Join us this Sunday, December 4 for our worship of God:
8 a.m. – Low Mass
A spoken service in traditional language in the Lady Chapel, with sermon by Mother Nora Johnson
9 a.m. – Family Mass
A contemporary-language service at the Crossing, with the Choir of Boys & Girls, congregational hymns, and sermon by Mother Erika Takacs
10 a.m. – Christian Education for All Ages
Adult Form: Love, Hope, and Stitching. Parishioner Cassie Epting talks about her work in the early days of the AIDS crisis at Saint Mark’s, and the community that formed around that work. Cassie will give us a special presentation on the panel from the AIDS quilt that we now use on the the Nave Altar at the Family Mass.
Children ages 3 and up are welcome 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.
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 Father Sean Mullen
3 p.m. – Choral Evensong & Benediction
Join us for our monthly Evensong and Benediction. This liturgy will be offered in thanksgiving for the life of Mother Paulette Schiff, associate rector of Saint Mark’s from 1989 to 1997 and the first woman to serve as priest here. An organ recital by Mr. Wesley Parrott will immediately follow, as well as a reception in the Parish Hall.