St. Mark's Weekly Update Monthly Serving Schedules A Serving Schedule for the month of November has been posted online. On our website go to "News a


St. Mark's Weekly Update


Monthly Serving Schedules


A Serving Schedule for the month of November has been posted online. On our website go to "News and Information" or click here.

Thank you to all of you for your willingness to serve!

Please note: volunteers are needed to lead Children's Church in December.

Descriptions of Lay Ministry

I have also written out descriptions of most lay ministry positions. If you see something that is missing or that needs correction - please let me know. This document is posted online.


Advent Wreath Making & Potluck - November 20

advent wreath

Please join us on November 20th (immediately after the service) for lunch and to make an Advent Wreath for use in your home.

A sign-up sheet to bring something to the Potluck is in the library.


Cleaning Up!


I am very pleased to announce that St. Marks has now hired a cleaning service to clean the bathrooms on a regular basis.

The cleaners will be here on every other Saturday morning, beginning this Saturday.


Ministry, Bowling and Pizza

What: A Youth Ministry event - in the morning we will help sort a shipment of food for the food pantry, then we will have a bowling party with pizza.
When: Saturday, December 3rd (9:30am-3pm)
Why: To serve God, serve others & have fun!
Where: Grace RE Church, Collingdale & Area Bowling Alley

All Middle School and High School students are invited to attend this event.

RSVP to Fr. Patterson ( or 215-884-7660. Students are invited to bring a friend(s)!


On the Calendar


Junior Choir Rehearsal - 9:30 am Sundays.
Men's Prayer - Saturdays at 8:30 am
Pipe Organ Project - Sundays at 9:30 am

November & Beyond:

November 20 - the Sunday next before Advent. Join us for Advent Wreath Making and a Potluck lunch.
November 24 - Thanksgiving Day. Holy Communion at 10 am.
November 30 - The Feast of Saint Andrew - Holy Communion 6 pm.
November 27 - The First Sunday of Advent & Vestry Meeting
December 10 - Advent Retreat at St. Marks, 10am-4.30pm. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend!
December 3 - Youth Event at Grace Church food bank (followed by Bowling and Pizza party!)
December 17 - Live Nativity followed by a Christmas Caroling Party at St. Marks