A Look Ahead

Happenings in September and early October

Mark some special dates in September and October to kick off the program year at St. Mark’s Capitol Hill in DC: Sunday School, Choir, Blessing of the Animals, and a very special guest Learn more

Do You Have Two Hours Per Month to Help St. Mark’s Social Justice Programs?

A time-efficient volunteer opportunity to help guide St. Mark's outreach programs

The Service and Social Justice Board is looking for new members! We are tasked with promoting, funding, and overseeing the wide variety of outreach efforts in our parish. We meet … Learn more

Fall Baptism Class

Tentatively Oct. 3 and 17; get in touch to help us finalize dates and times.

Families considering having their children baptized this fall or winter are invited to sign up for this two-session, online class. Facilitators John Edwards, Kate McFadden, and Steve Dalzell will walk parents through the Liturgy of Baptism and explore its connections to the larger experience of parenting. Learn more

Get Trained to Call the (Livestream) Shots on Sunday Mornings

An opportunity to exercise your inner theater director

Join the team that keeps parishioners and friends across the DMV and around the country connected to St. Mark’s. The livestream team seeks another video director to determine what the remote audience sees during worship. Training available! Learn more

Train to be a Laying-on-of-Hands Volunteer

Please express your interest to Patricia Catalano by Oct. 1

We are resuming the practice of laying on of hands on Sundays. For those interested in participating, there will be a training on Saturday, October 7, from 10 am to … Learn more

St. Mark’s Players at Morning Services Sept. 24

A scene from the Players' October production of Thornton Wilder's "Our Town"

St. Mark’s Players, the nonprofit participatory theater company based here at St. Mark’s will be presenting a production of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” for three weeks in October. On Sunday, … Learn more

Icon Retreat

Feb. 16-19, 2024 - Please register by October 9

Join parish iconographers Tracy Councill and Cher Stepanek for a retreat in Berkeley Springs, WV, where you will learn how to “write” an icon of St. Mark. Learn more

Seeking Outreach Grant Proposals

Please submit your proposal by September 30

This is your chance to receive a small grant to jumpstart a new project you believe in – to benefit the larger community outside St. Mark’s walls. All ages are encouraged to apply! Learn more

Incarceration Justice – Author Talk

Online or in-person, Wed Sep 20, 2023, 6 pm

Join us either in person or online for a visit with Anthony Ray Hinton. He is the author of The Sun Can Shine: A Call to Assist Those Who Are or Were Incarcerated. St Mark’s Capitol Hill DC. Learn more

Saints & Sinners Halloween Harvest Party

Mark your calendars now for October 28, 6-10 pm. Fun and festivities for all ages!

Come to a harvest and Halloween party on Saturday, October 28, 6-10 pm. It will be a family affair, with activities to appeal to all generations! Learn more