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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July 6, 2014

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

Thank you to all who provided the repast after the funeral Tuesday for                                                                Rhonda Mendoza.                                                                     Her family and friends who attended are grateful.   

SATURDAY JULY 12!! GINORMOUS FLEA MARKET, Please bring your donations to the church sanctuary from Monday, July 7th through Friday, July 11th.  We’re collecting gently used clothing, shoes, accessories, sporting equipment, electronics, housewares, cd’s & dvd’s, books, WASHED & DRIED bedding, jewelry, religious articles, etc.  We’re planning to have delicious food (a food organizing volunteer is needed), fun games (including our famous “dunking” machine!) and outside vendors as well. Please have vendor contacts call the church office.  and let us know if you’d like to volunteer.                                                             It’ll be FUN, FUN, FUN!

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

Head’s up and help St Mary’s                                                                                                The Churchneeds congregational help with the cats on the premises.                                   We need to catch them, have them neuter and find homes for most of them…

 

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Ginormous Flea Market, Saturday, July 13, 2014

St. Mary’s Ginormous Flea Market is coming up!

Help support St. Mary’s by donating gently used items, volunteering on July 13 and the week before, and by coming out to the Ginormous Flea Market.

Learn more by going to the Special Events page on this website

http://stmarysharlem.wordpress.com/special-events/

Donations will be accepted at the church beginning at 1pm on Sunday, July 6th 1pm to 5pm; Mon. – Fri. 6pm – 9pm; Weds. and Fri. 1pm to 5pm — Volunteers please write to Celia at StMarys.flea@gmail.com.

So come out, volunteer, shop, eat, play, and have fun!

Feel free to print out the flyer and share with your friends and neighbors!

Ginormous-2014-flyer

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June 8, 2014

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

Manhattan North Inter-Parish Council                                                                              Tickets are now available for the Annual Celebration Friday, June 13, 2014 at All Souls Church 88 St. Nicholas Avenue, New York, Donation Adults $40.00 For more information contact St. Mary’s Church Office    

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:pm

 Head’s up and help St Mary’s                                                                                                         The Church needs congregational help with the cats on the premises.                                     We need to catch them, have them neuter and find homes for most of them…

 

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May 18, 2014

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

Today at 1:30 pm St. Mary’s very own Ishmael Wallace and a flock of neighborhood composers, will offer a concert, Looking Back, Looking Forward, honoring Ms. Estelle Bennett, a former member of St. Mary’s Church Choir and a former member of the 60’s R&B group the “Ronettes”.  Suggested donation: $10.00 and we are wheelchair accessible

                        Manhattan North Inter-Parish Council                                                        Tickets are now available for the Annual Celebration Friday, June 13, 2014 at All Souls Church 88 St. Nicholas Avenue, New York Donation Adults $40.00  For more information contact Daine Pollard at (212) 932-0941 or by email dbpsd4u@aol.com 

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:pm 

                                                         Head’s up and help St Mary’s                                                 The Church needs congregational help with the cats on the premises. We need to catch them, have them neuter and find homes for most of them…

 

 

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May 4 2014

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

                 Special  Mother’s Day Service of Morning Prayer                                     Sunday May 11, at 8:00 and 10:00 am service 

                                   Mother’s Day Special Event                                                                      A special dinner for all the Mother’s of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church come, eat, meet and greet. Sunday May 11th 2014, 12:00 to 3:oo pm For more information and to makedonations please see Kym Roberts or Shirrell Patterson

 New York City CROP Hunger Walk Sunday, May 4, 2014 • New York, NY                                    Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, 337                                                Registration: 1:00 p.m., Walk: 2:00 p.m.                                                                       The money raised by CROP Hunger Walk supports the Church World Service hunger ministries and helps communities access safe water. Money that you donate will be matched by the Feinstein Foundation. Please donate as generously as you can!  Episcopal Charities Sunday, May 11. Episcopal Charities supports food programs and children’s programs in the Diocese. Please give generously!

Head’s up and help St Mary’s                                                                                                            The Church needs congregational help with the cats on the premises.                                   We need to catch them, neuter them and find homes for most of them…

 


 

 

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April 13, 2014

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE:

Wednesday, April 16th, 6:30 pm:                                                                                              Tenebrae service: Chants and readings, ending in the light of one candle.

Maundy Thursday, April 17th, 6:30 pm:                                                                                Washing of the feet plus Eucharist and stripping of the altar, followed by an Agape supper in the Parish House.

 Garden of Repose:                                                                                                                       Keeping watch with Christ in one-hour meditation time periods beginning 9:00 pm Thursday and throughout the night. Sign-up sheet available beginning Palm Sunday.

 Good Friday, April 18th, 12:00 noon.                                                                                    Good Friday liturgy. Reading of the Passion. Veneration of the Cross.  Followed by Stations of the Cross from the Iona Community at 1:30pm.

Holy Saturday, April 19th, 12:00 noon.                                                                     Prayer service in the Garden of Repose (or perhaps outdoors).

 Easter Egg Dyeing Party!                                                                                                           at 3:00 pm Saturday 4/19 in the Undercroft.  Bring any children you know.  Bring yourself and prepare to get reacquainted with your inner child, in preparation for Easter Sunday. To donate one-dozen hard-cooked eggs, email shirrellpatterson22@gmail.com.

Easter Sunday:                                                                                                                              8am service beginning in the garden with the Lighting of the Paschal Candle. 10:00 am service, with Baptism and guest musicians: April Armstrong, soprano; Nabate Isles, trumpet; Ishmael Wallace, piano.

 Easter Egg Hunt                                                                                                                             is immediately following 10:00 am service!                                                                                   12:00 noon Children 3 to 6 first; children 7 to 10 after that.

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