Tag: hope


04
Nov 2022
Denominational Update

What’s happening with the United Methodist Church? If you watch mainstream media, you might have seen articles about the church splintering or splitting. This isn’t entirely true, but it has some truth in its midst. Let’s talk about the UMC. There was a specially called General Conference in 2019 that did work around issues of human sexuality and the church. It was a very harmful Conference for many in both “camps” – traditional and progressive – and everyone in between. It made things more legalistic and more rules-oriented, while removing any wiggle......

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Taking Stock

Taking Stock

  With school back in session and summer winding down, programming here at St. Mark’s is beginning to wake up again. This Sunday we will hold our Rally Day—our kids will invite us to...


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Choosing Joy

Choosing Joy

The nights are getting longer and the sunshine is getting shorter. Winter is coming, and we are fast approaching the longest night. Even in the midst of the joy and cheer of the season,...


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Perseverance

Perseverance

This week, our ICU numbers are bad. This week, some other number got worse by six times. Not double, SIX times worse. This week, that school is closed, and that one is missing a...


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Upcoming

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...


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