St. Mark's United Church

A Progressive, Inclusive, Life-Affirming Community of Faith

Past Events


This week is Pentecost Sunday (June12th), when we will be welcoming thirteen new members by transfer of membership.

Service begins at 11:00 A.M. or come early for refreshment and fellowship at 10:30 A.M.


If you are interested in learning more about “The Week of Guided Prayer”,
please join us tonight, May 20th at 7:00pm at St. Mark’s.

We are planning a relaxing evening of companionship and reflection.


St Mark’s 2011 Yard Sale on Sat June 11th is quickly approaching. As you do your spring cleaning please put aside any gently used items that are in working condition for our Yard Sale…Items like tools, toys, books, sports equipment, furniture, bikes, jewelry, small appliances, electronics, kitchen ware…etc.

Also mark the dates on your calendar to come out and help. We always need lots of assistance and it’s a fun way to get to know one another better. We will be setting up Thurs June 9th and Fri June 10th and selling on Sat June 11th.


On May 26th  at 7:00PM, the Membership, Social and Worship Ministry Teams will be hosting a Volunteer Appreciation evening to thank those who help out during the year.

If you are interested in volunteering, whether it be greeting, doing committee work, etc., please join us.  All are welcome!

Earth Day 2011, United Church ObserverDocs: To The Ends of the Earth

Alanna Mitchell, member of Eastminster United Church,
visits the Arctic and the Antarctic, where she examines global warming
as it effects all of creation - humans, animals, and the very earth.



        Holy Week Services at St. Mark's

        Apr 17th – Palm Sunday

        Apr 22nd – Good Friday 11:00am

        Apr 24th – Easter Sunday Communion




Art Show/Sale here at St Mark’s! Save the Date 

Melinda Calway will be having a showcase of paintings & drawings including watercolours from her recent France trip…so please save the date by marking it on your calendar.     This is a seed project as 20% of revenue from paintings sold will be donated to St Mark’s. 

The dates will be Friday May 6th afternoon/evening & Saturday May 7th.

More details to follow.  In the meantime, check out Melinda's website at

R O M (Royal Ontario Museaum) WATER EXHIBIT

Saturday, April 30th at 10:30 A.M.

Youth (18 and under) FREE

Adults $22.00

Please see Jeffrey at Church on Sunday or contact the office for more details.

MIles Ruiz Barnes, a young film maker from St. Mark's, has just completed his latest video.

Time Machine, by Relic, was filmed at St Mark's and features several members from the congregation. 

What talent!  Thanks to all.  If you can't see the film here, try this direct link: 





The Lenten Daily Reflections book “Rising with the Morning Star” is now available in the Church office ($10.00 each) 

Please call the Church office (416-439-8623) to  arrange for a copy.

Who Am I - Awakening the Spirit Within.
Saturday March 5
1:30 to 4:30 PM
Fee: $20
Does the thought of creating a piece of art intimidate you?
Then come and join us at this workshop.
Through the use of collage, tap into your creative side - even if you didn't know you had one.
No art experience required. Creating a collage can be a truly spiritual experience.
This event is geared for adults.
Materials will be provided but you are welcome to bring items like photographs
to incorporate into the piece that you will take home.
Led by Melinda Calway sponsored by Christian Education.
Please contact Leslie Wright for more information. Limit 25 people.


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