Please help us support our local Ormskirk food bank. wp0433b7e5_06

Donations can be left at the back of the church or in the school reception area.

Thank you.

For more info click here.

St. Mark’s “Beetle Drive” 2019

At 2.00 p.m. on Saturday 26th October a number of us gathered in the Parish Hall for a bit of fun!   We ran a “Beetle Drive”! Some people had never been to one before but they soon got the hang of things after everything had been explained. Things started off quite calmly but became increasingly […]

Vicar’s Newsletter – November 2019

Dear Friends, As you may have noticed from the article in the magazine I have been appointed by Bishop Paul, our Bishop of Liverpool to be the Ormskirk Area Dean, also at the same time, Andy Pugh, our reader at St Marks, has been appointed Chaplain to the Readers in Ormskirk.  These are both challenging […]

Churches Together Barn Dance 2019

At 7.30 p.m. on Saturday 12th October the Scarisbrick churches worked together to host a Barn Dance in the Scarisbrick Village Hall. Representatives from St. Elizabeth’s, St. Mark’s and Bescar Lane Churches had worked hard to set up the hall, the food and the raffle for the night. The evening began with a delicious supper […]

St. Mark’s Harvest Festival, 2019

St. Mark’s church celebrated the harvest on Sunday 6th October. However, before that, many people, including children from St. Mark’s School, had spent a great deal of time and effort decorating the church for the occasion. The celebration was in three parts. It began with a family service at 11.00 a.m. As the congregation arrived […]

Vicar’s Newsletter October 2019

Dear Friends, What is your prayer time like and how are you with God? I ask because at the moment I am reading a book, called Silence and Solitude, which gives instructions and advice on how to spend time in the company of God.  I am being called not to chatter, not to be distracted, […]

The Good Shepherd Harvest Festival 2019

At 3.00 p.m. on Sunday 22nd September, at The God Shepherd Mission, the Harvest was celebrated with a Holy Communion Service led by the Rev. Eileen Heaney. The church looked wonderful and people had obviously spent a lot of time and effort to make it look so seasonally amazing. The talk was based on the […]

Alpha Launch Night 2019

At 7.30 p.m. on Tuesday 17th September an Alpha Launch Night was held in St. Mark’s Parish Hall. We were welcomed as we arrived and soon were sitting down with friends old and new. We were entertained by The Rag Tag Misfits … and enjoyed tasty snacks and refreshing drinks. Ross then welcomed everybody and […]

Vicar’s newsletter September 2019

Dear Friends, Good to write to you again after our month break. The other day I was driving along listening to “Pause for thought” on Radio two.  It was a lady who was telling us about her grandfather who had passed away and the enormous influence he had on her life and how much she […]

St. Mark’s Luncheon Club “Mystery Tour” – 7th August 2019

On Wednesday 7th August, ST Mark’s Luncheon Club had a Mystery Coach Tour before they had their lunch! The journey ended at The Barn, Scorton (Near Garstang). There we had a lovely high–tea in the Garden Pavilion. Afterwards we had time to look at the garden centre and the gift shop. Joyce and Pat bought […]