Welcome to Happenings! Wednesday Evening Prayer at the Pier continues
 Sunday service time to change to 10:30 in September! 
 and a reminder that meditation/wellness is important in every season.

August Happenings at St. Mary’s

Summer continues with Evening Prayer every Wednesday at 7 pm on the Harlem Pier,rain or shine faithful members, friends, and passers-by have gathered for prayers, a scripture reading and singing.
Field Trip to the East River Reflections Labyrinth on Thursday, August 3;

meet at St. Mary’s at 6 pm to travel together by train, or meet there (East River Park, just North of the Williamsburg Bridge) more info.
Blessings and goodbyes to this year’s NYIP Interns, Sunday August 6 at 10 am
Say farewell to Rachel, Catherine and Andrew, and celebrate their next steps. Hear more about their year with us on Wednesday, August 9 at 7 pm, last Peace of Pizza of this year!
Living Change Fellowship at St. Mary’s
What was known for 10 years as “The New York Intern Program” at St. Mary’s, is changing! NYIP was one of the founding members of the Episcopal Service Corps, a nation-wide umbrella organization of young adult service and justice year programs. In growing NYIP, last year it became a program of the Diocese of New York. To catch up with the growth, names are changing. The Diocesan program will be called The New York Service and Justice Collaborative; it will support multiple programs in the diocese. St. Mary’s program will be called The Living Change Fellowship. New “Fellows” (no longer interns) will arrive August 25.
we will welcome the new Fellows in worship on September 3.
St. Mary’s Festival
September 8-10
Celebrate the birth of Blessed Mary, the Godbearer!
Friday – Garden Party & Film Festival
Saturday – Creative Workshops
Festive Sunday Worship 
at 10:30 am!
for more information and about how you can help, please contact the Parish Office
The retreat this Spring included Buddha Day at Blue Cliff Monastery in the Thich Nhat Han lineage of Zen Buddhism
Harlem Insight Meditation
Saturdays at 10 am
Harlem Insight Meditation offers meditation on Saturdays from 10 am to 12 noon. All are welcome, no experience necessary; donations accepted. for more information.
Pamsula Zen Meditation
Mondays 6 to 7:30 pm
Teacher Daiken Nelson in the White Plum Lineage of Taizan Maezumi & the Zen Peacemaker Order leads beginning instruction at 6, Meditation at 6:30 (including walking meditation and Dharma talk). All are welcome; donations accepted.
Urban Qi
Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:30 am
TaiChi/Qi Gong classes in St. Nicholas Park (@135th St on the “plaza”), in the Undercroft at St. Mary’s in case of inclement weather. All are welcome; donations accepted. Free for members of St. Mary’s. for more information.

Happenings Reminders

Thrift Shop: will be closed for the month of August. Re-opening on St. Mary’s Festival Weekend, 9/8!
Ecclesia:Sunday 8/6 at 2 pm in Marcus Garvey Park
Final Peace of Pizza w/NYIP: Wednesday 8/9 at 7 pm
Miriam, Mark & MarxThursday, 8/31 at 6:30 pm
Vestry1/22 at 12:00 pm
Starting September 10, Sunday Eucharist will be at 8 and 10:30 am!
and many weekly ministries: Monday Pantry, Tuesday Medical Clinic, Wednesday Choir Practice, Friday Movie Night, Saturday Outreach/Mobile Soup Kitchen, Weekday Alanon/NA/AA meetings, every night Shelter. more information!

St. Mary’s Church, 521 West 126th Street, New York, NY 10027
212 864-4013

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