Events and Signups at St. Mark’s Church: What’s going on? Do I need to register? Where can I sign up? Find out everything we’re up to.
Festival Flowers for Easter
Dedicate flowers for our Easter celebration. Forms are available in the narthex and online. Your gift and completed forms due in church office no later than Monday, March 19. If you have questions or would like to make a dedication for another Sunday during the year please contact Glorianne Campbell, email@example.com, 630.232.1132.
St. Mark’s welcomes Jim Branch to lead our Lenten Retreat on February 24 at Calvary Church in Batavia. Jim is the author of The Blue Book: A Devotional Guide for Every Season of Your Life, the basis of the retreat study.
St. Mark’s Lenten Retreat
February 24, 2018, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Calvary Church, Batavia
Lenten Devotion for Children’s Ministries
Please join the families of St. Mark’s in the Lenten practice of GIVING! Pick up a Lenten Calendar and walk through the season by feeding the Tri-cities homeless. Opportunities to make meals and donate food abound. See the table in the fellowship hall to pick up your calendar and giving bag. See Stacie Johnson with questions.
Passion Event Tryouts
Preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ to our community by performing in this year’s Passion Event! Try-outs for the Good Friday Children’s Drama are on Sunday, February 25 from 10:30–11:30 in the Gathering Room (downstairs). Roles are available for second graders through high school. Teens are highly encouraged to participate!
Paint the Passion Event set! Stacie Johnson is looking for willing hands to help paint the passion event set on February 18 after the; Sunday School hour. Painters in fourth Grade through adults are needed. Younger children are welcome if parents attend.
St. Mark’s Choir
We are the adult choir of St. Mark’s of Geneva, and we worship God with our voices. We welcome all who have a voice with which to praise God, college age through senior citizens, amateurs and professionals.
Accept this invitation by contacting Paul Grizzell by Easter season presents a perfect opportunity for joining in now. Rehearsals are on Wednesdays 7:00—8:30 pm and 8:00 am Sunday for the 9:00 and 10:30 am services.
Jesus and Me (JAM) Singers
For the younger singers of our parish, we have the JAM Singers (second through eighth grade). They sing at worship on the first Sunday of the month and rehearse on Sundays at 10:45 am. They make a joyful noise! For more information and to sign up contact Paul Grizzell, Director of Worship Arts, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Musicians Needed For The Saturday Service
Seeking musicians, teenagers or adults, to help lead worship. We worship with a range of music including new worship songs (think Hillsong or Bethel Music), hymns (that work well with guitar), and Taizé pieces. We usually practice before the service at 4:0 pm in the chapel. If you would like to try it out, contact the Saturday night worship leader Brian Miller at email@example.com.
Low-Key Volunteer Opportunities
- Security Team: Check over and secure the building each evening for a week, on an approximate 2-month rotation. Please contact John Temple, firstname.lastname@example.org, 630.606.0074.
- Audio Visual: Control lights, sound, and recordings during 10:30 worship. Please contact Sally Gradle, email@example.com, 630.632.5671.
- Prodigal Café needs your help. Additional bakers and hosts are needed to serve on a rotating schedule. Please contact Ashley Cramer, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Collection of Historical Documents
We are searching for historical items related to St. Mark’s: documents, photographs, artifacts and more! Do you have historical items in a closet, dresser drawer, attic, or under your bed that you are willing to share with our church family? As part of the St. Mark’s 150th Anniversary Celebration Weekend, Friday, April 27–Sunday, April 24, we are planning to display many of the items, and reflect the whole history of St. Mark’s.
Please label all items with your name and phone number. The collection will take place in the fellowship hall between the 9:00 am and 10:30 am services only on two Sundays, February 18 and 25. Questions should be directed to Ginny Spring or Bruce Jones.