St. Mark's Episcopal Church

A warm and welcoming Episcopal church for all seeking community on their spiritual journey.

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Welcome!

Welcome to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church!

Worship at St. Mark’s – Sundays 8 and 10:15

We welcome all to join us!  Full participation in our worship services at St. Mark’s is open and you are completely welcome to attend – including receiving communion at our service.  Our worship is a sacred time for spiritual renewal as we hear the Word of God in Scripture and the sermon, and as we share the Eucharist together.

Life at our church:

St. Mark’s has an active children’s program. Music and adult education, outreach and service, care for one another and healing prayers, all are part of our life together as a parish.  Join us!

 

Maine’s Episcopal Church selects The Rev. Thomas James Brown its 10th bishop

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Some of the St. Mark’s family

 

Spotlight

Welcome, from our Rector, John Balicki

Rev. John Balicki

Sunday, March 17, The Third Sunday in Lent:

8:00 AM, Holy Eucharist, Book of Common Prayer, Rite I.

John ‘s sermon title, “How to Work at Resting”.

9 AM, Adult Education: We continue our seven-week series exploring “The Way of Love: Practices for a Jesus-Centered Life”. This Sunday we continue with “REST: Receive the gift of God’s grace, peace and restoration”. There is a weekly reflection guide available in print, which is also sent out with the weekly e-news as a pdf.

10:15 AM, Holy Eucharist, Rite II with choir and nursery. We continue our journey of conversion in Lent. We’ll hear a story of God’s patience with an unproducing fig tree and learn that God is patient and merciful with us as well.

Coffee Hour – Hosted this week by the Kingdon’s. Sign up opportunities exist for March 31 and April 7 to host coffee hour.

Farewell gift for Bishop Lane: One of the gifts the Diocesan Transition Committee is preparing for Bishop Lane is a quilt put together with squares from each of the congregations. We will have our square out this Sunday for anyone to express their best wishes.

Upcoming Events

Sun
24
Mar
8:00 am Rite I Service
Rite I Service
Mar 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Sunday Rite I Eucharist, with sermon. A traditional spoken liturgy from Book of Common Prayer. All are welcome to attend.
10:15 am Rite II Service
Rite II Service
Mar 24 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Rite II Eucharist with sermon and hymns, organ, and choir. All are welcome: families and children, visitors and parishioners!
Tue
26
Mar
10:00 am Quilters’ Group
Quilters’ Group
Mar 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We make quilts for those being baptized, for the Mid Maine Homeless Shelter and for KVAC family program as outreach. We also craft quilts for the Christmas Fair and for special occasions in our parish....

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Sun
31
Mar
8:00 am Rite I Service
Rite I Service
Mar 31 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Sunday Rite I Eucharist, with sermon. A traditional spoken liturgy from Book of Common Prayer. All are welcome to attend.
10:15 am Rite II Service
Rite II Service
Mar 31 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Rite II Eucharist with sermon and hymns, organ, and choir. All are welcome: families and children, visitors and parishioners!
Tue
2
Apr
10:00 am Quilters’ Group
Quilters’ Group
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We make quilts for those being baptized, for the Mid Maine Homeless Shelter and for KVAC family program as outreach. We also craft quilts for the Christmas Fair and for special occasions in our parish....

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Sun
7
Apr
8:00 am Rite I Service
Rite I Service
Apr 7 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Sunday Rite I Eucharist, with sermon. A traditional spoken liturgy from Book of Common Prayer. All are welcome to attend.
10:15 am Rite II Service
Rite II Service
Apr 7 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Rite II Eucharist with sermon and hymns, organ, and choir. All are welcome: families and children, visitors and parishioners!
Tue
9
Apr
10:00 am Quilters’ Group
Quilters’ Group
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We make quilts for those being baptized, for the Mid Maine Homeless Shelter and for KVAC family program as outreach. We also craft quilts for the Christmas Fair and for special occasions in our parish....

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Sun
14
Apr
8:00 am Rite I Service
Rite I Service
Apr 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Sunday Rite I Eucharist, with sermon. A traditional spoken liturgy from Book of Common Prayer. All are welcome to attend.
10:15 am Rite II Service
Rite II Service
Apr 14 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Rite II Eucharist with sermon and hymns, organ, and choir. All are welcome: families and children, visitors and parishioners!
Tue
16
Apr
10:00 am Quilters’ Group
Quilters’ Group
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We make quilts for those being baptized, for the Mid Maine Homeless Shelter and for KVAC family program as outreach. We also craft quilts for the Christmas Fair and for special occasions in our parish....

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Sun
21
Apr
8:00 am Rite I Service
Rite I Service
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Sunday Rite I Eucharist, with sermon. A traditional spoken liturgy from Book of Common Prayer. All are welcome to attend.
10:15 am Rite II Service
Rite II Service
Apr 21 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Rite II Eucharist with sermon and hymns, organ, and choir. All are welcome: families and children, visitors and parishioners!
Tue
23
Apr
10:00 am Quilters’ Group
Quilters’ Group
Apr 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We make quilts for those being baptized, for the Mid Maine Homeless Shelter and for KVAC family program as outreach. We also craft quilts for the Christmas Fair and for special occasions in our parish....

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Sun
28
Apr
8:00 am Rite I Service
Rite I Service
Apr 28 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Sunday Rite I Eucharist, with sermon. A traditional spoken liturgy from Book of Common Prayer. All are welcome to attend.
10:15 am Rite II Service
Rite II Service
Apr 28 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Rite II Eucharist with sermon and hymns, organ, and choir. All are welcome: families and children, visitors and parishioners!
Tue
30
Apr
10:00 am Quilters’ Group
Quilters’ Group
Apr 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
We make quilts for those being baptized, for the Mid Maine Homeless Shelter and for KVAC family program as outreach. We also craft quilts for the Christmas Fair and for special occasions in our parish....

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Our Mission Beyond Our Doors

From issues facing our planet to challenges in our community, St. Mark's looks beyond ourselves to find ways to help.

The Peace Pole

Ways to help

* The Peace Pole - say a prayer for world peace

* Food Bank - share with our neighbors

* Homeless Shelter - support those in need

* Sandwich Program - provide food for others

Current outreach efforts by our parish

Music


Music is an important part of life at St. Mark's, both as part of our worship and also as a gift to the wider Waterville community.

* In worship, singing hymns and prayers

* Enjoying our choir

* Appreciating a range of organ music

* Involving our children

* Offering concerts

Learn more about Music at St. Mark's.

Our Lively Program for Children

At St. Mark's, we welcome children as an important part of our life together. Sunday activities for children and their families are focused on learning by doing. For example:

* Participating in worship in the Family Eucharist

* Outreach projects: making chicken pies for the Homeless Shelter or packing diapers for needy families

Learn more about children and family programs

Our Directors of Children and Youth programs are Jonathan Knock and Melinda Corey.

Pastoral Care

How do we as Christians embody our faith? The entire "Body of Christ" is called, as baptized Christians, to love and care for one another and for those in need. Learn more about why Pastoral Care is vital to our mission.

Our fall series on the "Opiate Crisis and the Faith Community" on Thursday evenings allowed us to learn more from many speakers and discuss ways to help.

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