St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Port Hope

 EASTER SUNDAY                                    21 April 2019

You are welcome to join us for the Angelus following the postlude at 10.30. Icon table at the back.

No Morning Prayer this week..

Centering Prayer: Thursday at 3.00 in the Mezzanine..

Wednesday Eucharist on April 24 at St. Mark’s.

The next Eucharist & Potluck will take place on May 15 at 5.15.

Tuesday, Tea, and Theology Led by Fr. Patrick, the next meeting will be on this Tuesday, April 23 at 3 p.m. We have been reading H. A. Williams, The True Wilderness.

The next Greenwood dinner will be on May 1st. The menu will be meatloaf with vegetables, salads and desserts. Please sign up at the back of the church.

Training in the Sexual Misconduct Policy of the Diocese. All parish volunteers are expected to attend a session every three years.  Those in high risk positions, that is those working with children, vulnerable adults or finances, are required to attend The workshop is booked for Sat. May 4th from 10 a.m. to 12 noon in the Mezzanine. Ann Smith will be in touch with those who must attend.

Cinema St. Mark

April 26, 7.30Cleo de 5 à 7 (1962). dir. Agnès Varda. In the hours when lovers meet, nothing could be further from Cléo’s mind than love. She counts the minutes till she learns the test results that will tell her if she is dying of cancer. Only 90 minutes long, but its clock seems to tick along with Cléo’s.

May 3, 7.3045 Years (2015) Andrew Haigh. On the eve of their 45th anniversary, the serene life of a couple in the English countryside is disrupted by the arrival of a letter. As its contents intrude and haunt, the fissures in their marriage appear in small yet nerve racking increments.

Town Hall Meeting with Bishop Riscylla Shaw. Durham-Northumberland Deanery.   Open Dialogue with the Bishop. Thursday, May 2, St. John, Port Hope, at 6:30 p.m.

Town Hall Meetings With Bishop Asbil. St. James Cathedral, Toronto: May 1, 2.00 pm; St. Andrew, Scarborough:, May 2, 7.00 pm. St. Paul, Uxbridge:, May 4, 2.00 pm.

My Life, Our Faith, My Choice: The Challenge of Medical Assistance in Dying, with Canon Douglas Graydon & The Rev’d Margaret Johnston-Jones. Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch included. St. George’s Anglican Church, 10782 County Rd #2, Grafton. Register before May 4 at 905-372-3442 (St. Peter’s Church Office).

Our spring fundraiser is the Loaf and Ladle lunch, Silent Auction and book sale May 5th following the 10:30 service. Tickets are $15 cash at the door which includes a glass of wine. Don’t miss Dorothy’s seafood chowder, Jill’s carrot and leek soup, or bidding on Carol’s homemade pies and cookies for 4 months. Help us plan by signing the list at the back of the church. Family and friends are most welcome.  *We are still receiving items for the Silent Auction. If you have a ‘Time, Talent or Treasure’ to donate please contact Gwen at 905-885-8798 or

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 Sat 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.

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

Office Hours are Tuesday to Friday,

 9 a.m. to noon. 905-885-4071


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Provided pro bono to St. Mark’s by:

Jim Corkery at Corkery + Co.



On this day the Lord has acted and it is marvelous in our eyes.


Your wardens wish you a blessed Easter.

Gary Potter, People’s Warden

Marion Thompson, Rector’s Warden