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It’s a Super Christmas!

The St. Mark Sunday School students shared the Second Sunday in Advent’s hope-filled message.  The students offered their Christmas Program and the debut showing of “It’s a Super Christmas.”  (An original play, “Super Christmas” was written by  Heather Unti.  Pastor Beth rewrote it for the children of St. Mark.)    During the program, joyous songs rang out:  “Is…

Art of Christmas – December 17th

The 3rd Annual St. Mark “Art of Christmas” is coming on Sunday, December 17 at 5pm.  The Art of Christmas is a church-wide art show presented by anyone at St. Mark who has some art to share!  Your art can be something you’ve made like metal yard art, painting, drawing, woodworking, singing, playing an instrument,…

Quilting Ministry

For all those who worshipped with us last Sunday, you saw the beautiful quilts done by the women of St. Mark’s Quilting Ministry and helped take part in the blessing of the quilts.  On Wednesday, the quilts were  boxed up and shipped and will eventually be distributed around the world through Lutheran World Relief.  A…

All Saints Sunday

All Saints Sunday, November 5, 2017, celebrates the people of God, living and dead, who are the Body of Christ.  We remember the promises of God in the sacrament of Holy Baptism.  We gather at the Lord’s Table with the faithful of time and place and participate in the meal Jesus gave us to remember…

Blessing of the Animals 2017

Born into the family of a wealthy merchant, Francis gave up his inheritance to serve poor people. He formed the Order of Friars Minor (called Franciscans), who took on poverty and the task of preaching “using words if necessary.” Francis had a spirit of gratitude for all of God’s creation. We celebrated St. Francis and…

ELCA Presiding Bishop Responds to DACA Announcement

CHICAGO (Sept. 4, 2017) – The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), has issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s announcement about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. “As we journey together through the time God has given us, may God give…