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A portal is an opening into participating in the life of the St. Martin’s community. Worship, either on Sunday mornings or weekdays is a large portal into participation in the life of St. Martin’s. For those for whom Episcopal worship is presently a step too far, other portals invite you into association with activities that might interest you as a member of the neighborhood and the wider community that surrounds St. Martin’s.
- Thrifty Goose (Thrift Shop) and Cloak Ministry. The Thrifty Goose, located on the lower level of St. Martin’s,is a treasure trove of carefully curated shop of high quality, unique, designer, and vintage clothing for men and women available at unbelievable prices.. You will also find artwork, fine china, linen, and vintage household items. Click here to sign up for the occasional update from the Thrifty Goose. For more information about donating, volunteering, or shopping, contact Heather Tingle.
- Cloak Ministry. The Cloak provides provides clothing, footwear, and toiletry items for the homeless shelters in Providence. The Cloak accepts monetary, clothing, and toiletry donations. In particular need are jeans for men. Both the goose and the cloak are symbols of St. Martin, monk and bishop of Tours, 397 A.D.
- Women’s Spirituality Group meets once a month and is open to all who were born female or identify as female, regardless of religion or spiritual practice. This group gathers once a month, usually on a Sunday afternoon, to explore themes of particular interest to women and women’s spirituality. For more information or to join the email list, please contact Susan Allen.
- St. Martin’s Men’s Community , also known as the “Ganders” meets to eat, meet to grow, meet to serve through regular large group pizza and beer gatherings, a small monthly themed lunch group, small book and Op-Ed discussion groups, and service planning projects. The SMMC is open to men in the wider community who would like to find a space for cultivating friendships and finding a space for spiritual growth in solidarity with other men. Contact Mark Sutherland to connect with this community.
- The Knitting Ministry is a group which meets monthly to knit healing prayer shawls to be given to individuals at points of health crisis, reminding them that they are not alone – contact Natasha Lofgren.
- Epiphany Soup Kitchen prepares and serves a weekly Saturday afternoon meal to people experiencing food insecurity – contact the office.
- Thursday Meditation Hour meets from 5:30-6:30 and offers a portal into the experience of meditation and body-focused spiritual practice. No previous experience is necessary; neither do you have to be Episcopalian or even Christian as our approach draws wisdom from different traditions of meditation practice . For more information or to join the Meditation Hour, contact Mark Sutherland.