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Ministry of Presence Probably the most important aspect of the chaplains' time with the children is what we call “the ministry of presence”. Our chaplains walk the halls; visit the units; play cards, board games, or video games; or watch TV with the youth. The non-anxious presence of our chaplains reassures the teens that their spiritual well-being is being looked after.
Episcopal City Mission
Episcopal City Mission4 days ago
The children at the St. Louis City and County juvenile detention centers were NOT forgotten this month in the "busyness" of the holiday season. Thanks to St. John's, Tower Grove and Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion for supplying pizza, soda, treats and gifts for the November birthday celebration. And it wouldn't be an ECM birthday party without the donation of custard from our friends at Ted Drewes Inc. (It really IS good, guys!)
Episcopal City Mission
Episcopal City Mission6 days ago
We are THANKFUL for our friends Emmanuel Episcopal Church-Webster Groves and their Outreach Committee for sending 5 dozen Thanksgiving goody bags to the children in the St. Louis City and County Juvenile Detention Centers. A special shout out to Mary Jane Moxley Kuhn (our Parish Ambassador at Emmanuel) for getting the project started. We are blessed with generous donors and partner congregations throughout the year. Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!
#hopeandhealing #thankfulfor #episcopalcitymission
Episcopal City Mission
Episcopal City Mission4 weeks ago
Does your family have a Thanksgiving tradition of service? Maybe this year it will be participating in our Holiday Gifts Program for children in the juvenile justice system. We believe every child should know the magic of the holiday season—including those in St. Louis’ Juvenile Detention Centers. It’s especially important this year when NO visitors are allowed! See below for more details and let's give the gift of LOVE to the kids in detention this holiday season.
Episcopal City Mission
Episcopal City Mission1 month ago
We're so grateful for the Chaplains' Champion gifts we're still receiving following our Moment in Time fundraiser! If you haven't had a chance to become a 2021 Chaplains' Champion donor, you still can through October 31 by mailing a check or on our website: https://one.bidpal.net/ecm2021mit/browse/donation (Please include "Chaplains Champion" when you donate!)
Episcopal City Mission
Episcopal City Mission1 month ago
Thank you to everyone who participated in Moment in Time! If you weren't able to donate, there's still time to help us reach our fundraising goal! Visit our website to make a donation now through October 31. https://one.bidpal.net/ecm2021mit/browse/donation
Episcopal City Mission
Episcopal City Mission2 months ago
Today's the day; Moment in Time is finally here! Silent Auction bidding has already started and tonight's live-streamed event begins at 6:00pm. (Your links to the auction and event have been emailed and texted.) We're SO EXCITED to "see" you there!