Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral has been fortunate to be located in a vibrant constantly changing urban neighborhood. The needs of our neighbors are obvious, and there has always been a desire to serve in Christ’s name. Our serving ministries provide an opportunity for our members to grow in compassion and to make our world a better place for all.
Groveland serves as an emergency source of food for those living in the neighborhoods just south of the downtown area.
Following the open-hearted spirit of Bishop Whipple, the faith communities of the Episcopal Church of Minnesota seeks to expand its intercambio with the Episcopal faith communities in Cuba through mission trips as well as regular contact between bishops.
Have you been looking for a fun and active way to be of service at St. Mark's? We offer a parking lot welcome to all of our guests, providing support for many of our unique services, as well as several downtown events throughout the year.
Sunday Night Supper is a long-standing tradition at St. Mark’s, one in which we join three other large downtown churches to provide a Sunday evening meal to the needy in the neighborhood.
On Thursdays, we open the coffee lounge from 12noon–4pm for a hot soup lunch and a place to rest for the homeless and the hungry.
The Downtown Coalition for Grief Support offers an educational and emotional support group to those who have lost a loved one.
Wells Foundation provides financial support to community programs that address homelessness.
Episcopalians working together to promote justice and peace through policy changes.
Neighborhood Involvement Program (NIP) offers a number of services that include high quality, low-cost medical, dental and mental health services, as well as programs for youth and for seniors.
St. Mark's Bag Lunch Ministry provides lunches to Thursday Warm Space guests, daily drop-in visitors and hungry college students.
The annual Treasure Sale benefits our neighbors will bargains, and helps to fund Outreach programs.
Brighten someone’s day while providing them with a nourishing meal. Meals on Wheels Food is brought to those who are house bound.