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Church Groups

Bumps, Babies and Beyond

A friendly group meeting at St Mark’s Church.
Quiet room for babies under one,
Free-play, craft and snack for toddlers. Family story and song time.
Meet others, make friends, eat cake.
Free to attend.
Every Tuesday 10am-12pm.


We have an active and enthusiastic robed choir made up of adults and younger people. Rehearsals are on Friday evenings in church. Please contact Tony Hopkins, our organist, for further information.

Lectern at St Mark's Church

Bible Study

The Bible Study Group meets to explore and share understanding of the scriptures in a relaxed and informal way. The group meets in church on the fourth Tuesday morning of the month. Further information is available from the Vicar, Mervyn John or Robert Baker.

Bell Ringers at St Mark's Church

Bell Ringers

Our six bells are rung every Sunday morning and on other special occasions by the regular band. Ringing practice is on Tuesday evening.
David Mitchell, the tower captain, would be pleased to hear from you if you would like to join them.

Bible Study at St Mark's Church

Study Groups

Study Groups are held at different times of the year to offer an opportunity to reflect on aspects of the Christian faith. In Lent 2018, the course is ‘On the Third Day’ and will be held in the vicarage on Wednesday evenings and repeated on Friday afternoons.

Hands Praying

Prayer Group

St Mark’s Prayer Group meets to offer prayer and praise to God in the
warm and welcoming surroundings of Elizabeth Court in Brough Road.
There is always informal fellowship to follow, often with tea and cakes!
Meetings are on the second Wednesday of the month and everyone is
welcome. Elsie Nicholson has more information if you need it.

Wednesday Fellowship

The Wednesday Fellowship organises a range of activities for its meetings
including guest speakers, coach trips and ‘bring and share’ lunches.
Meetings are held in the Scout Hut during the second week of each month,
but not always on a Wednesday!
Please ask Shirley Harrison for details of meetings, or look out for information on the our What’s On page.

Flowers at St Mark's Church

Flower arranging

Floral arrangements and seasonal decoration of the church enhances our
worship and is generously supported by the congregation. Marie Hopkins
would be very happy to hear from you if you would be interested in
contributing to this group.

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