Upcoming Events  

Sunday service times are 8:00 & 11:00 AM.

THANKSGIVING IN AMERICA LUNCHEON FOR NEWCOMERS ACADEMY – NOV 19 

St. Mark's Church and Pre-School will be hosting a “Thanksgiving in America Experience” on Wednesday Nov. 19th from 10:00-12:00 noon. The Newcomers Academy students at Morris Innovative in Dalton have been studying the Thanksgiving story, and this event at St. Mark’s is a part of that study. This is a cooperative project between the Newcomers Academy and St. Mark’s Preschool, and St. Mark’s Church, to teach the newcomers in our community about the Thanksgiving tradition in America and the notion of “gratefulness."  All are invited and welcome to come and be a part of this fun, joyful event! Can you donate cranberry sauce and 4 pumpkin pies? If so, please bring them to the church during the week between November 17 and by 10am on the 19th

Advent Wreath Making Sunday, November 30 at 5:30pm

We will have a potluck supper and Advent Wreath–making workshop. Thanksgiving will be over –time your return from your travels to bring a dish to share (turkey tetrazzini anyone?) and make some Advent Wreaths ...bring gloves, clip-pers, some food and greenery if you want – some greenery will be provided. Advent Wreath kits will be available at $5.00 each and will include the wreath form and candles. We will eat, then make the wreaths and finish the evening with a brief liturgy and light our first candles.

Anglicans Invited to Celebrate Advent Using Your Camera Phone

Advent from November 30-December 24th is the season when Christians observe a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus at Christmas. Members of the Anglican Communion Churches worldwide are being invited to celebrate Advent through prayer, meditation and by contributing to a global Advent Calendar on Instagram.  Follow this link for more information.
http://episcopaldigitalnetwork.com/ens/2014/11/12/anglicans-invited-to-celebrate-advent-using-your-camera-phones/#.VGPgzFwOw6c.facebook

St. Nicholas

St. Nicholas is coming to St. Mark's on Wednesday evening, December 3rd. Children of all ages are invited to come and enjoy his visit, make an Advent craft, and nibble on some chicken fingers and side dishes. 

CHRISTMAS FLOWERS AND INSTRUMENTALISTS

Poinsettias $14
Small Wreaths $25
Order forms available in the parish hall and in the Sunday bulletins.
Please place your orders by December 11th.

 

Saturday November 1st Youth Halloween/All Saint's Day at St. Mark's was a huge success!  Everyone had a great time!

SM AH Eve 3       SM AH Eve

 

Click here to view all the great pictures from the Bishop's visit!

 

Hug Your church 14     
Thank you to everyone that helped with our "Hug Your Church Day!"

 Youth Sewanee
The Youth had a great trip to Sewanee, The University of the South, & even left with some Sewanee Angels to watch over us until they return! 

Youth Cleanup Best
 
 
 
 
 
 
 "Greening" outreach & Service project, Adopt-A-Mile, September 2014
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 St. Mark's met the ALS Challenge in memory of Leslie Starr.  Thank you to Matt Hamilton for being there!  Click the link to view the pictures.

 
Here is the Youtube Video of our ALS Ice Bucket Challenge:
 

 

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The Bulletin Board November 13, 2014

Written by Nancy Bell on .

NOTICE

 THANKSGIVING IN AMERICA LUNCHEON FOR NEWCOMERS ACADEMY – NOV 19 

St. Mark's Church and Pre-School will be hosting a “Thanksgiving in America Experience” on Wednesday Nov. 19th from 10:00-12:00 noon.
Can you donate cranberry sauce and 4 pumpkin pies? If so, please bring them to the church during the week between November 17 and by 10am on the 19th

Advent Wreath Making Sunday, November 30 at 5:30pm we will have a potluck supper and Advent Wreath making workshop. Thanksgiving will be over –time your return from your travels to bring a dish to share (turkey tetrazzini anyone?) and make some Advent Wreaths ...bring gloves, clip-pers, some food and greenery if you want – some greenery will be provided. Advent Wreath kits will be available at $5.00 each and will include the wreath form and candles. We will eat, then make the wreaths and finish the evening with a brief liturgy and light our first candles.

Breaking News! St. Nicholas is coming to St. Mark's on Wednesday evening, December 3rd.
Children of all ages are invited to come and enjoy his visit, make an Advent craft, and nibble on some chicken fingers and side dishes.
Be watching for more details.

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The Bulletin Board November 6, 2014

Written by Nancy Bell on .

NOTICE

November 9th marks the end of our stewardship drive, and we are making progress with 58 pledges totaling $195,651. We had over 100 pledges last year so, please consider making your pledge as soon as possible.

On November 9th we will be wrapping up our stewardship campaign. Come
help celebrate with our church family and enjoy roasted pork tenderloin
prepared by our own Chef Chris Stearns! Chicken tenders will be available
for the children. If your last name ends in A-M bring a salad or vegetable and
if it ends in N-Z, bring a dessert. Bring a dish to share with 6-8 other people.
You don’t want to miss the slideshow of the “Faces of St. Mark’s: Past and Present."

THANKSGIVING IN AMERICA LUNCHEON FOR NEWCOMERS ACADEMY – NOV 19 

St. Mark's Church and Pre-School will be hosting a “Thanksgiving in America Experience” on Wednesday Nov. 19th from 10:00-12:00 noon. The Newcomers Academy students at Morris Innovative in Dalton have been studying the Thanksgiving story, and this event at St. Mark’s is a part of that study. This is a cooperative project between the Newcomers Academy and St. Mark’s Preschool, and St. Mark’s Church, to teach the newcomers in our community about the Thanksgiving tradition in America and the notion of “gratefulness."  All are invited and welcome to come and be a part of this fun, joyful event! Can you donate cranberry sauce and 4 pumpkin pies? If so, please bring them to the church during the week between November 17 and by 10am on the 19th

 Download the full Bulletin Board here