Four PAC groups meet this month

The Parish Area Care (PAC) groups of St. Mark’s support members in times of need and also meet for social events such as potluck meals.

North Hillbillies meets 6 pm Sunday, April 9, at the home of Susan Doty, 4716 Yadkin Drive. Please call 919-787-2452 or email Susan ( to RSVP.

Northwest Territory meets 6 pm April 23 at the home of Norris and Margaret Thurston.

RIBs meets 1 pm Apr il 30 at the home of Hope Ethington, David Hesselberth, and their daughter Amber, 1236 Harp St., Raleigh.

Eastenders meets 6 pm Apr il 30 at the home of Robin Maycock.

Southsiders meets 5:30 pm May 6 at the home of Linda and Jim Martin. Rain date is May 7.

PAC groups meeting in February

One of our parish’s most time-honored institutions is our Parish Area Care (PAC) groups. PAC groups gather in members’ homes for a potluck meal and fellowship.

PAC Meetings in February

North Hillbillies meets 6 pm Sunday, Feb. 19, at the home of Jackie and Art Warner, 108-307 Northbrook Drive. Please RSVP to the Warners at 919-787-0074.

Northern Exposure meets 5:30 to 7:30 pm Feb. 26 at the home of Mary and John Mainwaring, 6601 Graymont Place, Raleigh, 27615; phone 919-846-7477. Please RSVP so that we all will know who is coming and so that our hosts can plan for the appropriate number of attendees.

EONs (East Of the Neuse) – out hwy 64 – meets Feb. 26 after Community Time in the Community Life Center, hosted by John and Susan Tobie, Barb Wilbur and Carroll Gaissert.

Looking ahead to March

Residing Inside the Beltline (RIBs) meets March 26 at the Aguirre home.

If you do not know to which Parish Area Care group you belong, please ask Margaret Thurston,

PAC Group meetings scheduled

One of our parish’s most time-honored institutions is our Parish Area Care (PAC) groups. These are roughly based on neighborhoods so that members can get to know one another and help one another in times of grief, illness or need.

Mostly, though, PAC groups gather in members’ homes for a potluck meal and fellowship.

If you are not yet a member, call the church office to find which PAC is yours.

Tenderlions meets 4:30 pm Sunday, Jan. 29, hosted by Lida and John Thoma, 5509 Sweetbriar Drive, Raleigh 27609. Please RSVP to Newcomers are especially welcome. Come join us for fellowship and great food.

Southsiders meets 5:30 pm Sunday, Jan. 29, at the home of Carolyn Edge, 101 Keithwood Lane, Cary, 27511.

RIBS – Residing Inside the Beltline meets 1 pm Sunday, Feb. 5, at the home of Joan Ellen Deck and Thomas Sayre, 313 W. Martin St., Raleigh, 27601. Email if you need directions. Everyone who lives “inside the Beltline” in body, mind or spirit is welcome to join us.

PAC Groups to meet this weekend

Northern Exposure PAC meets 5:30 to 7:30 pm Dec. 4. Deb and RPaul Smith will host, but not at their home. The group gathers at the Black Horse Run Club House, 11701 Black Horse Run, Raleigh.

Southsiders Parish Area Care group meets 5:30 pm Saturday, Dec. 3, at the home of Carolyn Edge, 101 Keith wood Lane, Cary, 27511-7235.

Parish Area Care groups meet in members’ homes for a potluck meal and fun. Call the church office to find which PAC is yours.

Tenderlions meets 4:30 pm Sunday, Dec. 11, hosted by John and Lida Thoma, 5509 Sweetbriar Drive, Raleigh 27609.