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  Baptisms Celebrated on All Saints Sunday - Asher Buckman & John Edward Bower Baptized  (Read more...)


  Pack 'N Wrap for Operation Christmas Child - On Sunday, November 1st after our 10:30am service, St. Mark's had its annual Pack 'N Wrap for Operation Christmas Child.   (Read more...)


  Recognizing & Remembering All the Saints - We recognize and rejoice in those who join the Church Militant by Holy Baptism and We honor and remember those who have moved to the Church Triumphant in 2015  (Read more...)


  Flashlight Safari - On Saturday, Oct. 24th at 6pm approximately 30 adults and children attended Clyde Peeling's Reptileland Flashlight Safari.  (Read more...)


  Consecration Sunday 2015 - Sunday, October 18, was celebrated at St. Mark's as Consecration Sunday.  (Read more...)


  Stephen Ministers Commissioned - On Sunday, October 4, 2015, St. Mark's commissioned three new Stephen Ministers, Barb Thomas, Matt Fortin & Ed Barone.   (Read more...)


  Help For the Cold & Hungry - Celebrating Blanket Sunday & Harvest Home  (Read more...)


  Heat's On! Check out the new "boiler" - The boiler project is finally finished.   (Read more...)


  New Catechetical Students Greeted - Six young members of St. Mark's have begun catechetical classes.   (Read more...)


  Fall Bazaar a Success! - The Women of St. Mark’s heartily thank the congregation for their many, many donations of items to sell and food for the kitchen plus their assistance with our annual bazaar.  (Read more...)


  Confirmation 2015 - Gillian Buckman, Hannah Haussmann & Lynna Robertson were confirmed on Sept. 9   (Read more...)


  Breakfast Heralds Sunday School 2015 Start - The Sunday School kick-off took place to generate some excitement about this year's Sunday School program.  (Read more...)


  How Do You Want St. Mark's to Improve? - The Congregation Council is in the process of putting together a plan for improving our Church. What ideas can you offer?  (Read more...)


  Second Saturday: Drinks for All - The second Saturday in August was a fruit beverage making day. Donna Elkin prepared a booklet of recipes, and each participant made a different smoothie. All got to taste and rate each mix.   (Read more...)


  Milestone: 70 or More Years of Praising God - "70+, single and still praising God" is a milestone celebration for seniors who are widowed or were never married. On Sunday, August 9, we honored them for their years of service and friendship.  (Read more...)


  2015 Synod Assembly Report - The Upper Susquehanna Synod Assembly was held in June. Attending from St. Mark's were delegates Ray Huff and Gary Weber, together with Pastor Elkin.  (Read more...)


  Helping Hands - An annual St. Mark's tradition is "Helping Hands Day." We reach out to a member of the congregation, to do some work around the house.  (Read more...)


  Photos: Synod Assembly & Lay Ministers - Upper Susquehanna Synod Assembly, Susquehanna College, June 19-20, 2015. Authorized Lay Worship Leaders: Ray Huff, Lou Kolb and Walt Haussmann commissioned by Bishop Driesen.  (Read more...)


  Progressions Milestone - On Sunday, June 21, we recognized those young adults who have graduated from high school and are heading out on their own to college.  (Read more...)


  Summer Picnic Photos - St. Mark's summer picnic, Montoursville, June 7, 2015, down by the Susquehanna River.  (Read more...)


  Fishing Derby at Doebler's Pond - The Fishing Derby at Doebler's Pond was held on Sunday, May 17th from 2-6pm. We had 25 adults and children attend!!!  (Read more...)


  Register for Vacation Bible School 2015 - This year, we have a special treat for Vacation Bible School: we are joining forces with Trinity Episcopal Church to bring in two leaders from Camp Mount Luther for an exciting new experience!  (Read more...)


  Pastor Schmitthenner Passes - Rev. Samuel William Schmitthenner, passed away at the age of 86 at the Gettysburg Lutheran Home on Sunday, May 17, 2015. He served as a supply minister at St. Mark's in 1995-96.  (Read more...)


  Annual Congregation Assembly - On Sunday, May 17, 2015, St. Mark’s congregational assembly approved the purchase of a new boiler and elected council members Kolb, Weber, Comerford & Pryor  (Read more...)


  Passing on Faith: Anniversary Milestone 2015 - On Sunday, May 17, 2015, St. Mark’s Lutheran Church celebrated the couples in our congregation who have been married for between 50 and 53 years with a Wedding Anniversary Milestone.  (Read more...)


  Women & Children's Dinner - On the evening of May 6, Moms and kids alike gathered for a night of food and music.  (Read more...)


  2015 Annual Report - The 2015 Annual Report to the Congregation has been issued. Read about the activities of the Congregation.  (Read more...)


  Confirmands Track Down History - On Saturday, April 11, 2 students, 2 parents, 1 mentor, and 1 pastor piled into a van and headed southeast to visit Old Augustus Church, Hopewell Furnace National Historical Site, and Ephrata Cloister.  (Read more...)


  Sights from Easter Sunday - Gathering for breakfast; attending services; the beautifully decorated nave.  (Read more...)


  Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast - Photos from the Easter egg hunt and Pastor's breakfast. The kids gathered lots of eggs on the day before Easter.  (Read more...)