Upcoming Events

November 2, 2014

“Love To Stay” Small Group

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Please join us for our small group study of Adam Hamilton’s “Love To Stay” DVD / book curriculum. Drawing upon a survey of thousands of couples and singles, interviews with relationship and marriage therapists, the latest research in the field, and wisdom from the Bible, “Love To Stay” looks at what it takes to create and sustain healthy, meaningful romantic relationships across the course of a lifetime.

The “Love to Stay” small group will meet in the Fifth Grade Classroom at 10:00am on the following Sundays: October 19, October 26, November 2, and November 9. Please use the link below to let us know if you plan on attending. We hope to see you there!

* Childcare is available in our nursery for this Adult Education small group. 

Start: November 2, 2014 10:00 am
End: November 2, 2014 10:45 am

November 2, 2014

All Saints’ Sunday Parade

St. Mary’s annual All Saints’ Sunday Parade will be on Sunday, November 2, for children ages 3 through 2nd grade. All children in the Ages 3-4, Ages 5-6, and Grades 1-2 classes will need to be in their classrooms at 10:45am on Sunday, November 2, to put on their saints’ costumes that will be provided for them.

After getting into costume, children will then line up with their classes to go into New St. Mary’s and proceed down the aisle to a special song. Afterwards, they will return to their classrooms for their regular Sunday school schedule. If your child will not be able make it to Sunday school on October 26 when some portions of their costumes are prepared, please note that extra costume pieces will be available for the parade and your child can still participate while wearing a costume.

Start: November 2, 2014 10:45 am
End: November 2, 2014 12:00 pm

November 2, 2014

St. Andrew’s School Violin Performance

St. Andrews School Violin

St. Mary’s annual All Saints’ Sunday Parade will have a special addition this year, as our children will process in costume while accompanied by a performance from the St. Andrew’s School Violin Choir.  St. Andrew’s School transforms lives by providing quality, progressive education to children from families with limited financial resources through a full scholarship for every child. Their whole-child approach nurtures intellectual, creative, moral and spiritual growth, preparing students for success in school and in life.

St. Andrew’s School is supported in part by the outreach efforts of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. We are so glad that they will be able to share a special performance with us on All Saints Sunday, and we hope that you will join us for this special day of music and celebration. Also, our plate offering this Sunday will be received in support of St. Andrew’s School. Please prayerfully consider how you might give.

Start: November 2, 2014 11:00 am
End: November 2, 2014 12:00 pm

November 5, 2014

To Kill a Mockingbird

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On Wednesday, October 1, Richmond lawyer Henry M. Massie, Jr. began a six-session discussion series on Harper Lee’s classic, To Kill a MockingbirdThe class, which is sponsored by the Adult Education Committee, will continue to meet on successive

Wednesdays from 7:00-8:30pm in the 8th Grade Classroom of the Youth & Education Building. It is not too late to join this class, as this week we will be viewing the film adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird. The class themes for the upcoming weeks are as follows: 

Oct. 1 – Introduction of Harper Lee
Oct. 8 – View the film of To Kill a Mockingbird
Oct. 15 – Christian Aspects of the book
Oct. 22 – Legal Aspects of the book
Oct. 29 – Walking around in someone else’s shoes
Nov. 5 – Discussion of various aspects of the book

Mr. Massie’s interest in To Kill a Mockingbird began during his law school years when he was introduced to the book in a class on legal ethics. Since that time he has been captivated by Harper Lee’s literary contribution in terms of its legal, religious, and ethical import.

 

 

Start: November 5, 2014 7:00 pm
End: November 5, 2014 8:30 pm

November 9, 2014

“Love To Stay” Small Group

Love To Stay Promo

Please join us for our small group study of Adam Hamilton’s “Love To Stay” DVD / book curriculum. Drawing upon a survey of thousands of couples and singles, interviews with relationship and marriage therapists, the latest research in the field, and wisdom from the Bible, “Love To Stay” looks at what it takes to create and sustain healthy, meaningful romantic relationships across the course of a lifetime.

The “Love to Stay” small group will meet in the Fifth Grade Classroom at 10:00am on the following Sundays: October 19, October 26, November 2, and November 9. Please use the link below to let us know if you plan on attending. We hope to see you there!

* Childcare is available in our nursery for this Adult Education small group. 

Start: November 9, 2014 10:00 am
End: November 9, 2014 10:45 am

November 15, 2014

Glow Games

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Join us for our first night of GLOW GAMES on Saturday, November 15, from 5:30-7:30pm. If you enjoyed MANHUNT, then you will not want to miss this night filled with lots of different games – all played in the dark with glow sticks. Make sure you wear dark clothes, bring a mini-flashlight, and invite some friends to come with you!

Click here to sign up!

Start: November 15, 2014 5:30 pm
End: November 15, 2014 7:30 pm

November 19, 2014

Wii Will Party!

RabbidsJoin us for our next parish supper on Wednesday, November 19, 5:30-7:00pm, and after eating together St. Mary’s Youth (grades 6-12) will head over to the Youth Building for a Wii Party. Using our projector and the giant confirmation class wall, we will play giant-sized games ofMario Kart and Raving Rabbids. Anyone with extra Wii controllers, nun-chucks, or wheels is encouraged to bring them (along with batteries) for this evening!

 

Click here to RSVP for our Wii Party!

Start: November 19, 2014 5:30 pm
End: November 19, 2014 7:00 pm

December 14, 2014

Callen Tyson Blood Drive

Every 2 seconds someone in America needs blood. This year, one of those in need included Callen Tyson, a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and student at our school. We have the chance to show Callen our support for him and those in similar situations by coordinating a blood drive through the American Red Cross in Callen’s honor. In giving your gift of life, you’ll be directly responsible for helping to save lives.

Our Callen Tyson Blood Drive will take place on Sunday, December 14, 8:00am-1:00pm. We need at least 45 individuals willing to donate their blood, so please prayerfully consider supporting this important cause.

Those interested in donating blood can schedule an appointment by going to www.redcrossblood.org and entering the sponsor code: St. Mary’s Episcopal. Please sign up as soon as possible!

Start: December 14, 2014 8:00 am
End: December 14, 2014 1:00 pm
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