This Sunday at Saint Mark's: The Seventh Sunday of Easter

Join us this Sunday, May 28 for our worship of God:

8 a.m. – Low Mass

A spoken service in traditional language in the Lady Chapel, with sermon by Mother Erika Takacs

9 a.m. – Family Mass

A contemporary-language service in the Nave, with the Choir of Boys & Girls, congregational hymns, and children's sermon by Father Sean Mullen

10 a.m. – Christian Formation for All Ages

Children ages 3 and up are invited to join us in the Library for Schola. Each week students sing together, play musical games, learn a bit of music theory, listen to Bible stories, and spend time in prayer. Pre-Schola is formation for our youngest disciples, aged 0-36 months. Join us at 10:15 a.m. in the Choir Room (upstairs, next to the Library) for 15 minutes of musical play and storytelling. Pre-Schola parents and children are then welcome to join Schola for a time of prayer at 10:30 a.m.

Adult Forum: Religious Experience, Part 1. Parishioner Roy Clouser, a philosopher of religion, will lead us in a two-part discussion of the experiential aspect of religion. He will talk about this topic from a theological, philosophical, and personal perspective.

11 a.m. – Choral High Mass

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

Coffee and refreshments in the Parish Hall follow the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Masses.

Posted on April 19, 2017 .

Coming Up at Saint Mark's

Bishop Neil Alexander

Bishop Neil Alexander

Thursday, May 25, 7 p.m. - Choral High Mass of the Ascsension

On the Feast of the Ascension, join Saint Mark's for Choral High Mass and a reception celebrating Fr. Sean Mullen's tenth year of ministry as our rector. Our guest preacher is the Rt. Rev. J. Neil Alexander, dean of the School of Theology at the University of the South, and the Parish Choir will sing Mathias' Missa Brevis and music of Gowers and Byrd.

Saturday, May 27, 9:30 a.m. - Garden Work Day

Join members of the parish for our monthly garden work day. For more information, contact Addie Peyronnin.

Monday, May 29 - Parish office closed

The parish office will be closed in observance of Memorial Day. There will be one Mass at 10 a.m.

Sunday, June 4, 3 p.m. - Solemn Evensong & Benediction

On the Day of Pentecost, the Parish Choir will sing Solemn Evensong and Benediction with Wood’s second Evening Service in E-flat and music of Lehman, Neary, and Elgar.

Tuesday, June 6, 6:30 p.m. - 20s/30s Simple Supper

Every month our 20s/30s group gathers for a simple Mass, dinner, and a chance to get to know each other better. This month we’ll talk about the ways we relate to Jesus: are we following the real deal, or are we being led on by a comfortable, convenient imitation created in our own image? Join us for this important conversation and an introduction to our summer reading selection, “My Imaginary Jesus” by Matt Mikalatos.  All 20s/30s are welcome! For more information, contact Mother Erika Takacs.

Sunday, June 11, 3 p.m. - Choral Evensong

The Choir of Boys & Girls will sing Choral Evensong on Trinity Sunday with Dyson’s Evening Service in D and music of Roger-Ducasse, Radcliffe, and Gardiner. The annual Choir Banquet follows in the Parish Hall to celebrate our choristers’ hard work this year.

Sunday, June 18 - Parish Picnic

A parish picnic follows the High Mass on Sunday, June 18, when we will observe the Feast of Corpus Christi. The 20s/30s group will be grilling hamburgers and hot dogs, please bring a salad or side dish to share.

Posted on April 19, 2017 .

The Lion's Mark: April 2017

In this issue, reflections from Fr. Sean Mullen and Ken Pearlstein, music updates from Robert McCormick and Clara Gerdes, information about parish elections, and a look ahead to Holy Week and Easter, plus upcoming events and more. Click here to read!

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Posted on April 3, 2017 .