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Holy Conversations in September

Holy Conversations in September

With the lifting of some of the Covid 19 restrictions, it is time to move forward in the search process for a new rector. As part of our process of visioning and planning for St. Clare’s and calling our next rector, we are inviting all members of the church to...

Congratulating St. Clare’s Vergers

Congratulating St. Clare’s Vergers

On September 26, 2020, the Verger Guild of the Episcopal Church (VGEC) will hold its annual conference via Zoom. The guild is a service organization that supports the ministry of vergers, sacristans, worship leaders, altar guild members, and more in Anglican...

Haiti Outreach Mission

Haiti Outreach Mission

We recently received a thank you letter from Haiti Outreach Mission. Click here for the details.

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...

Summer Lunch Program Request

Summer Lunch Program Request

Can you help out a Detroit summer lunch program this week? They need donations of pre-packaged sweets (nothing baked at home) such as Hostess CupCakes, Little Debbie snacks, brownies. Please email Deacon Intern Kelly to arrange for her to pick up your donations. Kelly...

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...