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Take the Sacred Ground Interest Survey

Take the Sacred Ground Interest Survey

Have you heard the buzz around the Sacred Ground program that is coming to St. Clare's this fall? If you think the program is something you'd like to participate in, please take this survey. Your responses will help us in planning for this program. By taking the...

Alpha House Volunteers Needed

Alpha House Volunteers Needed

Please read below this message from Mark Heffner, the volunteer coordinator for Alpha House.  If you can offer some support over the next few weeks please contact Mark directly. Because of (a) summer vacations and (b) COVID-19, we have an unusually high number of OPEN...

Backpack Drive

Backpack Drive

Through Sunday, August 23, we will collect backpacks, kid-sized face masks, hand sanitizer, pencils, pens, paper, erasers, glue sticks, kids scissors, crayons, etc. to distribute to public school children in need. Please leave your donations on Katie Oppenheim’s...

Sacred Ground is Coming to St. Clare’s

Sacred Ground is Coming to St. Clare’s

We are very pleased to announce that St. Clare’s will be offering the Sacred Ground program. Registration will take place during the summer and the program will begin in September. The Sacred Ground Program at a Glance Developed by the Episcopal Church, the Sacred...

Financial Update

Financial Update

St. Clare’s financial update from your treasurers: Believe it or not, we are now halfway through 2020. This is a good time to give the congregation an update on St. Clare’s financial status. In spite of this pandemic and cessation of in-person worship services, we are...

News From the Back Door Food Pantry

News From the Back Door Food Pantry

The following letter was recently sent via email to Back Door Food Pantry volunteers. We're posting it here to keep you, our friends and supporters, up to date. July 7, 2020 Dear Back Door Food Pantry Volunteers and Friends, We hope you and your dear ones are well in...

Racial Injustices: The Time to Act is Now

Racial Injustices: The Time to Act is Now

Our long-term commitment to racial justice and reconciliation is embedded in our identity as baptized followers of Jesus. We will still be doing it when the news cameras are long gone. Opening and changing hearts does not happen overnight. The Christian race is...

Fresh Rx

Fresh Rx

please give before July 5 This year's youth group mission trip to Grand Rapids was unfortunately postponed.  However, we still have plenty of areas where we can serve this summer.  We are currently raising money for a program in Detroit called Fresh Rx....

Moral March on Washington: A Digital Justice Gathering

Moral March on Washington: A Digital Justice Gathering

Please Register and Attend JUNE 20, 2020 Digital Moral March on Washington. The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival has organized a Digital Moral March on Washington on June 20, 2020 at 10AM. The 2-hour program will be broadcast at 10am EST and...

Congratulations Class of 2020!

Congratulations Class of 2020!

Photos left to right: Guy Blackburn, Calle Faerber, Sarah Vandenbergen Katie Ballard graduated from Greenhills High School. Guy Blackburn is graduating from Skyline High School this June. He competed as a rower on the crew team for 4 years and is planning to attend...

Thank You to Faith Formation Leaders

Thank You to Faith Formation Leaders

Thank you to the following people who volunteered to lead sessions for our children and teens during the program year of 2019-2020. A special thank you to Wendy Hatem who also filled in for Suzanne, on Sunday mornings, while she was recovering from surgery....

United Thank Offering

United Thank Offering

During Lent, we encouraged you to pick up a Blue Box, to be be grateful each day, and to share your gratitude by putting some silver coins into your Blue Box for a donation to United Thank Offering (UTO). We encourage you to continue this practice through the season...