✠ Good Morning and Welcome to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church! ✠
521 West 126th Street, New York, NY 10027 ✠ (212) 864-4013
PRIDE MARCHES – SUNDAY
9:30 am Reclaim Pride March at Christopher St. and 7th Ave; 1 pm, Rally on the Great Lawn. For more information: https://reclaimpridenyc.org/, https://www.facebook.com/queermarch.
4pm World Pride/Stonewall 50th Anniversary March with the Diocese of New York at 32nd Street between Madison and Park Ave! St. Mary’s folks who want to march together meet up at the Diocese start spot. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/groups/220187362837/
Save Allen Psych Service Rally on July 11th
6:00PM at Broadway just before going into Bronx. Talk with Rook Partham about going as group. 212-864-4913.
Lights for Liberty Protest! on Friday, July 12
6pm meet at church to go with St. Mary’s
At Foley Square – Lafayette St/Worth St/Centre St. On July 12th, Lights for Liberty will shine a light on the horrific abuses of the administration in human detention camps. People will begin arriving at 7pm local time at locations around the nation. At five main locations, legislators, activists, and organizers will speak until 9pm. At 9pm local time, at every detention camp, and in cities, towns, and homes around America, a silent sea of candles will light up the nation. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/353371105367972/
Unity Fellowship Praise Team and St. Mary’s Grand Garden Party! Saturday, July 13
12-6 pm A cooperative free event! Jerk & BBQ, corn on the cob, salads and more – by the plate or a la carte. Vendor tables $25. (contact Pat 347-538-4262, or Adrian 718-938-8052). Thrift Shop expanded sale. Volunteers needed! email the Parish Office. Music & Dancing!
Living Change Fellows Final Presentation & Celebration at Coffee Hour on Sunday, July 14
Come hear Rook and SK talk about their year at St. Mary’s/Living Change Fellowship and celebrate their time among us!
St. Mary’s Annual Picnic! on Sunday, July 21
10:30 am Eucharist followed by potluck picnic bring a blanket, a chair, some food to share! Morningside Park at 120th Street (to avoid the steps, enter at 124th Street).
St. Mary’s Summer Camp: Registration OPEN
St. Mary’s Summer Camp will return this summer with new Director Joann Serrano beginning Monday, July 15 through Wednesday, August 14. We are recruiting public school children who have completed 2nd through 5th grade for a program of movement, academic enrichment, gardening, art and recreation. To pick up an application, please come by the parish office during office hours (Monday-Friday 10am-2pm).
Thrift Shop: your help needed!
Thanks to Jenny G., St. Mary’s Thrift Shop has been very successful! As we seek to expand the ministry (for example to provide free clothing to Pantry or Movie Night communities), we are seeking creative thinkers and helpers to plan and set up this next step! If you can help, please email the Rector at email@example.com
✠ We ask your Prayers for ✠
The Missions endorsed by St. Mary’s Vestry: 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: Unity Fellowship Church, NYC; NYC Adventist Forum; Pamsula Zen; Alanon; Alcoholics Anonymous; Columbia Harlem Homeless Medical Partnership (CHHMP); the Episcopal Churches in Harlem (MNIPC); Narcotics Anonymous; Circles of Support/Network; St. Mary’s Center; Urban Qi; Master Anthony Richardson Martial Arts; Forces of Nature Dance Theatre.
Our Neighbors: 26th Precinct, Eglise de Dieu, Emergency Services, Manhattan North Task Force, 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.
And for the broader church: The Diocese of New York (www.dioceseny.org/ ) | The Episcopal Church (www.episcopalchurch.org/) | The Anglican Communion (www.anglicancommunion.org/)
✠ Prayer Requests for Health & Healing✠
Syida Adam, Carlos Arias, Jennifer Balsdon, Freddi Brown-Carter, Jim Butler, Edna Estime & Family, Shirrell and Tyrone Felder, Natalie Floyd, Samuel Franklin, Rachel & Jessica & Becky & Vivian Furer, Jennifer Garamedia Turcio, Claudia Giles, Eva Greene & Family, Khadijah Harden & Family, Elnora Harewood, Junie Harewood, Gail Harper, Jamaree Harrigan, Anthony Howell, Lisa Jerell, Ana Jimenez & family, Donn A Sue Johnson, Zaiire King, Joseph Lorde, Desiree Manaiza, Courtney Maine, Roy Matney, Jerry McMillan, Aidan Moctar, Joseph Munzer, Miguel & Liz & Dasanie Nieves, Sheila Patterson, Wilfrido Peralta and Carmen de Peralta, Pat Puccio, Derek + Ruby Reeves, Lisa Rivers Mazza, Kym Roberts, Mia Sanchez, Lizetta Sanjuago, Thomas Sayee, Effie Scott, Marion Smith, Philindia Smith, John Raymond Smith, Kimberly Snyder, Lisa Valerio, Russell & Connie Whiteside, Marsha & Arthur Williams III, Meilai & Michelle Wong.
Charlie Johnson,Deniece Gray, Joan Gray, Gary Gray, Marie Spivey, Duane, Mike, Glenn Walker, Kim, June, Amy, Mark, Noel Robinson, Theresa Baker, Donald Trump, ALL Homeless, All Substance Users, All Immigrant Children in Detention Centers, All Immigrants, All LGBTQ Youth, Elders, All LGBTQ Folks, Antonique Spivey, Antonaya Spivey, Ronald Spivey, Rocky Spivey, Rashawna Spivey, Kendel Spivey, Sean Vaughn, All of my SGI Buddhist friends, All of my Matollionequay Camp friends, Elizabeth Franco and Family,
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To reach the Rector: please call 929-266-6279 or email: email@example.com
✠ Regular Happenings at St. Mary’s Church! ✠
Birthday and Anniversary Blessings 1st Sunday of each month.
Spirit and Strife Peer Support Group 1st 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.
Women’s Prayer Group 2nd Sundays of each month at 12:30 pm – All women are invited to this discussion and prayer time. Sunday, July 14!
Healing Prayers 3rd Sundays of each month: laying on of hands/ prayer offered at the 8 & 10:30 services. Sunday, July 21!
Wisdom Circle (NO Wisdom circle in July)
4th Sunday Potluck Bring a dish to share following 10:30am worship. Sunday, July 28!
The Vestry Fourth Sundays of every month at 12:30 pm. The Vestry is the governing board of St. Mary’s. All are invited. Next meeting: Sunday, July 28.
Ecclesia Service & Meal 1st Sundays at 2:00 p.m. in Marcus Garvey Park, volunteers always needed to help prepare and serve the “Second Meal” following the service.
Unity Fellowship Church of New York Sundays at 2:00pm. Led by the Rev. Deborah Rice. Sr. Bishop Zachary Jones.
Martial Arts for Children and Adults Sundays starting at 3 pm. Led by Master Anthony Richards.
Contact the Parish Office for more information.
Narcotics Anonymous (We Have a Dream) Sundays at 7:30 pm
Alcoholics Anonymous Mondays at 12pm in the Parish Hall.
St. Mary’s Food Pantry Mondays at 4 pm grocery-style shopping choices available for all neighbors. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pamsula Zen Meditation Mondays at 6:00 pm in the rectory (6:00 Beginning Instruction, 6:30 Meditation, 7:00 Meditation, 7:30 Talk, Discussion Q&A)
Harlem CoDA Mondays at 6:45pm in the Parish Hall. For more information visit www.nyccoda.org or email coordinators at email@example.com.
Columbia-Harlem Homeless Medical Partnership Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30 pm; free medical clinic with dental consults 1st& 3rd Tuesdays, psychiatry 1st Tuesdays, occupational therapy 2nd& 4th Tuesdays. No ID required.
Refugee Arts Workshop Tuesdays at 7:15pm in the Parish Hall. For more information contact Lysander Puccio.
Urban Qi Every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:30 am at St. Nicholas Park @135th Street. Inclement weather–meet in the Undercroft. ( Tai Chi and Qi Gong classes, free for St. Mary’s members)
St. Mary’s Choir Every Wednesday at 6 pm—no audition required, newcomers welcome!
Narcotics Anonymous (Men Supporting Men) Every Wednesday at 7:30 pm.
Miriam, Mark, Muhammad and Marx meets the last Sunday of each month for interfaith justice and peace activism and community. On second Thursdays, our agenda is hands-on work. We gather at 6:30PM to share food, experiences, feelings, followed by strategies for advancing the struggle. For information call Jim White at 201-956-5356. Next meeting: July 25.
Narcotics Anonymous (Convent Ave Group) Thursdays at 7:30 pm
Al-Anon (Harlem Harmony) Every Friday at 11 am.
Free Friday Movie Night! every Friday at 6:00 pm. July 5: INDEPENDENCE DAY FEATURE – Coming to America (1988, R, Rom-Com, 116min), A pampered African prince (Eddie Murphy) travels to Queens, New York, and goes undercover to find a wife that he can respect for her intelligence and will.
Saturday Mobile Soup Kitchen every Saturday starting at 12 noon. Help prepare sandwiches and lunch bags and then distribute them to our neighbors on the street.
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).
St. Mary’s Thrift Shop
Fridays 2-5, Saturdays 12-5, Sundays 12-3. All proceeds support St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and its mission to serve homeless and hungry people. Los ingresos apoyan la Iglesia Episcopal de Santa Maria y su misión de servir a las personas sin hogar y hambrientos de Harlem.
RDJ Memorial Refugee Shelter
Every night! The Refugee Shelter at St. Mary’s is always looking for volunteers for overnight shifts and more. This is a great opportunity to support immigrants and refugees in New York City. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.