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God's Work. Our Hands. September 13, 2015

St. Mark’s will be participating in God’s Work. Our Hands. again this year.  Please reserve a space on your calendar for Sunday, September 13.  For more information, please contact John Lewis or Tom Perry.

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Making a Difference Through Micah's Backpack

The young man said to Him, “All these commands I have kept; what am I still lacking?”  Jesus said to him, “If you wish to be complete, go and sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven.  Come, follow Me.”   ~Matthew 19:20  

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Small Group for High School Youth

Our group has been very busy this year meeting twice monthly for the past several months. We meet 2 Sundays a month directly after church to have lunch and share in fellowship while encouraging growing in our faith. Topics covered thus far have been God's plans for you now and in the future, fears, challenges, your faith journey and having a personal relationship with God. High School Youth are creating lessons and guiding each other.

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It’s vacation time ... or is it?

While it’s the big decisions that can change the course of our lives, it’s the small choices that can define a life. We often make these choices without thinking much about them.

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Updates for August

Office Hours The Parish Administrator will be in the office Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm.  You can leave a message for any of the staff on the other days.  Pastor Stan will be in the office on Wednesday as well.

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Pastoral Reflections: Member, Consumer, Disciple

I have been reflecting lately on the changing descriptions being used to describe our relationship to the Church.  For many years, we referred to those within the church as ‘members’ implying that as a member there was certain built in understandings of what we were to expect.  Similar to joining other organizations we were expected to pay our dues (offering in the church), attend meetings or events (worship), volunteer for events, and the like.  As a m

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Compassionate Friends - August 5

Our next Compassionate Friends group meeting will be on Wednesday, August 5 at 7:00 pm. This group provides friendship and support for those who have lost a child. From the national Compassionate Friends website: The Compassionate Friends was established based upon seven principles. The principles are reviewed and minor wording changes have been made from time to time, but they continue to stand the test of time.

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More Brass Music?

We are glad to know that so many in the congregation enjoyed the special brass music on Easter Sunday, as well as on Anniversary Sunday last October. Quite a few of you have encouraged us to bring back the brass quintet more often. This can be arranged if we are able to secure supplementary funding for the musicians and for the purchase of new music. As many of you know, our Endowment Committee has been very gracious in providing annual financial support to hire the wonderful outside musicians...

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He's My Dad

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.” (Proverbs 3:5,6) NKJV  A pair of scientists and botanists were exploring in the Alps for some special kinds of flowers. One day they spied through their field glass, a flower of rare beauty...but it was in a ravine with perpendicular cliffs on both sides.  Someone had to be lowered over the cliff to get it.

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Join Us for Bible Study

Tuesday evening Bible Study has taken a short break, but will resume on Tuesday, June 23 at 6:30 pm in the library. We will be reading and studying First and Second Corinthians. These are fascinating looks at the issues of faith and practice facing the early church and the way St. Paul dealt with them. We will be discussing Baptism, Holy Communion, how to treat fellow believers, sharing our gifts with God and other areas of faith that still apply today. Please join us for a lively and...

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