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About Saint Mary's

St. Mary's Purpose is to pursue and recognize heaven on Earth through relationship with God and service to others and one another.

Welcome to our web site. We would be delighted to have you visit St. Mary's Episcopal Church. 

You do not need to be a member of the congregation to participate in any of our weekly acitivites or study groups on spirituality, social justice, education, health, and fellowship. If you are interested in exploring membership please contact Father Patrick Skutch at patrickskutch@stmaryspr.org or 847-823-4126.

About the Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church is a gathering of all kinds of people who put their trust in Jesus of Nazareth as Lord and Savior, who believe that God loves all people, and who want to share God’s love, peace, and forgiveness with everyone we encounter. We want to follow Jesus and his teachings in our daily lives

This Way To Life

SubTitle: 
January 22, 2017
Preacher: 
Rev. Patrick J Skutch
Reading: 
Matthew 4:12-23

St. Mary's Annual Meeting | January 29: Information and Agenda

The annual meeting will take place in the Church following the 9:30am service on Sunday, January 29, 2017.
The Agenda is attached.
At this meeting we will review the past year, highlight plans for 2017, and elect two new Vestry Members.
Nominated for Treasurer is Susan Bruce and for Vestry is Scott Schiave. Their terms will run for three years and biographies of each are also attached.

NOTE: Change in service times. ONE SERVICE ONLY AT 9:30am.

Women’s Spirituality | Monday, February 6 at 7 PM

Meetings are held the first Monday of each month at 7 PM in Grauer Lounge.

Monday, February 6, 2017——“GROUNDED” by Diana Butler Bass (must be requested individually, multiple copies available through the interlibrary loan system)

All women of the parish are invited to attend, whether or not they have read the book. Light refreshments will be served.

Questions?  Please contact Paula Risk at paula_gleason@sbcglobal.net or 847-692-7944

Third Sundays are All Y’all Sundays | February 19

• 8am Rite I Eucharist happens as usual.
• No Family Sing or Children’s Formation at 9:30
• All Ages Worship Together at 10am
• At the 10am service children will gather together during the Gospel Acclamation and, after the reading of the Gospel, head to the Grauer Lounge for an age-appropriate formation activity and prayers, returning to the Sanctuary during the Peace
• Beginning in October all the children will join together in the “All God’s Children Choir” to sing at the Offertory one of the songs they’ve been learning in Family Sing.

CCA Academy Family 23rd Annual Benefit

Save The Date
Monday, March 13, 2017 (5:30 - 8:30 p.m.)
Lagunitas Brewing Company
2607 W. 17th Street, Chicago, IL
For details, contact CCA Academy at 773-762-2272

Women’s Retreat|March 31st to April 1st

Ladies, Save the Date for the St. Mary’s Women’s Retreat! March 31st to April 1st, 2017: Techny Conference and Retreat Center Ladies, join us for a weekend of fun, fellowship, and spiritual discovery! The Rev. Amity Carrubba, Rector of Grace Episcopal Church in Chicago, will be leading our time of reflection, prayer and fun. Sign-ups will begin in January on a first-come, first-served basis, and there are only a limited number of spaces available. More details to follow!

Vestry Meeting Agenda for January, 2017 | Parish Leadership and Governance Documents

Information regarding governance and various leadership reports can be found here. Also located in this section are previous year's  Annual Meeting Reports.

St. Mary's Core Values:
Seek God.  Love one another.  Serve others.

St. Mary’s Provides:
Worship, Outreach, Pastoral Care, Formation, and Fellowship

Anchors For Decision Making: