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, email@example.com
|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, firstname.lastname@example.org
|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, Emilie.Hart@raldioc.org
|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, email@example.com
|Emergency Food Pantry||St. Mark Church’s Food Pantry for emergency assistance.
Contact: Cathie Welch, 910-398-6508, firstname.lastname@example.org
|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, email@example.com
|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, firstname.lastname@example.org
|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, ISCWilmington@gmail.com
|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, email@example.com
|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, firstname.lastname@example.org
|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, email@example.com
|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, firstname.lastname@example.org
|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, email@example.com
|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, firstname.lastname@example.org