Today's Readings: Isaiah 1:1, 10-20; Psalm 50:1-8, 23-24; Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16; Luke 12:32-40
Noticias Re"Mark"ados (anuncios en español)
Together in Faith: “Make purses for yourselves that do not wear out, an unfailing treasure in heaven, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Luke 12:33-34
Jesus was able to capture a profound truth in just a few words…”where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” A good steward will often ask, Where is my heart, what is my treasure?
Province VIII ECW Annual Retreat: All Episcopal and Lutheran women and their friends are invited to join women from all over Province VIII at the ECW Annual Retreat, "Walking in God's Love" in Phoenix on September 27 and 28, 2019. Stay at the beautiful Hilton Garden Inn located near the Phoenix Airport, enjoy catching up with old friends and make new ones. Register and pay by August 26 to SAVE $25! The schedule includes a gathering Friday evening with finger food, followed by a Taizé service led by Winnie Follett (St. Andrew's, Sedona). Saturday's schedule has a lineup of wonderful speakers who will inspire us to enjoy "Walking in God's Love." Register online at www.azdiocese.org/digital_faith/events. See information flyer in the narthex.
Bishop’s Visit: Our new Bishop, The Rt. Rev. Jennifer A. Reddall, will be visiting St. Mark’s on Sunday, September 29. We will have ONE bilingual service at 10 am with a potluck to follow in Knight Hall. As customary, the Bishop will be conducting Confirmations, Receptions and Reaffirmations of Baptismal Vows. If you are interested in becoming confirmed, received or reaffirming your baptismal vows in the Episcopal Church, please contact Fr. Gerardo. Episcopal Night at Chase Field: The Arizona Diamondbacks invite all members of the Episcopal Diocese of Arizona, along with their family, friends, and neighbors to enjoy a time of fellowship and cheer on the D-backs as they host the Cincinnati Reds on Friday, Sept. 13 at 6:40 pm. Additional information is available on the flyers in the Narthex.
Women’s Shelter: Daughters of the King will be accepting donations for the East Valley Women’s Center. Please place hygiene products in the box provided in the narthex. We would like toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, soap, lotion, socks, underwear, and other feminine hygiene products.
MarkDowns Thrift Store: The Thrift Store will be open on Fridays only during the month of August (in addition to Food Pantry Tuesdays). The store will remain open on Sundays in between services from 8:45 -9:45 am.
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Full announcements (pdf)
We appreciate your secure online donation to St. Mark's, using either PayPal or through the Diocese of Arizona using FaithStreet. PayPal sends your donation directly to St. Mark's. For FaithStreet, please select "St. Mark's Mesa" from the drop down menu under "select a fund."
September-October 2018 (pdf)