Food Pantry Drive

Sunday, October 11

"I was hungry and you gave me food" Matthew 25:31-40

Colder weather and holidays bring more people to the Food Pantry.

Family Gathering!

Saturday, October 24

Our next Family Gathering will take place at St. Mary’s! – we will be showing the kids a Halloween Movie in the double classroom (with a sitter), while the adults will be enjoying appetizers/desserts in Schaffer hall. 

We will also have a candy hunt for the kids and Laura Lopez will have a surprise for the kids as well… 

On Sunday October 11th there will be a sign up in the Narthax - we need Appetizers and Desserts

Everyone will need to bring snacks for the kids and some candy. 

Adult Forum - Social Media

Sunday, October 18
St. Mary's has a active presence on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and has begun to venture in to other social media platforms.


On Sunday October 18th 9:30am grab some breakfast & coffee and come to the double classroom and learn what it is all about!


Fall Clean Up Day

Sunday, May 17

On Sunday November 8th we will have our annual Fall Clean Up Day.

There will be a single service at 9:00am followed by the clean up.

Lots of help is needed to clean the Church Grounds and interior.

Pizza will be served after the work is done!!

Family Promise

Sunday, September 27 to Sunday, October 4

What is Family Promise?

Children's Service

Sunday, September 27

Children's Service will resume on Sunday September 27th 9:30am in the Chapel! 

Children of all ages and their parents are welcome to join us for a brief half hour service filled with Prayer, Bible Stories and of course Music.

Come join Father Andersen, Al Vonderhae as we make some joyful noise to the Lord!

Children's service will be held the 4th Sunday of each month!



James B Nye Golf Outing

Wednesday, September 30

On May 16th, 2013 our beloved friend Jim Nye passed away following a severe injury he sustained a few days prior.


Jim was a longtime parishioner of St. Mary's and Vestry Member.  Jim was also very active in Sparta and Sussex County activities


Future Care - Wills, Trusts Estates

Tuesday, September 29

St. Mary's is excited to begin a new season of FUTURECARE!

Our first program of the season is centered around setting up Wills, Trusts, Estates, and other similar documents.

Our presenter is Bill Askin of Sparta’s own Laddey, Clark & Ryan, LLP.

The session will take place on Tuesday, September 29th at 7PM in Schaffer Hall. It is open to the public and there is no charge for admission. Please sign up in the Narthex if you plan on attending


College Care Packages

Sunday, October 16

On Sunday October 16th following the 10:30am service we will be assembling college care packages for our college students.

Packages will be prepared for all whether they are away at school or commute from home.

Please make sure we have your son/daughter's College address by emailing it to:

If you have questions or want to participate please see Kathy O'Brien!


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