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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sundays

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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Join the St. Mark’s Book Group in reading Gilead

The St. Mark’s Book Group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. in the Kennedy Room. For our July meeting, we are reading Marilynne Robinson’s evocative, Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Gilead.  Critics have called the novel, “one of fiction’s finest reflections on the sacramental dimensions of life, especially the Christian life…

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Summer Sunday Forum for All Ages: Group Art with Carla Bliss – June 23

Intergenerational art and fellowship with our own Carla Bliss! Come enjoy the Summer Sunday Forum on June 23 after the 10:00 liturgy. All ages are welcome to gather with our favorite artist who will lead us in creating watercolors, on your own or in a group – and see how the Spirit flows! Download PDFSend…

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Summer Sunday Forum June 30 – Include Me! with Rev. Nancy

A little history, a lot of exploration together – for all ages! – of our diversity as Episcopalians, and as St. Markans. God loves us all the same, but we don’t have to be all the same. It’s a lesson we keep learning as Christians. It’s going to be fun to see where we are…

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Support the Juneteenth Festival – Saturday, June 22, 12 – 5p.m. — Hillview Park, 97 Hillview Ave, Los Altos — Carpool from St. Mark’s!

Kenen Moos from Justice Vanguard spoke at our parish Forum about the mission to foster community and promote social justice. One of their favorite ways to support this important work is to host a rousing Juneteenth Festival, and a significant way St. Mark’s can support and learn is to attend the festival! If you would…

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NOTES FOR RETIRING BISHOP MARC ANDRUS: Due July 14

In late July 2024, we will say our final goodbyes as a Diocese to Bishop Marc Andrus begins his retirement back east in Virginia. Bishop Marc has served the Diocese of California since July 2006, and he will be followed by Bishop Austin Rios who will assume the position of Bishop Diocesan. We are sending…

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Anne Laver in Recital at St. Mark’s

As part of the American Guild of Organists’ National Convention, Syracuse University organist Annie Laver will perform a recital at St. Mark’s on Thursday July 4 at 11:30 a.m. Her program includes two world premieres of works for trombone and organ by composers Natalie Draper and Jessica Meyer. Parishioners are warmly invited to attend free…

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who we are

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