St. Mark Blood Drive will be April 25, 2021. When you give blood, you save up to 3 lives. So now is the time to sign up! You can sign up here: www.redcrossblood.org Sponsor code: stmark1 OR Call 800-733-2767 Sponsor code: stmark1 Click here for a flyer with more information.
The Peace and Justice Commission recommends two conferences in April with the theme “Imagine God’s Earth and People Restored.” Several of our members have attended these annual conferences in Washington DC and have reported to us with enthusiasm. In this Covid year, they are being offered virtually so are more accessible to all at no or low expense from the comfort of our homes·
April 7-9 will be the PC(USA) Training days. It will offer an opportunity to support this global movement centered on and led by the people and communities most vulnerable to climate impacts due to historic racial and colonial inequities. Click here for more information and to register. No fee required.·
April 19-21 will be the Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) with different opportunities to delve into the above. Together, attendees will passionately advocate and reimagine a world that lives out the values of justice, equity and the beloved community. Click here for more information and to register. Early bird registration before April 1 is $25 and Student and Limited-income $15.
Honoring the legacy and character of Patrick “Patty” Turner, this scholarship will be awarded to graduating seniors who plan to attend a Vocational School or Community College. Patrick wished for more kindness and inclusivity in our schools and community, and those traits are the focus of this application. A minimum of $500 will be awarded to each recipient. The application, deadline and more details can be found at patrickspurposefoundation.org. Click on the Scholarship button at the top to learn more.