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

  • Taize April 5 6:30pm

    Join us the First Wednesday of April for a special evening prayer service in the style of Taize. A huge “Pilgrimage of Trust” will take place in St. Louis over Memorial Day Weekend this year. People from all over the world are coming to pray. The Taizé Community is an ecumenical monastic order in Taizé, Saône-et-Loire, Burgundy, France. It is composed of more than one […]

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  • Remembering Oscar Romero

    As we continue our discernment towards a relationship with El Salvador, the whole parish is invited to gather for dinner on Sunday Night to watch the movie Romero. This week marks the 37th anniversary of the Archbishop of El Salvador’s martyrdom. We’ll have a “dinner and a movie” gathering next at 6pm at the church. (The group […]

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  • Love is Brave: Magdalene House visit on March 19

    My husband Ellis has one of my favorite t-shirts. It’s purple and says in big letters “Love is Brave.” He’s worn it lately at a number of protests and demonstrations. I’m always a little jealous. But that’s okay because on Sunday, I’m going to buy my own. The Rev. Hope Jernagen will be with us […]

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  • Resources from Theology on Tap: Faith, Immigration, and Refugees

      Thanks to all who came out for theology on Tap last night. It was a great crowd. A special thanks to Debbie Morris Smith, our presenter from the International Institute. We put together a list of “further reading” based on our conversation. 99% Invisible, a great independent podcast, recently did a series of two episodes […]

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  • Holy Week Schedule 2017

    Click here for an introduction to each of the Holy Week Services by our rector. Palm Sunday, April 9 Come and join the big procession to recall the story of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem and to proclaim God’s victory over sin and death. 8:00am      Liturgy of the Palms and Holy Eucharist 10:30am   […]

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  • Contemplative Prayer Mondays 5:30p-6:00p

    A small group of folks are planning to gather on Mondays at 5:30 pm during Lent in the Holy Communion Chapel (enter through the main door, and come through the church to the chapel) for Contemplative Prayer. We will start at 5:30 with 10 minutes of instruction at at 5:40 we will sit for 20 minutes of practice together. If you are interested or […]

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  • Standing with our Jewish Neighbors Against Hate

    In the strongest terms, The Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion condemns the acts of vandalism that occurred at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery and the bomb threats directed against Jewish Community Centers across the country over the weekend. We stand with our Jewish neighbors against hate and defamation. The Episcopal Church continues on a long […]

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  • Presiding Bishop at Washington University: A House Divided

    April 4, 2017 5:30p-6:30p Reception to follow, RSVP to WashU The Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, The Most Rt. Rev. Michael Curry will present a public lecture at the invitation of the Danforth Center for Religion and Politics at Washington University on April 4. His topic is “Healing a House Divided,” looking at reconciliation […]

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  • Little Jazz Mass February 26

    On Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the 10:30 service, our Music Festival will get in the spirit of Mardi Gras. Bob Chilcott is one of the busiest and most popular choral composers and conductors in Britain today. His involvement in choral music began as a boy chorister at King’s College, Cambridge. Since 1997 he has worked […]

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  • Ash Wednesday

    Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, marks the beginning of the great season of fasting, repentance, and examination. The forty days before Easter are marked in the Liturgical Churches as a time for simplifying our lives, for returning to God in prayer, for asking for forgiveness. Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, we […]

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