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WELL WORTH READING

Reflections by St Martin’s Rector, a Closeup on Cross Training, a four page spread on visits to the Holy Land and a look at why attendance at Vestry matters are among the articles featured in the Winter 2018 edition of The Messenger St Martin’s parish newsletter.

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Mark Your Calendar and Be Sure to Attend St Martin’s Annual Vestry Meeting on March 11

Every member of the congregation is invited, encouraged and counted on to attend this important opportunity to take stock of where matters stand with respect to the spiritual, financial and practical well being of St Martin’s Parish and the communities it serves.  And even though “man does not live by bread alone” parishioners attending Vestry […]

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WELL WORTH ATTENDING

Judging by its consistently high turnout, last fall’s study program that examined aspects of spirituality was a popular well-received lecture series with stimulating discussion led by St Martin’s Rector Fr John Organ.  The Lenten study program that Fr John is leading should prove equally popular and stimulating.  Lenten studies will offer participants a  timeout to […]

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LEANING INTO LENT

Lenten activity at St Martin’s gets underway Shrove Tuesday, February 13 with the ever popular pancake supper. Advance ticket purchase after any upcoming Sunday services is recommended so organizers can order up sufficient supplies. Ticket price is $8 for adults with a family admission set at $23 for parents and kids to enjoy an outing […]

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A TRADITION IN THE MAKING !

As a prelude to Christmas the Nativity Event staged outdoors on the grounds of St Martin’s this past Sunday, December 17th ranks right up there for the delight and joy it fostered in all who braved the sparkly bright cold winter temperatures to sees the iconic Christian Manger scene recreated by folks from St Martin’s […]

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Exclusive Items at this year’s Christmas Bonanza

This year’s edition of the Christmas fundraiser at St Martin’s will be featuring items created expressly and exclusively for sale at the Christmas Bakeshop & Baubles Bonanza. Among them will be Christmas cakes baked by Fr John, 2018 desktop calendars showcasing St Martin’s stained glass windows and concert tickets to St Martin’s December 10th Cornerstone […]

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November 12th Special Guest Homily

The service on Sunday, November 12 will be marking Remembrance Day with a special guest homily on St Martin, Patron Saint of the Parish and of Soldiers. It will be delivered by Christine Barton, a part-time Masters Level  Divinity student in Anglican Studies at St Paul’s University.  As part of the activity celebrating the 1700 anniversary of St Martin’s […]

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A WORTHY CHOIR FOR A WORTHY CAUSE

A committee of volunteers lead by Margaret Bloodworth is putting the final touches on St Martin’s fund raising campaign to support Cornerstone’s latest housing for women initiative.   Underway since last May, the campaign goal is to raise $6,500 to furnish one of the 42 rental units that will be at 373 Princeton Avenue in […]

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MUSIC ABOUNDS AT ST MARTIN’S THIS DECEMBER

There will be several opportunities to enjoy musical outings at St Martin’s this December. Leading off will be the Advent Lessons and Carols Service on Sunday, December 3rd commencing at 4:30 pm. This is a special service that brings together friends and members of St Martin’s choir to celebrate the story of the nativity with […]

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A New Addition to St Martin’s Musical Family

Parishioners arriving for the 10 am worship service Sunday, October 22 were treated to the distinctive, melodious tones of a Knabe baby grand piano being masterfully played by Choir Director Dave Dawson. And as part of the service they witnessed a thankful acknowledgement of the gift of music bestowed on the Parish thanks to the […]