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ST. MARK GIVING TREE

Gifts must be returned by Sunday, December 11th, 10:30am. Our tree, with all the children’s tags, is up and available during our weekend worship services. This is a wonderful ministry when we get to bring Christmas joy to the children supported by the...

DECEMBER BREW THEOLOGY

Join us at St. Mark on Tuesday, December 6th from 6:30-8:30pm for a discussion led by SueJeanne Koh and Jenn McCullough. We'll meet for a potluck, an optional beer share, fellowship, and thoughtful theological engagement. Email Jenn@stmarkpresbyterian.org with...

WORSHIP THIS CHRISTMAS SEASON

BLUE CHRISTMAS WORSHIP SERVICE: On Saturday, December 10th, our Saturday @ 5 worship will be a “Blue Christmas” service, offering Prayer for Healing and Wholeness, opportunities to remember those who will not be able to celebrate the season with us this year. ...

PATRICK’S PURPOSE “WALK WITH US”!

Patrick’s Purpose Foundation Walk With Us will take place Saturday, December 17 at 11:00 am at 1641 Ford Rd, Newport Beach (the Port Street neighborhood). We will walk about 2 miles to bring awareness to teen mental health, and celebrate the life and legacy of...

GREAT DECISIONS:

The Peace and Justice Commission announces that the eight-part Great Decisions Series for 2023 will begin Monday, January 30th.  It will be virtual, and once again expert leaders will help unravel tough topics. Watch for the opportunity to buy...

WE ARE LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Below is a list of things for which we could use help, either weekly, routinely, or occasionally. If any of them peak your interest, please let us know by contacting the office (949-644-1341 or click here.) - Computer Tech to run the Slideshow on...

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News & Stories

Christ the King and the Challenge of Symbols

“Christ the King” on the cross offers a way of exposing systemic injustice by hanging in solidarity with victims of a violent system, but refusing to buy into the same violence that sustains it. READ THE FULL STORY

No touching on Ash Wednesday? Pandemic leaves its mark on Lent

Ash Wednesday, when members of the clergy smear ashes in the shape of a cross on the foreheads of the faithful as a sacred reminder that all humans are made of dust and shall return to dust, is probably the most tactile of Christian observances. In many churches, it’s...

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LGBTQIA: The ABC’s of Inclusivity

If you are just learning what LGBTQIA means or are looking for a church that accepts you, no matter what letter you represent, this brochure is for you.