Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28Volume 23, Issue 1, January 2017 © 2017 St. Martin’s Episcopal Church The Star (USPS 013-054) is published monthly by St. Martin’s Episcopal Church. Periodicals postage paid at Houston, TX. Address changes may be emailed to All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A. Postmaster Send address changes to St. Martin’s Episcopal Church 717 Sage Road Houston, TX 77056-2199 PERIODICALS POSTAGE PAID HOUSTON, TX PERMIT NO. 013-054 717 Sage Road Houston, TX 77056 WORSHIP SERVICES With an emphasis on beautiful liturgy and excellence in music, worship at St. Martin’s provides an opportunity to give thanks and praise to God. Rite I is the form regularly used. All Christians baptized in the name of the Trinity are welcome to receive Holy Eucharist in the Episcopal Church. SUNDAY 8:00 a.m.  Holy Eucharist, The Church Spoken service with sermon 9:00 a.m.  Holy Eucharist (first, third and fifth Sundays) or Morning Prayer (second and fourth Sundays), The Church Family service with hymns, anthems and full Choir; feast days and other special events may affect the 9:00 a.m. worship schedule. 9:15 a.m. Family Table, Holy Eucharist, Old Church Family-friendly contemporary worship 11:15 a.m.  Holy Eucharist, The Church Traditional service with hymns, anthems and full Choir 11:15 a.m. The Altar, Holy Eucharist, Old Church Contemporary worship for all ages 6:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist, The Church Traditional service with hymns, choir and organist; casual attire Healing prayer, or prayer for any need, is offered after each service in The Church in the Patron’s Chapel located to the left of the Altar. Child care is available for newborns – pre-K for all Sunday morning services. For the sermon schedule and sermon audio, visit Audio copies of Sunday sermons also are available through the Bookstore & Gift Shoppe for just $4. WEDNESDAY 7:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Chapel Noon Holy Eucharist followed by the Sacrament of Healing (Holy Unction), Chapel 6:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist, Chapel The Order of St. Luke the Physician offers a Healing Prayer service from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the Old Church on the first Wednesday of each month.