DECEMBER at St. Mark’s

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There is lots happening during the month of December as we celebrate the birth of our Saviour, Jesus Christ!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Christmas Eve Services

Christmas Eve is a Sunday — so we get to celebrate twice!

11:00 a.m. Family Worship – Advent Four – The Candle of Love

7:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Service with a carol sing and special music.

 

 

 

 

Happy New Year 2018

 

New  Year’s Eve

Sunday, December 31 @ 11:00 a.m. Family Worship

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas concert rehearsal

 

Sunday School Classes Resume January 7

 

 

 

 

 

Faith signFaith Lessons

Start the year off right!  Join us for Faith Lessons as we begin a five week study on Sunday, January 14 @ 9:30 a.m.  The study is called “Israel’s Mission” and the first class will be “Abraham and Sarah and Three Strangers”.

 

 

 

NOVEMBER at St. Mark’s

 

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Kendall Docherty and Friends Annual Christmas Concert

Sunday, November 26 @ 7:00 p.m.

Join us as we kick off the Advent Season with Kendall and friends as they sing all of your favourite Christmas carols and songs.

Tickets are $12.00 and are available by calling Lois at 902-368-8246.  Don’t miss it – this concert is always a sell-out!

 

 

 

 

Arioso 2017Arioso Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 10 @ 3:00 p.m.

This double trio has delighted audiences across PEI including at the Indian River Festival.  Join us as they bring an afternoon of Christmas carols – both traditional and new – that will fill you with the Christmas spirit.

Tickets are $10.00  Please call Lois at 902-368-8246.

 

OCTOBER

yard-saleHARVEST YARD & BAKE SALE

Saturday, October 14 @ 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

A great selection of dishes, housewares, furniture, books, videos, clothing, jewelry and sports equipment as well as tables of baked goods, preserves and other harvest items.

 

 

 

 

 

Ladies-of-the-CenturyLADY SINGERS OF OUR CENTURY CONCERT

Monday, October 16 @ 7:30 p.m.

Featuring the music of Patsy Cline, Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris, Loretta Lynn, Tanya Tucker, the McGuire Sisters and Rita MacNeil.

Tickets $12.00   Call Lois at 902-368-8246 or the Church Office at 902-892-5255

 

 

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

poppy_300Honouring Our Veterans Service

Sunday, November 5 @ 11:00 a.m.

Join us for our annual service as we honour Veterans.  As always, the service will have special music, an Act of Remembrance, and feature a drama written and performed by our own Dr. Tom portraying the true story of a Canadian soldier who served during the First World War.   Long before other congregations were acknowledging Remembrance Day, Dr. Tom was performing dramas and bringing to life the true stories of Canadian Veterans.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebration of HopeCELEBRATION OF HOPE with Will Graham

Friday, November 3 – Sunday, November 5

Plan now to invite a friend or family member to discover the life-changing message of the Gospel as we welcome Will Graham and the Celebration of Hope to the Eastlink Centre.

Friday evening Kidzfest, Saturday evening featuring “The Afters”, and Sunday night featuring George Canyon and an inspiring message both Saturday and Sunday nights by Will Graham.  No admission is charged for any of the events.

click on the link below for more information:

http://www.celebrationofhope.ca/

 

September at St. Mark’s

It’s September and there’s lots going on as we gear up for Fall.

 

 

Sunday school bulletin graphicSUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES RESUME

Sunday School Classes have resumed for the Fall session.  We offer classes for students ages 3 through to Grade 9.  If you haven’t already registered your child(ren) for classes, it’s not too late!  Forms are available on the table in the foyer.

Faith signFAITH LESSONS

“In the Dust of the Rabbi” a five-part study series continues with Part 2 on Sunday, September 17 at 9:30 a.m. in the Board Room.  Join us for this exciting journey through the Holy Land as we discover what it would have been like for the first disciples of Jesus.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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yard-saleAnnual Fall Harvest Yard & Bake Sale

Saturday, October 14 @ 8:00 a.m.

Featuring baked goods, preserves, household items, dishes, furniture, books, CDs, toys, clothing and Christmas items.

If you would like to donate items, they may be dropped off on Thursday, October 12 or Friday, October 13.

Please note:  We are unable to accept computer equipment or electronic items.

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Lady Singers of Our Century Concert

Monday, October 16 @ 7:30 p.m.

A musical tribute to the McGuire Sisters, Tanya Tucker, Patsy Cline, Linda Ronstadt, Loretta Lynn, Emmylou Harris and Rita MacNeil

Tickets are $12.00 and are available by calling Lois at 902-368-8246 or Jeanette at 902-892-2974

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

 

 


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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.