**On-Site/Face-to-Face Gatherings are Suspended or moved Online During the Current Pandemic** Please contact the Church Office or subscribe to the newsletter for up-to-date information.
There are many opportunities to gather for fun, fellowship, prayer and learning at St. Mary's. For more information, contact the persons noted below through the church directory or call the church office at 907-563-3341.
At 10:30 am each Sunday in Waldron Hall (Fall, Winter & Spring), one or more opportunities for Adult Christian Formation are offered. In addition, additional lectures and workshops are offered at different times.
The classes are proposed by the congregation and clergy -- and cover a variety of topics to address spiritual and temporal needs. Please check the current schedule in our weekly e-newsletter for upcoming topics and email Ross McKay if you need more information.
Every Sunday, 10:30am
Adult Forum, Waldron Hall
Men's Bible Study, Waldron Hall, 7am
Bible Workbench, Thomas Center, 7pm
St. Mary's Fellowship and Handiwork Group
Meets Tuesdays from 10:00 am till 12 Noon at Margaret Sharrow's home. Please bring your current needlework, craft or see what others are working on. The handwork that folks work on include: knitting, mending, quilting, crocheting or making rugs. A spiritual reading and prayer, coffee, tea and good conversation are included. Please email Margaret Sharrow or call 279-4190 for more information.
Meets Thursdays at 7:00 - 8:15 pm at The Thomas Center for Senior Leadership. Each class uses examples from art, literature and the news media to explore how a particular Bible story interacts with our experience of the world and the stories of our lives. Email Rachel Mason for more information.
*Bible Workbench is a program sponsored by the Education Center in Charlotte, SC, and is a community of seekers, thinkers, educators and artists who believe that stories are the basis of spiritual education and growth. Rachel Mason leads most of the discussions, but other members, particularly Eric Wohlforth and Patricia Koch, also lead the group on occasion.
St. Mary's Women's Book Club
Each August, this group hosts a "Locavore Potluck" at which there is a vote on books for the entire year.
Thursday Morning Men's Bible Study Group
Meets Thursdays at 7:00 am in Waldron Hall for coffee and a light breakfast, fellowship and to study God's word. This group talks about their experiences and how they relate to the scripture that is being read. For more information, please email the Rev. Michael Burke.
A form of meditative prayer that focuses on God's presence within us. Join us on the second and fourth Saturdays at 9:00 am in Cay's Room. For more information, please call the church office at 907-563-3341.
The Bazaar Team meets for workshops two to three times every month for 10 months of the year. All are welcome. The workshops are an opportunity to get to know and support one another. The team has projects available for newcomers who would like to join - even if you feel that you are not “crafty”.
Traditionally, the Annual Holiday Bazaar is held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving and it is a success due to the very dedicated team of Bazaar Women and Bazaar Dudes, St. Mary’s Youth, the Boy Scouts, the Creative Playschool staff and countless numbers of folks from the St. Mary’s family.
For more information, please email Judy Veerman.