Prepare to enter Holy Week by spending some time walking quietly through the sacred gardens of our creation, redemption and salvation – The Garden of Eden, The Garden of Gethsemane and The Garden of the Resurrection.
St. Martin’s choirs are preparing music to enhance our 2018 Lenten season. We welcome each of you to join us in singing or playing an instrument for any of these services.
The Social Justice Committee is sponsoring a field trip on Saturday, March 10, to the Missouri History Museum to tour the exhibit “#1 in Civil Rights: The African American Freedom Struggle in St. Louis”.
Father Al will lead Centering Prayer Wednesdays in Lent (excluding February 28 and March 28). This time of prayer and reflection will be held in the Chapel and is meant to enhance your Lenten experience. Come to one, a few, or all sessions.
You may have caught the news that Senior Defensive End and Co-Captain, John Voit, helped lead the Army Black Knights to victory in the Army-Navy rivalry last December. But did you know that he was just recently named the recipient of Army’s “Black Lion” award?
I know it’s cold out but SPRING IS COMING and so is the garden. So in preparation we will have a meeting on Thursday, March 8th at 6:30 p.m. We have a lot to discuss.
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.
Join us this Sunday in Park Hall immediately following the 10:15 a.m. service for our second parish-wide listening session.
The Social Justice Committee is sponsoring a field trip on Saturday, March 10, to the Missouri History Museum to tour the exhibit “#1 in Civil Rights: The African American Freedom Struggle in St. Louis.”
Last Sunday, February 11, we celebrated our annual Scout Sunday. Scouts from our parish were ushers and lectors during the 10:15 a.m. service.
Our new Interim Rector, Father Al Jewson, joined us last week. In case you missed it, his sermon from Sunday can be found here.
St. Martin’s has new hearing assist devices that have been adjusted to our sound system in the sanctuary. We encourage you, whether you have hearing loss or not, to try the devices — simply ask an usher for assistance with borrowing one. You will be amazed to hear the quality of sound output.
There is a mission group from Iowa who came to St. Louis to help with flood relief last summer. St. Martin’s provided them with much appreciated meal support during their week here. They are now planning a trip this spring to Houston, and are inviting anyone from St. Martin’s to join them.
Give the Gift of Life! Please mark your calendar and invite your family and friends to help St. Martin’s make a difference in someone’s life through blood donation!
The Wildwood Area Lions Club is renting Park Hall for a Trivia night on February 24th and they NEED TEAMS! This is a great way for St. Martin’s church and friends to enjoy a fun night of trivia and prizes.
St. Martin's Episcopal Church
15764 Clayton Road
Ellisville, MO 63011
(636) 227-1484, office