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Exploring St. Mark’s
Membership-oriented class

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

The summer class session will be the July class which will be on Saturday from 10:00am to 2:00pm, in Wesley Hall.  A light lunch and child care are provided.  Regular class sessions run on Sundays after the worship service (around 11:30am) in Room E-21 (on the second floor of the Education Building).  

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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.

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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

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

 Worship 10:00am 

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

 Worship 10:00am 

Church Address

2391 St. Marks Way, Sacramento, CA  95864

Phone:  916.483.7848

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 08/31/17

Upcoming Events

Event

Exploring St. Mark’s
Membership-oriented class

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

The summer class session will be the July class which will be on Saturday from 10:00am to 2:00pm, in Wesley Hall.  A light lunch and child care are provided.  Regular class sessions run on Sundays after the worship service (around 11:30am) in Room E-21 (on the second floor of the Education Building).  

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Moon Lectures
Provocative, Progressive & Enlightening

The Bob and Dorrie Moon Lecture Series showcases contemporary insights from dynamic speakers and progressive Christian authors and community leaders.  Purchase online tickets by clicking here.

Bob and Dorrie endowed this forum as a gift and challenge to the Sacramento community to think critically and act ethically on important issues of our time.

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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.

Opportunities for Action

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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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Refugee, Immigration, Sanctuary Task Force
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For many years, St. Mark’s has been a champion voice for Social Justice. As the political climate has been churning around refugees and deportation, St. Mark’s leadership began to consider how to best be supportive.  At the March 2017 Church Council meeting, a group of individuals expressed interest in exploring what it would mean to become a Sanctuary Congregation.

Overview

Helping people who are homeless
Offering loving support

  • Through Combined Efforts with Sacramento ACT
  • 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 Combined Efforts with Sacramento  Area Congregations Together (ACT)

Community Action Meeting for Homelessness

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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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Winter Shelter (WISH)

     Winter Shelter (WISH) is an ecumenical program that serves homeless people in Sacramento County. Each participating faith community hosts one or more nights, providing homeless guests with a warm and safe place to sleep during the winter months. Guests are served a hearty evening meal and a parting breakfast in the morning. In addition to serving the physical needs of program guests, St. Mark’s seeks to minister to the soul and spirit, providing individuals with a sense of dignity, safety, and belonging.

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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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