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1.8.2023 - Congregation Council Installed

12.11.2022 - A Piece of Our Past . . The Christmas Figurines

12.4.2022 - St. Mark's Annual Report Issued

11.20.2022 - St Marks Participates in Operation Christmas Child

11.6.2022 - Remembering the Saints

10.16.2022 - Harvest Home Sunday

10.10.2022 - St. Mark's Walks to Stop Hunger

10.9.2022 - Lutheran World Relief - Blanket Sunday

7.25.2022 - St Marks Indoor Picnic

7.9.2022 - Photos from St. Mark's July 4, 2022 Hospitality

6.19.2022 - Council Proposes Revised St. Mark's Constitution & By-Laws

6.12.2022 - Confirmation

5.26.2022 - ELCA Response to the School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas

3.13.2022 - The Wind Strikes Again!

3.1.2022 - Fastnachts - A Shrove Tuesday Tradition

12.6.2021 - St. Mark's Annual Report Issued

11.28.2021 - Making Advent Wreaths

11.21.2021 - Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes Packed and Ready to Go!

11.7.2021 - All Saints' Day 2021

10.23.2021 - Pumpkin Carving Fun


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Christmas Child

St Marks Participates in Operation Christmas Child

 

Christmas ChildOn Sunday, November 6th, the tables were filled with all sorts of goodies ready to be packed into shoeboxes to be sent to children throughout the world as part of Operation Christmas Child. After a quick lunch followed by a packing tutelage session, our volunteers were off to pack, and pack they did. We are so excited to be sending 77 shoeboxes to kids around the world.

The number of gifts these packers managed to fit in a box was truly amazing to see ~ soap, washcloths, toothbrushes, school supplies, stuffed animals, soccer balls, tools, t-shirts, socks, toys, shoes…and more! Please know how meaningful these gifts are to the children who receive them.

Thank you to our St. Mark’s congregation for your OCC donations throughout the year. Thank you to our behind the scenes helpers who helped set up (and tear down) Fellowship Hall for a smooth "packing party”. And thank you to our packers for filling these boxes not only with gifts, but with hope and love that will be sent around the world. Please pray that through God’s grace, our shoeboxes will bless each of the 77 children that receive them. We look forward to continuing this mission project with all of you in 2023!

If you would like more information on Operation Christmas Child, please visit Samaritan’s Purse at www.samaritanspurse.org.

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