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Announcing a new Senior Warden

I am pleased to announce the appointment of your next senior warden: Shirley Mensah.  The Senior Warden serves as the rector’s advisor, and leads the vestry (the parish’s governing board) in the rector’s absence. Shirley accepted my appointment earlier this summer, and we shared the news with the vestry at their last meeting. Scott Ferguson had […]

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Concert to End Gun Violence

On Sunday, September 23, 2018, at the 10:30 service, our Music Festival will remember the forgotten victims of America’s gun violence epidemic with The Concert Across America, a series of live music events of all sizes from coast to coast. We are joining places of worship across the country who are holding their own music event, be it humble or […]

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Fall Festival 2018 October 28

Mark your calendar for Sunday October 28 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 28 for the third annual Family and Friends Fall Festival. Come for games, great food, and fun for […]

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Summer Pickup Choir August 12 and 26 9:30am

Have you missed the choir during the summer months? Then come sing in our summer pickup choir on August 20th and 27th. You can come to one or both!  We’ll meet in the sanctuary at 9:30am, sing through the appointed hymns and psalm, then learn a simple anthem for that morning’s service. It’s a great […]

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St. Francis Sunday

Bring your pets to church! On September 30 at 10:30am in the Spirit of St. Francis of Assisi, we’ll give thanks for the animals in our care and pray to be faithful stewards of God’s creation. Bring your animals to church for a shortened service of Holy Eucharist. Following Communion, the animals will all process […]

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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

Interfaith Worship at Pridefest at 10:00am On Sunday June 24, the rector has declared that our principal 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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