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. […]

May 13, 2016

Episcopal Charities Sunday

During the service on May 22nd, we will gather a collection to support feeding programs in the Diocese of New York. Hunger threatens 1 million people living within the Diocese. $500 buys the food for 330 hot meals $250 fills bags of groceries for 45 families $100 provides the food for 67 brown bag lunches $50 buys 50 […]

May 13, 2016

The Search Begins

The posting for the position of the next Rector of St. Mark’s has been published, and the search committee has begun accepting applications for review. Please keep the committee in your prayers over the next many months as they interview potential candidates. Read more about the search process.

April 27, 2016

The St. Mark’s Parish Profile

As part of our search process for the next Rector of St. Mark’s, the search committee has created a profile of our parish. The profile draws from the parish survey collected in the fall of 2015 and the two town hall meetings, as well as historical and administrative records of the church. The profile will help […]

April 21, 2016

West Yard and 3rd Street Preschool

Over the winter two school groups have been working hard to make the West Yard more beautiful. In January 3rd Street Preschool, across the street, asked if they could set up a small garden project in the West Yard.  Some of the parents and teachers are very experienced gardeners, working with community gardens in the […]

February 21, 2016

Black History Month at St. Mark’s – Part 1

A description about St. Mark’s involvement in the slave trade commemorating the sources of both pride and dismay in our history: St. Mark’s relation to slavery – part 1

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