Responding to the call of Christ, St. Mark’s strives to be a place of service to God and to our neighbor. Please see the list below for information on the many outreach groups active in our parish.

Andrew’s Toy Box Helping to brighten the lives of severely and terminally ill children and their families by providing care packages to those in the hospital. Please inquire for more detailed info.

Contact: Mary Fimbel, 910-319-7911

Bread for Life… Senior Food Pantry “Bread for Life…” is a Food Pantry providing 90% gleaned food products and essential non-food items to “Aging In Place” low-income Seniors. “Bread for Life…” is also a partner in good standing with the State Food Bank System.

Contact: Claudette Fiskin, M.S.W. 910-444-1407,

Camillus Ministry Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion bring the Eucharist to the sick in hospitals, nursing homes and the homebound.

Contact: David Powell, 910-350-8936,

Catholic Charities Our services work with poor, vulnerable families of all faiths; many have Spanish as their first language. Volunteers are vital for office clerical/receptionist tasks, Emergency Assistance, and Family Support Services.

Contact: Emilie Hart, 910-251-8130,

Comfort Committee The Comfort Committee provides food after a funeral Mass for the family and friends of the deceased. Members donate food and/or assist in serving at receptions.

Contact: Mary Jo Conlogue, 910-392-1111,

Emergency Food Pantry St. Mark Church’s Food Pantry for emergency assistance.

Contact: Cathie Welch, 910-398-6508,

Empty Cradle Empty Cradle support group meets on the third Wednesday of each month except December, at 6:30pm. We are a support group for parents that have experienced ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, still birth and infant loss.

Contact: Nora Golden,

Grief Support Ministry Seasons of Hope Grief Support Ministry provides group support in a series of six week sessions for those seeking healing from a loss.

Contact: Lori Tufts, 910-319-7426,

International Seamen’s Center Provides Christian Hospitality and spiritual support to Seafarers who pass through the Port of Wilmington.

Contact: Cary Newman, 910-515-6514,

Jail Ministry Visitation and distribution of Catholic reading material as well as appropriate magazines and paperback books (Bibles are always in demand). Donations welcome.

Contact: Ernie Abrahamsen,

Meals on Wheels
Volunteers prepare and deliver meals on the first and second Saturday of each month to the elderly and frail who are unable to prepare meals for themselves.

Contact: Bob Kain, 910-791-0489,

Natural Family Planning includes scientific, natural and moral methods of family planning that can help married couples either achieve or postpone pregnancies. These methods support God’s design for married love!

Contact: Allison B. Lamporte, 910-279-6860,

Our Lady’s Rosary Makers Women’s group meets on Wednesday mornings after Mass to make rosaries for missions and enjoy fellowship and prayer.

Contact: Dot Campagna, 910-612-9449,

Prayer Shawl Ministry This group of ladies makes prayer shawls for those who are grieving or experiencing illness or difficulty in their lives. They meet in the library at 1:00pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month.

Contact: Jacque Ennis, 910-686-3659,

Prison Ministry This ministry visits inmates at Pender County Correctional Institution offering spiritual assistance.

Contact: position is vacant at this time

Respect Life Prayer/Action group that keeps our parish community informed and involved in life issues; works with other pro-life groups in the deanery and diocese.

Contact: Judi Paparozzi, 910-471-1534,