Good morning and welcome to St. Mary’s Church
IN THE BEGINNING, Fr. Tom will be hosting a three part Advent Bible study at his home, 2186 Fifth Ave. (135th St.), Apt#7D . On three Wednesday nights in Advent. The evening will begin at 7:30 PM with supper (please bring soft drinks, and desserts. Main course, salad and wine all supplied by Fr. Tom) and at 8:15pm we will begin a study of the three Gospels which deal with the Incarnation, -The birth of Jesus. Please let Fr. Tom know if you are interested in attending one or all three of these meetings!
Wednesday November 28, The Gospel of Mathew Chapter 1-2; Wednesday December 5, The Gospel of Luke Chapter 1-2; Wednesday December 19, The Gospel of John Chapter 1
Spirit and Strife Peer Trauma Support Group. If you are a trauma survivor, please join St. Mary’s in a new ministry to co-create a safe, loving, faith-inspired space in which to develop strategies for resilience and recovery. Meeting date is Wednesday Nov.28 and every other Wednesday after that. See Lysander Puccio for more information.
Stewardship In-gathering of pledge cards will take place today at both the 8am and 10am services. If you have not already prayerfully considered your pledge to St. Mary’s for 2013, please take a card and fill it out today.
There will be a vestry meeting today in the Parish House beginning at 12: noon. All are invited to attend.
Bulletin announcements: If you need an announcement listed in the bulletin for the next Sunday, email Ms. Gwen by 5: pm at firstname.lastname@example.org Wednesdays.
Father Tom’s days off are Monday and Tuesday, he is available those days by phone in cases of emergencies only… Thank you for your co-operation!