March 8, 2015

Good Morning and welcome to St. Mary’s Church!

Requiem Eucharist Monday, March 2015                                                                                                 “Rev. Keith Johnson”                                                                                       Visitation 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Service at 1:00 p.m.                                                               St. Philip’s in the Village of Harlem                                                                              The Rt. Rev. Andrew M. L. Dietsche, Presiding                                                                    The Ven. William C. Parnell, Preaching                                                                                               Clergy: White Stoles  

What a Neighborhood!  concert!  Today at 1:30 in the Sanctuary.                           Legendary Worlds — music by  neighbors, including Ishmael Wallace, Laurence Goldman, Octavio Vasquez, and others.                                               Performers include the Orfeo Duo, St. Mary’s Gospel Choir,                                   and The Neighborhood Composers’ Chorus.                                                                     $10 donation suggested, all are welcome.  

 St. Mary’s Thrift shop first fundraiser                                                                                “The SPEAKEASY PART ONE” with live entertainment,                                          So, reserve your seats with a password given to you by Dwayne Lavender himself All you must do is contact Lavender-stmarys@gmail.com before Saturday March 21, 7PM-11PM

MANHATTAN NORTH INTER_PARISH COUNCIL DIOCESE OF NEW YORK                             2015 LENTEN SERVICE SCHEDULE                                                             We are pleased to advise you of the 2015 MNIPC Lenten Prayer and Supper Series Schedule.                                                                                                                                                     The Lenten Evening Services will begin at 7:00 p.m with a light supper to follow.                          Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – The Church of the  Intercession                                  Wednesday, March 18, 2015 – Saint Philip’s Church                                                           Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – All soul                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 So  mark your calendars and note these dates because We look forward to seeing you there                                           Canon Victoria Sirota,                                                                          MNIPC CLERICUS               Diane B. Pollard, MNIPC

 Lent 2015 Confirmation, Reception, Reaffirmation of Faith -Learning and Prayer Group                                                                                                                            

On Saturday mornings in Lent the Rev. Dr. Mary Foulke and Seminarian Marilyn McMillan  will lead classes exploring the foundational beliefs and practices of the Episcopal Church based on the Nicene Creed. This is an opportunity for those who are new to learn more about the Episcopal Church, for those longtime members to refresh their faith, and for all to experience a close community of learning and prayer. Please join us on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12 noon!

March 14               God’s Purpose                                                                                               March 21               God’s Body, the Church                                                                             March 28                  Heaven, God’s Home

All are welcome to attend one or more classes; those wishing the Rite of Confirmation, Reception or Reaffirmation of Faith are required to attend all classes and save the date: Saturday, April 4, at 5 pm, when we will go together to the Cathedral for the Great Easter Vigil. For more information please speak with the Rector.

Save the date: May 2-3, 2015 – St. Mary’s hosts Indaba Weekend with guests from   St. James’ Hyde Park and St. John’s, Wilmot, New Rochelle                     To participate please contact stmarysharlem@gmail.com or 212-864-4013.

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 of each month. We always need some volunteers to help     prepare and serve the “Second Meal” following the service.

                                 Annual Meeting and Elections                                                                At St. Mary’s Annual Meeting on March 1, 2015, we gave thanks for the faithful service of Radford Arrindell (Warden for 4 years), Shirrell Patterson (Vestry member for 6 years), Lysander Puccio (moved from Vestry member to full-time Director of the New York Intern Program), Greg Scholl (Vestry member who has moved with his wife, the Rev. Chloe Breyer to St. Philip’s), and Jim White (Vestry member who completed his first term). We celebrate the elections of new leadership: Lisa Slocum, Warden; new Vestry are Radford Arrindell, Freddi Brown-Carter, Eva Greene, Kym Roberts, and Jim White (2nd term). We also elected St. Mary’s delegates to Diocesan Convention: Freddi Brown-Carter and Joel Kovel, and representatives to the Manhattan North Inter-Parish Council: Linda Burton, Gloria Ellis-Smith, and Eva Greene.

 Birthdays and Baptismal Blessings Every first Sunday of each month

Healing Prayer Every third Sunday of each month

Men’s Prayer Group meets every last Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.

 ECW Prayer Group meets second Sundays following the 10:00 a.m. service.                All women are welcome.  Please join us! 

 Episcopal Church Women meets every third Sunday of the month following the 10:00 a.m.   Church  Service.

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. in the St. Francis Chapel (back of the sanctuary). 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. 

Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group meets every first Sunday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the rectory living room. New members always welcome. Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support.

Free!  Movies Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm.  March 13, The hundred-foot journey (dramedy, pg. 2014, 122 mins.)  Indian family opens a restaurant in france across from a michelin-starred eatery. w/ Helen mirren.                 So…Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, and the fun…   as always volunteers are needed. 

 Thrift.StMarys@Gmail.com • 212-864-4013 proceeds support st. mary’s episcopal church and its mission to serve the homeless and hungry people of harlem. los ingresos 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 Thursday morning of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin. Pray for: St. Mary’s Robert Danny Jones Memorial Shelter as we seek a new home         

                                 Special Prayer requests and blessings                                               Prayers for Health, prayers for Eva Green and family, Shirley Hilliard, Stephanie Miranda, Patrica Pinnick, Teiggy, David Wreck, Mathwews Jones, Lauren Giaccone, Mathews Ventirin jr. Morgan Justin Mitchell, Ruby Washington, Harewood family, Evelyn Fortna, Gail M. Harper & family, Yolanda Toby, Raheem Harris, Gwen Walker and family, Kym Roberts Rosa Moore, Mary Wilder, Lois Coe, Gloria Ellis-Smith, Barbara Fuller, Barbara,  Tina and April Jackson, Pray for Sheila Patterson, Anthony Howell, Danita Williams, Theresa Willams, Jarrod Nieves, Naomi Griffin, Morgan Michelle, Jeannette Cunningham, Stephanie & Heather Harwood, Ersilia Cioffi, Roger Korezykowski (Big Red), , Marion Smith, Alexis, Alex D. Raymond, Cakla-Cancer,  Robert D, Michael P, Antonio A, Duane Lu, Ranfi, Clementina, Alex G, Franchesco G, Lynette Dixon, Domingo Perez, Irma Rivera, Jarrod Nieves, Piet Sanders, Morgan Mitchell, Robert Johnson and family, Sharon Manaiza and family, Algia and son.                                                                                                                                                  

 

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March 1, 2015

 Good Morning and welcome to St. Mary’s Church!   

 Fr. Keith Johnson of St. Philip’s Church, has gone to glory. Please pray for the repose of his soul as well as his family and the congregation of St. Philip’s church in this difficult time.

MANHATTAN NORTH INTER_PARISH COUNCIL DIOCESE OF                                NEW YORK 2015 LENTEN SERVICE SCHEDULE                                                                                                                                                                                                                      We are pleased to advise you of the 2015 MNIPC Lenten Prayer                                                                                      and Supper Series Schedule.                                                                             The Lenten Evening Services will begin at 7:00 p.m with a light supper to follow.                  Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – Saint Martin’s Church                                                       Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – The Church of the Intercession                                   Wednesday, March 18, 2015 – Saint Philip’s Church                                                       Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – All Souls’                                                                                 So  Smark your calendars and note these dates because We look forward                                         to seeing you there         Canon Victoria Sirota                                                                            MNIPC CLERICUS               Diane B. Pollard, MNIPC

Lent 2015 Confirmation, Reception, Reaffirmation of                                                   Faith -Learning and Prayer Group                                                                                       On Saturday mornings in Lent the Rev. Dr. Mary Foulke and Seminarian Marilyn McMillan  will lead classes exploring the foundational beliefs and practices of the Episcopal Church based on the Nicene Creed. This is an opportunity for those who are new to learn more about the Episcopal Church, for those longtime members to refresh their faith, and for all to experience a close community of learning and prayer. Please join us on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12 noon!

March 7                 God at Work (please note, following this class we will assist with Saturday Outreach distribution of food to hungry people in our neighborhood)                       March 14               God’s Purpose                                                                                               March 21               God’s Body, the Church                                                                             March 28              Heaven, God’s Home                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           All are welcome to attend one or more classes; those wishing the Rite of Confirmation, Reception or Reaffirmation of Faith are required to attend all classes and save the date: Saturday, April 4, at 5 pm, when we will go together to the Cathedral for the Great Easter Vigil. For more information please speak with the Rector.

 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 of each month. We always need some                   volunteers to help prepare and serve the “Second Meal” following the service.

                  St. Mary’s Annual Church Meeting is Today after the 10:am service   join us, all are welcome

 Birthdays and Baptismal Blessings Every first Sunday of each month                          Healing Prayer Every third Sunday of each month                                                                  Men’s Prayer Group meets every last Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.                        ECW Prayer Group meets second Sundays following the 10:00 a.m. service.                   All women are welcome.  Please join us!                                                                                         Episcopal Church Women meets every third Sunday of the month following the 10:00 a.m.   Church  Service.                                                                                                                 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. in the St. Francis Chapel (back of the sanctuary). 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

Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group meets every first Sunday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the rectory living room. New members always welcome. Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support.

Free!  Movies Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm.  March 6, Captain America: the winter soldier (action-adwenture, pg-13,2014, 136 mins.) Steve Rogers struggles in the modern world & battles a threat from history w/chris evens Samuel L. Jackson, scarlett Johansson.  So…Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, and the fun…   as always volunteers are needed. 

Thrift.StMarys@Gmail.com • 212-864-4013 proceeds support st. mary’s episcopal church and its mission to serve the homeless and hungry people of harlem. los ingresos 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 Thursday morning of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin.

Annual Stewardship Statements for 2014 are now available in the                                back of the church  Please pick yours up today!

Pray for: St. Mary’s Robert Danny Jones Memorial Shelter as                                   we seek a new home                

                              Special Prayer requests and blessings                                               Prayers for Health, prayers for Patrica Pinnick, Teiggy, David Wreck, Mathwews Jones, Lauren Giaccone, Mathews Ventirin jr. Morgan Justin Mitchell, Ruby Washington, Harewood family, Evelyn Fortna, Gail M. Harper & family, Yolanda Toby, Raheem Harris, Gwen Walker and family, Kym Roberts Rosa Moore, Mary Wilder, Lois Coe, Gloria Ellis-Smith, Barbara Fuller, Barbara,  Tina and April Jackson, Pray for Sheila Patterson, Anthony Howell, Danita Williams, Theresa Willams, Jarrod Nieves, Naomi Griffin, Morgan Michelle, Jeannette Cunningham, Stephanie & Heather Harwood, Ersilia Cioffi, Roger Korezykowski (Big Red), , Marion Smith, Alexis, Alex D. Raymond, Cakla-Cancer,  Robert D, Michael P, Antonio A, Duane Lu, Ranfi, Clementina, Alex G, Franchesco G, Lynette Dixon, Domingo Perez, Irma Rivera, Jarrod Nieves, Piet Sanders, Morgan Mitchell, Robert Johnson and family, Sharon Manaiza and family, Algia and son, Sherrill, Syida, Tara Patterson, Inez Alexander,Ginny, Edward, and Sarah Johnson.

 

 

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February 23, 2015

Good Morning and welcome to St. Mary’s Church!

MANHATTAN NORTH INTER_PARISH COUNCIL DIOCESE OF NEW YORK                        2015 LENTEN SERVICE SCHEDULE                                                                                                                                                                                                                             We are pleased to advise you of the 2015 MNIPC Lenten Prayer and Supper Series Schedule.                                                                                                                                                     The Lenten Evening Services will begin at 7:00 p.m with a light supper to follow.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – Saint Ambrose Church                                             Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – Saint Martin’s Church                                                       Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – The Church of the Intercession                                   Wednesday, March 18, 2015 – Saint Philip’s Church                                                       Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – All Souls’

So  mark your calendars and note these dates because We look forward to seeing you there                              Canon Victoria Sirota,                                                                                                   MNIPC CLERICUS               Diane B. Pollard, MNIPC

Preparing for Lent with celebration!                                                                                          Too often Christians are only very serious, where is the fun?                                            Classes for Adult Confirmation, Reception, Reaffirmation of Faith                            Saturdays in Lent at 10:30 am; for those new to the Episcopal Church and those longtime members who wish to refresh their faith!                                                                                         Wednesday 2/25, 7 pm Evening Prayer & Lenten Meal at St. Ambrose Church

To participate please contact: stmarysharlem@gmail.com or 212-864-4013       Lent 2015 Confirmation, Reception, Reaffirmation of Faith -Learning and Prayer Group                                                                                                                             On Saturday mornings in Lent the Rev. Dr. Mary Foulke and Seminarian Marilyn McCord will lead classes exploring the foundational beliefs and practices of the Episcopal Church based on the Nicene Creed. This is an opportunity for those who are new to learn more about the Episcopal Church, for those longtime members to refresh their faith, and for all to experience a close community of learning and prayer. Please join us on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12 noon!

February 21             Trusting God

February 28             Risking Love

March 7                 God at Work (please note, following this class we will assist with Saturday Outreach distribution of food to hungry people in our neighborhood)

March 14               God’s Purpose

March 21               God’s Body, the Church

March 28                  Heaven, God’s Home

All are welcome to attend one or more classes; those wishing the Rite of Confirmation, Reception or Reaffirmation of Faith are required to attend all classes and save the date: Saturday, April 4, at 5 pm, when we will go together to the Cathedral for the Great Easter Vigil. For more information please speak with the Rector.

Regular Happenings at St. Mary’s Church!                                                                                              “Black History Month”

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

Today at 3 pm, St. Mary’s Church will host the 7th Annual                                           Harlem Chamber Players Black History Celebration                                                     Please join us                                                                                                                               Birthdays and Baptismal Blessings Every first Sunday of each month                         Healing Prayer Every third Sunday of each month                                                                   Men’s Prayer Group meets every last Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.                         ECW Prayer Group meets second Sundays following the 10:00 a.m. service.                  All women are welcome.  Please join us!                                                                                      Episcopal Church Women meets every third Sunday of the month following the 10:00 a.m.   Church  Service.                                                                                                                 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. in the St. Francis Chapel (back of the sanctuary). 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. 

Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group meets every first Sunday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the rectory living room. New members always welcome. Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support.

Free!  Movies Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm. Black History Feature: February 27, get on up (drama w/ music, pg-13, 2014, 139 mins)   the story of james brown’s rise from poverty to superstardom.      So…Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, and the fun…         as always volunteers are needed. 

Thrift.StMarys@Gmail.com • 212-864-4013 proceeds support st. mary’s episcopal church and its mission to serve the homeless and hungry people of harlem. los ingresos 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 Thursday morning of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin.

Annual Stewardship Statements for 2014 are now available in the back of the church.   Please pick yours up today!                   

                     Pray for: St. Mary’s Robert Danny Jones Memorial Shelter                                     as we seek a new home

  Special Prayer requests and blessings 

 Prayers for Health, prayers for David Wreck, Mathwews Jones, Lauren Giaccone, Mathews Ventirin jr. Morgan Justin Mitchell, Ruby Washington, Harewood family, Evelyn Fortna, Gail M. Harper & family, Yolanda Toby, Raheem Harris, Gwen Walker and family, Kym Roberts Rosa Moore, Mary Wilder, Lois Coe, Dionne Broissier, Gloria Ellis-Smith, Barbara Fuller, Barbara,  Tina and April Jackson, Pray for Sheila Patterson, Anthony Howell, Danita Williams, Theresa Willams, Jarrod Nieves, Naomi Griffin, Morgan Michelle, Jeannette Cunningham, Stephanie & Heather Harwood, Ersilia Cioffi, Roger Korezykowski (Big Red), , Marion Smith, Alexis, Alex D. Raymond, Cakla-Cancer,  April, Joseph, Robert D, Michael P, Antonio A, Duane Lu, Ranfi, Clementina, Alex G, Franchesco G, Lynette Dixon, Domingo Perez, Irma Rivera, Jarrod Nieves, Piet Sanders, Morgan Mitchell, Robert Johnson and family, Sharon Manaiza and family, Algia and son, Sherrill, Syida, Tara Patterson, Inez Alexander, Solydin and Erina and family, James Allen, Lisa Quarles and family, Bonnie and Beth, Ronald Turner, Daryl & Terrence & Danielle,  Davis.

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February 15, 2015

Good Morning and welcome to St. Mary’s Church!

MANHATTAN NORTH INTER_PARISH COUNCIL DIOCESE OF NEW YORK     2015 LENTEN SERVICE SCHEDULE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 We are pleased to advise you of the 2015 MNIPC Lenten                                                           Prayer and Supper Series Schedule.                                                                                                   The Lenten Evening Services will begin at 7:00 p.m with a light supper to follow.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – Saint Ambrose Church                                             Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – Saint Martin’s Church                                                       Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – The Church of the Intercession                                   Wednesday, March 18, 2015 – Saint Philip’s Church                                                     Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – All Souls’                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         So mark your calendars and note these dates because                                                                     We look forward to seeing you there.                                                                                                                            Canon Victoria Sirota,                                                                                         MNIPC CLERICUS                 Diane B. Pollard, MNIPC

Ash Wednesday Services, February 18 at 12 noon & 7 pm                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Imposition of Ashes and Holy Eucharist                                                              Classes for Adult Confirmation, Reception, Reaffirmation of Faith 

Saturdays in Lent at 10:30 am; for those new to the Episcopal Church and those longtime members who wish to refresh their faith!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Sunday 2/22, 3 pm Harlem Chamber Players Black History Celebration

Wednesday 2/25, 7 pm Evening Prayer & Lenten Meal at St. Ambrose Church                                To participate please contact: stmarysharlem@gmail.com or 212-864-4013.

Preparing for Lent with celebration!                                                                                     Too often Christians are only very serious, where is the fun?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Lent 2015 Confirmation, Reception, Reaffirmation of Faith -Learning and Prayer Group     On Saturday mornings in Lent the Rev. Dr. Mary Foulke and Seminarian Marilyn McCord will lead classes exploring the foundational beliefs and practices of the Episcopal Church based on the Nicene Creed. This is an opportunity for those who are new to learn more about the Episcopal Church, for those longtime members to refresh their faith, and for all to experience a close community of learning and prayer. Please join us on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12 noon!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   February 21           Trusting God                                                                                         February 28          Risking Love                                                                                             March 7                    God at Work (please note, following this class we will assist with Saturday Outreach distribution of food to hungry people in our neighborhood)

March 14               God’s Purpose                                                                                               March 21              God’s Body, the Church                                                                             March 28              Heaven, God’s Home

All are welcome to attend one or more classes; those wishing the Rite of Confirmation, Reception or Reaffirmation of Faith are required to attend all classes and save the date: Saturday, April 4, at 5 pm, when we will go together to the Cathedral for the Great Easter Vigil. For more information please speak with the Rector.

                                                       “Black History Month”

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 of each month. We always need some volunteers to help     prepare and serve the “Second Meal” following the service.

February is Black History Month and St. Mary’s Annual Poetry Readings Celebration Come join with us February 15th at our 10: am church service and experience Black History like never before!

Birthdays and Baptismal Blessings Every first Sunday of each month                         Healing Prayer Every third Sunday of each month                                                        Men’s Prayer Group meets every last Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.                       ECW Prayer Group meets second Sundays following the 10:00 a.m. service.                   All women are welcome.  Please join us!                                                                                       Episcopal Church Women meets every third Sunday of the month following the 10:00 a.m.   Church  Service.                                                                                                               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. in the St. Francis Chapel (back of the sanctuary). 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. 

Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group meets every first Sunday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the rectory living room. New members always welcome. Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support.

Free!  Movies Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm. Black History Feature: February 20, the color purple (drama, pg 13, 1985, 154 mins.) the life & trials of a young black eooman w/ whoopee Goldberg, oprah Winfrey. (famously snubbed by the Oscars with 11 nominations & 0 wins )         So…Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, and the fun…         as always volunteers are needed. 

 Thrift.StMarys@Gmail.com • 212-864-4013 proceeds support st. mary’s episcopal church and its mission to serve the homeless and hungry people of harlem. los ingresos 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 Thursday morning of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin.

Annual Stewardship Statements for 2014 are now available in the back of the church.  Please pick yours up today!

Pray for: St. Mary’s Robert Danny Jones Memorial Shelter as we seek a new home                 Special Prayer requests and blessings 

 Prayers for Health, prayers for Morgan Justin Mitchell, Ruby Washington, Harewood family, Evelyn Fortna, Gail M. Harper & family, Yolanda Toby, Raheem Harris, Gwen Walker and family, Kym Roberts Rosa Moore, Mary Wilder, Lois Coe, Dionne Broissier, Gloria Ellis-Smith, Barbara Fuller, Barbara,  Tina and April Jackson, Pray for Sheila Patterson, Anthony Howell, Danita Williams, Theresa Willams, Jarrod Nieves, Naomi Griffin, Morgan Michelle, Jeannette Cunningham, Stephanie & Heather Harwood, Ersilia Cioffi, Roger Korezykowski (Big Red), , Marion Smith, Alexis, Alex D. Raymond, Cakla-Cancer,  April, Joseph, Robert D, Michael P, Antonio A, Duane Lu, Ranfi, Clementina, Alex G, Franchesco G, Lynette Dixon, Domingo Perez, Irma Rivera, Jarrod Nieves, Piet Sanders, Morgan Mitchell, Robert Johnson and family, Sharon Manaiza and family, Algia and son, Sherrill, Syida, Tara Patterson, Inez Alexander, Solydin and Erina and family, James Allen, Lisa Quarles and family, Bonnie and Beth, Ronald Turner, Daryl & Terrence & Danielle Davis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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February 8, 2015

Good Morning and welcome to St. Mary’s Church!  We are Not Afraid

A Valentine’s Day Mardi Gras Masked Ball! Saturday, February 14, 2014 Doors & Live Music at 7pm, Dinner at 8pm, DJ at 10pm. Tickets $20 in advance (by end of day Feb. 12), $30 on or after Feb. 13th. Seating is limited. Masks are REQUIRED & will be for sale at the door Ticket includes: 4-course Dinner; Live Music by KAZU(jazz/tribal); Live Entertainment 1 Raffle Ticket (prizes include dinner for 2 at Red Rooster!) Also available: Drinks, Photos, Handmade Valentines Gift & mush more!

MANHATTAN NORTH INTER_PARISH COUNCIL DIOCESE OF NEW YORK 2015 LENTEN SERVICE SCHEDULE We are pleased to advise you of the 2015 MNIPC Lenten Prayer and Supper Series Schedule. The Lenten Evening Services will begin at 7:00 p.m with a light supper to follow. Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – Saint Ambrose Church Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – Saint Martin’s Church Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – The Church of the Intercession Wednesday, March 18, 2015 – Saint Philip’s Church Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – All Souls’ So Smark your calendars and note these dates because We look forward to seeing you there Canon Victoria Sirota, MNIPC CLERICUS Diane B. Pollard, MNIPC

Preparing for Lent with celebration! Too often Christians are only very serious, where is the fun?
Ash Wednesday Services, February 18 at 12 noon & 7 pm.
Imposition of Ashes and Holy Eucharist
Classes for Adult Confirmation, Reception, Reaffirmation of Faith Saturdays in Lent at 10:30 am; for those new to the Episcopal Church and those longtime members who wish to refresh their faith!

1/31 & 2/1 INDABA: St. Mary’s team with St. John’s, Wilmot, at St. James, Hyde Park, Ny Sundays 2/1 and 2/8 – Hand Made Valentine’s Gifts for sale at coffee-hour after 10 am service! Saturday 2/7, 10:30 am, Celebration of Saint Absalom Jones at the Cathedral of St. John
Sunday 2/8, 10 am Visit of Bishop Geralyn Wolf to St. Mary’s
Saturday 2/14, 7 pm Mardi Gras Masked Ball
Sunday 2/15, 10 am Black History Month Poetry Celebration
Wednesday 2/18, 12 noon and 7 pm Ash Wednesday Services
Sunday 2/22, 3 pm Harlem Chamber Players Black History Celebration
Wednesday 2/25, 7 pm Evening Prayer & Lenten Meal at St. Ambrose Church
To participate please contact: stmarysharlem@gmail.com or 212-864-4013.

Lent 2015 Confirmation, Reception, Reaffirmation of Faith -Learning and Prayer Group
On Saturday mornings in Lent the Rev. Dr. Mary Foulke and Seminarian Marilyn McCord will lead classes exploring the foundational beliefs and practices of the Episcopal Church based on the Nicene Creed. This is an opportunity for those who are new to learn more about the Episcopal Church, for those longtime members to refresh their faith, and for all to experience a close community of learning and prayer. Please join us on Saturdays from 10:30 am to 12 noon!
February 21 Trusting God
February 28 Risking Love
March 7 God at Work (please note, following this class we will assist with Saturday Outreach distribution of food to hungry people in our neighborhood)
March 14 God’s Purpose
March 21 God’s Body, the Church
March 28 Heaven, God’s Home
All are welcome to attend one or more classes; those wishing the Rite of Confirmation, Reception or Reaffirmation of Faith are required to attend all classes and save the date: Saturday, April 4, at 5 pm, when we will go together to the Cathedral for the Great Easter Vigil. For more information please speak with the Rector.

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 of each month. We always need some volunteers to help prepare and serve the “Second Meal” following the service.
Peace of Pizza will be hosted jointly by St. Mary’s and NYIP. The event will include semi-structured conversation and discussion. Wednesday Feb, 11, at 7: pm Pizza and drinks will be served. All members of St. Mary’s and guest are welcome to attend.
Birthdays and Baptismal Blessings Every first Sunday of each month
Healing Prayer Every third Sunday of each month
Men’s Prayer Group meets every last Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.
ECW Prayer Group meets second Sundays following the 10:00 a.m. service. All women are welcome. Please join us!
Episcopal Church Women meets every third Sunday of the month following the 10:00 a.m.Church Service.
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. in the St. Francis Chapel (back of the sanctuary). 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.
Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group meets every first Sunday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the rectory living room. New members always welcome. Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support.
Free! Movies Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm. So…Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, and the fun… as always volunteers are needed.
Thrift.StMarys@Gmail.com • 212-864-4013 proceeds support st. mary’s episcopal church and its mission to serve the homeless and hungry people of harlem. los ingresos 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 Thursday morning of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin.

Pray for: St. Mary’s Robert Danny Jones Memorial Shelter as we seek a new home
Special Prayer requests and blessings
Prayers for Health, prayers for Evelyn Fortna, Gail M. Harper & family, Yolanda Toby, Raheem Harris, Gwen Walker and family, Kym Roberts Rosa Moore, Mary Wilder, Lois Coe, Dionne Broissier, Gloria Ellis-Smith, Barbara Fuller, Barbara, Tina and April Jackson, Pray for Sheila Patterson, Anthony Howell, Danita Williams, Theresa Willams, Jarrod Nieves, Naomi Griffin, Morgan Michelle, Jeannette Cunningham, Stephanie & Heather Harwood, Ersilia Cioffi, Roger Korezykowski (Big Red), , Marion Smith, Alexis, Alex D. Raymond, Cakla-Cancer, April, Joseph, Robert D, Michael P, Antonio A, Duane Lu, Ranfi, Clementina, Alex G, Franchesco G, Lynette Dixon, Domingo Perez, Irma Rivera, Jarrod Nieves, Piet Sanders, Morgan Mitchell, Robert Johnson and family, Sharon Manaiza and family, Algia and son, Sherrill, Syida, Tara Patterson, Inez Alexander, Solydin and Erina and family, James Allen, Lisa Quarles and family, Bonnie and Beth, Ronald Turner,

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February 1, 2015

Good Morning and welcome to St. Mary’s Church!                                                         A Valentine’s Day Mardi Gras Masked Ball!                                                           Saturday, February 14, 2015                                                                                                      Doors & Live Music at 7pm, Dinner at 8pm, DJ at 10pm.                                                   Tickets $20 in advance (by end of day Feb. 12), $30 on or after Feb. 13th.  Seating is limited. Masks are REQUIRED & will be for sale at the door                                          Ticket includes: 4-course Dinner; Live Music by KAZU(jazz/tribal);                                   Live Entertainment 1 Raffle Ticket (prizes include dinner for 2 at Red Rooster!)                 Also available: Drinks, Photos, Handmade Valentines Gift & mush more!

 MANHATTAN NORTH INTER_PARISH COUNCIL                                         DIOCESE OF NEW YORK 2015                                                                                               LENTEN SERVICE SCHEDULE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           We are pleased to advise you of the 2015 MNIPC Lenten                                                        Prayer and Supper Series Schedule.                                                                                                    The Lenten Evening Services will begin at 7:00 p.m with a light supper to follow.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – Saint Ambrose Church                                             Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – Saint Martin’s Church                                                       Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – The Church of the  Intercession                                   Wednesday, March 18, 2015 – Saint Philip’s Church                                                       Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – All Souls’ Church

Please mark your calendars and note these dates                                                                                           We look forward to seeing you there.                                                                                                                  Canon Victoria Sirota,                                                                                                 MNIPC CLERICUS                                          Diane B. Pollard, MNIPC

                      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 of each month. We always need some volunteers to help prepare and serve the “Second Meal” following the service.               

Birthdays and Baptismal Blessings Every first Sunday of each month                     Healing Prayer Every third Sunday of each month                                                                 Men’s Prayer Group meets every last Saturday of the month at 9:00 a.m.                       ECW Prayer Group meets second Sundays following the 10:00 a.m. service.                                             All women are welcome.  Please join us!                                                           Episcopal Church Women meets every third Sunday of the month following the 10:00 a.m. Church Service.                                                                                                             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. in the St. Francis Chapel (back of the sanctuary). 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. 

 Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group meets every first Sunday 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the rectory living room. New members always welcome. Come share your burdens and joys in this prayerful circle of support.

 Free!  Movies Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm. February 6, Black History Double Feature: Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist (doc, UR, 1979, 30 mins.) PLUS: the Proud valley (Dram, UR, 1940 76 mins) sacrifices are in a welsh coal mining valley, W/paul Robeson.    So…Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, and the fun…  as always volunteers are needed.          

Thrift.StMarys@Gmail.com • 212-864-4013 proceeds support st. mary’s episcopal church and its mission to serve the homeless and hungry people of harlem. los ingresos 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 Thursday morning of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin.

Pray for:                                                                                                                                       St. Mary’s Robert Danny Jones Memorial Shelter as we seek a new home

Special Prayer requests and blessings 

Prayers for Health, prayers for Raheem Harris, Gwen Walker and family, Kym Roberts Rosa Moore, Mary Wilder, Lois Coe, Dionne Broissier, Gloria Ellis-Smith, Barbara Fuller, Barbara,  Tina and April Jackson, Pray for Sheila Patterson, Anthony Howell, Danita Williams, Theresa Willams, Jarrod Nieves, Naomi Griffin, Morgan Michelle, Jeannette Cunningham, Stephanie & Heather Harwood, Ersilia Cioffi, Roger Korezykowski (Big Red), , Marion Smith, Alexis, Alex D. Raymond, Cakla-Cancer,  April, Joseph, Robert D, Michael P, Antonio A, Duane Lu, Ranfi, Clementina, Alex G, Franchesco G, Lynette Dixon, Domingo Perez, Irma Rivera, Jarrod Nieves, Piet Sanders, Morgan Mitchell, Robert Johnson and family, Sharon Manaiza and family, Algia and son, Sherrill, Syida, Tara Patterson, Inez Alexander, Solydin and Erina and family, James Allen, Lisa Quarles and family, Bonnie and Beth, Ronald Turner, Daryl & Terrence & Danielle,  Queen Brown, Michelle, Robert Scavellaio, Eva Green and family, Heather Jean Balsden, Sandra Grines-Davis, Elena Davis,

 

 

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January 25, 2015

Good Morning and welcome to St. Mary’s Church!

Men’s Prayer Group meets Saturday January 31, at 9: am. Men are welcome

A Valentine’s Day Mardi Gras Masked Ball!                                                                     Saturday, February 14, 2014                                                                                             Doors & Live Music at 7pm, Dinner at 8pm, DJ at 10pm.                                                   Tickets $20 in advance (by end of day Feb. 12), $30 on or after Feb. 13th.                                   Seating is limited. Masks are REQUIRED & will be for sale at the door.

Ticket includes:  4-course Dinner; Live Music by KAZU (jazz/tribal);                                   Live Entertainment; 1 Raffle Ticket (prizes include dinner for 2 at Red Rooster!)                   Also available: Drinks, Photos, Handmade Valentines Gifts, & more!

Thrift.StMarys@Gmail.com • 212-864-4013 proceeds support st. mary’s episcopal church and its mission to serve the homeless and hungry people of harlem. los ingresos apoyan la iglesia episcopal de santa maria y su misión de servir a las personas sin hogar y hambrientos de harlem

MANHATTAN NORTH INTER-PARISH COUNCIL                                                   DIOCESE OF NEW YORK 2015 LENTEN SERVICE SCHEDULE                                We are pleased to advise you of the 2 0 1 5 MNIPC                                                                     Lenten Prayer and Supper Series Schedule.                                                                                   The Lenten Evening Services will begin at 7:00 p.m.                                                                   with a light supper to follow,                                                                                         Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – Saint Ambrose Church                                           Wednesday, March 4, 2015 — Saint Martin’s Church                                       Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – The Church of the Intercession                   Wednesday, March 18, 2015 — Saint Philip’s Church                              Wednesday, March 25, 2015 — All Souls’ Church 

Please mark your calendars and note these dates.                                                                           We look forward to seeing you there.                                                                                                   Canon Victoria Sirota, MNIPC CLERICUS              Diane B. Pollard, MNIPC

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