Pastor’s Blog

Remembering Our Methodist Heritage
June 16, 2023

Remembering Our Methodist Heritage

Did you miss me?!? The Bartlow family has returned from our three-week epic vacation and Continuing Education opportunity in Europe. We spent a week walking around Paris, joined the Wesley Heritage Tour for an introduction...


Liminal Space
June 02, 2023

Liminal Space

Greetings Church Family, This is Pastor Stuart writing to you, from the “liminal space” Pastor Lynn spoke about several weeks ago in her sermon. In case you missed this message, liminal space is that which...


This is Pentecost
May 26, 2023

This is Pentecost

Guest Writer: Rev. Dr. Evy McDonald This Sunday is Pentecost and it is a time of revival and celebration. It is the day we, as Christians, mark the fulfillment of a promise Jesus gave to...


Busy, Busy May
May 12, 2023

Busy, Busy May

May is a busy month for St. Mark’s! Service Sunday was a great success! We had 17 teams of people doing various service projects all over campus and the community. You’ll see photos on Sunday...


Join Us for Service Sunday!
May 05, 2023

Join Us for Service Sunday!

We have 175 people signed up for our first Service Sunday. That’s fantastic news! We are addressing Priority No. 4 in our church’s stated priorities: “St. Mark’s United Methodist Church will become physically involved in...


To Merge, or Not To Merge?
April 28, 2023

To Merge, or Not To Merge?

This Sunday, the membership at both Sanctuary and St. Mark’s United Methodist Churches will vote in their own meetings whether to merge functionally and legally into one church. Sanctuary started this conversation with us in...