Peace and Serenity Anniversary Concert and Dinner Celebration @ St. Mary’s

Sunday, September 22, 2019 @ 5 p.m. (doors open at 4:30p.m.) @ St. Mary’s

Skinny Kenny Productions presents Kenny Allan Smith’s Peace and Serenity 35th Year Anniversary Reunion and Homecoming Celebration. Anniversary dinner immediately following concert in the rectory-parish hall and in the Garden. We’re gonna have church! tICKETS: $50. To RSVP: call Kenny Allan Smith  at 929.300.2100 or email kennypiano2001@yahoo.com.

St. Mary’s Announcements for September 8

This week at St. Mary’s

TODAY, SUNDAY, Sept. 8

The Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary!

Bishop Shin preaching and presiding, festival of art and movement to follow.

Special Announcements

Freedom Days: St. Mary’s Children’s Program

Freedom days is a program for public school children age 6 to 9 years old designed to explore the fun and responsibilities of human freedom through arts and movement. Led by Rev. Mary and Ms. Carla and friends. Registration is open first-come, first-served for up to 20 children.; $25 fee for all sessions, or $5 per session. Please stop by on Sunday after worship for registration, or at the office from 10am – 2pm Monday through Friday.

RDJ Refugee Shelter Inaugural Cocktail Reception: #ChangeTheNarrative

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 @ 6:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Join the shelter staff for a fundraiser cocktail reception. Parishioners, please use the free tickets and donation tickets to R.S.V.P.

American Red Cross: Blood Donors NEEDED, especially Type 0+

UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS

The Seating of The Right Reverend Dickson Chilongani, Bishop of the Diocese of Central Tanganyika

Sunday, September 15, 2019 @ 4 p.m.

International Cathedra of the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine

You are cordially invited to an Evensong service for the Seating by the Bishop of New York of the Right Reverend Dickson Chilongani, Bishop of the Diocese of Central Tanganyika.

Peace and Serenity Anniversary Concert and Dinner Celebration

Sunday, September 22, 2019 @ 5 p.m. (doors open at 4:30p.m.) @ St. Mary’s

Skinny Kenny Productions presents Kenny Allan Smith’s Peace and Serenity 35th Year Anniversary Reunion and Homecoming Celebration. Anniversary dinner immediately following concert in the rectory-parish hall and in the Garden. We’re gonna have church! tICKETS: $50. To RSVP: call Kenny Allan Smith  at 929.300.2100 or email kennypiano2001@yahoo.com. Please see announcements table for flyers containing the full list of performers.

New York Altar Guild Workshop

Saturday, October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Grace Church (Tuttle Hall), 802 Broadway, Manhattan

All members of parish altar guilds are invited to this 7th annual NYAG workshop! There is no charge, but registration is required. Lunch will be provided. Registration deadline: Friday, September 20. Questions? Judith Barba, jbadm@aol.com, 845-298-0552

Workshop on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Thursday, October 10, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Church of the Heavenly Rest, 2 East 90th Street, Manhattan

A One-Day Workshop for Clergy and Lay Leaders sponsored by the diocesan Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Task Force. This workshop aims to inform and equip our lay and ordained leaders with tools to better respond to parishioners experiencing domestic violence and/or sexual assault, i.e. interpersonal violence in all its forms, seeking refuge, support and empowerment towards choices of safe and abundant living. The workshop is free, but registration is required. Space is limited. Registration Deadline: Thursday, October 3.  Rev. Dr. Victoria J. Rollins, domagetouslemonde@yahoo.com, 917-805-9765. https://www.dioceseny.org/ednyevent/domestic-violence-sexual-assault-workshop-oct-2019/ 

We ask your Prayers for

We pray for transitions! We pray for the renovation of the sanctuary floor, for the workers and for the Forces of Nature Dance Theatre with whom we are now sharing the space. 

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,  San Marco Anglican Church, Nicaragua. 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

Carlos Arias, Freddi Brown-Carter, Professor Bradley, Jamilah Danielson, Taino Danielson, Dorothy Dicent, Jackie Edwards, Edna Estime & Family, Shirrell and Tyrone Felder, Rachel & Jessica & Becky & Vivian Furer, Jennifer Garamedia Turcio, Eva Greene & Family, Khadijah Harden & Family, Elnora Harewood, Junie Harewood, Gail Harper, Paula Herz, Anthony Howell, Ana Jimenez & family, Donna Sue Johnson, Ivory Johnson, Joseph Munzer, Wilfrido Peralta and Carmen de Peralta, Pat Puccio, Dawn Reeves, Derek + Ruby Reeves, Virginia Robinson, Lisa Rivers Mazza, Kym Roberts, Yolanda Royal + Family, Lizetta Sanjuago, Thomas Sayee, Marilyn Seven + Roy, Effie Scott, Marion Smith, Philindia Smith, John Raymond Smith, Gwen Walker, Marsha Williams + + +  

We pray for the Snyder family, especially for the repose of the soul of Rodney Snyder.

 If you have any information to share with St. Mary’s church, please send it to parishoffice@stmarysharlem.org by Wednesday at 5 pm of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin. To reach the Rector: rector@stmarysharlem.org

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

SUNDAYS

  • 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. Sunday, October 6!
  • Women’s Prayer Group 2nd Sundays of each month at 12:30 pm – All women are invited to this discussion and prayer time.  Sunday, October 3!
  • Healing Prayers 3rd Sundays of each month: laying on of hands/ prayer offered at the 8 & 10:30 services. Sunday, September 15!
  • Wisdom Circle  3rd Sundays in the Rectory Common Room at 12:30 pm. Next Circle: Sunday, September 15!
  • 4th Sunday Potluck Bring a dish to share following 10:30am worship. Sunday, September 22!
  • 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, September 29!
  • Ecclesia Service & Meal Sundays at 2:00 p.m. in Marcus Garvey Park, volunteers always needed.
  • Unity Fellowship Church of New York Sundays at 1:30pm. 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. 
  • Narcotics Anonymous (We Have a Dream) Sundays at 7:30 pm

MONDAYS

  • 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: st.marysfoodprograms@gmail.com. The pantry will be closed tomorrow, 9/9/2019.
  • 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 codany370@gmail.com

TUESDAYS

  • 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 next meeting TBA

WEDNESDAYS

  • Urban Qi Every Wednesday, Thursday 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.

THURSDAYS

  • Miriam, Mark, Muhammad and Marx (MMM&M) meets the second and last Thursdays of  the month. We gather at 6:00PM for food and friendship and then engage in study and action planning, particularly to support the New Sanctuary movement and to stop NYPD from killing people in mental crisis  For more information write Jim white james.white173@gmail.com, or leave a message for him at the church office. Next meeting: Sept. 12. 
  • Narcotics Anonymous (Convent Ave Group) Thursdays at 7:30 pm

FRIDAYS

  • Al-Anon (Harlem Harmony) Every Friday at 11 am.
  • Free Friday Movie Night! every Friday at 6:00 pm. sept. 13 us (2019, r, 1h56min, horror) worlds of the haves and have nots collide, to terrifying effect. not for the faint of heart. lupita nyong’o, winston duke, dir. jordan peele.

SATURDAYS

  • 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).

Free Mail Pick-Up

Monday – Friday, 10am-2pm. Use St. Mary’s as your mailing address. Sign up at the Church.

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 admin@rdjrefugeeshelter.org.

St. Mary’s Announcements for September 1

This week at St. Mary’s

MONDAY, Sept. 2:  Labor Day Office and Food Pantry Closed!

FRIDAY, Sept. 6: Melange Fashion Show

Starting at 8pm – A love movement in the worlds of fashion, art and culture. For more information visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/melange-2019-new-york-fashion-week-tickets-64944365345 

SATURDAY, Sept. 7: Sanctuary Preparation

Starting at 11am – Help us clean and beautify our newly restored space for St. Mary’s Festival!

SUNDAY, Sept. 8: the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary!

Bishop Shin preaching and presiding, festival of art and movement to follow.

Special Announcement

Freedom Days: St. Mary’s Children’s Program

Freedom days is a program for public school children age 6 to 9 years old designed to explore the fun and responsibilities of human freedom through arts and movement. Led by Rev. Mary and Ms. Carla and friends. Registration is open first-come, first-served for up to 20 children.; $25 fee for all sessions, or $5 per session. Please stop by on Sunday after worship for registration, or at the office from 10am – 2pm Monday through Friday.

UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS:

New York Altar Guild Workshop

Saturday, October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Grace Church (Tuttle Hall), 802 Broadway, Manhattan

All members of parish altar guilds are invited to this 7th annual NYAG workshop! There is no charge, but registration is required. Lunch will be provided. Registration deadline: Friday, September 20. Questions? Judith Barba, jbadm@aol.com, 845-298-0552

Workshop on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Thursday, October 10, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Church of the Heavenly Rest, 2 East 90th Street, Manhattan

A One-Day Workshop for Clergy and Lay Leaders sponsored by the diocesan Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Task Force. This workshop aims to inform and equip our lay and ordained leaders with tools to better respond to parishioners experiencing domestic violence and/or sexual assault, i.e. interpersonal violence in all its forms, seeking refuge, support and empowerment towards choices of safe and abundant living. The workshop is free, but registration is required. Space is limited. Registration Deadline: Thursday, October 3.  Rev. Dr. Victoria J. Rollins, domagetouslemonde@yahoo.com, 917-805-9765. https://www.dioceseny.org/ednyevent/domestic-violence-sexual-assault-workshop-oct-2019/ 

We ask your Prayers for

We pray for transitions! We pray for the renovation of the sanctuary floor, for the workers and for the Forces of Nature Dance Theatre with whom we are now sharing the space. 

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

Carlos Arias, Freddi Brown-Carter, Professor Bradley, Jamilah Danielson, Taino Danielson, Dorothy Dicent, Jackie Edwards, Edna Estime & Family, Shirrell and Tyrone Felder, Rachel & Jessica & Becky & Vivian Furer, Jennifer Garamedia Turcio, Eva Greene & Family, Khadijah Harden & Family, Elnora Harewood, Junie Harewood, Gail Harper, Paula Herz, Anthony Howell, Ana Jimenez & family, Donna Sue Johnson, Ivory Johnson, Joseph Munzer, Wilfrido Peralta and Carmen de Peralta, Pat Puccio, Dawn Reeves, Derek + Ruby Reeves, Virginia Robinson, Lisa Rivers Mazza, Kym Roberts, Yolanda Royal + Family, Lizetta Sanjuago, Thomas Sayee, Marilyn Seven + Roy, Effie Scott, Marion Smith, Philindia Smith, John Raymond Smith, Gwen Walker, Marsha Williams + + +  

 If you have any information to share with St. Mary’s church, please send it to parishoffice@stmarysharlem.org by Wednesday at 5 pm of each week to be placed in the weekly bulletin. To reach the Rector: rector@stmarysharlem.org

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

SUNDAYS

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. TODAY Sunday, September 1!

Women’s Prayer Group 2nd Sundays of each month at 12:30 pm – All women are invited to this discussion and prayer time.  Sunday, September 8!

Healing Prayers 3rd Sundays of each month: laying on of hands/ prayer offered at the 8 & 10:30 services. Sunday, September 15!

Wisdom Circle  3rd Sundays in the Rectory Common Room at 12:30 pm. Next Circle: Sunday, September 15!

4th Sunday Potluck Bring a dish to share following 10:30am worship. Sunday, September 22!

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, September 22!

  • 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.
  • Narcotics Anonymous (We Have a Dream) Sundays at 7:30 pm

MONDAYS

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: st.marysfoodprograms@gmail.com.

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 codany370@gmail.com

TUESDAYS

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 (will not be meeting in August)

WEDNESDAYS

Urban Qi Every Wednesday, Thursday 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.

THURSDAYS

Miriam, Mark, Muhammad and Marx (MMM&M) meets the second and last Thursdays of  the month. We gather at 6:00PM for food and friendship and then engage in study and action planning, particularly to support the New Sanctuary movement and to stop NYPD from killing people in mental crisis  For more information write Jim white james.white173@gmail.com, or leave a message for him at the church office. Next meeting: Sept. 12. 

Narcotics Anonymous (Convent Ave Group) Thursdays at 7:30 pm

FRIDAYS

Al-Anon (Harlem Harmony) Every Friday at 11 am.

Free Friday Movie Night! every Friday at 6:00 pm. sept. 6 amazing grace (2018, g, 87min, musica documentary) blissful live recording of aretha franklin and choir in watts, LA in 1972. w/ aretha franklin, rev. James cleveland [5:30 open mic night] tonight only, please enter through the white door through the garden.

SATURDAYS

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).


Free Mail Pick-Up

Monday – Friday, 10am-2pm. Use St. Mary’s as your mailing address. Sign up at the Church.

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 admin@rdjrefugeeshelter.org.

St. Mary’s Announcements for August 25

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

www.StMarysHarlem.org • www.facebook.com/st.marys.harlem

IMPORTANT ST. MARY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Freedom Days: St. Mary’s Children’s Program

Freedom days is a program for public school children age 6 to 9 years old designed to explore the fun and responsibilities of human freedom through arts and movement. Led by Rev. Mary and Ms. Carla and friends. Registration is open first-come, first-served for up to 20 children.; $25 fee for all sessions, or $5 per session. Please stop by on Sunday after worship for registration, or at the office from 10am – 2pm Monday through Friday.

Sanctuary floor renovation = Worship in the Garden/Rectory

Forces of Nature Dance Theatre, our new space sharing partner, is renovating the sanctuary floor! While we look forward to the final product, August will be full of changes for our worship space – worship will be in the Garden or the Rectory (depending on the weather). If you would like to know more about the specific work and schedule, please contact a member of Vestry or the Parish Office.

St. Mary’s Recycles!

Starting this month, St. Mary’s will be asking all parishioners and programs to separate trash for recycling! Look for the new labeled bins in the Rectory, the Parish Hall and the Undercroft to sort plastic/glass/metal and paper. If you are not sure where something goes, please ask.

SAVE THE DATES!

September 8-9: ST. MARY’S FESTIVAL WEEKEND!

On September 8th, join us at welcoming Bishop Shin and our Harlem Community to St. Mary’s!

UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS:

National Jazz Museum in Harlem presents The Spirit of Harlem

Monday, August 26 at 7pm • Free Admission ($10 suggestion donation)

Harlem School of the Arts Theater, 649 Nicholas Ave. (at 141st St.)

Join us for a special jazz concert of celebratory homage to the most iconic moments of Harlem’s musical past. Featuring Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra. Limited Seating. RSVP required: http://www.HSANYC.com

The MAAFA Suite: A Healing Journey (Bus Trip Sponsored by the EDNY Reparations Committee)

Fri, September 20, 2019 @ 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm – Registration deadline: September 3

The MAAFA Suite: A Healing Journey is an original theatrical commemoration. Through drama, song, rhythm, and dance, The MAAFA Suite tells a story of Africans confronted with the arrival of white slavers, the voyage of Africans to America, and the complex circumstances under which enslaved Africans were oppressed. Now in its 11th season, the production inspires and uplifts as it reminds us of the resiliency of the human spirit.  Cost: $65, including bus fare and theater ticket. Transportation: Bus leaves from outside the Cathedral of St. John the Divine at 4:30p.m. https://www.dioceseny.org/ednyevent/maafa2019/ 

New York Altar Guild Workshop

Saturday, October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Grace Church (Tuttle Hall), 802 Broadway, Manhattan

All members of parish altar guilds are invited to this 7th annual NYAG workshop! There is no charge, but registration is required. Lunch will be provided. Registration deadline: Friday, September 20. Questions? Judith Barba, jbadm@aol.com, 845-298-0552

Workshop on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Thursday, October 10, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Church of the Heavenly Rest, 2 East 90th Street, Manhattan

A One-Day Workshop for Clergy and Lay Leaders sponsored by the diocesan Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Task Force. This workshop aims to inform and equip our lay and ordained leaders with tools to better respond to parishioners experiencing domestic violence and/or sexual assault, i.e. interpersonal violence in all its forms, seeking refuge, support and empowerment towards choices of safe and abundant living. The workshop is free, but registration is required. Space is limited. Registration Deadline: Thursday, October 3.  Rev. Dr. Victoria J. Rollins, domagetouslemonde@yahoo.com, 917-805-9765. https://www.dioceseny.org/ednyevent/domestic-violence-sexual-assault-workshop-oct-2019/ 

We ask your Prayers for

We pray for transitions! We pray for the renovation of the sanctuary floor, for the workers and for the Forces of Nature Dance Theatre with whom we are now sharing the space. 

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

Carlos Arias, Freddi Brown-Carter, Professor Bradley, Jamilah Danielson, Taino Danielson, Dorothy Dicent, Jackie Edwards, Edna Estime & Family, Shirrell and Tyrone Felder, Rachel & Jessica & Becky & Vivian Furer, Jennifer Garamedia Turcio, Eva Greene & Family, Khadijah Harden & Family, Elnora Harewood, Junie Harewood, Gail Harper, Paula Herz, Anthony Howell, Ana Jimenez & family, Donna Sue Johnson, Ivory Johnson, Joseph Munzer, Wilfrido Peralta and Carmen de Peralta, Pat Puccio, Dawn Reeves, Derek + Ruby Reeves, Virginia Robinson, Lisa Rivers Mazza, Kym Roberts, Yolanda Royal + Family, Lizetta Sanjuago, Thomas Sayee, Marilyn Seven + Roy, Effie Scott, Marion Smith, Philindia Smith, John Raymond Smith, Gwen Walker, Marsha Williams + + +  

 If you have any information to share with St. Mary’s church, please send it to parishoffice@stmarysharlem.org 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: rector@stmarysharlem.org

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

SUNDAYS

  • 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. Sunday, September 1!
  • Women’s Prayer Group 2nd Sundays of each month at 12:30 pm – All women are invited to this discussion and prayer time.  Sunday, September 8!
  • Healing Prayers 3rd Sundays of each month: laying on of hands/ prayer offered at the 8 & 10:30 services. Sunday, September 15!
  • Wisdom Circle  3rd Sundays in the Rectory Common Room at 12:30 pm. Next Circle: Sunday, September 15!
  • 4th Sunday Potluck Bring a dish to share following 10:30am worship.  TODAY, Sunday, August 25!
  • 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: TODAY, Sunday, August 25!
  • 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

MONDAYS

  • 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: st.marysfoodprograms@gmail.com.
  • 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 codany370@gmail.com

TUESDAYS

  • 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 (will not be meeting in August)

WEDNESDAYS

  • Urban Qi Every Wednesday, Thursday 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.

THURSDAYS

  • 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:  August 29. 
  • Narcotics Anonymous (Convent Ave Group) Thursdays at 7:30 pm

FRIDAYS

  • Al-Anon (Harlem Harmony) Every Friday at 11 am.
  • Free Friday Movie Night! every Friday at 6:00 pm. aug. 30 ghostbusters (1984, pg, 1h45min, action comedy) former parapsychology professors set up a ghost removal service. w/ bill murray, dan aykroyd, sigourney weaver.

SATURDAYS

  • 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).

Free Mail Pick-Up

Monday – Friday, 10am-2pm. Use St. Mary’s as your mailing address. Sign up at the Church.

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 admin@rdjrefugeeshelter.org.

St. Mary’s Announcements for August 4

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

www.StMarysHarlem.org • www.facebook.com/st.marys.harlem

IMPORTANT ST. MARY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sanctuary floor renovation = Worship in the Garden/Rectory

Forces of Nature Dance Theatre, our new space sharing partner, is renovating the sanctuary floor! While we look forward to the final product, August will be full of changes for our worship space – worship will be in the Garden or the Rectory (depending on the weather). If you would like to know more about the specific work and schedule, please contact a member of Vestry or the Parish Office.

St. Mary’s Recycles!

Starting this month, St. Mary’s will be asking all parishioners and programs to separate trash for recycling! Look for the new labeled bins in the Rectory, the Parish Hall and the Undercroft to sort plastic/glass/metal and paper. The Food Programs already do this, let’s all do our part! If you are not sure where something goes, please ask.

Welcome Union Seminary Students! (including EDS@Union)

On August 23, St. Mary’s will welcome a group of Union Theological Seminary students, some of whom are also enrolled in Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) at Union, who will live in the apartment in the Parish Hall for this academic year. Stay tuned for opportunities to meet and support these students!

St. Mary’s Summer Camp

St. Mary’s Summer Camp continues! Please remember that church grounds will have restricted access while camp is in session; mail service will be provided at the portico.

Raising My Voice-KIN: Story Telling and Leadership Training at St. Mary’s

Raising My Voice-KIN is a story telling and leadership initiative designed for men and women who have a member of their family that is incarcerated or recently released that have experienced first-hand the impact of incarceration and reentry and want to share their story.  Training will be held on Saturday afternoons (peer lunch 12:00-1:00 and training 1:00-3:00) on the following dates: August 3, 10, 17, 24, Graduation August 31. There is a $30 stipend per session, metro cards and lunch provided. For more information contact: Lila Garcia at (646) 296-5319 or Lila@circlesofsupport.org. 

UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS:

EDNY 4th Annual Global Mission Fair: “The Way of Love: Engaging Globally”

Saturday October 12, 2019  @ 10am – 3:30pm (Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.)

Christ Episcopal Church 20 Carroll Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Complimentary round-trip bus service from Manhattan provided by the Global Mission Commission. Admission: $20 when registered by October 1 $30 thereafter. Lunch included. Parking on premises. For more information and to register, go to www.Dioceseny.org/gmFair19 or call 212-316-7484 with any questions.

Traducción simultánea disponible para este evento

The MAAFA Suite: A Healing Journey (Bus Trip Sponsored by the EDNY Reparations Committee)

Fri, September 20, 2019 @ 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm – Registration deadline: September 3

Bus leaves from outside the Cathedral of St. John the Divine at 4:30p.m. 

The MAAFA Suite: A Healing Journey is an original theatrical commemoration. Through drama, song, rhythm, and dance, The MAAFA Suite tells a story of Africans confronted with the arrival of white slavers, the voyage of Africans to America, and the complex circumstances under which enslaved Africans were oppressed. Now in its 11th season, the production inspires and uplifts as it reminds us of the resiliency of the human spirit. Cost $65, including bus fare and theater ticket. To register: https://www.dioceseny.org/ednyevent/maafa2019/ 

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

Carlos Arias, Freddi Brown-Carter, Professor Bradley, Jamilah Danielson, Taino Danielson, Dorothy Dicent, Jackie Edwards, Edna Estime & Family, Shirrell and Tyrone Felder, Rachel & Jessica & Becky & Vivian Furer, Jennifer Garamedia Turcio, Eva Greene & Family, Khadijah Harden & Family, Elnora Harewood, Junie Harewood, Gail Harper, Paula Herz, Ana Jimenez & family, Donna Sue Johnson, Joseph Munzer, Wilfrido Peralta and Carmen de Peralta, Pat Puccio, Dawn Reeves, Derek + Ruby Reeves, Virginia Robinson, Lisa Rivers Mazza, Kym Roberts, Yolanda Royal + Family, Yolanda + Vic, Lizetta Sanjuago, Thomas Sayee, Effie Scott, Marion Smith, Philindia Smith, John Raymond Smith, Gwen Walker + + +

 If you have any information to share with St. Mary’s church, please send it to parishoffice@stmarysharlem.org 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: rector@stmarysharlem.org

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

SUNDAYS

  • 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. TODAY Sunday, August 4!
  • Women’s Prayer Group 2nd Sundays of each month at 12:30 pm – All women are invited to this discussion and prayer time.  Sunday, August 11!
  • Healing Prayers 3rd Sundays of each month: laying on of hands/ prayer offered at the 8 & 10:30 services. Sunday, August 18!
  • Wisdom Circle  3rd Sundays in the Rectory Common Room at 12:30 pm. Next Circle:  Sunday, August 18!
  • 4th Sunday Potluck Bring a dish to share following 10:30am worship.  Sunday, August 25!
  • 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, August 25!
  • 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

MONDAYS

  • 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: st.marysfoodprograms@gmail.com.
  • 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 codany370@gmail.com

TUESDAYS

  • 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 (will not be meeting in August)

WEDNESDAYS

  • Urban Qi Every Wednesday, Thursday 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.

THURSDAYS

  • 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

FRIDAYS

  • Al-Anon (Harlem Harmony) Every Friday at 11 am.
  • Free Friday Movie Night! every Friday at 6:00 pm. aug. 9 pee wee’s big adventure (1985, pg, 1h31min, comedy) pee wee’s bike is stolen and he’ll go to ANY lengths to get it back. w/ paul reubens, dir. tim burton

SATURDAYS

  • 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).

Free Mail Pick-Up

Monday – Friday, 10am-2pm. Use St. Mary’s as your mailing address. Sign up at the Church.

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 admin@rdjrefugeeshelter.org.

St. Mary’s Announcements for July 28

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

www.StMarysHarlem.org www.facebook.com/st.marys.harlem

St. Mary’s Summer Camp

St. Mary’s Summer Camp continues! Please remember that church grounds will have restricted access while camp is in session; mail service will be provided at the portico.

Raising My Voice-KIN: Story Telling and Leadership Training at St. Mary’s

Raising My Voice-KIN is a story telling and leadership initiative designed for men and women who have a member of their family that is incarcerated or recently released that have experienced first-hand the impact of incarceration and reentry and want to share their story. 

Training will be held on Saturday afternoons (peer lunch 12:00-1:00 and training 1:00-3:00) on the following dates: August 3, 10, 17, 24, Graduation August 31. There is a $30 stipend per session, metro cards and lunch provided. For more information contact: Lila Garcia at (646) 296-5319 or Lila@circlesofsupport.org.

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, Professor Bradley, Jim Butler, Jamilah Danielson, Taino Danielson, Dorothy Dicent, 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,  Ana Jimenez & family, Donna Sue Johnson, Zaiire King, Joseph Lorde, Joy Ladin, 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, Dawn Reeves, Virginia Robinson, Derek + Ruby Reeves, Lisa Rivers Mazza, Kym Roberts, Yolanda Royal + Family, Mia Sanchez, Lizetta Sanjuago, Thomas Sayee, Effie Scott, Marion Smith, Philindia Smith, John Raymond Smith, Kimberly

+ + +

 If you have any information to share with St. Mary’s church, please send it to parishoffice@stmarysharlem.org 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: rector@stmarysharlem.or

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

SUNDAYS

  • 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. Sunday, August 4!
  • Women’s Prayer Group 2nd Sundays of each month at 12:30 pm – All women are invited to this discussion and prayer time.  Sunday, August 11!
  • Healing Prayers 3rd Sundays of each month: laying on of hands/ prayer offered at the 8 & 10:30 services. Sunday, August 18!
  • Wisdom Circle  (NO Wisdom circle in July) 
  • 4th Sunday Potluck Bring a dish to share following 10:30am worship.  TODAY 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: TODAY 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

MONDAYS

  • 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: st.marysfoodprograms@gmail.com.
  • 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 codany370@gmail.com

TUESDAYS

  • 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. 

WEDNESDAYS

  • 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.

THURSDAYS

  • 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

FRIDAYS

  • Al-Anon (Harlem Harmony) Every Friday at 11 am.
  • Free Friday Movie Night! every Friday at 6:00 pm. aug. 2 barbershop (2002, pg-13, 1h42min, dramedy) a day in the life of a south side Chicago barbershop. ice cube, cedric the entertainer, eve. Comedy classic. [5:30 open mic night]

SATURDAYS

  • 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).

Free Mail Pick-Up

Monday – Friday, 10am-2pm. Use St. Mary’s as your mailing address. Sign up at the Church.

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 admin@rdjrefugeeshelter.org.

St. Mary’s Announcements for July 14

✠ Good Morning and Welcome to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church! 
521 West 126th Street, New York, NY 10027    (212) 864-4013
www.StMarysHarlem.org
www.facebook.com/st.marys.harlem

St. Mary’s Annual Picnic! on TODAY, 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).

“Decriminalizing Pimps and Johns in New York: What’s at Stake?”  A Conversation About Bill A.8230/S.6419 on Tue, July 23, 2019 

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. A conversation about bill A.8230/S.6419, aimed at decriminalizing the sex trade, with: New York State Assembly Member Richard Gottfried, bill sponsor. Dorchen Leidholdt, Sanctuary for Families Legal Director and Co-chair of the New Yor State Anti-Trafficking Coalition. Marian Hatcher, Policy Analyst and Victim Advocate in the Office of Public Policy for the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.  Jessica Raven, Decrim NY Steering Committee member. To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/conversation-with-assembly-member-gottfried-on-bill-a8230s6419-tickets-63913471915.

Equity and Environmental Justice on June 20, 2019
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  The creation care committee of the Diocese of New York presents the first in a series of workshops: Equity and Environmental Justice, Creating Sustainable Green Spaces and Reducing Waste. Church of the Mediator, 260 West 231st Street, Bronx, NY 10463. To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/equity-and-environmental-justice-creating-sustainable-green-spaces-and-reducing-waste-tickets-64908660551

Responding to Domestic Violence and Sexual AssaultWorkshop for Clergy and Lay Leaders on Thursday, July 25  
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at St. John’s Church, 66 Clinton Street, Cornwall.  Violence and its threat in relationships continue to be vital issues of physical, psychological, social, financial and spiritual survival for all too many people. “These people” are our parishioners! Our diocese has passed a resolution urging all parishes to become well informed, safe havens. A simple breakfast and lunch will be provided. These workshops are free, but registration is required. Space is limited. Registration Deadline: Thursday, July 18.

St. Mary’s Summer Camp: Began on Monday!
St. Mary’s Summer Camp has returned this summer with new Director Joann Serrano beginning Monday, July 15 through Wednesday, August 14. The camp will host public school children who have completed 2nd through 5th grade for a program of movement, academic enrichment, gardening, art and recreation.

✠ 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 • Al- Anon • 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 Neighbors26th 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 • 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, Professor Bradley, 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, Donna Sue Johnson, Zaiire King, Joseph Lorde, Joy Ladin, 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, Dawn Reeves, Virginia Robinson, Derek + Ruby Reeves, Lisa Rivers Mazza, Kym Roberts, Mia Sanchez, Lizetta Sanjuago, Thomas Sayee, Effie Scott, Marion Smith, Philindia Smith, John Raymond Smith, Kimberly + + +

+ + +

If you have any information to share with St. Mary’s church, please send it to parishoffice@stmarysharlem.org 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: rector@stmarysharlem.org

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

SUNDAYS

  • 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, August 11!
  • 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

MONDAYS

  • Alcoholics AnonymousMondays 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: st.marysfoodprograms@gmail.com.
  • 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 codany370@gmail.com.

TUESDAYS

  • Columbia-Harlem Homeless Medical PartnershipTuesdays 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.

WEDNESDAYS

  • Urban Qi Every Wednesday and Saturday at 10:30 am at St. Nicholas Park @135thStreet. 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.

THURSDAYS

  • 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:  June 27.
  • Narcotics Anonymous (Convent Ave Group) Thursdays at 7:30 pm

FRIDAYS

  • Al-Anon(Harlem Harmony) Every Friday at 11 am.
  • Free Friday Movie Night! every Friday at 6:00 pm. july 26 stan & ollie (2018, pg, 1h38min, bio-dramedy) comedy duo laurel and hardy embark on a tour through post-war Britain. w/ steven coogan, john c. reilly.

SATURDAYS

  • 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 ForumLed by Ms. Janet Schultz. Adventist Forum gathers on the second Saturday of the month (please check for specific dates).

+ + +

Free Mail Pick-Up

Monday – Friday, 10am-2pm. Use St. Mary’s as your mailing address. Sign up at the Church.

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 ingresoa 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 admin@rdjrefugeeshelter.org.