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St. Mark’s Capitol Hill is streaming services Sunday morning over Facebook Live. Join us there or click below to get the link. Learn more

Morning Prayer Online

Because a time such as this calls all of us to dig down deep...and be together in new ways.

Join others from St. Mark’s and the community in Morning Prayer online, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11 am EDT. While we must maintain spatial distance, we can be together every day in this. Learn more

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Compline on Facebook Live

Join this "brief but beautiful vespers service" on Facebook Live | Mon-Sat evenings at 8:30 EST

“When Michele suggested that a group of us offer compline to the St. Mark’s Community by Facebook Live, I jumped at the chance.” Joe Hubbard, Seminarian, in a recent e-Gospel article. Get the details. Learn more

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What is woven into the story to justify our privilege and prosperity

Mar 01, 2021   ·  

Now, I don’t blame Peter, here.  He has a clear idea of what he is expecting from the Messiah who would deliver God’s people into life.  And whatever it may have looked like, it didn’t look like rejection.  Steven Charleston, one-time Bishop of Alaska and member of the Choctaw Nation, describes how, in an “[Indigenous] community built on acceptance and inclusion … exile is the very worst form of punishment” (87).  For Peter, the Messiah was supposed to deliver God’s people from exile, not suffer exile himself.  So Peter pulls Jesus aside and corrects him, something any one of us might do with a friend whose potential we see, even if they cannot.  So, Jesus’ response is a little curious, then, isn’t it? More

A moment in the spotlight

Feb 21, 2021   ·  

I did not miss reminding you all of your mortality, it seems we all are well aware of it right now, ashes are not necessary while we are all/or should be wearing masks.  I did ask people at the Ash Wednesday service to consider these questions,   1. Is there a daily action/behavior that you might take on during Lent that would help you affirm God’s life-giving power over death?   2.  Is there a daily action/ behavior that you want to let go of during Lent in order to embrace God’s promise of new life. More

Of change and being changed

We all have the potential for that kind of transformation and we can ignore it or we can embrace it, and face the consequences of giving a new voice into the world. This kind of Change can bring us out of our selfish needs and for many of us it has been on a slow simmer for a long time.  We have watched the unfairness of the pandemic, in our country and in the world.  We have watched the unrest caused by white supremacy, we have seen the hatred and violence of warring politics.  We have watched politicians locked down in their own ways of always doing things and are frightened by the results.   More

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