At our Annual Meeting, your Vestry promised to keep in touch with the congregation about where we are financially and also in the development of our renewed mission. Come out to hear more after each worship service. Grab a nosh at coffee hour and have a seat in the Community Center to learn more.
April 19: Ignatian Spirituality: The Rev. Jim Blaetner of Santa Clara University. Come learn about the spirituality of our neighborhood Jesuits. April 26: Franciscan Spirituality: Sr. Sarah Kohles, OSF, from the Sisters of St. Francis of Dubuque, Iowa.Sister will discuss the life and spirituality of St. Francis and his followers. May 3: Anglican Spirituality: The Rt. … [Read more…]
In this 14-session class, at, St. Mark’s Community Center, we will cover the basics of Biblical Hebrew: the alphabet, how to sound out words, some grammar, and some cultural tidbits about Biblical Hebrew. We will also have fun! This class is open to all denominations and religions. We will be focusing solely on reading Biblical … [Read more…]
People of all ages are invited to a party to honor the elders (90 and up) in Santa Clara. We’ll have a bouncy house and pin-the- tail-on- the-donkey for the kids, and everyone can make cards for our elders. And of course, drinks, shared food, and birthday cake (gluten-free also)! A great way for different … [Read more…]
St. Mark’s offers monthly programs in cooperation with Bay Area Older Adults (BAOA) that are focused on helping our community maintain physical and emotional well-being. Upcoming dates: Tuesdays at 11am: April 11: Health Care Planning May 9: Stress Reduction Please enroll in BAOA classes at bayareaolderadults.org
We have a wonderful chair yoga teacher who leads us through gentle stretching exercises and simple meditations each week. This is a class focused on folks 50+, but anyone is welcome. We ask for a $10/session donation (or $32 for a series of four classes), but no one is turned away.
March 14: The Basics of Christian, Muslim and Jewish Faith March 21: Extremism in Christianity, Islam and Judaism March 28: What we hold in common as the Three Children of Abraham St, Mark’s is partnering with Islamic Networks Group (ING), a non-profit organization that promotes interfaith understanding and education for the public. ING and St. … [Read more…]
Fr. Hiller’s blog on the lectionary provides for background notes and comments on what you will hear read on Sunday. Please click here to read his commentary on the scriptures.
Fr. Hiller’s blog on the lectionary provides for background notes and comments on what you will hear read on Sunday. You can click here to read his commentary on the scriptures.
Come learn about the various ministries at St. Mark’s (choir, altar guild, knitting guild, etc.) on Sunday, 13 September. You’ll also have the opportunity to sign up and volunteer. For information, see Barbara Snyder.