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Exploring St. Mark’s
5-part 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.

Class starting dates for 2016 are:  January 17, April 30 (a two Saturday class), July 9 and October 8.

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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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Journey to Freedom: Let My People Go
Sunday, September 24 – 10:00am

     News keeps coming in of more and more destruction from the hurricanes and earthquakes. We have already raised more than $8,000 from this congregation in the last few weeks. If you would like to make another donation please designate your gifts for UMCOR or Emergency Relief. Remember that 100% of your gifts will go to emergency relief, with no percentage goin to overheads as happens with many other relief agencies.

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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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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

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
5-part 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.

Class starting dates for 2016 are:  January 17, April 30 (a two Saturday class), July 9 and October 8.

Event

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.

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.

Opportunities for Action

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Refugee, Immigration, Sanctuary Task Force
Report

“First they came for the communists
        and I did not speak out because I was not a communist.
Then they came for the trade unionists
        and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist.
Then they came for the Jews
        and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew.
Finally, they came for me and there was no one left to speak out.”

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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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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