As we approach the end of October here at St Mark’s, the nights are lengthening and the days are becoming shorter. This is typically a season for remembrance and reflection as we journey towards winter, but it is also a season of hope: hope in life beyond death, hope for an end to conflict, and hope that the darkness of loss will not overcome us.
This is perhaps even more true in this time of pandemic.
In this season of creeping darkness, it is important to make time to pause and remember hope. As such, we would like to invite you to join us in setting Lights of Hope in our windows.
Every Thursday at 7pm we will illuminate the East Window and place lights in the windows of our homes, praying for hope in our lives, in our communities, and in our world.
As the nights draw in and lockdown restrictions increase,
we invite you to pause with us
every Thursday at 7pm
and make space for hope
by placing a light in your window.
As you place your light, you may wish to say:
“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.”
(John 1.5 ESV)