UPCOMING EVENTS

For a listing of our Fall 2017 events and programs, download our Fall Flyer.

SEPTEMBER

29 BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS 
Friday at 6 pm. *NEW* this year: Offsite worship at Mid-Lothian Mines Park, hot dog sale (UMM), band, and other treats and surprises! This special service is held close to St Francis of Assisi’s Feast Day (Oct 4) as he is the patron saint of animals. All animals welcomed – on leash or in containers. Only admission is an offering of animal food or blankets to be donated to a local animal shelter.
Download flyer here!

 

30     CHURCH-WIDE WORK DAY
Our Church building requires significant upkeep for it to be pleasing as God’s house! The Trustees have scheduled Saturday, September 30 as a work day and have identified outside and inside projects requiring at least 35 volunteers to complete the work in one day. If you can, please keep this date open on your calendar!

OCTOBER
1 FIRST PARENT CONNECT AFTER 9:45 WORSHIP
Beginning Sunday, ​October 1, join us the first Sunday of every month in the Dining Room following Relevant service! Bring the entire family! The kids can play while parents have a time of fellowship. Refreshments will be served. No reservations required! Please contact Kristen Blome at (804) 379-1655 x108 or kblome@stmarksmidlo.com for more information.​​

4 MISSION DINNER HOSTED BY STUDENTS
530 pm in the CLC. Smsquared (St. Mark’s Student Ministry) is hosting the October mission dinner. All proceeds will go toward the 2018 student mission trip! Sign up here or call the church office at (804) 379-1655 ext. 100.

8 KIDS IN MISSION CLUB BEGINS
Mission Club for 4th and 5th graders! 2-3:30 pm in the Dining Room. Meets 2nd Sunday of each month to do a different mission project.

CHILDREN’S SABBATH, 11AM WORSHIP

24 PIZZA WITH THE PASTOR
12:15 pm in Dining Room. Interested in becoming a part of our church family or just learning more about the St. Mark’s community? Join Pastor Fran for pizza, questions & conversation

29 TRUNK OR TREAT & CHILI COOK-OFF
5:30 pm. Stay tuned for donation board and car/chili sign-ups!

NOVEMBER
1 MISSION DINNER

4-11 CARITAS HOSTED AT ST. MARK’S

5 ALL SAINTS WORSHIP

10–12 MIDDLE SCHOOL RETREAT, EAGLE EYRIE
Held at Eagle Eyrie in Lynchburg, VA. The cost before September 24 is $135. After that, the cost increases to $145. Email Stacy to sign up. Checks can be made to St. Mark’s Students.

21 JOINT THANKSGIVING WORSHIP AT MT. PISGAH

DECEMBER
1–3 HIGH SCHOOL RETREAT, EAGLE EYRIE
Held at Eagle Eyrie in Lynchburg, VA. The cost before September 24 is $135. After that, the cost increases to $145. Email Stacy to sign up. Checks can be made to St. Mark’s Students.

2  SANTA BREAKFAST

3 MARY & JOSEPH VISIT CHILDREN’S SMALL GROUPS

HANGING OF THE GREENS
8:30/11 am worship

17 SHEPHERDS VISIT CHILDREN’S SMALL GROUPS