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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 to support Christmas Flowers and Music December 23 Sunday   10:30am  […]

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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. For […]

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Feasibility Study Concludes: Toward a 2019 Capital Campaign

Thank you to all who participated in our feasibility study. The results were strong. Our consultants remarked that the participation rate in the survey and the willingness to participate were far higher than they usually see for parishes. The health of our congregation and its generosity continue to impress! Based on the strong results, the vestry […]

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Christmas Pageant Sign up

We are looking for angels, shepherds, and friendly beasts for our 2018 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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Advent at Holy Communion

The Season of Advent is a time of waiting, watching, and expectation. In counter to the cultural season of frantic preparation for Christmas by buying, shopping, and rushing, Advent invites us to slow down. This season asks us to think about our hopes and dreams for the world. Our rector has written a short practical […]

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Responding to Pittsburgh

Our rector preached Sunday October 28, in response to the hate crime in Pittsburgh, the threats of “erasing” the trans community, and racism toward those who would claim asylum from Central America. Watch on Youtube: Listen on Soundcloud (or on iTunes): You can read the text from our Rector’s blog: Love Enough to Cast Out […]

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Advocating with the Trans/Gender Expansive Community

This year Holy Communion has set a goal of learning from and advocating with our trans/gender expansive community. We are currently working to develop programming and reaching out to potential partners in our region. There are already members of our congregation who identify as trans or nonbinary, but this conversation is new to many of […]

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Holy Communion Stands with Migrants

“For I was a stranger, and you welcomed me.” -Matt 25 In 2017, Holy Communion committed partnership with the Anglican-founded non-governmental organization Cristosal. Our partnership brings us into direct relationship with Central Americans threatened by escalating violence. We know firsthand that those who seek asylum and refugee status in the United States are not criminals, but victims of […]

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Blues Game with our Partners at Bravely

Join us on November 9th as we support our partners at Bravely while the St. Louis Blues take on the San Jose Sharks! Holy Communion has a limited number of tickets so make sure you signup fast before they’re gone. 100% of the proceeds from these tickets will go directly back to the work being […]

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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.   […]

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