Church Tower Open Day - Sunday 31st July 2.30- 4.00pm
St. Mark's Church Tower will be open to visitors on Sunday 31st July, 2.30pm - 4.00pm.
Visit the bellringers' room with non-stop demo's and video show
Climb up to see the bells
See the Victorian Clock
Bring a camera - take photos from the tower roof - views from Teesmouth to Saltburn
ADMISSION FREE! Collection bowl for donations to the tower repair fund (We already have £9000 towards the £107k needed.
Tea and homemade cakes served on the church lawns all afternoon.
NOTE: children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult and may only vist the Ringers' Room (We regret that under-12s may not climb to the bells or tower roof.)
'Sensible' footwear is essential - flip-flops & loose sandals are not safe on the ladder. Ladies are advised to wear shorts or jeans when climbing the ladder.
Advance notice: Teddy-Bear's Death Slide returns in September. Is your bear or soft toy brave enough to zoom down the death slide from the top of the tower? Prizes for the bear or soft toy with the most sponsorship. Full details will follow shortly.
Shop online and support St Mark's Church
EasyFundRaising has discount deals with over 6,500 online suppliers. Sign up and nominate St Mark's PCC as the charity that you support - it's free!
Over 6,500 online websites including eBay, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com and M&S, Plusnet, Sky and Vodaphone donate up to 5% of the value of your purchases to help maintain St. Mark's church. The donations are taken from their 'mark-up' or profit margin so they don't cost you a penny extra!
Sign up to EasyFundRaising and download a small app that will alert you whenever you visit a website that supports the service. That's virtually all you need do.
The website will automatically donate a small percentage of the value of your shopping basket - at no cost to you - and pass it to your nominated charity.
Tea on the Lawn
Sunday afternoons, 2.30pm - 4.00pm
Sunday 31st July - also Tower Open Day
Sunday 21st August
Sunday 4th September - also Teddy-bear 'Death Slide'
The work of St Mark's Church continues, even more so during these dificult times. Please continue to support the Church's work.
If you are unable to attend church at present please send your contribution through St. Mark's Just Giving page.
Please remember to tick the GiftAid box if you wish us to reclaim the tax on your gift. You can make a single gift or arrange to make a monthly donation.
New Meeting Room
The White House
Major building improvements
We have raised and spent over £65,000 during the lock-down periods. While the building stood unused we siezed the opportunity to complete a wide range of improvements.
New heating system
A new small meeting room
New windows and toilets
Flat roof replaced over new meeting room
New floor covering in the Main Hall, Small Hall (Coffee Bar) and entrance
New fitted kitchen supplied by Welham of Marske
The work continues:
As funds become available we plan to:
Decorate the two main halls & new light fittings (£13,000)
- Improve wheelchair access.
Paint the outside
The church has a Just Giving page. Please support this essential work which benefits so many of Marske's community groups.
Sign up to our Easy Fund Raising scheme. When you purchase from any of 6,500 online retailers and services, they will donate a small percentage of their profit margin to St. Mark's PCC. Supporters have already raised several hundred pounds for St. Mark's through their online shopping. It costs you nothing! Sign up to our 'Silent Army of Fundraisers as you shop online.
If you prefer to make a BACS transfer, please email the church treasurer for our bank details.
Please check with group leaders during the Covid-19 restrictions
Al Anon: Mondays, 10.00am
Healthy Fit: Wednesdays 5.00pm & Fridays 6.00pm
Sing Song Community Choir: Alternate Saturdays - Jacydandelion@gmail.com
Slimming Mondays 9.30am -
World: Bridget - 07429 624987
Mondays 3.30pm, 5.30pm & 7.30pm - Julie 07989 673359
Tai Chi: Fridays 9.30am
Take Heart: Tuesdays 9.30am & Thursdays 6.30pm
Weight Watchers: Thursdays 9.00am
Yorkshire Countrywomen's Association: Monthly 2nd Tuesday 1.00pm
The White House is available to hire for your community or charity event as well as for functions such as children's parties, weddings, family celebrations and regular meetings.
Enquiries: Mrs. K Callaghan - 07412 656492