Find out more about what’s going on at St Mark’s, and how we’re engaging with our local community and our faith through our newsletter archive here.

Sunday the 22nd November is the sunday of Christ the King - and for our 10am service today St Mark's Read more
Advent readers sofa
Notices for Saturday 21st November, with details of how we're preparing for Advent! Read more
New Forest Basics Bank - Reverse Advent Calendar
If you’re looking for a brand new Christmas tradition for you and your family, here's an idea that is not Read more
Sunday the 15th November is the second Sunday before Advent - and for our 10am service today St Thomas lead Read more
Notices for the weekend of the 14th November, with details of our upcoming events. Read more
Sunday the 8th November is Remembrance Sunday - and for our 10am service today St Mark's and St Thomas remember Read more
St Marks Church Pennington organised a special Remembrance Service ahead of time attended by local Veterans, Councillors and representatives from the community including Pennington Infants, Pennington Junior and Our Lady and St Joseph schools, so that they could pre record the laying of the reefs and some of the community together so that this could be streamed to members of the local community on Remembrance Sunday and used on the 11th November for the children to celebrate and remember in school.
Notices from St Marks for Saturday 7th November. Join us this weekend as we remember the fallen through war. Read more
Kevin is a student on placement and we're delighted to welcome ordinand Kevin Smith to Pennington Church. He'll be with Read more
9am In Building Service Title Card
Sunday the 1st November is All Saints - and today at 9am St Mark's lead once more live from the Read more
Candles lit during All Souls service
Notices from St Marks for Saturday 31st October. Join us this weekend as we celebrate together! Read more
Bingo numbers
The results for the October draw club; did your number come up? Read more
Sunday the 25th October is the Last Sunday after Trinity - and for our 10am service today St Mark's and Read more
Sunday the 25th October is the Last Sunday after Trinity - and today at 9am St Mark's lead once more Read more
Working around the remembrance cross
Notices from St Marks for Saturday 24th October. Join us this weekend as we celebrate together! Read more
Notices from St Marks for Saturday 17th October. Join us this weekend as we celebrate together! Read more
Group of people silhouette against sunrise
Notices from St Marks for Saturday 10th October. Join us this weekend as we celebrate together! Read more
Flowers decorating the altar for harvest
Notices from St Marks for Saturday 3rd October. Join us this weekend as we celebrate harvest together! Read more
Notices for Saturday 26th September, with details of our upcoming services and how you can be a part of what Read more
Rachel Noël leads a sermon
The APCM - or Annual Parochial Church Meeting - as with many events in our church calendar was disrupted this Read more
Bingo numbers
Normally, we run the draw on the fourth Wednesday coffee morning of the month; alas, with St Mark's currently closed Read more
Sun casting shadows around a cloud
Notices for Saturday 19th September, with details of our upcoming services and events. Read more
Bells on roof of St Mark's
Details of our upcoming services and the happenings in and around St Mark's Read more
Find out more about the current plans for church services and other activities at Pennington Church. As ever this season, Read more
Rachel outside St Mark's
With live services planned to resume in the building from the 20th September, we will be doing things a little Read more
Man in brown coat waiting in front of water
Notices from St Mark's for Saturday 5th September. Read more
We’re excited to let you know that we will be able to start public worship in St Mark’s Church from Read more
Hand sanitiser at St Mark's
Notices for the weekend of the 29th August, with details of our upcoming services. Read more
Rachel packs away following a live service
Notices for the weekend of the 15th August, with details of our upcoming services. Read more
Tree in early light
Notices for the weekend of the 15th August, with details of our upcoming services. Read more
DeerAtRoydenWoods
Notices for Saturday 8th August, with details of our upcoming services. Read more
Notices for Saturday 31st August, with details of our upcoming services. Read more
Bingo numbers
Normally, we run the draw on the fourth Wednesday coffee morning of the month; alas, with St Mark's currently closed Read more
Notices for Saturday 25th July, with details of our upcoming services. Read more
Sunset behind close up of white flower
Notices for the Sixth Sunday after Trinity, with details of the happenings in and around St Mark's. Read more
Milford on Sea at dusk
Notices for the weekend of the 12th July - with details of what's happening through and from St Mark's. Read more
Thank you for your continued support for St Mark’s Church, Pennington, during this unexpected season. I wanted to write to Read more
Sunset over Hatchet Pond
An Update from St Mark's for the 27th June. Read more
Bingo numbers
Normally, we run the draw on the fourth Wednesday coffee morning of the month; alas, with St Mark's currently closed Read more
Notices for Sunday 21st June from St Mark's. Read more
Across the New Forest, a team of stitchers have been creating thousands of scrubs and bags for our local hospitals. Read more
Reflection of cross on tree
Notices for Sunday 14th June, as we're midway through June and into ordinary time! Read more
Thy Kingdom Come painting by Rachel Noël
An update from St Mark's for Trinity Sunday; find out more about how St Mark's are working in these unusual Read more
Pentecost birthday cake and shoes
An update from St Mark's for Pentecost; find out more about how St Mark's are working in these unusual times Read more
Bingo numbers
Normally, we run the draw on the fourth Wednesday coffee morning of the month; alas, with St Mark's currently closed Read more
Rachel and boots
An update from St Mark's for the seventh Sunday of Easter; find out more about how St Mark's are working Read more
An update from St Mark's for the sixth Sunday of Easter; find out more about how St Mark's are working Read more
Thy Kingdom Come logo page
An update from St Mark's for the fifth Sunday of Easter; find out more about how St Mark's are working Read more
An update from St Mark's for the fourth Sunday of Easter; find out more about how St Mark's are working Read more
Pennington Daffodils outside Pennington Infant School
This weekend is our patronal festival. Obviously, we can’t meet in person, as we usually would! We will be celebrating Read more
Bingo numbers
Normally, we run the draw on the fourth Wednesday coffee morning of the month; alas, with St Mark's currently closed Read more
Idea post-it note on cork board
As St Mark's and St Thomas' churches work together to produce a Sunday service alternative online, we'd welcome your thoughts Read more
Rachel Noël - serving the parish of St Mark's in many ways (including tea)
An update for Sunday 19th April, with details of what St Mark's are doing during these strange times of Coronavirus Read more
Pennington Daffodils outside Pennington Infant School
As St Mark's approaches our Patronal Festival, we invite you to help us celebrate in creative ways! More details available Read more
Bingo numbers
Normally, we would run the draw on the last Wednesday coffee morning of the month; alas, with St Mark's currently Read more
Sunlight coming through the cave mouth
Thank you so much for all your support and encouragement in recent weeks, as we have worked through new ways Read more
As we prepare to enter Holy Week, we recognise that this is a different walk through Holy Week than we Read more
We are in unprecedented times, and we are all trying to adjust to the new situation in which we find Read more
Dandelion with sun behind
Notices from St Mark's for the 29th March Read more
Pennington Stands Together
Knitted and crocheted flowers in response to COVID-19 - the first part of our Easter display along the hedge of Read more
Sunset over Hatchet Pond
Notices for Sunday 22nd March. Read more
Notices for Sunday 15th March, with details of our upcoming services and events. Read more
Footsteps in the sand dune
Notices for Sunday 8th March with details of our upcoming services and events, over Lent and leading up to Easter. Read more
Desert sand with footprints
Notices for Sunday 1st March - with details of our upcoming services and events. Read more
Stairs leading out of a cave
Notices for Sunday 23rd February, with details of our upcoming services and events. Read more
Country flags
Notices for Sunday 16th February, with details of our upcoming services and events. Read more
Group of people in a crowd - Photo by Nicholas Green on Unsplash
Notices for Sunday 9th February, with details of our upcoming services and events. Read more
Coloured yarn and wool
We're making Easter eggs, brightly coloured flowers and crosses to decorate Pennington for Easter - or continue making poppies to Read more
Candles
Notices for Sunday 2nd February, with details of our upcoming services and events. Read more
Hands held up in handcuffs
Notices for Sunday 26th January - but before Sunday, please join us on the Saturday from 3pm for our 'Pennington Read more
Group of people silhouette against sunrise
Notices for Sunday 19th January, with details of our upcoming services and events. Read more
It all starts with a plan
The #75MemorialFlames project by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust has enabled groups like ours, from around the UK, to learn Read more
Body of water, taken close to the water
Notices for Sunday 12th January, with details of our upcoming events and services. Join us today as we wish Anne Read more
Orange lit star hung from ceiling
Notices for Sunday 5th January, with details of our upcoming services and events. Read more
Notices for Sunday 29th December, with details of our upcoming services and events at St Mark's. Read more
Man in brown coat waiting in front of water
Notices for Sunday 22nd December, with details of our upcoming services and events. Read more
Macro photo of watch face
Notices for Sunday 15th December, with details of our upcoming services at St Mark's. Read on for further details of Read more
White feathers
Notices for Sunday 8th December, with details of our upcoming services and events at St Mark's. Find out more about Read more
rNew Forest Road at dawn
Notices for Sunday 1st December, with details of our upcoming services and events - find out how you can help Read more
Sunset over Hatchet Pond
Notices for Sunday 24th November, with details of our upcoming services - and details of events through December! Read more
Hand held up with plaster, against black background
Notices for Sunday 17th November, with details of our upcoming services and events - with some thoughts for your diary Read more
Group Assembling poppies
Notices for Sunday 10th November, as we remember the fallen through war and conflict since the first world war. Read more
BBC South Today logo
Our work with the community in Pennington and beyond made the local BBC news! Our thanks to BBC South Today Read more
Candles lit during All Souls service
Notices for Sunday 3rd November, with details of our upcoming services and events. Read more
Early morning sun through trees
Notices for Sunday 27th October, with details of our upcoming services and events at St Mark's. Read more
Rachel with just a small number of the poppies crafted by residents of Pennington
Pennington Poppies are back! People from across our communities have been hard at work knitting and crocheting poppies. Revd Rachel Read more
Sun casting shadows around a cloud
Notices for Sunday 20th October, with details of our upcoming services and events from St Mark's. Read more
Gnarled rooted tree with sunlight behind
Notices for Sunday 13th October, with details of our upcoming services and events at St Mark's! Read more
Sunset behind close up of white flower
Notices for Sunday 6th October, with details of our upcoming services and events at St Mark's. Can you join us Read more
Group of children, sat on the ground
Notices for Sunday 29th September, with details of our upcoming events and services. Read more
Life ring by river
Notices for Sunday 22nd September, with details of our upcoming services and events, through and from St Mark's. Read more
Coin operated telescope looking over out of focus city
Notices for Sunday 15th September, with details of our upcoming services and events. Join us later today, for our Churches Read more
Small bird being fed from the palm
Notices for Sunday 8th September, with details of our upcoming services and events. Read more
Pearl light feature, gold and bronze
Notices for Sunday 1st September, with details of our upcoming services and events - including the return of our popular Read more
United states, seattle, silhouette and hand
Notices for Sunday 25th August, with details of our upcoming events and services. Find out more about how you can Read more
Winchester Cathedral interior at evening
Notices for Sunday 18th August, with details of our upcoming services and events, through and from St Mark's. Read more
People dancing with hands upstretched
Notices for Sunday 11th August, with details of our upcoming services and events Read more
Seedling growing in moss
Notices for Sunday 4th August, with details of our upcoming services and events, through and from St Mark's. Read more
Sunset in St Lucia
Notices for Sunday 28th July, with details of our upcoming services and events. Read more
Red LED thrown on long exposure night shot
Notices for Sunday 21st July, with details of our upcoming events and services from St Mark's. Read more
Body of water with sun
Notices for Sunday 14th July, with details of our upcoming services and events. Read more
Under the surface of water
Notices for Sunday 7th July, with details of our upcoming services and events at St Mark's. Read more
Churchyard HDR
Notices for Sunday 30th June, with details of our upcoming services and events. Please join us on Sunday, as we Read more
Hearts bokeh effect
Notices for Sunday 23rd June, with details of our upcoming services and events through St Mark's. Are you join us Read more
open book lot
Notices for Sunday 16th June, with details of our upcoming services and events, as well as how you can help Read more
Burning white dandelion
Notices for Sunday 9th June, with details of our upcoming services and events. Find out more about how St Mark's Read more
Orange sunset over water
Notices for Sunday 2nd June, with details of our upcoming services and events. Find out more about a summer concert Read more
Milford on Sea at dusk
Notices for Sunday 26th June, with details of our upcoming services and events. Find out how St Mark's are looking Read more