In the Life of our Parish 2019
Upcoming are special parish life events and other opportunities for worship and fellowship.
2019 Series and Groups
2019 NAMI Support Group each Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. meets in the choir room. Open to the public.
2019 Wednesday Night AA Group meets at 8 p.m. in the undercroft hall. Open to the public.
2019 Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) Support Group meeting on Saturday mornings in Saint Martin’s Church (Time 8 a.m.). Open to the public.
2019 Church School for Children at 10 am Sundays (through May; then September through December). See Katie Clark for weekly schedule and special events (Children’s Easter Egg Hunt, Christmas Pageant).
2019 Youth Group Gatherings, including outdoor activities, parties, service opportunities, and more; planned monthly (announced in advance). Includes participation in diocesan youth events and the resources of Bellwether Farm (https://bellwetherfarm.com/).
2019 Foyer Groups of Saint Martin’s, social dinner gatherings, meeting as arranged by the members of each group.
2019 Men’s Wednesday Study Group at 7 a.m. Coffee and donuts and study of a book of the bible, meets in the parish library.
2019 Ecumenical Vespers Service at the South Franklin Circle Community Center (4 p.m.), sponsored by Saint Martin’s Church (Third Sunday Monthly).
2019 Poetry Group, meets monthly in Saint Martin’s library to read and discuss a variety of poems, based on the choices of the group members (Monday Evenings, TBA monthly).
2019 Lenten Series, meets for five weeks in Lent for a Christian Formation opportunity, beginning with a light supper in the Burroughs Room, the evening session, then concluding with Evening Prayer in the church (Wednesdays, 6:15 pm).
2019 Fall Teaching Series, meets for six weeks in the fall season for Christian Formation (Wednesdays, 6:15 pm).
2019 Sunday Midhour Forum (9 am Sundays in the library) meets periodically as announced (seasonally in Advent and on other special occasions); a Christian Formation opportunity for adults.
2019 DOK Gatherings, including monthly meetings of the Saint Martin’s chapter of the International Order of the Daughters of the King (Sundays TBA), as well as diocesan events of the DOK (announced in advance), such as Spring Assembly and Fall Assembly.
2019 Holy Week Events (April 14-20), including Seder Meal (Maundy Thursday), Good Friday Stations of the Cross (outdoors), and Good Friday Blues & Lamentations Concert-Liturgy by Gateway Jazz Band (see Calendar List and Events Drop Down on Home Page).
2019 CVCC Meetings, the bimonthly conferences of the Chagrin Valley Council of Churches, the ecumenical ministerium to which we belong and with whom we cooperate in ministry (TBA to participants). Includes churches of the Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Lutheran, Episcopal, Methodist, Congregational, Presbyterian traditions.
2019 Diocesan Events of the Episcopal Diocese of Ohio, including workshops, convention, Christian Formation opportunities, convocation, clergy days and conference, and more (announced in advance, www.dohio.org).
2019 Parish Life Annual Events, including Shrove Tuesday Supper (March), Annual Picnic (June), Hotdog and a Hike (August), Rally Sunday (September) and more.
2019 Outreach Annual Events, including CROP Walk (April), Trinity Cathedral Feeding Program (TBA signup), MedWish (TBA signup), SOAP (TBA), Outreach Fundraisers (TBA), Bainbridge Food for Friends (ongoing), Advent Giving Basket (November-December).
- Jan 27 Annual Meeting
- Jan 27 Youth Group Tobogganing
- Feb 1-2 Winter Convocation
- Feb 3 Youth Group Super Bowl Party
- Feb 10 Outreach
- Feb 10 DOK
- Feb 12 CVCC at Saint Martin’s
- Feb 13 Executive Committee
- Feb 16 Vestry Retreat
- Feb 17 Vespers, S Franklin
- Feb 18 Poetry Group
- March 4 Executive Committee
- March 5 Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
- March 6 Ash Wednesday (services at 12:15 pm and 7 pm)
- March 9 DOK/ECW Quiet Day, St Barnabas, Bay Village
- March 12 Vestry
- March 13 Lenten Series Begins
- March 17 Vespers, S Franklin
- April 16 Renewal of Clergy Vows
- April 18 Seder Meal and Maundy Thursday Service
- April 19 Stations of the Cross at Noon in CF (CVCC)
- April 19 Good Friday Blues and Lamentations Concert
- April 20 Easter Vigil, NEMAC Service at Saint Andrew’s, Mentor
- April 21 Easter Day
- April 28 Vespers, S Franklin
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