Faith in Action
April 10, 2019
Did You Know?
Our next "Meet Me at Muldoon's" is Saturday,
May 11, 2019

  We have large print hymns available every week. Just ask an usher and they would be happy to get you one.

Easter Flower orders are due this week!
Additional forms can be found in the office and Narthex

Click here for our 2019 Lenten Brochure

Sunday's scripture readings are available for you to listen to on our website home page: www.stmarkpresbyterian.org

Announcements
THIS SUNDAY AT 11:00AM:    
Join Pastor Mark Davis and a host of Theologians for a round table discussion in the Fellowship Hall as part of our final EarthCare Presentation Childcare is provided. 

FAIR TRADE CHOCOLATE EGGS ARE HERE!   On Palm Sunday, the Peace and Justice Commission will offer both milk and dark chocolate eggs for $6 a bag.  Please look for their table on the patio to get your holiday candy gifts as well as information on why it’s important to buy Fair Trade. 

ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING:  The Offering will be collected and dedicated during worship on Palm Sunday, April 14. A gift to One Great Hour of Sharing enables the church to share God’s love with our neighbors-in-need around the world by providing relief to those affected by natural disasters, providing food to the hungry, and helping empower the poor and oppressed.

FAMILY PROMISE: We will be providing an  overview of the Family Promise program  and volunteer expectations at  11:00am, Sunday, April 14 in Fireside Room.   St. Mark will be hosting families in our Fellowship Hall from  April 28th to May 12  and  June 16th to June 30.  We need more volunteers for Overnight Hosting (7:30pm - 7:00am). You can volunteer with your spouse, friend, child, or we will help you find a co-host. Get more information at the meeting or sign up by e-mailing Cheryl Fischer at  chfulfisch@gmail.com .  Most families move to transitional housing in less than 40 days. Help us, help them to secure housing!

PROVIDENCE CHILDREN’S HOME
PCH is the girl’s orphanage/children’s school in Kenya that St. Mark has been supporting the past few years. The orphanage now has about 50 girls and the school, K-12, has almost 600 students. The International Board of Directors is conducting their annual meeting this week in Claremont and two of the Kenyan Directors will be joining us during and after the Palm Sunday service. We will have a table on the patio where you can meet them, say “Hello,” and they can thank you for your support. Please plan to take some time to get to know them.

HOLY WEEK
Maundy Thursday Worship, April 18, 7:00pm Join us for a service of contemplation and holy communion as we embrace the story of Jesus’ last supper.
 
Good Friday Worship, April 19, noon, at First Presbyterian Church in Orange St. Mark joins First, New Hope, and Canyon Hills Presbyterian Churches in a combined service remembering Jesus’ rejection, suffering, and death. 

Annual Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 20, 10:00–12:00pm  Come enjoy food, fellowship, and an egg hunt! We will have 400 candy-filled-eggs this year!!! EVERYONE IS WELCOME! Ham, bread, and drinks will be provided. Please bring a dessert or a side dish to share.

Easter Saturday Worship, April 20, 5:00pm Join us for a celebration of the Resurrection with lively arts! 

Easter Sunday Worship, April 21, 9:00am and 10:30am 
9:00 a.m.  Worship, Childcare & Sunday School  (3yr-6 th grade)
10:30 a.m.  Worship, Childcare & Sunday School  (3yr - K only)
Join us for a celebration of the Resurrection, including an open invitation to join the choir in singing the Hallelujah Chorus. 

SHALL WE DANCE? The St. Mark “King & Thai” Social. Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 6-8pm.Sign-ups begin Sunday April 7 th  on the patio. Adults and Teens only $20 per person.  Free childcare with advance reservations by April 21 st .

ARE YOU AN USHER WANT-A-BE?  Now's your chance to join the wonderful St. Mark team. You're here anyhow, so you'll just need to come a tad earlier, and stay a few minutes after the service. You will even have time for coffee and donut holes. We will work around your schedule. (We'll find a sub for you if you can't make it.) See Julie Sager on the patio, call (949)-654-8142, or email  fourjs97@aol.com .

TWEENS AND YOUTH GROUP EVENT on Sunday, April 28 th 3:00-4:45pm: The Tween and Youth will hike the 1-mile shrine trail honoring the world’s major religions at the Vedanta Monastery, then afterwards debrief while we eat dinner at Round Table Pizza! Meet us at the Vedanta Monastery gift shop at 3:00pm. Parents can either drop off or join us. Contact Hayes at  hayes@stmarkpresbyterian.org for questions and information. Vedanta Monastery. 19961 Live Oak Canyon Rd. Trabuco Canyon, CA 92678

SAVE THE DATE:
St. Mark day at the ballpark has been established. It will be a 1:00 PM game on May 26 with the Texas Rangers. We will tailgate before the game by the Big A sign in the parking lot. Sign ups will start in May.

CREATIVE IDENTITY PRESENTS, "Focus on Fine Arts" Open House and Resource Fair Wednesday, April 17th from 5:30 -7:30PM. See the flyer on the bulletin board or contact Creative Identity at creativeidentityanaheim@yahoo.com



Still to Come

THURSDAY
7:30 AM Women's Book Group

9:30 AM Care Team

7:00 PM Choir Rehearsal

SATURDAY
5:00 PM Saturdays @ 5 Worship Service

SUNDAY
Palm/Passion
9:30 AM Worship

11:00 AM EarthCare Presentation

11:00 AM Family Promise Mtg.

11:00 AM Finance Meeting

11:00 AM Handbells

5:30 PM Youth Group
Upcoming Events
4/18 Meditation Group

4/18 Maundy Thursday Worship @ 7PM

4/19 Good Friday Worship @ Noon in Orange

4/20 All Church Easter Brunch and Egg Hunt @10 AM

4/20 Saturday @ 5 Easter Worship

4/21 Easter Sunday worship
9:00 AM &
10:30 AM

4/27 St. Mark Social 

4/28 Blood Pressure Screening

4/28 Tween/Youth Hike

4/28 - 5/12 Family Promise


Office Hours
 Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  
Phone: 949.644.1341
Fax: 949.644.6558
 Email: stmark@stmarkpresbyterian.org
See our website for more info:
www.stmarkpresbyterian.org