The Third Sunday of Advent
Sunday, December 17
Morning Prayer 7:30 am
Low Mass 8:00 am
Children's Ministry 9:00 am
Advent Adult Formation Class 9:00 am
Solemn High Mass 10:00 am
Christmas Decorating 11:30 am
Sunday Supper Ministry 5:15 pm
Evening Sung Mass 6:00 pm
Blue Christmas Night Prayer & Benediction 7:00 pm
This Week at St. Mark's
Join us for Night Prayer and Benediction on Sunday, December 17 at 7:00 pm when we take the time to pray for peace in our hearts and in the world.
St. Mark's will once again offer the traditional Christmas service of Nine Lessons and Carols on Saturday, December 23 at 4:00 pm.
Reading Evelyn Underhill
This Advent and Christmas you are invited to read Advent with Evelyn Underhill, edited by Christopher Webber.
Silent Night, Holy Night
This Christmas we encourage all children and their families to come and join any of our worship services. Children are always welcome at all of our masses at St. Mark's.
December 17 & 23, January 6
All are welcome to help us decorate the church for the season of Advent and the Twelve Days of Christmas.
Sundays at 9:00 am
Our Advent Sunday morning class is inspired by an initiative of our Presiding Bishop, the Most Rev'd Michael Curry. Join us as we strive to become the Beloved Community.
The Holly and the Ivy
Every Christmas the altars of St. Mark's are adorned with beautiful flowers and our liturgies enjoy high quality music. Help us ensure that we continue this venerable tradition.
Sundays at 9:00 am
On Sundays our children's ministry meets in the Sunday School Room, gathering for lessons, songs, crafts, and activities. All children are welcome!
Sundays at 5:15 pm
Every Sunday evening volunteers gather at St. Mark's to serve supper for the homeless and hungry of our neighborhood.
For Such a Time as This
For Such a Time as This is a call to prayer, fasting, and advocacy on the 21st day of each month. Learn more by watching a video from our Presiding Bishop, the Most Rev'd Michael Curry.
Music at the Solemn High Mass
Gaudete - Mode I
Missa de Angelis - Jan Janca (b. 1933)
Psalm 126 - Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)
Veni Emmanuel - Zoltan Kodaly (1882-1967)
People, look East - WLP 724
The great forerunner of the morn - 272
Hark! a thrilling voice is sounding - 59
Freu’ dich sehr, meine Seele - Johann Gottfried Walther (1684-1748)
Dialogue sur les Grands Jeux - Louis-Nicolas Clérambault (1676-1749)