Pastor's Weekly Message
What do you know about Jurisdictional Conference? This week the United Methodist Church will be in the news again, and I want you to be aware of it before it happens. Next week I’ll talk more about the denomination, but this week let’s talk about Jurisdictional Conference. In our church structure, each church is a part of a conference. St. Mark’s is a member of the Desert Southwest Conference, which includes all of Arizona, parts of southwest Nevada, and a couple of smaller churches on the California side of the border. Each......
A few years ago, as we were finishing a year-long worship series on “A Journey Through the Bible,” we found ourselves in the Book of Revelation in December, during Advent. The thought crossed my...
June 25, 2021 -
by Shelley Coltrin
in Pastor's Weekly Message
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...