St. Mary of the Hills
Episcopal Church

August 26, 2021

Latest News from St. Mary of the Hills

As COVID-19 cases increase in our community,
please wear a mask at all times while inside the Church.

Additional Sunday Worship Option Continues This Sunday

Holy Eucharist at 4:00PM in the Close

As COVID-19 rates increase in our community, an outdoor worship option on Sundays will be offered for the next several weeks. A spoken Holy Eucharist will be offered at 4:00PM on Sunday in the Close (weather permitting). An announcement will be made via e-mail and social media by 3:00PM, if the service is cancelled due to weather.
  
2021 ANNUAL MEETING
 
Sunday, August 29
at 5:00PM
via Zoom  

The Annual Meeting of the parish will be held on Sunday, August 29th, at 5:00PM, via Zoom. Please join us as we mark another year in the life of this congregation and look forward to the future into which God is calling us. During the meeting, we will elect four new Vestry members (three year-round members and one seasonal member).
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To view the Vestry Nominees, click the button below:
To view the 2021 Annual Report, click the button below:
Rector's Forum and Lemonade on the Lawn

As we respond to the increase in COVID-19 cases throughout our community by seeking to limit large gatherings outside of public worship, the Rector’s Forum and Lemonade on the Lawn are suspended until further notice.  

Would You Like to be a Lector/Intercessor at St. Mary’s?

A vital part of our worship services at St. Mary’s is reading the lessons and leading the prayers of the people. If you would like to be part of this Chip Myers (10:10 service) at chipmyers@bellsouth.net or cell: 828-434-0038.
Tour of Homes 2021

The 2021 Virtual Tour of Homes is still available on our website. Check out the Tour if you've not yet done so, or return even if you already have. Don't forget that the our online Tour is easy to share with family and friends.


Daily Morning Prayer

Morning Prayer is once again being offered each weekday, Monday-Friday, at 8:30AM in the Church. All are welcome!

This Sunday - Join us In Person or Online

Click the image above to view Sunday's bulletin.

The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
August 29, 2021


Holy Eucharist
at

8:00AM and 10:10AM in the Church

4:00PM in the Close
(outdoors, weather permitting)


Livestream 10:10AM

Online Giving to St. Mary of the Hills

Thank you for your continued generous support of St. Mary of the Hills!
Gifts can also be received via mail at P.O. Box 14 Blowing Rock, NC 28605.

Joe Raulerson, Financial Secretary, can speak with you about setting up recurring payments to fulfill your pledge. You may reach him via e-mail at financial@stmaryofthehills.org.
Flower Offering Opportunities

Is there an important person or a significant event happening in your life? Is there an upcoming birthday or anniversary you would like to honor? Sponsoring the flowers placed at the altar each week is a great way to offer thanks for life’s many gifts. Many dates are available for 2021. Please contact Greta Wilson, Parish Administrator, for more information and available dates.

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