FALL at St. Mark’s

Due to the weekend storm, Sunday School Classes will now resume on

Sunday, September 15 @ 11:00 a.m.

We offer classes for children ages 3 to 16.

To register, please email the church office at

stmarkspres@eastlink.ca

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday, September 29th @ 11:00 a.m. a ministry team from Teen Challenge Atlantic will help lead our service and share inspiring stories of the difference faith makes in overcoming obstacles like addictions.  Please plan to attend this service as we support this worthwhile and life-changing faith-based ministry that serves Atlantic Canada including Island youth and young adults who are struggling with addictions.

 

Annual Harvest Yard & Bake Sale

Saturday, October 5 @  8:00 – 11:30 a.m.

 

Donations of dishes, furniture, toys, sports equipment, clothing, books, tools, décor, jewelry as well as vegetables, preserves and baked goods will all be gratefully accepted!

No computer equipment or electronics please.

Big Apple Adventure VBS

COMING THIS JULY

Big Apple Adventure Logo Colour

We’re heading on a BIG APPLE ADVENTURE!!

(NOTE:  JULY 3 UPDATE – Registration is FULL.  If you want to put your child(ren) on the waiting list,

please email Rev. Paula at stmarkspres@eastlink.ca  )

 

Join us for our Vacation Bible School “Big Apple Adventure” as we learn where faith and life connect!

The Adventure begins Monday, July 22 and runs until Friday, July 26 from 9:00 am. til Noon each day.

The program is for “tourists” ages 5 to 12 and there is also a Teen class.

Please note:  we regret that we are not able to accommodate children with special needs – whether physical or emotional.

The program includes a daily Bible lesson, games, music, crafts, and snacks (snacks are provided – food allergies must be noted on the registration form.)

Registration is $5  * (see below)

If you wish to register your child(ren), please call Rev. Paula at 902-892-5255 or email her at stmarkspres@eastlink.ca

**Because registration is limited to 60 children and we are full every year, we now require the registration fee be paid prior to July 1 to ensure your child’s space is reserved.  This is to avoid other families being told there are no spaces available only to have “no shows” the week of VBS.

 

Spring at St. Mark’s

 

COMPOST SALE

*** COMPOST IS SOLD OUT  – THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT !!! ***

Featuring top-quality seafood compost. Available by the bag ($7 per bag) or in bulk ($45 per tractor bucket = 7 bags).

 

COMING THIS JULY

Big Apple Adventure Logo Colour

We’re heading on a BIG APPLE ADVENTURE!!

(May 29 Update – Registration is 2/3 full)

Join us for our Vacation Bible School “Big Apple Adventure” as we learn where faith and life connect!

The Adventure begins Monday, July 22 and runs until Friday, July 26 from 9:00 am. til Noon each day.

The program is for “tourists” ages 5 to 12 and there is also a Teen class. 

Please note:  we regret that we are not able to accommodate children with special needs – whether physical or emotional.

The program includes a daily Bible lesson, games, music, crafts, and snacks (snacks are provided – food allergies must be noted on the registration form.)

Registration is $5  * (see below)

If you wish to register your child(ren), please call Rev. Paula at 902-892-5255 or email her at stmarkspres@eastlink.ca

**Because registration is limited to 60 children and we are full every year, we now require the registration fee be paid prior to July 1 to ensure your child’s space is reserved.  This is to avoid other families being told there are no spaces available only to have “no shows” the week of VBS.  

 

 

 

 

 

Family Fun & Games Night

Join us Saturday, March 2 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. for our annual Family Fun & Games Night.  Come, try your hand at any of dozens of board games, participate in a crokinole tournament, play Twister, and enjoy fantastic snacks at this inter-generational event hosted by our Sunday School!

 

 

SPRING EVENTS 2019

Annual Roast Beef Dinner

Saturday, April 13 with sittings at 4:00 p.m., 5:15 p.m., and 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are $18 for adults, $9 for children 12 & under.

For tickets call 902-892-5255.

 

 

 

 

Raise the Roof Variety Show – Friday, April 26 @ 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 27 @ 7:00 p.m.

Come help us raise money for our new roof!  Featuring a slate of top-notch performers and ending each night with a one-act play directed by Barb Perry.

Tickets $12 adults, $6 for children 12 & under.

To reserve tickets, please call 902-368-2620 or 902-892-5255

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tired of winter?  We are too!  So, we’re having a Winter Beach Party!

Sunday, February 10 at 11:00 a.m. the Youth Group will lead us in worship for a fun-filled morning complete with a refreshing summer treat after the service.  So dig out your Hawaiian shirts and shorts and come join us!

 

 

 

Sunday, February 17 @ 11:00 a.m. members of local Scouts Canada groups will join us for worship.

 

 

 

 

Movie Night – Sunday, February 17 @ 6:30 p.m.

Starring J. Michael Finley and Dennis Quaid, this film tells the true story behind the beloved worship song.

Rated PG – Parents please note, due to mature subject matter, this film is not suitable for young children.

 

 

 

 

Annual Meeting – Sunday, February 24 immediately following the morning service.

 

 

 

December at St. Mark’s

 

Choir Christmas Cantata

Sunday, December 16 @ 11:00 a.m.

The St. Mark’s Choir will present the cantata “Love Beyond Measure”.

 

 

Silent Night Carol Service

Sunday, December 16 @ 7:00 p.m.

Join us for this special evening carol service as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the writing of the beloved carol, “Silent Night”.  In addition to all your favourite carols, the evening will feature the St. Mark’s Choir under the direction of Jacqueline Sorensen Young and the Park Royal Choir under the direction of Valerie MacKenzie, and organist Robert Hamilton.

 

 

Sunday School Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 23 @ 2:30 p.m.

What could be more fun than seeing the children sing and recite Christmas poems?  Join us as the Sunday School presents their Annual Christmas Concert.

 

 

 

Christmas Eve Service

Monday, December 24 @ 7:00 p.m.

Join us as we celebrate the birth of Jesus.  What greater gift?  He’s the reason the world is celebrating!

 

 

 

 

FALL at St. Mark’s

Ladies of the CenturyLady Singers of Our Century Concert

Monday, October 15 @ 7:30 p.m. 

Featuring Jolee Patkai, Keila Glydon, Joan Reeves, Judy McGregor, and Colleen MacPhee in a musical tribute to Loretta Lynn, Crystal Gayle, Patsy Cline, Tammy Wynette, Anne Murray, Connie Francis, and Rita MacNeil.

Tickets are $12 and are available by calling Lois at 902-368-8246 or Jeanette at 902-892-2974.

 

 

 

 

Movie Night featuring “Coco”

Sunday, October 21 @ 6:30 p.m.

 

 

SUMMER 2018

SaddleRidgeRanchLogoColorSaddle Ridge Ranch Vacation Bible School

July 23 – 27, 9:00 am. til Noon

Howdy Pardners!  It’s time to saddle up and head off to the ranch where we’re going to be roundin’ up questions and drivin’ home answers from God’s word.  Each day, we’ll be learning about God’s promises, making some cool crafts, learning some great songs, playing fun games, and having some tasty snacks!

 

The fun starts Monday, July 23 9:00 a.m. til Noon, and continues through Friday, July 27.

NOTE:  Registration is currently FULL.  We sometimes have cancellations, so please contact Rev. Paula at stmarkspres@eastlink.ca to see if space is available.

There is a one time $5 craft fee per child.

 

 

MAY 2018

church picnicAnnual Sunday School Celebration Service & Potluck Picnic

Sunday, May 27 @ 11:00 a.m. followed by lunch in the Hall and games in the yard!

 

 

 

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

SaddleRidgeRanchLogoColorHowdy pardners!   Registration is underway for our annual VBS program to be held July 23 – 27 from 9:00 a.m. til Noon each day.  This summer we’re headed for an action-packed adventure with our theme Saddle Ridge Ranch: Roundin’ Up Questions, Drivin’ Home Answers!  Classes are available for cowpokes ages 5 – 12.  To register, email Rev. Paula at stmarkspres@eastlink.ca or call 902-892-5255.  Please note there is a $5 craft fee per child.

 

APRIL 2018

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

yard-saleSaturday, May 5 @ 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Spring Yard & Bake Sale

Featuring quality household items, clothing, books, CDs, DVDs, toys, tools, and a plethora of baked goods (which always sell out!)

Donations may be brought to the church Thursday, May 3 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. or on Friday, May 4 from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m..  Please note:  We cannot accept any electronics or computer equipment.

 

 

 

 

compost wheelbarrowAnnual Compost Sale:  Saturday, May 12 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Compost will be available by the bag, or in bulk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAST EVENTS:

 

Copy of PEIR BadgeChurch Parade with the PEIR

Sunday, April 15 @ 11:00 a.m.

The men and women of the Prince Edward Island Regiment will join us for worship.  Come and help us thank them for all they do for our community, province, and nation!  It will also be our great privilege to welcome a very special guest — Major General Guy Chapdelaine, Chaplain General of the Canadian Armed Forces.