Today's Readings: Isaiah 43:16-21; Psalm 126; Philippians 3:4b-14; John 12:1-8
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Together in Faith: “Let anyone among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.” John 8:7
Lent is an ideal time to be aware of our own sinfulness, not so we feel shame but so we feel compassion. We are, all of us, sinners, and we can use that awareness to give the other sinners around us a break.
Church Women United (CWU): CWU will collect and pray over the “Least Coin” contributions on Friday, May 3rd. The coins from many nations support international human needs. Please place your coins in the container in the narthex. On Friday, May 3, 2019, 9:30-11 am in the sanctuary and Knight Hall, Church Women United Mesa, AZ Unit will be the guests of St. Mark’s for their Annual May Friendship Day. All Women are invited to attend. The 2019 theme is: “The Time Is Now-Agree to Differ”. Our program will highlight St. Mark’s mission. Contribution of children’s books (English and Spanish) will be collected for our mission project.
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.
Join Us for our Lenten Program: On Wednesdays during Lent, we will begin with Stations of the Cross at 10 am, followed by the healing Eucharist as usual. After the service, there will be a Lenten Program and everyone is encouraged to bring a bag lunch. On Fridays, we will begin with the Soup Supper at 6 pm in Knight Hall with Lenten Program during dinner, followed by Stations of the Cross inside the church. This year’s Lenten Program is “Back to the Basics”, a comprehensive review of the bible and the Anglican tradition; vestments and vessels; church etiquette and protocols.
Sale at MarkDowns: The Thrift Store will have NEW UNUSED items for sale on Sundays during the coffee hour, between 8:45 and 9:45. So come and browse and make your selections. The Thrift Store continues to be opened on Sundays from 8:45-9:45 AM., between the 8:00 AM and 10:00 AM services.
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