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Author Archives: Bryan Penman

Faith Formation is in it’s final weeks

Just a few more weeks of faith formation are left for the year. Our last class will be on Pentecost (May 20th) with a very special PENTECOST PARTY!! We invite all of our young people to join us as we kick off Summer with a very special party with goodies to keep us being formed by faith all through the summer. We will also feature a very special preview party for our summer Vacation Bible School Program! You don’t want to miss it!

Tweener’s Bible Study

We will meet again in a few weeks to continue our walk through the book of Acts as we discover what the disciples did in those early days to continue to witness to the resurrection and come to build and expand the church. Join us as we continue to explore the amazing acts of the…Continue Reading

VBS Planning Meeting

VBS Planning Meeting

On Wednesday May 16th we will gather for an initial planning meeting for our upcoming Vacation Bible School this summer. If you are interested in helping to plan and lead VBS we invite you to attend the meeting as we will be putting supplies, curriculum and details in place to get ready for our VBS…Continue Reading

Youth Help to Build Habitat House

Youth Help to Build Habitat House

During Lent and Easter our youth have been raising funds to support the Habitat for Humanity House due to break ground this summer in Bridgeport. We are asking that funds be brought to the church on May 20th (Pentecost Sunday) as we wrap up the season of new life in Lent and Easter. Funds that…Continue Reading

Special Collection Envelope: Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (PIHN)

Special Collection Envelope: Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (PIHN)

Since our founding in 1991, Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (PIHN) has moved 325 families—910 individuals— from homelessness to stability. We have grown our network further with the expansion of our network into Northeast Philadelphia in 2012. The PIHN program provides assessment and referrals, emergency housing, supportive service and transitional housing. Equipped with new skills and…Continue Reading

Lutheran Night at the Phillies

“Take me out to the ball game…” our now annual trip to Citizen’s Bank Park is scheduled for Friday June 8th as we gather for Lutheran Night at the Phillies. Game time is 7:05pm against our mid-west Lutheran rivals the Milwaukee Brewers. A sign up to order tickets in in “sign up” hallway and tickets…Continue Reading

Vicar Lenny’s Ordination

On Friday Pastor Bryan will travel to the New York Metro Synod assembly to participate in the ordination of our seminarian Vicar Lenny Duncan as he is ordained as a pastor in the ELCA. Please continue to hold Lenny and Bre in your prayers as they begin this new call and adjust to life in…Continue Reading

St. Mark’s seeks to hire new part time administrator

  Position: Administrative Assistant Status: Part-time Effective: April 2018   Purpose: Support the mission of St. Mark’s through effective and efficient management of administrative activities and communication responsibilities. As St. Mark’s continues to grow and evolve, all of these responsibilities should be approached with a focus on dynamic leadership and flexibility. Taking initiative and driving…Continue Reading

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