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February 2017
February 25, 2017

A Letter from our Next Rector

Dear People of St. Mark’s, I am honored and humbled to serve as the 14th Rector of St. Mark’s in the Bowery. Having read St. Mark’s is Dead, written by the talented Ada Calhoun, about the vibrant past of both St. Mark’s and the East Village, I can only begin to imagine the exciting and […]

February 24, 2017

Black History Month Series: African-American Episcopal Saints

For Black History month, I started compiling a list of African-American saints recognized by the Episcopal Church, some already in our official calendar of saints listed in Holy Women, Holy Men: Celebrating the Saints, and some proposed (names in brackets). Holy Women, Holy Men: Celebrating the Saints is the result of Presiding Bishop Jefferts Schori’s request to […]

February 19, 2017

New Rector is Called

With great pleasure, the wardens and the vestry announce that we have called the Reverend Anne Margaret Sawyer as the fourteenth Rector of St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery, and she has accepted the call. She will take up her duties on June 1, 2017, and her first service at St. Mark’s will be on the Day […]

February 17, 2017

Black History Month Series: African Americans and the Episcopal Church

It is February, when we are invited to pay more focused attention to African-American history. To start us off, here are two resources that give us insight into African Americans in the Episcopal Church from U.S. independence to the beginning of the 20th century: AA Episcopal church timeline, and a longer, illustrated version from the national Episcopal […]

February 17, 2017

Lent is Coming

In the weeks leading up to Ash Wednesday, there will be creative visioning and pancake eating, and the season of lent will full of opportunities for reflection and discussion. See the full schedule.

February 4, 2017

Introducing: The Lion Cub Club!

Children under two years old and their parents or caregivers are welcome to relax with each other during the service in a safe space created by members of the congregation. Join us! You’ll see us as you enter the sanctuary – join anytime during the service.