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In light of COVID-19 - St. Mark's UCC has temporarily suspended all in person worship services and gatherings. See our social media page, our YouTube channel or our Facebook page for online recorded worship services.
Worship is a very important part of St. Mark's. It is a time when we gather together for prayer and praise. We gather to nurture our relationship with God and with one another. We gather to hear God's Still Speaking Word as we hear and reflect on readings from the Bible. We gather so that we can be sent out to share God's love for all people and creation. Come to sing and pray, or come to just be. You are welcome to participate, as much as you feel comfortable. We invite you to come worship with us soon.
We celebrate two sacraments: Baptism and Holy Communion.
In Baptism we celebrate the gift of God's grace. When we are baptized we enter into God's forgiveness, receive the sign and seal of the Holy Spirit and become a member of Christ's church. Most often baptism occurs in the midst of worship and as an infant, although one can be baptized at any age. We believe that baptism only happens once in a person's lifetime, although we remember our baptisms throughout the church year. If you would like to be baptized or have your child baptized, please contact the church.
Holy Communion is where all are welcomed and invited to eat and drink at Christ's table. We gather to remember Jesus' life, death and resurrection as well as anticipate Christ's return at the end of time. Just as many grains of wheat are gathered to make one loaf of bread and many grapes are gathered to make one cup of wine, we, the many people of God, are made one in the body of Christ, the church. We celebrate Holy Communion on the first Sunday of every month as well as Ash Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Easter Sunday and Christmas Eve.