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ShieldSt. Monica’s Episcopal Church is a welcoming community offering spiritual sanctuary to all, regardless of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, ability, or socio-economic class. We recognize each individual as a unique child of God. We commit ourselves to making justice, dignity and inclusiveness a reality in this congregation and the world. We are grateful you have found St. Monica’s on the web, and we look forward to having you visit us soon. If you would like to know more about us, please give us a call.

John 13:34-35, “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”

Our Mission:
Guided by the Holy Spirit, we strive to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ through worship, word and deed and to reflect His image in the Church, the community and the world.

Listen to this week’s sermon at the link below:

Dates to remember:

Indoor Garage Sale
Saturday, December 2, 8 am to 1 pm

St. Monica’s Episcopal Church Women are having an Indoor Garage Sale to raise funds to support their ministries. Don’t miss the Early Bird Preview Sale on Friday from 4 until 6 pm. Admission to the Early Bird Sale is just $5 at the door!

 

Hanging of the Greens
Sunday, December 3

Bring your favorite covered dish and join us after church for a delicious lunch and our annual greening of the church. There’s something for everyone to do!

Advent Musical
Sunday, December 10, 3:30 pm

The Saint Monica’s Parish Choir with our youth and children will be presenting a musical gift during the Advent season. Forever God is With Us a musical certain to bring to mind favorite memories of Christmases past, while celebrating new traditions and the glorious hope of God with us.

Annual Parish Meeting
Sunday, December 17

Please save the time and date to attend our Annual Parish Meeting on Sunday, December 17 following the church service. This is a very important meeting in the life of the church as we elect new Vestry members and Delegates to the Diocesan Convention in February. We will also adopt a budget for 2018 and discuss any issues that may arise.

Parish Christmas Party
Thursday, December 21

You’re invited to join us for a jolly good time as we enjoy food and fellowship at our Annual Parish Christmas Party. Turkey and ham will be provided by the Episcopal Church Women, and attendees are asked to bring a side dish or dessert.Make plans to bring the whole family.

Beans & Rice Ministry

On the last Saturday of each month beginning at 9 am until supplies run out, we will be distributing rice and dried beans to each family who comes. We will also be providing a sausage biscuit breakfast!

Last Saturday Breakfast!

Please join us at 8 am on the last Saturday of every month for the best breakfast around! We gather together for fellowship and a hearty breakfast in Thee House and we would love to have you join us!

For more events, visit our Coming Events page!


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Saint Monica’s is an Episcopal Church in the Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast

The Right Reverend James Russell Kendrick – Bishop


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The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry  – Presiding Bishop