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Vacation Bible School – Save the Date

You are invited to VBS this summer at St. Mark’s. We hope you can join us as you discover you’re priceless to God!

When: Monday, July 18th – Friday, July 22nd Where: St. Mark’s
Time: 9:00am-12:00pm

Who: Children (4 years old to 5th Grade)

CLICK BELOW TO REGISTER!

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Questions? Contact Megan McGuire (meg.mcguire7@gmail.com)


Celebration of Solemn Communion/ First Communion/Celebración de la Comunión Solemne/ Primera Comunión

Do you have a 2nd grade child preparing for their Communion Celebration?  We invite all children, 2nd grade or older, who perhaps missed theirs in the past few years, to join us on this special day!   This year, our Communion Celebration will be on Sunday, May 22nd.  To prepare our students, we ask that you register for our Communion Classes on May 1st, May 8th, & May 15th (morning classes are 10:30 am – 11:15 am; afternoon classes are 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm) by emailing Gina Wood at childrensministry@stmarksglenellyn.org.

¿Tiene un niño de segundo grado preparándose para su Celebración de Comunión? ¡Invitamos a todos los niños, de 2.º grado en adelante, que tal vez se perdieron la suya en los últimos años, a unirse a nosotros en este día especial! Este año, nuestra Celebración de Comunión será el domingo 22 de mayo. Para preparar a nuestros estudiantes, le pedimos que se registre para nuestras Clases de Comunión el 1, 8 y 15 de mayo (las clases de la mañana son de 10:30 a. m. a 11:15 a. m.; las clases de la tarde son de 12:00 p. m. a 12:45 p. m.) enviando un correo electrónico a Gina Wood a childrensministry@stmarksglenellyn.org.


Voter Registration/Registro de Votantes en San Marcos

The League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn will offer voter registration at St. Mark’s on two Sundays: Palm Sunday, April 10, and Sunday, May 15. They will be available from 11:15 am – 1:00 pm and following the 1:00 pm service on both Sundays. 

To register, please bring two forms of identification such as a driver’s license and a utility bill that has your current address and your name as it will be when you register. Those who will be turning 18 this year can also register now. Changes of address can also be corrected with current identification. There will be a Spanish-speaking person available to assist as needed. One need not be a St. Mark’s parishioner to register. If you know someone who would like to register, please invite them to come on either Sunday during the hours stated. If you’re confused as to which district you’re in now, you can also stop by either day for that information.  

For additional information, please call Lois Sheridan at 630 668-4620.

La Liga de Mujeres Votantes de Glen Ellyn ofrecerá registro de votantes en San Marcos dos domingos: Domingo de Ramos, 10 de abril, y domingo 15 de mayo. Estarán disponibles de 11:15 am a 1:00 pm y después del 1:00 pm servicio los dos domingos.

Para registrarse, traiga dos formas de identificación, como una licencia de conducir y una factura de servicios públicos que tenga su dirección actual y su nombre, tal como será cuando se registre. Aquellos que cumplirán 18 años este año también pueden registrarse ahora. Los cambios de domicilio también se pueden corregir con identificación vigente. Habrá una persona de habla hispana disponible para ayudar según sea necesario. No es necesario ser feligrés de San Marcos para registrarse. Si conoce a alguien a quien le gustaría registrarse, por favor invítelo a venir cualquiera de los dos domingos durante las horas indicadas. Si no sabe en qué distrito se encuentra ahora, también puede pasar cualquier día para obtener esa información.

Para obtener información adicional, llame a Lois Sheridan al 630 668-4620.


Preschool Registration

Registration for the 2022/23 school year begins this month. Priority registration for current students and alumni begins Tuesday, January 25; priority registration for members of St. Mark’s and current PDO families begins Monday, January 31; and open registration begins Monday, February 7.  Applications are available in the church and preschool offices as well as on our website: www.stmarksglenellyn.org/preschool.

St. Mark’s Preschool is inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy of education. Our school is a place where children can develop a love for learning and an appreciation for the world around them. In the Episcopal tradition, we welcome and embrace children of all faiths and socio-economic backgrounds. St. Mark’s Preschool is a supportive community that integrates the arts, academics, and heath with social and emotional learning.

The Preschool is open to children ages 3 to 5 and offers Monday through Thursday or Tuesday through Thursday preschool classes both mornings and afternoons as well as morning and afternoon Kindergarten Enrichment on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The preschool also offers STEAM and Studio Arts enrichment programs on Friday mornings.  Children must be 3 years of age by September 1 and bathroom-independent.             

For more information about the Preschool or to schedule a tour, please contact Kristine at 630-858-1020 ext. 234.


St. Mark’s Meals Ministry on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month!/ Ministerio de Comidas de San Marcos es el primer y terrier sábado de cada mes!

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will be handing out hot meals from noon to 1:00 pm to all those who could benefit or are in need of a hot meal at the Hillside entrance double door #7. We will be partnering with other Glen Ellyn-Wheaton churches, the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry, and other charitable organizations to promote St. Mark’s Meals. The goal is to eventually expand St. Mark’s Meals to every Saturday of the month throughout the year. The guests will not be entering the church and strict COVID protocols will be observed. The meals will be cooked in Mahon Hall’s kitchen; there will be a different menu each Saturday. 

If you are interested in either being a volunteer or a food donor, please visit stmarksmeals.org. For more information, please contact David Dornblaser at stmarksmeals@stmarksglenellyn.org.

Click here to signup to be a donor and/or a volunteer.


Glen Ellyn Food Pantry – This Week’s Needed Items

We invite you to drop off donations just inside the door of the Pantry, at 493 Forest Avenue, Glen Ellyn. You may also bring donations to St. Mark’s and put them in the shopping cart inside the front doors and we will make sure your donation gets to the Food Pantry. Donations dropped off at church are welcome throughout the year. Call the Pantry at (630) 469-6988 if you need to arrange another drop off time.

Any questions, please contact St. Mark’s representative to the Food Pantry, Joyce Frawley, at (630) 476-5655.


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