St. Martin’s is committed to community. Jesus’ call to “love thy neighbor” is realized with our neighbors in Chestnut Hill, our regional neighbors in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley, and our national and international community. Five years ago, the congregation engaged a process called “Nominate Your Causes” to discover what our community engagement priorities should be at St. Martin’s. Through a process of polling the congregation and conversations at Parish Forum, we landed squarely on three top priorities which would direct our community engagement efforts:
American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (AFEDJ) raises funds for humanitarian work of the Diocese of Jerusalem and its institutions so it may better serve the needs of all people in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine and Israel. We pray for an end to violence in the Holy Land.
The Climate Action Team is a group of people concerned about global warming and seeking a prayerful and hope- and faith-filled approach to solving this problem. We offer programs, liturgies, and actions with the goal of lessening our collective impact on this beautiful planet.
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