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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.

January 26, 2017

Prayers for the Nation

Collects (prayers) from the Book of Common Prayer that we used at Friday noon prayer on January 20, 2017.   For the Human Family O God, you made us in your own image and redeemed us through Jesus your Son: Look with compassion on the whole human family; take away the arrogance and hatred which […]

December 16, 2016

Poinsettias!

Very soon we will celebrate the birth of Jesus and experience the joy and beauty of Christmas.  As Advent draws to a close the church will be decorated with greenery and poinsettias. You can contribute to the Christmas Flowers Fund in memory or honor of a loved one, or in thanksgiving for a special occasion […]

December 10, 2016

Final Candidates for Next Rector Selected

The Search Committee for the next Rector of St. Mark’s has officially completed their work. They have proposed final candidates to the Vestry. After approval by the Bishop, the Vestry will interview the final candidates. Thank you to members of the search committee: Amelia Anderson, Nanette Pezzutti, Mark Sullivan, Luke Bauman, Monica-Lisa Mills, Sophia Bryant-Scott, Dolores Schaefer, Joo […]

November 5, 2016

Stewardship Season Begins

As we enter stewardship season, we ask that you prayerfully consider all the ways in which the church and community have impacted your lives. As a community, we offer a diverse and inclusive space for worship, service, social justice activism, and celebration of the arts. We accept all who wish to experience God as part […]

October 13, 2016

The Third Street Preschool in the West Yard

The Third Street Preschool had its second Family Gardening Day on October 9, 2016. Over 20 families joined in to rake, plant, and beautify the West Yard. Children and parents alike worked hard and enjoyed themselves making a visible difference in the space.

September 19, 2016

We Will Have A Ramp!

Trinity Church Wall Street recently donated $35,000 to the Ramp It Up! campaign. Coupled with the loan from the Diocese of New York and the generous donations of parishioners, their families and friends, local businesses and institutional donors, we now have the funds necessary to break ground and build an accessibility ramp! However, your contributions […]

August 18, 2016

St. Mark’s Joins Interfaith Support for Queens Mosque

St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery mourns with the community of the Al-Furqan Jame Masjid, whose imam, Alauddin Akonjee, and assistant, Thara Miah, were shot and killed after prayers on August, 13, 2016. We, along with East Side Interfaith religious leaders sent a letter of support, that reiterated a Joint Affirmation statement written by the group […]

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