THE CAT’S MEOW

St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Port Hope

Feast of All Saints                                     3 November 2019

The flowers are given to the Glory of God and in memory of Geoff and Prue Dale and Barbara Hughes, Harold and Lucy Coode, Bob and Mary Dale and Gordon and Helen Dale.

Anointing For Healing— The second Sunday of the month. Or anytime by appointment.

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

Wednesday Eucharists are at St. John’s in November, 10:00.

 

Prayer Book Evensong will be led by the Cantate Singers (previously known as the Junior Choir) on Wednesday, November 6 at 4:30 p.m.

Centering Prayer is held on Thursdays,  3.00 in the mezzanine.

 

Eucharist & Pot Luck—November 13, 5.15 pm.

Our adult choir would welcome a tenor and a bass (or two or three!). Randy Mills would be happy to contact anyone as well – just let him know!

In time for Remembrance Day, David Brooks has filled the display cases with a tribute to the war years. Do take a look ! Information relating to members of the congregation who have served since the War of 1812 can be found on top of the cabinets”.

Green Wood Coalition Dinner — St. Mark’s will be providing the food for the on Wednesday, November 6th. The menu this time will be beef or chicken stew, mashed potatoes, vegetables, salads and desserts. If you can provide food for this dinner, please sign-up on the sheet at the back of the church. Food should be delivered to St. John’s Parish Hall by 5:45 p.m., November 6.

Questionnaires — Last call!

DID YOU FALL BACK ONE HOUR?? Or are you really keen to come to church?

         CINEMA ST. MARK

Nov 8. The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979) Rainer Berger Fassbinder.

7:30 in the Mezzanine.

Nov 15, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

Pick up a flyer in parish hall lobby, or see posters for details.

Following a very successful bazaar, our next major fundraiser is Christmas at St. Mark’s, now a 2-day event starting Friday, 22 November 7:00-9:30 pm and Saturday, 23 November 9:00 – 2:30 pm in the parish hall; it features 22 artists and artisans from Northumber- land and area. Gift basket raffle. Free Admission. Please sign the volunteer list posted at the back of the church. All help is much appreciated.

2019 Pre-Advent Day

Leader: The Right Reverend Andrew Asbil, Bishop of the Diocese of Toronto 

A Relevant Church?

Come hear the new Bishop of Toronto on whether the church has an important role in this secular age and country… or not.

We’ll engage with him on what the church is doing and needs to be doing to carry out God’s mission, no matter what the challenges.

Saturday November 23, 2019 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Participant Fee: $40 Lunch included. Please register by November 15. Call St. Peter’s Church Office at 905-372-3442 Hosted by St. Peter’s Anglican Church 240 College Street, Cobourg

Sunday Offerings – Please consider replacing your Sunday envelopes with a monthly pre-authorized donation to support St. Mark’s and its ministries.

The Giving Tree

St. Mark’s is continuing our annual support of The Giving Tree. You will find in the pews a special offering envelope. We ask you to please prayerfully consider helping the Salvation Army and 20 community agencies within Northumberland County by giving a monetary donation towards the purchase of food and toys for Christmas. If donating by cheque please make payable to St. Mark’s, with “The Giving Tree” on the memo line.

Our deadline for receiving donations is Sunday December 8th. Thank you so very much!

Tuesday, Tea, and Theology 2019-2020

Nov. 19    Nouwen, Henri,

           The Wounded Healer

Tuesday afternoons, 3:00 – 4:30, upstairs in the parish hall.

 

St. Mark’s FaithWorks Campaign- FaithWorks is the annual appeal of the Anglican Diocese of Toronto. Since 1996 FaithWorks has provided more than $24 million to Anglican-affiliated ministries.  An information envelope, with your name on it, is available at the back of the church. Donations will be received until the end of this year. Thank you for your support..

FOOD SHARE DONATIONS: Thank you to all who give regularly and place non-perishable items in the basket inside the church entrance. CONDIMENTS (Mustard, ketchup, etc.) & JAMS are wanted!

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

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.

Please note that the deadline for the Nov. 10 Cat’s Meow is early Thursday, Nov. 7 because of Diocesan Synod Nov. 8 & 9.