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

  • Summer Pickup Choir August 20 and 27 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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  • Brooklyn is back from Panama

    This Sunday, we are re-joined by Brooklyn Payne. Earlier in the summer, Brooklyn returned after a year spent with the Young Adult Service Corps of The Episcopal Church serving at a at a girls home in Panama. In this role, she represented us from Holy Communion, Episcopalians in Missouri, and the whole Episcopal Church. Brooklyn […]

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  • Questions for America

    On Sundays July 2 and 9, our rector will preach a sermon series on the topic: “Questions for America.” Maybe you find yourself facing the celebrations with mixed feelings. Does reading or listening to the news these days leave you feeling tired, frustrated, even outraged at the state of our nation? The stories we’re reading […]

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  • Celebrating Pride month!

    June is LGBTQ+ Pride month, and Holy Communion is celebrating. On June 11: In solidarity with the National March for LGBTQ+ Equality and Pride , the clergy wore rainbow stoles. You can read/hear >the rector’s sermon from that Sunday by clicking here. The clergy participated in #wearyourrainbow in support of the #equalitymarch17 #lgbt🌈 #pride A post […]

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  • Summer Second Sundays

    Join us on the second Sunday of each of the summer months (June 11, July 9 and August 13). At 5:30pm in Mitchell Fellowship Hall we will have a simple relaxed service of Eucharist around the dinner table, followed by an activity for all generations. Each month will feature a guest musician. June 11: The […]

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  • Celebrate Reaching our Goals

    Holy Communion in 2015-2016 went through a long process of discernment. We talked with one another one on one. We met in people’s homes. We gathered across the congregation. We talked about hopes, dreams, and visions of the future. We talked about what brought us to Holy Communion, what keeps us in the church, and […]

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  • El Salvador Pilgrimage May 26-June 2

    Discernment for 2016-2017 In the 2016-2017 year Holy Communion is discerning a potential partnership with the Anglican Church of El Salvador through the Anglican-founded non-governmental organization Cristosal. Noah Bullock, the Executive Director of Cristosal preached and presented a Symposium at Holy Communion on October 8 and 9, 2016. The next step was a pilgrimage to El Salvador. […]

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  • Crossin’ Over- Holy Communion trip to the Black Rep

    Join us for a night out at the Black Rep! On June 2, the choir of Holy Communion invites the whole congregation to join us for a trip to the Black Rep’s production “Crossin’ Over.” Written by Ron Himes and Charles Creath the show:  “takes a look at songs of faith, spirituals and gospel music […]

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  • Welcome Heidi Olliff as Children’s Ministry Consultant

    Heidi Olliff will be consulting with Holy Communion over the next months as we discern together the future shape of our ministries with children and families. She would love to talk with families about their recent experience at Holy Communion. We are planning a teachers, parents, and children’s meeting after the 10:30am service on May 21. You can reach […]

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  • St. Paul and the Redeemer Choristers April 30

    Join us April 30 for the visit from SPR! The choristers from St. Paul and the Redeemer Episcopal Church (Hyde Park, IL), will visit Holy Communion next weekend, and will provide the music for the 10:30 service on April 30th.  Several of the Holy Communion youth will join their voices with the SPR youth, as […]

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