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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Justice, Community, and Why Juneteenth Matters Forum with Kenan Moos of Justice Vanguard – This Sunday, May 26

The Becoming Beloved Community Task Force is excited to welcome Kenan Moos, co-founder of Justice Vanguard, the community-building and education-centered organization promoting social justice through beauty, celebration, and education. Their presentation is called The Marathon – about the journey to creating sustainable and supportive communities. They will also share about creating the Juneteenth Festival and…

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Carpooling for Pride Mass at Grace Cathedral

Join us for Pride Mass at Grace Cathedral on Sunday, June 2! We are coordinating carpools to head up to Grace Cathedral on the evening of Sunday, June 2 to celebrate their colorful, joyful Pride liturgy, which begins at 6pm. This year is all about celebrating community, beginning with LGBTQ+ organizations from across the Bay in a…

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Intergenerational Storytelling with Debbie Clark for the Beginning of Pride Month

Join us on Sunday, June 2 at the 11:30 a.m. Forum as we kick off LGBTQ+ Pride Month and and “Summer Sundays” with a story-telling session for all ages, led by our own wonderful Debbie Clark! Debbie will share a beautiful, Pride-themed story in the Kennedy Room, and then we’ll all participate in a craft…

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Yoga at St. Mark’s with Alan Twhigg

Four Free Classes: Saturdays, May 25 – June 14 11:00 a.m. – noon in the Kennedy Room – New to yoga? A regular practitioner? All are welcome to come for this meditative practice offered by parishioner Alan Twhigg, a trained yoga instructor. Whether you do yoga for physical, mental, or spiritual health — or all…

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Funeral for Channing Chrisman – Sunday, May 26

Beloved longtime parishioner Channing Chrisman died peacefully on May 10. His funeral is at St. Mark’s in the Chapel of Mary Magdalene at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 26. Holy God, grant to him eternal rest and let light perpetual shine upon him. May his soul and the souls of all the departed, though the…

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Pentecost 2024 Recap

Pentecost 2024 was one for the books at St. Mark’s as we worshipped, prayed, feasted, and played together. The Feast of the Pentecost ends the Season of Easter and is often referred to as the Birthday of the Church. In the Book of Acts, scriptures tells of the promised Holy Spirit coming upon the disciples…

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