Click Here for May's Worship Schedule

The Seventh Sunday of Easter

May 21st

One Service at 9:30

We will live stream through YouTube during the 9:30 service.

Link -

Readings from RCL -

Bible Study from the Diocese

Join us for the Taste of Barbados event

on May 20th! 

This year we have two dinner seatings in the Rafters, with the yummy Barbadian Cuisine

meal served to your table!

Reserve your 5pm or 7:30pm seating now!! 

Live Steel Pan music & Barbadian Rum cocktails

will be outside on the grounds for all to enjoy from 4pm-9pm

Please bring your outdoor chairs for comfortable viewing of outdoor events!

Taste of Barbados

May 20th

Purchase your

Event Tickets & Raffle Tickets online by clicking HERE!

Volunteers are needed

please contact Lacy Hamilton



Volunteers Needed 
Hopefully EVERYONE is attending the yummy and fun Taste of Barbados church event on 5/20! Buy your $35 event ticket for your preferred seating (5pm or 7:30pm) and then please consider Volunteering for an hour or two during the other seating.
Volunteer Sign Up sheets for Parking, Ticket Collection, Bar Sales, Barbados Bucks sales, etc. will be posted on Sunday, or contact Lacy Hamilton. 
All Volunteers will get $5 extra Barbados bucks - can use for another free drink or to buy 5 youth raffle tickets!! Come join the fun AND help support our church's largest fundraiser!

Upcoming! Service Dates,Times & Events

May 20th - Taste of Barbados!

May 21st - One Service - 9:30 am

May 28th - One Service - 9:30 am - Potluck Brunch to Follow

June 4th - Youth Sunday - One Service - 9:30 am - Playground & Gardens Dedication to Follow w/ Hotdogs & Burgers!

June 11th, 18th & 25th - Two Services - 8:30am & 10:30am

June 19th - Slave Cemetery Remembrance Service at 5:30

All Sundays in July - Single Services at 9:30 am - Services will alternate between SAID & SUNG - first Sunday (7/2) starting as SAID


 CheeseBurgers & French Fries

Lunching with the Lions

Every Thursday @ 12:30

Click Here to

View the Menu & Sign Up

See ya at the Rafter's!

Social Justice / Racial Equity TRIP

We are looking for those who would be interested in going on a Social Justice/Racial Equity Trip

this year with Fr Garry & Brandy Saltzman.

Please fill out this form if interested & more information will follow.

trip form

Youth Sunday!

Join us June 4th for a single 9:30 service!

Worship will be lead by St. Mark's wonderful Youth & Children! Let's support them and those who will be newly graduated.

Children & Youth Events

Save the Dates

June 4 - Youth Sunday

- one service at 9:30

June 22-25 - Senior & Junior Retreat

- sign up here

July 10-14 - Summer Mission Trip

- sign up here

No Youth/Children Formation

May 14th, May 21st, May 28th, June 4th

Coloring Page for our Children

Click HERE to

download & print

Click HERE

Forward Movement is a ministry of the Episcopal Church inspiring disciples and empowering evangelists. Multiple resources offering daily devotions, prayers,Bible studies, and much more to better equip and support people in their walk with Jesus Christ.

Join the men

of the church on 

Thursday June 8th

6:30 pm at Harvey's

in Vermillion

We will meet for a brief Theological Reflection, Food & Fellowship

No RSVP needed

but texts are welcome 

David Fahey 704-562-7587

Thirsty Thirstday

W . I . N . E .

June 12th

(not the 19th due to Cemetery Remembrance Ceremony)

Women In Need of Entertainment

Monday, June 12th at 6:30

at The Rafters

Bring a dish to share


beverage of choice!

If you don't have time,

just bring yourself!

Any Inquiries?


Choir Rehearsal

Our melodious choir members

are asked to gather for practice on the following

Wednesdays at 6:30 pm

May 24 

June 7, June 21 

Summer Hymn Picks!!

Send in your favorites

by end of June...

to be featured in August!

Email Alex Ancona at

The Few . The Proud .

The Melodious!

St. Mark's Choir may be Tiny...

but they sure are Mighty!!

This elite team can use some Tenors,

but any and all are Welcome!!

Parish Member Needs Assistance

Marion Johannsson has been told by her physician that it's no longer safe to drive.

She requests transportation to church on Sundays to the 830AM service.

Her address is

10521 Parkhouse Lane, Charlotte. 

This is a intersection of Mallard Creek & Prosperity Church Rds.

If you are able to bring her to church,

please give her a call.

Her number is 980 237 1673

Gardening Project!

Please email with any inquiries

Team Flyin Lions

will be planting in both the NEW kitchen garden & alongside the Bride's house!

They are very hopeful for contributions

& would welcome any & all sun perennial flowers, plants & bulbs that folks might be able to dig up from their yards!

Donations can be dropped off

at the Rafter's kitchen door.

They could also use gardening tools, especially hand weeders & rakes, trowels & a dedicated sturdy hose for the project.

Email Delia HERE to let us know we could count on your participation.

Bring a Potluck Dish to share with our church family following the single service

on May 28th

in The Rafters!

Bring whatever you want!

The Slave Cemetery Remembrance Ceremony

scheduled for 6/19

at 5:30 pm

Save the Date!!

YummY Goodness!!

Bake Sale

Various Yummy Treats created by Flyin Lion Ministries

are available for order & pick up

on a weekly basis.

Order by Tuesday & pick up Friday after 2pm

No Coffee Hour

May 14 th


May 21st

Can you spare 30 minutes

one Sunday a month

to help set up coffee?

Contact John & Sue Basher at

Please Please

Pick up your

Pledge Cards in the

Church Office

Amateur Filmmaker?

We are looking for volunteers to help with filming

our service on Sundays.

Contact Brent Sparks at

Calling All Knitters & Crocheters

Join the Lion's Lamb Ministry

Lion's Lamb sends handmade soft cuddly critters to children who survive school shootings or other gun violence. We hope to give these children comfort as they hold & cuddle these critters. 

If you have knitting or crocheting skills,

please email Jan Daubener by clicking Here

or Bella Grace Rhinehardt by clicking Here

Calling All St. Mark’s Home Cooks


The Flyin’ Lion Kitchen needs multiple cooks and cook’s helpers for upcoming catering events held in the Rafters. The work is part time and normally performed on Friday and Saturdays, with occasional weekday opportunities. The paid position may work any hours between 9am to 10pm, and all skill levels are welcome to inquire.

There is currently a great need for help in the Flyin’ Lion Kitchen, and the positions need to be filled in order to graciously carry on our mission. If you or someone you know is looking for part time work, please reach out as soon as possible. 

Please contact either Debbie Heggen 704-619-1640 or Jackie McWhorter 704-920-8922

The Rafters Kitchen

Did you know the Rafters Kitchen is classified as a

Commercial Food Prep Space?

As such, very strict standards in cleanliness, layout, & equipment maintenance must be continuously upheld to pass muster.

Please contact Debbie Heggen if you or your ministry plan to use the kitchen, so we can make sure important info is relayed & cleanliness kept.


If you or anyone in your network is interested, please email Debbie Heggen at

Flyin Lion Catering Service at St Mark's has opening for a

Culinary Manager

Information about the position is below:

Position is 16-24 hrs/week

Candidates must have working experience with event planning and production line service in culinary field. Associates Degree or higher in Culinary Arts preferred. ServeSafe certification preferred. Must have proficiency in basic cooking and baking techniques.

The Culinary Manager

*works with clients from planning to implementation of event.

*maintains par levels of stock, shops for groceries and supplies

*assists with instruction of students

*develop new and innovative dishes for menus

St. Mark's Swag

Need some St. Mark's Swag?

Order shirts through our Zazzle Link.

Pick a Polo Shirt, T-shirt, Hoodie, Onesie Male and Female styles available

Order HERE

Please see Candy Sullivan with any questions.

Pledges and Offerings can be made online at the link below. Please use New Building for legacy pledges as the category, or General Fund for regular pledges click here

If you prefer to pay with a check, please drop off at the church or mail to:

8600 Mt. Holly Huntersville Rd. Huntersville, NC 28078

Please note in the memo line what your check is for.

Parish Financials

Click HERE to view St. Mark's Financial Report as of February 28, 2023

Helpful Info from Our Treasurer - Parish Giving & QCD's

A qualified charitable distribution (QCD) is a distribution from a Traditional or Roth IRA made directly by the IRA trustee to a qualified charitable organization when the IRA owner is age 70½ or older. A QCD may satisfy the client’s required minimum distribution (RMD) and up to $100,000 of QCDs may be excluded annually from an individual’s taxable income.

To learn more click HERE

Bulletin for

May 21st

The Seventh Sunday

of Easter

9:30 Service