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A Virtual Visit to India Well Attended

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St Martin's Ottawa

In the depths of winter braving icy cold temperatures to attend special events is worth applauding.  The same holds for the height of summer. On Tuesday, July 18th  some fifty people packed into the Fellowship Hall at St Martin’s to take in a presentation by Fr Joseph on his homeland India. Amid the evening’s very […]

Paint Project Update

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While admittedly not on the scale of refurbishing the Sistine Chapel, the recently completed painting of St Martin’s chancel, nave and adjacent Fellowship Hall has given these quarters a bright, fresh and welcoming glow. The paint project to date was ably co-ordinated by Tony Heacock. Tony served as Master Painter standing atop some twenty foot […]

St Martin’s 2017 Cornerstone Adopt-a-Room Campaign

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St Martin's Ottawa

St Martin’s is conducting a fund raising campaign to adopt a room at the latest Cornerstone Home for Women.  Lead by Margaret Bloodworth, St Martin’s goal is to raise $6,500 by the onset of Advent.  The campaign will kick off  Sunday May 28th following the 10 am service, as part of St Martin’s annual hotdog, […]

Homily – April 30, 2017

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St Martin's Ottawa

“They said to each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he was talking to us on the road, while he was opening the scriptures to us?”  Luke  24:32 We are still within the Easter Season and hearing about the disciples experiencing the Risen Christ. All four gospels – Mark, Matthew, Luke, and John – […]

HI HO HI HO ITS OFF TO PAINT WE GO…

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That’s the tune that parishioners will be humming in response to a recent call issued by Fr John seeking volunteers to donate quality paint and painting talent to tackle a spruce up to the Parish and the Fellowship halls.  A similar adventure undertaken early last summer resulted in a spanking new, way-more-welcoming hallway entrance to […]

Easter Worship Schedule

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St Martin's Ottawa

The essence and profound mystery of Christian Faith form the heart of Easter Worship. All are welcome to be part of St Martin’s Easter Services which are scheduled as follows: Palm Sunday  Holy Eucharist – April 9t at 0830 and 10 am Maundy Thursday Holy Eucharist – April 13  at 7:00 pm Good Friday Liturgy – April […]

REDEVELOPMENT UPDATE

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St Martin's Ottawa

A highlight of St Martin’s February 26th Vestry was the comprehensive update presented by Glenn Bloodworth on where matters currently stand with respect to St Martin’s redevelopment plans.  Following much positive discussion, Vestry fully endorsed a three part motion that Considers the St. Martin’s Site Feasibility Study prepared by R. J. Hill Architect Inc., dated […]

WELL WORTH HAVING & GIVING

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St Martin's Ottawa

  Since becoming St Martin’s Rector, Fr John has made use of the exquisite stained glass windows to help teach the gospel. At the end of the December 11th worship service, Fr John made a very stirring appeal for why making a gift to loved ones of the recently created St Martin’s calendar was meaningful […]