Mission and Ministry
We are blessed to have a beautiful worship space at St. Mary’s, and preserving and maintaining our historic church building is an ongoing priority for your parish leaders. Recently we have had two unexpected expenses. Our furnace fan motor failed (during Holy Week) and we have two broken or failing … Continue reading
For many Christians, science and faith seem incompatible. Our Wednesday evening Soup Suppers and Lenten Study will provide an opportunity to discuss how and if we can reconcile faith and science in the 21st Century. Topics will include creation, time, genetics and the cosmos, all in relation to God. Soup … Continue reading
Our Annual Harvest Festival Potluck Dinner and Dance is Saturday, November 3. Music by the Back Porch Band begins at 5:00 pm with dinner at 6. Bring your friends, neighbors, family and a favorite dish to share. Suggested donation is $10 per adult. All proceeds benefit area food programs through … Continue reading
By Linda Friern and Tony Bartlett, in The Fire of Peace © 1992, Pax Christi Let us pray that we may be set free from the chains of violence and war. Jesus the Christ, by your cross and resurrection…deliver us by your nonviolence and love…deliver us by your witness … Continue reading
Join us at 9:30 a.m. on the second Saturday of each month as we delve deeper into topics important to the faith journey of all Christians. These one-hour discussion groups are informal and everyone is welcome to join us when your schedule permits. Our current discussion series focuses on C. … Continue reading
Jim and Linda Wallace (left), Deacon Brenda Hoffman and Gurtie Berkner (right) welcome the Rev. Scott Monson as their new Rector following his induction on June 24, 2014. Fr. Scott had been serving St. Mary’s as Priest-in-Charge since January 2012.
Pentecost Sunday, May 19, marks the culmination of work by our children born out of faith formation activities led by Sharon Lewandowski and Linda Wallace. Supporting help came from Jim Wallace, Susan Horn, Tom Hitchcock, Nancy Rotramel, Dar Cran, Carolyn Campfield and others. At the 9 am service the children will … Continue reading
If you would like to have someone remembered in prayer by St. Mary’s Prayer Chain and/or by the congregation during the Prayers of the People, please contact Sharon Lewandowski. Sharon will contact the prayer chain and place the individual’s name on St. Mary’s prayer list.
The banners are coming! The children of St. Mary’s have been learning about the meaning of the liturgical colors and symbols. They are transforming what they have learned into beautiful, colorful banners that the children will carry in procession on Pentecost Sunday, May 19. Between now and then, teaching/banner-making sessions … Continue reading