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  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...)


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


  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...)


  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...)


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


  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...)