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  Fall Bazaar Brings in Funds for Charity - The Women of St. Mark’s thank the congregation for their donations of a huge number of sale items and food for the kitchen plus their assistance with our annual bazaar.  (Read more...)


  Christian Education: Learning & Encouraging the Bible - Please join us Sunday, September 11, at 9:15, as we gather to celebrate our congregation—young and old alike — for a light breakfast and games and contests.  (Read more...)


  Locked-in at St. Mark's - The time between 5 PM Friday and 9 AM Saturday is usually pretty quiet at St. Mark's. But not so on August 5-6, when our youth spent the night in the Church.  (Read more...)


  St. Mark's 2016 Fishing Derby - St. Mark's 2016 Fishing Derby  (Read more...)


  Pastor Elkin Announces Upcoming Retirement - Pastor Elkin has announced that he will be retiring at the end of 2016.  (Read more...)


  70+, SINGLE, AND STILL PRAISING GOD! - On August 7, we honored those have achieved a very special status ~ they have lived out the joys and sorrows of life for seventy years and more. Those who attended - Ruth Burkholder, Michael Ochs, Elsie Sechler, Gladys Knauss, Shirley Vognet, Catherine Lundy, Roxy Larson and Ann Kuntz - enjoyed a meal and fellowship in Fellowship Hall.  (Read more...)


  Helping Hands Day - Helping Hands Day was held this year on held on July 20.  (Read more...)


  St. Mark's July 4 Hospitality - Hundreds of hot dogs and bags o popcorn were handed out to our friends on July 4.  (Read more...)


  “La frontera: Where Jesus Meets Us” - 2016 Vacation Bible School was a great success!  (Read more...)


  Stefan Weber and Jacob Schreckengast celebrate driving milestone - New Drivers Sent Out With Blessing  (Read more...)


  Synod Assembly report; Bishop elected - The 29th annual Assembly of the Upper Susquehanna Synod took place on June 18 & 19, 2016. The major business was the election of the third bishop of the Synod.  (Read more...)


  2016 Annual Congregation Assembly - The 2016 Annual Congregation Assembly was convened to order by President Ray Huff on May 15, to elect new council members and to approve the annual reports of the department heads and committees.  (Read more...)


  Youth Conduct Service - Sunday, May 8, was a special day for the youth of the congregation. Our young people filled all the service assistant roles at the 10:30 worship service, except those of pastor and organist!.  (Read more...)


  2016 Annual Report - The 2016 Annual Report to the Congregation has been issued.  (Read more...)


  Applegate Baptism Celebrated - The April 24 service started with a baptism. Max Applegate, son of Richard and Kristin Applegate was welcomed in the Sacrament of Holy Baptism.  (Read more...)


  Pastor Elkin's Surprise Party Celebrating his 20th Year at St. Mark's - On April 17, Pastor Elkin was surprised by the congregation with party after the 10:30 service. He has been with St. Mark's for 20 years.  (Read more...)


  Commemorating 20 Years of Service - With a Youth Feast! - On April 15, 2016 Pastor Elkin completed 20 years of service as Pastor at St. Mark's! To celebrate this occasion, Pastor Elkin chose to invite the youth to a dinner in their honor.   (Read more...)


  Food Packaging Event - St. Mark's Helps with Food Packaging Event  (Read more...)


  Breakfast with the Pastor & Easter Egg Hunt - The courtyard was filled with eggs and the kids were released to collect as many as they could hold.  (Read more...)


  The Vigil of Easter - This holy night is the most solemn festival in the entire year, since it deals with the central mystery of our redemption - Christ's saving death and his glorious resurrection.  (Read more...)


  2016 Confirmation Trip - This year's confirmation trip was to Philadelphia.   (Read more...)


  Making Palm Crosses - To celebrate Palm Sunday, everyone entering the Nave will receive a palm cross. Every year, these crosses are woven with care by a group of dedicated folks, on the Saturday before the service.  (Read more...)


  VALENTINE FUNDRAISING DINNER A SUCCESS! - The Youth of St. Mark’s did a wonderful job preparing and serving food and entertaining about 50 people on Sunday, Feb. 14, raising $390 dollars toward their annual mission project, Heifer International  (Read more...)


  Tubing - Approximately 30 St. Mark's attended a snow tubing event at Ski Sawmill on Friday, March 4, 2016.  (Read more...)


  A piece of our past: 1941 Confirmation Class - Do you recognize these Confirmands. Some them are still members of St. Mark's  (Read more...)


  Prayer Pillows for Brennan and Dallas - A Milestone was celebrated during the services on February 7, 2016 - the Prayer Pillow for 2 year olds.  (Read more...)


  Join the Bell Choir! - The Bell Choir is calling you! Will you answer?  (Read more...)


  Lenten Services Scheduled - Special services are scheduled for mid-day and 7 PM during Lent.   (Read more...)


  Commemorating Baptism with Faith Chests - On the anniversary of the Baptism of our Lord, Asher Buckman and John Bower celebrated the milestone of their baptisms during the past year.  (Read more...)


  Presenting the Affirmers - On Sunday, December 6, 2015 we gathered to greet and encourage persons who will affirm their baptism through The Way or catechetical study.  (Read more...)