Upcoming at St. Mary's
2018 Easter Music and Flower Gifts
Forms to make a donation towards Easter music and flowers are now available. Follow the link below to order and pay on line (fees may apply) or pick up a hard-copy form in the Parish Office. Forms received by FRIDAY, MARCH 23 will be printed in the Easter Day orders of service.
March 18 Parents of Young Children Dinner and Bible StudyMarch 18
5:45 to 7:15
Parents of Young Children Dinner and Bible Study.
February 18, March 4, March 11, & March 18 Lenten SeriesFebruary 18, March 4, March 11, & March 18
"With Christ in the Psalms: A Lenten Journey”. “The Psalms are the prayerbook of the Church. They are also the prayerbook of Jesus Christ. During this series, we will engage the Psalms in an effort to have our prayers shaped by Jesus’s prayers in Psalter. Sunday, February 18 Randolph Memorial Hall Sunday, March 4 Randolph Memorial Hall Sunday, March 11 * meet in the Nave Sunday, March 18 Randolph Memorial Hall (On Sunday, February 25, together with Metagem Institute we are hosting Thomas Moore, PhD as a special guest.)
April 8 Liturgy of the LightApril 8
Randolph Macon Hall
Join us on April 8th in RMH for an intergenerational Liturgy of the Light Celebration at 9:15 a.m. Come and receive the Light of Christ with your family. The Children’s Formation team wants to share another celebration with the entire congregation that we do in the atrium. Questions? Contact Stephanie@stmarysoth.org.
March 11 Rise Against Hunger DonationsMarch 11
Save the date! Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now) is coming back - but bigger and better this year! If you would like to make a donation for this project, please submit payment online or send a check to St. Mary’s marked Rise Against Hunger. We are hoping to raise $9,000! Credit and debit card transactions are assessed a 3% fee. When paying by credit or debit card, Rise Against Hunger will receive the amount the church actually receives, less the fee.
March 11 Rise Against Hunger Meal Packaging EventMarch 11
Randolph Memorial Hall
More than 40 percent of Rise Against Hunger’s meals are distributed to school feeding programs around the world. Those meals encourage school attendance and help put these children and their families on a path out of poverty. On Sunday, March 11 St. Mary’s EYC will package meals with Rise Against Hunger, but we need your help. Please consider registering for our event. You can help make sure children get the nutritious meals they need to grow and succeed!
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.