Panel discussion: Afghan Culture and the Effects of Destabilization on the Assimilation of Refugee Families in the U.S.

September 25, 2018

On Tuesday evening, September 25 (7–8:30 pm), a panel of Afghan émigrés sponsored by the Capitol Hill Good Neighbor Refugee Project will discuss Afghan culture and how destabilization affects the …


Tuesday Evening Religious Discussion Group

November 27, 2018

We will begin the new season discussing religious fundamentalism. Co-coordinators: Bill Jones and Kathleen Grant.


Men’s Class: Manning Up-Falling Down – The Balance of Men

October 29, 2018

Join us for a short men’s course in October ( 4 Monday evenings + weekend retreat at Rehoboth). We will explore the dynamics and navigate the meaning of being a whole and authentic man in today’s world.


Wednesday Bible Class

November 14–21, 2018

If you have a free moment this summer, the Wednesday Bible Class invites you to drop in for an hour of Bible study, a brown bag lunch, and fellowship. No reservations or advance reading required.


Morning Centering Prayer

November 15, 2018

Centering Prayer is an early Christian contemplative practice that places a strong emphasis on interior silence. Our gathering is for individuals who would like to begin their work day in silence and non-busyness.


Sunday Morning Bible Class: Studying First Samuel

December 9, 2018 – May 19, 2019

Newcomers welcome to this Sunday morning adult bible study. We will be studying First Samuel, the Hebrew Scriptures. Each class consists of a discussion of the text assigned for that day.


20s/30s Faith Fellowship

September 30, 2018

Young adults – in age or in heart – looking for fellowship and reflection are invited to gather on the last Sunday of the month following the 5 pm service for a faith tea time. Get to know others, reflect on select passages, and share community insights. BYO tea bag! Hot water provided.


Fall High School Retreat

September 29, 2018

9th through 12th grade youth are invited to join us for a weekend of community building and outdoor fun at YMCA Camp Tockwogh in Worton, MD! We will Leave St. Mark’s at 10am on Sept. 29 and return at 1pm on Sept. 30. Come spend some time away to rest and rejuvenate! Climbing wall, archery, kayaking, bonfire, and more.



St. Mark’s Reading Group | Next Dates and Reads

November 21, 2018

St. Mark’s Reading Group meets the second Wednesday of every month in the Dozier library downstairs opposite the nursery at 12:30 pm. Find out what we’re reading this season, and join us!


SMCC Meditation

December 10–17, 2018

This Monday evening meditation group is based in Buddhist teachings and traditions, applied to our lives today. Newcomers welcome!