Social Justice Commission Meeting This Saturday

The St. Martin’s social justice commission gathers for its regularly monthly meeting on the second Saturday of the month, May 13, at 8:30 a.m. for a potluck breakfast and conversation.

Ministry

Food Pantry Sunday

St. Martin’s has a long-standing tradition of supporting the Circle of Concern Food Pantry. Please bring non-perishable food and toiletry items on Sunday, May 14.

Singers Of All Ages!!

Singers of all ages from 4th grade and up are invited to attend the St. Louis Course on July 17-23 at Toddhall Retreat Center.

Book Study

Father Jon will lead a book study on Hallelujah Anyway. The group will meet on Thursday, May 25 and June 1, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Get your copy of the book and join us for enlightening discussion!

Food Drive for Flood Victims

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is helping collect food for those affected by recent flooding. Please consider dropping off non-perishable food items at the Schnucks on 55 and Butler Hill Road on from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Monday, and all week at any of the seven Thrift Stores in Ballwin, Dellwood, Fenton, Lemay, St. Ann, St. Charles and South St. Louis.

Book Club – Do You Have The Next Book?

The Book Club meets on Tuesday, May 23rd at 7:00 p.m. This month we are reading The Last Days of Night: A Novel by Graham Moore.

St. John’s Peace Meal

The Peace Meal is offered every Saturday evening at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Tower Grove. St. Martin’s sponsors five meals each year. This article provides insider insight into the mission of this meal and how it impacts everyone involved.

Church Event

Book Fair This Weekend

The Book Fair is almost here! Don’t forget to stop in to shop and support the St. Martin’s Outreach Committee while taking home great bargains! May 6-7, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Get Involved

Spring Service Day

It is time for a little outdoor Spring Cleaning! Please plan to join us for some fun, fellowship, and a little work on Saturday, May 13, 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Ministry Information

An Update From The Garden Committee

The St. Martin’s plant sale held on Sunday April 23rd was a huge success! Thank you to all who were able to buy plants in support of our food ministry.

Dismantling Racism

The Dismantling Racism Commission offers a two-day training seminar at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Ladue, MO on May 31 – June 1, 2017.

Episcopal Church Women Scholarship Application

The Board of the ECW in Missouri offers annual scholarship grants for women within the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri. Applications are due June 1, 2017.

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.