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Fr. Ryan Wright, Rector, preaching and celebrating
Sunday 8/01/2021 10 AM Rite II Service

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2021 08 01 Bulletin

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Fr. Ryan Wright Celebrates at St. Mary’s

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Our new Rector makes a clean sweep!

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St. Mary's Labyrinth

The Labyrinth leaflet is available in a box at the entrance to our labyrinth (turn left at the front of the church). Feel free to take one and enjoy the labyrinth. You are also invited to browse the ongoing labyrinth exhibit in the library, which contains a wooden labyrinth model, books on labyrinths (covers in the picture) and labyrinth bookmarks.

St. Mary’s Library Summer Feature Books

panoramic view of st. mary's library

Featured readings for the summer are a collection of biographies, autobiographies, journals and well-researched historical fiction. They are displayed in the library and can be accessed via a link to the list of books here. You are invited to stop by to browse and borrow (and please remember to sign books out on the clipboard by the library door!).

NEWS FROM PENNYWISE THRIFT SHOP AT ST. MARY’S

PENNYWISE THRIFT SHOP
9801 Bonita Beach Road
Bonita Springs, Florida 34135

Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 10am to 3 pm

Slides to the right showcase our shop –>

Thank You Message to PennyWise Volunteers

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A drone filmed aerial tour

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

filmed by parishioner Charlie Baker

INTERCESSORY PRAYER: A Way of Life at St. Mary’s Parish

The 17th Chapter of the Gospel according to St. John contains what is generally referred to as The Great Intercessory Prayer of Jesus wherein among several petitions he intercedes on behalf of his disciples. To quote: “I am asking on their behalf; I am not asking on behalf of the world but on behalf of those whom you gave me, because they are yours…but they are in the world, and I am coming to you. Holy Father, protect in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one, as we are one.” And in the Apostle Paul’s First Epistle to Timothy we read: “First of all, then, I urge that petitions, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgiving be made for everyone…so that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and dignity.” And the Early Church followed both Christ’s example and St. Paul’s instruction, for in his letter to the churches of Smyrna St. Ignatius urges the Christians there to pray for other people: “only you must pray to God for them, if by any means they may be brought to repentance, which, however, will be very difficult. Yet Jesus Christ, who is our true

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About St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church brings a wide variety of people with diverse backgrounds together for a spiritual journey. We welcome all visitors and encourage newcomers to join us for a welcome reception to meet our other members and the church leadership. Here at St. Mary’s, we have plenty of opportunities to worship and attend fellowship gatherings, special events, and volunteer events.

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Meet Fr. Ryan Wright

A personal welcome from Father Ryan Wright who is our Rector.

Whether it is setting the tone for our worship, giving an inspirational sermon, or taking the time to pray with a parishioner in need, Fr. Ryan is there for each of us.

Fr. Ryan Wright
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