Author Archives: Shelley Coltrin



Shelley Coltrin

Hope
in Pastor's Weekly Message

Hope

For now, we are planning to continue to offer in-person outdoor worship on our west patio in December. Beginning Dec. 6, outdoor worship will begin at 10 a.m. rather than 9 a.m. On Sunday evening,...

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November 27, 2020
Compassion
in Pastor's Weekly Message

Compassion

This morning I woke up thinking about all that’s challenged us in 2020. I felt a tightness in my neck and a gnawing in my stomach as I thought about this year – continually learning...

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November 13, 2020
Baptism
in Pastor's Weekly Message

Baptism

On Wednesday, Nov. 4, someone asked me if I was going to talk or write about the presidential election. I said, “Well, I imagine it will take a while for us to know the outcome...

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November 06, 2020
Remembrance
in Pastor's Weekly Message

Remembrance

At 9 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, we will begin outdoor in-person worship on the west patio for up to 40 people. Watch for an email on Sunday evening, Nov. 1, with information on how to...

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October 30, 2020
Changing the World
in Pastor's Weekly Message

Changing the World

“Changing the world through Christ by caring for all people.” At St. Mark’s we’ve sought to embrace this mission statement for almost 10 years. Truly the spirit behind these words has always been part of...

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October 16, 2020
The Meaning of Power
in Pastor's Weekly Message

The Meaning of Power

“We lost power during that storm.” “Our internet doesn’t have enough power.” “That person is such a powerful speaker.” Think of all the ways we use the word “power.” That’s our word for this Sunday,...

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October 09, 2020
Revelation
in Pastor's Weekly Message

Revelation

Three months ‘til Christmas! That’s sobering, isn’t it? How much has changed since last Christmas? How could we have anticipated all the ways we’d be upended this year? When I began last fall to plan...

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September 25, 2020