Raffle for Special Quilt

The St. Martin’s Quilters have completed a very special quilt for raffle. Pieced and quilted all by hand, it is red, white and blue and measures about the size of a twin bed or a cozy, large couch throw. The proceeds of this raffle will go to The Wounded Warriors Organization.

Camp Phoenix – Register by May 31

Camp Phoenix is the official summer camp of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri. The Mission is “Discovering Christian Community, Growing in Faith.” Camp takes place July 29-August 4, 2018.

Farewell!

On Saturday, June 23, the Rev. Dr. Emily Hillquist Davis will celebrate her last 5o5 Mellow Worship at St. Martin’s Church. We will celebrate Emily’s time with our congregation with a reception following the 5o5 worship on June 23. All are invited!

Youth Summer Service Day

This summer the Diocese is hosting a Summer Service Day for all youth who have completed grades 6-12. It will be held on Monday, June 25 at St. Paul’s, St. Louis from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Next Book Club – June 26

The Book Club will meet on Tuesday, June 26 at 7:00 p.m. in the Packwood Library. Everyone is welcome, please join us!

Centering Prayer

Centering Prayer is a receptive method of silent prayer that prepares us to receive the gift of contemplative prayer, prayer in which we experience God’s presence within us, closer than breathing, closer than thinking, closer than consciousness itself.

Vacation Bible School

At VBS Hero Central, students will… discover their strength in God, explore God’s mission for their lives, encounter epic adventures alongside biblical heroes, realize qualities that make them truly heroes in God! VBS will take place June 18-22, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. daily.

Book Study: Black Hearts, White Minds

Mitch Margo is a local author, and will be joining us for the book study discussion Wednesday, July 11.  We will offer a light supper in Park Hall at 6:00 p.m. followed by break-out discussion groups. We will reconvene for a reading by Mitch from his book.

Thankful Thursday

“If we only ever prayed one prayer, thank you would be enough” ~ Meister Eckhart

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.

Service Day – Thank You!!

Thank you to those who helped with the Spring Service Day a few weeks ago!

Project Linus Blankets

Providing love, comfort, security and warmth to traumatized or seriously ill children through the gift of hand created blankets. 

A Note from the Legacy Fund Committee

During this Memorial Day, we hope you will consider continuing to donate to the Legacy Fund when honoring a loved one — in memory of someone who has passed on, or in honor of a graduate or a special birthday.

Farewell!

On Saturday, June 23, the Rev. Dr. Emily Hillquist Davis will celebrate her last 5o5 Mellow Worship at St. Martin’s Church. We will celebrate Emily’s time with our congregation with a reception following the 5o5 worship on June 23. All are invited!

Church Events

Brunch and Special Presentation

Our monthly brunch will be on Sunday, June 3 immediately following the 10:15 a.m. service. The brunch is complimentary and all are welcome. During the brunch we will have a special presentation by parishioner Chelsea Raiche. She will discuss her work with Friends of the Rainforest.