ‘Jesus Hacked’ podcasts begins

To open the second season of JesusHacked podcasts and a focus on baptism, our first episode is a conversation between Bishop Wayne and the Rev. Dan Handschy, who in addition to other duties leads the bishop’s task force on baptism.

Sunday School Kick-Off

Our new year of Sunday School will begin on September 9, 2018. The Kick-Off event will be on Sunday, August 26 immediately following the 10:15 a.m. service.

Thankful Thursday

Generous God, we thank you for the abundance of your blessings you provide for us day-by-day and year-by year.

Music Notes from Denise

This Sunday, August 12, we welcome The River Blenders Chorus to our 10:15 a.m. worship service.

Food Pantry Sunday

Please consider helping our friends and neighbors in need by donating non-perishable food and toiletry items. Our donations support the Circle of Concern’s Food Pantry, where items are distributed throughout the West County community.

Church Events

ECW Retreat on August 25

The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) will host its Annual Retreat on Saturday, August 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St. Francis Church in Eureka.

Discernment Conference with the Rev. Melanie Mullen

The Commission on Ministry invites the diocese to a Discernment Conference, Saturday September 15, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion in University City.

The Gratitude App

Think of it as a little blue box that lives on your phone. The United Thank Offering has encouraged generations of Episcopalians to mark gratitude in daily life.

Thankful Thursday

Oh most generous God, Thank you for the call of Rev. Leslie Scoopmire to be the Priest-in-Charge of St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Ellisville, MO.