St. Mark's Episcopal Church
The Second Sunday after Pentecost
June 6, 2021
At this time we are offering one worship Service at 10:30 from the St. Mark's Sanctuary through our Facebook page and YouTube Channel.
A copy of the Bulletin may be found on our website, in the button below
or on the Facebook page.

This Service will be also available in person and preregistration is no longer required on line. We will ask that you give us your name and phone number when you arrive for the Sunday Service.
This Sunday at St. Mark’s, we will offer a Blessing and gift to our 2020 and 2021 High School and University Graduates. All are welcome to come and share in the celebration.
Pride Month 2021

Please, celebrate the many gifts of the LGBTQ community especially here at St. Mark's, our city and our nation. As an inclusive community of faith, we are most grateful. ~ Christian+
Episcopal 101 
In lieu of offering the Journeys of Faith sessions for now, please, consider joining in learning more about the Episcopal Tradition in a face-paced session on Wednesday, June 30, or Wednesday July 28 (repeated from June 30). The sessions will last from 6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. and will be informative as well as answer any questions you might have about why we do what we do at St. Mark's.  A sign-up sheet is at the Welcome Table of the Parish House with more information or call the Parish Office to have your name added to the list. 
~ Christian+
First Sunday Food Collection for Westminster Food Pantry
Please bring in food donations and articles for the Food Pantry each month on the first Sunday of the month and place them in the Basket as you enter the North Transept.
Mid Week Eucharist
Will be available to you in person as well as through Facebook live. Please contact Megan by email meganth@stmarksgr.org or phone
616-456-1684 to register.
Mask and social distancing will be required.
Join us on June 6 to congratulate our Graduates
On June 6, we will recognize and offer a special prayer and a gift to the graduates from different programs and different levels of education. To date, we have the names of thirteen graduates. If you have a graduate in your family, please, drop Jeff Brown, Director of Youth Ministry,a note. We hope to capture as many if not all the graduates in the St. Mark's family.  jeffatgrey@gmail.com. Please, join us for worship at 10:30 on June 6 as we celebrate The Second Sunday after Pentecost and give thanks for graduates from high school and college.  
Youth Leadership Workshops
This summer, the Kaufman Institute will offer a series of virtual workshops for youth, grades 8 through 12. Please, see this information and consider these opportunities for family members. ~ Christian+
The Episcopal Diocese of Western Michigan is pleased to announce that Episcopal Youth Camp plans to take place this summer!

Pending pandemic restrictions, we will gather the weeks of August 8 (Senior Camp) and August 15 (Junior Camp and CIT) at Camp Newaygo. All youth, grades 3-12, are invited to join us for a great camp experience. Visit our website, www.episcopalyouthcamp.org to learn more about our sessions, pricing, and more. Registration is open now and early bird rates are available. Link Below for more information.
Dismantling Racism Ministry Blog
Sudanese Refugee Children Come to East Grand Rapids
Shared by Catherine Frerichs
In 2000, I became the foster mother to three children from Sudan. They came to the US as part of the 4000 Lost Boys the US agreed to re-settle. … I wondered how these three very black children … Click Below to read more
A Special Thank You for those who Pray for those on our Parish Prayer List.
Mel Trotter Ministry
is one of our partners in helping the homeless
please click below for the latest update from Mel

  • June 6 Recognition of our graduates 10:30 a.m.
  • June 27 Ada Park Service 5 p.m.
  • Please note that we have cancelled the July Parking Lot Service
  • August 22 Ada Park Service 5 p.m.
Stewardship at St. Mark's

Please join us in pledging for 2021. Pledge cards are available online (See link below), or contact the Parish office, if you'd like one mailed.

The goal for 2021 was $470,000. We have received 141 pledges for a total of $477,146.
Complete your 2021 Stewardship Pledge online
Prayers Requested

Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the LORD's people.
Thank you for your continued support of St. Mark's!

Please see the ways to give to St. Mark's in the link below.
St. Mark's is a part of the
St. Mark's Episcopal Church
134 N. Division Avenue
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
616-456-1684
https://.www.stmarksgr.org
https://www.facebook.com/stmarksgr/
meganth@stmarksgr.org