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New Grief & Loss Group
Sunday, March 26, 11 a.m., in the Fireside Room. If you are experiencing grief and loss, we want you to know about a new group taking shape at St. Mark. Join us if you can at our first gathering on Sunday, March 26. Spend time together with friends whose lives are in...
A New Map: Navigating the Path of Scripture and Sexuality
on Saturday, March 25 from 9am-2pm. We'll explore together the questions many of us are asking, before turning to a more constructive way of reading the Scriptures more faithfully and lovingly. Learn more about it here...
Holy Week Schedule of Events
4/6 6:30PM - Maundy Thursday 4/7 12:00 Noon - Good Friday at New Hope 4/8 11:00AM - Easter Eggs-Travaganza and Potluck, registration required email Jane@stmarkpresbyterian.org 4/8 5:00PM - Easter Saturday, followed by our "Life Together" social hour 4/9 Easter Sunday...
Saturday, April 8 – 11:00am – 1:30pm The festivities will begin on the Church patio with crafts, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and the story of Easter followed by an Easter egg hunt on the Preschool Nature yard. Festivities end with a potluck lunch. Bring your...
Joining Jesus at the Margins: A Lenten Journey
Text Study and Discussion. Visit our website education page to watch a 30-minute text study video each week followed by a one-hour recorded Zoom discussion. (https://www.stmarkpresbyterian.org/education/weekly-bible-text-studies/) Lenten Study with New...
Upcoming Health Ministry Events
Health Commission has some exciting programs for the congregation. There will be two CPR/AED classes, one on April 15 and the other Sept. 16. The Staff is trained but it is important for anyone else that can be trained to do so, as well. Contact Ann Scott...
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...
Three Southern California Presbyterian churches collaborate on Ash-less Wednesday service
The service, available online churchwide, will focus on hope and racial justice. For three social justice-focused Presbyterian churches in Orange County, California, Ash Wednesday will look different this year. But its meaning may be even more profound and deeply felt...
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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.