The Cat’s Meow 3 February 2019

The Cat’s Meow 3 February 2019

THE CAT’S MEOW

St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Port Hope

 Presentation of our Lord Jesus      Sunday 3 February 2019

Christ in the Temple                                 (Candlemas)

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

Centering Prayer–Every Thursday at 3.00 in the mezzanine.

Five Minutes Monthly–Adult Christian Education Group, will meet Sunday, February 17 after 10.30 eucharist. The reading is available today on the shelf at the back of the church.

Frost Fest--This Friday, February 8, from 5.00–7.30. A mid-winter pick me up, drop in at the rectory for nibbles, drinks, and conversation.

Eucharist & Pot Luck–Wednesday, February 13, 5.00 pm. Sign-up on the sheet at the back of the church.

Wednesday Eucharist at St. Mark’s on February 6 and all month, 10.00.

Flowers this week are given to the Glory of God and in memory of Bennett Fair, Phyllis Fair, Sharon Fair and Ruby and Clarence Hanna by Bob Fair.

Prayer Book Choral Evensong will be led by the Junior Choir on Wednesday, Feb 6 at 4:00 p.m.

2019 Church Calendars are in!  February is here!!! Get yours now at Coffee Time or the office! Still a must-have bargain at $5. Only a few left!

ANNUAL VESTRY MEETING Sunday, February 10 following the 10:30 Eucharist and Potluck lunch. Bring food to share.

The Financial Statements and Report are available today at the back of the church, if you want to study them before next week’s Vestry meeting.

Looking for a Warden: As Les Robling is stepping away from the position of People’s Warden after two years, St. Mark’s will need to fill this post. Diocesan requirements state that a parish MUST have two wardens. Speak to Les or Randy+ for more information.

Cinema St. Mark  – Possible spring films:
Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
That Obscure Object of Desire (1977)
Cleo de 5 a 7 (1962)
The Last Metro (1980)
My Dinner With Andre (1981)

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. Evans.

COLDEST NIGHT OF THE YEAR:  You’d look great on our team! For the next few weeks, I’m investing some of my time fundraising for an event we are involved with – the Coldest Night of the Year.  The Coldest Night of the Year is a walk that raises money for folks in our community who need our help. Some of them hungry, more than a few hurting and regrettably, some who are homeless too. Adults, moms and kids, seniors and youth as well. Once again this year we will be walking for Green Wood Coalition.  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.  Many of you know the work Green Wood Coalition does already and support in so many ways.  You can sponsor by going into the Coldest Night of the Year website, or give a donation through the church.  More information? Contact Ann Smith.

 

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

Outreach & Social Justice would like to present this Motion to Vestry: We, the Vestry of the parish of St. Mark, Port Hope, commit to standing in solidarity with those living in poverty by taking the following actions: 1) increasing our direct outreach by 5% and 2) increasing out advocacy by building alliances with groups providing, and working for, housing for all. (Pick up background material at the back of the church!)

SIDESPEOPLE NEEDED!  We need several more volunteers to greet people at each service. It’s not an onerous job and you get to know the people. If you can help, please contact Jim McGrath.

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

Internet Services

Provided pro bono to St. Mark’s by:

Jim Corkery at Corkery + Co.

289-252-0215

 

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