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Tomorrow: Ash Wednesday at St. Mark's
Ash Wednesday, February 17:

7:00 a.m.: Our Ash Wednesday Liturgy will be livestreamed on Facebook Live and on Zoom:
Facebook Live -- or -- Zoom: Link to Join Zoom, Meeting ID: Meeting ID: 505 262 2484, Passcode: liturgy

After the 7AM liturgy ends, you may view the worship video anytime here.

8-9 a.m.: All are welcome to drive through the eastern parking lot for imposition of ashes and/or take time for silent prayer in the Nave.

12-1 p.m.: The Nave will be open for prayer. Organ music will be played as a meditative background for prayer.

5:30-6:30 p.m.: The Nave will be open to anyone wanting to pray with flute music mixed with moments of silence.

IMPORTANT: For all things in-person, please wear masks and observe social distancing practices. Thank you!
Inquirers’ Class: Lenten Book Study
Inquirers’ Class: Lenten Book 
Title: Inspired: Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again
Author: Rachel Held Evans
Sundays in Lent (Starting 2/21) - Noon-1 p.m. – Zoom Class
Join us for a lively discussion and community time.
Participants are asked to purchase their own book online.

If the Bible isn't a science book or an instruction manual, then what is it? What do people mean when they say the Bible is inspired? When Rachel Held Evans found herself asking these questions, she began a quest to better understand what the Bible is and how it is meant to be read. What she discovered changed her--and it will change you too.

Class reading assignment plan (please read prior to each class):
  • February 21 - Introduction and Chapter 1 
  • February 28 – Chapters 2 and 3 
  • March 7 – Chapters 4 and 5 
  • March 14 Chapters 6 and 7 
  • March 21 Chapter 8 and Epilogue 
  • March 28 Palm Sunday – Final discussion 
Lent Madness Dinner-time Devotions
Mon/Wed at 5:30 p.m. during Lent (Starting February 22)
This Lent, join the Miller-Mutia Family for Dinnertime Devotions on Mondays and Wednesday Nights from 5:30-6:00 p.m. We'll meet in Mother Sylvia's Zoom Room (Meeting ID 510-932-1315) at 5:30 p.m. to sing grace and share "highs and lows" from the day. Then, over dinner, we'll read the Lent Madness bios of the Saints for the Day and discuss which saint(s) will be getting our votes! Drop ins are always welcome, but if possible, we'd love you to RSVP, so we know to expect you! RSVP here.

Seem more about Lent Madness here: https://www.lentmadness.org/
Lenten Book Group and Meditations on the Wonder of Creation
Lenten Book Group and Meditations on the Wonder of Creation
Tuesdays 10 a.m. and/or 7 p.m. Zoom (1-hour sessions)
Beginning February 23, 2021
Join Via Zoom, Meeting ID 817 0410 1379, Passcode: wildhope
Facilitator: Fr. Christopher
 
We have pre-ordered 21 copies at $15.00/each ($4 cost savings for the purchaser), so please let us know if you need one or plan to order your own from Paraclete Press. We still have plenty of books, so please email Fr. Christopher to arrange getting a book.

Give
All are welcome to give and/or pledge to St. Mark's by mail (St. Mark's has a secure mailbox and is checked regularly): 431 Richmond Place NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106.

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You may give electronically through the Diocese of the Rio Grande Parish Donation site and check the box next to "Albuquerque-St. Mark's". Just fill out the rest of the information and click the Next button at the bottom of the page. Please make sure fill out "special instructions or comment" to let us know how to apply your gift (i.e.: pledge, congregational relief fund, etc.).

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You may give electronically (including pledge payments) to St. Mark's - securely via PayPal® - anytime.
Email submissions should be sent (via email) to the Communications Coordinator by 2:00 p.m. each Thursday for inclusion on Friday e-news. Please see submission guidelines here.
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
431 Richmond Place NE | Albuquerque, NM 87106 |505-262-2484 | www.stmarksabq.org
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