Spirit of the Wilderness Episcopal Church

                                                                       

“Inviting Mystery, Embracing Compassion, Encountering Christ”

 
 
 

6 Years -  Episcopal Church Community in Cook County, MN


Church Services at 10:30 AM on Sundays

at the Historic Maple Hill Church

County Road 54 (off the Gunflint Trail just past

the Gunflint Hills Golf Course).  Click Location tab for a map and driving instructions.

Everyone is Welcome

The Rev. Dr. Mary Ellen Ashcroft, Vicar

The Rev. Carolyn Schmidt, Assisting Priest


P.O. Box 1115, Grand Marais, MN  55604

For information call 218-387-1536

Now on FaceBook:  https://www.facebook.com/SpiritoftheWilderness

We are a liturgical, inclusive community.

 

Click!! to download a copy of our 2015 Pledge Card..

Volunteer Schedule!!  As a ministry-centered Church many individuals participate in all aspects of our weekly worship.  To download a current copy click: SOTW 2015 June 7-Aug. 9.pdf


To volunteer to fill a slot please contact Ellen Stubbs at 663-7298 or estubbs290@aol.com

Prayer Chain:  We now have a prayer chain.  Please contact Patsy Coleman to add someone with prayer needs, or if you’d like to hear of (and pray about) requests.  pcoleman@chem.wayne.edu

To Contact:  Our Vicar, the Rev. Dr. Mary Ellen Ashcroft:  <spiritwilderness@boreal.org> or  218-387-1536

Upcoming Events:


July 1st: Bishop’s Committee, Clinic, 6:30-8:00 Please get any concerns/ideas to wardens Milan Schmidt or Karen Halbersleben.

July 12th: Post church social at Hedstrom’s House of Holy Happenings—we’ll have a visitor who is on sabbatical from Baltimore and wants to know more about SOTW.

July 14th: Ruby’s Pantry

August 3-5:  Women’s canoe trip.

August 9: Social after church at Coleman’s on Clearwater Lake.  Bon Voyage for Mary Ellen!

Adult Forums (After Church):

July 19th: Adult forum — Amber Todd presenting on her interfaith work at Hamline University.

Aug. 2: Adult forum — Mary Ellen will present on her sabbatical plans.

August 16th:  Adult forum on end of life issues with Milan and Ellen.

    Bishop’s Committee:

      Milan Schmidt, Senior Warden

        Karen Halbersleben, Junior Warden

        Tim Kennedy, Treasurer

        Kathy Sullivan

        Karen Kobey

        Bob Padzieski

        Bonnie Gay Hedstrom

        Karl Hansen, Book Keeper

        Vicar:  Mary Ellen Ashcroft

Weddings!!  For wedding rentals call  Gail Hedstrom at 218-387-2947


 

Photos by Ellen Stubbs