The Messenger of St. Mark's | Holy Week | April 1, 2020
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SAINT MARK'S MISSION & OUTREACH
Virtual Classes/Meetings/Worship/Resources for Lent & Holy Week
For a current and complete list of all of the video meetings/classes and/or live streaming worship opportunities, please check out this page . It will be updated regularly with new information:

Wednesday, April 1
5:00PM  Stations of the Cross  with Seminarian Randall​
5:30PM  Lenten Family Worship (Modified Holy Eucharist) with Mother Sylvia 
7:00PM Lenten Book Group with Fr. Christopher 

Thursday, April 2
7AM Centering Prayer w/Donnel Miller-Mutia ​
11AM Modified Holy Eucharist
12PM Mid-week Parish "Check In"
6:30PM Zoom Bingo for all Ages with the Murray-Schroders 

Friday, April 3
10AM Godly Play Story-The Parable of the Good Shepherd

Saturday, April 4
10AM Lenten Family Worship (Modified Holy Eucharist) with Mother Sylvia (St. Marks, ABQ)
6:30PM Chanted Scriptures and Prayers with Mother Sylvia (St. Mark's, ABQ)

Holy Week & Easter Sunday: Sunday, April 5th-Sunday April 12th
You will receive an email with details of each online/at-home worship service on the morning of each Holy Week day (including Easter Sunday), complete with reflections, order of worship and other Holy Week resources. If you'd like to look ahead, or print out the items prior, you may view the resources and schedule here . The nearly daily emails during Holy Week will go back down to 1-2 times a week after Easter has passed.

Serving Together
As opportunities arise to serve individuals both within and beyond the St. Mark's community in the midst of this crisis, we'll let you know.  

If you would like to facilitate an online group, class, bible study, or other gathering for the members of St. Mark's using Zoom in the coming weeks, please contact Mother Sylvia, ( email he r ), with the day, time, and description of the online gathering you wish to host.  

About Zoom
A tutorial and instructions on How to Join a Zoom Meeting can be found here and is complete with a helpful video.

About Facebook Live
If you do not have a Facebook account, you will not be able to join a live video (which may all be found here, if you have an account ) however, you may be able to watch the video after it ends. We will make every effort to post links to live Facebook streams after they have ended, here .
Join in St. Mark’s Holy Week Community Project: Reflecting Resurrection
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“...resurrection is celebrated not as a moment "after" suffering and separate from it, but as a mystery born in and of suffering." (from This is the Night: Suffering, Salvation and the Liturgies of Holy Week, James W. Farwell, p. 7).

How are we experiencing (seeing, hearing, feeling, tasting, smelling, witnessing) signs of resurrection and new life this Holy Week, in and amidst the suffering of our current world crisis?  

We are inviting every member of St. Mark’s (young, and old, and in between) to join us in looking for--and sharing--signs of resurrection for the next 12 days--beginning TODAY and continuing through Easter Sunday.  

Where are you creating and discovering beauty, love, and new life? At your home altars, in your home liturgies, on your walks, in your yard, in your neighborhood, in your home? Take pictures! Draw pictures! Write about it! Let's share all the ways we're discovering resurrection in new and unexpected ways as we prepare for and celebrate Holy Week at Home this year. 

Please email your daily photos and other submissions, including original art work, poetry, or SHORT (a couple sentences or paragraphs) written reflections, re:"Reflection Resurrection" to this email address.

Please note: We plan to share all submissions publicly, via a facebook photo album and a shared google doc, as well as by other methods in the future. Please only submit images and reflections that you are willing for St. Mark's to share publicly.

“Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, “I have seen the Lord!” (The Gospel appointed for Easter Day, John 20:18).
Archangel Raphael Icon Available
In these troubling times, many of us find it is helpful to pray with an Icon Image.  

An  Icon Prayer Card of   Archangel Raphael  Icon used for healing Sunday at St. Mark's, is available as a free gift for you. 
Just contact Pat Catlett via email call 505-268-5808.
GIVE TO ST. MARK'S
All are welcome to give and/or pledge to St. Mark's by mail:
431 Richmond Place NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

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