SUMMER

Everyone is gearing up for summer!

It’s that time of year when groups take a break from meeting and we all enjoy being outdoors and spending time at the cottage, beach, or just relaxing!

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PLEASE NOTE:  As of June 5, registration for VBS is FULL.  

If you would like your child added to the waiting list, please email Rev. Paula at stmarkspres@eastlink.ca

 

A highlight of our summer is our Annual Vacation Bible School.

This year we are presenting “GALACTIC STARVEYORS” where we will be discovering the God of the universe!

The fun takes place July 24-28 from 9:00 a.m. – Noon 

The program is for children ages 5 to 12 and we also have a Teen Class.   There is a one-time $5 registration/craft fee per child.

Registration is limited to 65 children and 10 teens.

 

Please email Rev. Paula at stmarkspres@eastlink.ca if you are interested in registering.

MAY EVENTS

 

SPRING IS IN THE AIR – and there’s lots going on!

 

Men of the HarvestSunday, May 7 @ 7:00 p.m. Men of the Harvest in concert

St. Mark’s is delighted to welcome Men of the Harvest.  The group have been inspiring audiences Island-wide with their four-part harmony.

Tickets are $10 and are available from the church office at 902-892-5255 or from Lois at 902-368-8246

 

 

 

compost wheelbarrowSaturday, May 13 @ 8:00 a.m. til 1:00 p.m.  

“Come Grow With Us” Annual Compost Sale

Compost is available in bags or by the scoop.

 

 

yard-saleSaturday, May 6 @ 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Annual Spring Yard & Bake Sale

You’ll never know what you’ll find at our Spring Yard Sale – there are all sorts of treasures to be found.

We will gratefully accept donations of household items, clothing, books, toys, games, CDs, etc.  Items may be dropped off Thursday, May 4 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. or Friday, May 5 from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: ***We regret that we are unable to accept electronic or computer equipment.

 

Teen ChallengeSunday, May 7 @ 11:00 a.m. Teen Challenge Atlantic

Join us as we welcome a team from Teen Challenge to our morning service and they share stories of the miracle of God’s grace in their lives.

 

 

 

MARCH EVENTS

 

Our afruitnnual fruit sale is underway for grapefruit, oranges and apples.

It’s not too late – orders may be still placed until Wednesday, March 7.

To place an order, please call the church office at 902-892-5255.

 

 

SullySunday Night at the Movies, Sunday, March 12 @ 6:30 p.m.

Join us for “Sully” for the untold story of the “Miracle on the Hudson”.

 

 

 

COMING EVENTS:

Copy of PEIR BadgeSunday, April 2 Church Parade with the PEIR

We’re delighted that the PEIR will, once again, join us for worship as we honour them for their service to our community.

 

 

Roast Lamb DinnerSaturday, April 8  Annual Hot Roast Beef Dinner

St. Mark’s is renown for our annual hot roast beef dinner which is why the tickets always sell out well in advance!

Stay tuned – tickets will be available soon!

JANUARY at St. Mark’s

Miracles From HeavenMovie Night

Sunday, January 22 @ 6:30 p.m. featuring “Miracles From Heaven”

As always, no admission is charged.  Come enjoy this movie based on a true story that proves God still works miracles.

Starring Jennifer Garner and Rated PG.

 

 

 

 

happy-new-year-sun-and-cloudsHappy New Year!

Make any New Year’s resolutions?

How about making coming to church one?

We would love to have you join us for worship at 11:00 a.m. on Sundays.

 

During the service we offer Sunday School classes for children ages 3 to Grade 7, as well as a supervised nursery for little ones under 3.

The building is also fully wheelchair accessible!

Please join us!

DECEMBER at St. Mark’s

There is plenty happening this month at St. Mark’s as we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, our Saviour!  

Join us for any or all of our upcoming concerts, events or services.  Have a Blessed Christmas!

Christmas concertSunday School Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 18 @ 2:00 p.m.

This concert is always a highlight of the year!

 
miracle_on_thirty_fourth_streetFamily Movie Night  – CANCELLED  Due to everyone having other concerts and events to attend, we’ve decided to cancel movie night.  We’ll see it in January!

Sunday, December 18 @ 6:30 p.m.  — CANCELLED

Join us at 6:30 p.m. for “Miracle on 34th Street”.  This updated version of the old classic is all about family and believing in something beyond what we can see.

 

 

christmas-begins-with-christChristmas Eve Service

Saturday, December 24 @ 7:00 p.m.  Join us as we retrace the events of the first Christmas at our Christmas Eve service, featuring special music from our amazing choir!

 

 

 

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Christmas Day Service

Sunday, December 25 @ 11:00 a.m.

Come, celebrate Christmas with us!

 

NOVEMBER at St. Mark’s

 

visitation-team

On Wednesday, November 23 beginning at 7:00 p.m., a Visitation Team from the Congregational Life Committee of Presbytery will visit St. Mark’s and St. Columba.  Members and adherents of both congregations are invited and encouraged to attend this visitation which will be held at St. Mark’s.

 

 


kendall-docherty-and-friends

Kendall Docherty and Friends Annual Christmas Concert

Sunday, November 27 @ 7:00 p.m. What better way to start the Christmas season than with Kendall Docherty and Friends!  This has become an annual tradition at St. Mark’s as Kendall and the band kick off the Christmas season with all your favorites!

Tickets $12.00 and are available by calling Lois MacFadyen at 902-368-8246 or the Church Office at 902-892-5255

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

christmas-treeChristmas Mission & Outreach Project

Help us light the tree!  For every $20 raised for our Christmas Mission Project, the children will light a tree on the Mission Christmas Tree!  It’s our opportunity to give help to those in the community who need help at Christmas.  We’re also packing food hampers for the food bank.  If you would like a list of items needed for each hamper, please email the office at stmarkspres@eastlink.ca

 

 

Arioso

Arioso

Sunday, December 11 @ 7:00 p.m.

Beat the stress of the Christmas season by coming to hear the voices of angels!  Arioso, a double trio, have performed Christmas concerts the past three years at St. Mark’s and left audiences wanting more!  Blending both sacred and seasonal music, this is a night not to be missed!  Tickets $10.00

 

 

Candle lighting serviceWomen’s Candle Lighting Service

Tuesday, December 13 @ 7:00 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend this special service, led by members of the Women’s Association, featuring special readings, carols, and candle lighting.  Refreshments to follow.

 

 


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One Night Bible Study – The True Christmas Story 

Wednesday, December 14 @ 7:00 p.m.

It’s a story most of us know so well, we don’t often stop to think about the details.  Come discover things you never knew about the true story of Jesus’ birth!

 

 

 

Service of HopeService of Hope/ Blue Christmas Service

Join us on Thursday, December 15 @ 7:00 p.m. for our annual Service of Hope.  For many, Christmas marks a difficult anniversary of a loss or heightens the sense of loneliness they feel.  For others, the hectic pace of the Christmas season is overwhelming and they just want some peace.  Our Service of Hope is a way we stop in the midst of the season and allow ourselves to be blessed by the peace of God as we reflect on the true meaning of Christmas.

 

bethlehems-child-cantataAnnual Christmas Choir Cantata “Bethlehem’s Child”

Sunday, December 18 @ 11:00 a.m.

Featuring music by Victor Johnson and Lloyd Larson, come by inspired by our fantastic choir, under the direction of Jacqueline Sorensen Young, as they present their annual Christmas Cantata.

 

 

Christmas concertSunday School Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 18 @ 2:00 p.m.

 

OCTOBER at St. Mark’s

 

UpcomingEvents Mark Your Calendar

 

 

 

lestweforgetAnnual Honouring Our Veterans  Remembrance Day Service

Sunday, November 6 @ 11:00 a.m. featuring a drama of the true story of a soldier performed by Capt. Rev. Dr. Tom Hamilton.  Dr. Tom has become renowned for his inspiring dramatizations featuring the true stories of soldiers, sailors and airmen who have served.  Don’t miss this year’s exciting story!  The service also features special music and our Act of Remembrance.

 

Canada Remembers Chorus logoCanada Remembers Chorus

Sunday, November 6 @ 7:00 p.m. join us for a trip down memory lane as we welcome back the Canada Remembers Chorus for an evening of music from the Boer War through to today.  You’ll want to join in and sing along as the Chorus presents a parade of hits from over the past century.  No admission fee, but a free will offering will be received.

 

 

 

kendall-docherty-and-friendsKendall Docherty and Friends Annual Christmas Concert

Sunday, November 27 @ 7:00 p.m. What better way to start the Christmas season than with Kendall Docherty and Friends!  This has become an annual tradition at St. Mark’s as Kendall and the band kick off the Christmas season with all your favorites! Tickets $12.00

 

 

AriosoArioso

Sunday, December 11 @ 7:00 p.m.

Beat the stress of the Christmas season by coming to hear the voices of angels!  Arioso, a double trio, have performed Christmas concerts the past three years at St. Mark’s and left audiences wanting more!  Blending both sacred and seasonal music, this is a night not to be missed!  Tickets $10.00