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”.

 

 

 

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

 

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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.

 

SEPTEMBER at St. Mark’s

It’s September and things are happening at St. Mark’s!

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Beginning Sunday, September 11, during our morning worship at 11:00 a.m., Sunday School classes will resume for children ages 3 through Grade 6.  During that time, we also have a supervised nursery for children ages 2 and under.

 

 

choir practice 4Choir Rehearsals resume on Thursday, September 8 @ 7:00 p.m.  New choir members are always welcome!

 

 

 

women's association presbyterian womenOn Tuesday, September 13 @ 7:00 p.m. the Women’s Association will begin their fall meetings.  A warm welcome to all!

 

 

 

battle_of_britain_propaganda_poster_midSunday, September 18 @ 2:00 p.m. the Annual Battle of Britain memorial service will be held at Sherwood Cemetery with our own Dr. Tom bringing the address and prayers.

 

 

 

youth groupMonday, September 19 @ 6:30 p.m. C.I.A. (13-18) and Tweens (ages 9-12) Youth Groups resume meeting for the fall!

 

 

 

UpcomingEvents Mark Your Calendar

 

 

 

yard-saleSaturday, October 1 from 8:00 a.m. – 11;30 a.m. we will host our Annual Harvest Yard & Bake Sale.  This sale will feature good quality yard sale items as well as harvest items and our renowned bake and preserves sale!

 

 

 

concert ticketsMonday, October 17 @ 7:30 p.m., St. Mark’s will host the “Ladies of the Century” concert featuring the music of Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Anne Murray and Rita MacNeil.  This show sold out each time it was held this past summer, so don’t miss your chance to see it!  Featuring Judy McGegor, Joan Reeves, Jolee Patkai, Keila Glydon and Coleen MacPhee with a house band of  Larry Campbell, Brian Knox, Heartz Godkin, and Judy Lowe.  Tickets are only $10.

December at St. Mark’s

December is a busy month at St. Mark’s.  Below is a list of the upcoming events, services and concerts.  We hope you’ll join us for any or all of them!

 

Thursday, December 24 @ 7:00 p.m. CHRISTMAS EVE Service

Nativity sceneWhat better way to start your Christmas celebration?

Come, join us, as we celebrate our Saviour’s birth at our annual Christmas Eve Family Service singing all your favourite carols and hearing the Christmas story.

 

 

 

PREVIOUS EVENTS:

Sunday, December 6 @ 6:30 p.m.  MOVIE NIGHT

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Featuring the film “Silver Bells” starring Bruce Boxleitner about a scrappy sportscaster who ends up having to do community service with the Salvation Army.

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, December 8 @ 7:00 p.m.  Women’s Association Candle Lighting Service

Candle lighting serviceLed by members of the Women’s Association this is a special service of readings and carols as we prepare to celebrate Christmas.

A fellowship time follows in the Church Hall after the service.

 

 

Thursday, December 10 @ 7:00 p.m. Service of Hope / Blue Christmas

Service of Hope Christmas can be a difficult time of year for many people, especially if they are missing a loved one or Christmas marks a difficult anniversary of loss.  It can also be a time of stress as people feel compelled to be “happy” even when they’re not.  Come join us for a  Service of Hope as we light candles in memory of loved ones and hear words of comfort and peace.

 

 

Sunday, December 13 @ 7:00 p.m.  ARIOSO Christmas Concert

AriosoArioso is a dynamic double trio of singers whose sound has delighted audiences at the Indian River Music Festival.  We can promise you an evening of amazing music as Arioso presents traditional carols and Christmas songs.

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

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, December 15 @ 7:00 p.m. The True Christmas Story – A One Night Bible Study

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Join us for a one night study as we gain fresh insights on a story we think we know well!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, December 20 @ 11:00 a.m. Choir Christmas Cantata “On a Night of Wonder”

star-of-bethlehemSt. Mark’s boasts one of the finest choirs you’ll hear anywhere on PEI!

Join us for our annual Christmas Cantata as they present “On a Night of Wonder”

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, December 20 @ 2:00 p.m. Sunday School Christmas Concert

Christmas concertCome enjoy the fun as the St. Mark’s Sunday School children, youth and teachers

present their annual Christmas Concert.

 

Sunday School Classes Resume

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Sunday School classes resume on Sunday, September 13 at 11:00 a.m.

We’re looking forward to another exciting year as we grow in stature and in faith!

Parents: if you haven’t already registered your child(ren), please let us know that they will be attending by calling 902-892-5255.