October 19, 2014

Good Morning and welcome to St. Mary’s Church!

 ECW Prayer Group meets following the 10:00 a.m. Church Service.  All are welcome!

On Monday, October 27, 3:00 to 5:00, free flu shots will be available at St. Mary’s Food Pantry (in the undercroft) sponsored by Harlem Hospital Center

 Thursday, October 30, 7:30pm.  St. Mary’s Halloween Silent Film Organ Fundraiser!  Showing F.W. Murnau’s “Faust,” 1926 w/ live organ accompaniment improvised by St. Mary’s own Ishmael Wallace.  Film starts at 8pm, $15 in advance, $20 at the door.  Food, Wine & Old-Time movie snacks will be available for sale.  Come support St. Mary’s, see a classic silent film, listen to some beautiful live music & spend hall0ween (eve) together!

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church la iglesia Episcopal de Santa Maria 521 w. 126th St. (Amsterdam & Broadway)  Harlem, NYC (NOTE: Thrift Shop has stairs. tiene escaleras)

Thrift.StMarys@Gmail.com • 212-864-4013 proceeds support st. mary’s episcopal church and its mission to serve the homeless and hungry people of harlem. los ingresos apoyan la iglesia episcopal de santa maria y su misión de servir a las personas sin hogar y hambrientos de harlem

Our annual kid’s Halloween party is on Friday, October 31.   For more information Please Call St. Mary’s Church at 212-864-4013 Monday-Friday from 9am to 1pm.

 

 

 

 

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October 5, 2014

Good Morning and welcome to St. Mary’s Church!

Today First Sunday; Birthday Baptism and Blessing: All are welcome

SLAVERY HERE AND NOW” A Forum to raise awareness of Human Trafficking locally & recognize the call to action. Thursday   October 23, 2014   6:30 PM St. Aloysius Church 219 West 132 St., (between 7th & 8th Aves  ) – Scanlon Room Panel presentations from local area service providers and law enforcement with consideration of possibilities for action.             Light refreshments.  Pope Francis, Message of Easter 2013                                                “Human trafficking is the most extensive form of slavery in this twenty-first century!”     RSVP to St Aloysius Church 917-261-6507  Monday through Friday 9:00-5:00

 On Monday, October 27, 3:00 to 5:00, free flu shots will be available at St. Mary’s Food Pantry (in the undercroft) sponsored by Harlem Hospital Center

Thursday, October 30, 7:30pm.  St. Mary’s Halloween Silent Film Organ Fundraiser!  Showing F.W. Murnau’s “Faust,” 1926 w/ live organ accompaniment improvised by St. Mary’s own Ishmael Wallace.  Film starts at 8pm, $15 in advance, $20 at the door.  Food, Wine & Old-Time movie snacks will be available for sale.  Come support St. Mary’s, see a classic silent film, listen to some beautiful live music & spend hall0ween (eve) together!

Our annual kid’s Halloween party is on Friday, October 31.                                         For more information Please Call St. Mary’s Church at 212-864-4013                                       Monday-Friday from 9am to 1pm.

St. Mary’s Episcopal Churchla iglesia Episcopal de Santa Maria                              521 w. 126th St. (Amsterdam & Broadway)  Harlem, NYC (NOTE: Thrift Shop                      has stairs. tiene escaleras)

Thrift.StMarys@Gmail.com • 212-864-4013 proceeds support st. mary’s episcopal church and its mission to serve the homeless and hungry people of harlem. los ingresos apoyan la iglesia episcopal de santa maria y su misión de servir a las personas sin hogar y hambrientos de harlem.

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Semptember 21, 2014

 

                             Good Morning and Welcome to St. Mary’s Church!    

                      Today, Sunday, September 21, 3:00 p.m.                                                                 Harlem Chamber Players’ Season Opening Concert.                                              Guest artist, virtuoso pianist David Berry.  Music of Bach,                              Brahms,  Bruch, Caine and Weiss.                               

Episcopal Church Women’s meeting following the 10:00 a.m. Church Service.

Saturday, September 27.  Zero to Freedom Fashion Showcase!  Tickets are $10 in advance.    For information call the church office at 212-864-4013.

 Sunday, September 28, 1:30 p.m.  What a Neighborhood’s concert, Abundance, in the Sanctuary, celebrating the musicians of Claremont Avenue and Tiemann Place. Music by Tom DeMott, Laurence Goldman, Anthony Piccolo, and many other neighbors. Suggested donation $10, no one turned away!

 Saturday, October 4, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Inaugural “Breadhouse” at St. Mary’s.  Join us to learn to make homemade bread or to teach others your own special recipe!  Bread baking lessons from 5:00-6:00.  Then games, performances, and hang-out time while we wait for the bread to rise and bake.  Kids welcome!!  See flyer for sign-up and contact information.

 Thursday, October 30, 7:30pm.  St. Mary’s Halloween Silent Film Organ Fundraiser!  Showing F.W. Murnau’s “Faust,” 1926 w/ live organ accompaniment improvised by St. Mary’s own Ishmael Wallace.  Film starts at 8pm, $15 in advance, $20 at the door.  Food, Wine & Old-Time movie snacks will be available for sale.  Come support St. Mary’s, see a classic silent film, listen to some beautiful live music & spend hall0ween (eve) together!

 

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                                            THANK YOU ST. MARY’S!

IF YOU HAVE HAD A CONVERSATION WITH ANYONE AT ST. MARY’S, IF YOU HAVE PRAYED FOR ANY COMMITTEE, IF YOU HAVE LISTENED, HUGGED, COUNSELED, LENT A SHOULDER, IF YOU HAVE SMILED, WAVED OR VOLUNTEERED, YOU HAVE SHOWN THE WORLD WHO ST. MARY’S IS AND YOU HAVE HELPED TO CALL OUR NEW RECTOR.  SO…

 FOR SHARING YOUR THOUGHTS ON WHAT KIND OF RECTOR YOU WANT FOR ST. MARYS, THANK YOU!

 FOR PARTICIPATING IN APPRECIATIVE INQUIRY AND TALKING AND WRITING ABOUT THE BEST OF ST. MARY’S AND THE QUALITIES YOU’D LIKE TO SEE IN OUR NEXT RECTOR, THANK YOU!

 FOR SERVING ON THE SEARCH COMMITTEE AND HELPING TO WRITE UP OUR PARISH PROFILE, FOR SIFTING THROUGH DOZENS OF CONFIDENTIAL APPLICATIONS, MEETING WITH AND INTERVIEWING MANY, MANY CANDIDATES, THANK YOU!

 FOR SERVING ON THE VESTRY, MEETING WITH AND INTERVIEWING THE FINALISTS, AND COMING TO A CONSENSUS ON THE CANDIDATE THAT BEST FITS THE QUALITIES THE CONGREGATION HAS LONG BEEN SEEKING, THANK YOU!

 IT’S BEEN 2 LONG YEARS, BUT THANK YOU, ST. MARY’S, BECAUSE WE’VE DONE IT — AND WE DID IT TOGETHER!!!

INTRODUCING (BRIEFLY, MUCH MUCH MORE TO COME SOON),                                     THE REV. MARY FOULKE, ED.D!  FORMERLY A SENIOR ASSOCIATE PRIEST AT ST. LUKE IN THE FIELDS IN NYC AND CHAPLAIN OF THE ST. LUKE’S SCHOOL, SHE SERVES AS CO-CHAIR OF THE DIOCESE OF NY’S REPARATIONS COMMITTEE AND EXHIBITS A DEEP GROUNDING IN THE EPISCOPAL FAITH, A PROFOUND COMMITMENT TO SOCIAL JUSTICE, A COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP STYLE AND A PARTICULAR AFFINITY FOR YOUTH MINISTRIES.  WE EXPECT TO WELCOME HER VERY SOON!

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September 14, 2014

Good Morning and Welcome to St. Mary’s Church! 

ECW Prayer Group meets second Sundays following the 10:00 a.m. service. All women are welcome.  Please join us!    

        Sun. sept. 14th 12pm-5pm                                                                                                                ST. Mary’s Thrift Shop                                                                                                            Tienda De Segunda Mano De Santa Maria                                                                                      pre-grand opening party w/ live music refreshments                                                            fiesta de pre-inauguración con música en vivo y refrescos                                                             

Sunday, September 21, 3:00 p.m.  Harlem Chamber Players’ Season Opening Concert.  Guest artist, virtuoso pianist David Berry.  Music of Bach, Brahms, Bruch, Caine and Weiss.

Saturday, September 27.  Zero to Freedom Fashion Showcase!  Tickets are $10 in advance.    For information call the church office at 212-864-4013.

Sunday, September 28, 1:30 p.m.  What a Neighborhood’s concert, Abundance, in the Sanctuary, celebrating the musicians of Claremont Avenue and Tiemann Place. Music by Tom DeMott, Laurence Goldman, Anthony Piccolo, and many other neighbors. Suggested donation $10, no one turned away!

Saturday, October 4, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Inaugural “Breadhouse” at St. Mary’s.  Join us to learn to make homemade bread or to teach others your own special recipe!  Bread baking lessons from 5:00-6:00.  Then games, performances, and hang-out time while we wait for the bread to rise and bake.  Kids welcome!!  See flyer for sign-up and contact information.

 Thursday, October 30, 7:30pm.  St. Mary’s Halloween Silent Film Organ Fundraiser!  Showing F.W. Murnau’s “Faust,” 1926 w/ live organ accompaniment improvised by St. Mary’s own Ishmael Wallace.  Film starts at 8pm, $15 in advance, $20 at the door.  Food, Wine & Old-Time movie snacks will be available for sale.  Come support St. Mary’s, see a classic silent film, listen to some beautiful live music & spend hall0ween (eve) together!

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July 27, 2014

Good Morning and Welcome to St. Mary’s Church!

                                       Ice Cream Social today, After Church:                                                  The Rev. Canon K. Jeanne Person has had a tradition, throughout her ordained ministry, of hosting an ice cream social after church on the Sunday closest to her birthday. This summer, it will be at St. Mary’s! If you have a favorite flavor, please tell Jeanne. Ask her the story behind the tradition!

 Today,  During the service. Special farewell to this year’s Interns and recognition of Sarah Nazimova-Baum for years as Director, NY Intern Program.

Miriam, Mark and Marx Gospel/Social Activism Group will meet this Thursday July 31, at 6:pmall are welcome.

Sunday, August 3.    Rectory  Renovation  Celebration.                                                     After the 10:00 a.m. service.  Ceremonies in the Garden.                                                    Prayers of thanks. Rectory tours. Appreciation to architect, contractor and crew!               Special luncheon food and drink.

Volunteers are needed for Saturday’s outreach program;                                            please come help St. Mary’s continue to service the people of this community by   preparing meals for them, we start at 12 noon and finish at 3:00

 Paper works;                                                                                                                                     The Church needs congregational help with the cats on the premises.                                        We now need news paper and plenty of it… feel free to drop off your old or new, news papers at the church office.

 

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July 20, 2014

 Today, July 20th, St. Mary’s Vestry Meeting is at 12:00 noon.                                                                           All are welcome

                     Ice Cream Social on Sunday, July 27, After Church:                               The Rev. Canon K. Jeanne Person has had a tradition, throughout her ordained ministry,  of hosting an ice cream social after church on the Sunday closest to her birthday. This summer, it will be at St. Mary’s! If you have a favorite flavor, please tell Jeanne. Ask her the story behind the tradition!

Sunday, August 3.    Rectory  Renovation  Celebration.                                                   After the 10:00 a.m. service.  Ceremonies in the Garden. Prayers of thanks. Rectory tours. Appreciation to architect, contractor and crew! Special luncheon food and drink.

Volunteers are needed for Saturday’s outreach program;                                           please come help St. Mary’s continue to service the people of this community by  preparing meals for them, we start at 12 noon and finish at 3:00

Paper works;                                                                                                                               The Church needs congregational help with the cats on the premises.                                       We now need news paper and plenty of it… feel free to drop off your old or new, news papers at the church office.

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