The mission of Saint Mark’s is the mission of God: ‘Tikkun Olam’ – the healing of the world. We participate in this mission, individually and collectively, by practicing the art of loving God and loving neighbor. This love is concrete and measurable – we know when we’re doing it well and when we’re doing it poorly. This love is not only transformative within the Church, it is also generative within the world, making a new future possible that would be impossible without it.

As Episcopalians, we at Saint Mark’s share a common life with other Anglicans around the globe, and that common life is shaped by ‘the Five Marks of Mission’ – five ‘signs’ that we are actively participating in God’s mission in the world. When we are being faithful, we are doing these things.

The Five Marks of Mission are:

  • To proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom;
  • To teach, baptize, and nurture new believers;
  • To respond to human need by loving service;
  • To transform unjust structures of society, to challenge violence of every kind, and to pursue peace and reconciliation;
  • To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation, and sustain and renew the life of the earth.

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

6 weeks at Sisyphus for Bible & Brew

Dec 12 at 6:30 PM
Wednesdays in November and December, at 6:30 pm. Sisyphus Brewing, 712 Ontario Ave W Meet and learn with local theologians as we dig deeper into our guiding scripture. Connect with Mary Lusk with questions.

December 16: Olivier Messiaen

Dec 16 at 3:00 PM
3 p.m. Messian's nine-movement cycle of meditations on the Incarnation is performed by Raymond Johnston.

6 weeks at Sisyphus for Bible & Brew

Dec 19 at 6:30 PM
Wednesdays in November and December, at 6:30 pm. Sisyphus Brewing, 712 Ontario Ave W Meet and learn with local theologians as we dig deeper into our guiding scripture. Connect with Mary Lusk with questions.