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Here you'll find news, events, sermons, and articles relevant to life among Holy Communion.

  • Winter 2017-2018 Newsletter

    Click here to download our latest newsletter.

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  • Christmas Gift Drives

    As we prepare for Christmas, we are mindful that many in our city are facing cold weather and difficult family circumstances. There are two gift drives going on concurrently at Holy Communion. For our partners at Trinity Food Pantry, we are collecting clean socks, gloves, and warm hats for those who are housing insecure. You […]

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  • Christmas at Holy Communion

    Christmas is one of the Church’s great feasts. We celebrate God’s decision to dwell with us, to come among us in the person of Jesus. This year, we will mark the whole season of Christmas with special services. Join us as we celebrate. Make a donation for Christmas Flowers. December 17    Lessons and Carols for […]

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  • Christmas Pageant Sign up

    We are looking for angels, shepherds, and friendly beasts for our 2017 Christmas pageant. Sign up your children, grandchildren, (you can even invite your neighbors’ children to participate). The pageant will be held during our 5pm service on Christmas Eve. All children will be invited to participate as they arrive at church, but if you […]

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  • Thanksgiving Schedule

    Our usual 12:10 Eucharist on Wednesday, November 22, will be our service of Thanksgiving. We’ll augment our usual worship with special prayers and even a little bit of music. If you’d like a chance to give thanks to God in the midst of the holiday, join us. The church will be closed Wednesday, November 22 […]

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  • Fall Festival 2017

    Mark your calendar for Sunday October 29 and join us for a carnival, chili cook-off and more! All are invited to join us on the corner of Jackson and Delmar after our 10:30am service on Sunday October 29 for the second annual Family and Friends Fall Festival. Come for games, great food, and fun for […]

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  • Welcome Home Chester!

    On Dec. 10, 2017, The Rev. Chester Hines will join the clergy team as Deacon of Holy Communion. In addition to his service in this congregation, Chester serves as the chair of the Dismantling Racism Commission for the Diocese of Missouri. Chester will participate in leading worship and will help equip the Holy Communion congregation as […]

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  • Ofrenda Dia De Los Muertos: Altar of Remembrance

    In Latin America, the dead are remembered – and celebrated – in a unique way every year.  Dia de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) is celebrated on November 2,  All Soul’s Day, with colorful, joyous altars filled with mementos and photos of the beloved  to honor and remember those who have died. Over […]

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  • 2018 Annual Campaign

    Dear Friends, Stewardship. What exactly does that word mean? Perhaps it’s just a fancy Episcopalian term for asking for money during the annual Pledge Campaign, or as one person called it, “the annual beg-a-thon.” The dictionary defines it as “the conducting, supervising, or managing of something, especially the careful and responsible management of something entrusted […]

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  • One Book One Parish: William Barber’s The Third Reconstruction

    We’re living in times of moral challenge. I hesitate around that word, “moral.” “Morality” has often been used in such small ways to describe personal sexual behavior. But we need the language of morality these days. I think our moral challenges are bigger. How do we relate to one another? That question is so basic, […]

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