Advent and Christmas Events at St. Mark’s

Advent 2022 Resources for Worship and Study

Check out the Advent 2022 Resources page here and under Worship for links to a variety of engaging resources for the whole family.

Masks are optional at all events. If you are not feeling well, please participate via Zoom. To join us via Zoom, please contact The Reverend Nancy Threadgill (revnancy-stmarks@atlanticbbn.net) or (814) 535-6797 in advance of the service to obtain the login information. Sign-in will begin 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the event. Please be patient as it may take a few minutes to admit everyone.

Holy Eucharist–Sundays 10:00AM In-person and via Zoom

Join us on Sunday Mornings at 10:00AM for Holy Eucharist. We offer Rite I on the fourth Sunday of each month. We offer Rite II on the other weeks. Coffee hour follows the service. All are welcome. The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship.

Advent Quiet Day–Saturday December 17 9:00AM-1:00PM In-person and via Zoom

Join us Saturday morning for a period of respite – time is set aside to be quiet, spend some time with God and refresh your spirit for the days ahead. There will be alternating periods of meditation and quiet time followed by final prayers and a vegetarian lunch. During quiet time there are activities set up in the parish hall for relaxation and books available for learning or you may find a quiet spot in the church or offices to read and/or meditate. The theme of our 2022 Advent Quiet Day is “The Hymns of Advent.” All are welcome.

Greening of the Church–Sunday December 18

Join us following the 10:00AM service on Sunday, December 18th as we decorate the church for the Nativity. All are welcome.

Blue Christmas–Wednesday December 21 6:00PM In-person and via Zoom

“Blue Christmas” is quiet meditative service especially for those for whom the Christmas season is a profoundly sad and lonely time, a reminder of loss and brokenness. Lighting of candles offers opportunity for remembrance, reflection, prayer and spiritual healing. One can grieve knowing they are not alone and be comforted and strengthened by the love of Christ and those present.

Come for yourself, for someone you love or for those who suffer around the world. All are welcome. The service bulletin will be available here and under Worship.

Christmas Eve Holy Eucharist Rite II–Saturday December 24 6:00PM In-person and via Zoom

Join us Christmas Eve, December 24 at 6:00 PM in the church or via Zoom for a celebration of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ. Coffee hour follows the service. All are welcome. The worship service bulletin will be available here and under Worship.

Christmas Day Holy Eucharist Rite I–Sunday December 25 10:00AM In-person and via Zoom

Join us Christmas Day, Sunday, December 25 at 10:00AM in the church or via Zoom for a celebration of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ. Coffee hour follows the service. The worship service bulletin will be available here and under Worship. All are welcome.

Thanksgiving Day Holy Eucharist In-person and via Zoom

St. Mark’s is offering a Thanksgiving Day Holy Eucharist at 10:00AM on Thursday November 24, 2022 in-person and via Zoom. The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship. Coffee hour will follow the service. All are welcome. Masks are optional. If you are not feeling well, please participate via Zoom. To join us via Zoom, please contact The Reverend Nancy Threadgill (revnancy-stmarks@atlanticbbn.net) or (814) 535-6797 in advance of the service to obtain the login information. Sign-in will begin at 9:45 a.m. Please be patient as it may take a few minutes to admit everyone.

Holy Eucharist Rite I for the First Sunday of Advent November 27, 2022

Join us on Sunday Mornings at 10:00AM for Holy Eucharist. We offer Rite I on the fourth Sunday of each month. We offer Rite II on the other weeks. All are welcome. The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship. Coffee hour follows the service. Masks are optional. If you are not feeling well, please participate via Zoom. To join us via Zoom, please contact The Reverend Nancy Threadgill (revnancy-stmarks@atlanticbbn.net) or (814) 535-6797 in advance of the service to obtain the login information. Sign-in will begin at 9:45 a.m. Please be patient as it may take a few minutes to admit everyone.

Advent 2022 Resources for Worship and Study

Check out the Advent 2022 Resources page here and under Worship for links to a variety of engaging resources for the whole family.

Holy Eucharist Sunday Mornings at 10:00AM In-person and via Zoom

Join us on Sunday Mornings at 10:00AM for Holy Eucharist. We offer Rite I on the fourth Sunday of each month. We offer Rite II on the other weeks. All are welcome. The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship. Coffee hour follows the service. Masks are optional. If you are not feeling well, please participate via Zoom. To join us via Zoom, please contact The Reverend Nancy Threadgill (revnancy-stmarks@atlanticbbn.net) or (814) 535-6797 in advance of the service to obtain the login information. Sign-in will begin at 9:45 a.m. Please be patient as it may take a few minutes to admit everyone.

Holiday Stocking Stuffer Project Underway

For many years St. Mark’s has participated in the Stocking Stuffer Project that provides holiday cheer to patients at Torrance State Hospital. This year’s project is underway. Please bring your donations to the church on or before November 20, 2022. A list of suggested items to donate and more information about the project is available here. Please be generous.

Thanksgiving Day Holy Eucharist In-person and via Zoom

St. Mark’s is offering a Thanksgiving Day Holy Eucharist at 10:00AM on Thursday November 24, 2022 in-person and via Zoom. The worship service bulletin will be available here and under Worship. Coffee hour will follow the service. All are welcome. Masks are optional. If you are not feeling well, please participate via Zoom. To join us via Zoom, please contact The Reverend Nancy Threadgill (revnancy-stmarks@atlanticbbn.net) or (814) 535-6797 in advance of the service to obtain the login information. Sign-in will begin at 9:45 a.m. Please be patient as it may take a few minutes to admit everyone.

Bishop Ketlen’s Visit, Confirmation & Reception In-person and via Zoom Sunday October 2, 2022 10:00 AM

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Ketlen A. Solak, IX Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh will be visiting us and leading a service of Confirmation, Reception and Holy Eucharist on Sunday October 2, 2022.

All are welcome.

The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship.

A reception will follow the service.

If you plan to join us in-person, please wear a mask and social distance.

If you are not feeling well, please participate via Zoom. To join us via Zoom, please contact The Reverend Nancy Threadgill (revnancy-stmarks@atlanticbbn.net) or (814) 535-6797 in advance of the service to obtain the login information. Login will begin at 9:45 a.m. Please be patient as it may take a few minutes to admit everyone.

Upcoming Events at St. Mark’s

Holy Eucharist Sundays at 10:00 AM in-person and via Zoom We offer Holy Eucharist Rite II every week, except the fourth Sunday of the month when we offer Holy Eucharist Rite I. All are welcome. The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship.

If you plan to join us in-person, please wear a mask and social distance.

If you are not feeling well, please participate via Zoom. To join us via Zoom, please contact The Reverend Nancy Threadgill (revnancy-stmarks@atlanticbbn.net) or (814) 535-6797 in advance of the service to obtain the login information. Login will begin at 9:45 a.m. Please be patient as it may take a few minutes to admit everyone.

Saturday’s Kitchen Saturday September 17 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM St. Mark’s will be serving at Saturday’s Kitchen, located at Johnstown Family Kitchen on Bedford Street in downtown Johnstown. We need at least 6 volunteers to help assemble dinners and serve. Please call the church office at (814) 535-6797 to volunteer.

Church Beautification Week September 18 – 24 The week of September 18 has been designated Church Beautification Week. Bishop Ketlen will be here Sunday, October 2nd. We want the church to look nice for her visit. If you have an hour or two to spare that week, please come down and help do some weeding. Bring your favorite yard tools. We will supply bags and boxes to put the weeds in. If everyone can do a little, we can get it done.

Church Picnic Thursday September 22 5:00 – 7:00 PM
The church will provide hot dogs and hamburgers to grill. Bring a dish to pass. We will celebrate outside in fellowship and love. Of course, if it rains we will move the picnic inside. Please mark your calendar and join us. You do not have to have done any weeding. Just come that evening and spend time with your church family

Annual Meeting In-person & via Zoom Sunday September 25, 2022 11:00 AM At this meeting we will review the State of the Parish. The principal order of business is
the nomination and election of new members to the Vestry. For information about masking and Zoom participation, please look under Holy Eucharist.

Blessing of the Animals Saturday October 1 1:00 – 3:00 PM Rain or Shine. Bring your pet for a special blessing. All types of pets are welcome. Please keep dogs on leashes and other species gently restrained.

Bishop Ketlen’s Annual Visit Sunday October 2 10:00 AM If you would like to be confirmed or received, please speak to Mother Nancy. Call the office (814-535-6797) or email (revnancy-stmarks@atlanticbbn.net) to learn more about classes.

Holy Eucharist Sunday Mornings at 10:00 In-person and via Zoom

Join us Sunday at 10:00a.m for Holy Eucharist Rite II in-person and via Zoom.  The fourth Sunday of the month we offer Holy Eucharist Rite I. All are welcome.

The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship.

If you plan to join us in-person, please wear a mask and social distance. If you are not feeling well, please participate via Zoom.

To join us via Zoom, please contact The Reverend Nancy Threadgill (revnancy-stmarks@atlanticbbn.net) or (814) 535-6797 in advance of the service to obtain the login information. Login will begin at 9:45 a.m. Please be patient as it may take a few minutes to admit everyone.

Morning Prayer for the Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Proper 10 Sunday Morning at 10:00AM In-person & via Zoom

Join us Sunday July 10, 2022 at 10:00a.m for Morning Prayer in-person and via Zoom. All are welcome. Holy Eucharist Rite II will resume on Sunday July 17. The fourth Sunday of the month we will offer Holy Eucharist Rite I.

The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship.

If you plan to join us in-person, please wear a mask and social distance. If you are not feeling well, please participate via Zoom.

To join us via Zoom, please contact Lisa Bell-Loncella (etbell57@gmail.com) in advance of the service to obtain the login information. Login will begin at 9:45 a.m. Please be patient as it may take a few minutes to admit everyone.

Holy Eucharist Sundays at 10:00AM In-person & via Zoom

Join us Sunday at 10:00a.m for Holy Eucharist in-person and via Zoom. Rite II is used for most services. Rite I is used on the fourth Sunday of each month. All are welcome.

The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship.

If you plan to join us in-person, please wear a mask and social distance. If you are not feeling well, please participate via Zoom.

To join us via Zoom, please contact The Reverend Nancy Threadgill at revnancy-stmarks@atlanticbbn.net or (814) 535-6797 in advance of the service to obtain the login information. Login will begin at 9:45 a.m. Please be patient as it may take a few minutes to admit everyone.

Attention: The Nardecchia Spay Neuter Fund Clinic scheduled for Thursday June 23, 2022 has been cancelled. Please see their Facebook page for additional information.

Holy Eucharist Sundays at 10:00AM In-person and via Zoom

Join us Sunday at 10:00a.m for Holy Eucharist in-person and via Zoom. Rite II is used for most services. Rite I is used on the fourth Sunday of each month. All are welcome.

The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship.

If you plan to join us in-person, please wear a mask and social distance. If you are not feeling well, please participate via Zoom.

To join us via Zoom, please contact The Reverend Nancy Threadgill at revnancy-stmarks@atlanticbbn.net or (814) 535-6797 in advance of the service to obtain the login information. Login will begin at 9:45 a.m. Please be patient as it may take a few minutes to admit everyone.

Easter Day Holy Eucharist Rite II

April 17, 2022

10:00 AM

In-person &

via Zoom

Join us Easter Sunday at 10:00a.m for Holy Eucharist Rite II in-person and via Zoom. All are welcome to attend and receive the Eucharist.

The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship.

If you plan to join us in-person, mask are optional but please social distance. A Pastoral Letter from The Reverend Nancy L. Threadgill updating St. Mark’s COVID-19 pandemic protocols is available here.

To join us via Zoom, please contact The Reverend Nancy Threadgill at revnancy-stmarks@atlanticbbn.net or (814) 535-6797 in advance of the service to obtain the login information. Login will begin at 9:45 a.m. Please be patient as it may take a few minutes to admit everyone.