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8:00am Holy Eucharist I


9:00am Holy Eucharist II


11:30am Holy Eucharist II


4:00 pm Holy Eucharist II




7:00am Holy Eucharist I



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  • This Week at St. Mary's

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This Sunday, December 21, the Rev. Michael Burke will be preaching.

Chidren's Chat

childrens chat

We sure had fun last week with our special visit from Santa and St. Nicholas in celebration of St. Nicholas Day! This Sunday our regular schedule resumes with Children's Chapel at the 9 am and 11:30 am services. Rachel Mason will be our Story Teller this week as our Advent Story continues. During the education hour children will gather in the Sunday School classes.

Preparations for the pageant are underway! If your child has not yet been assigned a role and you'd like to get them involved speak to Rev. Sage Cole at 907-563-3341. The pageanttakes place during the Children's Christmas Eve Service at 4:30 pm on Christmas Eve. Children are asked to arrive by 3:30 pm to be costumed, and children in major roles are asked to arrive by 3:00 pm for a short run through.

Tom and Ruth Nighswander are again hosting Christmas Carolling on Sunday, December 21st from 5-7 pm. Get details from the Family Ministry Board at the church or by calling the church office at 563-3341.

Upcoming Services

Blue Christmas

Monday, December 22
7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Christmas Eve Services

Wednesday, December 24

4:30 p.m. Christmas Eve ServiceThe Children of St. Mary's

9:00 p.m. Christmas Eve ServiceMusic By Wade Hampton Miller and the St. Mary's Praise Singers

11:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Service Music By Karen Bretz, Organist and the 9:00 Choir

Christmas Day

Thursday, December 25

10:00 a.m. (only one service this day.)

Please note that the church office will be closed in celebration of Christmas on Thursday and Friday, December 25 & 26, and for New Year's, and Thursday, January 1st.

Sunday, December 28

Lessons and Carols at the combined 10:00 a.m. Sunday Service. (There will be an 8:00 a.m. service. There will be no 4:00 p.m. service)

Christian Chalifour Harp Concert at

St. Mary's

Christian Chalifour


Sunday, December 28, 2014 -2:00 pm

St. Mary's Episcopal Church

"Harping for FISH"

with Christian Chalifour, Harpist

Please join us as Christian shares his music & humorous stories & anecdotes from his nearly forty years of harping around the world. Pop standards, swing, jazz, latin, classical...from Beethoven to Brubeck,

Beatles to Broadway..a little something for everybody!

Benefiting FISH (Fellowship In Serving Humanity)

Love Offering and/or Food Donation at the Door

St. Mary's Episcopal Church

2222 Tudor Road (corner Lake Otis)

Anchorage, Alaska 99502


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2014 Vestry:

Outreach -Susannah Olnes

Adult Education - Ann Lovejoy

Pastoral Care - Kris Green

Youth Ministry - Hannah Moderow

Worship I- Ann Spohnholz

Worship II - Megan Baldino

Community Building- Val Baffone

Children's Ministry- Teresa Neeno

Early Childhood - William Theuer

Stewardship- Mike Hamm

Junior Warden - Bob Bradley

Senior Warden- Ron Pollock

Playschool Admin Council-

Caitlin Elam

Building the Church

See Michael's article on the
Rector's Page