Announcements this week!

 Good Morning and Welcome to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church!  521West 126th Street  New York, NY 10027 (212) 864-4013 http://www.StMarysHarlem.org http://www.facebook.com/st.marys.harlem

REMINDER: Sunday Worship will be at 8 and 10:30 am from now on!

Wednesday Evening Prayer Continues!
September 20 & 27 @ 7 pm
Join St. Mary’s members and friends for Evening Prayer services, at the 125th Street Pier!

Thursday Dance!
Join Dances for a Variable Population and teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas for creative movement for adults of all ages and abilities. Thursdays from 5-6:30 pm in the Undercroft.
September 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7

Participatory Budgeting
For residents of District 7, Participatory Budgeting invites ideas on how to spend $1 million dollars in the community.
You are invited to a community meeting to gather ideas for project proposals that will be voted on by District 7 residents next spring. Our meetings have focused on collaborating with seniors, youth and parents.

When: Thursday, September 20th, 2017
Where: Hamilton Grange Library (503 West 145th St)
Time: 6:30pm

If you are unable to attend, ideas may be submitted online here: http://ideas.pbnyc.org/page/about

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.

 Prayer Requests for Health & Healing 
Ozier Muhammad and Lisa Redd, Radford Arrindell, Joel Kovel, Kym Roberts and family, Jorge Blanco, Aiden Smith, Queen Esther Hall, Martha Elizabeth Smith, Saban Carter Hooks, Arthur Williams III, Denise Stokes, Carol White, Professor Bradley, Philindia Smith, Julian Pentopoulos, Sebastian and Darley Gurski-Corniel, Evie Fortna, Alfred Slocum, Rodney Simmons, Maggie, Hershell & Ola Bullard, Dorothy Boxley, Lane family, Effie Scott, Gloria Ellis Smith, Shirrell & Tyrone Felder, the Crawford family, Harding family, April & Barbara Jackson, Marion Smith, Doris Rodriquez, Gwen Walker & family, Bonnie Phelps and family, Lois Coe, Mary Kelly Brown, Marvin Jones, Michelle & Devante Atkins, Betty Littlefield, Heather Jean Balsdom, Eva Greene & family, Patterson Family, Shirley Hilliard, Matthew Jones, Stephanie Miranda, David Wreck, Liya Pagani, Camilo Lopez, Tonya Yates, Wilfredo Perata, Pearl Harris, Lisa Slocum, Inez Alexander, Carmen Antoniella Torre, James Allen, Anthony Howell, Latasha Wilson, Asha Taylor, Harriet Wyatt, Zachary and Arin Mazza, Carmen Cabrera, Manuel Furer and family, Raheem Harris, Stephanie Lane, Mary Wilder

 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 gathers on the second Saturday of the month (please check for specific dates).

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.
“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. 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 10:30am worship.
The Vestry meets on the fourth Sunday of every month at 1 p.m. All are invited. Next meeting: September 24
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: September 28.
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… September 8: St. Mary’s Movies! Shaft (1971) r, crime thriller, 1h40min,cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter. w/Richard Roundtree, directed by Gordon Parks. 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.

Thrift.StMarys@gmail.com • 212-864-4013•Fri 3-5, Mon, Sat & Sun 12-5 pm All proceeds support St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and its mission to serve homeless and hungry people. Los ingress apoyan la Iglesia Episcopal de Santa Maria y su misión de servir a las personas sin hogar y hambrientos de Harlem.
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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