all are welcome

 Lifelong Christians and folks who aren't really sure about church; those asking questions or seeking healing and forgiveness; LGBTQ+ or straight; single, partnered, married, or divorced; young, old, or somewhere in between: you are welcome here. All who seek Christ are invited to the table, without exception.

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8am Eucharist: spoken Rite II service in our chapel; in person 
10am Eucharist: liturgy with music & choir; in person and livestreamed

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featured news

Revs. Nick and Nancy Away

Rev. Nick began his Air Force Chaplain training this week (returning at Pentecost, May 19) and Rev. Nancy will be away this coming Tuesday – Sunday (April 23-28). Our beloved Rev. Liz Milner will be the Presider at the Liturgy on Sunday, April 28. Your St. Mark’s staff and vestry are here, working and available…

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St. Mark’s Inquirers Class – For Newcomers, or Just Inquiring Minds! Sundays, May 5, 12, 19 at 9:00 – 9:50 a.m.

Our Episcopal worship and tradition is deep, and deeply rooted. Come learn more about St. Mark’s and our practice of “the Episcopal branch of the Jesus movement,” as Presiding Bishop Curry names it. We’ll explore, and answer questions, and connect with each other. This class is designed to be a welcoming and informative space especially…

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Come for Parish Book-Read and Ongoing Discussion, In-Person or Via Zoom! This Sunday and Next (April 21 and 28)

Last week the discussions were robust! And this Sunday and next, we’ll continue engaging with Debie’s book A Faith of Many Rooms, and the reflections it brings up for us in our own spiritual journeys. Join in the lively discussion with group leaders Debbie Clark and Peter Jon Shuler in person at the Forum Hour…

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Free Organ Recital at St. Mark’s

The Palo Alto/Peninsula Chapter of the American Guild of Organists (AGO) is sponsoring a recital at St. Mark’s on Saturday April 20 at 4:00 p.m. AGO members of all ages will play works by Bach, Howells, Widor, and living composers Paul Fey and Angela Kraft Cross. The concert is free and open to the public,…

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You’re Invited to Rev. Nikky’s Installation

Dear St. Mark’s, Thank you all for the prayers, love, support, and encouragement with which you sent me off last year. With great gratitude and joy, I write to share that I have been called as Rector of St. Timothy’s Mountain View, and to invite you all to join in the celebration! You are welcome…

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St. Mark’s is a welcoming, progressive church that believes all are welcome at God’s banquet table. 

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At the very center of our life together is worship, expressed in ritual, prayers, music, and spoken words.


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