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Musical Meditations

Musical Meditations

Over the coming days and weeks, I'll be posting Musical Meditations (improvisations from my living room) online for those who are interested. I have no plan for how many, when or what - somewhat reflective of the new normal for everyone right now - but I hope this...

Online Giving Options

Online Giving Options

Your contribution to St. Clare is needed to keep our church going during this time. You can give online (two options below) or mail a check to the office (2309 Packard St, Ann Arbor 48104). To use our e-giving service, go to www.saintclareschurch.org/give and follow...

Safe Church Via Zoom

Safe Church Via Zoom

During this season of staying at home, Whitaker Institute is offering Safe Church Track 2 and Track 3 classes online by request when a cohort of 6 or more can be gathered. (All “regularly scheduled” Track 2 and Track 3 courses are cancelled until August.) Our Safe...

BDFP Continues Hunger Relief Through Bryant Community Center

BDFP Continues Hunger Relief Through Bryant Community Center

March 31Dear Friends,We reached out and discovered that the Bryant Community Center Food Pantry, not far from our pantry, is operating. They are serving as a lunch pick-up point for students who otherwise would have a school lunch, as well as continuing to operate...

Rector’s Discretionary Fund

Rector’s Discretionary Fund

In this difficult time, we anticipate that there may be an increase in St. Clare's parishioners applying to Maryjane for emergency financial assistance from her discretionary fund. A generous parish family has offered to match contributions made in the next few months...

Spiritual Communion

Spiritual Communion

Spiritual Communion is a spiritual practice used by our Roman Catholic Friends. I thought since we are unable to attend Mass because of measures taken by our diocese to halt the spread of the coronavirus we could consider making an act of Spiritual Communion.  Saints...

Supporting Each Other

Supporting Each Other

We’ve created an online sign up to connect members of our community who need help with those who can provide support. You can sign up to help here: www.saintclareschurch.org/ICanHelp. Check back regularly for updates.We encourage you to reach out to friends and...

Spiritual Resources Available Online

Spiritual Resources Available Online

Deacon Intern Kelly Scheu has put together a list of spiritual resources available online that may help you during this challenging time. Morning and Evening Prayer from The Mission of St. ClareThe Daily OfficeDaily prayer and meditations from Forward MovementThe...

Corner Shower & Laundry

Corner Shower & Laundry

The Corner Shower and Laundry at St Peter’s in Detroit is up and running. They have had about 90 people use the facilities. This is an amazing mission that provides dignity to those who are forgotten on the streets of Detroit. They currently need laundry soap free of...

Survey Says…

Survey Says…

As part of our intentional transition ministry, St. Clare’s conducted an all-congregation survey (Congregational Assessment Tool / CAT) last fall to help us better understand who we are and who we want to become. On Sunday, March 22, please come to a meeting to hear...

Genesis Proactive Measures for Coronavirus

Genesis Proactive Measures for Coronavirus

March 5, 2020 Dear Genesis Community: We would like to take this opportunity to reach out with regard to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19, also known as SARS-CoV-2). The Genesis Board, STC and TBE, in conjunction with Blue Ocean Faith and Ann Arbor Children’s House,...

Good Friday Offering

Good Friday Offering

Every year, the money collected at our Good Friday service is sent to the Episcopal Church's Good Friday Offering (GFO) which benefits the four dioceses of the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East. The GFO is an initiative of the Office of the Presiding Bishop...