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August 5, 2016

Update on The Ramp It Up! Campaign

The Ramp It Up! campaign to raise funds for a permanent accessibility ramp is now online! Read more about the project and consider making a donation. You can also help us spread the word to friends of St. Mark’s. Visit our Facebook page to find a shareable image and explanation of the project. We are […]

July 15, 2016

St. Mark’s Vigil on WNET Channel 13

A team from our local PBS station came to the Gun Violence Awareness Vigil at St. Mark’s on June 29. They filmed parts of the event and conducted an interview with the family members of Jihad Jackson, a 16 year old from Queens who was killed on New Year’s Eve 2015, and whose name was in our yard. […]

July 15, 2016

Prayers for Peace

St. Mark’s Church in the Bowery mourns all those killed, injured, or affected by terror attacks around the world including those in Paris, San Bernardino, Brussels, Orlando, Istanbul, Dhaka, Baghdad, Medina, and the latest attack in Nice, France. We pray for the lives lost and those who continue to suffer lasting physical and emotional wounds. […]

July 13, 2016

Former Presiding Bishop Edmond Browning has died

It is with sadness that we share the news from the Diocese of New York of Former Presiding Bishop Browning’s death. O God, who by the glorious resurrection of your Son Jesus Christ destroyed death, and brought life and immortality to light: Grant that your servant Edmond, being raised with Him, may know the strength […]

July 8, 2016

Search Process Moves to the Next Phase

St. Mark’s is in the midst of a search for our next Rector. The application period closed on Friday, July 1st, and the search committee, made up of members of St. Mark’s, is now reviewing the applications. Please keep them in your prayers. Read more about the search process.

June 30, 2016

Reflections on Ebony Patterson’s Installation, “When They Grow Up”

Two weeks ago, twelve people from “The New Jim Crow” group at St. Mark’s visited The Studio Museum in Harlem to see a “site specific, mixed-media installation by Ebony G. Patterson on the subject of violence committed against young people of color (including deadly police actions) and the fears that focus on these same young people, […]

June 17, 2016

Listen to Music From St. Marks!

You can now listen to some of the recent music recorded at St. Mark’s online! Here is the full list of recent, selected tracks by our choir and various members of our congregation. Enjoy.

June 14, 2016

Prayers For Orlando

Our hearts are broken, our minds are reeling, and so we come before you, Holy One, God of peace and comfort, laying our concerns at your feet, seeking solace, courage, and hope for a better day. May your Church’s voice be strong and clear, and our actions effective and swift, toward the goal of an […]

May 28, 2016

Food Pantry Volunteers Needed

Volunteers – occasional or regular – will be needed for Tuesday evening pick-up from the St. Mark’s Greenmarket just outside of our doors. We will also need help for Wednesday evening distributions of the food at our pantry.   Sign-up with the ushers on Sundays, or contact the office if you are able to help with […]

May 15, 2016

Prayers for the Search Process

As St. Mark’s Church moves into the next phase of searching for a new Rector, here are a some prayers (from Rob Voyle’s Assessing Skills, Discerning A Call Workbook) that may help bring us strength and clarity: Almighty God, shine upon us the wisdom of your Incarnate Word as we embark on this journey of discovery. […]

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