Pastor’s Blog

Cleaning Out
June 18, 2021

Cleaning Out

I’ve found the most interesting and heartwarming things as I’ve been cleaning out my office in preparation for retirement. Just as examples, I’ve found tiny notes from children, letters of support, newspaper articles, copies of...


Random Thoughts
June 11, 2021

Random Thoughts

“I thank my God every time I remember you …” (Philippians 1:3) Along with this prayer of thanksgiving for all of you from Philippians 1:3, this prayer is on my heart this morning: New every...


Beginnings
June 04, 2021

Beginnings

This Sunday, June 6, we begin with two worship services in the Sanctuary. For 8 a.m. worship you do not need to register. Registration for 10 a.m. for June 6 is closed; watch for the...


Honor
May 28, 2021

Honor

  NOTE: This Sunday, May 30, we worship at 8 a.m. on the west patio for the last time – on Sunday, June 6, that service moves into the Sanctuary. Prerecorded worship continues at 9:45...


Pentecost
May 21, 2021

Pentecost

  This Sunday, May 23, is Pentecost, the celebration of the coming of the Holy Spirit and the birthday of the Christian church. Today I’m going to share some important decisions about reopening our campus...


PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
May 14, 2021

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

If you are planning to attend in-person worship at St. Mark’s on Sunday, May 16, wearing masks and maintaining social distance is still required. This is true for both the 8 a.m. outdoor patio service...


Mothering
May 07, 2021

Mothering

Today I’m going to share a reminder and then a few thoughts about mothers and mothering. Remember we have three ways to worship now: Recorded worship continues each week at 9:45 a.m. (see links at...


The Peace of Christ
April 30, 2021

The Peace of Christ

What’s it like when the peace of Christ settles upon my heart? I’ve been thinking about that in these anxious times, when we’re still uncertain about the COVID-19 virus and its impacts, including economic and...


Upcoming
April 23, 2021

Upcoming

Read this all the way through for information about upcoming worship and some thoughts from Sharon. This Sunday, April 25: 9 a.m. – In-person worship on the west patio. No registration required. Bring your own...


Thoughts
April 16, 2021

Thoughts

Worship in upcoming weeks: Join us at 9 a.m. on Sundays, April 18 and 25, for in-person worship on the west patio. Bring your own chair. If you unable to bring a chair, some will...