Committees

Quilting Ministry at St. Mark

These are just some of the many beautiful quilts created by our St. Mark Quilting Group. This ministry was at work individually, while COVID restrictions were in place and recently as a group as each of the quilters completed their COVID vaccinations. These quilts will be shipped next week to Baltimore, Maryland to be used…

St. Mark Social Justice Meeting

A group of St. Mark members who participated in Pastor Eric’s Bible Studies over the last year has become interested in social justice issues and are meeting on Zoom to talk about ideas and ways St. Mark can make an impact locally. The group would like to inform and invite other members of St. Mark…

Endowment Grants Benefit Many

At both services on April 23, Dan B, member of the St. Mark Endowment Committee shared a testimony about the good works being done at St. Mark, in the community and world-wide with the annual Endowment Fund Grant Awards. Dan says, in part, “The St. Mark Endowment Ministry was established in 1993 as a part of…

Video of St Mark Water Conservation Lectures

A presentation was made here at St Mark on Wed, June 1 at 10am by the St Mark CIC committee, the LOTT Clean Water Alliance, and the Lacey Water Resources Specialist. The presentation will be repeated at 11:30am Sun, June 5 in the parish hall. A complete video of the presentation is included below. Alternately,…

St. Mark Steward-Ship Voyage

Ahoy, mate! The St. Mark Steward-ship is preparing to set sail and preparations are being made for the campaign to launch the great ship “Steward.” Steward-ship Campaign: Sunday, May 12 through June 9, the Steward-ship campaign will feature temple talks, children’s sermons, and sermons to inform, encourage, and prepare us for the launch and voyage…

A New Beginning

A NEW BEGINNING. We’ve heard these words in sermons, pulpit talks, coffee chatter, and through the many ministries of this place. I’m here to say we will be seeing and hearing them a lot more. A NEW BEGINNING. How can three words be so scary and exciting at the same time? I suspect some of…

More on New Beginnings from Council VP

Good Morning. Last week you had a chance to hear from Vicki P. about New Beginnings for St. Mark. Every day is a New Beginning. With New Beginnings  come New Expectations. What exactly does that look like? Getting involved in the Sunday School Program? Hosting or leading a mid-week Bible study group? Helping those in…

Message From Your Council President Vicki P.

Good Morning, Saturday, Aug 11, Pastor Eric and Pastor Beth, Kerstin, Pam and the church council had the opportunity to meet.  We had great conversation and enjoyed each other’s company. From 9:00 to 1:00 we talked about the past, the present, and the future. We once again tried to answer the million dollar question, where do…

Fall Clean-up

Have you noticed a shine on the pews in the sanctuary? How about the absence of piles of leaves in the parking lot? And the walls of the hallway…aren’t they whiter and brighter? All of this, and more, is due to the crew of hard-working members who showed up for the Fall Cleanup Day, Saturday, November…

Update of Church Council Page

The Church Council Page (listed on the About Us menu) has been updated. Newly-elected Council Members are now listed along with the updated positions and term expiration dates for all seven council members. Council Assistants are also listed and the function each one performs is noted. The description of the Council’s functions has been enhanced…