Special Notices

ZOOM CONGREGATIONAL MEETING

Zoom Congregational Meeting

On Sunday, November 15th, members of St. Mark attended our annual congregational meeting at 9:00 a.m. using Zoom.  At this meeting, we discussed and voted on the proposed 2021 Spending Plan (Budget).  Our process began in September with the Financial Planning Committee (FPC) gathering data based on the Approved 2020 Spending Plan (Budget) and setting…

Virtual Visit from Loretta

We had a virtual visit from Loretta this week. Loretta, true to her unique self, delivers a poignant message about social distancing and living as children of God.  She speaks the truth with clarity and humor. If you don’t know who Loretta is, you will after this brief 8 minute video!  Thank you, Loretta! To…

The Labyrinth is Open

On these gloriously sunny days, if you want to practice spiritual nurture (and promise to practice social distancing as well), the St. Mark labyrinth is open for prayerful meditation. The labyrinth is located between the sanctuary and the educational wing with an entrance from the side parking lot. (The church building unfortunately is closed due…

It’s almost here: 2019 ELCA Churchwide Assembly

Voting members will convene Aug. 5-10 for the 2019 ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) Churchwide Assembly at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. This will be the 15th gathering of the assembly, the primary decision-making body of the ELCA. This year’s theme is “We Are Church,” and voting members will spend the week participating in…

St Mark Weather Update #2

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.                                                                  …

St Mark Weather Update

Dear people of St. Mark, We hope and pray you are safe and warm during this cold weather and snow.  The forecast shows we will get more snow tomorrow (Monday). The church office will be closed tomorrow (Monday).  (We typically follow the North Thurston Public Schools schedule in terms of closures for inclement weather).  Please…

****SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICES CANCELED!***

Due to the amount of snow still on the ground (and on roads), the extremely low temperatures forecast for this evening and tomorrow, and the unsafe conditions of our parking lot, worship services tomorrow are canceled. We and your church council want you to please stay home, keep warm, and be safe. We apologize for…