August 14, 2017 Announcements

Stand with Mrs. Hawa Bah
August 22 @ 11 am

 Join with supporters as Mrs. Bah meets with the US Attorney to find out if charges
will be made against the officers that killed her son in his own home.
 St. Andrew’s Plaza (near Foley Square)

Wednesday Evening Prayer on the Pier
July 5 – August 30 @ 7 pm

 Join St. Mary’s members and friends for Evening Prayer on Wednesdays
at the southern pier in the Harlem Piers Park… look for the boat!

St. Mary’s T-Shirts in Marian Blue!

$15 to order in advance, $20 after they arrive, we are selling t-shirts in preparation for our St. Mary’s Festival Weekend (and throughout the year). Please see Lisa Slocum, Mo. Mary, or Marilyn Manson in the Parish Office to place your order.

St. Mary’s Thrift Store

St. Mary’s Thrift Store is closed for the month of August. It will reopen again Labor Day weekend.

The Rev. Mary Foulke is on vacation in August. For any concerns, call the Church office at 212 864-4013. She will be back on Sunday, September 3, 2017.

 

~  Save The Date!  ~

September 8-10 ~ St. Mary’s Festival!

 

Pray for

Partners: Harlem Insight, Unity Fellowship Church, NYC; NYC Adventist Forum; Pamsula Zen; Alanon; Alcoholics Anonymous; Columbia Harlem Homeless Medical Partnership (CHHMP); Narcotics Anonymous; Network Support; Urban Qi
Neighbors: 26th Precinct, Eglise de Dieu, Emergency Services, Manhattan North Task Force, Manhattanville Health Center, Old Broadway Family Residence,
Old Broadway Synagogue, Templo Biblico;
Everyone who comes to St. Mary’s throughout the week, and anyone who is not able to be with us.

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.

 Harlem Insight
Meditation for all levels.
By donation.  All are welcome. No experience is necessary.

Saturdays 10am-12pm in the Rectory

Unity Fellowship Church of New York
Led by Sr. Bishop Zachary Jones.
Unity worships on Sundays at 2:00pm

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 6:00 pm in the Rectory
(6:00 Beginning Instruction, 6:30 Meditation, 7:00 Meditation, 7:30 Talk, Discussion Q&A)

Birthdays and Baptismal Blessings first Sunday of each month..

 

Dorcas Arts Second and fourth Sundays. Hemming pants, skirts and dresses. Sew on buttons and small repairs.  Contact: Sandra-May Flowers 646-856-2912 or e-mail 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.

 Women’s 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 1 p.m.  All are invited. Next meeting: August 27

Miriam, Mark and Marx: Our interfaith Justice and Peace Activism Community meets the last Thursday of each month. We gather at 6:00PM to share food, experiences, and feelings. We then plan how to advance in the struggle against racism, sexism, and expanding war in these very troubling times.  For information or Pastoral Care call Jim White at 201-956-5356, or leave him a message in the parish office.  Next meeting: August 31.

Saturday Mobile Soup Kitchen: Help prepare sandwiches and lunch bags and then distribute them to our neighbors on the street. Every Saturday at 12 noon.

 Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group the first Sunday of each month at 12:30pm in the rectory – Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support. New members always welcome.

 Free Movie! Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm… August 18: The Shack (2017,  PG-13,  Drama – Fantasy, 2h12mins). A grieving man receives a mysterious invitation to meet with God at a place called “The Shack.”  With Sam Worthington and Octavia Spencer. Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, dinner and the fun…  as always, volunteers are needed.   

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

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.

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