December 3, 2021

Please help us as we Welcome Afghan Refugees to the Boston Area
  • Immediate Need for Housing: For leads on apartments, homes or available in-law suites, please email Gary Moorehead (617.460.9409), or Natasha Smith 
  • Clothing Drive: We're collecting new/gently used clothing (esp. winter items!) and baby items. For more information email Anna Higgins here.

Currently at St. Mary’s

  • Scripture Readings for Sunday December 5th (available below)
  • Nativity Fast (Nov. 15th - Jan. 6th): Advent Reading below.
  • COVID UPDATE: Due to rising numbers in Massachusetts, Sunday School & Coffee Hour will be postponed until January 30th, 2022.
  • Parish Council Ballots are due THIS Sunday (12/5)
  • We're recruiting volunteers for live-streamed services! Great opportunity to learn a reusable skillset & for high schoolers to satisfy community service hours. See below***

Upcoming at St. Mary’s

  • Due to COVID Concerns, there will be no Christmas Pageant this year. 

Upcoming Elsewhere

  • Fri. Dec. 10th: St. Vladimir's Seminary will host a free virtual concert, "Hymns of the Nativity" at 7:30pm. Register here!

Orthodoxy 102 Classes

  • Led by Deacon James, this adult education class is designed for Christians who have spent many years in the Orthodox church, but have never had any formal teaching on the theology and liturgical structure of Eastern Christianity. 
  • Journey through the structure of the Divine Liturgy, while taking an in-depth look at Scripture, the Ecumenical Councils, our iconography, and the meaning and application of Orthodox theology.
  • Monday Night via Zoom. For more information or to join, please email Dn. James here (or introduce yourself if you're attending a service in person!).

Live-Streamed Services

  • All Divine Services held in St. Mary’s Church can be seen live-streamed from the following Links:  St. Mary Live , St. Mary Facebook St. Mary YouTube  
  • ***We're recruiting volunteers to help with monthly rotation! In an effort to offer uninterrupted live-streaming services, Mitrophan Chin will train & mentor anyone interested (must physically attend church for beginning of Orthros and/or Divine Liturgy). It is a practical & reusable skillset, and a great opportunity to fulfill community service hours! Please contact him if interested!***

Donations to the Church
• One-time donations to the church (For the Good Health of, In Memory of, etc.) can be made on our website using this form.