St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Port Hope

St. Michael and All Angels Sunday 30 September 2018

Morning Prayer: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9.30 in the rectory.

Centering Prayer: Thursday, 3.00 in the mezzanine.

Eucharist & Pot Luck Wednesday, October 17, 5:15 p.m.

Wednesday Eucharists in October are at St. Mark’s at 10 a.m.

The Flowers this week are given to the Glory of God and in memory of her mother, May Cook, by Judy McBride .

Prayer List–Write names you want to appear in October’s Prayer List in the red binder located on the shelf at the back of the church.

Evensong is led by our choirgirls on the first Wednesday of each month, the next one being Oct. 3 at 4:30 p.m.

TODAY Sunday Brunch Sept. 30 Tickets: $20 at the door.

TODAY The Marion Singers, noted Greater Toronto a capella chamber choir, conducted by Christopher Dawes. at 3:00 pm.
Free-will offering. Every cent goes to the Music Program.

Harvest Sunday, October 7th
Members of the chancel guild will decorate the church on Saturday morning, Oct 6th. If you can share the harvest bounty, such as apples, squash, vegetables or other items, please bring them to the church on Friday morning, Oct. 5th. Following the services your gifts will go to the food bank for our neighbors in need.

Sunday, October 14th, 3 p.m. we are celebrating the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. You and your pets are invited to a service of blessing. As our pets are a blessing to us, so we ask God’s blessing on them.

TALK TO A WARDEN. Do you really enjoy something? Are you unhappy about ……..? Ideas? What are your thoughts? Tell us. Let’s talk!

Sunday Refreshments: October needs help! 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 are pleased to announce that St. Mark’s, St. John’s, and St. Paul’s, Perrytown, are coming together to publicize events of common interest. A sheet promoting these events will be distributed regularly within each church.. The hope is that all our members will strongly support each other’s activities for we’re all in this together and must stand together if we are to survive. It’s not a stretch to say ‘United we stand, divided we fall’

Cinema St. Mark

Oct. 19 — Five Easy Pieces. (1970). A classical pianist (Jack Nicholson) rejects his cultured background, and hits the road in search of self.

Oct. 26 – Force Majeur (2014). A sudden disaster raises questions around one man’s personal identity.

Tuesday, Tea, and Theology
St. Mark’s Book Club 2018/2019

Oct. 23 Bart Ehrman, The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World

Nov. 27 The Way of a Pilgrim and A Pilgrim Continues his Way*

Jan. 22 C. S. Lewis, Surprised by Joy*

Feb. 26 R. H. Evans, Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church

Mar. 26 Eric Metaxas, Martin Luther: the Man who Discovered God and Changed the World

Apr.23 H. A. Williams, The True Wilderness

Food Bank Donations: Don’t forget our neighbours! Thank you to all who place non-perishable items in the basket inside the church entrance. Cereal (hot and cold), pasta sauce, canned goods, peanut butter, Kraft Dinner, Ensure, pet food, etc., are always welcome. Personal care items are needed: toilet tissue; diapers; shampoo; toothpaste and toothbrushes..

Hollyberry Bazaar: The Jewellery and Accessory Room needs to be restocked! We are looking for donations of jewellery, purses, and scarves. Items should be left in the church office. Thanks for your support.

We believe that Jacob’s Ladder will be available next Sunday, September 30. Thank you, Dorothy Geale!

We have received four chairs for our side patio from Linda Meldrum and Greg Cooper, new residents on King Street.

The Cat’s Meow: contact Marion Thompson through the office or at before Friday morning for inclusion.
Office Hours are Tuesday to Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. 905-885-4071
Internet Services
Provided pro bono to St. Mark’s by:
Jim Corkery at Corkery + Co.