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There Went the Neighborhood!

There Went the Neighborhood!

As part of its celebration of Ann Arbor’s 200th Anniversary, the Ann Arbor District Library and 7 Cylinders Studio (7CS) have produced a documentary film about the 1965 closing of Ann Arbor's majority-Black Jones School. Ann Arbor joined a nationwide trend of school...

What Happened at the Annual Meeting?

What Happened at the Annual Meeting?

A huge thank you to all of you who agreed to serve on vestry or, to serve as a delegate to Diocesan Convention should they be chosen. We can’t do what we do without you! At our Annual Meeting on January 28, we elected four people to 3-year terms on vestry starting...

Telling Our Stories: Please Share Yours!

Telling Our Stories: Please Share Yours!

At the annual meeting, Ann Putallaz, Eliza Nuxoll, Knut Hill, and Anne Clarke told about our hope and invitation to enter into a season of telling our stories and weaving them together here at St. Clare’s. You can listen directly to our invitation from the annual...

Nominees for 2024

Nominees for 2024

The Vestry is pleased to present the following nominees for election to St. Clare’s Vestry. Outgoing and continuing Vestry members are listed below. Eligible voters are 16 years of age or older, in the congregation at least 6 months, and faithful in worship, working,...

2024 Annual Meeting

2024 Annual Meeting

Our annual meeting will be held at 11:15 am on Sunday, January 28, following a single service at 10:00 am that morning. You can participate onsite or online. Childcare will be available in the family room during the annual meeting. The business of the annual meeting...

Call for 2023 Annual Reports

Call for 2023 Annual Reports

A reminder to chairs of Commissions/Committees that your annual report for 2023 is due no later than January 14, 2024, in advance of our Annual Meeting to be held on Sunday, January 28, 2024. Below you'll find instructions for (1) what to include in your report; (2)...

Vestry Meeting Highlights

Vestry Meeting Highlights

Fun Fact: Did you know that the Vestry is so named because early leadership committees tended to meet in the room where people donned their vestments for services? Use the links below to access highlights of recent Vestry Meetings. January 2024December 2023November...

Christmas Flowers

Christmas Flowers

At Christmas, St. Clare's Altar Guild decorates the Sanctuary with beautiful poinsettias (and greens) that are purchased from our Flower Fund and sponsored by the congregation as thanksgivings or memorials. You can sign up to sponsor Christmas flowers on the Flower...

Three Doors

Three Doors

The following address was delivered by Genesis President Jim Downward at the Oneg (reception) following our November 19, 2023, Erev Thanksgiving service. Good Evening. My name is Jim Downward and I have been a part of Genesis for a long, long time. This year, I’m your...

Ingathering Sunday

Ingathering Sunday

This Sunday, November 19, we call our Pledge Ingathering Sunday. We hope you have had sufficient opportunity to prayerfully consider how you will give to St. Clare's in 2024. Together we look forward to another year of Worshipping with Joy, Growing in Faith, and...

Climate Change

Climate Change

St. Clare's Vestry recently commended Temple Beth Emeth for their work on and commitment to climate action. To: Margaret Hannon, President, Temple Beth Emeth BoardFrom: Ann Putallaz, Senior Warden, St. Clare's Vestry At the October 18, 2023 meeting of St. Clare's...

Colorful Covers

Colorful Covers

Did you notice the colorful cover on last Sunday's bulletin? Since we now have a color printer, we can include art on the cover page of our Sunday bulletins! We thought it would be fun to invite the creative people (kids and adults) of St. Clare’s to contribute a...