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Holy Week and Easter Sunday 2023

Join us for the following worship services in-person or via Zoom during Holy Week and Easter Sunday, April 2—April 9, 2023. All are welcome.

  • Palm Sunday April 2 10:00 AM   Holy Eucharist Rite II, Liturgy of the Palms, Reading of the Passion
  • Monday April 3 6:00 PM   Evening Prayer and Litany of Penitence
  • Tuesday April 4 6:00 PM   Healing Service and Compline
  • Wednesday April 5 6:00 PM   Holy Eucharist Rite I
  • Maundy Thursday April 6 6:00 PM   Holy Eucharist, Foot Washing & Stripping of the Altar
  • Good Friday April 7 12 noon   Good Friday Liturgy and Stations of the Cross
  • Holy Saturday April 8 9:00 AM   Holy Saturday Liturgy
  • Easter Sunday April 9 10:00 AM   Holy Eucharist Rite II

The bulletins for all services will be available by clicking on the title of the service and under Worship. If you plan to attend in person, masks are optional. If you are not feeling well, please participate via Zoom. If you wish to attend via Zoom, please contact The Reverend Nancy Threadgill at revnancy-stmarks@atlanticbbn.net in advance of the service to obtain the Zoom login information.

Lenten Resources for Worship and Study

Links to a variety of resources for Lenten worship and study are available here and under Worship. A slideshow with music The Way of the Cross (Stations of the Cross) is available here and under Worship.

Holy Week and Easter Sunday 2023 at St. Mark’s

Join us for the following worship services in-person or via Zoom during Holy Week and Easter Sunday, April 2—April 9, 2023. All are welcome.

  • Palm Sunday April 2 10:00 AM   Holy Eucharist Rite II, Liturgy of the Palms, Reading of the Passion
  • Monday April 3 6:00 PM   Evening Prayer and Litany of Penitence
  • Tuesday April 4 6:00 PM   Healing Service and Compline
  • Wednesday April 5 6:00 PM   Holy Eucharist Rite I
  • Maundy Thursday April 6 6:00 PM   Holy Eucharist, Foot Washing & Stripping of the Altar
  • Good Friday April 7 12 noon   Good Friday Liturgy and Stations of the Cross
  • Holy Saturday April 8 9:00 AM   Holy Saturday Liturgy
  • Easter Sunday April 9 10:00 AM   Holy Eucharist Rite II

The bulletins for all services will be available by clicking on the title of the service and under Worship. If you plan to attend in person, masks are optional. If you are not feeling well, please participate via Zoom. If you wish to attend via Zoom, please contact The Reverend Nancy Threadgill at revnancy-stmarks@atlanticbbn.net in advance of the service to obtain the Zoom login information.

Lenten Resources for Worship and Study

Links to a variety of resources for Lenten worship and study are available here and under Worship. A slideshow with music of The Way of the Cross (Stations of the Cross) is available here and under Worship.

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

Join us on Sunday Mornings at 10:00AM for Holy Eucharist in-person or via Zoom. We offer Rite I on the fourth Sunday of each month. We offer Rite II on the other weeks. Masks are optional. Coffee hour follows the service. All are welcome.

The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship.

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.

Ham Loaf Sale–Taking Orders Through March 16, 2023

St. Mark’s is taking orders for Ham Loaves now through March 16, 2023. Ham loaves are for sale frozen with glazing sauce and baking instructions included.  A one-pound loaf costs $9. A two-pound loaf costs $17. Orders must be called in by March 16. Pre-ordered loaves will be available for pickup at the Church Office after April 3rd. To order ham loaves, call (814) 535-6797. Please schedule a pick-up time when you place your order.

Proceeds from the ham loaf sale benefit ECW Ministries and St. Marks. For additional information, call the church office at (814) 535-6797 or email stmarks@atlanticbbn.net

Lenten Quiet Day Saturday, March 18, 2023 9:00 AM -1:00 PM In-person and via Zoom

A Quiet Day is a period of respite when time is set aside to
be quiet, spend some time with God and refresh your spirit.

This year’s theme is “The Great Litany.”

  • Event consists of alternating periods of meditation & quiet
    time followed by final prayers and a vegetarian lunch.
  • During quiet times you can engage in relaxing activities,
    read books available in the Parish Hall or find a quiet spot
    in the church to read or meditate.
  • Participants are asked not to talk until after final prayers.
  • Event is free. All are welcome. A vegetarian lunch will be
    provided.
  • If you plan to participate in person, please wear a mask and
    social distance.
  • If you wish to participate via Zoom, contact The Reverend
    Nancy Threadgill at revnancy-stmarks@atlanticbbn.net or
    (814) 535-6797 in advance of the event to obtain the login
    information.

Lenten Resources for Study and Worship

Links to a variety of resources for Lenten worship and study are available here and under Worship. A slideshow with music of The Way of the Cross (Stations of the Cross) is available here and under Worship.

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

Join us on Sunday Mornings at 10:00AM for Holy Eucharist in-person or via Zoom. We offer Rite I on the fourth Sunday of each month. We offer Rite II on the other weeks. Masks are optional. Coffee hour follows the service. All are welcome.

The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship.

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.

Ash Wednesday Worship Services and Ashes to Go

On Ash Wednesday February 22, 2023 St. Mark’s is offering both Ash Wednesday Holy Eucharist with imposition of ashes and Ashes to Go. The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship.

Ashes are imposed (laid) on the heads of participants on Ash Wednesday as a sign of mortality and penitence. The ashes are imposed with the words, “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return” (Book of Common Prayer, p. 265). Ashes are typically imposed by inscribing a cross on the forehead. The imposition of ashes has been practiced on Ash Wednesday since the ninth century. Anyone who desires to receive them is welcome to do so.

Holy Eucharist services with imposition of ashes will be offered in the church sanctuary at 12:00 Noon and 6:00PM in-person and via Zoom. Masks are optional. If you wish to participate 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.

If you do not have time to participate in an Ash Wednesday worship service, but would like to have ashes imposed on you, try our Ashes to Go at Central Park in downtown Johnstown. The Reverend Nancy Threadgill will be on hand to impose ashes from 8:00AM-10:00AM and 3:00PM-5:00PM

The worship services and Ashes to Go are free. Everyone is welcome.

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

Join us on Sunday Mornings at 10:00AM for Holy Eucharist in-person or via Zoom. We offer Rite I on the fourth Sunday of each month. We offer Rite II on the other weeks. Masks are optional. Coffee hour follows the service. All are welcome.

The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship.

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.

Chicken & Biscuit Take-out Dinner

Saturday, February 18, 2023   11:30 AM to 1:30 PM  

Menu: Chicken & Biscuits, Mashed Potatoes, Strawberry-Spinach Salad, and Cake

Price per meal: $10.00

Take-out only. All meals must be ordered in advance. To order, call (814) 535-6797 or email stmarks@atlanticbbn.net

Ash Wednesday Worship Services and Ashes to Go

On Ash Wednesday February 22, 2023 St. Mark’s is offering both Ash Wednesday Holy Eucharist with imposition of ashes and Ashes to Go.

Ashes are imposed (laid) on the heads of participants on Ash Wednesday as a sign of mortality and penitence. The ashes are imposed with the words, “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return” (Book of Common Prayer, p. 265). Ashes are typically imposed by inscribing a cross on the forehead. The imposition of ashes has been practiced on Ash Wednesday since the ninth century. Anyone who desires to receive them is welcome to do so.

Holy Eucharist services with imposition of ashes will be offered in the church sanctuary at 12:00 Noon and 6:00PM in-person and via Zoom. Masks are optional. If you wish to participate 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.

If you do not have time to participate in an Ash Wednesday worship service, but would like to have ashes imposed on you, try our Ashes to Go at Central Park in downtown Johnstown. The Reverend Nancy Threadgill will be on hand to impose ashes from 8:00AM-10:00AM and 3:00PM-5:00PM

The worship services and Ashes to Go are free. Everyone is welcome.

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

Join us on Sunday Mornings at 10:00AM for Holy Eucharist in-person or via Zoom. We offer Rite I on the fourth Sunday of each month. We offer Rite II on the other weeks. Masks are optional. Coffee hour follows the service. All are welcome.

The worship service bulletin is available here and under Worship.

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.

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 is 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.