Author Archive: Scot McComas

We welcome Kristen Kosla and Amy Pirk to St. Martin’s staff

We welcome two new members to St. Martin-in-the-Fields Episcopal Church staff – Kristen Kosla and Amy Pirk. Read more…

We welcome Kristen as our new Financial Manager. She will use her accounting skills to continue to meet the needs of our growing church and growing school. The growth in all areas of our church is apparent.

Because of this wonderful growth, we welcome Amy Pirk as Children’s Minister to serve in our programs for young people. Amy will minister to children from age four up to fifth grade an

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Easter: A Time to Celebrate Our Lord’s Resurrection!

Alleluia! Christ Is Risen! I want to wish a very Happy Resurrection Season to each of you as we celebrate Eastertide. Thank you to all of our ministries and ministers at St. Martin-in-the-Fields. Although our faith is not about “numbers” but about each person’s relationship to Christ and the community of St. Martin’s, it is important to understand that we stand at the threshold of uncharted territory as we continue to grow and expand our ministries and church staff. Our Average Sunday Attendance (ASA) in 2014 was 178, and in 2015, thus far, our ASA is 220. This is exciting but also presents challenges of …

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Lent: A Time for Self-Examination

As we begin Lent on Ash Wednesday, God calls us “to the observance of a holy Lent, by self-examination and repentance; by prayer, fasting, and self-denial; and by reading and meditating on God’s holy Word” (The Book of Common Prayer, p. 265). How will you deepen your spiritual life this Lent as we prepare for our Lord’s resurrection on Easter day, the holiest day of the Christian calendar? It is always wise to examine our spiritual lives from time to time so we can come closer to, and have a deeper relationship with, our Lord and each other. Read more…

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