REMINDER:  Sunday Worship will be at 8 and 10:30 am from now on.

Fall Back! Daylight Savings Time is November 5th

In Loving Memory of Mohamed Bah
Wednesday, November 1st @ 9 AM, U.S. District Court, 500 Pearl Street
Come and show your solidarity for the family of Mohamed Bah, shot dead multiple times by NYPD.

Wednesday Evening Prayer 7  pm, Garden
Join members and friends for Evening Prayer services. For inclement weather, find us in the church.

Thursday Dance!
Dance for Variable Populations—Thursdays from 5-6:30 pm in the Undercroft.
November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7

Family Pledge Discussion today
During coffee hour, we’ll talk about being a community of service and action, living in authentic relationship with one another, and growing together in faith. Upcoming coffee hour conversations (11:45 am): 11/5 – Exploring our Faith: The Episcopal Church; 11/12 – Exploring our Faith: Prayer & Sacraments; 11/19 – Exploring our Faith: Stewardship.

Thanksgiving Eve Service
Wednesday, November 22, 7 PM @ All Soul’s Church, 88 St Nicholas Ave
Save the date for a multi-faith Thanksgiving Eve service

Save the Date!
Sunday, November 26, St. Mary’s Community Stewardship Dinner 12:30 pm in the Undercroft; reserve your space through the Parish Office: 212-864-4013,

Harlem Live Holiday Vendor Fair
Saturday, December 2, visit the St. Mary’s Makers 11 am to 6 pm at the Harlem State Office Building Plaza, 163 W. 125th St

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

Ozier Muhammad and Lisa Redd, Radford Arrindell, Joel Kovel, Kym Roberts and family, Jorge Blanco, Aiden Smith, Queen Esther Hall, Martha Elizabeth Smith, Saban Carter Hooks, Arthur Williams III, Denise Stokes, Carol White, Professor Bradley,  Philindia Smith, Julian Pentopoulos, Sebastian and Darley Gurski-Corniel, Evie Fortna, Alfred Slocum, Rodney Simmons, Maggie, Hershell & Ola Bullard, Dorothy Boxley, Lane family, Effie Scott, Gloria Ellis Smith, Shirrell & Tyrone Felder, the Crawford family, Harding family, April & Barbara Jackson, Marion Smith, Doris Rodriquez, Gwen Walker & family, Bonnie Phelps and family, Lois Coe, Mary Kelly Brown, Marvin Jones, Michelle & Devante  Atkins, Betty Littlefield, Heather Jean Balsdom, Eva Greene & family, Patterson Family, Shirley Hilliard, Matthew Jones, Stephanie Miranda, David Wreck, Liya Pagani, Camilo Lopez, Tonya Yates, Wilfredo Perata, Pearl Harris, Lisa Slocum, Inez Alexander, Carmen Antoniella Torre, James Allen, Anthony Howell, Latasha Wilson, Asha Taylor, Harriet Wyatt, Zachary and Arin Mazza, Carmen Cabrera, Rachel Fuhrer and family, Raheem Harris, Stephanie Lane, Mary Wilder.

X  Regular Happenings at St. Mary’s Church! X

Ecclesia, every 1st Sunday at 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.
Harlem Insight
Meditation for all levels.
By donation.  All are welcome. No experience is necessary.

 Saturdays 10am-12pm in the Rectory
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 12:30pm 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
Healing Prayer
third Sunday of each month.
Men’s Prayer Group
Restructuring, for more information call the Parish Office.
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 p.m.  All are invited. Next meeting: Nov 19th!
Tuesday Writing Group
1st and 3rd Tuesday at 7pm in the Parish Hall. Bring your work, your journal, or just come ready to write something… creative, factual, non-sensical. All are welcome.
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: October 26.
Free Movie!
Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm… St. Mary’s Movies! Nov 3: Wonder Woman (2017, pg-13) Amazonian warrior in training leaves home to fight in a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.  Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, dinner and the fun…  as always, volunteers are needed.  
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 Store • 212-864-4013•Sat & Sun 12-5 pm 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
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:

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