Learning & Growing

Children Activities

Movement, Art, Music, Fun and Learning

August: Back-2-School Block Party school supply give away.
September 12: Make a Labyrinth on St. Mary's Sunday
October 23: Pumpkin Decorating & Giveaway
November 27: Cold Weather Gear Giveaway
December 16: Christmas Preparation & Winter Gear
January 8: Three-Kings Day Children's Toy Giveaway
July: Summer Camp

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Sunday Learning

On chosen Sundays we explore a broad variety of questions and practices related to our individual and collective spiritual journeys: previous topics have included drug use & recovery, Jewish holidays, the impact of incarceration on families, liturgical seasons, racism & anti-racism, Muslim life, icon making, Buddhist meditation, glass blowing, self-care and pastoral care.

Sunday, January 16, at 11:30ish, following worship
Conversation about Grief and Loss

Join seminarian Jennifer Helminski for an in-person group conversation about our experiences of grief and loss. Whether it is a particular loss, or a communal experience like we have in the pandemic, we need space to gather to cope, to process, and to mourn.

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Theological Exploration

The Journey of the Holy Family (an event through Trinity Church, Wall Street) January 12, 19, 26 at 6 pm on zoom

Join seminarian Linda Aristondo for this three-week series sponsored through her field site, Trinity Church, Wall Street, to reflect on the practices and wisdom of Epiphany, particularly focusing on the journey of the Holy Family and what it means for us in our times.

To register:
https://trinitywallstreet.org/events/2022-01-12

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Transformative Justice

"Transformative Justice seeks to provide people who experience/d violence with immediate safety and long-term healing and reparations while holding people who commit violence accountable within and by their communities. Accountability includes stopping immediate abuse, making a commitment to not engage in future abuse, and offering reparations for past abuse. Such accountability requires on-going support and transformative healing." 

St. Mary's offers an occasional series of Learning Circles to explore how to bring transformative justice to our community. Next series planned for Lent 2022 . Registration required, please contact the Parish Office. 

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