The Holy Eucharist, also known as Holy Communion or the Lord’s Supper or even the Mass, is at the heart of our Sunday worship life at St. Mary’s as it is in most Episcopal parishes. The Covid-19 outbreak has forced us to suspend our regular celebrations of the Eucharist, and that is leaving a lot … [Read more…]
In these Great Fifty Days of Easter, open yourselves to experience the power of God’s renewing and transforming Spirit. Seek out ways to continue to mature and flower as a beloved child of God. Let the healing power of the Risen Christ empower you to stretch and grow in newness of life.
Join us on Wednesday evenings at 6:30 for our Lenten Soup Supper Series focusing on The Way of Love: Practices for a Jesus-Centered Life developed by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry. Learn more about The Way of Love
Our Annual Harvest Festival Potluck Dinner and Dance is Saturday, November 2. Music by the Back Porch Band begins at 5:00 pm with dinner at 6:00. Bring your friends, neighbors, family and a favorite dish to share. Suggested donation is $10 per adult. All proceeds benefit area food programs through Second Harvest Heartland Food Bank.
A Faith-in-Action Commitment for St. Mary’s First Nations Kitchen is a ministry of All Saints’ Episcopal Indian Mission in Minneapolis and has been serving healthy, organic, traditional indigenous food in a welcoming, family environment every Sunday evening since 2008. In the First Nations Kitchen model, volunteers prepare different entrées each week. Guests choose which entrée … [Read more…]
How are we, as people of faith, called to care for the “least of these” in our community? Join us for our Second Saturday Study Group to learn how we are called to serve the “least of these” who suffer from hunger, homelessness and addiction. This series of discussions will be held on the second … [Read more…]
A memorial service for Gordon “Gordy” Herman will be held at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 8435 St. Croix Trail S, Hastings, MN (1.5 miles south of Afton State Park) at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 3, the Rev. Scott Monson officiating. A reception with homegrown sweetcorn will follow the service at Gordy’s farm.
We are blessed to have a beautiful worship space at St. Mary’s, and preserving and maintaining our historic church building is an ongoing priority for your parish leaders. Recently we have had two unexpected expenses. Our furnace fan motor failed (during Holy Week) and we have two broken or failing windows to replace in the … [Read more…]