November 22, 2017
This eNewsletter replaces "This Week at St. Mark's" and is published on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month.

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Giving Thanks
Thanksgiving Eve
On Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 7 p.m., Interfaith Action of Evanston will hold the annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service. This year's hosts are the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation, 303 Dodge Avenue, Evanston and the speaker is Dr. Cristie Traina, Professor of Religion at Northwestern University.
Thanksgiving Day  
Worship will be held on Thursday, Nov. 23 at 9:30 a.m. This year St. Mark's is hosting St. Matthew's and St. Luke's. This is a come-as-you-are service (aprons are welcome and encouraged). Come and give thanks to God for all that is good.
Highlights from Inside this Edition of The eLion

Austin Suvari
Read about the way St. Mark's parishioner and youth rep to the Vestry, Austin Suvari, helped to make a change to the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago's Canons ( canon is a fancy word for church rules).

Read about ways to prepare your heart for Christmas - through caroling and Christmas pageant preparations.

. . . and much more. Click here.

The Texts for the Weeks Ahead

Sunday, Nov. 26 (click here)

Sunday, Dec. 3 (click here)
"Restore us, O God of hosts; *
show the light of your countenance, and we shall be saved"
- Psalm 80:3