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Christian Service

We are called by God in Christ to serve our neighbors as ourselves. St. Mark's has a long and consistent history of responding to the needs of other's outside of our own congregtion. Below are areas that we have served or continue to serve every year.

Coat Ministry: we collect winter coats, hats, gloves blankets and other winter clothes items and distribute them to needy organizations in the local area such as Friendship House, Samaritan Outreach, Sojourner's Place and the Philadelphia Committee to End Homelessness.

L.I.F.E (Lutherans Involved in Food Emergencies): Collecting food and money to help support families in need.

Hilltop Superstars Event: Fundraising event to support Hilltop Neighborhood Center in Wilmington.

LVC (Lutheran Volunteer Corp) Bowl-a-thon: Local Lutheran churches participate to help raise funds to support LVC.

Newborn Kits: Necessary items that are needed during the birthing process are put together and sent around the world to areas in need.

LCS Walk/Run: Annual event sponsord by Lutheran Community Services of Delaware to raise funds to help stock food pantries.

Sojourner's Place: On the last Sunday of every month, members of St. Mark's cook breakfast for the people who are staying at Sojourner's. We also provide fellowship and transportation to and from St. Mark's for worship and events.

Gimme Shelter Golf Tournament: Monies raised go to LCS and Sojourner's Place to help with costs of these services.

Hilltop Lutheran Neighborhood Center: Each year, St. Mark's provides a number of food baskets for Thanksgiving as well as Christmas gifts to some of the children.

Habitat for Humanity: Members volunteer some of their time to help buld houses for people living in Wilmington.

Wells for Tanzania: In the past several years, St. Mark's has raised funds to build three wells in our sister synod in the Mara Diocese.

 

 
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