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

January 15, 2016

The Episcopal Church (U.S.A.) and the Anglican Communion

  You may have read in the New York Times or Washington Post some version of The Episcopal Church USA has been sanctioned, or censured, or temporarily suspended from the Anglican Communion. That’s not true. The best description I have found of what actually happened was written by Andrew McGowan, Dean and President of the […]

October 1, 2015

Capital Campaign Update

The Capital Campaign is back! St. Mark’s is committed to building an accessibility ramp so that all can feel welcome and included in our services. The capital campaign to raise funds for the ramp kicked off in 2013. We anticipate having the funds in place to break ground in the next year to two years. […]

September 29, 2015

Free Books!

You will find a cart with books from the Rector’s office over many years. Take whatever looks interesting–if you’d like, you can put a donation in the offering plate. After a few weeks the books that remain will be donated, and new books will appear, until the rector’s office shelves are ready to greet the […]

July 9, 2015

Interim Priest Selected!

St. Mark’s in the Bowery is in the process of searching for our next Rector. An interim priest has been selected by the vestry. Rev. Dr. Allison Moore will be joining us in August 2015. We look forward to welcoming her! Read more about the search process.

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