Announcements for 6/19/2016

 Good Morning and welcome to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church!  521West 126th Street  New York, NY10027 (212) 864-4013 http://www.StMarysHarlem.org http://www.facebook.com/st.marys.harlem

IQ – Important Questions: TBA
Engaging and encouraging children’s questions about life, death, meaning and faith. We explore and tradition through art, movement, field trips, songs , stories, and service to others. Meeting in the Rectory.

TODAY at coffee hour! Addiction, treatment and policy
This is the third of an occasional series, today “What History Shows us about our Current Attitudes and Policies.” St. Mary’s Vestry member Frederica Brown-Carter presenting.

Portmanteau: A “Celexploration” of Black Concert Music
Join rising tenor and Harlem Opera Theater Vocal Competition finalist Marcus Bedinger for a wonderful evening here at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Manhattanville on Friday, June 24th at 6PM.
Portmanteau: A “Celexploration” of Black Concert Music blends your favorite classical composers with Black American composers and contemporary arrangements of Negro Spirituals, including some religious texts. Joined by Martin Garratt on piano. A love offering will be collected, and a donation of $10 is kindly requested.
All are invited!

COMMUNITY YARD SALE & SOCIAL JUSTICE SUNDAES
Saturday, June 25, 12 noon to 5 pm
Tables available to sell your handmade or gently used items (contact stmarys.flea@gmail.com); or come to shop, for ice cream with social justice toppings (payday candy bars for a living wage);
volunteers needed!

Saturday, July 9 – REPAIRS
On or before July 19 at 12:00 noon, we will be repairing locks, plastering columns, and more. If you would like to participate, please check in with Raheem Harris in the main office (212-864-4013 or stmarysharlem@gmail.com) or show up on 7/19. If you would like to put something on the list for repair, please contact Raheem.

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Campaign to Help Syrian Refugees
Aim: To assemble 8,000 emergency hygiene kits which will be shipped and distributed to Syrian refugees in refugee camps
Organizers: The Multifaith Alliance (MFA) for Syrian Refugees, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee in collaboration with Heart to Heart International (HHI)
Date: June 26, 2016
Time: 12 – 5 p.m. (1 hour shift per individual)
Where: Lexington Avenue Armory on East 25th Street in Manhattan
What you can do: To disseminate information (newsletter, listserv, website, etc); To assemble at least 20 volunteers that will represent your organization and will commit to a one-hour shift between 12 p.m. and 5 p.m. on June 26; please sign up by contacting NYIP Intern Nurana Radjabova, nurana.r.o@gmail.com.
Pray for:
Our Partners: Unity Fellowship Church NYC, NYC Adventist Forum, Ecclesia Ministries,
Pamsula Zen Meditation; Queer Detainees Empowerment Project (QDEP), and
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 and healing: Effie Scott, Gloria Ellis Smith, Shirrell & Tyrone Felder, the Crawford family, Ian Harding, Patrick Harding & family, April & Barbara Jackson, Marion Smith, Jacqueline & Anthony Rackley family, Doris Rodriquez, Gwen Walker & family, Bonnie Phelps and family, Lois Coe, Mary Kelly Brown, Grace Tesita, Marvin Jones, Michelle & Devante Atkins, Betty Littlefield, Heather Jean Balsdom, Eva Greene & family, Raivlston Walters, Maura Hammer, Sheila, Syida & Jamie Patterson, Shirley Hilliard, Matthew Jones, Stephanie Miranda, Patricia Pinnick, Teiggy, Andrew Polk, David Wreck, Matthew Valentin, Camilo Lopez, Tonya Yates, Philip Traynor, Pearl Harris, the repose of the soul of Ronald Stewart, Lisa Slocum, Inez Alexander, Marisa Scaviallo, James Allen, Anthony Howell, Latasha Wilson, Mollie Westmore-Woods, Asha Taylor

 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.

Unity Fellowship Church of New York Led by Sr. Bishop Zachary Jones. Unity shares office space on the lower level, worship on Sundays at 2: pm

Metro New York Adventist Forum Led by Ms. Janet Schultz Adventist Forum shares space with us in our Sanctuary every first & third Saturday at 11: am

Pamsula Zen Meditation
Teacher Daiken Nelson
Every Monday evening at 5:30 pm in the Rectory
(5:30 Beginning Instruction, 6-6:25 Meditation, 6:35-7 Meditation, 7-7:30 Talk, Discussion Q&A)

Birthdays and Baptismal Blessings first Sunday of each month
“CRAFT CHURCH,” 3-7pm (the second saturday of every month) in the st. mary’s rectory common rooms. bring your craft project (any kind!) and make progress in excellent company. we also take a few moments out for prayer and reflection about the gift of creativity and how artistic pursuits can bring us closer to god. questions? email lisa at lisa.marie.slocum@gmail.com.
Dorcas Arts Second and fourth Sundays Hemming pants, skirts and dresses. Sew on buttons and small repairs. To assist in this project Concact: Sandra-Mae Flowers 646-856-2912 or send e-mail to Sandra.Flowers90@myhunter.cuny.edu
Healing Prayer third Sunday of each month
Men’s Prayer Group last Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.
ECW Prayer Group second Sundays following the 10:00 a.m. service. all women are welcome to join us!

4th Sunday Potluck: Bring a dish to share following 10am worship
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. Next meeting June 23rd
Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group the first Sunday of each month – Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support. New members always welcome.

Free! Movies Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm. June 24,2016 (1973, PG, 88mins, sci-fi thriller) a robotic glitch wreaks havoc at a futuristic theme park. w/Yul Brynner (compline @ 8pm)

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

Thrift.StMarys@Gmail.com • 212-864-4013
all proceeds support St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and its mission to serve the homeless and hungry people of Harlem. los ingress 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 Wednesday at 5 pm of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin.To reach the Rector: please call 929-266-6279 or email: mlf.stmarysharlem@gmail.com.

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