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Dec 18 - Photograph's from Pastor Elkin's Retirement dinner

Dec 13 - Cookies, Cookies & More Cookies!

Dec 12 - Preparing for Christmas - Kids Night Out

Dec 5 - Praying for our College Students

Dec 5 - A Christmas Carol Performance

Dec 1 - Making Advent Wreaths

Nov 30 - Pastor Elkin summarizes 20+years of life together in St. Mark's?

Nov 21 - Christ the King Sunday Milestones

Nov 14 - Pack 'n Wrap at Redeemer

Nov 6 - Recognizing & Honoring All the Saints

Oct 29 - Celebrating Reformation Sunday

Oct 16 - Gage Charles Pittinger - Baptism Milestone

Oct 16 - Harvest Home Sunday

Oct 9 - Crop Walk 2016

Oct 5 - Support the St. Mark's Crop Walk team

Oct 2 - Photos from Consecration Sunday

Oct 2 - It's Raining Quilts - They're Everywhere!

Sep 19 - Confirmation Milestone: Sean Jensen & Dylan Ott

Sep 12 - CELEBration!

Sep 12 - Fall Bazaar Brings in Funds for Charity

Sep 4 - Christian Education: Learning & Encouraging the Bible

Aug 24 - Locked-in at St. Mark's

Aug 12 - St. Mark's 2016 Fishing Derby

Aug 12 - Pastor Elkin Announces Upcoming Retirement

Aug 10 - Kits for victims of Disaster & Poverty

Aug 8 - 70+, SINGLE, AND STILL PRAISING GOD!

Jul 23 - Helping Hands Day

Jul 6 - St. Mark's July 4 Hospitality

Jun 29 - “La frontera: Where Jesus Meets Us”

Jun 28 - Stefan Weber and Jacob Schreckengast celebrate driving milestone

Jun 28 - Synod Assembly report; Bishop elected

May 17 - 2016 Annual Congregation Assembly

May 9 - Youth Conduct Service

May 9 - 2016 Annual Report

Apr 24 - Applegate Baptism Celebrated

Apr 21 - Pastor Elkin's Surprise Party Celebrating his 20th Year at St. Mark's

Apr 16 - Commemorating 20 Years of Service - With a Youth Feast!

Apr 6 - Food Packaging Event

Mar 27 - Breakfast with the Pastor & Easter Egg Hunt

Mar 26 - The Vigil of Easter

Mar 25 - 2016 Confirmation Trip

Mar 19 - Making Palm Crosses

Mar 5 - VALENTINE FUNDRAISING DINNER A SUCCESS!

Mar 5 - Tubing

Feb 17 - A piece of our past: 1941 Confirmation Class

Feb 8 - Prayer Pillows for Brennan and Dallas

Feb 8 - Join the Bell Choir!

Jan 31 - Lenten Services Scheduled

Jan 10 - Commemorating Baptism with Faith Chests

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A Christmas Carol 2016
A Christmas Carol

Performed Dec 2 & 3 in support of United Campus Ministry

 

A Christmas Carol On Friday and Saturday, December 2-3, 2016, Lutheran Shared Ministry’s the LSM Players presented A Christmas Carol in Fellowship Hall. The performances were well attended. Donations for tickets supported United Campus Ministry of Penn College.

This distaff adaptation, under the direction of Deb Buckman, featured Bernadette Jones as Eudora Scrooge, with Ben Hartman narrating.  Brad Heffner appeared in the role of Ebenezer’s ghost and that of Christmas Present.  Other phantom appearances included Daisy LeBlanc as Christmas Past and Gordy Emick as Christmas Yet-to-Come.  The Cratchit family was represented by Nate Fulkerson as Bob, Danielle Murphy as the Mrs., Gabriella Gregory as Mary, and Jayden Roberts as Tiny Tim.

The jolly nephew and the remorseful former fiancÚ were both portrayed by Jared Whitford, while Maya Holmes appeared as the young Eudora.  As the charity collector, David Whitman tried to get a donation from Scrooge.  Owen Gair, as the Turkey Boy, rounded out the cast.

Donna & Pr. Ken Elkin, Kent & Maria Weaver, and Laura & Grace Schreckengast tied the scenes together with a wide array of carols.  Sadie Wentzel provided vocal accompaniment to the hauntings.

This adaptation of A Christmas Carol featuring female Scrooge was written by Bernadette Haas Jones and adapted from the traditional version of this well-known story.