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Parish Administrator

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  • June 17, 2024

Please note that the closing date for applications is this coming Friday, 21st June

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Vacancy – Parish Administrator

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  • May 23, 2024

St Mark’s is looking for a Parish Administrator to help with the behind the scenes admin – Could this be you? 7 hrs per week, flexible working, mostly working from home. Role includes rotas, church diary and hall bookings, managing social media accounts, wedding admin, a very small amount of invoicing and some general admin. Rate of pay is £14/per hour. All enquiries to Maxine at priestmh71@gmail.comClosing date Friday June 21st.

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Holy Week & Easter Services

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  • March 20, 2024

Everyone is welcome to join us this Easter at St Mark’s Palm Sunday 24th March 8am – Communion Service (Said) 10am Communion Service Monday 25th, Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th 7pm – Reflection & Compline Maundy Thursday 28th 7pm – Maundy Thursday Communion Good Friday 29th 9.30am – Reflection & Morning Prayer 11.00am United Good Friday service in Hitchin Market Square 2.00pm Messy St Mark’s Good Friday Workshop Holy Saturday 30th 8pm @ St Mary’s – Easter Vigil Easter Sunday 31st 8am Easter Day Communion service (Said)  10am Easter Day Communion service

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St Mark’s welcomes our new Vicar

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  • May 25, 2023

On Monday 22nd May the Revd Maxine Howarth was welcomed as Team Vicar into the Hitchin Team Ministry, with special responsibility for St Mark’s. It was a very joyful occasion with a packed church, and the service was led by the Bishop of Hertford, the Rt Revd Jane Mainwaring and the Archdeacon of St Albans the Venerable Charles Hudson. We pray that Maxine and her family will quickly settle into their new life in Hitchin.

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Coronation Weekend

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  • May 13, 2023

Coronation Bellringing – several families had a go at ringing St Mark’s bell to celebrate the Coronation! Everyone had a certificate, and great fun was had by all! We had a lovely Family Communion & Parade service on the Sunday which was led by Rev Vanessa Conant, and we were pleased to welcome lots of our uniformed groups.

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Welcome to the new Vicar of St Mark’s!

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  • April 5, 2023

We are pleased to announce that the Rev’d Maxine Howarth, Assistant Curate within the Watford Deanery, has been appointed Team Vicar in the Hitchin Team Ministry with special responsibility for St Mark’s Hitchin. We look forward to Maxine’s Licensing and Installation service on Monday 22nd May, and to welcoming Maxine and her family to Hitchin.

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Repair and reinstallation of the oak cross in the car park

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  • January 16, 2023

The public notice below is now displayed on notice boards both inside and outside the church and will remain on display for the next 30 days. At the end of this period, we hope to receive permission to re-erect the cross in its location at the Bedford Road edge of the car park.

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Her Majesty The Queen – Book of Condolence

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  • September 10, 2022

St. Mark’s Church will be open for signing a Book of Condolence following the death of Queen Elizabeth II at the following times:- Sunday 11th Sept – 11am – 12middayTuesday 13th – 5pm – 6pmFriday 16th – 4pm – 5pmSunday 18th – 12midday – 1pm

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Easter 2022

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  • April 9, 2022

EASTER SERVICES MAUNDY THURSDAY COMMUNION will be at 7.30pm in church.  This is a quiet Iona-style service with a little singing as we contemplate Christ’s ministry and sacrifice. GOOD FRIDAY MEDITATION at 10am in church led by Gail Adcock. GOOD FRIDAY CHURCHES TOGETHER SERVICE will be held at 11am in Hitchin Market Place.  It will be led by ministers of member churches with Christchurch providing the music.  Everyone is invited to come along either individually or in small groups and gather round the three crosses. Further information from John Richardson – 07505 426876. GOOD FRIDAY SPONSORED WALK  After the morning […]

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