Upcoming at St. Mary's
June 21 Longest Day Lawn PartyJune 21
In the garden at St. Mary's
This year the summer solstice (also known as midsummer) falls on June 21. Join us in the Garden to enjoy the longest day of the year with lawn games, food, tons of fun, and wonderful fellowship! St. Mary’s will provide a taco bar with all the trimmings; those attending are asked to bring a side dish to go with tacos (or a dessert!) to serve 8-10. BYOB. Also, bring a blanket or chairs if you want to sit outside.
July 14 The Grace in Gardens RetreatJuly 14
9am - 4pm
St. Mary's Retreat Center In Sewanee
Saturday July 14 from 9-4 at the St. Mary's Retreat Center In Sewanee June Mays is leading a retreat The Grace in Gardens. You can read more about it and register at www.stmaryssewanee.org. Overnight accommodations are available at St. Mary’s Retreat Center or at The Sewanee Inn. Space is limited so register soon. If you have been wanting to visit Sewanee, this would be a lovely time for your visit.
Between now and July 26th LE-GO and Let GodBetween now and July 26th
St. Mary’s, All Saints’ and Camp McDowell
We need your help to make the program for Elementary II at Camp McDowell a reality! Please consider donating LEGOS to our “LE-GO and Let God” program. You can donate your LEGOS at any of the following locations between now and July 26th at St. Mary’s, All Saints’ and Camp McDowell.
Help St. Mary's support our Diocesan Camps!
In May we will hold a supply drive for three Diocesan Camps: Sawyerville, Special Session, and Grace Works. Grocery bags are available with a list of needed supplies in the foyer of Drennen House and in RMH: use your bag to shop, and return items to RMH or the parish office before May 9th. You may also order supplies from an online vendor and have them sent to the church before that date.
The Mystery Worshipper visits St. Mary's
The Mystery Worshipper has visited St. Mary's. Please follow the link to view his report of our parish. The Mystery Worshipper, which produced this report, is run by shipoffools.com, the online magazine of Christian unrest. Mystery Worshippers are volunteers who visit churches of all denominations worldwide, leaving a calling card in the collection plate and posting a first-timer's impression of services on Ship of Fools. For further reports, visit the Mystery Worshipper at: shipoffools.com.
St. Mary's Meal Ministries
St. Mary's invites you to be a part of our Meal Ministries. We hope you will consider being included in a contact list to receive updates when meals are needed at the church for pastoral care and other events. You may also wish to join a cook team that will meet periodically at the church to prepare meals. Please follow the link below to sign up for Meal Ministries.