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Third Sunday in Epiphany

Welcome to worship on this Third Sunday of Epiphany!  We rejoice over the gift of Holy Baptism!  We give thanks for Bishop Rick Jaech’s sermon on what it means to follow Jesus today.  We invite you to celebrate the gift of Holy Communion.  Please have your bread and wine (or something similar) ready. God bless…

Second Sunday of Epiphany

Welcome to worship today!  On this Second Sunday of Epiphany, we hear Jesus invite disciples of every time and place,  “Follow Me.”  Philip also invites us to “Come and See.”  We gather to see Jesus and the love of God reveal to and through us.  This love makes a difference! Today’s service includes the celebration…

Baptism of Jesus – Sunday, January 10, 2021

Welcome to worship on this Sunday morning! Remember your baptism! That’s the theme today. We live in a place with an abundance of opportunities to feel God’s presence everyday with this sacramental gift- ordinary things infused with the divine. Today we learn that Jesus baptizes the water. It becomes Sacred, God’s grace poured out for…

Second Sunday of Christmas Worship

Welcome to worship on this first Sunday in the New Year and the second Sunday of the Christmas season!  This morning’s Lessons and Carols service  is a collaborative effort of 9 of our local ELCA congregations.  During worship, you will hear the Christmas scriptures and beloved carols along with back ground information.  St. Mark’s PraisRing…

First Sunday of Christmas Lessons and Carols Service

Welcome to worship on the First Sunday of Christmas! This morning’s Lessons and Carols Service was a collaborative effort involving several pastors in our Synod (including Pastor Beth and features St. Mark members offering the Prayers of the People). Listen, once again to the story of Christ’s birth, sing the beautiful carols of the Christmas…

Christmas Eve Worship

Merry Christmas!  Thank you for joining us this Christmas Eve!  Tonight’s service is a Candlelight Communion Service. We invite you to light a candle and have communion elements ready (bread and wine or something similar).  We rejoice with the angels and give thanks to God that there is always room for us in Jesus Christ! …

Fourth Sunday in Advent Worship

Welcome to worship on this Fourth Sunday in Advent.  Our children and students lead us in worship today!  They bless us with their genuine faith and Christmas joy!  Today we celebrate Holy Communion so have bread and wine (or something similar) ready. All are welcome at the Lord’s Table. T This morning, we also give…

Second Sunday in Advent

Welcome to worship!  We are thankful you are here.  This morning we light the second candle in our Advent wreath, the candle of peace.  We pray for peace in our world, in our community, and in our lives.  We celebrate Holy Communion today.  If you would like to participate, have your bread and wine (or…

First Sunday in Advent

Welcome to worship on this first Sunday in the season of Advent! We light the first candle in our Advent wreath for hope and celebrate the gift of Holy Communion.  As usual, there is lots of great music!  Also this morning, both Pastor Eric (Children’s Time) and Pastor Beth (sermon) explore the prophet Isaiah’s prayer…

Christ the King Sunday Nov 22, 2020

In place of our usual St Mark created Sunday Worship Video, this week we present a Video from Synod Region 1 leadership including Bishop Rick Jaech (gives the sermon), Bishop Shelley Wickstrom, Bishop Shelley Bryan Wee, Bishop Kristen Kuempel, and Bishop Laurie Larson Caesar for congregations whose pastors and deacons participated in a theological education…