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Change of date: Food Collection for the Pantry

July 30th, 2017 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Change of date: Food Collection for the Pantry)

The August collection of non-perishable food items for St. Cyprian’s Food Pantry will take place on Sunday, August the 6th rather than the second Sunday of the month as usual. So, again, please make a note: bring food next Sunday, the 6th! Thank you!

June Celebration in Franklin Park — Update

July 11th, 2017 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on June Celebration in Franklin Park — Update)

The parishes of the Roxbury Dorchester Power in Community Mission hub–St. Cyprian’s, St. Augustine-St. Martin, and St. Mary’s celebrated a Eucharist and picnic in Franklin Park Sunday, June 25th. This is the second annual celebration of the hub’s constituent parishes. Here is a small album with some pictures from the event. Enjoy!

We have put additional photos up on a new Flickr account. Click here to see them. We would like to thank Mr. Ronald Williams for providing the photos for the website!

St. Cyprian’s Hosts A Food Festival — Caribbean Heritage Association, Inc.

July 11th, 2017 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on St. Cyprian’s Hosts A Food Festival — Caribbean Heritage Association, Inc.)

The Edrick Bain Church Hall at St. Cyprian’s will be the site for the 30th Annual Food Festival presented by the Caribbean Heritage Association, Inc. on July 15, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The admission is free! There will be an abundance of wonderful island cuisine. Click here to see the event card.

Summer Schedule

June 21st, 2017 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Summer Schedule)

With the end of June, we move to our summer schedule. During July, August and the first Sunday in September, the Sunday Eucharist will begin at 9:30 am. Our internet transmission of the Sunday morning service will also go on a break until September. We will alert you when the internet transmission restarts. Have a refreshing and blessed summer!

Don’t Forget! Food Collection

May 4th, 2017 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Don’t Forget! Food Collection)

Our monthly collection of non-perishable food supplies for St. Cyprian’s Food Pantry will take place this Sunday, May 7th rather than our usual second Sunday of the month. Please remember this ministry and be generous! Thanks!

Holy Week and Easter ~ 2017

April 3rd, 2017 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Holy Week and Easter ~ 2017)

Here is our schedule for Holy Week and Easter services. We sincerely hope that you will be able to join us for these worship occasions.

  • Palm Sunday – Sung Eucharist with the distribution of palms. April 9, 2017 at 10:30 am.
  • Wednesday – Holy Week Tenebrae celebrated at St. John St. James, 149 Roxbury St., Roxbury. April 12 at 7:00 pm.
  • Maundy Thursday – Eucharist at St. Augustine and St. Martin, 31 Lenox St., Roxbury. April 13 at 7:00 pm.
  • Good Friday:
    • Noon Devotion – Good Friday liturgy, April 14, 2017 at noon.
    • Sacred Concert – The Choir of St. Cyprian’s will present a concert of sacred Good Friday music at 7:00 pm. Please see the flyer.
  • Easter Sunday:
    • Early Eucharist and Sermon, April 16, 2017 at 8:00 am.
    • Solemn Sung Eucharist and Sermon, April 16, 2017 at 10:30 am.

Ministry Training Opportunity!

February 27th, 2017 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Ministry Training Opportunity!)

 Roxbury-Dorchester Power in Community
Invites you to
“Spiritual Care for those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia”

A workshop for anyone interested in learning more about Alzheimer’s and dementia, anyone caring for someone with the diseases, or anyone interested in supporting your congregation becoming a dementia friendly congregation

Saturday March 18th, 2017
9am-1pm

St. Cyprian’s Episcopal Church
1073 Tremont St. Roxbury, MA

 To Register, please speak to the Clergy of your Congregation and send an email to:
RD_PIC@icloud.com

 Questions can be sent to RD_PIC@icloud.com or
call 617-512-4131

 *Light breakfast and snacks will be provided. Please include any dietary restrictions in your registration email.

Lent 2017

February 24th, 2017 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Lent 2017)

This next Wednesday, March 1, 2017 marks the beginning of Lent. We will be celebrating Ash Wednesday at 7:00 am with a said Eucharist and the imposition of ashes. As is our parish custom, we will celebrate a Wednesday morning said Eucharist throughout the lenten season at 7:00 am. We expect the service to conclude around 7:30 am. Please do join us. Our parish along with several of our neighbors will be observing an ecumenical evening service on Wednesdays at various parishes throughout our area. The schedule for the United Lenten observance can be found here.

United Lenten Devotions – 2017

February 24th, 2017 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on United Lenten Devotions – 2017)

The United Lenten Devotions Wednesday night series begins March 8th.  This year, we will be using the theme, “Father, forgive them” from Jesus’s last words on the cross as found in the Gospel according to Luke. We will be using the texts to provide opportunity to reflect on the places that we need to be reconciled to God and to each other and the ways that we are called to work for reconciliation in the world around us. Please join us!

Dinner is at 6:00 pm, with the liturgy beginning at 7:00 pm.  Please note the following dates and locations:

Date Place Preacher

Scriptures

March 8 St. Augustine St. Martin
29 Lenox St. Roxbury,
The Rev. Liz Walker Ecclesiastes 9:13-18
Psalm 36
Luke 23:33-38
March 15 Roxbury Presbyterian The Rev. Edwin Johnson Jeremiah 5: 20-31
Psalm 12
Matthew 23:37-24:2
March 22 Resurrection Lutheran The Rev. Dorothella Littlepage 1 Samuel 16:6-13
Psalm 15
Mark 14:3-9
March 29 St. Mary’s The Rev. Julian Fredie Lamentations 2:18-9
Psalm 13
Mark 14:32-41
April 5 St. Cyprian’s The Rev. Evan Thayer Genesis 4:1-16
Psalm 131
John 19:25-30
April 12 St. John St. James
149 Roxbury St, Roxbury
Holy Week Tenebrae

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Choral Evening Prayer

February 24th, 2017 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized - (Comments Off on Choral Evening Prayer)

This Saturday, February 25, 2017, at 4:00 pm, St. Cyprian’s Choir will present a Choral Evening Prayer service. Evensong is a traditional Anglican liturgical celebration that joins music with the prayers of the close of day. This service will be one of the events marking the transition from the season of Epiphany to that of lenten preparation. Please join us for this service.