Video online worship-Sundays at 10 am

 Weekly worship videos will be posted here Sundays for 10 am.

Please note: In-person worship is scheduled to resume on September 27 at 10 am.

 

Daily  Message from Rev Patti

 

Through August and September the daily message from Rev. Patti will be offered in these formats:

Tuesday: Spiritual Snapshots

Wednesday: BEING

Thursday: Reading, Reflection and Response

Saturday: Worship outline and Scripture for Sunday

Sunday: Video Worship Service

Social Justice and Welfare websites for the Spiritually Conscious and Curious 

Invitation to Prayer….

Invitation to Daily Prayer Time at 12 noon and 3 pm  (Click on the words to link to readings.)

Prayers Cycles   (Click on the words to link to readings.)

 

Re-Opening St. Mark’s for Worship…

St. Mark’s Church Council has voted in favour of re-opening the church for in-person worship beginning on September 27, 2020.

 

St. Mark’s is planning to move to Phase 3 of the operations plan as of September 14, 2020. We are working on a graduated plan for resuming worship, and gatherings in our building.

Please click on the link to read phase 3 restrictions for re-opening.

To read the entire St. Mark’s COVID operations plan, click here.

St. Mark’s Office

At the present time we are planning to reopen the church office on September 14.  The office will be open to the public from 9 am – 1 pm.  Masks will be required, to enter the building. The staff are currently working from home and you can always reach us by calling or emailing.

If you need assistance:

  • If you are ill, or self-quarantined and need any assistance, call 905-668-3091 ext. 0 and leave a message or email office@stmarkswhitby.ca.
  • If you need someone to speak with because of your worries or personal concerns, please contact Rev Patti by phone/text 705.768.9052, email minister@stmarkswhitby.ca or video chat
  • If you have questions about St. Mark’s reopening guidelines or our COVID19 Operations plan, please email covid19@stmarkswhitby.ca

Looking for Good News?

Find it here!

Click on the link to read the monthly health tip.

Monthly Health Tip

September – Staying Safe against the Battle of the Viruses.

 

 

POSITIVE. NEWS

Compassionate

Earth Sustaining

Spiritual News

Click on the image to read good news!

 

SPIRITUAL DEEPENING

The Center for Action and Contemplation seeks to empower individuals to live out their sacred soul tasks in service to the world through contemplative programs and resources.

Click on the image to explore spiritual deepening. 

Also a link to

Henri Nouwen Society  

(Click on the words)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ASSEMBLY is a digital newsletter and publication from the Malala Fund. Co-founded by student and Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai, Malala Fund works to create a world where all girls can learn and lead.

Click on the image to read good news!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Companion Corner

Check out all the ‘new’ quarantine companions!

Got a picture of your pet you would like to share?  Join our pet gallery and add a little story about your furry friends.

Click on the image to view the gallery.

For the kids and youth…..

In-person worship will begin on September 27.  However, our Sunday school, nursery and youth groups will not resume until November 1, and this resumption of activities will be based on local infection rates remaining low. Updates will be posted here.

This past summer St. Mark’s  offered Virtual Vacation Bible Camp. Click on the link below to watch our virtual camp: Fruit of the Spirit: Week 1 – 7  

 

Click on the following links to read more about these topics……

Camp Quin-Mo-Lac – Magic Penny Challenge
Camp Quin-Mo-Lac needs over $200,000 to cover the funding that they will not receive in 2020 to continue to operate the camp again, hopefully in 2021.

Please click here to learn more about their fundraising campaign.

 

Durham Montessori School and Daycare at Church House.


 

UCW Online Auction

To view the items visit St. Mark’s facebook page

Bids will be accepted by emailing ucw@stmarkswhitby.ca

St. Mark’s Food To Go

A bag lunch including homemade soup, a sandwich, a cookie and a piece of fruit.

September 16 – October 28

Every Wednesday.

Contactless drive through or walk through service. Pick up lunch from 12 – 1:30 pm

 

This is a St. Mark’s Free Event, a donation to support future lunches is appreciated, but not required.