Children's Ministry

Church School

Sundays 10:30 - 11:15 am

On Sundays after High Mass our children's ministry gathers for lessons, songs, crafts, and activities. We have numerous teachers who have been trained in Safe Church, and all children are welcome.

Upcoming Sundays

September 29 - St. Michael and the Fire-Breathing Dragon
October 6 - St. Francis of Assisi
October 13 - Godly Play
October 20 - Godly Play
October 27 - All Hallow’s Party
November 3 - The Saints
November 10 - TBA
November 17 - TBA
November 24 - Advent Wreath Making

Sunday Childcare

Sundays 9:00 - 11:30 am

We love having children in church, but we also know that some of our tiniest members often need some extra attention. St. Mark's provides nursery care during high mass every Sunday of the year. Parents always have the option of keeping their children in church for the entire service, but we also know that sometimes parents need a break. The children are brought into the church at the peace so that they may come to communion with their parents.

Baptismal Catechesis


Families may have their newborns baptized at St. Mark's. The parents and sponsors meet with the clergy for instruction prior to the Baptism, and the baptism occurs within the context of public worship. Baptisms are celebrated at the Easter Vigil, the Day of Pentecost, the feast of All Saints, and the Sunday of the Baptism of Christ. Other times may be arranged in consultation with the clergy; however, baptisms are not celebrated during Advent and Lent. Adults and youth who desire to be baptized are encouraged to participate in our Formation Ministries.

Children's Ministry Spotlight