Easter Vigil

Saturday, April 15

This will be a joint service with our friends from Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, held at St.

Good Friday

Friday, April 14

At the evening liturgy, we follow the ancient three-fold practice for the day of hearing the liturgy of the Word; venerating the cross; and taking communion from the reserve sacrament. 

Palm Sunday & Holy Eucharist

Sunday, April 9

Holy Week begins with “The Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday” on April 9th.  On that day, we’ll begin the service with a procession from the parish hall to the church, either reciting a psalm or singing a hymn, while carrying palm fronds that have been blessed.  In the service, we’ll read the Passion of Jesus Christ according to Matthew, setting the stage for the rest of Holy Week.


Cookie Exchange

Sunday, December 17
Our annual cookie exchange is also on December 17th.


Celebration of New Ministry

Saturday, December 10

The Wardens, Vestry, and Parishioners of

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church

Invite you to attend


The Celebration of New Ministry

and Installation of the Rector

The Reverend Debra Brewin-Wilson


The Right Reverend Mark Beckwith

Bishop of Newark

Presiding and Preaching




Annual Meeting

Sunday, January 22

The Annual Meeting of St. Mary's Parish has been rescheduled for Sunday January 22nd following our single 9am service.

The Budget will be presented, there will be Reports of Committees, approval of last years minutes and election of Vestry Members will take place at the meeting. 

Babysitting will be available.

Christmas Eve/Family Service

Saturday, December 24

Come join us as we celebrate the birth of Jesus!

On Thursday December 24th we will hold our Feastal Eucharist & Family Service starting.

We will start at 4:30pm;

St. Mary's Choir and Congregation will sing a few Christmas Carols

at 5pm we will celebrate Christmas Eve Mass and The Holy Eucharist.

If you are looking to put "Christ" back into Christmas, come here.


Elect to Pray

Tuesday, November 8

On Election Day, St. Mary's Episcopal Church of Sparta (85 Conestoga Trail) invites our neighbors to join in community prayer or to just simply seek a quiet place for individual reflection and meditation.

The Church will be open from 6am to 8pm, come any time. 
All are welcome.

Episcopal Relief & Development

Cliff Cernek

Hurricane Matthew roared through the Caribbean and Eastern seaboard of the United States last week, bringing destruction to Hati and the Carolinas. 

Several weeks ago, Louisiana experienced unprecedented flooding.which left countless homes and lives in ruin. 

The need for financal help is great. 

On Sunday Rev. Debbie, spoke about the Epsicopal Relief and Development fund. 

For more information on the Episcopal Relief and Development fund click HERE

Veterans Day Service

Sunday, November 11

Sunday November 11th, is Veteran's Day and we will honoring our Nations Veterans!

Members of St. Mary's Church and Veterans from the Sparta area are invited to this special service.

Reverend Debbie will offer a special blessing to all those who served. 

In preparation for this service if you are a veteran or family member of a Veteran please click below



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