Saints Martha and Mary Episcopal Church

To be a people of God, inviting others to seek and serve Christ



Father Joe Hopwood, Rector

Father Joe is known for his caring manner, children’s story-time, thoughtful sermons and great sense of humor. Father Joe is a serious priest who does not take himself seriously. He is a former junior high school science teacher and a college biology professor. As a father of four children and ten grandchildren, Father Joe and his wife, Barbara, understand the real world needs and concerns of others. They have been at Saints Martha and Mary since 2002.


Father Bruce Henne, Retired Priest

Father Bruce, a native of Michigan, moved here from Idaho. Father Bruce and Father Joe have been friends for more than 30 years. Father Bruce has a humorous and teaching preaching style that emphasizes how our lives connect with the Gospel. He does not preach from text or even from the lectern. If you are looking for a “high church” service, you won’t find it here. Father Bruce says he has, “a hard time not giggling if there were a high church service with many candles, incense and formality. Fr. Bruce and his wife, Penny, have two sons and four grandchildren. They been at Saints Martha and Mary since September 2008.

Upcoming Events


May., 28 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am


Jun., 03 2017 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Jun., 04 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am


Jun., 11 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am


Jun., 18 2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am


Saints Martha and Mary Episcopal Church
4180 Lexington Avenue South
Eagan, Minnesota 55123

Phone: 651-681-0219

On the corner of Lexington Ave S and Diffley Rd


Sundays, 9:30 AM Holy Eucharist (Communion)
with story time for children of all ages

Communion is open to all baptized persons