July 19, 2021
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.
Christian Community Center Work Day
Organize and distribute food at the Emergency Services location for the Christian Community Service Center (CCSC). CCSC assists the poor, hungry, disabled and otherwise needy, and provides a back-to-school and Christmas program for low-income children.

Saturdays, July 24 and 31
9 a.m.–noon
3434 Branard, Houston, TX 77027

Contact outreach@stmartinsepiscopal.org for more information.
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

Invitations have been mailed! Please check yours for registration information.
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 21, in Bagby Parish Hall
  • Holy Eucharist, 8, 9 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday, July 25, in The Church
  • Family Table, 9:15 a.m. Sunday, July 25, in Bagby Parish Hall

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

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Growing in Faith
Wednesday Bible Study Series with the Rev. Dr. Russell J. Levenson, Jr.Growing in Grace, 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 21, via email
To sign up for this Bible study, click here.

Basic Bible StudyBeing the Body, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sunday, July 25, Bagby Parish Hall

Children's Sunday SchoolPress Play, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sunday, July 25, Activity Center

7-1-7 Students EYC, 10:15-10:45 a.m. Sunday, July 25, Student Life Center
Connecting with your
Church Family
7-1-7 StudentsSummer Hang-outs, 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, Student Life Center

7-1-7 StudentsSummer Hang-outs, 10 a.m. Thursday, July 22, 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.