Convention elects and approves…

Results from the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri Annual Convention are listed here. The convention was held in Hannibal, Missouri on November 17-18.

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.

Social Justice Event This Saturday

Come to the second annual “Look Back, Look Ahead: A Celebration of Diocesan Racial Awareness,” sponsored by the Diocesan Commission on Dismantling Racism. It’s at St. Martin’s on December 2, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. with lunch included.

Thank You!

Our friends in need in West County thank you for your generosity this past Thanksgiving. We nearly tripled out holiday donations this year!

Peace Meal

The Peace Meal Project is a free fellowship meal for all, served every Saturday evening at St. John’s in Tower Grove. St. Martin’s is the sponsor on December 9 and we are currently looking for volunteers.

Angel Tree Gifts

Please bring your Angel Tree gifts supporting the Salvation Army to church this weekend! A Christmas tree with angel tags is in the narthex. Simply grab an angel tag (or two)  and purchase the gift listed.

Education

Advent Messages!

You should have received the Messages! newsletter for this Advent season within the past few days. You can also read it online!

St. Francis Building Dedication

The members of St. Francis Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Missouri invite you to share in the dedication of their new church building on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at two o’clock in the afternoon.

Worship

Christmas Worship Schedule

Our Christmas worship schedule is set! Lessons & Carols, the children’s pageant, and a traditional candlelight service.

Church Event

Advent Event next two Sundays!

Preparing our hearts for the birth of Jesus! Join us on November 26 and December 3 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. in Park Hall for a wide variety of activities and crafts for those aged 2 to 99! 

Advent Lessons & Carols

We will celebrate Advent with our annual Lessons & Carols service during the 10:15 am worship service on Sunday, December 17th.

Ministry

Advent Quiet Morning

Give yourself the gift of some quiet reflection time as you prepare for the coming of the Infant God. Join us at Mercy Center, away from the crowded malls and the hustle and bustle of cooking, shopping and wrapping, for an Advent Quiet Morning.

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.

Episcopal Evangelism Grants

The Episcopal Evangelism Grants program is coordinated by the Local Mission and Ministry Committee in collaboration with the Episcopal Church’s Evangelism Initiatives Team.

Hunger in Missouri

More than 1 in 8 persons in Missouri is struggling to put food on their tables. The face of hunger is not clear. It could be your neighbor or ours. One in five children in Missouri lives in a household without adequate food.