THE CAT’S MEOW

St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Port Hope

 6th Sunday after the Epiphany               17 February 2019

Morning Prayer–Thursday and Friday, 9.30 in the rectory.

Centering Prayer–Every Thursday at 3.00 in the mezzanine.

Five Minutes MonthlyToday after 10.30 eucharist. We have been studying Thomas Merton’s New Seeds of Contemplation

Birthday List — If you wish to be remembered in the Prayers of the People on your birthday, print your name AND ADDRESS and your birthday on the sheet provided at the back of the church. It is in the binder on the shelf.

Wednesday Eucharist at St. Mark’s all of February, 10.00 a.m.

Flowers this week are given to the Glory of God and in memory of Pat Lawson, her sister Penny Sanger, Philip and Ottilie Ketchum and their daughter, Susie Mignotti, by Tom Lawson

World Day of Prayer 2019

‘Women of Slovenia’

Friday, March 1st at 2pm, St. John’s Pine Street, Port Hope

An ecumenical worship service with light refreshments following.

(Anyone with a part in the service is asked to attend the rehearsal at 10am on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at St. John’s)

Today Peter Roe is our Guest Organist and Ann Smith is our Choir Director. Randy Mills is in Montreal with 11 TCS singers, including two of our own TCS choral scholars.

Contributions to the Lent edition of Jacob’s Ladder are due by March 3. Please send to dwgeale@gmail.com or communications@stmarksporthope.ca

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner  March 5, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. $8.00. There will be a sign-up sheet for those who are able to help with this event

COLDEST NIGHT OF THE YEAR: Please consider joining our team – St. Mark’s Marchers – and walk with us on Saturday, February 23rd.  Another important way to help is to sponsor those of us who are walking in support of the Green Wood Coalition  You can sponsor by going to the Coldest Night of the Year website, https://cnoy.org/location/porthope or give a donation through the church.  111

The Housing Crisis – A Way Forward?
A public engagement event
Saturday, March 16, 2019
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
St Thomas’ Anglican Church Parish Hall, 16 Centre Street Millbrook, ON

Lunch (with vegan and gluten-free options) is included.There is no charge for the event – but advance registration is required.Please refer to Poster on Bulletin Boards for further information.

Tuesday, Tea, and Theology Led by Fr. Patrick, the next meeting will be on Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. We are reading

Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church by R. H. Evan

The display cabinets in the church contain the story of the 1895 reredos, the 1949/1950 triptych, and the east

window’s revealing in 2000 – basically an outline of what has happened behind the altar over the past 125 years. The

display case in the parish hall has an updated architectural display now.

 

Oh! The 2019 Church

Calendars are in!

when will be the 2020 Church Calendars?

what will be in the 2022 Church Calendars? OooPS!

Graham Cotter is not the only one listening to what you say!

He’s at gandecotter@gmail.com & 705 924 2492

The St. Mark’s Heritage Foundation is pleased to announce a return engagement of the Toronto Welsh Male Voice Choir with guest soloist (our own) Ellen Torrie on Saturday 11 May 2019 @ 2 pm. Tickets are $30 pp and available from these parishioners: Pat Bryan, Pat Eberle, Terry Hill, Jane Pinchin & Peter Kedwell. Reserve yours soon as the 2017 performance was sold out in advance.

Stella Bullen, longtime parishioner of St. Mark’s, has moved to Paris, ON to be close to her daughter and son-in-law, Eileen and Ron Rowe, former residents on Walton Street

The Cat’s Meow: For inclusion, contact Marion Thompson through the office or at marionwhitevale@gmail.com before Friday morning

Office Hours are Tuesday to Friday,

 9 a.m. to noon. 905-885-4071

office@stmarksporthope.ca

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