Please check with the group leaders for current details
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St. Mark's Church Choir leads the musical aspects of worship under the choir's Musical Director & Organist Andrew Fox.
The choir sings at the Sunday (9.30 am) service. Anthems and special psalm settings are prepared for special occasions. New members welcome.
Weekly Choir Practice:
Mondays, 10.00 am and occasional Thursdays 7.00 pm.
Contact: Mr Andrew Fox - please use the CONTACT FORM
Photo: Peter Downham
To find out more visit the bell ringers web site
St. Mark's Bell Ringers ring the church bells to call people to worship every Sunday morning. The bells also serve to remind those who are housebound that the church is at worship and is praying for them.
New members, adults and young people over 12 years of age, are welcome at any time. Membership and tuition are free. Full details on the bell ringers' web site.
Regular ringing times:
Sundays, 9.00 - 9.30 am
Mondays, 7.30 - 9.00 pm Weekly practice night. Visitors always welcome. Classes for new ringers 6.45-7.30pm by arrangement
The entrance to the belfry is at the foot of the tower, facing the main lawn.
You can ask for the bells to be rung to celebrate special family events such as weddings and wedding anniversaries.
Contact: Sue & Peter Sotheran
The team arranges the flowers in church each week, adding special seasonal displays. They also decorate the church for weddings - speak to the team leader to discuss your requirements.
Weekly Flower arranging session:
(Usually) Fridays, 10.00 am
Contact: Mrs Marion Overend - please use the CONTACT FORM
Messy Church was devised by the Bible Reading Fellowship as a fun-filled way of sharing the life of the church with families. It is found across the world, sharing its Christ-centred values with all ages, based on creativity, hospitality and celebration. Painting, pasting or poster-making - they are all guaranteed messy!
Meetings: Second Saturday in the month 3.30 - 5.30 pm in Church
Contact: Vacancy - please use the CONTACT FORM
St. Mark's Mothers' Union meets several times each month for prayers, coffee mornings, and to hear guest speakers. The MU members also serve as Sidesmen in church on the last Sunday each month. There is a small weekly subscription to cover light refreshments a raffle and the speakers' expenses.
PRAYER MEETING: First Monday, 10.00 am in Church
BRANCH MEETING: Second Wednesday, 1 45 pm in the White House
COFFEE MORNING: Third Wednesday after Morning Service
Contact: Mrs Cynthia Snowball - please use the CONTACT FORM
St Mark's Church supports the food bank that is operated and distributed via the Baptist Church in Redcar. Please leave contributions of non-perishable food and tinned goods in the container at the back of church.
Please note, we cannot accept fresh or frozen food as we do not have appropriate storage.
Contact: Brian Pollit - Please ask in church or please use the CONTACT FORM
St. Mark's Sunday Club
For young people aged from 5 to confirmation age (around 12-14).
The Club meets on Sunday mornings at Church. Meetings start with a Bible Story and a prayer followed by craftwork. Displays of our drawings and paintings share what we have learnt with the congregation.
Weekly Meetings: Sundays at 9.30 am in Church
Contact: Sue Thompson - please use the CONTACT FORM
100 Club A monthly draw for a prize of £40. Proceeds to supplement church funds. Subscription is only 50p per week. To sign up ask for Peter Bragg in church or use the CONTACT FORM
Sacristons - The Sacristons are responsible for the care and cleaning of the church silverware, altar linen and related items.
Weekly work sessions - Friday and Monday mornings
Contact: the Churchwardens or please use the CONTACT FORM
Volunteer Cleaners The church employs a professional cleaner to maintain the body of the building. The 'Brass Rota' team of ladies and gents takes care of all the brass ware and special ornaments in the church.
Weekly work sessions:
Usually Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays, by arrangement
Contact: the Churchwardens or use the CONTACT FORM