All are welcome!

A Reconciling in Christ Congregation

Saint Mark Lutheran Church

Come and worship with us:

8:30am

Celebration Service

9:45am

Forum & Sunday School

11:00am

Liturgical Service

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The Marker

View the current version of The Marker, Saint Mark's twice-monthly newsletter.

The Marker (pdf)

This Week's Service Bulletin

8:30am Bulletin (pdf)

11:00am Bulletin (pdf)

Listen In

Saint Mark provides the most recent liturgical service as an MP3 for all to download and listen to.

Entire Service (mp3)

Sermon Only (mp3)

Reconciling in Christ

Saint Mark is a Reconciling in Christ congregation. Our welcoming statement reads:

“At Saint Mark Lutheran Church, we celebrate that Christ has made us one body with many members, all sharing in God’s grace and unconditional love. As a Reconciling in Christ congregation, we embrace all of God’s people, regardless of age, ethnicity, physical and mental abilities, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or economic circumstance. We believe we are all unique and worthy individuals created by God. We joyfully welcome you to join us in worship, prayer, study, service and fellowship.”

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This Week At Saint Mark

Palm Sunday, April 14

8:30 a.m. Worship

9:45 a.m. Forum

11:00 a.m. Worship

12:30 p.m. Lectio Divina

2:00 p.m. F.L.Y.outh Group

3:30 p.m. BookMarkers

5:00 p.m. Gamblers Anonymous

Monday, April 15

9:00 a.m. Labyrinth (available until 4:00 p.m.)

6:00 p.m. Salem Community Chorus Rehearsal

Tuesday, April 16

6:45 a.m. Men’s Bible Study & Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Labyrinth  (available until 4:00 p.m.)

10:30 a.m. Staff Meeting

6:30 p.m. Council

7:00 p.m. Gamblers Anonymous

Wednesday, April 17

9:00 a.m. Labyrinth (available until 4:00 p.m.)

5:30 p.m. Chimes Rehearsal

Maundy Thursday, April 18

9:00 a.m. Labyrinth (available until 8:00 p.m.)

9:30 a.m. Women’s Bible Study

12:05 p.m. Holy Communion & Foot Washing

5:00 p.m. Alanon

6:45 p.m. NonViolent Communication

7:00 p.m. Holy Communion & Foot Washing

7:00 p.m. Gamblers Anonymous

Good Friday, April 19

9:00 a.m. Labyrinth (available until 8:00 p.m.)

9:30 a.m. Hands of Comfort

12:05 p.m. Stations of the Cross

7:00 p.m. Tenebrae

7:00 p.m. S.A. Anonymous

Holy Saturday, April 20

9:00 a.m. Preparation for Easter

7:00 p.m. Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday, April 21

9:30 a.m. Easter Breakfast (served until 10:30)

& Easter Egg Hunt

11:00 a.m. Festival Worship

5:00 p.m. Gamblers Anonymous

News from Saint Mark

04 Apr 2019

Holy Week Schedule for Saint Mark

Palm Sunday

  • 8:30 a.m. Contemporary Worship
  • 9:45 am. Education
  • 11:00 a.m. Traditional Worship

Holy Week – Monday – Wednesday

  • Labyrinth 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Maundy Thursday

  • 12:05 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.
    Holy Communion & Foot Washing
  • Labyrinth 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Good Friday

  • 12:05 p.m. Stations of the Cross 7:00 p.m. Tenebrae
  • 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Labyrinth

Holy Saturday

  • 7:00 p.m. Easter Vigil

Easter Morning

  • 9:30 a.m. Easter Breakfast followed by an Easter Egg Hunt
  • 11:00 a.m. Festival Worship

05 Mar 2019

Lent Begins with Ash Wednesday March 6th

ashes

Ash Wednesday, March 6th, begins the annual Lenten journey to the cross. Saint Mark will worship with Holy Communion and Imposition of Ashes at both 12:05 pm and 7:00 pm.

The following Wednesdays through Lent you will have the opportunity to worship at 12:05 noon for a brief service and follow with a light-lunch in the lounge, and/or at 6:30 p.m. with Holden Evening Prayer. Choir Rehearsals will be delayed until 7:15 pm through Lent.

30 Jan 2019

Now Accepting Reservations for the Annual Women’s Retreat

The 12th annual Women’s Retreat will be held the weekend of March 8-10 at Bella Beach on the Oregon Coast.

Our theme for the weekend is “Finding Joy”  – in our daily lives, in challenging times, and through our community.  Deaconess Deb Mantey will be our facilitator. We are now accepting reservations – $160 is due by March 3rd. Brochures are available from the church office, the west narthex, as well as a download.  Don’t miss this fun and educational weekend on the coast – with great food and fellowship, time for personal reflection, and laughter!

2019 Retreat Brochure (pdf)

21 Nov 2018

Full Audio of Dr. Lundblad’s Faith Dialogues Presentation Now Available

If you were not able to attend Saint Mark’s Faith Dialogues presentations by Dr. Barbara Lundblad last weekend, or simply want to hear them again, the full audio records are now available by following the links below.

You can review the full event information to read Dr. Lundblad’s biography and more.

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