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February 2020 Special Observances and Events

Pet Food PantryTuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
February 4 – 6, 2020
We provide free pet food for
dogs, cats, puppies, kittens,
hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs,
rabbits, and birds in order
to help low-income
pet owners care for their pets.
Coffee Shop Bible StudyEvery Tuesday morning at
10:00 a.m.
We meet at The Mill House Café 
at the corner of Diamond Blvd. and Luzerne Street in Old Westmont for study and fellowship.
Book StudyEvery other Tuesday evening 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Check the Calendar for dates.We are studying The Time is Now: A Call to Uncommon Courage by Joan Chittister.
Ham Loaf SaleOrder now through March 4, 2020. Pickup after March 17.A 2 lb loaf is $14; a 1lb loaf is $7. Sold frozen with glazing sauce and baking instructions.
Community Common PrayerSunday, February 16, 2020
6:30 p.m.
This month’s service is a Taize Service.
Ash Wednesday Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Ashes to Go 7:30 – 9:30a.m. & 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Worship services 12 noon & 6:00pm.
Ashes to Go will be available in Central Park, downtown Johnstown. Worship services will be held in St. Mark’s Lady Chapel.
Lenten Quiet DaySaturday, February 29, 2020
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The topic of this year’s Lenten Quiet Day is “What is Jesus’ recipe for love?”

January 2020 Special Observances and Events

Pet Food PantryTuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
January 7, 8, & 9, 2020
9:30 a.m. -12:30p.m.
We provide free pet food for
dogs, cats, puppies, kittens,
hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs,
rabbits, and birds in order
to help low-income
pet owners care for their pets.
Coffee Shop Bible StudyEvery Tuesday morning
at 10:00 a.m.
We meet at The Mill House Café 
at the corner of Diamond Blvd. and
Luzerne Street in Old Westmont for 
study and fellowship.
Book StudyEvery other Tuesday evening
from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Check the Calendar of Events
for exact dates.
We are studying The Time is Now:
A Call to Uncommon Courage
by Joan Chittister currently.
Community Common Prayer (CCP)Sunday, January 19, 2020
at 6:30 p.m.
The theme of this month’s CCP is “New Zealand Night Prayer.”
Special Parish MeetingSunday, January 26, 2020
following the 10:00 a.m. service
We will review and vote on the proposed 2020 parish budget, congregational approval to balance the budget, and congregational approval of revised by-laws. We also will elect Deputies to Diocesan Convention. All parish members are encouraged to attend this short meeting.

December 2019 Special Observances and Events

Pet Food PantryMonday, Tuesday & Wednesday,
December 2 – 4, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
We provide free pet food for
dogs, cats, puppies, kittens,
hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs,
rabbits, and birds in order
to help low-income
pet owners care for their pets.
Coffee Shop Bible Study Every Tuesday morning
at 10:00 a.m.
We meet at The Mill House Café 
at the corner of Diamond Blvd. and
Luzerne Street in Old Westmont for 
study and fellowship.
Book Study Every other Tuesday evening
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the church
conference room. Check our
Calendar of Events for specific dates.
We are studying The Time is Now:
A Call to Uncommon Courage
by Joan Chittister currently.
Advent Quiet DaySaturday, December 7, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The theme of this year’s
Advent Quiet Day is
“A Celtic Advent.”
Community Common
Prayer Service (CCP)
Sunday, December 15, 2019
6:30 p.m.
The theme of this month’s CCP
service is “Blue Christmas.”
Greening of the Church
& Potluck Luncheon
Sunday, December 22, 2019
following the 10:00 a.m. service
Join us as we decorate the church
for the holiday season and enjoy
good food and fellowship at
our potluck luncheon.
Christmas Eve ServicesTuesday, December 24, 2019
6:00 p.m. and 10:45 p.m.
The 6:00 p.m. service is a Holy Eucharist
with instrumental music. At 10:45 p.m
a musical prelude is followed by an
11:00 p.m. Choral Holy Eucharist.
Celebration JohnstownTuesday, December 31, 2019
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
We will host the following entertainers
In the Sanctuary:
Tom Katz from 6 to 7 p.m.;
Josh Dunmeyer from 7 to 8 p.m.; and
Bo Moore & Brothers from 8:15 to 9:15 p.m.
In the Parish Hall:
The Master’s Puppets will entertain from 6 to 6:30 p.m.;
Hard Rok, KoKo & Joe from 6:30 to 8 p.m.;
Brian Harshberger from 8:15 to 9:15 p.m.
Refreshments will be available for sale in the Parish Hall

November 2019 Special Observances and Events

Flea Market & Bake SaleSaturday, November 2, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Homemade baked good, jewelry, vases,
attic treasures, vintage glassware & linens,
holiday decorations, books, clothing,
household items, & more.
Proceeds benefit St. Mark’s
Music Ministry
Coffee Shop Bible StudyEvery Tuesday morning
at 10:00 a.m.
We meet at The Mill House Café 
at the corner of Diamond Blvd. and
Luzerne Street in Old Westmont for 
study and fellowship.
Book StudyEvery other Tuesday evening
6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the church
conference room. Check our
Calendar of Events for specific dates.
We are studying The Time is Now:
A Call to Uncommon Courage
by Joan Chittister currently.
Pet Food PantryTuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
November 5 – 7, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
We provide free pet food for
dogs, cats, puppies, kittens,
hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs,
rabbits, and birds in order
to help low-income
pet owners care for their pets.
Stone Soup WorkshopSaturday, November 9, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
We will be making soup from
a “stone” (small contributions of
ingredients from all participants). While
the soup cooks, we will have a discussion
of what stewardship means,
and how we can express our faith
through our gifts of time, talent, and treasure.
Community Common PrayerSunday, November 17, 2019
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
This month’s service
is a “Service of Thanksgiving.”
Join us as we pray with gratitude
St. Mark’s Halupki Harvest
Stuffed Cabbage Dinner
Friday, November 22, 2019
4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Dinner consists of
1 Halupki, 2 Pierogies, a serving of
Halushki, 2 cookies, & coffee, tea or water.
Plate price: $8.00
A la carte available: $3.00—1 Halupki,
$2.00—2 Pierogies, $2.00—1 Halushki,
$1.00—2 cookies
Dine in or Take out
Thanksgiving Day Worship ServiceThursday, November 28, 2019
9:00 a.m.
Holy Eucharist Rite II. All are welcome.

October 2019 Special Observances and Events

Coffee Shop Bible Study Every Tuesday morning
at 10:00 a.m.
We meet at The Mill House Café 
at the corner of Diamond Blvd. and
Luzerne Street in Old Westmont for 
study and fellowship.
Book StudyEvery other Tuesday evening
at 6:30 p.m. in the church
conference room. Check the
Calendar of Events for dates.
We will begin our study of
The Time is Now: A Call to
Uncommon Courage
by
Joan Chittister on October 22.
Blessing of the Animals Saturday, October 5, 2019
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
in the Parish Hall and
Courtyard
Rain or Shine. Bring your beloved pet
for a special blessing. All people & pets
are welcome. Please keep dogs leashed
& other pets gently restrained.

Pet Food PantryTuesday – Thursday,
October 8 -10, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
We provide free pet food for
dogs, cats, puppies, kittens,
hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs,
rabbits, and birds in order
to help low-income
pet owners care for their pets.
Spaghetti LuncheonSunday, October 20, 2019
11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Luncheon includes spaghetti, meatball,
salad, bread, dessert and coffee or tea.
Cost is $ 8.00
Community Common PrayerSunday, October 20, 2019
at 6:30 p.m.
This month’s service is an
“Interfaith Healing Service”. October is
Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
A special invitation is extended to all
who are battling or have battled cancer
and those who love them.

September 2019 Special Observances and Events

Coffee Shop Bible StudyEvery Tuesday
at 10:00 a.m.
We meet at The Mill House Café 
at the corner of Diamond Blvd. and
Luzerne Street in Old Westmont for 
study and fellowship.
Pet Food PantryTuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday
September 10, 11 & 12, 2019
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
We provide free pet food for
dogs, cats, puppies, kittens,
hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs,
rabbits, and birds in order
to help low-income
pet owners care for their pets.
Community Common Prayer ServiceSunday, September 15, 2019
at 6:30 p.m.
The theme of this month’s service
is “Taize Service.”
Parish Meeting Sunday, September 22, 2019
at 11:00 a.m.
All members of the Parish are
encouraged to attend.
We will nominate and
elect new members of the Vestry.
Bishop Price’s Visitation
and Covered Dish Lunch
Saturday & Sunday,
September 28 and 29, 2019
The Bishop will preside at
the 5:00 p.m. Saturday and
10:00 a.m Sunday Services.
The Covered Dish Lunch will
follow the 10:00 a.m. Sunday Service

August 2019 Special Observances and Events

Coffee Shop Bible Study Every Tuesday 
at 10:00 a.m.
We meet at The Mill House Café 
at the corner of Diamond Blvd. and
Luzerne Street in Old Westmont for 
study and fellowship.
Pet Food PantryTuesday, Wednesday,
& Thursday, August 6 – 8
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
We provide free pet food for dogs, cats,
puppies, kittens, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, 
rabbits, and birds in order to help low-income 
pet owners care for their pets.
Community Common PrayerSunday, August 18
6:30 p.m.
The theme of this month’s service is
“Prayer Service for the New School Year.”
Memorial Service for
Miss Ethel Jane Kerplunk
Saturday, August 24
10:00 a.m.
This special service will honor the life and works
of Miss Ethel Jane Kerplunk,
the founding inspiration for The Ethel Fund, Inc.