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January 19, 2018

How Episcopal churches embrace ‘radical welcome’

How Episcopal churches embrace ‘radical welcome’

St. Mark’s new ramp is featured in an article written by Amy Sowder for the Episcopal News Service on accessibility for Episcopal churches around the country.   How Episcopal churches embrace ‘radical welcome’

January 10, 2018

Welcome from the Rector

Welcome from the Rector

January 9, 2018

Seeking Justice Forum – Dr. John Thatamanil – Turn the other cheek?

Turn the Other Cheek?: The Interreligious Roots and Promise of Nonviolence In the United States, nonviolence seems to be losing its appeal. In the wake of Charlottesville, progressives and radicals are instead increasingly impressed by the antifa movement and wonder if nonviolence still works. Frustration with the the rise of alt-right fascist populism also has […]

January 9, 2018

“New York Lamentation” premieres at Christ Episcopal Church

Directed by Jeannine Otis, “New York Lamentation” will have its first performance at Christ Episcopal Church in Staten Island on January 21 at 3:00pm. Written by Rev. Chuck Kramer, New York Lamentation is a historical play about people who have enslaved people or who were enslaved themselves in the 17th and 18th century of NYC. […]

January 9, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner – January 15, 2018

Guest Speaker: J. Chester Johnson, poet, essayist, translator and Spoken Word Artists: Baba Israel (Baba) & Kirakos Prodist (Yako) J. Chester Johnson will discuss his writings on civil rights with particular attention to the importance of the 1919 Elaine Race Massacre, which occurred in rural SE Arkansas along the Mississippi River Delta and which has […]

November 16, 2017

Gun Safety Resolution

Proposer of Resolution: The Vestry of St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery The Gun Safety Sentence Adopted at Diocesan Convention On November 11, 2017 at the New York Diocesan Convention, The Vestry of St. Mark’s In The Bowery proposed a resolution on a “Gun Safety Sentence,” which passed unanimously. St. Mark’s wishes to thank Claudia […]

October 4, 2017

Justice Film Festival – Sheen Center for Thought & Culture

October 6-8 at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture at 18 Bleecker St. The festival exhibits films that explore and celebrate social justice through the lens of faith. Tickets are $12.50 per session with promo code: JFFchurch2017. You can see the full line-up and buy tickets at: www.sheencenter.org/shows/justice

August 17, 2017

The Legacy of Racism – an article by Parishioner Nell Braxton Gibson

In the summer 2017 issue of  The Episcopal New Yorker, focused on Race, we are reminded that “…for all of you are one in Christ Jesus,” Galatians 3:28. St. Mark’s parishioner, Nell Braxton Gibson, among other friends has contributed an article, “The Legacy of Racism,” on this important and timely issue of justice in the […]

August 16, 2017

Pastoral Message: Violence in Charlottesville

Dear Family of St. Mark’s, All of you were in my thoughts and prayers last Sunday, 13 Aug 2017, while I was away.  I remain heavy hearted and distraught by the horrific acts of violence that took place in Charlottesville this weekend. Indeed, it is not something new, but an all too familiar and shameful […]

August 9, 2017

Parishoner Judy Volkmann Wins Award

St. Mark’s parishioner, Judy Volkmann, has been named the winner of the 2017 Pro Bono Award, jointly presented by Financial Planning and the Foundation for Financial Planning.  An article detailing her extensive contributions to Pro Bono work in Financial Planning has been re-posted here: Judy Volkmann article

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