This Sunday at Saint Mark's

The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany, February 17

8 a.m. - Low Mass

A spoken service with traditional-language in the Lady Chapel, with sermon

Sermon by Mother Johnson

9 a.m. - Family Mass

A contemporary-language service in the Nave, with music sung by the Choir of Boys & Girls, congregational hymns, and sermon

Sermon by Father Mullen

Blessed are the pure in heart – Sir Henry Walford Davies (1869-1941)
(sung by an Ensemble from the Parish Choir)

11 a.m. - Choral High Mass

A contemporary-language service at the High Altar, with music sung by the the Parish Choir, chant and incense, congregational hymns, and sermon

Sermon by Father Babin

Communion Service in F – Herbert Sumsion (1899-1995)
Beati quorum via – Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Christ our Passover – Healey Willan (1880-1968)

Posted on February 11, 2019 .

Upcoming at Saint Mark's

Second Thursdays, February 14 at 10:30 a.m.
Second Thursdays are coffee hours coordinated by the Saint Mark’s Neighbor Care. They are social events open to all parishioners and intended to provide a convenient opportunity for parishioners to get to know each other better in a neighborly way. They are held on the second Thursday of each month in the Food Court of the Bellevue Hotel at Broad and Walnut Streets. For further information, please contact David Marshall.

Modified Parish Office Schedule, February 18
The Parish Office will be closed Monday, January 18 in observance of Presidents’ Day. Low Mass will be said at 10 a.m. but there will be no other programming or liturgies.

Family Bread Baking, Saturday, February 23 at 10:30 a.m.
Do you enjoy baking bread, or are you interested in trying it for the first time? On February 23, children and families are invited to gather in the Parish Hall kitchen following the 10 a.m. Mass (around 10:30 a.m.) to bake loaves of a simple French bread. You are encouraged to invite another family to join you as well! To RSVP, contact Father Babin.

Shrove Tuesday, March 5 at 6 p.m.
Before the Season of Lent begins, Saint Mark’s will have one last feast, a Pancake Supper! Come for an evening of pancakes and bacon prepared by the 20s/30s Ministry; and following supper, there will be a pancake race for children and youth, with prizes to be won.

Ash Wednesday, March 6
Ash Wednesday marks the official start of Lent. We will mark this day of penitence and self-reflection with Low Mass at 7:30 a.m., Sung Mass at 12:10 p.m., and Choral High Mass at 7:00. There will be imposition of ashes at all Masses.

Posted on February 11, 2019 .

Annual Parish Meeting and Annual Report 2019

The Rector and the Rector’s Warden presented a Report to the Annual Parish Meeting on February 10. The supporting written report includes a budget summary, mention of ministry accomplishments in the past year, and discussion of challenges that lie ahead of us. At the meeting we are reminded of our mission to be a community that gathers in faith, serves in love, and proclaims hope through Jesus Christ. You can find the Rector’s written report to the Parish here.

Posted on February 11, 2019 .