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St. Mary's Episcopal Church

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Address: Barnstable, MA
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The church and its gardens offer quiet walks for visitors.

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Truly a beautiful experience

This historic church is a special treat both physically and spiritually. The architecture is stunning and it is surrounded by meticulously tended gardens to enjoy after services... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2014
Marcia B
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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This historic church is a special treat both physically and spiritually. The architecture is stunning and it is surrounded by meticulously tended gardens to enjoy after services. The priest, Libby, is delightfully articulate and thought provoking and never fails to deliver a service that sends you away with food for thought and the soul.

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Traditional in an old fashion way. Lots of dark wood, very open and spacious. Very attractive. Large well kept gardens in back frequently host tea parties. Warm and friendly congregation spanning toddlers to the ancients. A very active church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

Quaint, little, roadside church. Membership are very friendly and inviting. You don't have to know anyone to attend services, or functions. You feel like family. The gardens are beautiful in spring and summer, bring your camera.

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Cape Cod, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

Last year I returned to my Episcopal roots as we became members of this parish, lured by its diversity (relative to the rest of Cape Cod!), its enthusiastic rector, cordial congregation, and serenely beautiful surroundings, including an extensive, natural garden which lures visitors and congregants alike. The church itself is a combination of New England and Europe, spare in its... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

The garden is a walk with God.....and then some!! Take some moments from the winding roads, sand dunes and salty air. Say a pray for the Oak trees , the renovations of the Sea Captain's Homes and Hallet's Drug Store.

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