Today's Readings: Judges 4:1-7; Psalm 123; 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11; Matthew 25:14-30
Noticias Re"Mark"adas (anuncios espanol)
Together in Faith: “For to all those who have, more will be given, and they will have an abundance; but from those who have nothing, even what they have will be taken away.” Matthew 25:29
Widespread hurricane damage in Puerto Rico seems like a terrible example of those who have so little to begin with losing even that little. Remember that church relief services offer both immediate and long-term support for victims of these tragedies. It’s never too late to contribute to church disaster relief.
Bishop's Committee Parishioner Liaison: Every week there will be an assigned member of the Bishop's Committee to serve as a Parishioner Liaison. We encourage parishioners to seek out this assigned member whenever there is a suggestion, question or concern. The liaisons will bring all comments to the monthly meeting of the Bishop's Committee to be addressed as appropriate. This week’s Parishioner Liaison is Charles Vaughn.
Thanksgiving: Our annual Thanksgiving service will be held on Wednesday, November 22 at 10 am with Thanksgiving brunch after service. The church will provide two turkeys, but we would like people to sign up for various side dishes and beverages. First Lutheran Church parishioners will be joining us that day.
Cursillo Project: Thank you to all who have been bringing plastics bag to help Cursillo with their project of crocheting plastic mats for the homeless. At this time we have enough plastic bags, but we will let you know if we need more down the road.
Bibles: MarkDowns Thrift Store needs bibles! They hand them out for free and they are going through them quickly. Spanish and English bibles are needed please!
Upcoming Ministry Meetings:
Mark Your Calendars:
Junior Warden Schedule: Our Junior Warden, Bob Cheatham, will be keeping regularly scheduled hours at the office: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 8-10 am performing various maintenance duties; also every Friday from 7 am-11 am performing beautification, and property maintenance. If you have questions, comments or just want to help out, please call Bob Cheatham at 602-568-2701.
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)