Category Ministry

The formal pledge season wraps up on November 1 with an ingathering at our 10:00 Zoom service, but it’s not too late to pledge if you haven’t done so already.  ...
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Christian Social Concerns is serving food insecure clients in new ways by organizing social distancing on the patio to interview clients, by putting together food bags from donations, and by ...
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We are pleased to announce that Kathryn Ryan-Thaanum has agreed to serve as St. Mary’s Treasurer, effective immediately. She will be working with the Vestry and our accountant, Jo Ann ...
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Monthly meetings for On Purpose continued in October, with a discussion of the parable of the lifesaving station.  The next meeting is planned for Sunday, November 8 at 2:00 pm. ...
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By Jackie Pierce It has been many years since I have written about “what I did on my summer vacation.” I never thought I would be writing about “what I ...
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In celebration of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, on Sunday, October 4th, clergy from St. Angela Merici Catholic Church, the Christian Church of Pacific Grove, and the First ...
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by Elizabeth McCorkle, Senior Warden On Sunday, September 29, 2019, Kristine celebrated her first Sunday as rector of St. Mary's. Talk about a trial by fire! Please join me in ...
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A Spiritual Practice Group met Sundays from August 16th through September 7th, led by Pastor Kristine. Sometimes it’s easier to develop a habit when you join with others who have ...
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By Rev. Scott Taylor Rev. Scott Taylor visiting Avenal prison, August 2018 “I can’t wait to go back to jail.” Yes, that usually gets a laugh from people, even those ...
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by Kirsten Matsumoto A few weeks ago, many of our parish traveled virtually to Honduras to put on a Zoom Summer Camp for the girls of Our Little Roses. Being ...
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As summer wraps up, CSC is losing some of our regular volunteers. The greatest need is on the pantry side, gathering the food from Edwards Hall and giving it to ...
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Pastor Kristine hosts a lunchtime Lectio on Wednesdays from 11:30 to 12:30.  Each week roughly nine participants enjoy a lively discussion of the scriptures for the next Sunday.  It’s wonderful ...
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Jackie Pierce shared this picture by Cliff Siegel of a recent Celtoid Zoom session.  It’s awesome that this ministry has been able to continue through shelter in place.
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As the stewardship committee has been working on reimagining stewardship at St. Mary’s, we found ourselves asking “stewardship of what?” We heard this as God’s call into deeper work – ...
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