Special Notices

Clean Kids Showers

Today we dedicated our new Clean Kids Showers!  We were delighted to have North Thurston Public Schools Director of Student Services to help us celebrate! These showers were built especially for use by NTPS students and families.  This ministry grew out of our Clean Kids Laundry. The mission for Clean Kids began in 2016, when…

Advent/Christmas Season Worship

You are invited to celebrate the Advent and Christmas season at St. Mark! Wednesdays, November 30, December 7, 14 and 21 – Mid-Week Services – Potluck dinner at 5:45pm (bring some food to share!) followed by Holden Vespers at 6:30pm in the Parish Hall Saturday, December 24 – Christmas Eve – Family Candlelight Communion Service…

Rock Vespers!

All are welcome to attend the new “Rock Vespers” at St. Mark on Saturday May 14, June 11, July 9, and Aug 13 at 6pm in the sanctuary.  Terry Shaw, John Martin, Benjamin Martin and other community musicians will offer this welcoming service filled with a variety of popular rock music.  Although the service will…

Holy Week Services at St. Mark

We welcome you to our Holy Week services at St. Mark!   Maundy Thursday, April 14 at 7:00pm – with a simple soup supper at 6:00pm in our Parish Hall Good Friday, April 15 at 12noon and 7:00pm Easter Sunday, April 17 at 8:00am and 10:00am   God bless and be with you this week!

Giving Tree

St. Mark, it’s time for our Giving Tree for children at Hawks Prairie Head Start and Friendly Grove Preschool! Please look in emails sent from the church office for the link to sign up on SignUp Genius. We still have names available. Gifts can be brought to church on Sundays December 5 and 12. Volunteers…

Bishop Eaton’s Pastoral Message on Verdicts Concerning Death of Ahmaud Arbery

Pastoral message on the verdicts concerning the murder of Ahmaud Arbery 11/24/2021 3:20:00 PM In response to the verdicts in the trial of Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael and William Bryan in Brunswick, Ga., for the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, we offer a word of prayer and healing. We pray for Arbery’s family because no verdict can ease the…

A Message from the Bishop

A People of Hope: Until All Are Fed An online benefit for ELCA World Hunger When: Thursday, Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m. Central time Where: Zoom webinar Dear friend in Christ, You’re invited to join me and Rick Steves, guidebook author and travel TV host, as we celebrate World Food Day! This online benefit for ELCA…

Updated Mask Guidelines for St. Mark

This week Thurston County updated mask guidelines to “strongly encourage” and Washington State to “highly recommend” we mask indoors in public spaces regardless of our vaccination status. These changes were made to be in compliance with new CDC guidelines which state the same.  These updates are a result of newer findings in COVID-19  transmission and…