Episcopal Church Women: Schedule Change: beginning in September, the Episcopal Church Women’s Prayer Committee will meet on the second Sunday of the month (October 11) and the full meeting for the Episcopal Church Women will take place on the fourth Sunday of the month (September 27). Please see Ms. Glenda White, President of the ECW, for more information.
Eccelsia: Marcus Garvey Park: Sundays at 2:00 pm. St. Mary’s is the lead congregation on the first and third Sunday each month. Today, we will celebrate the baptism of our first new member at Ecclesia, Alex Rivera. Please keep Alex and Ecclesia in your prayers.
St. Mary’s Saturday Homeless Outreach: Our program to reach out to the homeless in Harlem needs more volunteers. We prepare about 60 bag lunches between 12 noon and 2:00 pm and then go out on the streets from 2:00 pm until about 3:30 pm. If you can help or know others who may volunteer, please speak with Glenda white, Janet Dorman or Lysander Puccio.
Men’s Monthly Prayer Group: Saturday, Sept. 26th at 8:00 am. All men invited.
Vestry Meeting: Saturday, September 26th at 9:30 am. All are invited.
How Do I Survive Without A Flu Shot? Take Charge of My Health Series, Saturday, Sept. 26th 12 noon to 2:00 pm at St. Mary’s Church. Workshop facilitator: Urayoana Trinidad, Herbalist and acupuncturist with more than 20 years experience in oriental and natural medicine. This workshop is free for members of St. Mary’s, but please let Rev. Kooperkamp know if you plan to attend or call the Church office so your name will be on the list.
Culture Against Racism: “Concert of Protest and Struggle” An evening of live songs, spoken word, music and art. Sept. 26th at 7:45 pm at St. Mary’s Church, to raise funds for the movement against racist police brutality. Employed $20; Students, Unemployed & part-time workers $10. Call (718) 353-77590 for more information.
VOTE VOTE VOTE: Tuesday, September 29th is run off primary day. Polls will be open from 6:00 am until 9:00 pm. There are important races for Comptroller and Public Advocate. Thanks to all who voted this past week and helped make the voice of our neighborhood heard.
Tuesday Evening Prayer: Beginning Tuesday, September 22nd we will resume Evening Prayer at 6:30 pm here at St. Mary’s Church. Come pray with us!
Mariam, Mark and Marx: Thursday Sept. 24th, 7:00 pm, A monthly Bible Study and current event discussion. Please call Jim White (201) 956-5356 for further information.
NYC Redeemers’ Coalition: Oct. 1st at 11:30 am, St. Ignatius, 87th St & West End Ave.
Property Committee Meeting: Friday, October 2nd at 5:30 pm. All are invited.
Stewardship: Many thanks to all our members for keep pledges current during the summer. Also, if you have not yet made a pledge to St. Mary’s Church, please prayerfully consider doing so. Stewardship is an important part of our lives as followers of Jesus.