Celebration and Installation
The Rev. Jon Hall will be installed as the newrector of St. Martin
s Episcopal Church in Ellisville,Wednesday, Aug. 25.The service will begin at 6:30 p.m. with BishopWayne Smith leading the Holy Eucharist and the
Celebration of a New Ministry. A
reception in ParkHall will follow the service.Hall began serving St. Martin
’s Feb. 7. All are
invited to join the celebration as we officiallywelcome Fr. Jon, his wife Colleen and daughter Abby to St. Martin
-Janis Greenbaum/ St. Martin's
TENS: The Episcopal Network for Stewardship
from Barbara Robinson, Diocesan Stewardship leader:
"Here is your chance to get your feet wet instewardship leadership for your parish. Theannual TENS (The Episcopal Network forStewardship) conference is being held July 30-31 in Indianapolis, an easy four hour drive fromSt. Louis. With a great speaker and helpfulworkshops,
The Grace, Gratitude and Generosity Conference
offers a wonderfulopportunity for every congregation to experiencefirst-hand the wealth of information, materials, and spirit of Stewardshipavailable through TENS. Come and find ways to teach stewardshipeducation in your parish. I can highly recommend this conference foreveryone, lay or clergy, involved in stewardship in your parish."
More links and resources on the diocesan stewardship page.
The Mission of TENS is to transform lives by developing a network of churchleaders who encourage generosity. We accomplish this mission by:practicing holy habits of daily prayer and engaging the gospel; honoring Godwith all that we have and all that we are; and training, encouraging, nurturing,and supporting the ministry of stewardship at every level.
More information about TENS
What Does Federal Health Care Reform Meanfor Missourians?
Thursday, June 10, 201010:30 a.m.
(Lunch will follow)Episcopal Church of the Advent9373 Garber Road, Crestwood, MOA luncheon presentation on the federal health carereform law and its impact on Missouri families,individuals, and businesses.Dr. James Kimmey, Missouri Foundation forHealth President and CEO,will discuss what is in the health care reform lawand its impact on individuals, families, and businesses in Missouri. Time willbe reserved for questions and answers. All members of the community arewelcome. Kimmey is a highly sought speaker on Health Care Policy bothwithin Missouri and throughout the US. He is also a long time parishioner atChrist Church Cathedral and tenor in the cathedral choir.This presentation is free and open to all but RSVP by June 8th, as we mustplan for space and for the meal. The Missouri Foundation will be assistingwith the meal so we need an accurate count for them. RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org by calling the church office at (314) 8430123.This presentation is one of Advent
Lunch & Learn