St. Mark’s Library
Lenten Reading List
- Easter stories: Classic tales for the Easter season
- Make room: A Child’s Guide to Lent & Easter – Alary
- Lord of the 40 days: Meditations for Lent-Topping
- Give Up Something Bad for Lent – Moore
- Family Celebrations at Easter – Hibbard
- Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (DVD)
- The Final Week of Jesus – Lucado
- The Case for Easter – Strobel
- Risen (DVD)
Look for a complete listing of Lenten reading in the St. Mark’s Library on the church website, by using the search term “Easter”. A printed bibliography is also available on the checkout counter just inside the library door.
The Choir Immortal – Author Katie Schuermann’s follow-up novel to “House of Living Stones” about a small-town church and it’s congregation.
I Am Rehab: Touched by God, Fully Restored – Author Autumn Mills uses Rehab’s story as well as her own to illustrate God’s presence for all of us, in spite of the bad choices we may have made.
Grandmothering – Linda Eyre shares secrets of making a difference for your grandchildren while having the time of your life.
The Church and Foster Care – by Dr. John DeGarmo, who calls attention to the growing epidemic of the 500,000 children in America’s foster care system, and the role of the church in this important mission field.
Awakening Grace – Authors LeRoy and Summers invite us to learn some spiritual practices that will awaken our souls to God’s grace.
Continual Feast – A cookbook to celebrate the joys of family and faith throughout the Christian year, by Evelyn Vitz.
The Soul of a Team – Award winning author Tony Dungy’s modern day fable for winning teamwork whether at work, school, church or home.
Thirst – Scott Harrison’s story of his own redemption, compassion and eventual mission to bring clean water to the world.
Joshua, Judges, Ruth – Docampo provides fresh insight, enabling us to see these ancient texts through new ideas and discover applications for our lives.
The Berenstain Bears Respect Each Other – An early reader focusing on good manners and how to treat others. (on the children’s shelves)
Did you know that….
- You can search the St. Mark’s online catalog by title, author, or subject with your phone, computer or iPad.
- Many books providing support for caregivers are available, including those involved with mental illness, aging issues, illness, and grief.
- A great many titles will also be found to provide support for Bible study, Christian living, Methodism, missionary work, inspirational leisure reading, and Christian education.
- A detailed database is stored offsite for insurance and backup purposes.
- An extensive collection of adult and children’s fiction titles is available.
- The AV collection includes close to 250 titles for children and adults.
- The average copyright date of the collection is a relatively recent 2003.
- Requests can be made or a hold placed on any title by leaving a note on the checkout counter or sending an email to [email protected].
- Suggestions for additions to the collection are always welcome.
- Gifts may be made to the library in the form of memorials or in honor of individuals. Recipients or their families are notified and commemorative book plates are placed in each donated item.
Questions and comments can be directed to the church librarians at [email protected].