THE CAT’S MEOW
St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Port Hope

The Transfiguration of the Lord Sunday 12 August 2018

Morning Prayer this week:- Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday at 9:30 in the rectory. Also Thursdays at St. John’s 8:00 – 8:45 am.

Centering Prayer on Thursday at 3 p.m. in the mezzanine.

Wednesday Eucharists in August are at St. Mark’s, 10.00.

The Flowers this week are given to the Glory of God by Anne Beale in loving memory of Ian, Alma, Rex, Una, Keith and Mary Montizambert, and Tony Beale.

Summer Art Camp will take place from August 20-24 (five days). Register for Art Camp by phoning the office. Leave your name, child’s name, and phone number.

String Trio to Perform on Thurs. Aug. 23, 8pm. An hour of music for string trio, After Darkness Light, reflecting on the Reformation, by Quintessence Ensemble. Admission $15 at the door, or through their own concert link on St Mark’s Facebook page. The group is performing at various venues on their way to Quebec City

The Marion Singers, noted Greater Toronto a capella chamber choir, conducted by Christopher Dawes. Sunday, Sept. 30 at 3:00 pm.
Plan to attend these concerts! Mark your calendar today!

Sunday Refreshments: A sign-up sheet for providing refreshments after the 10:30 am service is posted on the bulletin board. Please consider providing a snack for this social time – we’ll make the coffee! August and September Sundays need your help!

Jacob’s Ladder – update : Get your articles and photos ready for the September 29th edition of Jacob’s Ladder.

PAR. Pre-Authorized Remittance allows you to support St. Mark’s through automatic monthly withdrawals from your bank account. Your switch to PAR gives St. Mark’s more predictable revenue across the year to help us
meet our on-going financial commitments and to plan ahead. Please consider PAR – it’s easy and it’s easy to change, any time. JUST ASK JENN!!

Preserving season is in full swing and we hope you will do a batch or two for the Hollyberry Bazaar. Preserves must be prepared in approved jars and water bath processed to meet health and safety standards. I am always looking for small jam and jelly jars (125ml or 250ml size) so please leave them at the parish hall to my attention. Thanks for your ongoing support of the Hollyberry Bazaar, Gwen (905-885-8798)

Cinema St. Mark, A fall line-up of films, two each in September & October.

Sept. 21 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986). We’ve never shown a comedy, and this is a classic one.

Sept. 28 – Force Majeur (2014). A sudden disaster raises questions around one man’s personal identity.

Oct. 19 – The House of Mirth (2001). A New York socialite discovers the precariousness of her position in the face of social expectations.

Oct. 26 – Five Easy Pieces (1970). A classical pianist rejects his cultured background, and hits the road in search of self.

What are your thoughts? Speak to a Warden! Constructive suggestions and comments are welcome. We will take your ideas under advisement. Positive feedback is also welcome!

We stumble and fall constantly even when we are most enlightened. But when we are in true spiritual darkness, we do not even know that we have fallen.”
– Thoughts in Solitude , Thomas Merton

The Cat’s Meow: contact Marion Thompson through the office or at marionwhitevale@gmail.com before Friday morning for inclusion.
Office Hours are Tuesday to Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. 905-885-4071 office@stmarksporthope.ca
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