Letter from Bishops to the President and Members of Congress

The Episcopal Church has long advocated for bipartisan comprehensive immigration reforms that prioritize family unity and humanitarian concerns. It is time for Congress to develop long-term solutions for immigrant families.

Hearts Full, Prayers Continue, Clean-up Begins

It’s hard to sit on your hands and not jump into action, but it’s still a bit early for us to contribute volunteer work in these new mission fields. ERD tells us prayer and donations are needed most.

A Moment In Time

Please join supporters of Episcopal City Mission for a cocktail reception and dinner on Thursday, October 12, 2017 (6:00 – 9:00 p.m.) at Greenbriar Hills Country Club.

Pumpkin Patch

The St. Martin’s Third Annual Pumpkin Patch will begin on October 7 with the arrival of a truckload of pumpkins!! Volunteers needed!

Youth Group Meeting Rescheduled

The Youth Group meeting originally scheduled for last Sunday evening has been rescheduled for this Sunday, September 24, 5:00-6:30 p.m.

Evensong ~ October 8

St. Martin’s will provide a beautiful Evensong service at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 8. The focus of our Evensong will be the healing presence of GOD.

Blood Drive

Sign up now to help save a life! St. Martin’s fall Blood Drive will be on Tuesday, October 3, 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. in Park Hall.

The Tract Rack Has Been Re-Stocked

Tracts are brief pamphlets explaining aspects of religious life, and can be found on the wall in the narthex. Tracts and the Forward Day by Day booklets are made available as one aspect of Christian Formation in the parish.

Podcast: What is the Council of the Diocese?

A timely episode of the JesusHacked podcast with guest Al Ludwig and host Barbie Click conversing about what Diocesan Council is really like, who would make a good council member, and what serving on this board has brought to their lives as Episcopalians.

Book Club

The Book Club meets in Packwood Library on the fourth Tuesday of the month. In September they will discuss Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance.

Children’s SPARK! Program Kicks Off This Sunday

SPARK! is St. Martin’s combined Children’s Worship and Sunday School for kids ages 4-9.

Education

Book Study Begins Next Wednesday

Present Over Perfect is bestselling author Shauna Niequist’s motto for how to live a rich, engaged, and loving life in the midst of what often feels terribly messy and imperfect. 

Church Events

Vestry Forum Last Sunday

The Vestry held a forum last Sunday at 9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to speak about several current topics within the life of St. Martin’s.

Ministry Information

Update Your Information For The New Parish Directory

We will publish an updated Parish Directory soon and would like to have the most current information possible. Please submit your contact information changes to the parish administrator as soon as possible.

Run Circles Around Hunger

Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of hungry families? Then hit the trail on Valley Park’s scenic Meramec River Trail on September 16 to Run Circles Around Hunger!