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

COMMUNITY/MISSION PARTNERS

St. Jane de Chantal wrote, “We are companions on a journey, given to one another as helpers in doing God’s work.” Saint Mark’s is privileged to join with other faith communities, non-profit organizations, and community agencies in joining God’s mission in our neighborhood and city.

Emerson Spanish Immersion Learning Center (ESILC)

ESILC is located in the Loring Park neighborhood. Saint Mark’s seeks to serve the needs of the students and families through our relationship through the Parent Teacher Association. The school has a very vibrant, diverse, and active community. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Martha Hoover.

Minneapolis College

Minneapolis College located in the Loring Park neighborhood, is a public two-year college enrolling over 11,000 credit students annually and is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. We seek to support the students through our annual Christmas offering for the Lionheart Scholarship, as well as through special requests that come through the Student Resource Center,  If you are interested in learning more, please contact the Rev. Lowell Johnson, Deacon.

Groveland Food Shelf

Groveland Food Shelf  is a non-profit providing emergency groceries for hungry individuals in the Minneapolis area and is is located at Plymouth Congregational Church. About 2,000 clients are served per month and over 40,000 pounds of food are distributed. Saint Marks is a founding congregation member of the Groveland Food Shelf. Support is given through monetary donations and food donations (directly to the food shelf) and by having a Saint Markan sit on the organization’s board. Minneapolis College, one of the Saint Mark’s partners, also distributes food through Groveland Food Shelf at the Student Resource Center on campus. If you are interested in volunteering with Groveland Food Shelf, please contact Heidi Haner.

Circle of the Beloved

Circle of the Beloved is a community of young adults who live together in intentional community while spending a year serving in non-profit organizations. Young adults come from all walks of life and various faith and family backgrounds to spend a year living at Liberty House and serving together in North Minneapolis.. The Episcopal Service Corps is a national young adult service year program affiliated with the Episcopal Church. Saint Mark’s supports Circle of the Beloved through the annual Easter offering as well as through volunteering. For more information, please contact the Denise Graber, Program Director.

Dignity Center

The Dignity Center, a non-profit offshoot of our neighbor, Hennepin Avenue Methodist Church, works with people to achieve and maintain stability in housing and employment. Participants engage with one advocate, working together on skills such as problem solving, decision making, organization and budgeting. The Dignity Center relies on volunteers in several areas, not just advocates, to support this ministry. If you are interested in learning more, please contact George Ewing.

Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ)

NAZ exists to permanently close the achievement gap and end generational poverty in North Minneapolis. Together with their partner organizations, NAZ family coaches walking side by side with low-income families as they put their children on a path to college. We at Saint Mark’s work to connect our resources with NAZ and NAZ partners for the further of NAZ’s mission. Lay leaders are needed! If you are interested in learning more about NAZ and volunteer opportunities, please contact Rev. Rena Turnham, Deacon.

ALIGN MPLS

The Align MPLS is an interfaith collaboration of 13 downtown Minneapolis churches, synagogues, and mosques working together to end homelessness in Hennepin County.  Saint Mark’s is a member congregation in the work to coordinate faith community led direct services and to connect this hands on work to advocacy in solidarity with those in our community experiencing housing insecurity.  If you are interested in learning more about the work of Align MPLS or to volunteer with other congregations in their on-site direct service ministries, please contact John Cuningham.

SUNDAY MEALS FOR THE COMMUNITY

Every Sunday night, 5 to 6 pm, downtown congregations help serve a free, to-go, meal. All are invited. The meals are served at Plymouth Congregational Church, Groveland & Nicollet Ave.

For questions concerning ways to serve at Saint Mark’s,
please contact The Venerable Rena Turnham, Archdeacon and Associate for Community Engagement.

 UPCOMING OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE

Called to Serve: A Community Engagement Connection Space

Nov 02 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...

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. Grounded in prayer and through casual conversation, cathedral staff, clergy and members will help you to identify and...

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...