Rooted in baptism. Growing in faith. Branching out into the world.

St. Mark’s is a vibrant, growing, inclusive community rooted in our shared baptismal covenant and secure in the promise that baptism marks us as Christ’s own forever. We invite you to browse our website to discover a little bit about who we are.

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New Youth Choir Program Informational Meeting August 27th at 11:45

All K-12th grade youth are invited to participate in the new Youth Choir Program starting this fall. Modeled after the Royal School of Church Music "Voices for Life" program, this new ensemble will be an excellent opportunity for youth of all ages to grow musically at St. Mark's. There will be an important parent's meeting this Sunday August 27th following the 10:30 service in the library. You Continue Reading …

Backpacks and School Supplies Needed

St. Mark's is having a backpack and school supply drive to support children in need in our parish and at Holy Family School in Chicago. We are asking families to purchase and donate school supplies such as backpacks, scissors, glue sticks, crayons, markers, or simply a monetary donation. The collection bin will be in the hallway outside the library starting August 1st. Thank you for helping get Continue Reading …

Youth Coordinator Position Available

With our Baptismal Covenant as a guide, the youth program is an integral part of St. Mark’s vision: “Rooted in baptism, growing in faith and branching out into the world.” Reflecting the culture of St. Mark’s as a whole, our youth program is welcoming, learning, has a sense of humor, is willing to try new things and not afraid to take risks and make mistakes, and encourages questions. If you would Continue Reading …

New Art Exhibit “Borrowing From Japan” July 2nd – September 10th 2017

Borrowing from Japan is an exhibit of calligraphy and drawings by artist Matthew Wright. This body of work is inspired by the Japanese philosophy and aesthetic wabi sabi. “Wabi sabi is a way of living that focuses on finding beauty within the imperfections of life and accepting peacefully the natural cycle of growth and decay.”  In the West, we are influenced by the Greek ideals of beauty and Continue Reading …

2017 Giving Campaign

The St. Mark's Giving Campaign for 2017 asks you to prayerfully consider your support for the coming year. Materials will be in the mail soon. Your generosity makes it possible for St. Mark's to serve you and our community with the message of Christ's love for all people through worship, faith formation, prayer, education, outreach, and always a warm welcome. Click here to pledge online. Continue Reading …

¿Quiénes somos? ¿Qué ofrecemos a la comunidad Hispana/Latina en San Marcos?

Nos alegra que nos visites en nuestro sitio web. ¿Qué te ofrecemos? Una familia parroquial que te da la bienvenida tal y como eres. Queremos saber de tí y nos alegraría que nos des la oportunidad de conocerte y conocer a tu familia. Es San Marcos encontraras personas de muchas partes de Illinois y de otros paises que, como tú, hablan español y quieren celebrar la Santa Eucaristia en español. Somos Continue Reading …

St. Mark’s 11th Mission Trip to Nigromante, Mexico!

Thirteen youth and adults from St. Mark's leave on June 12 for a mission trip to our companion Continue Reading …