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 pages.

 

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.

Contact:  Sue & Peter Sotheran,

Home Farm, Yearby, Redcar TS11 8HQ. Tel 01642 471662

To find out more visit the bell ringers web site

  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, 47 Kirkleatham Ave, Marske. TS11 7EN Tel. 01642 484551

Photo: Peter Downham

Flower Arrangers: 

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, 29 Fir Rigg Drive, Marske. TS11 6BZ  Tel. 01642 471853

St. Mark's Ladies' Fellowship meets twice each month on the second and fourth Wednesdays at 7.30 pm from September to June. Guest speakers cover topics ranging from Ardvaarks to Zoetropes. There is a small weekly subscription to cover light refreshments and the speakers' expenses.

Monthly Meetings:

Second and fourth Wednesdays at 7.30 pm in the White House

Contact: Mrs Jean Wardell  Tel: 01642 471530

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!

 

Monthly Meetings: 2nd Saturday of the month, 3.30 - 5.30 pm in Church

 

Contact:

Mrs Cynthia Snowball, 36 Woodford Close, Marske. TS11 6AJ Tel. 01642 271147

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.

 

Monthly Meetings:

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

EVENING MEETING:  Fourth Monday, 7.00 pm, members' homes

 

Contact: Mrs Cynthia Snowball 36 Woodford Close, Marske, TS11 6AJ     Tel: 01642 271147

Food Bank

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: Kevin & Elizabeth Wass

St. Mark's Sunday Club

For young people aged from 4 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  Tel: 07814 686733

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: Dorothy Kirton  Tel: 01642 484229

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

Sunday Services:

    8.00 am Holy Communion (said)

  10.00 am Family Communion (sung)

Weekday Services:

 

   Mon:   7.00 pm Holy Communion 

   Wed: 10.00 am Holy Communion

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Seasonal services are held at Christmas, Easter and throughout the year

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Since January 2017

 6 Windy Hill Lane,

      Marske-by-the-Sea

      Redcar. TS11 7BN

     Tel: 01642 482896

since January 2017

Sunday Worship resumes

Sunday 5th July

There will be a single Sunday Service at 9.00am for the next few weeks (subject to review as the restrictions change.)

Wednesday morning services resume on Wednesday 8th at 10.00am. 

National guidelines require a number of changes to our customs and practices, please be guided by the ChurchWardens and staff.

The church will not be open for private prayer Monday - Friday in order to comply with the requirement for a 72 hour gap between services. We look forward to welcoming you back to St. Mark's.

Weddings & Baptisms: please contact the Vicar (01642 482896)

Funerals: please consult your funeral director.