Faith in Action
January 08, 2020
Did You Know?
Our first "Meet Me at Muldoon's" of 2020 is January 18th

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

Announcements
DINNER WITH CHURCH FRIENDS: Wednesday, January 8th at 5:30pm at the Old World German Restaurant in Huntington Beach (7561 Center Ave #49). Please let Hayes (530-788-3233) know if you're coming, so that he can get an appropriate size table. 

HUTCHINS CONSORT Bach and Rock  Concert Sunday, January 12, 2020 @ 3:00 p.m. The Hutchins Consort plays on the eight scaled violins designed and built by luthier Dr. Carleen Hutchins. The program will feature cellist, Maksim Velichkin, Bach’s  Keyboard Concerto no. 1 and other favorites of JS Bach, and classic rock. Tickets at the door are a special price of  $10.00 for our St. Mark community.  Visit https://hutchinsconsort.org for more information.

TEXT STUDY RESUMES: The Wednesday Morning Text Study will begin again on January 15 th . Everyone is welcome. We meet from 9:30 - 11:00 am in the Bonhoeffer Room. The reading for January 15 is John 1:29-42. See you there! 

2020 OFFERING ENVELOPES:    If you requested envelopes by checking the  RED box on your pledge card they will be available on the patio near the Welcome Cart after worship on Sunday or in the Narthex on Saturday. If you did not request envelopes, but would like them, there is a sign-up sheet on the table.

ST. MARK COMMUNITY PRESCHOOL will begin enrolling for the 2020-2021 school year in January! Returning families, siblings, and St. Mark Presbyterian Church members have priority during our Registration period. Priority Registration: Monday, January 6 th  - Friday, January 17 th.  If you are interested in enrolling at SMCP for the 2020-2021 school year and would like to schedule a tour of the Preschool during the month of December, please contact Star or Nikki at 949-644-1442. 

SAVE THE DATE(S)    
Jan. 18,  Leadership retreat from 9:00 - 12:00 noon.  All Elders and Deacons are requested to attend. 
Jan. 19,  Annual Congregational Meeting immediately following worship. 

JOIN US FOR VOLLEYBALL: Our next volleyball event will be on Saturday, Feb. 1st at 10:00am at Jay Gattis’ place (7481 Edinger Ave, Huntington Beach). Please park at Golden West College parking lot to avoid being towed and meet us at Jay’s court.

NEW MEMBERS WORKSHOP:  
If you are interested in exploring membership at St. Mark, our next New Member Inquirers Workshop will be held on Sunday, Feb. 9th, from 10:45 AM until 12:45 PM, with lunch provided and child care by request. If you are interested or have questions, contact Sue-Ann Wichman at 949.644.1341 or  sueann@stmarkpresbyterian.org .

2020 GREAT DECISIONS COMING SOON: Mark your calendars and plan to attend the eight weekly Great Decisions Seminars scheduled every Monday evening from January 27 to March 16 from 7:00-8:30 pm in Fellowship Hall. This program, uses materials from the non-partisan Foreign Policy Association to engage citizens in learning about the foreign policy issues our nation faces.  You can purchase your participants booklet for $25 (cash or check made out to St. Mark Presbyterian Church) in the courtyard after worship starting January 12 until all the booklets are sold. Register to get our weekly reminder e-mails by logging onto:  http://bit.ly/stmarkgd.  Pick up a Great Decisions brochure that includes the schedule of topics with a brief description and the names of the speakers in the Bonhoeffer Room, Narthex, or Office.  Plan to join us for Great Decisions 2020!!

Still to Come

WEDNESDAY
5:30 PM Dinner w/ Church Friends

6:00 PM Marketing

THURSDAY
7:30 AM Women's Book Group

9:30 AM Care Team

7:00 PM Choir Rehearsal

FRIDAY
2:00 PM Celebration of Life for Mike Healey

3:30 PM Youth Retreat begins

SATURDAY
5:00 PM Saturdays @ 5 Worship
Upcoming Events

1/8 Dinner with Church Friends

1/10 Celebration of the Life of
Mike Healey 2:00 pm

1/12 Hutchins Consort

1/15 Text Study Resumes

1/17 Celebration of the Life of
Lois Brockmeyer 11:00 am

1/18 Leadership Retreat

1/19 Congregational Meeting

1/27 Great Decisions

2/1 Volleyball

2/5 Dinner w/ Church Friends

2/9 New Members Workshop
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