New Ventures in Community Ministry

The diocesan grant, “New Ventures In Community Ministry” is intended to challenge congregations to make a difference where they are and to improve the quality of life in and with their communities, to identify pressing social needs, and to design strategies to meet those needs. Grant abstract due June 9, 2017.

Podcast – Grace Hill

Delores Hardwick spoke on this week’s podcast about the history, programs and opportunities at Grace Hill. She is the Community Relations and Volunteer Program Manager at Grace Hill.

Church Events

Book Fair – Donations and Volunteers Needed!

The Book Fair will be here before we know it (May 6 & 7) and we still need donations! Please consider clearing some shelf space and getting the word out to family, friends and neighbors!! We also need some volunteers to help with prepping and staffing the event on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Worship

Special Music at 5o5 this Saturday

Meditation musician Lura Koch will play compositions and background tones during this weekend’s Saturday 5o5 service to highlight the resurrection mood, and we have pared down the words.

National Day of Prayer

Thursday, May 4, 12:00 p.m. Hear Us . . . Forgive Us . . . Heal Us! Join your family, neighbors and friends for the 66th annual National Day of Prayer. On this day, we seek to unite as one body in Christ, one nation under God, to repent and ask for the Almighty’s forgiveness […]

Connecting with Grace Hill

In an effort to renew our relationship between diocesan churches and Grace Hill Settlement House, a gathering is planned for Saturday, May 20 at the Grace Hill Water Tower hub offices.

Diocesan Partnership with the American Hospital Association

Recently, the Diocese of Missouri was invited by the American Hospital Association (AHA) to partner with it in its national violence awareness campaign, #HAVhope, and recruit other dioceses to this effort. In an April 6 letter to the president and chief executive officer of AHA, Bishop Smith enthusiastically offered his support.

Counselors Needed for Camp Phoenix

Camp Phoenix, the summer camp for the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri, is looking for camp counselors for this summer’s session, to be held July 30 – August 5.

Jesus Hacked – Diocesan Podcast

Host Shug Goodlow sat down for a wide-ranging conversation with the tenth bishop of the Diocese of Missouri, the Rt. Rev. Wayne Smith to talk about his path to the Episcopal Church, being a bishop, evangelism, Shape Note singing, fountain pens, and preparing for Holy Week.

Youth Mission Trip Registration

The St. Martin’s Youth Mission Trip leaves for Heifer International Ranch in less than seven weeks… Don’t miss the Bus… Get your registration turned in NOW!

Ministry Information

Plant Sale

The Garden Club will have a Plant Sale at St. Martin’s this Sunday, April 23. This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to grow food for your family, while supporting the Garden Club as they grow food to feed West County families.

In Search of Hyatt Points and Frequent Flyer Miles

The St. Martin’s Stewardship Committee is looking for someone willing to donate Hyatt points or frequent flyer miles so they can participate in the TENS (The Episcopal Network for Stewardship) Conference next month.

Youth Group Meeting

The St. Martin’s Youth Group is going to help define and communicate the 5 Marks of Mission for our church. We need everyone to help out this Sunday, April 23 at 6:00 p.m.

Book Club

The Book Club meets on April 25 at 7:00 p.m. in the Packwood Library. This month the group will discuss “Paris is Always a Good Idea” by Nicolas Barreau. Newcomers are always welcome!

Lunch Bunch

The Lunch Bunch meets on Thursday, April 27 at 11:30 a.m. in Park Hall. They already have a couple fun trips planned for this year, and will be discussing more at this meeting.