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3.17.2020 - Lenten Services Cancelled

3.16.2020 - Letter From the Bishop: Follow Martin Luther's Example

2.22.2020 - St. Mark's Building Attains Milestone

2.17.2020 - Farewell to Christian

2.2.2020 - Souper Bowl Sunday

12.15.2019 - Welcoming Finley Stugart Through Baptism

12.8.2019 - Pageant of Christian Symbols Celebrated

11.25.2019 - Bishop Collins Presides at Pastor Vasey's Installation

11.18.2019 - The Williamsport Camerata Performs to Support Organ Repairs

11.11.2019 - An All Saint's Sunday Welcome To Pastor Brian Vasey

11.2.2019 - All Saints' Day

10.20.2019 - St. Mark's New Pastor Brian David Vasey

10.10.2019 - The Gift of Warmth

10.6.2019 - Thank You Pastor James West

9.23.2019 - Rally Day 2019

9.7.2019 - St. Mark's Fall Bazaar

8.18.2019 - 70+, SINGLE AND STILL PRAISING GOD

7.18.2019 - St. Mark's Picnic and Fishing Derby

7.7.2019 - St. Mark's July 4, 2019 Events

6.27.2019 - Roaring With Vacation Bible School

6.27.2019 - Farewell and Godspeed to Bookkeeper Graydon Yearick


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Christian HumckeFarewell to Christian

 

Christian Humcke, Organist and Music Director of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Williamsport, has accepted a new position as Minister of Music at a Lutheran church in Mercer County, New Jersey. His final worship services with St. Mark's took place Sunday, February 9, and will include a special setting of the Lutheran liturgy which he composed and the Widor “Toccata” as a postlude.

Humcke has been a member of the church staff since graduating from Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, Maryland, having completed his undergraduate education at Bucknell University, Lewisburg. In addition to serving as organist and conducting the chancel and bell choirs at St. Mark’s, he was actively involved in regional music groups including the Williamsport Civic Chorus, for which he served as accompanist, and the Susquehanna Valley Chorale. He also founded the Williamsport Camerata singing group and actively composed during his tenure.

Members of the congregation had the opportunity to say "farewell" after the service, at a special hospitality. Christian received several gifts to commerate his time with St. Mark's.

Wishing Christian God Speed on his next voyage.