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Clarification from Bishop Miller Concerning the ELCA as a “Sanctuary Church Body”

On August 5 – 10, the ELCA held its Church wide Assembly in Milwaukee, WI. The Assembly meets every three years. It is the highest decision-making body in the ELCA and is akin to a council. It is made up … Continue reading

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Breathe In Us As We Pray

Breathe In Us As We Pray On Sunday the 9th of June, we will join together with Christian churches throughout the world to celebrate the Day of Pentecost. The word Pentecost means “fiftieth.” The day of Pentecost is fifty days … Continue reading

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Living In The Resurrection

What a glorious Easter Sunday it was at St. Mark’s!  The sanctuary was filled with people, young and old, who came to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. Members commented how good it felt to see so many … Continue reading

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The Power that Flows Within and with All

I write this message on March 20, 2019. It is the day of the Vernal Equinox, or the first day of Spring. For six months or so, day will be longer than night. This day comes after what has seemed … Continue reading

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On Wednesday, March 6th, the season of Lent will begin.  It is a time when Christians all over the world prepare for the observance of Holy Week and the celebration of the Resurrection on Easter morning, which this year is … Continue reading

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Living a Life Filled With Awe and Amazement

On January 18, 2019, Pulitzer Prize winning poet and author Mary Oliver passed away at the age of 83. I have been a fan of her poetry for many years, drawn to the simplicity of her poems and her use … Continue reading

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WHY

2018 is the year of Stewardship here at St. Mark’s.  For me what comes to mind for is “why?”  There have been a lot of whys asked this year.  When people as themselves “why,” aren’t they really trying to find … Continue reading

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Welcome to St. Marks

Faith, hope and love are the foundations of the Christian faith.  We are building a diverse community of people upon this foundation at St. Mark’s.  We welcome you to gather with us.  Come and experience a community that has learned … Continue reading

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