Good Morning and Welcome to St. Mary’s Church!!
Thanks to all who helped with “2010 End-of-Summer Teen Jam” last night. Special thanks to Celia Braxton, Lisa Slocum and Dwayne Lavender and all for your great work! Everyone had a good time!
During the Summer, please do not forget to bring your pledge to the Church if you are going to be out of town. St. Mary’s Church depends on the generous contributions of our members to keep our programs operating. Thank you and have a safe and relaxing summer!
Eccelsia: Marcus Garvey Park: Sundays at 2:00 pm. St. Mary’s is the lead congregation on the first and third Sunday each month. Next Sunday, September 5 th we will need some volunteers following the service to help us put together the meals. Also: St. Mary’s Homeless Street Outreach: Saturdays, 12 noon preparation and 2:00 pm street outreach. Please let us know if you can help and please keep the Homeless Street Outreach in your prayers. We need more volunteers for this important outreach ministry of the parish. Thank you!!
Movies at St. Mary’s: St. Mary’s and Ecclesia Ministries will show movies at 6:00 pm on Fridays, and once a month host and open mic cabaret. Come for the fellowship, the popcorn and the FUN!! Also, we need volunteers to help set up and clean up after the movies, so please let Lisa Slocum know if you can help out. Thanks!! Sept. 3rd: Open mic night; Sept. 10th: Casablanca; Sept. 17th: X-Men; Sept. 24: Quantum of Solace; Oct. 1: Open mic.
Episcopal Church Women’s Prayer Committee will meet Sunday, September 12th following the 10:00 am service. All women are invited to pray with us and deepen our relationship in God’s love.
VOTE VOTE VOTE: Primary Election Day in New York City: September 14th. The polls are open from 6:00 am until 9:00 pm. Go vote and represent our community.
The next Vestry meeting is Sept. 23rd at 6:00 pm. All are welcome to attend.
Music at St. Mary’s: Season Opening Concert: Sept. 26th at 3:00 pm: The Harlem Chamber Players return for a new season!! The program includes: Johann Sebastian Bach “Viola da Gamba Sonata in G Major, for Cello and Piano” Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson “Movement for String Trio” Max Bruch Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Piano & Brahms “Sextet No. 1 in B-flat Major for Strings”
The Episcopal Church Women will meet Sept. 26th , the fourth Sunday of the month, following the 10:00 am service. Please see the Episcopal Church Women’s coordinator, Ms. Celia Braxton, for more information.
Preaching schedule: September 5: Rev. Kooperkamp. Rev. Kooperkamp will be out of town on vacation August 16- 30.