WORSHIP

Sunday

8am Holy Eucharist Rite I In-Person
10:30am Holy Eucharist Rite II In-Person
10:30am Holy Eucharist Rite II  Online
5 pm Choral Evensong In Person & Online

Wednesday                                          Thursday

12:15pm Holy Eucharist In-Person                        9 am Contemplative Prayer in All Saints Chapel

SERVE

The unique purpose and work of a congregation is to gather those called by God into Christ’s body, the Church, a community of transformation of mind, heart and action, and to SEND these same into the world to be and to act as God’s loving and transforming presence. At Saint Mark’s, we offer many opportunities to engage in charity, service, advocacy and justice. This encompasses what we refer to as “Community Engagement” at Saint Mark’s. With increasing awareness of the major social issues of our time, growing numbers of Saint Markans seek purposeful, meaningful and transformative ways to engage as people of faith and active citizens, where they live and work, and in our cathedral neighborhood and Twin Cities. We continue to move away from an outreach ministry model, towards an active model of community engagement, based in partnerships and in relationship with those we seek to serve. We continue to equip Saint Markans for the work God has called us to, as individuals, as a congregation, and as a cathedral. Resourcing and ‘right-sizing’ the work to pace with growing ‘demand’ has been a gift and a challenge, especially during the pandemic. Discernment continues around balancing healthy and sustainable commitments for the good of the community with the need to expand and equip lay leadership and grow our volunteer capacity. Support for the Wells Foundation and its work continues with congregational support through Saint Mark’s community engagement.

COMMUNITY/MISSION PARTNERS

Are you looking to find a community organization already doing good work and want to join in? Saint Mark’s is in partnership with many local non-profits. We support these organizations in several ways, depending upon the partnership.

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FAITH IN ACTION/ ADVOCACY GROUPS

Do you desire to help tackle major social issues by joining in movements with other members of the larger community? Want to find like-minded Saint Markans working with faith-based organizing partners to advocate for change and shape public policy?

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Wells Foundation

The Wells Foundation’s mission is to drive entrepreneurial social innovation resulting in lasting change in our community.

The Wells Foundation has been committed to making a difference in the community since its founding in the late 1880’s as a settlement house. In the last ten years, our main focus has been homelessness, particularly among youth and veterans. Our grants to nonprofits are targeted to help clients remove barriers to self-sufficiency in many ways.

RESOURCES

A few resources to begin a deeper dive into our missional theology.

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UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES TO CONNECT

Called to Serve: A Community Engagement Connection Space

Dec 07 at 7:00 PM
Stop by our Monthly Virtual Community Engagement Connection Space ‘Called to Serve’ on the first Tuesday of the month at 7pm. Register here. You will receive a Zoom link which you will need to save. That Zoom link will stay the...

Called to Serve: A Community Engagement Connection Space

Jan 04 at 7:00 PM
Stop by our Monthly Virtual Community Engagement Connection Space ‘Called to Serve’ on the first Tuesday of the month at 7pm. Register here. Grounded in prayer and through casual conversation, cathedral staff, clergy and members will help you to identify and...