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2018 Backpack Drive

Each year we ask donors to provide filled backpacks to help us meet the need for school supplies for APS students who call an APAH community home. Residents complete registration forms requesting backpacks as needed for their kids. 

We are asking members of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church to fill backpacks for students APS students, grades K-12, who live at APAH’s Marbella Apartments (1301 N Queen Street, 22209).

St. Mary’s Women’s  Retreat at Shrine Mont

September 28th through September 30, 2018

All St. Mary’s women are welcome to join us at Shrine Mont in Orkney Springs, VA, for a weekend of joyful fellowship, prayer, and relaxation. The weekend program starts at 5 pm on Friday, September 28th and ends at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 30th.

We hope you can join us for rest, fellowship, worship, yoga, labyrinth walk, small group discussions, guilt-free relaxation time and much more!

You can either pay by credit card, via Paypal, or by check. If you choose to pay by credit card, you will be redirected when you complete this form. Please note: credit card payment price includes a $7 service fee.

If you are not paying by credit card, please drop your check for $195 made out to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church to the church office by 9/19 in an envelope marked “Attention: Elizabeth Bruington/Women’s Fall Retreat” to hold your reservation.

Scholarships are available: please contact Elizabeth Bruington at Elizabeth.Bruington@StMarysArlington.org.

  • Space is limited to the first 20 registrants.
  • Registration closes Wednesday, September 12th.
  • No refunds can be given past September 12th.
  • Due to the Shrine Mont policy, there is a two-night minimum stay cost.

Evensong & Ice Cream Social on Fri., July 27

Here’s the Scoop

St. Mary’s is hosting its annual ice cream social again this July, but we’re adding a few new colorful sprinkles to this summertime treat.

The Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) DC Singing Course will hold its rehearsals for the week of July 23-29 at St. Mary’s. All are welcome to come worship and support these outstanding choristers who are some of the finest young musicians from schools and churches across the United States.

Michael McCarthy of Washington National Cathedral will lead this outstanding choir for this transformative week of music making. Please join us for Choral Evensong at St. Mary’s on Friday, July 27 at 6:30 p.m. The RSCM Choir will also sing Sun., July 29 at 4:00 p.m. at Washington National Cathedral.