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This Week at St. Mark's

Join us for in-person services this week!

We will reume in-person worship on Sunday, January 31st.
8a.m. Rite I, 10 a.m. Rite II
We will gather on Sunday to celebrate Holy Eucharist together in-person for the first time since before Christmas.  Bishop Seage announced at our service this past week that our safe gathering restrictions would be eased, allowing for services indoors beginning this week.  Of course, we will continue to observe safe gathering guidelines which require spacing and masks.
As always, our services will be available live on our Facebook page
and then available afterward on our parish website.

Facebook page: 
Parish website:
Bible Study Tonight
Wednesday Nights at 6:30 p.m.

Our Wednesday Night Bible Study has resumed with a discussion of First Corinthians! Until we can gather safely again in person we will conduct our study online. All are welcome!

Follow this link to log on:

You may purchase a book from the Church office or online at this link (not necessary to participate.) 
Congratulations to our new Vestry members for 2021

We are pleased to welcome Mrs. Donna Van Loon, Mrs. Jo Leopard and Mr. Robin Weatherington to our parish vestry. They were elected at the the Annual Meeting held immediately following our 10am outdoor service this Sunday.

A special thank you goes out to our retiring Vestry Members: Dr. Warren Hiatt, Mrs. Kathy Thompson, and Mr. Wade Hampton. Thank you for your excellent work in service to St. Mark's!

How can I help?

Volunteers Needed!
Tuesdays 10:30am-1pm

Each Tuesday, teams from St. Mark's are preparing Meals for distribution by our partners at Feed My Sheep. Strict COVID Guidelines are followed, and contact is limited to kitchen staff only. Contact Ruthie Wilder at 228-343-3081 if you would like to participate.
Items needed for GCCM
Our partners at Gulf Coast Community Ministries have let us know of some specific needs from their clients:

Men's shoes (particularly tennis shoes and work boots), sizes 9-11
Tote bags and backpacks (all kinds)
Batteries (AA and AAA)
Children's books

If you would like to donate any of these items you may drop them by the Church office Monday -Thursday from 9am-1pm.

Christian Formation

Children's Bible Stories

Sunday Mornings following 10am service

(recommended for children K thru 3rd grade)

Each week we will present a bible story for our children, the story will be live on this page Sunday following our 10am worship service! You can find this story and all of our videos on the the St. Mark's Facebook Page or on our Parish Website . The recording will remain on the page so you can watch in as many times as you want, at your convenience. 

Centering Prayer
Due to Covid restrictions, Centering Prayer will not meet in person until further notice.  If you would like to meet "together-at -home" please contact Patti Sneed - 228-216-3020.  
Chair Yoga
Chair Yoga
Wednesdays at 3pm

Mary Nichols will offer her regular Chair Yoga class online!

You can find it at the St. Mark's Facbook Page each Wednesday at 3pm. The recording will remain on the page so you can do the workout at your convenience. 

2021 Offering Envelopes

Offering envelopes for 2021 are available in the church office for pick up.  You may also call the church office to request a box be mailed to you.

Give to St. Mark's!

Thank you so much for your ongoing generosity! We could not make it without your outpouring of love and support for this congregation.

If you would like to make a contribution to St. Mark's, you may use the link below or send in your donation to the Church office.
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