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  The 2017 Annual Report Booklet is Out - The booklet of reports for the 2017 Annual Congregational meeting has been issued.  (Read more...)


  PandaMania VBS coming June 18-22 - PandaMania, this year’s vacation Bible school event, will be co-hosted with Trinity Episcopal here at St. Mark’s from Sunday, June 18, to Thursday, June 22.  (Read more...)


  Outreach Program Brings Food Packers to St. Mark's - Saturday, April 29 saw Fellowship Hall converted into a giant food packaging facility. Close to 100 folks from St. Mark's and other churches in the region gathered to help the poor and hungry of the area.  (Read more...)


  Progressions Milestone: Jacob Schreckengast is entering the Navy - On Sunday, April 23, 2017, we celebrated the Progressions Milestone, to mark the transition of one member of our congregation. Jacob Schreckengast has enlisted in the Navy, and will enter into his duties on May 1.  (Read more...)


  Photos from Easter at St. Mark's - Services - hospitality - Easter Egg hunt  (Read more...)


  St. Mark's Celebrates the Seder - St. Mark's celebrated the Passover Seder, with the Haggadah, which explained the foods on the seder plate, recounted the highlights of the Exodus, and included songs, prayers, and questions.  (Read more...)


  Palm Cross Making - On Saturday, April 8, 2017 eight of us gathered to make 175 palm crosses which were available during both Palm Sunday services.  (Read more...)


  Bowling Excursion - So, what can we do on a cold, early Spring day? Bowling, of course!  (Read more...)


  Pastor West Installed as Intentional Interim - It's official! Pastor James West was installed as St. Mark's  intentional interim Pastor on Saturday, March 11.  (Read more...)


  Youth Fundraising Dinner! - In spite of Old Man Winter trying to keep hold of us, the youths’ fundraising dinner was a wonderful success. A little over 30 people were in attendance.  (Read more...)


  Hobby Expo 2017 - St. Mark's third Hobby Expo was an enjoyable opportunity for members to display their talents, collections and accumulations. Attendees could eat and ogle the fascinating collection of stuff. Lots of fun!   (Read more...)


  Second Saturday Mints - The Second Saturday crew gathered on February 11, to make mints!   (Read more...)


  All the Languages of the Good News Milestone - All the Languages of the Good News Milestone was celebrated Sunday, Feb. 5th 2017 at the 10:30am service. Three children received their bags: Hudson Ott, Nolan Ott, and Levi Gair.   (Read more...)


  Souper Bowl Sunday - St. Mark's raised $132 and gathered 117 cans of soup for the Souper Bowl of Caring.  (Read more...)


  Welcome Pastor James West - St. Mark's . . . give a hearty welcome to our interim pastor, James West! He will be joining us for services on January 29, 2017. We look forward to worshiping with Pastor West for the foreseeable future, while we work through the process of calling a new pastor.  (Read more...)


  REMEMBRANCE OF BAPTISM - Faith Chests - On Sunday, January 8, 2017, we celebrated the Baptism of our Lord, by presenting Faith Chests to those who have been baptized in the last year. Max Applegate, Alverda Comerford, Gage Pittenger, and Jayden Roberts received their Faith Chests during the 10:30 service.  (Read more...)


  Photograph's from Pastor Elkin's Retirement dinner - On December 18, 2016, the St. Mark's family came together to celebrate the pending retirement of Pastor Kenneth Elkin. The congregation ate a splendid meal of turkey and stuffing, and heard some rather unique renditions of Christmas carols. The Pastor received several gift  (Read more...)


  Cookies, Cookies & More Cookies! - The kitchen was really hopping on December 10. Folks gathered to bake cookies for our shut-ins. Piles of cookies were baked and wrapped during the morning hours.  (Read more...)


  Preparing for Christmas - Kids Night Out - Kids night out is fun for the kids and their parents. Kids got to eat dinner at Church. Then they baked cookies for shut-is and crafted gifts for parents, heard stories and played games. Mom and Dad got things done for the holidays!   (Read more...)


  Praying for our College Students - On Sunday, December 1, our college students were singled out for a special blessing. With finals approaching quickly, we prayed for God to assist them in their studies, and to prepare them for the grueling weeks ahead.   (Read more...)


  A Christmas Carol Performance - On Friday and Saturday, December 2-3, 2016, Lutheran Shared Ministry’s the LSM Players presented A Christmas Carol in Fellowship Hall.  (Read more...)


  Making Advent Wreaths - This year we gathered, on Sunday, November 29, at noon in Fellowship Hall to start the Advent season with creating our Advent wreaths.  (Read more...)


  Pastor Elkin summarizes 20+years of life together in St. Mark's? - MILESTONES: Pastor Elkin summarizes 20+years of life together in St. Mark's?  (Read more...)


  Christ the King Sunday Milestones - A busy Sunday: Baptism, First Communion and Bible milestones celebrated.  (Read more...)


  Pack 'n Wrap at Redeemer - Approximately 30 people volunteered for our first joint Pack 'n Wrap event at Redeemer Lutheran Church. We had a lunch of pot pie then we helped each other pack the boxes.   (Read more...)


  Recognizing & Honoring All the Saints - At both liturgies on All Saints Sunday, November 6, 2016, we recognized and rejoiced in those who joined the Church Militant by Holy Baptism and we honored and remembered those who have moved to the Church Triumphant.  (Read more...)


  Celebrating Reformation Sunday - It's Reformation Sunday, a very important date in the Lutheran Church. How do we celebrate - with food, of course. This year - someone decided to get a bit creative in naming the treats.  (Read more...)


  Gage Charles Pittinger - Baptism Milestone - On Sunday, October 15, 2016, St. Mark's celebrated a milestone in the life of Gage Charles Pittinger. He was baptized at the 10:30 am service.  (Read more...)


  Harvest Home Sunday - On October 9, we celebrated Harvest Home. Members of the parish donated food items, which were displayed during the service. After the service, the food was delivered for distribution in Williamsport.   (Read more...)


  Crop Walk 2016 - Thank you to all who walked and donated for the CROP walk on October 9th. Together we reached our goal of raising $900.00!! St. Mark's was the top money-raiser for the event.  (Read more...)