X Good Morning and Welcome to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church! X

521West 126th Street X New York, NY 10027 (212) 864-4013 www.StMarysHarlem.org             www.facebook.com/st.marys.harlem


pride flags sunset

Saturday, June 23, 4- 7 pm: Beyond Gun Control- Youth, Race, & the New Movement to End Gun Violence
St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church is hosting a Bronx Community Teach-in & Gun Violence Panel with Youth. Justice-themed performance by Peace by Piece Productions (MS 128 students). Refreshments provided. 146 W 228th St., Bronx, NY 10463. For more: https://bit.ly/2xXMuH4

Sunday, June 24: LGBTQA Pride
The first Pride March was held in 1970, and has since become an annual civil rights demonstration; the purpose has broadened to include the battle against AIDS, and to remember all who have died from violence and disease. This year, St. Mary’s will march with the Diocese of New York following the 10:30 am service.

Details: Check in for Episcopalians: 3 p.m.
Formation Block: 17th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue

Other details:
Section Number 7
Order Number within the Section 39
Confirmed Group Size 200

Tips for the day:
Wear comfortable shoes. Stay hydrated. If you don’t need to bring a bag/backpack, don’t. NYPD will be searching bags.

Sunday, June 24, 4:00 pm: Pride Evensong
This celebrated service, which culminates Pride Week, features St. Luke’s Choir with The Rev. Dr. Mary Foulke preaching! A reception will follow the Choral Evensong Service. At the Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 487 Hudson Street (between Christopher & Grove St).

Saturday, July 7, 10 am-6 pm: St. Mary’s Yard Sale
St. Mary’s and Unity Fellowship are hosting a yard sale in the garden. To rent a table call: Pat (347) 583-4262 or the parish office (212) 864-4013.

Sunday, July 15, 10:30 am: St. Mary’s Parish Picnic & Eucharist in Morningside Park
Save the date for the annual parish picnic!
10:30 am Outdoor Worship
11:15 am Community Sharing Meal
In Morningside Park at 121st Street. For those with difficulty walking, enter at 123rd Street and Morningside, follow path to the left, just past 120th St entrance, we will be on the left. All Are Welcome! Rain/weather alternate date 7/29.

Sunday, July 22, Wisdom Circle coffee hour
The Wisdom Circle will be hosting coffee hour and engaging us in questions that inspire self-reflection and sharing. Due to our busy schedules and many ministries throughout the week, we don’t always get a chance to cultivate our relationships—sometimes old, sometimes new—with our St. Mary’s family. Come for the opportunity to connect heart-to-heart and bless someone else with the wisdom of your life.

Pray for:

The missions of…

The Black Lives Matter Movement (https://policy.m4bl.org/platform/)

Jubilee USA (http://www.jubileeusa.org/)

The New Sanctuary Movement (http://www.newsanctuarynyc.org/)

Our 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.

Our 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

Atkins, Vanessa Austin, Alma Albeniz, Inez Alexander, Bennie Mae, Diana Balsdom, Carlee Azania Buens, Andre Burns, Diana Butler, Ivan Bannister, Tyrone Benjamin, Carmen Cabrera & family, Lois Coe, Delancey & De la Cruz Family, Devante, Tyrone & Shirrell Felder, Candace Fraser, Rachel Furer, Vivian Furer, Jessica Furer, Rebecca Furer, Celeste Garcia, Janet Gibson, Aisa Giles, Patrick Hancock, Patrick Harding, Elnora Harewood, Rick Harris, Shirley Hillard, Geraldine Ivins, Chanell Johnson, Ivory Johnson, the Kovel-Halleck family, Joseph Lorde, Margaret Mautner, Glenn Maynard, Henry McFarlane, Jerry McMillan & Julissa Santos-McMillan, Michelle, Frank Munzer, Luis Penabarrero, Philindia Smith, the Pfeffer & Phelps Family, Wilfrido Peralta Rodrigues & family, Erma and Salydine, the Slocum family, Marion Smith, James & Kimberly Snyder, Francisco Tejeda, Rosa Velez, Arthur Williams & family, David Wreck, Marsha Wright, Harriet Wyatt, Suzy Zavaletta


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

Every 1st Sunday 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.

Evening Prayer at St. Mary’s
Evening Prayer returns to the Harlem pier (Hudson River & 125th St)! Every week at 7 pm.

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 12:30 pm 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 Sandra.Flowers90@myhunter.cuny.edu.

Healing Prayer third Sunday of each month.

Women’s Prayer Group All women are invited to this discussion and prayer time, 2nd  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 pm.  All are invited. Next meeting: July 22.

Miriam, Mark and Marx: Our interfaith Justice and Peace Activism Community meets the last Thursday of each month. We gather at 6:30PM 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: June 28.

Free Movie! Every Friday Night at St. Mary’s Church at 6:00 pm… St. Mary’s Movies! June 29: Justice League (2017) pg-13, action-adventure, 2h. Bruce Wayne enlists the help of Diana Prince to face a great foe. w/ Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa.  Come for the fellowship, the movie, the popcorn, dinner and the fun…  volunteers always needed and welcome.

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.StMarys@gmail.com • 212-864-4013•Fri 3-5 pm 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 stmarysharlem@gmail.com.
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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