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.

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Cranberries Chocolate Cakes

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, 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'


Regular Giving

 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.

Just Giving page

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New Meeting Room

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New Toilets

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.

Regular Meetings: 

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 -

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