Advent at St. Mark’s: Family Activities, Music, Services

November 25, 2018

The first Sunday in Advent is December 2. This post may be updated throughout the month so check in often and scroll down this homepage to get details on upcoming Events. Special music, youth and family events, volunteer opportunities, greening and more. Learn more

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20’s and 30’s Faith Fellowship

December 30, 2018

Young adults gather on the last Sunday of each month for a time of reflection and fellowship. We read from and reflect on Scripture, poetry, or philosophy, and then share experiences from our own lives as we get to know each other and ourselves better.

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Wrapping Party for “Be Santa to a Needy Family!”

December 17, 2018

Organize a small team to shop and wrap for a needy family’s “wish list” this year, through Capitol Hill Group Ministry’s Adopt a Family Holiday Program. Get the details about signing up and then come for a light supper and wrapping party.

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6th Annual National Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence

December 5, 2018

St. Mark’s will host the 6th Annual National Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence, created in response to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, …

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Reception to Benefit Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza and Princess Basma Center in Jerusalem

December 6, 2018

American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (AFEDJ)’s Executive Director, John Lent will share details of the impact of U.S. funding cuts to healthcare institutions owned by the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem. Proceeds will directly benefit Ahli Arab Hospital and Princess Basma Center for Disabled Children.

Annual Advent Sale of Olivewood and Olive Oil

November 24, 2018

The Mid-East Working Group’s annual Advent Sale of Olivewood and Olive Oil will begin Sundays from December 2 -23. You can once again purchase the Fair Trade olive oil from Canaan and Al’Ard. Learn more

Poppy Sales

November 3, 2018

We will be selling Poppies on November 4, 11 and 18 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

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Fall Family Coffee Hour

October 28–29, 2018

Join us right after Sunday School in Baxter Hall for Fall Family Coffee Hour! There will be pumpkin decorating, Halloween gingerbread house making, and a special bake sale put on by our Middle and High School youth. Don’t miss it!

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St. Mark’s Music Studio Recital

December 16, 2018

Mark your calendar for the annual St. Mark’s Music Studio Recital.  All are welcome!

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Annual Carols and Cheer Christmas Sing-Along

December 12, 2018

Come and sing your favorite Christmas Carols and Hymns during this favorite annual event at St. Mark’s. Bring a snack or beverage to share, or contribute $5.