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There's a place for you in St. Mark's photo directory!

St. Mark’s is getting ready to create a new photo directory, and we need everyone to help make it complete! We have chosen to partner with Lifetouch for professional photography that will connect our members and put names with the many faces here at St. Mark's. Lifetouch will take photographs of our families starting Oct. 14. Both daytime and evening appointments are available. Each family photographed will receive a free 8x10 portrait and a printed directory. Schedule your portrait session today!

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Men's Ministry offering transportation to worship

Would you or a family member like to attend church but you don't have transportation? Do you know someone who would like a ride to church? We can help. St. Mark's Men's Ministry is now offering rides to the 9:00 a.m. worship service on Sundays. Please don't let transportation difficulties keep you from joining us. We would love to have your company and fellowship! Contact Bob Matoush at 402-486-3425 or Frank Tomes at 402-540-8302 to make transportation arrangements.

Job Opening: weekend janitor

St. Mark’s is looking for a part time weekend (Saturday & Sunday) janitor and setup person. Responsibilities will include cleaning bathrooms, kitchen, vacuuming, cleaning carpets, setting up tables and chairs and taking them down. This position will include 10–16 hours each weekend. Please contact Terry Bowers at 402-489-8885 ext. 106 for an application and details.

Mid-week fellowship for all ages

Wednesdays | 5:30-8:00 p.m. | Upper Fellowship Hall

This is your mid-week opportunity to meet for fellowship with your St. Mark's friends during the school year. It starts with a delicious meal from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., followed by programs, classes and rehearsals for children, youth and adults. RSVPs for the meal are appreciated and strongly encouraged. | Cost for meal: $7 for adults, $3 for children (under age 12), $20 maximum per family (from same household)

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'All In' four-week study with Pastor John Lacey

All In: You Are One Decision Away from a Totally Different Life
Wednesdays through October 1, 2014 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Bliss Chapel

The Gospel costs nothing. You can't earn it or buy it. It can only be received as a free gift, compliments of God's grace. It doesn't cost anything, but it demands everything. It demands that we go "all in," a term that simply means placing all that you have into God's hands. The message of All In is simple: If Jesus is not Lord of all then Jesus is not Lord at all. It's all or nothing. It's now or never. Kneeling at the foot of the cross of Christ and surrendering to His Lordship is a radical act of dethroning yourself and enthroning Christ as King. It's also an act of disowning yourself. Nothing belongs to you. Not even you. Join Pastor John for this life changing study as we go "all in!"

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Become a hospice volunteer

Pathways to Compassion Hospice is seeking caring individuals who desire to make a difference in the lives of hospice patients and their families. Contribute your time, lend a helping hand and a listening heart by becoming a supportive addition to the Hospice Team. Initial and ongoing training provided. If you are interested, please contact Callie Slater LCSW at or call 402-474-0020.

Conference launches campaign to improve public education

Thursday, October 2, 2014 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Saint Paul UMC, 1144 M St

Bishop Scott Jones is bringing the Great Plains Conference's campaign for better public education to Nebraska this fall. It's called the Big, Hairy, Audacious Education Caravan, and Lincoln will be one of its three stops throughout the state. This event will feature local public education experts and advocates, all in support of the conference's plan to increase collaboration among United Methodist congregations, schools and community partners to help local schools. The conference will also be streaming this event live from its website.

Learn More  »   Facebook Event Page »   Live Stream  »

Join the Book Group in October

Thursday, October 2, 2014 | 1:15-2:30 p.m. | Lower Fellowship Hall

St. Mark's Thursday Afternoon Book Group's will be celebrating their 10th anniversary with refreshments and memories of the many books read over the years. Come and meet with the founders of this group and have lots of fun. It may be a group you would be interested in!

Fall Garage Sale supports Youth Ministry

Thursday, October 2-Saturday, October 4, 2014 | 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Bus Barn

Bring donations to the bus barn on the northeast side of our campus, and then come back and shop to support our Youth Ministry programs!

Waffleman fundraiser for library

Sunday, October 5, 2014 | 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | Family Life Center

Don't miss out on the world-famous Waffleman's waffles! Come enjoy all-you-can-eat Belgian waffles, scrumptious sausage, different flavored syrups and whipped cream, plus drinks. Proceeds go to support your St. Mark's Library and other church projects. Tickets are $6 per person and will be on sale in the Narthex on Sunday, Sept. 28, and at the door on Oct. 5. Children age 5 and under eat free. Mark your calendars and join us!

Pet Blessing Service

Sunday, October 5, 2014 | 2:00 p.m. | East Lawn

Join Pastor Wayne Alloway for our annual outdoor celebration of God's love, care and concern for all creatures, great and small. This is followed by the individual blessing of household pets. All pets are welcome, but for everyone's safety, please make sure they are either on a leash or in a carrier. You are also invited to bring old blankets/towels, cat/dog treats, laundry detergent, dish soap, scoopable kitty litter and newspaper to the service to be donated to Hearts United for Animals.

Helping Hands Ministry fundraiser

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 | 5:00-6:30 p.m. | Upper Fellowship Hall

Helping Hands Ministry has emerged as an outgrowth of our growing men's group, with the mission of assisting others in need of handyman services they are unable to perform themselves. These projects may occasionally require an expenditure for supplies, so these Good Samaritans have started a fund to support these needs. The men will be fundraising by grilling hamburgers and hot dogs with all the fixin's, along with baked beans, autumn greens salad, chips, and homemade cookies and bars for dessert on Oct. 8. Tickets will be available on Sundays starting Sept. 28, and are $7 per person, and $3 for children under age 12, or $20 max per family (2 adults and children from same household).

If you could benefit from assistance from the men of the Helping Hands Ministry, or if you're interested in offering your services, please contact Gayle Schroeder, Director of Adult Ministry, at 402-489-8885, ext. 118 for more information.

Bravehearted Boys — Oct. 8

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 | 6:30 p.m. | Sanctuary

How does a super mom or dad raise a super man? That's where Bravehearted Boys: The Superhero Experience can help! It's an all-new parent-son night where bravery is rewarded, fun is guaranteed and capes are optional! Developed for parents and their boys ages 5-12, this one-of-a-kind connecting experience is boy-friendly, dad-endorsed and mother-approved. Come dressed as your favorite superhero character! Tickets are available for $12 in advance at St. Mark's or online through iTickets, or $15 at the door. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

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Pumpkin & Gourd Sale

October 12, 2013 | 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | Connection Way

Support St. Mark's landscaping projects by shopping at the Garden Group's annual pumpkin and gourd sale!

St. Mark's hosting CROP Hunger Walk

Sunday, October 12, 2014 | 12:00-6:00 p.m. | St. Mark's Campus

CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by Church World Service to raise funds to end hunger at home and around the world. Don’t miss out on this chance to change of lives of others in a positive way! Sign up today in the Youth Center or at the Youth Ministry Booth on Sunday. People of all ages are encouraged to walk…rain or shine! If you are unable to participate in the CROP Walk, please consider sponsoring someone who is.

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