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Shared Meals during 2015

Parish day May 2013

Sharing hospitality is a good way to get to know more people at St Mark’s… Continue reading

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for socialising

Nurturing community is an important aspect of St Mark’s. We offer a social and events programme to provide members of the congregation with the opportunity to get to know each other outside formal worship times and to develop supportive relationships … Continue reading

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Nurturing Community: In the Spirit! Parish Activity Day 18 May 2013

Parish weekend circle dance

On Saturday 18 May we’re building on our successful parish weekend through a parish activity day: Nurturing Community – ‘In the Spirit!’. It will be another chance for everyone in the St Mark’s community to come together, relaxing in the … Continue reading

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Consultation on St Mark’s engagement with Social Justice – Saturday 2 February 2013

Social Justice

People at St Mark’s have long seen a need to relate their faith to social action. Since the early 1990s, the Social Responsibility Group (SRG) has been the church’s umbrella body for activities of this kind, though SRG has not had an … Continue reading

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St Mark’s Christmas Lunch – 25 December 2012

Christmas Lunch 2011

Following on from the last two year’s successful festive celebrations, Christmas lunch will once again be served at around 1.00 pm. Also, if you are able to help in some way or donate food or funds, please contact Gary Grief (ggrief@somail.it). … Continue reading

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Welcome students!

Jen at the beginning of a new term

St Mark’s is an open, welcoming church for people from all walks of life who wish to learn more about Jesus and Christian faith and seek the freedom to ask the big questions.

St Mark’s has much to offer you: sensible and responsible theology; services that vary from traditional to alternative; an engaging programme for learning and exploration; socials that take us to the Lake District and beyond; and, above all, a community to which you can belong and where you can make your home. Continue reading

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Enough for everyone’s need, but not for everyone’s greed

We know that it’s possible to feed everyone on the planet, but many go hungry. Oxfam are campaigning to ensure that, in a world where there’s enough food to go around, no-one has to go to bed hungry. With your … Continue reading

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Sermon preached on 22nd January 2012

“Wedding guest turns water into abundant wine. A servant from a rich household in the peasant village of Cana reported that a large number of guests, including a woman called Mary and her son, Jesus, were at a wedding feast. … Continue reading

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Auction of Promises – Shrove Tuesday (21st February)

An auction hammer and sign

On Shrove Tuesday, following the annual Pancake Party, St Mark’s will be holding it’s inaugural ‘Auction of Promises’. Continue reading

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Parish Weekend Away – September 2012

Hayes Centre

In September 2012 the community of St Mark’s will be sharing time “Nurturing Community”, spending time together in work, rest and play, at the Hayes conference centre in Swanwick, Derbyshire. Click here for more details.
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