Tag: hope


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Mar 2021
Holy Week

  Sunday, March 28, is Palm and Passion Sunday, which is the start of Holy Week. We’ll be blessed with a recorded worship service at 9:45 a.m. that includes lots of music – a cantata called “What Kind of King?” along with readings, children’s time, sermon and prayer. Join us online. We’ll have only recorded worship on Palm Sunday and on Easter, April 4. So, Holy Week is almost here. Sometimes by now I’m tired of Lent, of the disciplines I’ve chosen. This year, though, since I made the commitment to give......

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What Lasts?

What Lasts?

  This Sunday, Jan. 24, we continue our sermon series “Grounded in Love” with a message called “The Greatest is Love,” drawing from the last verses of I Corinthians 13 and also from portions...


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Christmas Blessings

Christmas Blessings

“Christmas is so different this year.” I’ve heard that quite a bit over the last few weeks, haven’t you? Perhaps Christmas IS different at your house in 2020. Some things have changed with ours...


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Hope

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...


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Compassion

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...


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Remembrance

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...


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Changing the World

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...


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Revelation

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...


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