Rally Day September 18  

Note Change in date.
Rally Day is our big start-up Sunday. We’ll be worshipping at 8 and 10 a.m. until October.  Rally Day also is our ministry activity day. There will be tables set up in the Parish Hall for representatives of all church groups and ministries and activities to advertise their activities to interested parishioners and visitors. Parents can sign up their children for Sunday School and Youth Group on Rally Day, and both begin meeting the following Sunday, September 25, at 9:15.
Phase 1 of the Capital Campaign
Phase 1 of the Capital Campaign will begin in August. Since construction will extend into the fall program year, we have a working plan to keep the summer schedule (8 and 10 a.m. Eucharist) in place until construction is mostly over. We may not begin the 3 service schedule until Oct.
25th Annual Live & Silent Auction
25th Annual Live & Silent Auction – Saturday, November 5, 2016 – One of our major fund raising events of the year.  If you would like to contribute an Auction item, or work with the committee on their preparations, please contact:
Carol Angus – 610-399-0515 –
                        Martha Keenan – 610-399-3324 –
                        Bette Jo Readinger – 610-353-4979 –
EFT Giving Cards are in the pews. This is for those of you who make online donations or mailed in donations, and wish to put something into the collection plate.
National Acolyte Festival
National Acolyte Festival – Saturday, October 8, 2016, at the Washington National Cathedral. A day of worship and learning.
233rd Annual Convention of the Diocese of Pennsylvania
233rd Annual Convention of the Diocese of Pennsylvania – Will begin the evening of Friday, November 4th and continues on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral, 38th Street between Market & Chestnut.  The theme of this year’s Convention is:  “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable is perfect”    (Romans 12:2(ESV)

St. Mary’s Food Cupboard


Do continue to support this food collection effort. There’s a collection bin in the church entryway, and during the offertory, items are brought to the altar as our offering to God.
Please double bag your donations.  

The Guatemala Mission Team will show a picture slide show.


The Guatemala Mission Team will show a picture slide show during Adult Ed on Sunday, September 28th at 9:15. Please join us in the Parish Hall to hear more stories and see the wonderful way our mission team served Christ with our brothers and sisters in San Andreas.
September 13 and 14 – Padre Miguel, his wife, and two sons, from our Guatemalan Sister-Church, will be with us on these dates. 


Women’s Spiritual Fulfillment Group
The Women’s Spiritual Fulfillment Group will begin it’s fall season on Monday, September 12th. The fall book is Accidental Saints by Nadia Bolz-Weber. In September discussion will center around chapters 1 – 6. (October 3rd, chapters 7 – 12 and on November 7th, chapters 13- 19) The book is available in hardback or Kindle versions through Amazon and other retailers. The Delaware County library system has several copies to borrow. Gathering time is at 6:30 p.m. with our group meeting time from 7-8:30pm. We are looking forward to returning members and welcome anyone who would like to join the group as we start a new book. Please contact Sue Hammer (610)574-8547 or Danielle Yoch (484)995-8066, with any questions.
Ladies’ Literary Fellowship
Always looking for new members!
Contact Trish Young 610-358-0742 or email. for more information.
Click here for the 2016 – 2017 schedule.
Men’s Breakfast Fellowship
Men’s Breakfast Fellowship meets on the first Saturday of each month at 8:30am starting again in September.
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