Good morning and welcome to St. Mary’s
Bagpipes and Drums!! Many thanks to Tommy Chang, Ray Lewis and the St. Mary’s Choir and Acolytes for leading our Palm Sunday Procession this morning. Once again we are blessed to start our Holy Week observance by going forth into our neighborhood to witness where God is working among the poor and oppressed. Thank you!!
Today, Palm Sunday: March 24th: 8am and 10am With procession and the Reading of the Passion narrative.
Holy Week and Easter Services
*Tenebrae: Wednesday March 27th: 6:30pm: A service of Psalms and Scripture for Holy Week
* Maundy Thursday: March 28th: 6:30pm: Foot Washing, Holy Communion, followed by all night vigil at the Altar of Repose
*Good Friday: March 29th: 12 noon: The Good Friday Liturgy, Music by the Harlem chamber Players, Holy Communion form the Reserved Sacrament
*Holy Saturday: March 30th: 12 noon: A short service of prayer in the garden
*Easter Sunday: March 31st: 7:30am Vigil and First Eucharist Easter:10.am Festal
Stewardship and your pledge – As a community, we share in many ways. We give God and each other prayer, time, togetherness, talents and tithing. Turning in a pledge card is a demonstration of your commitment, and helps with planning for 2013. We thank you if you have already pledged. If you have not pledged, please prayerfully consider your pledge to St. Mary’s for 2013, and turn in pledge card today.
A leadership workshop will be held at the Cathedral, Saturday April 27, from 9am-1pm for the Vestry and others interested parishioners of St. Mary’s. If you are interested in attending the workshop please see Father Tom Pellaton.
Vestry members meet today after the 10:am service.