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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Feast of St. Mary Magdalene and Chapel Commemoration – July 21

Commemorating the dedication of our chapel to St. Mary Magdalene last July in the chapel, we will celebrate a special liturgy at the 8:00 and 10:00 services for her Feast Day on Sunday, July 21, with music, prayers, icons, and blessing as we unveil a new Chapel Sign.

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Sunday July 28 Forum 11:30AM: Understanding Political Polls and What They Teach Us about Polarized Thinking

The Becoming Beloved Community Task Force invites you to a Sunday Forum, July 28 at 11:30 am to hear our own David Brady, a St. Mark’s 8 am-er, who is an academic expert in political polling.  Hear David speak on how to understand polls better and what we might be able to learn about  factors that contribute…

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Hotel de Zink Shelter Returns to St. Mark’s in August – LINENS, ice cream and MEALTRAIN SIGN UPS NEEDED

St. Mark’s is one of twelve churches that each provide dinner and accommodation to 15-20 homeless adults every night for one month of the year. Named “Hotel de Zink,” the shelter program was started in 1987 as part of the Urban Ministry of Palo Alto – named for Police Chief Howard Zink who supported services…

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SAVE THE DATE for the Parish Retreat! October 11-13 at Bishop’s Ranch

WHAT?? ALREADY TALKING ABOUT OCTOBER? You bet! Make sure you’ve got October 11-13 on your calendar and are planning on coming, because it will be here before you know it. The Parish Retreat at beautiful Bishop’s Ranch in Healdsburg is a weekend of fun, fellowship, and spiritual nourishment. There will be social gatherings, music, story…

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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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