St. Mary's Episcopal Church 

324 E. Main Rd.  ~ Portsmouth, RI 02871


Join us for the Advent Season

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace.  Romans 15:13

Fill this holiday season with peace, deep spirituality, and joy.  We have planned special Advent, Christmas and Epiphany services and  events that will inspire and fill you with hope.

Sunday November 28th - The first Sunday of Advent - Join us for Sunday morning worship at 9:00 a.m., and then return later that afternoon, at 4:00 p.m., for a magnificent tree lighting and Service of Advent Lessons and Carols.

For details on these activities and a complete list of upcoming events, check out our Advent, Christmas, Epiphany page
Also take a look at St. Mary's Event Calendar.

Advent Worship Services

SUNDAYs AT 9:00 A.M. 

In Person - Sunday morning at 9:00 a.m. 
We will gather indoors, in person, in the Parish House. All should wears masks;  all should maintain social distancing.

The 9:00 service will be followed by

  • Coffee Hour in the Gathering Space and
  • Bible Study, at 10:15, in St. George's Chapel.

Online - Every Sunday morning service is streamed in real time on Facebook Live.  You do not need to have a Facebook account to view the service.  Just follow this link.  Also, a link to the service on YouTube and the weekly bulletin can be found under the "Recent Worship Service" heading below.  

Evening Prayer Every Evening

The Parishioner's of St. Mary's offer Evening Prayer every evening at 5:30 p.m. on Facebook Live.

Everyone is welcome!

Christmas Thanksgivings and Memorials

As we resume in-person Christmas Eve worship, we are also restarting our tradition of Christmas thanksgivings and memorials.  Give thanks for or remember people in your life  with a donation to that will help enrich our worship service on Christmas.  For details, please use this link.

St. Mary's Christmas Giving Tree

November 7th through November 28th

The Christmas Giving Tree is one of St. Mary’s signature community outreach programs, and we will be conducting a toy and gift card drive, to benefit the children and families from the Dr. Martin Luther King Community Center during the month of November. 

  • Donate new, unwrapped toys for infants to 12 years.  Here is a list of suggested toys and games.
  • Donate gift cards for children age 13-17 years.  The gift cards should be from a big store (Walmart, TJMaxx, Marshalls, Old Navy, GameStop) in increments of $25.
  • Bring your donations to the Welcome Table on Sunday mornings.
  • The drive runs from November 7th until November 28th.


If you have any questions, please contact Judy Hall at 401-924-4252, or email her at