July 13, 2021
7-1-7 Students Summer Hang-outs in July
Tuesdays and Thursdays
July 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 and 29
Student Life Center
Grades 6-12

Join Student Ministries this July for fun, fellowship and lots of activities.

The cost is $150 for three weeks and $50 for one week. If you wish to only attend a single day, please contact students@stmartinsepiscopal.org for special pricing.
EfM Informational Meeting
How would you like a place where you can define your faith, refine your faith, articulate your faith, and live your
faith? If you have ever wanted any of these, EfM (Education for Ministry), a challenging and affirming four-year study, is for you! For more about the University of the South’s School of Theology, which develops the EfM program, visit efm.sewanee.edu.

Tuesday, July 13
7-8 p.m.
Welcome Center

For more information, contact Katwana Coleman at 713-830-4110 or kcoleman@stmartinsepiscopal.org.
Sunday Fun Day
Join us for some fun after the Family Table service!
We’ll have games and food in the Crosswalk Garden and Activity Center. Plan to stay and celebrate our return to fellowship.

Sunday, July 18
10-11 a.m.
Crosswalk Garden and Activity Center

Contact Holli Kight for more information at
Save a Life; Give Blood
Appointments are required to donate during this time. To keep social distancing and other safety practices intact, Gulf Coast Blood Center cannot take walk-ins.

Appointments for Tuesday, July 27: click here
Appointments for Wednesday, July 28: click here
Appointments for Thursday, July 29: click here

Those donating will receive a free Covid-19 antibody test.

For more information about the blood drive and other helpful documents, please visit our website here.
Gifts for Christ Chapel
As construction comes to an end on campus, parishioners still have a number of opportunities to make special gifts in memory of or in thanksgiving for individuals in their lives.

If you have an interest in sponsoring Hallmark Silver Communion pieces for Holy Eucharist, or are interested in learning more about various opportunities with lasting impact for this and future generations, contact Carol Gallion at cgallion@stmartinsepiscopal.org.
Activity Center Summer Camps
St. Martin's Activity Center is offering several camp options for children this summer. Registration is open now!

Click here to view all summer camps opportunities. Registration is online only.

For more information about the Activity Center summer camps, please contact acdesk@stmartinsepiscopal.org or 713-621-8625.
Save the Date for Homecoming Weekend
Parish Picnic
Saturday, August 21
6–9 p.m.
Fun, Fellowship and Food for All Ages

Celebration of the
Building for the Ages Campaign
Sunday, August 22
8 a.m.–2 p.m.
Blessings, Dedications and Inaugural Holy Eucharist Services in Christ Chapel and Parish Life Center

A full schedule and more information will follow in the weeks ahead!
Nelson, Romero Join Children's Music Ministries

St. Martin’s welcomes two familiar faces in new roles this summer. Carole Nelson will join us in a part-time role as Coordinator of Children’s Music Ministries effective July 19. Reporting to David Henning, Director of Music and Parish Organist, she will lead children from kindergarten through 12th grade as they grow into the full stature of Christ through music. She is a member of the Parish Choir. Her accomplishments are many including serving as the artistic director of the Houston Boychoir and previously on the voice faculty of Houston’s High School for the Performing Arts.

Angel Romero, Administrative Assistant for Music, will also be our Children’s Choir Assistant beginning Aug. 30. He will help teach our children’s choirs and coordinate performances. He holds a master’s degree in music from Yale University and a bachelor’s in vocal performance from Houston Baptist University. His professional experience includes teaching children’s voice and piano at Vivaldi Music Academy. A tenor, he has sung with the Pittsburgh (Penn.) Opera
Register Now for 2021/2022 CLS Studies
Day Group

CLS Day Group begins on Thursday, Sept. 16. It will meet from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. on Thursdays throughout the year.
Location on campus to be announced.

2021/2022 Studies include:
Women of the Old Testament – September–November
Isaiah – January–February
Seeing Christ in the Old Testament – March–April

Contact Anna McLean at 281-782-0594 or amaynebr1@gmail.com for the Day Group.

Evening Group

CLS Evening Group begins on Tuesday, Sept. 14. It will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays throughout the year. Location on campus to be announced.

2021/2022 Studies include:
An Old Testament Survey – 8 weeks
Book of Esther – 3 weeks
Book of Daniel – 12 weeks

Contact Ann Wilson at 713-828-8722 or annwilson33@gmail.com for the Evening Group.
Worship Services
IN-PERSON (No reservations are needed. Masks are encouraged, but not required.)
  • Holy Eucharist, 7 a.m. and noon Wednesday, July 14, in Bagby Parish Hall
  • Holy Eucharist, 8, 9 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday, July 18, in The Church
  • Family Table, 9:15 a.m. Sunday, July 18, in Bagby Parish Hall

CHILDCARE is available during all morning services for infants through four-year-olds in The Children's Life Center.

Growing in Faith
Wednesday Bible Study Series with the Rev. Dr. Russell J. Levenson, Jr.Growing in Grace, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 14, via email
To sign up for this Bible study, click here.

Basic Bible StudyBeing the Body, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sunday, July 18, Bagby Parish Hall

Children's Sunday SchoolPress Play, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sunday, July 18, Activity Center

7-1-7 Students EYC, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sunday, July 18, Student Life Center
Connecting with your
Church Family
7-1-7 StudentsSummer Hang-outs, 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, Student Life Center

7-1-7 StudentsSummer Hang-outs, 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 15, Student Life Center

To register, click here.
St. Martin's Gift Shoppe
The Gift Shoppe is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday. For questions, call 713-985-3840 or email giftshoppe@stmartinsepiscopal.org.

Café St. Martin's
Café St. Martin's is open 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Wednesdays and 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays. Click here to view the menu and prices. For questions, contact Chrissy Kana at 713-985-3806 or cafe@stmartinsepiscopal.org.

After Hours Emergencies
Call 713-621-3040 and press 2 to reach the Priest on Call.

Prayer Requests
Contact the Prayer Request Line at 713-830-4124 or Cyndy Ensign
at 713-985-3808 or censign@stmartinsepiscopal.org.

Death Notifications and Funerals
Contact Cyndy Ensign at 713-985-3808 or censign@stmartinsepiscopal.org.