St. Mary’s Announcements for May 11!

X Good Morning and Welcome to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church! X

521West 126th Street X New York, NY 10027 (212) 864-4013 www.StMarysHarlem.org             www.facebook.com/st.marys.harlem

Sunday, May 13th, Coffee hour: Miriam, Mark and Marx hosting
Hear about the events, updates and ministries of Miriam, Mark and Marx, our interfaith Justice and Peace Activism Community, during coffee hour.

Thursday, May 17, 7-10 pm: A Liturgy of Lamentation- Commemorating the presence of Dr Martin Luther King Jr.
Part of the Year of Lamentation of the Diocese of New York. This three-year period was declared at the 2017 Diocesan Convention as a means of understanding and addressing the diocese’s past role in the slavery era and the ongoing injustice associated with it today.
With the Very Rev. Dr. Kelly Brown Douglas, the Rt. Rev. Andrew S. Dietsche, artists and performers.

Sunday, May 20, 10:30 am: Pentecost Celebration w/  The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers
Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Evangelism & Reconciliation, Rev. Spellers will speak about “Revolutionary Listening for Healing and Transforming Racial Injustice.”

Sunday, May 20, Coffee hour: Wisdom Circle
(Rescheduled) For self-identified seniors, elders and wisepeople. This Circle is a space for you to be yourself, connect to other elders, reflect together on the blessings and hardships of life, and share your rich spiritual insight and wonderful gifts. Topic: Who am I becoming?

Friday, June 1, 6:30 pm: Manhattan North Inter-Parish Council Annual Celebration
Save the date! Benefiting the MNIPC Summer Educational Project.  Church of the Intercession, 550 West 155th Street.

Register now for City Parks Foundation’s Free Seniors Tennis in Central Park
– Free, open to all New Yorkers ages 60+
– Central Park (93rd Street near West Drive)
– Programs run April 24 – June 16
– Fridays from 1pm – 3pm
– Register online: http://www.cityparksfoundation.org/seniors-fitness
– For information, call 718-760-6999. Pending attendance, registration may be available on-site.

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.

 X Prayer Requests for Health & Healing X

Pray for the repose of the soul of Alfred Slocum, and for the comfort of the Slocum family.

Atkins, Bennie Mae, Inez Alexander, Diana Balsdom, Diana Butler, Ivan Bannister, Tyrone Benjamin, Dorothy Boxley, Lois Coe, Delancey & De la Cruz Family, Devante, Candace Fraser, Rachel Furer, Vivian Furer, Jessica Furer, Rebecca Furer, Janet Gibson, Aisa Giles, Patrick Hancock, Shirley Hillard, Geraldine Ivins, Ivory Johnson, Ruth Joyner and family, the Kovel family, Joseph Lorde, Gleen Maynard, Henry McFarlane, Jerry McMillan & Julissa Santos-McMillan, Michelle, Frank Munzer, Philindia Smith, The Pfeffer Family & Phelps, Erma and Salydine, the Slocum family, James & Kimberly Snyder, Francisco Tejeda, Arthur Williams & family, David Wreck, Marsha Wright, Harriet Wyatt, Suzy Zavaletta

 X  Regular Happenings at St. Mary’s Church! X

Ecclesia

Every 1st Sunday 2:00 p.m. in Marcus Garvey Park. St. Mary’s is the lead congregation on the first Sunday of each month. We always need some volunteers to help prepare and serve the “Second Meal” following the service.

Evening Prayer at St. Mary’s
Wednesdays at 7 pm.

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.

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

Dorcas Arts Hemming pants, skirts and dresses. Sew on buttons and small repairs. Contact: Sandra-May Flowers 646-856-2912 or Sandra.Flowers90@myhunter.cuny.edu.

Healing Prayer third Sunday of each month.

Women’s Prayer Group All women are invited to this discussion and prayer time, second  Sunday of the month.

4th Sunday Potluck: Bring a dish to share following 10:30am worship.

The Vestry meets on the fourth Sunday of every month at 1 pm.  All are invited. Next meeting: May 27.

Miriam, Mark and Marx: Our interfaith Justice and Peace Activism Community meets the last Thursday of each month. We gather at 6:30PM 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: May 24.

Free Movie! Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm… St. Mary’s Movies! May18: Claudine (1974, pg) romantic dramedy, 1h32m. A Harlem garbage collector is smitten by a troubled single mom with kids. A gritty New York love story! w/ Diahann Caroll and James Earl Jones. Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, dinner and the fun…  volunteers always needed and welcome.

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.

Urban Qi (free Tai Chi and Qi Gong classes for St. Mary’s members) every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:30 am at St. Nicholas Park @135th Street. Inclement weather–meet in the Undercroft.

Thrift.StMarys@gmail.com • 212-864-4013•Open as of April 6!  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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