Events & Meetings

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Rector’s Forum

During the season of Lent, from March 1-March 29, there will be a discussion on “Signs of

Life:  Why Church Matters”.  Please join us.

 

Godly Play – Is Here !

Godly Play returns is offered every Sunday during the 9:00 Christian Formation hour.  All children in the parish are invited to attend (children under age 3 must be accompanied by a parent).  Join us!

 

Wednesday evenings in lent

Please join in the Lenten book study of Rowan Williams’s book titled Being Disciples:  Essentials of the Christian Life.  March 4 through April 1, each Wednesday evening will begin at 5:00 PM with Evening Prayer followed by a simple soup supper and then at 6:00 PM, a conversation circle on the book.  All are welcome.  Copies of the book are available from the parish office for a suggested donation of $5.00, or you can order a copy online.

 

Reconciliation

The Reconciliation of a Penitent, commonly called Confession, will be offered each Friday during the season of Lent, from 11:30 until noon, in the St. Mary Room.  Reconciliation is available at any time by appointment.  Please contact Fr. Andrew if you'd like to make an appointment or to learn more about the rite of Reconciliation in the Episcopal Church.

 

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross will be prayed each Friday in Lent, beginning at 12:00PM in the Church.  Copies of the service are also available in the Church for individuals or groups to pray at any time. 

 

Save the Date – CPR Training:  St. Mary’s will host a CPR training for any interested parishioners on Saturday morning, March 21, from 9:30 until 11:00, in the Parish Hall.  The training is offered by the Blowing Rock Fire Department at no cost.  Please register HERE so that we have an adequate amount of materials.

 

Painting Class Offered by Sue Wilders:  We are painting again! Come celebrate the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and learn Sumi-e, the art of Japan. Wednesdays 12:30-2:30 in the Barrett Room. For more information call Sue Wilders 828-355-9751. 

 

Rise against hunger

Save the Date: APRIL 5th!  We will join with members of Rumple Presbyterian  and the ASU Campus Ministry students to Rise Against Hunger (formerly known as Stop Hunger Now).  We will package meals to send to help feed people who are hungry. The event will last from 3:00-5:00 pm at Blowing Rock School gym. Come join the fun and fellowship with some of our sisters and brothers in Christ and help feed the hungry. 

 

ECW BBB Date Change

The April 7th ECW Brown Bag and Bible study is being moved to the second Tuesday, April 14th at 11:30 AM.  The verse is: Isaiah 50: 4-9a.

THIS WEEK'S CALENDAR

Parish Office Hours:  Monday-Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm                                                                     Friday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm 

 

 

Sunday, March 15th-The Third Sunday in Lent

  8:00 AM Holy Eucharist

  9:00 AM Rector’s Forum

  9:00 AM Godly Play

10:10 AM Holy Eucharist

  2:00 PM Vestry Meeting-Parish Hall

 

Monday, March 16th                                                      

 8:30 AM Morning Prayer and Daily Word             

 6:30 PM AA Meeting - Parish Hall

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Tuesday, March 17th                                                                                                               

  8:30 AM Morning Prayer and Daily Word                 

10:00 AM Prayer Shawl Group

 

Wednesday, March 18th

  8:30 AM Morning Prayer and Daily Word

12:00 PM Holy Eucharist with Unction

  5:00 PM Evening Prayer, soup supper and book discussion

  6:30 PM AA Meeting -Parish Hall

 

Thursday, March 19th

  8:30 AM Morning Prayer and Daily Word

  6:30 PM AA Meeting - Parish Hall

 

Friday, March 20th

  All Day-Choir Retreat

  8:30  AM Morning Prayer

 11:30 AM Reconciliation-St. Mary Room

 12:00 PM Stations of the Cross

 

Saturday, March 21st

  All Day-Choir Retreat

  9:30-11:00 AM CPR Training-Parish Hall

 

Sunday, March 22nd-The Fourth Sunday in Lent

  8:00 AM Holy Eucharist

  9:00 AM Rector’s Forum

  9:00 AM Godly Play

10:10 AM Holy Eucharist

  2:00 PM Funeral for Gideon Jones