Together we celebrate and bless pivotal moments in our lives as sacraments. Baptisms, weddings and funerals are major milestones, yet we also care for and rely on one another in our daily joys and challenges.
Christian marriage is a covenant between two persons who make vows of love and fidelity to one another in the presence of God, their families, and friends who will help them uphold those vows. The joy and love of a married couple both comes from God’s love and points to it, and the wedding service reflects that truth.Read More »
Baptism is both a gift of God’s grace and a call to discipleship. In Baptism, we join with Christ in his death by renouncing all that keeps us from God, and we join in his resurrection by being born to a new life in Christ. The Baptismal Covenant describes both the promises and responsibilities of this new way of life.Read More »
Funerals are held at St. Mary’s Church primarily for parishioners and their families. Pre-planning of funerals in consultation with the clergy is encouraged and can be done at any time.Read More »