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World AIDS Day Eucharist and Remembrance Dec. 1
Friday, December 1 | 12 p.m. Each year on December 1, the world unites to commemorate World AIDS Day. This annual event serves as a reminder of the global struggle…
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Advent and Christmas Worship Schedule
The following are in addition to regular Sunday and weekday worship. Sunday, Dec. 3 at 5 p.m. A Service for Advent with Carols Thursday, Dec. 7, 14 and 21 at…
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Young Adult Friendsgiving Potluck Nov. 19
Saint Mark’s Young Adult Ministry (St. Yam for short) is hosting a Young Adult Friendsgiving potluck on Sunday, November 19 at 5 p.m. If you’d like to connect with young…
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Mid-Season Music Concert Nov. 18
Enjoy Saint Mark’s Music Series’ Mid-Season Music Concert on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Directed by Raymond Johnston, the program will include: Organ concerto – Francis PoulencSoloist: Scott TurkingtonSaint…
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ECMN Convention Opening Liturgy of Choral Evensong
Thursday, November 9 | 5:30 p.m. All are Welcome to the ECMN Convention Opening Liturgy of Choral Evensong. The Reverends Craig Lemming and Siri Hauge Hustad will officiate (Reverend Craig is…
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Fall Events at Saint Mark’s
Join us for the following upcoming events: Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. Concert: Southwest MN Orchestra Nov. 5, 9:15 a.m. Formation: Intergenerational Gathering Nov. 5, 10:30 a.m. All Saints’ Sunday with…
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All Souls’ Service Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.
Please join us at Saint Mark’s All Souls’ Service on Thursday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m. During the liturgy of the table, we will read the names of all those…
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Music Series: The Southwest Minnesota Orchestra, Nov. 4
November 4 @ 7:30 pm The Southwest Minnesota Orchestra Program to include Choral Fantasia by Beethoven, and Symphony No. 1 by Schubert Conducted by Dr. Daniel Rieppel Free admission
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Make Your 2024 Commitment to Saint Mark’s
Listen. Imagine. Share. Make your 2024 Commitment to Saint Mark’s Today! It’s time for all of us who love Saint Mark’s to make a financial commiment. Your support is crucial…
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Music Series: Artaria String Quartet, Oct. 22
Sunday, October 22 | 2:30 p.m. This magnificent quartet makes a welcome return to our Music Series. Admission is free! Learn more about Saint Mark’s Music Series here.
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Small Groups this Fall at Saint Mark’s
In our Cathedral community, our life of faith is grounded in worship— gathering, celebrating, and then going out into the world to “love and serve the Lord.”  We are also…
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Fall Highlights at Saint Mark’s
September Highlights The Community Gathers and Connects  Sunday, September 10 at 12 p.m., after 10:30 a.m. Worship Service.  Worship, play, eat, celebrate throughout the morning. Get Involved in Children and…
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Fall Kickoff Picnic: September 10
Join us on Sunday, September 10 as we worship, play, eat and celebrate! 8 a.m. Worship, Rite I 9 a.m. Light breakfast foods and fellowship on the patio 10:30 a.m. Worship, Rite II…
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Important Message From Dean Paul
Dear Saint Markans & Friends, I pray this note finds you well, savoring these precious summer days of rest and refreshment. I’m writing to let you know that, after significant…
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Instructed Eucharist on Sunday, July 30
Sunday, July 30 | 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services At both services on Sunday, July 30, we’re offering an Instructed Eucharist. This is an opportunity to worship as you…
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You’re Invited to ECMN’s Recovery Eucharist August 15
Tuesday, August 15 | 6 p.m. at Saint Mark’s What’s a Recovery Eucharist? The 12 steps are a spiritual discipline. Many of the millions of people in recovery can offer…
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Summer Book Reading: ‘My Body Is Not a Prayer Request’
Author: Amy Kenny Reviewer: Mary Beth Farrell, Priest | Saint Mark’s Shared Ministry Team Last week, as I was backing out of my space in our building’s garage, I saw…
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Summer Book Reading: ‘Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting’
Author: Lesley Stahl Reviewer: Mary Ramsbottom (wife of John) | Council member for SEND and Chair of Racial Equity and Justice Team at Saint Marks Some people are perennially “late to…
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Summer Book Reading: ‘The Living Diet’
Martha Tatarnic is a priest and pastor with congregations across Ontario, each teaching her something of why Jesus chose food to build community and reveal the love of God. Find…
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Summer Book Reading: ‘Wild Things’
In celebration of Pride month, we are shining a spotlight on a book by our very own Lynette Reini-Grandell! Wild Things is a bittersweet and vulnerably honest story of her journey with the…
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Summer Book Reading: ‘A Rhythm of Prayer’ and more
Reviewer: Dana Dickson, Saint Mark’s Member ‘A Rhythm of Prayer: A Collection of Meditations for Renewal’ Edited by Sarah Bessey Ed., featuring writing by Amena Brown, Barbara Brown Taylor, Lisa Sharon Harper…
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Summer Book Reading: ‘Lifelong Faith: Formation for All Ages and Generations’
Author: John Roberto Reviewer: Bryan Bliss, Associate for Cradle to Career Ministries I am currently reading “Lifelong Faith: Formation for All Ages and Generations” by John Roberto. One of my core beliefs…
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Watch the tour highlights of Doors Open Minneapolis 2023
Doors Open Minneapolis 2023 was a success! We had many visitors come explore the beauty of Saint Mark’s, and volunteer Sam Wagner created a brief video showing the highlights of…
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Priestly Ordination 2023
Saturday, June 17 | 10:30 a.m. at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral God willing and the people consenting, the Right Reverend Craig Loya, Tenth Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Minnesota,…
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Twin Cities Pride Worship Service
All are welcome to attend Saint Mark’s special Twin Cities Pride Worship service on Sunday, June 25 at 4 p.m. This year’s presider will be The Reverend Cody Maynus, and…
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Summer Book Reading: ‘If Women Rose Rooted’
Author: Sharon Blackie My name is Emily Hoch, and I am the Librarian at Saint Mark’s Community Library. I’ve been a member of Saint Mark’s for almost 4 years, and…
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Summer Hours at Saint Mark’s
Summer is upon us! As such, Saint Mark’s wants you be aware of our summer office hours.  Beginning today, Monday May 22, our office hours are: Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.…
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Summer Book Reading: ‘A Narnian Vision of the Atonement’
Author: Charles Taliaferro Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, St. Olaf College At great risk of self-promotion, I recommend my book A Narnian Vision of the Atonement; A Defense of the Ransom…
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Saint Mark’s Spring Picnic
Sunday, May 21 | Following 10:30 a.m. Worship Join the fun this Sunday at our Spring Picnic! We’ll plan for outdoor festivities as weather permits, including a Bounce House with…
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Join Us for Ascension Day Service
Thursday, May 18 | 7:30 p.m. The Feast of the Ascension takes place 40 days after Easter, when we remember Christ’s triumphant return to heaven, just 10 days before we…
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New in Saint Mark’s Gallery: Liturgical Banners
An assortment of liturgical banners will be featured in our Art Gallery through April. Each of these banners was made with love by the hands of many members!
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Music Series: Season Finale May 13
Saint Mark’s Music Series is wrapping up the season with a final concert May 13 at 7:30 p.m. Baritone Andrew Kane, the Cathedral Choir, Choral Society and orchestra will perform…
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Explore Saint Mark’s During Doors Open Minneapolis 2023
Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral is putting out the welcome mat for Doors Open Minneapolis 2023! Join us on May 13-14 for your chance to explore our city’s story and architectural…
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Lenten Reading Reflection Week 6 – The Garden
By Rev. Mary Beth Farrell As we enter the final week of Lent, we are back in the garden where the story began. The Garden of Eden has inspired painters,…
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Advocacy Opportunity: Faith in Action at the Capitol
Tuesday, March 29 and Wednesday, March 30 Jesus believed in reaching out to those on the margins. Join the Joint Religious Legislative Coalition and advocate for Minnesotans on the margins.…
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Round Table Dinner & Discussion: Life in Community
Join in conversations around the dinner tables as we learn, share ideas, enjoy a simple meal and form relationships with others in a Christ-centered gathering. Our Spring 2023 Round Table…
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Register for Spring 2023 Discipleship Groups
At the heart of the church are relationships, patterned after God. Discipleship Groups are designed to allow for growth in relationship with God and with one another. Limited to 12…
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Lenten Reading Reflection Week 5 – The Road
By Jay Phelan We are nearing the end of our Lenten journey. We have been traveling the road “up” toJerusalem with Jesus and his disciples. One always goes “up” to…
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Holy Week Service Times
Join us for these services as we journey with our Lord toward his triumphant resurrection. April 1: Misa en Español, Domingo de Ramos (5:30 p.m.) April 2: Palm Sunday Eucharist (8 and…
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Register for Maundy Thursday Meal on April 6
Thursday, April 6 at 6 p.m. | Register here Remembering the Last Supper, we will gather as a family at 6 p.m. for a simple meal and worship. At 7:30,…
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The Pilgrimage: An Interfaith Civil Rights Journey
In January, 11 Minneapolis senior clergy traveled to Atlanta, Birmingham, Selma and Montgomery for an interfaith Civil Rights journey. This month, the group will share the lessons and insights gleaned…
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Lenten Reading Reflection Week 4 – The Water
By Esther Agbaje When I think about places I have visited or lived, the ones that stand out are those close to the water. I am continually drawn to water,…
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Lenten Reading Reflection Week 3 – The Mountain
By Bryan Bliss, Associate for Cradle to Career I spent 20 years working in youth ministry. Throughout that time, I quickly realized that “mountain top experiences” sold. Big time. The…
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Lenten Reading Reflection Week 2 – The Well
Hello friends. Try dropping two activities into your week.  First, watch “The Well,” accessible to everyone here on YouTube. Transporting us across time and miles, this short video deposits us…
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Campus Closures & Important Updates for Ash Wednesday
Due to impending winter weather, Saint Mark’s campus will close at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22 and remain closed through Thursday, Feb. 23. Stay tuned for additional closures. As a…
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WEATHER UPDATE: Service Times on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 22
We are offering numerous opportunities for worship on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 22. See our worship schedule below: Note: Due to campus closures Feb. 22, Ash Wednesday service times have been…
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Lenten Reading Reflection Week 1: The Desert
By Jay Phelan I made my first trip to the Holy Land in 1996. I flew to Tel Aviv in January with a group of Seminary presidents for what would…
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Saint Mark’s Gallery: Treasures of Memory and Hope
After the Armenian Genocide, many survivors and their descendants settled in Minnesota and made this welcoming state their hope. Some of the families, even today, hold historic photos and precious…
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Register for Episcopal 101: Spring 2023
Four-week series beginning Monday, March 6 Mondays, March 6, 13, 20, and 27 | 6-7:30 p.m. Whether you are new to Saint Mark’s, new to Christianity, or a long-time Episcopalian…
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A Pastoral Word from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on the Death of Tyre Nichols
Read the Public Affairs statement from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry here.
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Celebrate Shrove Tuesday on Feb. 21
Tuesday, Feb. 21 | 6 p.m. at Saint Mark’s Come celebrate Shrove Tuesday – the last day before the penitential season of Lent –  with a community pancake feast at…
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Depolarizing: Respecting Others With Different Beliefs
The Episcopal Church in Minnesota, Braver Angles and the Episcopal House of Prayer invite you to a workshop designed to give congregations the tools to bring Americans together, bridge the…
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Our Lenten Journey: A Community Reading Suggestion
The Lenten Season recalls at least two important journeys in the Bible. The first is the forty years of desert wandering endured by the people of Israel. They had escaped…
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New in Saint Mark’s Gallery: Art of Joan Parsons
Artist Statement Experimentation is a big part of my effort. Going into the studio with an open mind I wait until various elements “speak” to me. It does not take…
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Community of Hope International: Become a Pastoral Minister
COMMUNITY OF HOPE INTERNATIONAL is a curriculum for pastoral care training especially developed for Episcopal communities by the Reverend Helen Appelberg in1994. A number of churches in the Diocese of Minnesota…
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Updates from the Racial Equity & Justice Team
Since May 2021, the REJ Team has been assisting our faith community in deepening and acting on a commitment to racial equity and justice. Specific recommendations to the Executive Council emerged…
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