55+ BUNCH/SENIOR GROUP
55+ Bunch is a social group for couples and singles that are 55+ -and- up. We meet monthly to share our faith and a potluck dinner. Stay to visit, play cards, dominoes, and participate in other recreational and service activities. Newcomers are always welcome!
Mary Birden: 940-565-1980 or firstname.lastname@example.org
CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS OF AMERICA
This group in the parish, founded origionally by the Knights of Columbus as a parallel group for women, is open to Catholic women over 18. They help wherever and whenever needed by the parish, hold baby showers at Loreto House, pray at Planned Parenthood, support Friends of the Family, distribute food to the hungry, etc. Meetings are held once a month following the 11:30 a.m. Mass.
Pat Zimmerer: 940-597-6908 or mailto:email@example.com
CAUSE OF OUR JOY, MOM'S/KIDS GROUP
Cause of Our Joy Mom's group is a ministry that brings together Catholic mothers from Denton and surrounding areas. The group meets for play dates, Mom's night out, book club, motivational speakers, and community service projects. The primary goal is to connect Catholic members in a supportive, faith focused environment so they can build life-long frienships that strengthen families and the church community. All members are required to have current Safe Environment training. If you are interested in joining, search sor "Cause of Our Joy" on Facebook and request to join the group. You can also contact:
Crystal Kulle: 940-783-6331 or mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC SCHOOL
ICCS is a ministry of both St. Mark and Immaculate Conception parishes. It enrolls students from Pre-K3 through eighth grade and has multiple volunteer opportunities ranging from an hour to ongoing.
Principal - Elaine Schad at 940-381-1155
Home School Association - Mary Warfield at 817-528-5597
Advisory Council - Michael Johnson at 940-479-9040
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL 12553
The Knights of Columbus is a fraternal organization for men ages 18-an-up. The St. Mark Council cooks for and helps with the annual St. Mark Fund Festival, Christmas Party, and Lenten Fish Fry's.The Council also conducts blood drives, supports our Seminarians fundraisers, Pro-Life activities, and various other charitable and service activities for our parish and the community. They meet on the second Thursday of each month, at 7:30PM with a shared meal 6:30PM.
Joe Davis 972- 880- 7137
The Lady Knights are the mothers, spouses, adult daughters, and widows of Knights. The group meets to support the Knights of Columbus and other local parish activities. They step in and help where needed. This group meets on the third Thursday of every month, or as advertised for scheduled activities.
Marcie Yoder: 817-542-4123 or mailto:email@example.com
A group of volunteers maintain the area outside of the church. This includes mowing, edging, weeding, and care of the flowerbeds and shrubs.
Charles Ervine: 940-367-0804 or firstname.lastname@example.org
We have a fairly extensive library with well over 2000 books. Come check it out! In addition to books to lend, there is a refence section, a children' s section and videos. Unless it is being used for a meeting/class it's open during all regular Religious Education times. We currently need help cataloguing our books into a library system. Noexperience necessary.
Parish Office: 940-387-6226 or
SAINT HELENA'S CIRCLE
Members meet in the morning the second Tuesday of each month, September through May, and offer friendship and warm hospitality to the ladies of the Denton Parishes. Two of our meetings are devoted to service projects ( sewing Baptismal bibs and providing the Ann's Haven Hospice bereavement luncheon). In December, Mass is celebrated in a member's home followed by a potluck luncheon. An evening Valentine party is scheduled for February, and March is set aside for a retreat/spiritual gathering.
Marlene Blank: 940-484-4554
SCHOENSTATT APOSTOLIC MOVEMENT
Schoenstatt is an international movement of Christian Catholics striving for spiritual renewal of their faith in the contemporary world. We seek to grow as free dedicated 555 c and active witnesses of Christ in modern life by uniting our faith with our everyday lives. We look to Mary to educate us in this task and to guide us in becoming better followers of Christ. We seek formation through men's, women's, boys and girls groups of couples or families for the deeper developement of our unique spiritualities. At St. Mark, we currently have Marian Apostle groups for Girls ages 7-10 and 11-15 that each meets once a month. We also have a couples' group that meets on the third Saturday of each month. If you are interested in growing your Catholic spirituality in a unique and Marian way, please contact:
Brent and Andrea Woolums at 940-367-4479 or email@example.com
Stephen Ministers are St. Mark parishioners who are specially trained to provide confidential one-to-one Christian care to those who are facing a crisis. Stephen Ministers listen, encourage, and provide assurance of faith. Male parishioners are matched with male Stephen Ministers and visa-versa. If you think you would benefit from meeting with a Stephen Minister or if you would like to know more about becoming a Stephen Minister, please call or email:
Dave Siefker: 940-595-0234 or mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Maria Aparicio: 469-774-0143 or mailto:Mapari51@hotmail.com
SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP
This is a ministry of parishioners reaching out to offer support to those who have lost someone to suicide. Meetings are non-denominational, on the first Thursday of every month. Information can be found at http://www.touchedbysuicide.org.
Larry Walker:940-367-1170 or Carol Walker:940-367-1313
Tony Parra: 817-715-0920 or mailto:email@example.com
This group welcomes and helps new members register in the parish. They are available to answer questions about the parish and ministries. The group helps families/individuals connect with various parish ministries and assist them with their integration within the church community.They meet once a year and are present after each Mass three times a year to welcome newcomers and answer questions.
Maria Parra: 817-715-1222 or mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
WORLD WIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER
World Wide Marriage Encounter provides the opportunity for married couples to spend a getaway weekend together to further enrich or rejuvenate their marriage. These weekends are offered throughout the year and are an exciting way to spend time deepening their relationship with each other and with Christ.
David & Monica Fowler: