Don't forget to Fall Back this Sunday at 2 a.m.!
Worship & Formation
Adult Forum Series: Faithful Generations
Sundays at 9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Join Canon Suzi and others for our series on Faithful Generations, this Sunday at 9:30 am.

November 11: 
The story of Ruth, one of our grandmothers in the faith.  We will learn more about Ruth, family, and God with our younger members. 

November 18: 
The Times They are a Changin': Living in a VUCA World - Canon Suzi Come and find out what that means!
Extended Advent begins November 11
As we enter this new season of the church year, we will take time between services to learn with our younger members about Ruth. It is the story of an "outsider" who becomes one of Jesus' ancestors.
All Saint's Commemoration
Sunday, November 4
SPARK Mornings & ECHO The Story
Sundays, 9:15 - 10:15 a.m.
St. Mark's brand new Sunday School  program has  launched  with SPARK (for children ages 3 through grade 5) and ECHO (for young persons grade 6 - 12)!
S taying Connected
Welcome Reception
Jubi-latte & Tea Deum
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. at Cupitol
Coffee-with-the-Priest will be at 10:00 today at Cupitol because of Halloween! Next week we will meet at the usual time.
Coffee Hour Hosts Needed
We need coffee hours hosts!! Email Timothy to let him know that you are interested in ministering in this way, or put your name and email address on the sign-up sheet in the Parlor. Thank you!
To find out more of what's going on this week at St. Mark's check out our full Calendar of Events!
Social Justice & Outreach
St. Mark's is committed to working with God to create a better community and a better world. God is at work in our world and St. Mark's parishioners seek opportunities to join God's mission in their daily lives - at school, at home, at work and through a variety of social justice and outreach initiatives. Following are just some of the ways in which St. Mark's is involved in the community in helping to create a better world.
ReVive Christmas Baskets!
It's time to sponser and share the holiday season with individuals and families less fortunate! Information about the Christmas Basket program is available in the Parlor. We have been given 11 families (2 seniors and 9 families with children).  NEW THIS YEAR : If you don't want to shop, you can assist with the program by buying one or two $15.00 Jewel-Osco gift cards, to assist the families in shopping for a holiday meal!

This program is sponsored by ReVive Center for Housing and Healing

If you have any questions, please contact Donna Richardson by Email or at 847.677.0701

Please sign up as soon as possible so we can plan and meet our deadline of December 3rd!
3rd Sunday Juice and Sock Collection
Please place the jugs or socks in the cart at the back of the sanctuary.
Thank you!
Join SJOM!
We need additional members for the Social Justice and Outreach Ministry team, if you are interested please contact Donna Richardson by Email or at 847.677.0701
Midweek Lunch: Come Join Us!
Each week, volunteers from St. Mark's and St. Matthew's work together to prepare and serve meals for our neighbors who struggle with hunger and homelessness. On Tuesdays from 6:00-6:30 p.m. volunteers prepare sandwiches. On  Wednesdays, volunteers gather in Cunningham Hall from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. to set out food and beverages, serve the meal and talk with our guests. Contact John for more information !
Elsewhere in the Diocese
St. Martin's Church 140th Year Celebration
Texts for the Week Ahead

Sunday, November 4
Wisdom of Solomon 3:1-9
Psalm 24
Revelation 21:1-6a
John 11:32-44

Lay Ministers
Sunday, November 4
Eucharistic Ministers:
Aina Gutierrez, Beth Johnson, Joanna Greene, Lynette Murphy
Phyllis Lyons (8 a.m.), Aina Gutierrez, Ted Richardson (10:30 a.m.)
Michelle Mbuki, Lydia Pappas, Bruce Gaede
Lay Eucharist Visitor:
Allison Ashley
Altar Guild:
Beth Johnson, Dorothy Laudati
Altar Flowers:
Emily Chastain
Marion Macbeth, Deane Johnson, Rich Forst
Coffee Hour Snacks:
A-F (11/4), G-L (11/11)
Coffee Hour Host:
________ (8 a.m.), Donna & Ted Richardson (10:30 a.m.)
Vestry Person of the Day:
Deane Johnson
Prayer List
The eLion Newsletter is published every Wednesday.
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Sunday Bulletin Announcements: five days before (Tuesday)
Wednesday Lion: two days before (Monday)

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Office Hours
Tuesday & Thursday:
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.