Hospitality and FellowshipHospitality
Ice Cream Social – another good reason to get together for fellowship and to have homemade ice cream; in August; proceeds support scholarships for the Kanuga Parish Weekend.
Kitchen Krew – those who assist with the regular meals and the several different special occasions (e.g., funerals, receptions) when hospitality of food is important.
Mama Martino’s – An annual spaghetti dinner prepared, hosted, and served by the youth; held in February.
Pentecost Picnic – another time for food and fellowship at the end of the program year, when regular Christian Formation ends and summer schedules take over.
Punch on the Lawn – Parishioners gather after the 10:30am service in the Courtyard to welcome visitors and greet others in fellowship. Please join us for punch on the lawn throughout the summer.
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper – that time to get rid of anything with leaven before Ash Wednesday and Lent; aka, Mardi Gras with flapjacks; coordinated by Men’s Ministry group.
Kanuga Parish Weekend – since 1974, St. Martin’s has had a parish weekend at Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville, NC; a time for relaxation, a bit a learning, fun for all ages, and Kanuga toast (may also be used as a building product). Organized and led by parishioners.
Women’s Retreat – we know nothing because they tell nothing … other than they have a great time up in the mountains.
Men’s Retreat – fellowship, learning, food, recreation, quiet, mountains, and 10% of all winnings go to the church.
Men’s Ministry – ongoing fellowship for men of the parish, purveyors of Shrove Tuesday pancakes.
Purple Martins Men's Softball Team:
ROMEOS – Retired Old Men Eating Out … doing lunch together on Thursdays for fellowship.
Elizabethan Luncheon – monthly gathering for parishioners of a certain age (sixty plus), on fourth Tuesday (September through May).
Other Opportunities to Minister Together
Gardening Angels – Teams of parishioners who maintain the grounds of
Rose Garden – A quiet walkway between the Church and Parish House, is a bench and a bank of beautiful roses, developed and maintained by parishioners.