Flower Delivery – Volunteer Needed

flower bouquet

Whether you are a gregarious extrovert or a quiet introvert, there’s no joy quite like seeing a person’s face light up when you deliver a bouquet of flowers to someone who is home bound or on-the-mend. Time commitment for this service project is approximately 30 minutes, once a month to … Read more…

Food Pantry Collection

photo of food items

Through the end of October the Social Ministry Team at St. Mark Lutheran will collect food to support the food pantry of Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hamilton, NJ. Their food pantry supports families and children in the Hamilton schools, as well as anyone else in the community who are in … Read more…

Stewardship

Bulletin board of all stewardship-related activities at St. Mark Lutheran Church.

Purpose: To help God’s people grow in their relationship with Jesus through the use of their time, talents, and finances God has entrusted them. Strategies: Help God’s people see God as the source – and God’s children as stewards – of all under their care. Ask people to be a … Read more…

Mutual Ministry

Diagram explaining mutual ministry

Purpose: To serve as a support group for the Pastor and staff, and to serve as an open channel of communication between Pastor, staff, and congregation. Responsibilities: Evaluate Pastor and staff annually based on job descriptions and congregational expectations. Make compensation and benefit recommendations based on evaluations and Synod Guidelines. … Read more…

Social Ministry

A list of the number of toys collected during Advent.

Purpose: To alert and mobilize the congregation to provide assistance and advocacy to people in need within the congregation, community, or wherever needs exist. Activities: Support the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK). Annual blanket and coat drives. Weekly flower delivery to the homebound and hospitalized. Collect General Mills “Box Tops … Read more…

Outreach

Photo of sign on front lawn.

Purpose: The Outreach Team was formed in 2014, merging the Evangelism and Communications Committees into one, and redefining some of our goals in order to better serve our congregation and surrounding community. Our role is to share the Good News of Jesus Christ and to foster a closer relationship within the congregation … Read more…

Property

Photo of front facade of St. Mark Lutheran Church

Purpose: To oversee and provide for the care and improvement of the church building and grounds. Responsibilities: Assist in church repairs and improvements, such as painting, gardening, and small structural repairs. Oversee the work of subcontractors. Evaluate and recommend the purchase of new or replacement equipment. Secure lawn care and … Read more…

Worship & Music

Purpose: To oversee the worship life of the congregation and to administer the various organizations and activities that support it, in order that our congregation might be enhanced, enriched, and nourished, both personally and corporately by the worship experiences. Activities: Acolytes: Light and extinguish candles, assist at baptisms and communion. … Read more…

Youth Ministry

Photo of St. Mark Youth Group in Detroit.

This team consists of adult leaders and youth to participate in youth group/youth events. Purpose: To work with youth 6th -12th grade to build relationships and help them grow in faith. To provide youth with a positive role model in the capacity you serve. Responsibilities: To plan and supervise monthly … Read more…