If you are new to St. Mark's, we would like to give you some very basic information. Please call the church office anytime to find out more!
We have 3 services on Sunday morning:
The 8:00AM service is a shortened traditional service. The music is traditional. Communion is offered on the first and third Sundays. It typically last about 45 minutes.
The 9:00AM service is Contemporary. There are different praise teams that provide more contemporary music at these services and the words on the screens for music and readings. Communion is offered each week at this service. The service lasts between 50 minutes to 1 hour.
The 11:15AM service is a typical, liturgical Lutheran service. The music is traditional, and traditional liturgical elements are present. Communion is offered each week and the service lasts about an hour.
There is no communion at any of the 3 services on the fifth Sunday.
Sunday School for all ages happens at 10:00AM.
St. Mark's has an emphasis on learning in 2012! Sunday School is offered for all ages at 10:00AM every Sunday morning. The children meet in the Chapel for an opening then go to their individual, grade-level classes. The Junior and Senior High Youth meet together for a brief time, then divide into Jr./Sr. High groups. There are many adult classes to choose from! Updated information can be found on the website, in the newsletter and on the screen in the Narthex each week.
Nursery is provided from 8:00AM - 12:15PM.
St. Mark's considering taking care of your young child to be a serious responsibility. Our nursery is covered by 2 staff people, and often times other adult volunteers from the congregation who have been trained and approved. The nursery is available shortly before the 8:00AM service until the end of the 11:15AM service. The nursery is located near the Sanctuary, so please feel free to get your child from the nusery before getting in the Communion line if you would like. Children 6 weeks through age 5 are allowed in the nursery.
We would like to get to know you! Please sign in the red book on your pew, or place your completed Visitor's Card (from the pew rack) in the offering plate. We promise not to ring your phone off the hook or send you junk mail. We would simply like a record of your visit and a way to thank you for worshipping with us.