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 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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Community, Faith, and Racial Justice Speaker Series with Dr. Lerone Martin: March 6 @ 7 PM, please join us!

Speaker Series: Community, Faith, and Racial Justice Our nation continues to combat racial inequality in 2024, 60 years after the passage of the landmark 1964 Civil Rights Act. Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church in Palo Alto invites the wider community to an upcoming speaker series, “Community, Faith and Racial Justice,” that explores the role of Christianity,…

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DIY Fascinator Hat Party this Saturday at 4pm

Margalynne Armstrong, in collaboration with the Women’s Ministry, is hosting an enjoyable workshop crafting “Fascinator Hats.” Unleash your inner fashionista as we gather to craft our own unique fascinator hats. We will provide all the essentials – bases, netting, feathers, flowers, beads, glue guns, clips, and headbands. All you need to bring is your imagination…

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This Sunday’s Forum: Sharing about Our Lenten Book Read and Lenten Experience

Come share about your Lent this Sunday, whether it is feeling big…or nuthin’. Join Rev. Nancy Ross on March 3rd for a conversation about how we experience this holy season. Together we will reflect on our All-Parish Book-Read, The Lives We Actually Have, or your other reflections — so come share, whether you’re reading the book…

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Easter Memorials and Thanksgivings

St. Mark’s tradition continues with offerings of Easter Memorials and Thanksgivings, which help support having wonderful guest musicians and beautiful flowers for our Easter services. Your Memorials and Thanksgivings will be read at the Easter services and printed in the service bulletin.  The deadline for the Easter programs is March 22nd. You may fill out…

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2024 Holy Week Schedule

Holy Week is a time to reflect on the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Remembering Jesus’ actions, reflecting on his messages and recommitting to living as his disciples in the world today. The Triduum marks the three-part worship of Holy Week which takes us to the final days of Jesus life, crucifixion, and…

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Sunday Forum: Lenten Organ Recital

Matthew Burt, our beloved music director, will present a 30 minute organ recital of music based on Lent and Passiontide hymns at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday March 10. The recital will include works by J. S. Bach, Johannes Brahms, Clay Christiansen, Euguene Hancock, Kenneth Leighton, Marianne Kim, and St. Mark’s own Ron Hodges. All are…

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