St. Mark’s Anglican Church, Port Hope

 Fourth Sunday after Pentecost          7  July 2019

Fifth Sunday after Pentecost             14  July 2019

Fr. Randy will be away from July 2 to July 15. We thank The Rev’d Leslie Barclary who will preside today and on July 14. For pastoral emergencies, contact Fr. Patrick Gray or Canon Graham Cotter.

Morning Prayer will not be held for the next two weeks, but will resume on Thursday and Friday, July 18 and 19.

Centering Prayer will not be held this week, but will resume on Thursday July 18 at 3.00 in the mezzanine.

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 July, 10:00.

The flowers on July 7 are given to the Glory of God and in memory of Ray Poste, Frank and Millie Harding and Doug and Rick Harding from Carol Poste.

Anointing For Healing—Anointing is available on the second Sunday of each month, or anytime by appointment.

Mass Cards–Thirty new copies of the German Mass cards have been purchased to replace lost ones. To prevent further losses, do not stuff the card into your bulletin. Instead, leave the card on the seat of your pew for collection. Thank you.

Summer Music for Kids  Something completely different! Sundays 9:30 am-12 noon we are looking to welcome children 7 and up to sing and chime every Sunday. Warming up in the hall at 9:30, the group will participate in our eucharist at 10:30am. Have any friends with children/grandkids who might be interested? Randy Mills will be happy to contact them directly – please call him at 905-373-0867 with details. A small stipend will be offered, as usual.

St. Mark’s Country BBQ
Sunday July 21st, arrive after 12pm
492 3rd Concession Road West, Trent Hills (for your GPS)
Beside Sandy Flats Sugarbush.
Hamburgers, Hotdogs, Salads, Desserts and Beverage Bar.
All monies raised will go to the Choir Fund.
Signup sheet and directions at the back of the church.

Bach and More in August

Three organ recitals by Randy Mills on Thursdays, Aug. 1, 8 & 15 at 7pm here at St Mark’s with our wonderful 1986 Gabriel Kney pipe organ. Offering for our music programme – plan to enjoy an hour of lovely music.

Bicentennial of St. John’s, Port Hope. The congregations of St. Mark’s and St. Paul’s (Perrytown) are invited to attend a service of thanksgiving, marking the 200th anniversary of the founding of St. John’s, on Sunday, September 8, at 10:30. Bishop Andrew Asbil will preside and preach. It is worth remembering that the building St. Mark’s occupies today was built in 1822 as the first home of St. John’s. St. Mark’s, as a parish, was founded in 1873.

Cinema St. Mark –Join us for another great feature om July 19th:

Gardens and Gardeners: The 5 small gardens immediately behind the rectory, are being “de-bloomed”. St. Markers are welcome to help themselves to any plants. Please do not take the peonies as they still have to flower. The gardens in question are each marked with a wooden stake.

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

Internet Services

Provided pro bono to St. Mark’s by:

Jim Corkery at Corkery + Co.



Food for Thought

And I saw the river

Over which every soul

Must pass

To reach the kingdom

Of heaven