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St. Mary’s 10 AM Sunday Worship Service will be live-streamed
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Note: St. Mary’s has a worship service almost every day which is live-streamed

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2021 01 17 Bulletin

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In Bible Study, God talks to us …

St. Mary’s Lectionary Bible Study
Wednesdays at Noon

Open Bible

Review Bible readings for this week,
led by the Clergy.

Call the church office for a ZOOM invitation,

St. Mary’s Library Features for January, 2021

  • The children’s Book Nook is up and running with 38 beautiful books ready for borrowing – and more to come.
  • The January Reading List features readings for Epiphany and the works of Martin Luther King.
  • Stop by to see the ongoing display for our Labyrinth, then follow the sign to the left of the church entrance to have a walk on the real thing.

Sunday, January 17th worship
Using new live-streaming equipment

Try it, it’s like being there!

NEWS FROM PENNY WISE THRIFT SHOP AT ST. MARY’S

PENNY WISE THRIFT SHOP

9801 Bonita Beach Road

Bonita Springs, Florida 34135

Summer Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 10am to 3 pm

Slides to the right showcase our shop –>

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A drone filmed aerial tour

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

filmed by parishioner Charlie Baker

THE HOLY FAMILY: A Family Centered in Faith

The events of Christ’s early life, as detailed in the Gospels of St. Matthew and St. Luke, namely his circumcision, Presentation in the Temple, the Flight into Egypt, the return to Nazareth, and the Finding in the Temple are all we know from Scripture about Jesus’ early family life. As we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family on this Sunday after Christmas Day, it is worth our effort to delve into how the Holy Family’s unique example speaks to our faith and tradition as Christians, including the Early Church. In fact, within recent Church history there has been considerable reflection on the family as the domestic church, as it come to be known.   The concept of the domestic church was promoted by one of the most influential Early Church Fathers, St. John Chrysostom (347-407 A.D.); and as bishop in Antioch, he spoke often of micro or mini churches in the family setting of the home. He based this teaching on St. Paul’s account written in St. Luke’s Act’s of the Apostles about Priscilla and Aquila witnessing to the Church being manifest in their home, as well St. Paul’s more important reference to Christ as groom and the Church

December 27th, 2020|Categories: Liturgical_Insights|0 Comments
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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 The Rev. Dr. D. William Faupel
Priest in Charge

A personal welcome from Father Bill Faupel (The Rev. Dr. D. William Faupel) who is our Priest in Charge.  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. Bill is there for each of us.

Welcome to St. Mary’s from Priest In Charge Fr. William Faupel

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