- This Week at St. Mary's
Come join us
for a joyful and faith-filled
experience of community!
This Sunday, December 21, the Rev. Michael Burke will be preaching.
We sure had fun last week with our special visit from Santa and St. Nicholas in celebration of St. Nicholas Day! This Sunday our regular schedule resumes with Children's Chapel at the 9 am and 11:30 am services. Rachel Mason will be our Story Teller this week as our Advent Story continues. During the education hour children will gather in the Sunday School classes.
Preparations for the pageant are underway! If your child has not yet been assigned a role and you'd like to get them involved speak to Rev. Sage Cole at 907-563-3341. The pageanttakes place during the Children's Christmas Eve Service at 4:30 pm on Christmas Eve. Children are asked to arrive by 3:30 pm to be costumed, and children in major roles are asked to arrive by 3:00 pm for a short run through.Tom and Ruth Nighswander are again hosting Christmas Carolling on Sunday, December 21st from 5-7 pm. Get details from the Family Ministry Board at the church or by calling the church office at 563-3341.
Monday, December 22
7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Christmas Eve Services
Wednesday, December 24
4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve ServiceThe Children of St. Mary's
9:00 p.m. Christmas Eve ServiceMusic By Wade Hampton Miller and the St. Mary's Praise Singers
11:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Service Music By Karen Bretz, Organist and the 9:00 Choir
Thursday, December 25
10:00 a.m. (only one service this day.)
Please note that the church office will be closed in celebration of Christmas on Thursday and Friday, December 25 & 26, and for New Year's, and Thursday, January 1st.
Sunday, December 28
Lessons and Carols at the combined 10:00 a.m. Sunday Service. (There will be an 8:00 a.m. service. There will be no 4:00 p.m. service)
Christian Chalifour Harp Concert at
Sunday, December 28, 2014 -2:00 pm
St. Mary's Episcopal Church
"Harping for FISH"
with Christian Chalifour, Harpist
Please join us as Christian shares his music & humorous stories & anecdotes from his nearly forty years of harping around the world. Pop standards, swing, jazz, latin, classical...from Beethoven to Brubeck,
Beatles to Broadway..a little something for everybody!
Benefiting FISH (Fellowship In Serving Humanity)
Love Offering and/or Food Donation at the Door
St. Mary's Episcopal Church
2222 Tudor Road (corner Lake Otis)
Anchorage, Alaska 99502
Outreach -Susannah Olnes
Adult Education - Ann Lovejoy
Pastoral Care - Kris Green
Youth Ministry - Hannah Moderow
Worship I- Ann Spohnholz
Worship II - Megan Baldino
Community Building- Val Baffone
Children's Ministry- Teresa Neeno
Early Childhood - William Theuer
Stewardship- Mike Hamm
Junior Warden - Bob Bradley
Senior Warden- Ron Pollock
Playschool Admin Council-
Building the Church
See Michael's article on the