This performance of the St. Martin’s Choir took place at the Absalom Jones Day Celebration at St. Thomas Episcopal Church on February 10, 2013.

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REJOICE– Choir Concert in the Sanctuary March 8th @3:00pm

We invite you to attend REJOICE, the St. Martin’s Episcopal Church Choir’s 2015 concert performance lead by Musical Director Adrian Dunn. See the St. Martin’s Choir as you have never seen them before.



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ARISE – Screening at St. Martin’s March 7th @11:00am.

Narrated by Daryl Hannah, Arise is an award winning documentary that captures the portraits and stories of extraordinary women around the world who are coming together to heal the injustices against the earth, weaves together poetry, music, art and stunning scenery to create a hopeful and collective story that inspires us to work for the earth.

Directer by Lori Joyce and Candice Orlando (mother daughter team)
Executive Producer is Molly Ross

This is an International Women’s Day Program with a 5-10 minute post-film group discussion followed by 15-25 minutes  moderated Q&A with a panel consisting of: Marnie Ware – Prosser Community Garden, Annamaria Leon – Christy Webber Farm and Gardens, Maggie Leininger – Industrious Anarchy Socially Sustainable Textiles, and our own Raina Long – Urban Gardener, Youth Mentor, Artist.

Sty Stone and the Sanctified Church

Much has been made about the role of Soul artists like Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin and Sam Cooke in the mainstreaming of the black church aesthetic. Surely when The Edwin Hawkins singers logged a major cross-over hit with “Oh Happy Day” in 1969, they could point to the aforementioned artists as well as Mahalia Jackson’s historic appearance at the 1955 Newport Jazz Festival as laying the groundwork for their success. Less talked about is the role of Sly & the Family Stone in introducing the Black church aesthetic to pop music audiences. When the group debuted in 1967 with A Continue Reading →