Today Through the sacrament of Baptism we welcome Paris Nicole Samedi and Bry’Ann Marie Michell Turbee unto Christ’s body the Church. Join us in the garden after service to celebrate this joyous occasion.
THE FIRST ANNUAL ST. MARY’S TALENT AUCTION! Sunday, June 16, 2013, 11:30am (directly after the 10am service) to 1pm. Come bid on services provided by your friendly neighborhood congregants. How would you like Fr. Tom Pellaton to prepare an Italian dinner for 5 just for you? All you have to do is bid! Need Joseph Venturini to chauffeur you around for a whole day? What about a hand-lettered poem by Ms. Bonnie? Need a handyman? Bid on Raheem Harris’ fix-it services! MANY MANY MORE TALENTS WILL BE UP FOR AUCTION. Bring your cash, checks or credit cards and help us raise money for St. Mary’s operating budget (all talents/services are being donated to St. Mary’s). Refreshments provided! Two ways to bid: (1) come to St. Mary’s Church on Sunday, June 16, 2013 and grab a paddle! pay for your item immediately after you win! or (2) before midnight on Saturday, June 15, 2013 email the item number and your highest bid to StMarys.Harlem.Auction@gmail.com. We will contact you on Sunday after the auction and let you know if you won! Your bid is a promise to pay if/when you win. Pay us on Monday (mail is okay) by credit card, check or cash!
Hey, it’s that time again St. Mary’s Church Summer Day Camp 2013, Licensed By NYC Department of Health, with an Experienced Staff, we are now excepting applications. If your child is six-twelve, please come hang–out with us at the Church it’ll be fun… Registration Fee is $25.00
St. Mary’s members and guest please feel free to pick-up our 2013 Summer News Letter; find out what’s going on for the rest of the year here at the Church.
Rector Search Committee. Wardens and Vestry have named Joel Kovel to chair the committee Annie Deng is helping coordinate. First step: Develop a St. Mary’s Church Profile: a description of our church which captures all the important aspects and the special things about St. Mary’s we would like any applicant to be aware of.
SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, July 21, 10:00 a.m. for combined worship and special church-wide meeting to help develop the Profile. We need . . .we will appreciate wide participation.
“ More Information” St. Mary’s members and guest please feel free to pick-up our 2013 Summer News Letter; find out what’s going on for the rest of the year here at the Church.
Fr. Tom will be on vacation from June 24thuntill July 17th. The Rev. Canon Patricia Sobers Mitchell, Canon for Christian Formation in the diocese will be taking the services on June 30th. The Rev. Jeanne Person, Director of the Center for Christian Spirituality at GTS will be taking the services on July 7 and 14. Be sure to make them feel very welcome. Fr. Tom will be reachable by email but as he will be 4,000 miles away, if there is an emergency, contact either of the Wardens
How to Fix a Broken System: Ending the Overuse, Misuse and Abuses of Solitary Confinement in New York Prisons. For Torture Awareness Month 2013, join the discussion at Rutgers Presbyterian Church, 256 West 73rd Street, just west of Broadway, June 11, 2013. Reception at 6.30pm, Discussion at 7pm.
Heads up St. Mary’s and put on your thinking caps because Janet Dorman and Evie Fortna are collecting reminiscences about Dick Gary’s years at St. Mary’s. Dick was rector from1955 though 1967 Lisa Slocum will collate memories in a booklet. Please write your thoughts and memories down and hand them in to the Parish office. Thank you.
There is a site on tripod.com that contains erroneous information about St. Mary's. As many a celebrity has discovered, we are happy for the publicity, but wish the author would get his facts straight! - Staff of St. Mary's