St. Mary’s Announcements for May 25!

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 27, Coffee Hour: RDJ Shelter hosting & Congregational Potluck
RDJ Shelter is hosting coffee hour. Come learn about the Shelter, meet the new Shelter Director Edafe Okporo and enjoy the Congregational Potluck!

Friday, June 1, 6:30 pm: Manhattan North Inter-Parish Council Annual Celebration
Save the date! Benefiting the MNIPC Summer Educational Project.  6:30 pm Eucharist; 7:30 pm Dinner & Dancing. At Church of the Intercession, 550 West 155th Street. For more information or to purchase a ticket, contact Armando Howard or Mother Mary.

ST. MARY’S FUNDRAISING CONTINUES – how you can help:
Thanks to all who have participated in this extraordinary effort for an extraordinary time! We continue to raise funds for our difficult cash flow situation. You can help by giving (clicking “donations” on the website http://stmarysharlem.org/ or our GoFundMe page https://www.gofundme.com/stmarysharlem), by asking friends/family to give, by helping us find our next space sharing partner! For more information, please contact the Rector mlf.stmarysharlem@gmail.com

The Parish Office will be closed on Monday for Memorial Day. No Pantry.

Please continue to pray for all on our parish prayer list, especially prayers for Inez Alexander at home; the Slocum family, in mourning; Kimberly Snyder in Nursing/Rehab facility; Harriet Wyatt in Connecticut in nursing/rehab. Please pray for St. Mary’s financial situation.

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

Alma Albeniz, Inez Alexander, James Allen, Atkins, Diana Balsdom, Bennie Mae, Carlee Azania Bulens, Andrea Burns, Diana Butler, Ivan Bannister, Tyrone Benjamin, Dorothy Boxley, Camen Cabrera & family, Lois Coe, Delancey & De la Cruz family, Devante, Erma & Salydine, Tyrone & Shirrell Felder, Candace Fraser, Rachel Furer, Vivian Furer, Jessica Furer, Rebecca Furer, Celeste Garcia, Janet Gibson, Aisa Giles, Patrick Hancock, Elnora Harewood, Shirley Hillard, Geraldine Ivins, Ivory Johnson, Kovel-Halleck family, Joseph Lorde, Glenn Maynard, Henry McFarlane, Jerry McMillan & Julissa Santos-McMillan, Michelle, Frank Munzer, Luis Penaberrero, Pfeffer & Phelps family, Slocum family, Philindia Smith, Wilfrido Peralta Rodriguez, James & Kimberly Snyder, Francisco Tejeda, Rosa Velez, 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
Meet every Wednesday 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 6:00PM 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: May 31.

Free Movie! Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm… Movie Night! June 1: Coco (2017, pg, animated musical adventure, 1h45min. A Mexican family’s ban on music sends an aspiring young musician to the land of the dead to seek his ancestors’ blessing. w/ Anthony Gonzalez, Gael Garcia Bernal, Benjamin Bratt. An instant classic. Bring your tissues! 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• Donations accepted Wednesday, Friday, Saturday. 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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