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Feast of the Holy Communion June 3

Our church’s name comes from our practice, week in and week out, of celebrating Christ’s presence with us in Eucharist. In the Episcopal Church we speak about Jesus being “really present” in the sacrament. We also recall that coming to Christ’s table is meant to feed us for the journey, to sustain us in Christ’s […]

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New Diversity Altar Frontal

Over the past few years Holy Communion has commissioned several new altar “frontals,” seasonal coverings with specific colors for specific celebrations. This summer, in collaboration with Jeff Wunrow, a local Episcopalian liturgical artist, we are inviting you to help us create a new piece of art. Folks from Holy Communion are invited to donate a […]

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Holy Communion at Pride June 24

Interfaith Worship at Pridefest at 10:00am On Sunday June 24, the rector has declared that our principle service will be downtown. Holy Communion is joining with other congregations of many faiths in celebration of LGBTQ+ Pride. We will gather at the main stage  of the Pride Festival at 10am. You can enter the mainstage area […]

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Wear Orange June 2nd and 3rd

This year once again,  the St. Louis Chapter of Moms Demand Action will be presenting its Wear Orange event. Orange is the color that Hadiya Pendleton’s friends wore in her honor when she was shot and killed in Chicago at the age of 15 — just one week after performing at President Obama’s 2nd inaugural parade in 2013. After her […]

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Our Organ

Did you know Holy Communion has a pipe organ? While the pipes are not visible from the pews, Holy Communion is the home of the 1924 Möller pipe organ, Opus 4022. This organ incorporates pipes from an even more historic 1893 Farrand and Votey organ. The organ consists of three manuals, 4 divisions, and 71 […]

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Discernment Campaign

The Vestry has initiated a Discernment Process, looking to set five year goals around our congregation’s values:  Welcome, Diversity, and Community. Leaders, community members, and the Vestry will gathering in small groups to talk about what is going well, the challenges we face, and the opportunities we see in the years ahead. We’ll be talking about these […]

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Islamic Center Open House

Join us Sunday April 29 after church for a visit with our Islamic neighbors! Northwest Islamic Center of St. Louis, MO is hosting an Open House event for anyone interested in building interfaith relationships. Members of the community are invited for a tour of the mosque and a brief presentation giving an overview of Islam. There […]

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Missa Popularis Premier

On April 29th, the choir of Holy Communion will have the distinct honor of presenting the Missa Popularis by Swedish composer Mårten Jansson during our 10:30am service.  This will be first time this work has been performed in its entirety outside of Europe.  Until then, only audiences in Poland (Poznan), the United Kingdom (London), Germany (Cologne and Pulheim), and […]

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Garden Work Day

Come celebrate Earth Day with Holy Communion! Sunday, April 22 after the 10:30am service This Sunday we are celebrating Earth Day after the 10:30 service. Everyone from seasoned gardeners to young sprouts is welcome to join in our garden work day! We will be planting salad greens and herbs in the raised beds and pots […]

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Beth Scriven

The Rev. Beth Scriven serves with our diocesan campus ministry, Rockwell House, located just a block from WashU. She is in her third year as the priest at Rockwell House, having moved to St. Louis in August of 2015 (just days ahead of the incoming class!). She previously served for seven years as the Associate […]

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