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Rector’s Response to SC Circuit Court Judge Ruling in Favor of the Diocese of SC

FROM THE RECTOR   “With God, I can Scale a Wall” Psalm 18:28 from Today’s Bible in a Year Reading   Many of you know that less than 24 hours ago, we received news that the South Carolina Circuit Court Judge ruled in favor of the Diocese of South Carolina in our court case involving [...]

Praying for Emanuel AME Church

  Sunday Snapshots of God’s Redeeming Grace: God Making a Way Where there is no Way! Dear Flock and Friends of St. Michael’s:                                                                   [...]

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06-21-15 “Jesus Wept – John 11:35″ A Sermon in Response to the Emanuel AME Church Shooting by The Rev. Alfred T. K. Zadig, Jr.

Standing with Mother Emanuel A Printable Version of the Sermon on Sunday Perhaps like you I wake up in the morning first hoping the devastation at Mother Emanuel Church was just a nightmare.  Then as the reality sinks in, this wave of sorrow, anger and dread overtakes my heart and then the tears flow. In our [...]

St. Michael’s Stands with Mother Emanuel

Dear Flock and Friends of St. Michael’s:                                      As we approach July, I wanted to give you an update on our continued response to the Charleston tragedy.  This past week, I met with our Vestry, Staff and then many [...]


12-07-14 “Taking the ‘Dys’ out of Dysfunction” The Rev. David Booman

As hard as we try to be of good cheer, the holidays are a time of significant pain for many people. Filled with grief and the acute tensions of family dysfunction, these long weeks are often characterized by survival rather than joy. In today’s gospel passage we discover that there is nothing new under the [...]

06-28-15 “The Gospel When You Don’t Know What To Say” The Rev. David Booman

As we continue to grieve last week’s tragedy at Emmanuel AME church, it can be hard to know what to feel, what to say, how to respond. Emotions can be a roller coaster varying wildly from day to day, even moment to moment. Sadness, shock, anger, guilt, numbness, etc. Such is the nature of grief. [...]

Would You Like to Have Instant Access to the Most Recent St. Michael’s Directory?

Go here to learn how. Access ACS is St. Michael’s Church Online Database. Parishioners can sign in and find another parishioner’s contact information. Our goal for this online database is for it to be a central location for connecting. Parishioners will be able to: Update their contact information View other parishoners contact information: e-mail, phone, address [...]

Festival of Faith 2015 Annual Meeting Results

Elected for the three positions on the Vestry   Grant Inscoe Grant Inscoe has been a member of St. Michael’s Church since 2012. During his faith journey commitment, Grant has been involved as a greeter, the Blue Bus ministry, Alpha, I Like Mike, Order of St Luke, GIC 2013, co-chair GIC 2014, Chair GIC 2015 [...]

A Letter to St. Michael’s from Pastor Claire Sullivan

June 26, 2015 Dear Saint Michael’s Church of Charleston, I have been praying for all of you since I heard the news of the shooting at Emanuel A.M.E. I received the news on vacation in Florida and was in disbelief and shock watching it on CNN. I cannot imagine what it has been like for all of [...]

Serving Schedule for August 30, 2015

Vestry of the Month: Frank Grimball Altar Guild: (8/24 – 8/30) I, (8/31 – 9/6) II _________________________________________________ 8:00 am Ushers: Henry Blackford, Charles Corley Reader/Chalice Bearer: Frank Barnwell POP/Chalice Bearer: Trish McGuinn Prayer Ministers: Lisa Holland, Jeanette Winfield Coffee Hosts: Kate Marjenhoff _________________________________________________ 9:30 am Greeter: Mason Lyles Usher: Scott Jackson Crucifer: Luke Akers Reader/POP: [...]

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