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  Welcoming Advent - Our annual Advent tradition of wreath making continued this year. On Sunday, November 26, approximately 12 members built their wreaths. As usual - each was a unique piece of art.  (Read more...)


  Operation Christmas Child - We have been collecting all sorts of items over the past 10 months, and on November 12, it was time to pull everything together! We were able to pack 36 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.  (Read more...)


  All Saints Day 2017 - We recognize and rejoice in those who joined the Church Militant by Holy Baptism and honor and remember those who have moved on to the Church Triumphant.  (Read more...)


  Joint Catholic-Lutheran Commemoration of the Reformation - At the Joint Catholic-Lutheran Commemoration of the Reformation, on Oct. 25, almost 80 Lutherans and Catholics joined in prayer.  (Read more...)


  Consecration Sunday - The Consecration Sunday celebration continues to be very important in the life of St. Mark's congregation. We celebrated the day with food and fellowship.  (Read more...)


  Harvest Home Sunday - On October 15, we celebrated Harvest Home Sunday. Food items were donated and displayed during the service. After the service, the food was delivered for distribution in Williamsport.   (Read more...)


  Preparation for Consecration Sunday - As we prepare for Consecration Sunday, consider Mel Wentzel's words, in his recent Temple Talk.  (Read more...)


  Blanket Sunday 2017 - With cold weather approaching, our thoughts go to the warmth of blankets. St. Mark's quilters displayed their handiwork in the church on Blanket Sunday, October 1st.  (Read more...)


  Lycoming College Involvement Fair - Lycoming College held its annual Involvement Fair in September, and St. Mark's, as well as multiple organizations attended the fair to provide awareness of their services and offerings.  (Read more...)


  Lunch ‘N Fellowship E-X-P-A-N-D-S! - Our Lunch ‘N Fellowship has become a free community meal open to all who come through our doors.   (Read more...)


  St. Mark's Celebrates the Reformation in October - The School of Religion focusing on the Declaration of the Way; a joint service of Catholics and Lutherans, culminating in the Reformation Sunday commemoration. A grand celebration!  (Read more...)


  The Rite of Confirmation 2017 - Congratulations to: Gabriella Gregory, Elizabeth Haussmann, Amalie Robertson, Owen Gair, Ashton Ott, and Jonah Schreckengast who were confirmed on Sept 17, 2017.  (Read more...)


  Celebration 2017 - Celebrating family involvement with Sunday School and the myriad of other St. Mark's committees and activities.  (Read more...)


  Thank-you Donna Elkin - For most of 2017, Donna Elkin served as St. Mark's interim music Director. She was recognized for her work on Sunday, September 3, 2017.  (Read more...)


  Meet Christian Humcke St. Mark's New Director of Music - Please welcome our new Director of Music, Christian Humcke. He begins his work the first week of September, and will be at the organ on September 10.  (Read more...)


  Happy Birthday Pastor West! - On Sunday, August 27, his St. Mark's family did celebrate Pastor Wests birthday - with cake after the service.  (Read more...)


  Progressions Milestone - Zeigler Girls - On Sunday, August 20, the congregation celebrated the Progressions Milestone with Anna and Laura Zeigler,who will shortly be starting a new phase of life at college.  (Read more...)


  St. Mark's Blood Drive - St Mark's held its first ever blood on Friday July 21, 2017 from 11-3. We met our goal of collecting 20 pints of blood, that will serve 60 patients.  (Read more...)


  Celebrating July 4 with St. Mark's - On July 4, 2017, St. Mark's continued the annual tradition of sharing the spirit of our congregation with our friends and neighbors. From our hospitality tent, we gave away 100's of hot dogs; cases of soda and water, boxes of snacks and buckets full of popcorn. The free concert was enjoyed by over 100 guests. The night was topped off with a wonderful fireworks show.  (Read more...)


  Pastor West Celebrates 35th Anniversary of Ordination - In June, Pastor West celebrated his 35th anniversary of ordination. The milestone was recognized at the Synod Assembly at Susquehanna College, on June 16, 2017.  (Read more...)


  Pandamania VBS - Our Pandamania vacation bible school this year was held from June 18 to June 22, 2017. We had 13 campers and approximately 30 people total with teen helpers and teachers.  (Read more...)


  Summer picnic photos - The summer picnic took place at Indian Park. It was a good time.  (Read more...)


  Ice Cream Social - To celebrate our last date of Sunday School, we had an All Church Ice-Cream Social after the 9:30am service. Approximately 50 people attended.   (Read more...)


  Blood drive - July 21 - Give blood at St. Mark's on July 21  (Read more...)


  Wedding Anniversary Milestone - On Sunday, May 14, Carl & Audrey Albright, Ron & Grace Arner, Skip & Gloria Greevy, and Wes & Sarah Young were honored because they had attained that special status of being married for 50+ years.  (Read more...)


  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...)