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St. Mary the Virgin is a welcoming community of the Episcopal Church. We are located in the Walbrook Junction area of Baltimore City. Our purpose at St. Mary the Virgin is to worship God, teach and proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ and minister faithfully to God’s people and the community.

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Please join us for our 2017 Lenten Services and Activities

February 26

  Saying Good-bye to “Alleluia” – Presentation by Sunday School

The Church has the custom of not speaking or singing the word “Alleluia” during Lent.  Alleluias are joyful proclamations, which we put away during the more contemplative season of Lent. Putting it away for Lent is like putting away a favorite toy for a while – to appreciate it better later.

 March 1

  Ash Wednesday Service

  12:00 Noon & 6:00 p.m.

 “Ashes to Go”

  9-10:30 am

Join Father Mercer in meeting individuals at Coppin University & St. Stephens Apartments, offering them imposition of ashes, saying a prayer and sharing our Lenten service information.

Fridays during Lent (March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, and April 7)

  Stations of the Cross 6:00 pm

Walk the Stations of the Cross and participate in interactive prayer.

Following Stations of the Cross, pick up a fish dinner for $10.00 in the Great Hall.

Saturday afternoons (March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, and April 8)

  Lenten Series Time 1:00pm

An interactive study of the book, “The Passionate Jesus.” Join us for a discussion and prayer service. Please sign up by February 26 so that books may be ordered.

 Sunday, March 5

Lenten Fair

An opportunity over Fellowship Hour to explore incorporating different forms of spiritual practice into this Lenten Service. Pick up your Lent Bag.

April 9, 2017

  Palm Sunday

  10 am Service

Thursday, April 13

  Maundy Thursday Service 5:30-7:00pm

Attend an interactive commemoration of the “Last Supper.” We will begin this memorable service with an Agape Meal, followed by foot-washing and ending with the stripping of the altar and church.  Let’s observe Maundy Thursday in a way that truly honors what happened at the Last Supper.

 

   Friday, April 14                        Saturday, April 15                     Sunday, April 16

Good Friday Services                          Easter Vigil                           Easter Service

12 Noon and 6:00 pm                          6:00 p.m.                                10:00 a.m.

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