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Birthday Gifts!

Birthday Gifts!

June 5th-Pentecost: Birthday of the Church! What better gift than to bring non-dairy milk for the Back Door Food Pantry?! You can bring your contribution to the altar during the Offertory and Rev. Anne will bless it. And when it is distributed to our pantry guests,...

Upcoming and Recent Graduates

Upcoming and Recent Graduates

Please let us know (contact the church office) if there is a graduate (high school or college) from our parish that you wish to honor at our worship services on May 22 and/or in our newsletter. If you want to include a graduate from the Class of 2021 or the Class of...

Name Badges

Name Badges

We will order new name tags in May, using our updated logo and with first names larger for better readability! Please check the list at church this Sunday for your name! If your name is included as you want it, initial next to it. Check for all members of your family,...

Donate to the Back Door Food Pantry

Donate to the Back Door Food Pantry

The Back Door Food Pantry requests donations of NON-DAIRY BEVERAGES in 1-quart shelf-stable packaging now through mid-April. All varieties of non-dairy milk: almond, rice, oat, soy are in great demand but unavailable for purchase from Food Gatherers. Please check the...

Easter Flowers

Easter Flowers

At Easter, the St. Clare Altar Guild decorates the Sanctuary with beautiful flowers that are purchased from their Flower Fund and sponsored by the congregation as thanksgivings or memorials. You can sign up to sponsor Easter flowers on the Flower Fund chart, set out...

Survey: Worship Locations and Precautions for Spring and Summer

Survey: Worship Locations and Precautions for Spring and Summer

Masks? Inside? Outside? Rev. Anne and the Worship Commission would like to know your preferences about time, location, and COVID precautions as we make decisions about worship for mid-April through September. Please fill out this (short, 5-question) survey about your...

Update on Paul Whelan

Update on Paul Whelan

Dear Friends, I just received this news from Paul Whelan's mom: The USPS halted its international mail services to Russia on March 11. The agency said it had suspended certain services "due to unavailable transportation as a result of widespread cancellations and...

Return to the Rail

Return to the Rail

Beginning this Sunday (March 13) we will resume our tradition of gathering around the altar to receive communion! For many people, this tradition has been sorely missed over the past 2 years, and we're thrilled to bring it back. Communion will be brought to anyone who...

#FreePaulWhelan

#FreePaulWhelan

Dear Friends, Thank you to the many who reached out after my announcement last Sunday about my friend Paul Whelan, imprisoned in Russia. I know Paul will love receiving mail from new friends, and as I mentioned, he will write back. We don’t know how the current...

2022 Lenten Meditations

2022 Lenten Meditations

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COVID Safety at St. Clare’s

COVID Safety at St. Clare’s

Our COVID safety group met this Sunday, and we agreed that our current community transmission numbers do not merit big changes in our practices yet. While masks are no longer required by diocesan or other regulations, we agreed that we would continue to require masks...