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Annual Crab Feed
Saturday, March 19, 6:00pm

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The St. Mark’s crab feed is a celebrated social event.  It is the church’s primary annual fundraiser.  All proceeds from the event benefit the church’s annual operating budget.  The crab feed draws upon the contributions and support from the congregation, community partners, local business leaders, friends, allies and crab meat lovers.

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Exploring St. Mark’s
5-part membership-oriented class

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Exploring St. Mark’s is a 5-part class series open to anyone and everyone interested in finding out more about St. Mark’s.  The class series repeats on a quarterly basis to help accommodate busy schedules.

The last class series of 2015 starts on October 18.  Starting dates for 2016 are:  January 17, April 10 (with a break on Monday’s Day), July 20 and October 9.

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Messy Church
A fresh alternative to Sunday worship

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Messy Church is an exciting and casual group learning and sharing alternative for anyone who may not gravitate to weekly Sunday worship experiences.  It is informal and activity-oriented.  It addresses everyday life issues and includes a shared meal.  It is intended for people of all ages and from all walks of life.

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Site Under Reconstruction
Patience is appreciated

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Exciting changes are underway with the transition of the church’s web presence to an updated and improved web platform.  St. Mark’s website development partners have made significant upgrades to the infrastructure and platform that supports the church website.

For immediate concerns, please address them to Cath Fenimore-Brown (Church Administrator), Otto DeLeon (Chair, Communications & Outreach Team) or Pastor Alan Jones.

updated 10/04/15 o deleon

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Filmstrip to worship

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Filmstrip to need help

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Filmstrip to SSP

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Filmstrip to children

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Overview

Hello there!
Message and information for visitors and newcomers

St. Mark’s is a welcoming community devoted to healing lives with God’s grace, making heaven real on earth.  This mission is pursued through active seeking, building and celebrating.

Sunday Worship

9:30am - Traditional  |  11:00am - Contemporary

Church Address

2391 St. Marks Way, Sacramento, CA  95864

St. Mark’s is a welcoming community devoted to healing lives with God’s grace, making heaven real on earth.  This mission is pursued through active seeking, building and celebrating.

Sunday Worship

9:30am – Traditional  |  11:00am – Contemporary

Church Address

2391 St. Marks Way, Sacramento, CA  95864

The people of St. Mark’s understand that every individual is on their own spiritual journey, and that this journey takes many different forms. The church aims to provide a supportive, healing platform where everyone can grow while on that faith​ journey.

The Church Office

The Church Office is open Tuesdays through Fridays from 9:00am to 4:00pm.  It is not officially open on Saturdays although various activities take place on the church campus then.  On Sundays and during non-business hours, the church phones are answered by an automated messaging system. 

updated 11/20/15

Upcoming Events

Event

Exploring St. Mark’s
5-part membership-oriented class

Exploring St. Mark’s is a 5-part class series open to anyone and everyone interested in finding out more about St. Mark’s.  The class series repeats on a quarterly basis to help accommodate busy schedules.

The last class series of 2015 starts on October 18.  Starting dates for 2016 are:  January 17, April 10 (with a break on Monday’s Day), July 20 and October 9.

Event

Annual Crab Feed
Saturday, March 19, 6:00pm

The St. Mark’s crab feed is a celebrated social event.  It is the church’s primary annual fundraiser.  All proceeds from the event benefit the church’s annual operating budget.  The crab feed draws upon the contributions and support from the congregation, community partners, local business leaders, friends, allies and crab meat lovers.

Event

Messy Church
A fresh alternative to Sunday worship

Messy Church is an exciting and casual group learning and sharing alternative for anyone who may not gravitate to weekly Sunday worship experiences.  It is informal and activity-oriented.  It addresses everyday life issues and includes a shared meal.  It is intended for people of all ages and from all walks of life.

Event

Site Under Reconstruction
Patience is appreciated

Exciting changes are underway with the transition of the church’s web presence to an updated and improved web platform.  St. Mark’s website development partners have made significant upgrades to the infrastructure and platform that supports the church website.

For immediate concerns, please address them to Cath Fenimore-Brown (Church Administrator), Otto DeLeon (Chair, Communications & Outreach Team) or Pastor Alan Jones.

updated 10/04/15 o deleon

Opportunities for Action

Overview

Helping people who are homeless
Offering loving support

  • Through the St. Mark’s Family Promise program
  • Through the St. Mark’s Winter Shelter program
  • Through the St. Mark’s team at Loaves and Fishes

Through the St. Mark’s Family Promise program

Family Promise of Sacramento

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Advocating to end homelessness
Seeking justice

  • Through the St. Mark’s Advocacy Team
  • Through community organizing with the St. Mark’s ACT Team

Through the St. Mark’s Advocacy Team

Social Justice Advocacy Team

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Providing food for those in need
Feeding the body and spirit

  • Through the St. Mark’s Food Closet
  • Through the St. Mark’s Community Breakfast

Through the St. Mark’s Food Closet

St. Mark’s Food Closet

Offers free, fresh and perishable foods, as well as various pantry items, to local families and individuals on an as-needed basis.  Food distribution operations run on Tuesdays and Saturdays.  Recipients also are referred to neighboring food banks, Cal-Fresh and other community resources

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Lending humanitarian assistance
Material and logistical aid to people in need

  • Through a mission volunteer team
  • As a youth volunteer team member for Native American and inner-city communities through the Sierra Service Project

Through a mission volunteer team

United Methodist Volunteers in Mission

In recent years St. Mark’s has sent multiple teams to provide assistance for reconstruction/construction in Haiti, partnering with the United Methodist Committee on Relief and the Methodist Church of Haiti. A new initiative is building connections with a clinic and agricultural project in eastern Angola.


As a youth volunteer team member for Native American and inner-city communities through the Sierra Service Project

Sierra Service Project

Deploys summer teams of middle and high-school youth and young adults for  community improvement projects.  Teams are sent to Native American reservations and inner-city poverty zones in the Western U.S., performing basic home construction and other services.

updated 12/22/15

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