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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