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Sunday School 2018-19 Has Begun

September 16, 2018

The 2018-19 Sunday School year began Sept. 16 at 10:00 am in the undercroft for youth ages 3 to 18. All are welcome to join the classes! Questions? Contact Director … Learn more

Extended Vision 2020 Campaign

September 17, 2018

We are imagining our spiritual home’s tomorrow in more creative and exciting ways. Starting in September 2011, Vision 2020 raised more than $4 million in gifts and the sale of Baxter House. … Learn more

Get Involved in Music at St. Mark’s

September 22, 2018

We’re always looking for more people to participate in the music program! The Chancel Choir rehearses Thursdays 7:30-9:30 pm, the Boys & Girls Choir approximately every other Sunday from 11-12:30 … Learn more

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It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way!

Prayer is about quieting our minds and our hearts enough to hear that “still, small voice” speaking to us, that voice of sheer silence that is God speaking in our midst. Some Buddhists, when asked to describe meditation, use an analogy. They say the the mind is like a pond: if it is full of waves and ripples, its surface is confused. But if it is still, that surface becomes calm and it can reflect something beautiful and true. I think the Christian practice of prayer is similar. We have to still our hearts and minds enough to hear that quiet voice. More

Embracing the Danger of Hypocrisy

…you know, hypocrisy is a funny thing. It’s easy to accuse others of hypocrisy. And it’s actually fun–delicious really–to accuse people I don’t like or don’t agree with of hypocrisy. But it’s not so easy or fun to look at myself and consider whether I’m a hypocrite. More

We Are What We Eat

Jesus said: “those who eat my flesh and drink my blood abide in me, and I in them…the one who eats this bread will live forever.” This is the way Jesus starts his dialogue with some of his students this morning–and it’s important to note that the people he’s speaking to are his disciples, not his opponents. And yet look at the pushback he gets! And you can understand why–what is Jesus talking about? Is he telling us we should be cannibals? More

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