Upcoming Events & Opportunities

For our detailed daily calendar, click here. For our class schedule, click here.

parentconnect

Join us at 9:45 am in Discovery on Sunday mornings.  Our series titled "God-Led Parenting" continues.  Open to parents with children of ALL ages.

 

 

 

 Crossings Café

We are in need of volunteers to help in the Crossings Café on Sunday mornings. It's a great way to meet people and you can choose the dates and hours that work best for your schedule. If you enjoy coming to the Café, please consider taking a turn to help. Please mark your Sunday morning communication card or sign up in the kitchen.

 

Hospitality Team

Our 11:00 am Hospitality Teams are looking for additional volunteers to join them. This is a great to meet new people and a fun way to serve. The commitment is just for 3 months during the year. If you're interested or would like to know more, please mark your Sunday morning communication card.

 

 

What Now?

What Now? is a small group for retired (or nearly retired) persons (of any marital status), that consider themselves active and independent.  Friends are always welcome!

We have rescheduled the Woodcarving Demo with Merle Krug. Join us on Tuesday, February 19 at 7:00 pm Come watch and learn about this time-honored craft. Friends are welcome! No need to RSVP.

 

Mission of Hope

The next serving opportunity at Mission of Hope is Friday, February 15, 2019. If you are able to donate food, or help prepare or serve the meal, please click here to sign up. Thank you!

 

 

50+ Fellowship Potluck

Please join 50+ on Thursday, February 21 at 11:30 am for another fabulous lunch in The Crossings. February's presentation will be "The Women of Iraq" by Pastor Dean.  Please bring a dish to share and your own table service. See you there!

 

 

Days for Girls

Every girl and woman has inherent worth and dignity. Days for Girls celebrates this by providing washable menstrual hygiene solutions, health education, and social enterprises to help them reach the last mile in their own communities.

If you would like to help put together Days for Girls kits, you are invited to join in on any of the following workshops at St. Mark's:

  • Monday, March 11 - 3:30-6:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 23 - 9 am-12 pm
  • Saturday, April 13 - 9 am-12 pm
  • Monday, April 29 - 3:30-6:30 pm
  • Saturday, May 11 - 9 am-12 pm
  • Monday, May 20 - 3:30-6:30 pm
  • Saturday, June 8 - 9 am-12 pm
  • Monday, June 17 - 3:30-6:30 pm

You are welcome to come and go at your convenience. No sewing skills required! Bring a sewing machine or serger if you want to sew.

Donations Wish List

  • 100% Cotton Fabric—Medium/dark to dark colors, in busy stain-hiding designs, such as florals. Because of cultural considerations, we need to avoid prints depicting weapons, people/animals with faces, insects (butterflies are OK), camouflage, religion, words or holidays. Avoid solids 
  • Cotton Flannel - 100% cotton - same color & design restrictions as above
  • Fabric for Bags - Can be 100% cotton or cotton poly at least 50% cotton, Same color & design restrictions as above
  • Polyester thread 100% Bright/dark colors
  • Panties - Cotton—briefs, bikini or hipsters are best, no thongs, boy shorts or string bikinis. Sizes-Girls 10-16 or Women’s size 4,5,6 - If a few white or light colors are in the package we can dye them, but choose bright colors with the same design restrictions as above
  • Ziploc bags 1 gallon sized Only Ziploc Brand, only FREEZER & No zippers
  • Washcloths - 100% cotton only (inexpensive ok), Dark/bright colors, if a few white or light colors are in the package we can dye them
  • Rotary cutter blades - 45mm 

If you know anyone that is looking for something to donate let Crystal know or click here to make a donation directly to Marion Days for Girls. Crystal and her team would also be very grateful to be considered when allocating your annual Thrivent dollars.

For more information on Days for Girls, please click here. If you have questions about the workshops, please contact Crystal Schwandt at marionia@daysforgirls.org.

 

Mat Making for Haiti Children!

Break out those crochet hooks and join us in this project from the heart - that also helps save the planet! Join us as we make mats for the children of Haiti. Questions? For details and dates contact Sarah Bartlett at 447-0100 or sbartlett@faith-life.org.