The Long Shadow documentary showing at St. Martin’s for MLK Jr. weekend


The Long Shadown poster thumbnailThe Episcopal Diocese of Chicago
is honored to present
The Long Shadow
in its ongoing work on “Pathways to Racial Reconciliation”
and in recognition and celebration of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

St. Martin’s Episcopal Church
5700 W. Midway Park, Chicago, IL
4:00 p.m. Sat., Jan. 19, 2019

The Long Shadow is a powerful documentary about the origins and legacy of slavery. Investigative journalist Frances Causey explores her family history of slaveholding from America’s founding through its insidious ties to racism in America today. We encourage you to see this insightful documentary. Then join the conversation following the viewing to participate in the movement to build greater understanding and promote racial reconciliation and healing. Learn more about what you can do to change hearts and minds on the issue of race.

An RSVP by January 17 would be appreciated.
Please click here to RSVP with our partner organization, Together is Better Alliance, NFP, or email Carolyn at

BACKSACK, International is a social enterprise currently partnering with Filmmaker Frances Causey on the skin disconnect which addresses the insidious issue of racism. Visit for more information


St. Martin’s screens “Same God” documentary on Sunday, January 27th


Same God poster thumbnailSame God” a documentary film that tells the story of Professor Larycia Hawkins, an associate professor of political science at Wheaton College who was suspended by the administration for saying Muslims and Christians worship the same God. The film will be screened on Sunday January 27, 2019 at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church located at 5700 West 


Midway Park Chicago, Illinois 60644- Phone 773 378-8111. The location is accessible and there is open seating. It was her theology, not her hijab, that sent tremors throughout the administration of the evangelical college. A panel discussion and Q&A with Dr. Hawkins and invited guest speaker, Dr. Michael Mangis will follow immediately after the screening. Doors open at 6:30pm. Film starts at 7pm. Tickets or general admission are $10 and $7 for students with a valid ID. Join us for an evening of unity, wisdom and community in the new year 2019.


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Feast of Saint Martin/Fr. Griffin’s 8th Anniversary



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Join us Sunday, November 11th to celebrate the 8th Anniversary of Fr. Griffin’s official installation as Vicar of Saint Martin’s Episcopal Church.


Fr Chris Griffin

Although Fr. Griffin was installed in November, we claimed him as our own the first day he preached in March of 2010.


Service starts at 10:00 AM where we will honor our patron, Saint Martin of Tours. Afterwards we have the feast of Saint Martin and celebrate Fr. Griffin’s installation.