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Dez 18 - Photograph's from Pastor Elkin's Retirement dinner

Dez 13 - Cookies, Cookies & More Cookies!

Dez 12 - Preparing for Christmas - Kids Night Out

Dez 5 - Praying for our College Students

Dez 5 - A Christmas Carol Performance

Dez 1 - Making Advent Wreaths

Nov 30 - Pastor Elkin summarizes 20+years of life together in St. Mark's?

Nov 21 - Christ the King Sunday Milestones

Nov 14 - Pack 'n Wrap at Redeemer

Nov 6 - Recognizing & Honoring All the Saints

Okt 29 - Celebrating Reformation Sunday

Okt 16 - Gage Charles Pittinger - Baptism Milestone

Okt 16 - Harvest Home Sunday

Okt 9 - Crop Walk 2016

Okt 5 - Support the St. Mark's Crop Walk team

Okt 2 - Photos from Consecration Sunday

Okt 2 - It's Raining Quilts - They're Everywhere!

Sep 19 - Confirmation Milestone: Sean Jensen & Dylan Ott

Sep 12 - CELEBration!

Sep 12 - Fall Bazaar Brings in Funds for Charity

Sep 4 - Christian Education: Learning & Encouraging the Bible

Aug 24 - Locked-in at St. Mark's

Aug 12 - St. Mark's 2016 Fishing Derby

Aug 12 - Pastor Elkin Announces Upcoming Retirement

Aug 10 - Kits for victims of Disaster & Poverty


Jul 23 - Helping Hands Day

Jul 6 - St. Mark's July 4 Hospitality

Jun 29 - “La frontera: Where Jesus Meets Us”

Jun 28 - Stefan Weber and Jacob Schreckengast celebrate driving milestone

Jun 28 - Synod Assembly report; Bishop elected

Mai 17 - 2016 Annual Congregation Assembly

Mai 9 - Youth Conduct Service

Mai 9 - 2016 Annual Report

Apr 24 - Applegate Baptism Celebrated

Apr 21 - Pastor Elkin's Surprise Party Celebrating his 20th Year at St. Mark's

Apr 16 - Commemorating 20 Years of Service - With a Youth Feast!

Apr 6 - Food Packaging Event

Mrz 27 - Breakfast with the Pastor & Easter Egg Hunt

Mrz 26 - The Vigil of Easter

Mrz 25 - 2016 Confirmation Trip

Mrz 19 - Making Palm Crosses


Mrz 5 - Tubing

Feb 17 - A piece of our past: 1941 Confirmation Class

Feb 8 - Prayer Pillows for Brennan and Dallas

Feb 8 - Join the Bell Choir!

Jan 31 - Lenten Services Scheduled

Jan 10 - Commemorating Baptism with Faith Chests

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LentFrom the early centuries of the church, one of the chief aims of the season of Lent has been catechetical, that is, teaching the basics of the faith. The parts of the catechism – the Ten Commandments, the Lord's Prayer, the Creed, Holy Baptism, Holy Communion, Confession and Forgiveness – are worthy of regular attention. Luther himself, the one who wrote the Small Catechism, said that he himself needed to go back to the beginning each year, and he annually preached a series of sermons on the catechism.

As part of our catechetical emphasis this year, our mid-week services in Lent will make use of that wonderful repository of the faith contained in six of our hymns to explore and grasp the faith once delivered to the saints in the six parts of the catechism. Hymns are of course of many types: some are straightforward statements, some are ascriptions of praise, still others are prayers. Some serve the function of teaching especially well, helping us to remember the content of the faith. We will use six of these in the following arrangement: 

Our regular schedule of mid-week events is:


Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10, Hymn 295……….From Depths of Woe, Confession and Forgiveness. Holy Communion in the chapel 12:00 PM , and in the Nave at 7:00 PM.


On the five subsequent Wednesdays: 11:30 AM - Mid-Day Prayers in the chapel, 12:00 Noon - Lunch, 6:15 PM - Supper, and 7:00 - Evening Prayer in the chapel:

Second Wednesday, Feb. 17, Hymn 504……..O God, My Faithful God, Ten Commandments.

Third Wednesday, Feb. 24, Hymn 166…….All Glory Be to God on High, Creed.

Fourth Wednesday, March 2, Hymn 442..O Thou, Who Hast of Thy Pure Grace, Lord's Prayer.

Fifth Wednesday, March 9, Hymn 196……All Who Believe and Are Baptized, Holy Baptism.

Sixth Wednesday, March 16, Hymn 197…O Living Bread from Heaven, Holy Communion.


Our regularly sung Morning Prayer continues each week-day at 9:00 AM in the chapel.  The lessons currently are drawn from the wonderful stories of Genesis.


Whether or not it has been a practice in your family or not, come, add yourself to as many of these times of prayer, learning, and companionship as you can. There is great personal benefit, and it is for the good of the whole congregation!.