Celebrating today, Shaping tomorrowCorner of Brook Hey Drive and Deycroft Avenue
Sunday Worship at 9.30am
St. Mark’s Church has been in Northwood for many years, first meeting in the hall, and then in the purpose built church from 1970. The Community Shop that the church ran was at the hub of community life in Northwood for years, and many people will remember the unique character of the wit and wisdom exchanged there.
At the heart of St. Mark’s now is our weekly Eucharist, where we gather in the refurbished church on Sunday mornings to spend some time drawing near to God, and finding space in the busyness of life. We welcome anyone interested in worshipping with us, from any religious tradition or none.
St. Mark’s Hall
Over the last few years, work has been carried out to transform St. Mark’s Hall to create a Community and Enterprise Centre, which partners with organisations working across Kirkby to meet community needs. More information is available here.
Who was St. Mark?
John Mark was a Jew and according to Paul’s letter to the Colossians was cousin to Barnabas. He accompanied Barnabas and Paul on their first missionary journey. Afterwards he went to Cyprus with Barnabas and to Rome with first Paul and then Peter.
The Gospel which bears his name is generally regarded as the earliest and was most likely written whilst he was in Rome.
Mark’s Gospel has a sharpness and immediacy about it and he does not spare the disciples in noting their weakness and lack of understanding that Jesus the Christ would suffer for the world’s redemption.
For more information regarding St. Mark’s, call in on a Sunday morning, or contact:Team Rector: Revd Dr Tim Stratford The Rectory Old Hall Lane Kirkby Merseyside L32 5TH Tel 0151 547 2155