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Children’s Chapel – The Generous Landowner

children and parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a new …

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Francis, Clare and the Blessing of the Animals: Send Pictures Now!

Help us to celebrate the faithful, inspiring and ever timely ministry of Saints Francis and Clare!! Join us …

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Mid Peninsula CROP Hunger Walk

Register for the St. Mark’s Team or donate on your computer or mobile phone. The virtual walk funds …

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Presiding Bishop Curry Visits Grace Cathedral

On Sunday, Sept 27th, St. Mark’s will hold our regular morning livestream service at 10am, and then you …

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Regathering Postponed!

Due to projected air quality concerns, the day-by-day uncertainties, and scheduling considerations, we are postponing the start of …

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Taize Service

If you are longing for prayerful stillness and beauty in imagery and song, this online Taize service from the Sisters …

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Forum: How to Make Your Voice Heard

Now more than ever, it’s important to fight for the civic issues that reflect our spiritual values and …

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Democracy and the 2020 Election: resources for Faith Communities

“It is a Christian obligation to vote, and more than that, it is the church’s responsibility to help get …

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Children’s Chapel – A Story of Forgiveness

children and parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a new …

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St. Mark’s Youth Welcome Hotel De Zink Guests

Thank you to all who participated in making our Hotel de Zink guests feel well fed and comfortable …

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Palo Alto Safe Parking

At next Monday’s meeting, the Palo Alto City Council will consider establishing a safe parking area for unsheltered …

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Upcoming Forums!

Here’s a look ahead at the Sunday 11:15a (post-livestream) zoom forums St. Mark’s plans to host in the …

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Sacred Ground Circles Forming!

Thank you to all who have signed up to participate in Sacred Ground! If you have submitted a …

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Food Closet: Needs This Week

Urgent Need for Drop Off and Donations by Check Greetings Super Shoppers and Dedicated Cash Donors: Please, if you …

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Still Parenting in Hard Times: A Conversation for Strength and Solace

Well, here we still are, parenting through a global pandemic, a national crisis over racial injustice, massive wildfires, …

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Community Faire on Zoom!

Hospitality, Humor and the Holy Hosts When: Sunday, September 13th, 11:15am The present limitations for gathering will not …

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Children’s Chapel – The Ten Commandments

children and parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a new …

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Regathering OUtdoors – Begins on Sunday, September 13th!!

Due to the “excessive heat warning” that our area is under for this weekend, we will NOT be gathering in …

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Come and Make a Prayer Flag!

During the month of September (starting this Sunday evening, 9/6), we invite you to come by St. Mark’s …

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Jim Welch to Perform the Six Trio Sonatas for Organ by J. S. Bach – Livestream on September 6th

On Sunday, September 6, at 3 p.m. (Pacific time), Jim Welch will present a live-streamed concert of Trio …

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Eagle Scout Project Seeks Your Support!

Our very own Michael Luk, who grew up at St. Mark’s, is working towards an Eagle Scout badge. …

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Children’s Chapel – Moses and the Burning Bush

children and parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a new …

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Sign Up For Sacred Ground

This fall, St. Mark’s will be launching Sacred Ground, an anti-racism curriculum created by The Episcopal Church. We …

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Youth Group FAll Kick Off

Welcome back to a new school year!  Join us this coming Sunday, Aug. 30, 11:15am for our special school year …

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Fire Relief Donations

In addition to your prayers, our neighboring dioceses are in need of financial support to assist in relief …

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Children’s Chapel – Who is Jesus?

children and parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a new …

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Forum august 23rd: Sacred Ground

Join us on Sunday, August 23 at 11am (immediately following the livestream service) for a forum on Sacred …

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Food CLoset: Top Needs This Week

Urgent Need for Drop Off and Donations by Check Greetings Super Shoppers and Dedicated Cash Donors: Please, if you …

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Children’s Chapel – Jesus and the Canaanite Woman

children and parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a new …

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In Remembrance of Darby Dye

Darby passed away on August 5th surrounded by her husband, Gron, her daughter, Bryn, and her sisters, Dana, …

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Update Your CCB Account!

Now that so much of our communication is digital, we need you to help us to stay in …

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Children’s Chapel – Jesus Walks on Water

children and parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a new …

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Memorial Evensong for Covid-19 Victims

A special Memorial Evensong will take place on Sunday, August 16 at 3 p.m. to honor those have …

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Good Reads Book Discussion Group

This is a great time to revisit some classic books. The Good Reads Book Discussion group meets bi-monthly …

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Tuesday Scripture Discussion Group

Would you like to explore your understanding of scripture? Join us! Our group meets bi-monthly via Zoom on …

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food closet: Top needs this week

Urgent Need for Drop Off and Donations by Check Greetings Super Shoppers and Dedicated Cash Donors: Please, if you …

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Children’s CHapel – The Good Samaritan

children and parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a new …

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Breath prayer

In last week’s sermon the Rev. Liz Milner reflected on how prayer without words can sometimes be more …

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We have been asked to collect towels for Hotel de Zink

Our guests at Hotel de Zink will be showering at the Opportunity Center.  The Opportunity Center launders the HDZ …

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Children’s Chapel – The prodigal son

children and parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a new …

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Forum july 26: impact of COVID 19 on the homeless

Join us for a Forum on July 26th, at 11am (immediately following the livestream service!). We will begin with a …

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food closet: top needs this week

Urgent Need for Drop Off and Donations by Check Greetings Super Shoppers and Dedicated Cash Donors: Please, if you …

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Children’s Chapel – The Story of Jonah

children and parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a new …

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Hotel de Zink (HDZ) Coming in August

This August, St. Mark’s will welcome 15-20 otherwise homeless guests to have dinner and rest and sleep in …

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Sunday Forum Follow Up

In last week’s forum, we had a discussion about incarceration and how it intersects and is affected by multiple other …

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food closet: top needs this week

Greetings Super Shoppers and Dedicated Cash Donors: Please, if you can donate the need is urgent – the …

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Parenting in Hard Times: A Conversation for Strength and Solace

Friday, July 17th, at 7:30pm on Zoom Let’s name it: these last few months have been tough.  A …

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Survey results

Dear St. Marks, Thank you to everyone who completed a survey! Overall, the responses were quite positive, and …

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children’s chapel – the parable of the sower

children and parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a new …

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Parish Summer Book Reads on Racism (and Beyond)

Given the state of affairs in our country with the much needed conversation on race and police brutality …

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Forum july 12: impact of COVID 19 on the incarcerated

Join us this Sunday, July 12th at 11am (immediately following the livestream service!). We will begin with a …

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food closet: top needs this week

Urgent Need for Drop Off and Donations by Check Team up with the St. Mark’s Outreach Alliance in …

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Children’s Chapel – Friends who help

children and parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a new …

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St. Dorothy’s REst Offers “Virtual Camp”

St. Dorothy’s Rest is offering a virtual summer camp program during the month of July!! “At St. Dorothy’s …

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Children’s Chapel – The Boy who Shared HIs Lunch

children and parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a new …

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Children and family news

Children and Parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a …

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The Episcopal Church supports the Dream Act

The Episcopal Church has long advocated for legislation that protects Dreamers and offers a pathway to citizenship. Through …

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Children’s Chapel – Jeremiah

children and parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a new …

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What is Happening with the Episcopal Church, Police reform and you?

Please inform yourself and follow up these suggestions with your own ideas and active support. Take Action Today …

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Children’s Chapel – Abraham and Sarah

Children and Parents, As we continue to shelter at home, please check out our St. Mark’s YouTube channel for a new …

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Youth Group this summer!

Wishing all youth and families a very Happy Summer! Lily will continue Zooth Group this summer. Stay connected. …

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food closet: top needs this week

Team up with the St. Mark’s Outreach Alliance in supporting the All Saints Food Closet with your donations. …

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Outreach corner

Our focus on our neighbors who are homeless and insecurely housed continues during this time of crisis. If …

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Union of Black Episcopalians position on the eradication of racism in the Church and society

The Union of Black Episcopalians (UBE), whose members are of African descent, has fought to eradicate racism for over …

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Creation Care – watch this environmental film from June 8-June 17

The Diocese Commission on Creation Care is making available free of charge a viewing of the acclaimed documentary …

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Children’s Chapel – the creation story

Children and Parents, This Sunday, we celebrate the Trinity, a great mystery and a great truth of our faith.  On …

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A call to faithful action – from multi-faith voices for peace & justice

Online ~ at Home ~ on the Streets Many of us are unsure how to most faithfully protest …

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New – St. Mark’s Companion Groups!

Seeking, serving, and loving our neighbors as ourselves While we remain physically separated, we continue to live as …

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Agape meal liturgy to try at home

Dear community, I have heard from many of you a desire for a ritual you can do at …

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Resources for parents in these challenging times

Dear Parents, grandparents and others who care for children, These are, needless to say, painful and challenging days. …

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Social justice reading list

Here’s a list of books that the social justice group has read. Most of these books are available …

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A sad day in america

Dear Friends, If you have been watching the news you know what happened today in Washington D. C. …

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Children’s Chapel – Pentecost

Children and Parents, As we continue to shelter in place, here’s a reflection for you to use at …

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Youth group news

Zooth Group (“Zoom-Youth” Group) this Sunday! Stay connected. Pray together. Same time, same place:Topic:  Youth Group Meeting Time: Sundays at 11:15 AM …

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New: give using tithe.ly!

St. Mark’s has implemented a new online giving platform, Tithe.ly, that may provide an easier way for you …

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labyrinth walk contemplation and prayer!

Need to get out? Need an active way of prayer and contemplation? Come walk a solo Labyrinth at …

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dinners-to-go for our community members in need

The local Palo Alto Elks recently started a program to provide freshly-cooked dinners on Tuesday and Thursday evenings …

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food closet: top needs this week

Urgent Need for Drop Off and Donations by Check Team up with the St. Mark’s Outreach Alliance in …

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st. mark’s book club – June 2020

Looking ahead, our next meeting will be on Thursday, June 18th, at 7:30pm, and our book will be A …

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Children and family news – may 24, 2020 – Jesus taught us how to pray

Children and Parents, As we continue to shelter in place, here’s a reflection for you to use at …

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Outreach corner

Our focus on our neighbors who are homeless and insecurely housed continues during this time of crisis. If …

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food closet: top needs this week

Urgent Need for Drop Off Donations Team up with the St. Mark’s Outreach Alliance in supporting the All …

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Reading while sheltering

Recommendations from St. Mark’s Folk Reading recommendations for this challenging time. Rowan Williams – Tokens of Trust: An Introduction …

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Youth Group News

Join us for Zooth group! Zooth Group (“Zoom-Youth” Group) this Sunday! Stay connected. Pray together. Same time, same place:Topic:  …

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Children’s Chapel – Jesus teaches us to love one another

Children and Parents, As we continue to shelter in place, here’s a reflection for you to use at …

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children and family news

Children and Parents, As we continue to shelter in place, here’s a reflection for you to use at …

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children and family news

Children and Parents, As we continue to shelter in place, here’s a reflection for you to use at …

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Outreach Corner

St. Mark’s Outreach Commission Our focus on our neighbors who are homeless and insecurely housed continues during this …

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Children and Family News

Children and Parents, As we continue to shelter in place through Eastertide, here’s a reflection for you to …

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Virtual Office Hours

Rev. Nikky will be hosting virtual “office hours” next week on Wednesday April 22, from 10am – noon. Stop in …

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From the Clergy

What happens when this is all over? Will we be changed? Will we heed the lessons of a …

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