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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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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