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This Week at St. Mark's

Here you will find all the news you need about the various ministries, classes and general goings on at St. Mark's. We hope you join us!
King Cake Sale
benefiting Coast Episcopal Schools

CES is selling Randazzo's famous King Cakes.  ALL KING CAKES ARE MEDIUM SIZE, serve 15-18  & baked fresh the day of delivery. 
Traditional $25; Cream Cheese $28 ; Strawberry Cream Cheese $30
Blueberry Cream Cheese $30; Pecan Praline $30; Fleur de Lis (1/4 apple, 1/4 cream cheese, 1/4 strawberry, 1/4 cherry) $32 

Orders must be in by 8:00 am on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. Order forms are available in parish hall. You may also call or text Emily Nobile at 202-286-4720 or to place an order.  This year, online orders/payment available at   If placing online order, please put "St. Mark's" in notes at checkout!  King Cakes will be available for pick up at St. Mark's Parish Hall on Thursday, Jan. 30 (after lunch).  There will be a second sale (orders due Feb. 17 & delivery Feb. 20). Order for your office, friends, neighbors and family!

Service Assignments

3rd Sunday after the Epiphany, January 26, 2020

Verger:  Jerome Carver

Lay Minister: Mary Nichols
Readers: Bob Wolford, Matthew Grice
Verger: Jerome Carver
Torch Bearers:  Emma Riemann, Sadie Riemann
Acolytes:  John David Riemann, Merrick Wadsworth
Ushers: William Haag, Chad Riemann
Coffee Hosts:  Matthew & Susan Grice, Jim & Robin Keith
Altar:  Mary Nichols, Rosemary Raines, Judy Wilson
Bell Ringer: Gabriel Floyd

Lay Minister:  Ruthie Wilder
Verger:  Jerome Carver


The Collect & Lectionary readings for this Sunday are available here.
Wed. Night Bible Study: Job
We will walk though this book alongside noted Old Testament scholar David Hester. We will focus on the difficult questions raised in Job: where is God in the worst moments of our emptiness? What are we to do when experience casts doubt on what we have always believed? Where in the world is justice? We will look for connections between the ancient text and the world of today, joining in with Job's search for hope and healing.
EYC Lock-in
St. Peter's by the Sea
Saturday, January 25th - 4pm

Students may be picked up on Sunday, January 26th following the 8am worship service.
Rediscovering Christianity
Sundays at Noon.

This offering is for anyone seeking God, desiring to grow in the Christian faith, and wishing to participate more deeply in this beautiful faith tradition. Everyone is invited, whether you are brand new to St. Mark’s or you are a long-time member. All are welcome. We will offer a light lunch, provided by participants on a rotating basis. (If you would like to help with lunch one week please contact the Church office or Jo Leopard.)
St. Mark's Seniors
Sunday, January 26th 4pm

Mother Clelie will be our guest speaker.  We will dine at White Cap restaurant following our program.  All seniors are welcome to attend.  We meet in the Parish Hall.
Luncheon for the Homeless
Tuesday, February 11th

The Outreach Ministry will host a luncheon in cooperation with South Mississippi Mental Health Association.  We need volunteers to help set up, serve and clean up.  We have empty love bags you can take to fill with items listed on the bags.  Please return your donation by Sunday, February 9th.  We are also taking donations for  gently loved jackets, coats, sweaters, pants, t-shirt of all sizes.  
Flower Guild News
The Blessed Mother Flowers near the votive stand are being arranged by church members weekly. If you are interested in learning the flower mechanics to arrange for this ministry, please contact Carolyn Wetherington 404- 502- 2524.
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