April 19, 2015

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

                                          Harlem Holistic Wellness Week                                                       Saturday, April 25 at 1:30 pm in St. Nicholas Park – 8th Annual Harlem            Celebration of World Tai Chi and QiGong (co-sponsored by St. Mary’s)

                               ST. Mary’s Episcopal Church Presents                                                                 The  Harlem Chambers Players Spring Finale Concert                                                                      Featuring Music for Winds                                                                                                 Sunday April 26, 2015 at 3:00 pm                                                           for more information: http://harlemchamberplayers.org/postcards_html/2014-2015_concert_announcements/spring_finale_concert_4-26-2015.html

 Wednesday, April 29, 7 pm “Truth to Power” Evensong to celebrate the Feast Day of St. Catherine of Siena, an ecumenical service with Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church at St. Mary’s; reception to follow.

Save the date: May 2-3, 2015 – St. Mary’s hosts Indaba Weekend                                   with guests from St. James’ Hyde Park and St. John’s, Wilmot, New Rochelle; hosts are needed for overnight guests Saturday, May 2.                         To participate or ask questions, please contact stmarysharlem@gmail.com                          or 212-864-4013.

Regular Happenings at St. Mary’s Church!

Ecclesia, every First 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.

Birthdays and Baptismal Blessings Every first Sunday of each month

Healing Prayer Every third Sunday of each month

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

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.

Miriam, Mark and Marx Gospel/Social Activism Group convenes on the last Thursday of every month at 6:00 p.m. 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. 

Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group meets every first Sunday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the rectory living room. New members always welcome. Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support.

Free!  Movies Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm.  April 24, Porgy & Bess (musical drama, 1959, ur, 138 mins.) a sultry woman seeks comfort where dangers abound in this Gershwin opera w/D. Dandridge, S.Pojitier. Note: low-quality dvd transfer; this film was not released on whs or dvd. So…Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, and the fun…   as always volunteers are needed.                                       

Urban Qi (free Tai Chi and Qi Gong classes) every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:30 am

 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           

 To all, if you have any information to share with St Mary’s church, please send it to Stmarysharlem@gmail.com by Thursday morning of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin.

                                                         Pray for:                                                                                              St. Mary’s Robert Danny Jones Memorial Shelter as we seek a new home                             Our Indaba Partners: St. James’ Hyde Park and St. John’s Wilmot in New Rochelle                Unity Fellowship Church, NYC who will be sharing space with us beginning in May        For everyone who comes to St. Mary’s throughout the week, and for anyone who is not able to be with us.

                                  Special Prayer requests and blessings                                      Prayers for Health, prayers for Laura Stokes,  Gwen Walker, Eva Greene and family, Shirley Hilliard, Matthew Jones, Stephanie Miranda, Patrica Pinnick, Teiggy, David Wreck, Lauren Giaccone, Mathews Venturini Jr.,  Morgan Justin Mitchell, Ruby Washington, Stephanie & Heather Harewood and family, Evelyn Fortna, Gail M. Harper & family, Yolanda Toby, Raheem Harris, Gwen Walker and family, Kym Roberts, Rosa Moore, Mary Wilder, Lois Coe, Gloria Ellis-Smith, Barbara Fuller, Barbara,  Tina and April Jackson, Pray for Sheila Patterson, Anthony Howell, Danita Williams, Theresa Willams, Jarrod Nieves, Naomi Griffin, Morgan Michelle, Jeannette Cunningham, Ersilia Cioffi, Roger Korezykowski (Big Red), , Marion Smith.

 

 

 

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March 29, 2015

           Sunday of the Passion                                                      Collect of the Day

Almighty and ever living God, in your tender love for the human race you sent your Son our Savior Jesus Christ to take upon him our nature, and to suffer death upon the cross, giving us the example of his great humility: Mercifully grant that we may walk in the way of his suffering, and also share in his resurrection; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.

Isaiah 50:4-9a

The Lord GOD has given me the tongue of a teacher, that I may know how to sustain the weary with a word. Morning by morning he wakens– wakens my ear to listen as those who are taught. The Lord GOD has opened my ear, and I was not rebellious, I did not turn backward. I gave my back to those who struck me, and my cheeks to those who pulled out the beard; I did not hide my face from insult and spitting. The Lord GOD helps me; therefore I have not been disgraced; therefore I have set my face like flint, and I know that I shall not be put to shame; he who vindicates me is near. Who will contend with me? Let us stand up together. Who are my adversaries? Let them confront me. It is the Lord GOD who helps me; who will declare me guilty?

Psalm: 31:9-16  The Saint Helena Psalter                                                                                    Refrain:  In your loving-kindness save me.

9  Have mercy on me, O LORD, for I am in trouble; * my eye is consumed with sorrow, and also my throat and my belly.

10  For my life is wasted with grief, and my years with sighing; * my strength fails me because of affliction, and my bones are consumed.  Refrain

11  I have become a reproach to all my enemies and even to my neighbors,  a dismay to those of my acquaintance; * when they see me in the street they avoid me.

12  I am forgotten like a dead man, out of mind; * I am as useless as a broken pot.

13  For I have heard the whispering of the crowd; fear is all around; * they put their heads together against me; they plot to take my life.  Refrain

14  But as for me, I have trusted in you, O LORD. * I have said, “You are my God.

15  My times are in your hand; * rescue me from the hand of my enemies, and from those who persecute me.

16  Make your face to shine upon your servant, * and in your loving-kindness save me.”  Refrain

                                                                                  Philippians 2:5-11

Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus ,who, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with Godas something to be exploited, but emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, being born in human likeness. And being found in human form, he humbled himself and became obedient to the point of death– even death on a cross. Therefore God also highly exalted him and gave him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bend, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father

Regular Happenings at St. Mary’s Church!

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

Birthdays and Baptismal Blessings Every first Sunday of each month

Healing Prayer Every third Sunday of each month

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

  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.

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). 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. 

Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group meets every first Sunday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the rectory living room. New members always welcome. Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support.  Next meeting  will be Sunday March 29th (date chang because of Easter)

Free!  Movies Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm.  April 3, Good Friday feature: the greatest story ever told (historical drama, 1965  225 mins) a classic telling of the life of Jesus Christ. w/ max von sydow, Charleston Hesston, dir. By George stevens.  So…Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, and the fun…   as always volunteers are needed. 

 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          

 To all, if you have any information to share with St Mary’s church, please send it to Stmarysharlem@gmail.com by Thursday morning of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin.

Our Parish Office is open Monday through Friday from 10:am to 2:pm.               The Reverend Mary Foulke (rector) has open office hours on Tuesdays from 12:pm to 4:pm. To make an appointment please, call 212-864-4013 or email mlf.stmarysharlem@gmail.com

Pray for:                                                                                                                                           St. Mary’s Robert Danny Jones Memorial Shelter as we seek a new home    

                    Special Prayer requests and blessings   

Prayers for Health, prayers for Wendell Handy & family, Gwen Walker & Laura Stokes, Sharon Manaiza & family, Ersilia Cloffi, Wayne Zanders, Leaux Zanders, Marion Smith, Minoti Patel, Eva Greene and family, Shirley Hilliard, Stephanie Miranda, Patrica Pinnick, Teiggy, David Wreck, Mathews Jones, Lauren Giaccone, Mathews Ventirin jr. Morgan Justin Mitchell, Ruby Washington, Harewood family, Evelyn Fortna, Gail M. Harper & family, Yolanda Toby, Raheem Harris, Gwen Walker and family, Kym Roberts Rosa Moore, Mary Wilder, Lois Coe, Gloria Ellis-Smith, Barbara Fuller, Barbara,  Tina and April Jackson, Pray for Sheila Patterson, Anthony Howell, Danita Williams, Theresa Willams, Jarrod Nieves, Naomi Griffin,

 

 

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March 22, 2015

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

MANHATTAN NORTH INTER_PARISH COUNCIL DIOCESE OF NEW YORK     2015 LENTEN SERVICE SCHEDULE                                                                                    We are pleased to advise you of the 2015 MNIPC Lenten Prayer and Supper Series Schedule.                                                                                                                       The Lenten Evening Services will begin at 7:00 p.m with a light supper to follow.                  Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – All Souls 

Lent 2015 Confirmation, Reception, Reaffirmation of Faith -Learning and Prayer Group   Please join us on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12 noon!                                   March 28       Heaven, God’s Home

 HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SCHEDULE OF SERVICES                                                                                                   2015                                                                                       Wednesday, April 1, 7 pm                                                                                                        Tenebrae                                                                                                                                         A service of psalms and the extinguishing of lights

Thursday, April 2, 7 pm                                                                        Maundy Thursday Eucharist                                                                                                  with Footwashing, Stripping of the Altar, and Agape Meal

Overnight Vigil at the Altar of Repose                                                                                 All are welcome to pray and meditate, to keep company with Christ in the garden.

Friday, April 3, 12 noon  to 3 pm                                                                       Good Friday Liturgy                                                                                                                   with Veneration of the Cross, Communion from the Reserve Sacrament,                                   Stations of the Cross

Saturday, April 4, 12 noon                                                                              Holy Saturday Service                                                                                                                in the Garden (weather permitting)

12:30 pm                                                                                                                                          Easter Egg Dyeing for Children and Adults 

 5 pm                                                                                                                                               Meeting at St. Mary’s to go to the Easter Vigil Service                                                   at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Sunday, April 5, 8 and 10 am                                                                                                 Festive Easter Worship                                                                                                               With Easter Egg Hunt in the Garden following the 10 am service

 Regular Happenings at St. Mary’s Church!

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

Birthdays and Baptismal Blessings Every first Sunday of each month                           Healing Prayer Every third Sunday of each month                                                                 Men’s Prayer Group meets every last Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.                       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.

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). 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. 

Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group meets every first Sunday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the rectory living room. New members always welcome. Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support.  Next meeting  will be Sunday March 29th (date chang because of Easter)

Free!  Movies Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm.  March 27, noah, (action-drama, pg-13, 2014, 138 mins) a man is chosen for a mission in preparation for an apocalyptic flood.  w/Russell Crowe.  So…Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, and the fun…   as always volunteers are needed. 

 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          

 To all, if you have any information to share with St Mary’s church, please send it to Stmarysharlem@gmail.com by Thursday morning of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin.

Our Parish Office is open Monday through Friday from 10:am to 2:pm.               The Reverend Mary Foulke (rector) has open office hours on Tuesdays from 12:pm to 4:pm. To make an appointment please, call 212-864-4013 or email mlf.stmarysharlem@gmail.com 

Pray for: St. Mary’s Robert Danny Jones Memorial Shelter as we seek a new home   

                      Special Prayer requests and blessings

Prayers for Health, prayers for Marion Smith, Minoti Patel, Eva Greene and family, Shirley Hilliard, Stephanie Miranda, Patrica Pinnick, Teiggy, David Wreck, Mathews Jones, Lauren Giaccone, Mathews Ventirin jr. Morgan Justin Mitchell, Ruby Washington, Harewood family, Evelyn Fortna, Gail M. Harper & family, Yolanda Toby, Raheem Harris, Gwen Walker and family, Kym Roberts Rosa Moore, Mary Wilder, Lois Coe, Gloria Ellis-Smith, Barbara Fuller, Barbara,  Tina and April Jackson, Pray for Sheila Patterson, Anthony Howell, Danita Williams, Theresa Willams, Jarrod Nieves, Naomi Griffin, Morgan Michelle, Jeannette Cunningham, Stephanie & Heather Harwood, Roger Korezykowski (Big Red)

 

 

 

 

 

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March 15, 2015

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

      Today, Sunday, March 15, at 10 am, Please join us as welcome                                                             Ms. Heidi Kim, Episcopal Missioner                                                                               for Racial Reconciliation as our guest preacher 

Miriam, Mark, and Marx Steering Committee Meeting Today,                   Sunday, 3:00-5:00 PM participants will be directed to meeting space.

                      St. Mary’s Thrift shop first fundraiser                                                                                             “The SPEAKEASY PART ONE”                                                                                     with live entertainment So, reserve your seats with a                                          password given to you by Dwayne Lavender himself All you must do is contact Lavender-stmarys@gmail.com before Saturday March 21,   7PM-11 PM

MANHATTAN NORTH INTER_PARISH COUNCIL DIOCESE OF NEW YORK                               2015 LENTEN SERVICE SCHEDULE                                                                                                                                                                                                                        We are pleased to advise you of the 2015 MNIPC Lenten Prayer and Supper Series Schedule .                                                                                                                                     The Lenten Evening Services will begin at 7:00 p.m with a light supper to follow.                   Wednesday, March 18, 2015 – Saint Philip’s Church                                                       Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – All Souls’

Lent 2015 Confirmation, Reception, Reaffirmation of Faith -Learning and Prayer Group   Please join us on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12 noon!                                    March 21             God’s Body, the Church                                                                                March 28             Heaven, God’s Home

HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SCHEDULE OF SERVICES 2015

Wednesday, April 1, 7 pm                                                                                                         Tenebrae                                                                                                                                        A service of psalms and the extinguishing of lights

Thursday, April 2, 7 pm                                                                     Maundy Thursday Eucharist                                                                                                 with Footwashing, Stripping of the Altar, and Agape Meal

Overnight Vigil at the Altar of Repose                                                                                 All are welcome to pray and meditate, to keep company with Christ in the garden.

Friday, April 3, 12 noon  to 3 pm                                                                     Good Friday Liturgy                                                                                                                   with Veneration of the Cross, Communion from the Reserve Sacrament,                             Stations of the Cross

Saturday, April 4, 12 noon                                                                             Holy Saturday Service                                                                                                               in the Garden (weather permitting)

12:30 pm                                                                                                                                           Easter Egg Dyeing for Children and Adults

 5 pm                                                                                                                                            Meeting at St. Mary’s to go to the Easter Vigil Service                                                    at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

 Sunday, April 5, 8 and 10 am                                                                                                Festive Easter Worship                                                                                                            With Easter Egg Hunt in the Garden following the 10 am service

Regular Happenings at St. Mary’s Church!

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

Birthdays and Baptismal Blessings Every first Sunday of each month                     Healing Prayer Every third Sunday of each month                                                               Men’s Prayer Group meets every last Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.

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.

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). 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. 

Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group meets every first Sunday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the rectory living room. New members always welcome. Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support.

Free!  Movies Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm.               March 20, guardians of the galaxy (sci-fi adventure, pg-13, 2014, 121 mins) intergalactic criminals join to fight a fanatical warrior to try to save the universe. w/chris pratt, vin diesel.    So…Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, and the fun…   as always volunteers are needed. 

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      

 To all, if you have any information to share with St Mary’s church, please send it to Stmarysharlem@gmail.com by Thursday morning of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin.

Our Parish Office is open Monday through Friday from 10:am to 2:pm.                The Reverend Mary Foulke our church rector has open office hours on Tuesdays from 12:pm to 4:pm. To make an appointment please, call                     212-864-4013 or email mlf.stmarysharlem@gmail.com

Pray for:                                                                                                                                           St. Mary’s Robert Danny Jones Memorial Shelter as we seek a new home

                                 Special Prayer requests and blessings                   

Prayers for Health, prayers for Apolcnio amorto Gutierrez, Dedanhi Itzel Rodriccez Loera, Minoti Patel, Eva Greene and family, Shirley Hilliard, Stephanie Miranda, Patrica Pinnick, Teiggy, David Wreck, Mathews Jones, Lauren Giaccone, Mathews Ventirin jr. Morgan Justin Mitchell, Ruby Washington, Harewood family, Evelyn Fortna, Gail M. Harper & family, Yolanda Toby, Raheem Harris, Gwen Walker and family, Kym Roberts Rosa Moore, Mary Wilder, Lois Coe, Gloria Ellis-Smith, Barbara Fuller, Barbara,  Tina and April Jackson, Pray for Sheila Patterson, Anthony Howell, Danita Williams, Theresa Willams, Jarrod Nieves, Naomi Griffin, Morgan Michelle, Jeannette Cunningham, Stephanie & Heather Harwood, Roger Korezykowski (Big Red), , Marion Smith.       

  

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March 8, 2015

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

Requiem Eucharist Monday, March 2015                                                                                                 “Rev. Keith Johnson”                                                                                       Visitation 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Service at 1:00 p.m.                                                               St. Philip’s in the Village of Harlem                                                                              The Rt. Rev. Andrew M. L. Dietsche, Presiding                                                                    The Ven. William C. Parnell, Preaching                                                                                               Clergy: White Stoles  

What a Neighborhood!  concert!  Today at 1:30 in the Sanctuary.                           Legendary Worlds — music by  neighbors, including Ishmael Wallace, Laurence Goldman, Octavio Vasquez, and others.                                               Performers include the Orfeo Duo, St. Mary’s Gospel Choir,                                   and The Neighborhood Composers’ Chorus.                                                                     $10 donation suggested, all are welcome.  

 St. Mary’s Thrift shop first fundraiser                                                                                “The SPEAKEASY PART ONE” with live entertainment,                                          So, reserve your seats with a password given to you by Dwayne Lavender himself All you must do is contact Lavender-stmarys@gmail.com before Saturday March 21, 7PM-11PM

MANHATTAN NORTH INTER_PARISH COUNCIL DIOCESE OF NEW YORK                             2015 LENTEN SERVICE SCHEDULE                                                             We are pleased to advise you of the 2015 MNIPC Lenten Prayer and Supper Series Schedule.                                                                                                                                                     The Lenten Evening Services will begin at 7:00 p.m with a light supper to follow.                          Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – The Church of the  Intercession                                  Wednesday, March 18, 2015 – Saint Philip’s Church                                                           Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – All soul                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 So  mark your calendars and note these dates because We look forward to seeing you there                                           Canon Victoria Sirota,                                                                          MNIPC CLERICUS               Diane B. Pollard, MNIPC

 Lent 2015 Confirmation, Reception, Reaffirmation of Faith -Learning and Prayer Group                                                                                                                            

On Saturday mornings in Lent the Rev. Dr. Mary Foulke and Seminarian Marilyn McMillan  will lead classes exploring the foundational beliefs and practices of the Episcopal Church based on the Nicene Creed. This is an opportunity for those who are new to learn more about the Episcopal Church, for those longtime members to refresh their faith, and for all to experience a close community of learning and prayer. Please join us on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12 noon!

March 14               God’s Purpose                                                                                               March 21               God’s Body, the Church                                                                             March 28                  Heaven, God’s Home

All are welcome to attend one or more classes; those wishing the Rite of Confirmation, Reception or Reaffirmation of Faith are required to attend all classes and save the date: Saturday, April 4, at 5 pm, when we will go together to the Cathedral for the Great Easter Vigil. For more information please speak with the Rector.

Save the date: May 2-3, 2015 – St. Mary’s hosts Indaba Weekend with guests from   St. James’ Hyde Park and St. John’s, Wilmot, New Rochelle                     To participate please contact stmarysharlem@gmail.com or 212-864-4013.

Regular Happenings at St. Mary’s Church!

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

                                 Annual Meeting and Elections                                                                At St. Mary’s Annual Meeting on March 1, 2015, we gave thanks for the faithful service of Radford Arrindell (Warden for 4 years), Shirrell Patterson (Vestry member for 6 years), Lysander Puccio (moved from Vestry member to full-time Director of the New York Intern Program), Greg Scholl (Vestry member who has moved with his wife, the Rev. Chloe Breyer to St. Philip’s), and Jim White (Vestry member who completed his first term). We celebrate the elections of new leadership: Lisa Slocum, Warden; new Vestry are Radford Arrindell, Freddi Brown-Carter, Eva Greene, Kym Roberts, and Jim White (2nd term). We also elected St. Mary’s delegates to Diocesan Convention: Freddi Brown-Carter and Joel Kovel, and representatives to the Manhattan North Inter-Parish Council: Linda Burton, Gloria Ellis-Smith, and Eva Greene.

 Birthdays and Baptismal Blessings Every first Sunday of each month

Healing Prayer Every third Sunday of each month

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

 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.

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). 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. 

Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group meets every first Sunday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the rectory living room. New members always welcome. Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support.

Free!  Movies Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm.  March 13, The hundred-foot journey (dramedy, pg. 2014, 122 mins.)  Indian family opens a restaurant in france across from a michelin-starred eatery. w/ Helen mirren.                 So…Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, and the fun…   as always volunteers are needed. 

 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           

 To all, if you have any information to share with St Mary’s church, please send it to Stmarysharlem@gmail.com by Thursday morning of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin. Pray for: St. Mary’s Robert Danny Jones Memorial Shelter as we seek a new home         

                                 Special Prayer requests and blessings                                               Prayers for Health, prayers for Eva Green and family, Shirley Hilliard, Stephanie Miranda, Patrica Pinnick, Teiggy, David Wreck, Mathwews Jones, Lauren Giaccone, Mathews Ventirin jr. Morgan Justin Mitchell, Ruby Washington, Harewood family, Evelyn Fortna, Gail M. Harper & family, Yolanda Toby, Raheem Harris, Gwen Walker and family, Kym Roberts Rosa Moore, Mary Wilder, Lois Coe, Gloria Ellis-Smith, Barbara Fuller, Barbara,  Tina and April Jackson, Pray for Sheila Patterson, Anthony Howell, Danita Williams, Theresa Willams, Jarrod Nieves, Naomi Griffin, Morgan Michelle, Jeannette Cunningham, Stephanie & Heather Harwood, Ersilia Cioffi, Roger Korezykowski (Big Red), , Marion Smith, Alexis, Alex D. Raymond, Cakla-Cancer,  Robert D, Michael P, Antonio A, Duane Lu, Ranfi, Clementina, Alex G, Franchesco G, Lynette Dixon, Domingo Perez, Irma Rivera, Jarrod Nieves, Piet Sanders, Morgan Mitchell, Robert Johnson and family, Sharon Manaiza and family, Algia and son.                                                                                                                                                  

 

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March 1, 2015

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

 Fr. Keith Johnson of St. Philip’s Church, has gone to glory. Please pray for the repose of his soul as well as his family and the congregation of St. Philip’s church in this difficult time.

MANHATTAN NORTH INTER_PARISH COUNCIL DIOCESE OF                                NEW YORK 2015 LENTEN SERVICE SCHEDULE                                                                                                                                                                                                                      We are pleased to advise you of the 2015 MNIPC Lenten Prayer                                                                                      and Supper Series Schedule.                                                                             The Lenten Evening Services will begin at 7:00 p.m with a light supper to follow.                  Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – Saint Martin’s Church                                                       Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – The Church of the Intercession                                   Wednesday, March 18, 2015 – Saint Philip’s Church                                                       Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – All Souls’                                                                                 So  Smark your calendars and note these dates because We look forward                                         to seeing you there         Canon Victoria Sirota                                                                            MNIPC CLERICUS               Diane B. Pollard, MNIPC

Lent 2015 Confirmation, Reception, Reaffirmation of                                                   Faith -Learning and Prayer Group                                                                                       On Saturday mornings in Lent the Rev. Dr. Mary Foulke and Seminarian Marilyn McMillan  will lead classes exploring the foundational beliefs and practices of the Episcopal Church based on the Nicene Creed. This is an opportunity for those who are new to learn more about the Episcopal Church, for those longtime members to refresh their faith, and for all to experience a close community of learning and prayer. Please join us on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12 noon!

March 7                 God at Work (please note, following this class we will assist with Saturday Outreach distribution of food to hungry people in our neighborhood)                       March 14               God’s Purpose                                                                                               March 21               God’s Body, the Church                                                                             March 28              Heaven, God’s Home                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           All are welcome to attend one or more classes; those wishing the Rite of Confirmation, Reception or Reaffirmation of Faith are required to attend all classes and save the date: Saturday, April 4, at 5 pm, when we will go together to the Cathedral for the Great Easter Vigil. For more information please speak with the Rector.

 Regular Happenings at St. Mary’s Church!

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

                  St. Mary’s Annual Church Meeting is Today after the 10:am service   join us, all are welcome

 Birthdays and Baptismal Blessings Every first Sunday of each month                          Healing Prayer Every third Sunday of each month                                                                  Men’s Prayer Group meets every last Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.                        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.           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). 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

Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group meets every first Sunday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the rectory living room. New members always welcome. Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support.

Free!  Movies Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm.  March 6, Captain America: the winter soldier (action-adwenture, pg-13,2014, 136 mins.) Steve Rogers struggles in the modern world & battles a threat from history w/chris evens Samuel L. Jackson, scarlett Johansson.  So…Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, and the fun…   as always volunteers are needed. 

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           

To all, if you have any information to share with St Mary’s church, please send it to Stmarysharlem@gmail.com by Thursday morning of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin.

Annual Stewardship Statements for 2014 are now available in the                                back of the church  Please pick yours up today!

Pray for: St. Mary’s Robert Danny Jones Memorial Shelter as                                   we seek a new home                

                              Special Prayer requests and blessings                                               Prayers for Health, prayers for Patrica Pinnick, Teiggy, David Wreck, Mathwews Jones, Lauren Giaccone, Mathews Ventirin jr. Morgan Justin Mitchell, Ruby Washington, Harewood family, Evelyn Fortna, Gail M. Harper & family, Yolanda Toby, Raheem Harris, Gwen Walker and family, Kym Roberts Rosa Moore, Mary Wilder, Lois Coe, Gloria Ellis-Smith, Barbara Fuller, Barbara,  Tina and April Jackson, Pray for Sheila Patterson, Anthony Howell, Danita Williams, Theresa Willams, Jarrod Nieves, Naomi Griffin, Morgan Michelle, Jeannette Cunningham, Stephanie & Heather Harwood, Ersilia Cioffi, Roger Korezykowski (Big Red), , Marion Smith, Alexis, Alex D. Raymond, Cakla-Cancer,  Robert D, Michael P, Antonio A, Duane Lu, Ranfi, Clementina, Alex G, Franchesco G, Lynette Dixon, Domingo Perez, Irma Rivera, Jarrod Nieves, Piet Sanders, Morgan Mitchell, Robert Johnson and family, Sharon Manaiza and family, Algia and son, Sherrill, Syida, Tara Patterson, Inez Alexander,Ginny, Edward, and Sarah Johnson.

 

 

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February 23, 2015

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

MANHATTAN NORTH INTER_PARISH COUNCIL DIOCESE OF NEW YORK                        2015 LENTEN SERVICE SCHEDULE                                                                                                                                                                                                                             We are pleased to advise you of the 2015 MNIPC Lenten Prayer and Supper Series Schedule.                                                                                                                                                     The Lenten Evening Services will begin at 7:00 p.m with a light supper to follow.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – Saint Ambrose Church                                             Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – Saint Martin’s Church                                                       Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – The Church of the Intercession                                   Wednesday, March 18, 2015 – Saint Philip’s Church                                                       Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – All Souls’

So  mark your calendars and note these dates because We look forward to seeing you there                              Canon Victoria Sirota,                                                                                                   MNIPC CLERICUS               Diane B. Pollard, MNIPC

Preparing for Lent with celebration!                                                                                          Too often Christians are only very serious, where is the fun?                                            Classes for Adult Confirmation, Reception, Reaffirmation of Faith                            Saturdays in Lent at 10:30 am; for those new to the Episcopal Church and those longtime members who wish to refresh their faith!                                                                                         Wednesday 2/25, 7 pm Evening Prayer & Lenten Meal at St. Ambrose Church

To participate please contact: stmarysharlem@gmail.com or 212-864-4013       Lent 2015 Confirmation, Reception, Reaffirmation of Faith -Learning and Prayer Group                                                                                                                             On Saturday mornings in Lent the Rev. Dr. Mary Foulke and Seminarian Marilyn McCord will lead classes exploring the foundational beliefs and practices of the Episcopal Church based on the Nicene Creed. This is an opportunity for those who are new to learn more about the Episcopal Church, for those longtime members to refresh their faith, and for all to experience a close community of learning and prayer. Please join us on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12 noon!

February 21             Trusting God

February 28             Risking Love

March 7                 God at Work (please note, following this class we will assist with Saturday Outreach distribution of food to hungry people in our neighborhood)

March 14               God’s Purpose

March 21               God’s Body, the Church

March 28                  Heaven, God’s Home

All are welcome to attend one or more classes; those wishing the Rite of Confirmation, Reception or Reaffirmation of Faith are required to attend all classes and save the date: Saturday, April 4, at 5 pm, when we will go together to the Cathedral for the Great Easter Vigil. For more information please speak with the Rector.

Regular Happenings at St. Mary’s Church!                                                                                              “Black History Month”

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

Today at 3 pm, St. Mary’s Church will host the 7th Annual                                           Harlem Chamber Players Black History Celebration                                                     Please join us                                                                                                                               Birthdays and Baptismal Blessings Every first Sunday of each month                         Healing Prayer Every third Sunday of each month                                                                   Men’s Prayer Group meets every last Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.                         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.           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). 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. 

Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group meets every first Sunday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the rectory living room. New members always welcome. Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support.

Free!  Movies Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm. Black History Feature: February 27, get on up (drama w/ music, pg-13, 2014, 139 mins)   the story of james brown’s rise from poverty to superstardom.      So…Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, and the fun…         as always volunteers are needed. 

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           

 To all, if you have any information to share with St Mary’s church, please send it to Stmarysharlem@gmail.com by Thursday morning of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin.

Annual Stewardship Statements for 2014 are now available in the back of the church.   Please pick yours up today!                   

                     Pray for: St. Mary’s Robert Danny Jones Memorial Shelter                                     as we seek a new home

  Special Prayer requests and blessings 

 Prayers for Health, prayers for David Wreck, Mathwews Jones, Lauren Giaccone, Mathews Ventirin jr. Morgan Justin Mitchell, Ruby Washington, Harewood family, Evelyn Fortna, Gail M. Harper & family, Yolanda Toby, Raheem Harris, Gwen Walker and family, Kym Roberts Rosa Moore, Mary Wilder, Lois Coe, Dionne Broissier, Gloria Ellis-Smith, Barbara Fuller, Barbara,  Tina and April Jackson, Pray for Sheila Patterson, Anthony Howell, Danita Williams, Theresa Willams, Jarrod Nieves, Naomi Griffin, Morgan Michelle, Jeannette Cunningham, Stephanie & Heather Harwood, Ersilia Cioffi, Roger Korezykowski (Big Red), , Marion Smith, Alexis, Alex D. Raymond, Cakla-Cancer,  April, Joseph, Robert D, Michael P, Antonio A, Duane Lu, Ranfi, Clementina, Alex G, Franchesco G, Lynette Dixon, Domingo Perez, Irma Rivera, Jarrod Nieves, Piet Sanders, Morgan Mitchell, Robert Johnson and family, Sharon Manaiza and family, Algia and son, Sherrill, Syida, Tara Patterson, Inez Alexander, Solydin and Erina and family, James Allen, Lisa Quarles and family, Bonnie and Beth, Ronald Turner, Daryl & Terrence & Danielle,  Davis.

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