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Poppy Sales

October 20, 2018

We will be selling Poppies on November 11 to mark the centenary of Armistice Day, and to raise funds for two projects that benefit veterans: Objective Zero and the Wounded Warrior Project. Please plan to buy a poppy ($2) to help meet a gift goal of $250. Learn more

Extended Vision 2020 Campaign

October 20, 2018

Extended Vision 2020 presents an opportunity to ensure that St. Mark’s will continue to be a force that sustains us and allows us to contribute to the broader community. We invite 100% participation; the glass is half-full. Learn more

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Owl Parliament Against Sexual Harassment

October 20, 2018

Are you a woman who has experienced sexual harassment sometime in your life? If so, you are not alone. In November, we’ll hold sessions for women to gather and learn how to fold origami owls to commemorate such experiences. Watch for details. 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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