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

  • 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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  • Pancakes and Palm Ashes

    Join us on February 28 at 6:30pm for our annual Pancake Supper. The night before Ash Wednesday is traditionally a big time for celebration. Known in the Episcopal Church as “Shrove Tuesday” the day is also called “Fat Tuesday,” Carnival in Spanish, or Mardi Gras in French. The word “shrove” or “shriven” in old English meant […]

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  • (re)Build a House With Us

    All Parish Work Day February 25 Join us on Saturday February 25 from 9am to noon as we begin demolition on the house we own directly behind the church. When renovation has been completed, we hope to partner with another non-profit to use our house to house a neighbor in need, but to do that, […]

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  • Women’s March: Building Momentum

    Stay involved after the Women’s March! Holy Communion had phenomenal turnout for the women’s march on St. Louis. Many of our members even marched in Washington. Here are some ways to stay involved: Faithful Action Gatherings On February 1 and 15th we will host a Wednesday evening gatherings for “Faithful Activists.” We’ll be talking with local and […]

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  • Annual Meeting 2017

    Click here to download our “Annual Meeting Booklet” Sunday, January 29th is our annual meeting. This year we will have a regular service schedule with services at 8am and 10:30am. The meeting will be held between the services starting at 9:15am.  Our annual meeting is traditionally a potluck brunch. Email us to let us know what you’re able […]

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  • El Salvador Meeting

    Join those who are interested in coming with the parish on our trip to El Salvador this Summer. We are looking at two possible dates at the end of May/beginning of June. We will talk about logistics, costs, and why we are planning the trip. You can RSVP on our church directory or by emailing […]

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  • Women’s March on St. Louis Saturday January 21st at 9am

    We will be meeting on the south-east corner of Market and 18th street in front of the post office anytime before 9. I will be down there around 8:15am. Several people will be taking metro from the Forsyth or Delmar stations. It is highly recommended that you take the metro to downtown since parking will […]

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