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Available anytime…anywhere, the catalog can be accessed from your phone, computer or other device. Search the Electronic Catalog by title, author, or subject. Instructions and video tutorials are available on the News and Message screen.


This month we are showcasing the excellent materials on parenting available in our church 
library.  Many subjects are covered, including strengthening family relations, discipline, dealing with teen issues, encouraging the spiritual growth of children, single parenting, creating a Christian home, family activities and much, much more. 

Go to our Electronic Catalog and use the search term “parenting”. There is also a printed bibliography of suggested materials will be found on the checkout counter in the library. 

New arrivals

  • Learning to Walk in the Dark – Barbara Brown Taylor challenges our negative associations in this thought-provoking new book.
  • Though Waters Roar – An inter-generational novel of self-discovery by Christy Award winner Lynn Austin.
  • God’s Smuggler – The real-life story of Brother Andrew, whose mission was to work undercover for God, smuggling Bibles into some of the most dangerous places on earth. 
  • Talking with God in Old Age – Using Psalms and meditations, Missy Buchanan addresses the worries, frustrations and hopes of older adults, encouraging an open dialogue with God. (large print)
  • Grit: The power of passion and persistence  – Angela Duckworth’s bestselling book proposing that the secret to success is not “genius”, but  passion and  long-term persistence.
  • Miriam -  The Biblical world is brought to life by by Mesu Andrews in this historical novel set in ancient Egypt.
  • C. H. Spurgeon:  The people’s preacher  (DVD) – An inspirational docu-drama recreating the life and times of one of the most influential preachers in church history.
  • Give Please a Chance – Bill O’Reilly presents a beautifully illustrated book for children celebrating the magic word.

Complimentary Bibles

An anonymous donor has provided NIV Bibles for distribution to any interested St. Markers. You’ll find them on a cabinet in the library. Please help yourself.

Online Bible

Be sure to check out the latest new feature of our online catalog. Numerous versions of the Bible are available online with search capabilities and audible features. These can be accessed anywhere and anytime on your mobile device.

Click here to go to the online Bible

Questions and comments can be directed to the church librarians at

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