Cultivating Hope

Have you heard about a newly configuring network of Episcopalians interested in cultivating resilient communities through the growing and sharing of food? Now called “Cultivate: the Episcopal Food Network,” they will host their first conference on Saturday, October 14.

Worship

Pet Blessing this Sunday

We will have our annual pet blessings and a short service on Sunday, October 1 at 2:00 p.m. St. Francis medals will be available for pets.

Blood Drive on Tuesday

POWER IN THE BLOOD: YOU CAN PUT THE POWER OF FAITH INTO ACTION AND HELP SAVE A LIFE! Sign up online or in Park Hall.

Pumpkin Patch — Pumpkins Arrive October 7!

The St. Martin’s Third Annual Pumpkin Patch will begin on October 7 with the arrival of a truckload of pumpkins!! Please mark this date on your calendar and plan to be here at noon to help unload the truck.

JesusHacked Podcast – Standing Committee

Host Shug Goodlow and Dr. Pearson are both members of Standing Committee, and on this podcast episode they talk about the ins and outs of this governing body and its mission for the health of the diocese.

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.