Events

"For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them. (Matthew 18:20, NRSV)

Birdsboro Senior Group at St. Mark’s 

Our next get together is May 16. We will have a craft and Keystone Villa will be doing a talk on putting a plan together for the future.  All are welcome. The group will gather on the first and third Thursday of each month. Doors will open at 9 AM. Anyone 55 and over in the Birdsboro area is welcome. Bingo will be the first Thursday of each month and a craft on the third Thursday of the month. Both will start at 9:30. A home cooked meal will be served at Noon followed by another activity to be announced.

Transportation is available. Please call the office to make arrangements.

Support the Bear Creek Camp Scholarship Program

There will be a dinner to support the fund on Friday, May 3. Come join us from 5 PM to 6:30 PM. The theme is Cinco de Mayo.

There will be a goodwill donation. All proceeds will be going to send our youth to camp.

Native American Ministry

At this time we are collecting School Supplies (book bags, pens, pencils, paper, binders, etc.). In addition to school supplies the children need new underwear and socks (all sizes, both genders).

They are also in need of non-perishable foods (canned fruits, veggies, tuna, spam, chicken, etc.). Lastly, baby diapers and wipes.

If you are interested in making any donations, there will be a Native American box in the Narthex. Thanks for all your support.

Birdsboro Food Pantry

On February 6th, Hopewell Love will be resuming the Community Dinners from 5 pm to 7 pm. They will be the first Tuesday of every month here at St. Mark’s. A licensed pharmacist will be on hand for general questions.

The food distribution will continue to be on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 4:30pm to 6:30pm with no to go meals.

This ministry is a part of Hopewell Love Inc. To find out more about Hopewell Love visit here. Donations for Hopewell Love can be sent to the address below.

Hopewell Love

PO Box 396, Douglassville PA  19518

Laundry Love 

Hopewell Love Laundry Love ministry has asked if St. Mark’s would help with the on-going need of laundry detergent. Donations of new detergent bottles can be dropped off in the narthex.

John Maicher Memorial Scholarship 

John Maicher was a member here at St. Mark’s. Sadly he lost his life to a rare medical condition. John’s family and friends started the John Maicher Memorial Scholarship as a way to cope with his death and keep his memory alive. As we all know this past year has taken its toll on fundraising. Please consider giving a donation to this Scholarship to keep his memory alive. Checks should be made to the John Maicher Memorial Scholarship and mailed to M & T Bank, 248 North Mill Street, Birdsboro, PA 19508.

Housewarming Baskets 

The Outreach Committee will be putting together items for families leaving Safe Berks to take with them once safe housing is found. Items will include: dishpan, dish towels and cloths, drying pad, hot pads, table settings for 4, silverware, dish soap. Place settings have been donated from the VFW and Fabric ministry will provide dish cloths. Please consider donating any of the other items to these families in need. BB&B is providing meals to Safe Berks through October.