Attention, Dog Owners: Announcements

Attention, Dog Owners: After worship today, you may want to head over to Dogtoberfest, being
held at The Gregory School (3231 N Craycroft Rd.). It’s a carnival for dogs (and an annual fundraiser for Handi-Dogs). Admission tickets are $5 each, with lots of canine activities available, as
well as food and drink. Be sure to stop by the St. Mark’s Animal Ministry booth and say hi to our
own volunteers! (More info at
All Saints’ Sunday is next Sunday, Nov. 2nd: The Bell Banner will be in the courtyard today for
you to attach the name of your lost loved ones on a card as a memorial. The Bell Banner will be
processed next week, All Saints’ Sunday, Nov. 2nd.
The Fine Arts & Crafts Guild is still looking for volunteers to help us out at our Masterpiece Festival on Nov. 1st. We will have a table in the courtyard, again today. We are asking for twohour shifts, and the schedule will be posted at our table to show you what the different shifts will
involve. Please consider helping us out. St. Mark’s is well-known for having the best volunteers at
an arts & crafts fair in Tucson.
GREEN TEAM ANNUAL HOLIDAY COFFEE SALE: Members of the Green Team will be taking
orders for the annual coffee sale today and November 2 on the patio between services. Coffee
will be delivered November 2 and 9. 12 oz. bags of Fair Trade Organic Coffee are $10.00 each.
K-Cups are available – 12 cups for $10.00. Your purchase benefits UMCOR and small sustainable third world farms. Proceeds will be used for “green” projects at St. Mark’s.
You’re invited to United Methodist Church of Casa Grande, 1515 N. Trekell Rd., Casa Grande,
AZ for Roma Mission in Action on Saturday, Nov. 1st, 11:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Men,
women and youth are invited to a special program with leaders of a Roma Shelter (an international mission interest) in Prague, Czech Republic. Program ends with opportunity for questions
followed by a free soup & salad lunch. Reservations required by Oct. 27th. For further program
information, contact Bethany Lambrect ([email protected]). For lunch reservations,
contact Cindey Blaydes ([email protected] or 520-723-0347).
United Methodist Women will be hosting a craft/bake sale during the Masterpiece Festival on
Saturday, Nov. 1st. Any homemade items are greatly appreciated and should be delivered
to the library (crafts) or Rooms 17/18 (baked goods) on Friday, October 31st at 9:00 a.m.
Contact Priscilla McInnis, with any questions.
Next Sunday, Nov. 2nd, children in grades 5-12 are invited to Fellowship Hall immediately following Sunday School hour. You will learn about an exciting new music opportunity. You don’t
have to know how to read music or sing. Just show up! Parents, be sure to look for the article in
this week’s Messenger for full details. Please mark you calendars and plan to stay for a short 2030 minute program.
(Please submit announcements to [email protected])
The Over 50’s Lunch Group will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4th at The Taste of
Texas, 8310 N. Thornydale Rd . Everyone is welcome, especially those new to the church and
returning winter visitors. We look forward to seeing you all again. Please also mark your calendars for our Christmas celebration on Thursday, Dec. 11th at Michelangelo’s Restaurant on
Magee. (Note change of day for December only.) For reservations, please call Agnes Fisher by
noon on Monday, Nov. 3rd.
Membership Care Committee is sponsoring a “tablet event.” On the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, the event will be here at St. Mark’s in Room 20 beginning Nov. 8th and 22nd.
On the first and third Saturdays it will be at Lifecare Center of Tucson, 6211 N La Cholla, in the
Dining Room. The Aquiam, a high school computer club, will participate with us. Anyone interested in learning something about electronic tablets, various APPS that are available, electronic
video phone conversations, etc., is welcome. (NOTE: There will be a few ‘extra’ electronic tablets
available for you to see/use, if you don’t have one of your own.) Contact David Farnsworth
or Kay Hayworth if you have questions.
At 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, St. Mark’s annual all-church conference will be
held. Everyone is welcome to attend, and leaders and committee members are expected. Our
new District Superintendent, Rev. Dottie Escobedo-Frank will be here to preside over the meeting, which will include election of officers for 2015, approval of pastors’ compensation for 2015,
membership report, approval of lay servants, and other business. In addition, Rev. Dottie Escobedo-Frank will be leading a discussion on her vision and hopes for the church, and listen to our
plans and dreams for St. Mark’s. Also, some Covenant Council items will be presented, as this
meeting will take the place of the 11/18/14 Covenant Council meeting, which will not be held.
Did You Know...
Four members of our St. Mark’s community leave today on a week-long mission trip to Salt Lake
City. They will be packaging emergency supply boxes to be shipped to disaster sites throughout
the world by the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) West Depot.
These people need
our prayers and
Please send a card
this week.
Eldon and Jackie Vickers
Sandra Rush
[email protected]
Thoughts & Prayers Go Out To...
Roy Baughman
Jane Berson
William Billieros
Jo Carter
Jim Deputy
Carol Holdeman
Cheri Holgerson
Arlin Hubka
Conrad Jackson (Denver)
Karen Linebarrier
Ruth Machtley
Joyce O’Conner
Lona Lee Stauffacher
Ray Tyler
Don Woodard
October 26, 2014 — November 1, 2014
Adult Mission Trip
8:15 AM
Traditional Worship—Sanctuary
9:00 AM
Children’s Choir—Rm. 18
9:30 AM
Confirmation Class—Rm. 20
9:30 AM
Covenant Bible Study—Rm. 17
9:30 AM
Exploring Membership—Library
9:45 AM
Sunday School
9:45 AM
Traditional Worship—Sanctuary
11:00 AM
Open Doors—Rm. 9
11:00 AM Meditation Gardens Board—Conf. Rm.
11:15 AM
The Gathering—Sanctuary
11:15 AM
Adult Sunday School
6:00 PM
Disciple II—Rm. 20
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
UMYF—Wesley House
9:00 AM
10:00 AM
1:00 PM
4:00 PM
6:30 PM
7:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:00 PM
1:30 PM
5:30 PM
6:30 PM
7:00 PM
Adult Mission Trip
*Passages in Caregiving II—Rm. 23
*Passages in Caregiving—Med. Rm.
*Grief Support—Counselor’s Office
Bells Rehearsal—Sanctuary
Gamblers Anonymous—Rm.23
Gam-Anon—Meditation Rm.
Prayer Ministry—Rm. 20
Adult Mission Trip
8:00 AM
Messenger Folders—Rm. 17/18
10:00 AM
Wednesday Bible Study—Library
12:00 PM
5:45 PM
Wednesday Night Meal—
Fellowship Hall
6:15 PM
Soul Station—Fellowship Hall
6:15 PM
Folk Choir Rehearsal—Choir Rm.
6:30 PM
Children’s Ministry—Rm. 8/9
7:30 PM Chancel Choir Rehearsal—Sanctuary
9:00 AM
6:30 PM
Adult Mission Trip
Quilters—Rm. 17/18
Praise Team Practice—Sanctuary
Adult Mission Trip
7:30 AM Bulletin Folders—Rm.20
9:00 AM Masterpiece Festival Prep—Fellowship Hall/Kitchen/17/18/Library
9:30 AM
Bits & Pieces—Wesley House
A Brush with Kindness
9:00 AM Masterpiece Festival—Campus Wide
Adult Mission Trip
Jesus In the Gospel—Rm. 17/18
NO Advisory Board
SPRC—Conf. Rm.
Al-Anon—Meditation Rm.
*If planning to attend for the first time, please
contact Lane Harmon at 297-6228.
This Week at Soul Station
Join Pastor Sharon on Wednesday, Oct. 29th, as she will “go deeper” with today’s
sermon, Water of Life. All are welcome.
5:45 p.m. - Light supper
6:15 p.m. - Announcements, Children’s Moment
6:30 p.m. - Worship/Study time
6:30 p.m. - Children’s Programs
7:05 p.m. - Communion
Sunday Worship Schedule
8:15 / 9:45 AM - Traditional Worship in the
sanctuary accompanied by
an organ/piano.
11:15 AM The Gathering
Contemporary Worship in the sanctuary
accompanied by a band.
or The Gifts You Bring Today
Thanks F
Wayne and Phyllis Stevens (8:15)
Curt and Pat Adams (9:45)
(8:15, 9:45 & 11:15 AM)
Infants & Toddlers
Rm. 15
(9:45 AM)
3 - 4 Year-olds
Rm. 4
Rm. 3
Kindergarten - First Grade
Rm. 14
Second - Third Grades
Fourth Grade
Rm. 1
Fifth - Sixth Grades
Rm. 8/9
Jr. & Sr. High
Wesley House
Discipleship Rm. 12
Harmony of the Gospels
For Adults (11:15 AM)
Gospel of Matthew
Rm. 18
All adults are invited to join any of our adult
classes at any time.
Please come as the Spirit leads you.
Wednesday Night Worship Schedule
5:45 PM - Light meal - Fellowship Hall
6:15 PM - Soul Station - Fellowship Hall
6:30 PM - Children’s Ministries
Sunday School For All Ages
For Adults (9:45 AM)
Family Life Making Wise Decisions Rm. 23
on the
Given by Alex, Amy and Tom Henrikson and Bob and
Robert Ross Jr. in loving memory of Sylvia Ross.
Ron Patton (8:15)
Hannah Eblen (9:45)
The Fourth Sunday Team
Organ ist / Accompan ist
Sondra Franks
Lira Makarova
Special Music
Folk Choir, directed by Sondra Franks
Chancel Choir, directed by Elizabeth Schauer
The Sound Team
Refreshment Hosts
JoAnn Reisner and Ann Skow (9:15)
Martha Mazzolini, Marlene Anderson, Joyce and Lukas
Hardage, Bear and Jessica Peters (10:45)
Scripture Reading for
Sunday, November 2nd:
John 6:22-51