Living Our Faith in the Community
Community ministries are in integral part of life at St. Mary's. Involvement with community ministries is an important way that we live out our baptismal covenant, both to "seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving our neighbors as ourselves," and to "strive for justice and peace among all peoples and respect the dignity of every human being…Read More »
A committed group of St. Mary's parishioners has come together to live our Christian call to justice. As the Rev. David Erickson phrases it, the goal of justice ministry is "to address systemic evil with systemic good." Justice goes beyond charity to address the systems that cause and support injustice. In addition to feeding the hungry, for instance, justice asks that we identi…Read More »
Daughters of the King
The Daughters of the King is a national order for women who undertake a Rule of Life, incorporating prayer and service into a life that is dedicated to strengthening the spiritual health and engagement of the parish. At St. Mary’s, in addition to various service and prayer projects, the Daughters typically sponsor a reflective Quiet Day, usually at the begi…Read More »
We are here for you!
“In those days when the number of disciples was increasing . . . widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food. So the Twelve gathered all the disciples together and said, ‘. . . Brothers and sisters, choose seven . . . from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to them and will give our attention to …Read More »
THE SEASON OF CREATION
The Season of Creation is celebrated by faith communities around the world as a time for renewing, repairing, and restoring our relationship to God, one another, and all of creation. The Episcopal Church and the Diocese of California join this international effort for prayer and action for climate justice and an end to environmental racism and ecological de…Read More »
St. Mary's has started a Young Professionals Group. The purpose of the group is to connect our young professional worshippers once a month with activities such as hiking, volunteering, networking and friendship throughout the year. If you are interested in attending or would like more information about the group, please reach out to [email protected].