April 6, 2014

The final Lenten Wednesday Evening Prayer Service in the Manhattan North Inter Parish Council 2014 series will be April 9 at 7:00 p.m. at Church of the Crucifixion, 459 West 149t  Street.

 Regular Happenings at St. Mary’s Church

 Thank you for joining us for worship today! There are many exciting opportunities to serve and get involved in the ministries of St. Mary’s. Feel free to contact the church office at 212-864-4013 for more information and to join in.

 Ecclesia, every Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in Marcus Garvey Park: St. Mary’s is the lead congregation on the 1st Sunday of each month. We always need some volunteers to help prepare and serve the “Second Meal” following the service.

Birthday Baptism and Blessings Every first Sunday of each month

Healing Prayer Every third Sunday of each month

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

 Episcopal Church Women meets every third Sunday of the month following the 10:00 a.m. Church Service.

The Vestry meets on the fourth Sunday of every month at 12 noon. All are invited.

Property Committee meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. If interested in attending please see Liz Mellen.

 Miriam, Mark and Marx Gospel/Social Activism Group convenes on the last Thursday of every month at 6:00 p.m. in the St. Francis Chapel (back of the sanctuary). The next meeting is on April 11, Comrades from far and wide welcomed. Meet, eat, & defeat! For information on M,M&M. and Pastoral Care; please contact Mr. Jim White at (646)672-6186

 Men’s Prayer Group meets every last Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.

 Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group meets every other Wednesday 3:30-5:00 p.m. in the rectory living room. New members always welcome. Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support. The next meeting will soon be posted.

 Fundraising Committee needs YOU party planners!! to help put together some truly unique upcoming events! See Lisa or email: lisa.marie.slocum@gmail.com.

 Free! Movies Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00pm. Next movie night movies will be posted soon…So come for fellowship, the movie, popcorn, and fun… as always volunteers are needed!

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March 30, 2014

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

St. Mary’s is delighted to welcome as guest preacher today Br. James Michael Dowd, a monk in the Order of the Holy Cross. He entered the community in September of 2006 and made his simple vows in March of 2009. He was born in Queens, NY, and, prior to entering, pursued a career as a director in the theater and in live events staged for television. Jim currently serves as the Guest master of Holy Cross Monastery in West Park, NY, and is the Director of Outreach and Peace Ministries, spearheading the monastery’s work with the poor and infirm in the Hudson Valley. He also plans the monthly peace vigils and writes and teaches about the Christian peace witness.

                              April 6, 2014 Vox Novus/New York Concert                                                                               Vox Novus/New York women composers collaborative concert. The program will feature works by Elisenda Fabregas, Joyce Hope Suskind, Rain Worthington, Hilary Tann and others. International casts of performers & composers. curated by Nailah Nombeko

                                                                                                                                           Manhattan North Inter Parish Council 2014                                                                           Wednesdays in Lenten Evening Prayer Services 7:00pm                                               followed by light Lenten refreshment and fellowship

DATE                                            LOCATION                           ADDRESS                                                     

April 2, 2014                  St Ambrose Church                                  9 West 130th Street 

                                                                                                                

April 9, 2014                  Church of the Crucifixion                459 West 149th Street

                                                                                                    

 Miriam, Mark and Marx Gospel/Social Activism convenes on April 11, all are welcome.

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March 23, 2014

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

 April 6, 2014 Vox Novus/New York Concert

 Vox Novus/New York women composers collaborative concert. The program will feature works by Elisenda Fabregas, Joyce Hope Suskind, Rain Worthington, Hilary Tann and others. International casts of performers & composers. curated by Nailah Nomber.                                                                                                                                    Manhattan North Inter Parish Council 2014                                       Wednesdays in Lenten Evening Prayer Services 7:00 pm,                                                                     followed by light Lenten refreshment and fellowship

DATE                                            LOCATION                           ADDRESS                                 April 2, 2014                  St Ambrose Church                                  9 West 130th          

April 9, 2014                  Church of the Crucifixion                        459 West 149th                                                                                                  Street Amsterdam & Convent Ave 

 Miriam, Mark and Marx Gospel/Social Activism convenes on April 11, all are welcome.

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March 16, 2014

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

Next week, Sunday March 23rd, is St. Mary’s Annual Meeting, 12:00 noon to 2:00pm all are welcome. Elections for Warden (1) and Vestry (3-4 positions) find out what’s happening with the Rectory Renovations and our Rector Search! Learn about the Annual budget! See other reports from our many programs and committees. Lunch will be served.  We look forward.                                                  to seeing you at St. Mary’s!

Manhattan North Inter Parish Council 2014 Wednesdays in Lenten Evening Prayer Services 7:00 pm,  followed by light Lenten refreshment and fellowship

 DATE                                            LOCATION                           ADDRESS

 March 19, 2014  Cathedral of St. John the Divine1047  Amsterdam Avenue       March 26, 2014     St. Mary’s Manhattanville           521 West 126th Street             April 2, 2014          St Ambrose Church            9 West 130th Street 5th                          April 9, 2014        Church of the Crucifixion              459 West 149th Street

St. Mary’s will be hosting the Manhattan North Interparish Council Lenten Service on Wednesday, March 26. Please come and welcome members of our sister Harlem parishes. Also, please help us to show hospitality by signing up to bring a dish, dessert or drinks for the refreshments after the service.

 

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March 9, 2014

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

Sunday March 23rd, is St. Mary’s Annual Meeting, 12:00 noon to 2:00pm all are welcome. Elections for Warden (1) and Vestry (3-4 positions) find out what’s happening with the Rectory Renovations and our Rector Search! Learn about the Annual budget! See other reports from our many programs and committees. Lunch will be served. We look forward to seeing you at St. Mary’s!

Manhattan North Inter Parish Council 2014Wednesdays in Lenten Evening Prayer Sevices  7:00 pm, followed by light Lenten refreshment and fellowship 

DATE                                           LOCATION                                  ADDRESS

March 12, 2014          Church of St Edward the Martyr         14 East 109 Street,                                                                                                                                                                  5th & Madison                                                                                                                                                                                 March 19, 2014       Cathedral of St. John the Divine             1047 Amsterdam     March 26, 2014              St. Mary’s Manhattanville              521 West 126th Street

April 2, 2014               St Ambrose Church                                  9 West 130th Street   April 9, 2014                  Church of the Crucifixion                 459 West 149th Street

St. Mary’s will be hosting the Manhattan North Interparish Council Lenten Service on Wednesday, March 26. Please come and welcome members of our sister Harlem parishes. Also, please help us to show hospitality by signing up to bring a dish, dessert or drinks for the refreshments after the service. 

March 16, please welcome our guest Preacher, Johan Johnson from                 Church of St Edward the Martyr

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February 23, 2014

                                            Good Morning and welcome to St. Mary’s Church!                                                                                              “Poetry Sunday”                                                                                     Today, St. Mary’s Annual Poetry Sunday Readings                                                            do you have a favorite poem you’d like to read.                                                 Today, Vestry members Meeting, meeting start at 12: noon,                     all are welcome

         Sunday March 23rd, is St. Mary’s Annual Meeting, 12:00 noon to 2:00pm               Elections for Warden (1) and Vestry (3-4 positions) Find out what’s happening with the Rectory Renovations and our Rector Search! Learn about the Annual budget! See other reports from our many programs and committees. Lunch will be served. We look forward to seeing you at St. Mary’s!

SPANISH -GOTHIC MARDI GRAS. March 1, Food, cash bar, great dance band, entertainment, raffles. Masks Required (available at the door or bring your own!)                Tickets will be available online at StMarysHarlem.org/Special Events http://stmarysharlem.wordpress.com/special-events/    Scroll down until you see the “DONATIONS” button! Or see a St. Mary’s members at the door.  Great way to get rid of those winter blues! So Mark your calendars, tell your friends and get involved. We need lots of willing hands to make this another unforgettable evening for St. Mary’s. Please see Dwayne Lavender or Eva Green to see how you can help out,                           After all Winter Weather, a Party is just What You Need!!.      

 The fundraising committee needs YOU!  Is there an event we’ve done over the last three or four years that you’d like to organize & make sure happens in 2014?  We will supply any info on how we’ve done it (including contacts, etc.) and a bunch of helpful volunteers, too.  but our organizers are pooped!  please come help us!!!

Saturday Outreach & Ecclesia (1st & last Sunday of every month) we need vehicle support to bring food to East Harlem. Anyone with a driver’s license or a car, please help!                                                             

Do you LOVE to sing and praise the Lord God? Why not join St. Mary’s Choir!! Please pray on it… and then see Janet Dorman, our Choir Director. Rehearsals are Wednesdays 5-pm and Sundays before the service. The Worship Committee also welcomes input on hymn selection.

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February 16, 2014

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

 Today Sunday, February 16, please give a worm welcome to our guest    preacher for Interfaith Power & Light National Preach-In on Climate                                                                         Change.                                                                                       Our guest preacher, Steve Knight, a Green Faith fellow and advocate for green divestment, has been working with Liz, including a site visit, to prepare for his Sunday with us. Steve has also offered to give an adult education forum after the service on proposals for divestment, but I am not sure whether we have accepted that invitation.

 Sunday February 23, is St. Mary’s Annual Poetry Sunday Readings, do you have a favorite poem you’d like to read let Radford Arindell know at rarrindell11@gmail.com. Put “Poetry Sunday” in the Subject line.  He’ll put you on the reading list for Feb 23, 10: am service,

Also, Feb 23, is our Vestry members Meeting, meeting start at 12: noon, all are welcome

SPANISH -GOTHIC MARDI GRAS. Food, cash bar, great dance band, entertainment, raffles. Masks Required (available at the door or bring your own!) Tickets will be available online, through fellow St. Mary’s members or at the door.  Great way to get rid of those winter blues! So Mark your calendars, tell your friends and get involved. We need lots of willing hands to make this another unforgettable evening for St. Mary’s. Please see Eva Green to see how you can help out After all this Winter Weather, a Party is just What You Need!!.                                                                                                       

The fundraising committee needs YOU!  Is there an event we’ve done over the last three or four years that you’d like to organize & make sure happens in 2014?  We will supply any info on how we’ve done it (including contacts, etc.) and a bunch of helpful volunteers, too.  but our organizers are pooped!  please come help us!!!

 Saturday Outreach & Ecclesia (1st & last Sunday of every month) we need vehicle support to bring food to East Harlem. Anyone with a driver’s license or a car, please help!                                                        

Do you LOVE to sing and praise the Lord God? Why not join St. Mary’s Choir!! Please pray on it… and then see Janet Dorman, our Choir Director. Rehearsals are Wednesdays 5-7 pm and Sundays before the service. The Worship Committee also welcomes input on hymn selection.

 

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