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What is Lent?

Has anyone ever asked you this question? Can you answer it? There are many seasons, services, scriptures, stories in our church that are often misunderstood, or maybe just not understood enough to be able to answer questions posed by another. We often assume that our message is clear but we should not take for granted that everyone possesses the same amount of knowledge regarding the Lutheran faith or even the Bible.

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One of our scriptures this past Sunday was the Beatitudes.

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What is Advent?

The Church divides the year into different seasons that emphasize the life of Christ and the life of the Church. Beginning on Sunday November 27th, 2016, we will enter the season of the Church year called Advent. Advent is the season of preparation and anticipation leading up to Christmas, on December 25th, 2016 and continuing to Epiphany January 6th, 2017.

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Our Calling...

Passing on our faith to the next generation is one of our highest callings. This is made very clear in several psalms, including Psalms 102 and 145, and especially Psalm 78. Unfortunately, we Christians haven’t always done this well. Growing up at St. Mark’s, I realize that many children that grew up in our own church put their relationship with God on the back burner when they entered adulthood. What we’ve experienced in our congregation is common throughout the Church today though some...

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"F.R.O.G. Kids"


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Getting Our Feet Wet

Pastoral Musings…  

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Why Attend Church?


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Vision Message...

Pastoral Thoughts …  

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To Preach It Is To Live It ...

To Preach It Is To Live It … I am a preacher, a term I have never preferred but which I cannot deny. I preach anywhere from two to six times a week during the year so I am a preacher. As a preacher I sometimes wonder if anyone is really listening, if the words register and then I am confronted by the fact that indeed some do listen and one of those who always listens is none other than the one I attempt to preach about, Jesus!! How do I know?  Let me tell you:

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Wrap Yourself in His Love - St. Mark's Quilters

This Sunday, June 26, 2016, we will bless 138 quilts made by St. Mark's Quilters this past year. They made 128 standard size quilts and 10 baby quilts. Our quilters meet each Tuesday morning to make quilts for Lutheran World Relief. The time and work given to this outreach is an offering from the heart from each of these wonderful, faith-filled women.

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