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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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Feast of St. Mark’s Sunday April 30th, 11:45 am

We look forward to celebrating The Feast of St. Mark on Sunday April 30th in Mahon Hall at 11:45. All are welcome! There will be confirmations, Bishop visitation, food and games. "The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, 'See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; the voice of one crying out in the Continue Reading …

Save the date for Cinco de Mayo Dinner and Silent Auction May 6th 6:00-9:00 pm

St. Mark's Cinco de Mayo Dinner and Silent Auction is coming up soon! Saturday, May 6/sábado, el 6 de mayo Mahon Hall 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. $15 per adult/cada adulto $10 per student/cada estudiante $5 per child under 10 years/menos de diez años Fun for the whole family (there's a piñata!)! Proceeds go to support our Companion Parish, San Marcos in Nigromante, the Diocese of Southeast Continue Reading …

New Art Installation “The Queen Bee’s Labor” by Tricia Benich

The St. Mark’s art committee is grateful and pleased to celebrate “The Queen Bee’s Labor,” the work of parishioner Tricia Benich, this spring from April 20th through June 25th 2017.  Tricia is an experienced and prolific needle artist who has been stitching for 35 years, especially developing her work during the years while waiting when her daughters attended music lessons. Her skills include Continue Reading …

Choral Masterworks Series on May 7th, 2017 7:00 pm

St. Mark's Choir and Orchestra present the inaugural Choral Masterworks Series performance on May 7th at 7pm. This concert will feature Faure's "Requiem", Ola Gjeilo's "The Ground", and the triumphant "Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in C" by Charles Stanford. Come and enjoy this wonderful offering of music! Contact Director of Music Daniel Segner for more information: Continue Reading …

“Can The Blind Church See?” Fr. George Smith’s March 26 Sermon

"Let us pray by singing the first verse of a familiar hymn: Amazing Grace: Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me. I once was lost, but now am found, t’was blind but now I see.   These words are from what is perhaps the most well-known and beloved English-language hymn, written by an Episcopal priest named John Newton in 1773 as an illustration for a Continue Reading …

Vacation Bible School Sign Up

Registration is open for this summer's Vacation Bible School, July 17-21, 2017. Imagine a world where curious kids become hands-on inventors who discover they're lovingly crafted by God. Join us for Maker Fun Factory Vacation Bible School! Register your kids today or sign up to volunteer as a leader or helper. Registration is not complete until form and payment have been received. Sign up by Continue Reading …

Superstar’s Summer Drama Camp

  It's never too early to start planning summer activities! Gina Corrado will lead children and youth 6 years and up in a week-long drama camp. Camp runs Monday-Friday, June 12-June 16 at St. Mark's from 9:15 am-12:00 pm. The children will be involved in a variety of performance activities such as acting, singing and dancing. On the 16th there will be a performance for parents and caregivers! 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 …