Weekly Update for Sunday, September 30
Please join us this Sunday, September 30, for a special visit from the rector of our sister parish in El Salvador, and Sunday October 7 for a visit from Bishop Gayle Harris.
Welcome Back BBQ a Success! The “Welcome Back BBQ” on Sunday, September 16 was blessed with a spectacular blue sky and a perfect temperature. Many thanks to the organizers Isabel Philips and Cindy Pendergast, as well as others who helped with preparation, set-up, and clean-up!
Additional pictures of the event can be viewed here.
Father Julio Rivera Visit on Sunday, September 30 Please join us this Sunday for a special visit from the rector of our sister parish in El Salvador. St. Mary’s and Santa Maria Virgen, located in a neighborhood outside the capital city of San Salvador, have a historic relationship dating back nearly 20 years. St. Mary’s previous rector, Larry Walton, was also a Central American missionary who served as rector of Santa Maria Virgen for several years in the 1990s. This Sunday will be the first time a rector from Santa Maria Virgen has visited St. Mary’s.
For more background on Santa Maria Virgen, please visit our website here.
Bishop Visitation on Sunday, October 7 Please join us in welcoming Bishop Gayle Harris as our guest preacher for the 10AM service.
Stitch’n’Chat – Tuesday, October 2 at 7:30pm Please join us on Tuesday, October 2 at 7:30pm for the next Stitch’n Chat. It will be held at the home of Peggy Scott. For more information and directions, please call Peggy at 617-367-0061. Peggy’s address is: 11 Beaver Place, Boston, MA 02108.
Women of St. Mary’s Welcoming Dinner – Tuesday October 9th at 6:30pm All women are invited to the Women of St. Mary’s Welcoming Dinner. Appetizers will be served at 6:30pm followed by a potluck supper and dessert. After dinner, fellow parishioner Jean Holtey will join us to discuss needlepoint. This should be a lovely and creative presentation. A sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board. Please contact Maryjane Burgess (508-655-7635) or Greta Cullison (617-332-1182) with questions.
Mark your Calendars for Future Woman of St. Mary’s Dinners Tuesday, December 4th – Christmas Supper Party Friday, February 8th- Men’s and Women’s Supper Tuesday May 13th – Annual Dinner
Food’s and Fancies Craft Workshops It is almost time for us to put on our elf hats in the spirit of preparing for the annual Foods and Fancies bazzar. Whether or not you think of yourself as creative, you will have a great deal of fun participating in these workshops. Come to one or come to them all. You will amaze yourself on your skills and enjoy some fellowship as well. For more details, please contact Mary Jane Burgess at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tuesday, October 16th @ 9:30am Tuesday, October 23rd @ 7:00pm Tuesday, October 30th @ 9:30am Tuesday, November 6th @ 7:00pm
Calendar of Events for Sunday, September 30 8:00am Holy Eucharist 10:00am Holy Eucharist – Special Guest Father Julio Rivera 10:00am Sunday School (CGSI & II) 11:00am Sunday School (Intermediate Class and Middle School) 11:00am Coffee Hour, Reception for Father Rivera