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!

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St. Mark’s observes Advent Dec. 16th and 23rd, and then two Christmas Eve celebrations!

Our Advent Wreath. One more candle is lighted each Sunday in Advent as we await the Christmas celebration of Jesus’ birth!

Spotlight

Welcome, from our Rector, John Balicki

Rev. John Balicki

Rev. John Balicki

Sunday, December 16th.  Third  Sunday in Advent.

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

Family Project: Sunday at 9:30 is our annual December service project packing care kits! We could still use donations of things like bandaids, granola bars, travel size toiletries, more hand warmers, etc. These kits can be given out to people in need, perhaps folks on the streets or outdoors.

Adult Education continues at 9 AM with “Reclaiming Jesus”: A Confession of Faith in a Time of Crisis”.

10:15 AM, Holy Eucharist, Rite II with choir and nursery

Coffee Hour after the second service. 

 

Upcoming Events

Sun
23
Dec
8:00 am Rite I Service
Rite I Service
Dec 23 @ 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
Dec 23 @ 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!
Mon
24
Dec
4:30 pm Christmas Eve Afternoon Service
Christmas Eve Afternoon Service
Dec 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
St. Mark’s Christmas Eve service with Holy Communion, sermon, prayers, organ music and carols.  Families are welcome!  Join us to celebrate the birth of the Christ Child.
8:30 pm Christmas Eve Evening Service
Christmas Eve Evening Service
Dec 24 @ 8:30 pm – 10:15 pm
Christmas Eve service begins at 8:30 with the congregation and choir singing carols and Christmas music.  The Service of Holy Communion, with organ music, hymns, readings of the story of the coming of the Christ...

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Sun
30
Dec
8:00 am Rite I Service
Rite I Service
Dec 30 @ 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
Dec 30 @ 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
1
Jan
10:00 am Quilters’ Group
Quilters’ Group
Jan 1 @ 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
6
Jan
8:00 am Rite I Service
Rite I Service
Jan 6 @ 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
Jan 6 @ 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
8
Jan
10:00 am Quilters’ Group
Quilters’ Group
Jan 8 @ 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
13
Jan
8:00 am Rite I Service
Rite I Service
Jan 13 @ 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
Jan 13 @ 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
15
Jan
10:00 am Quilters’ Group
Quilters’ Group
Jan 15 @ 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
20
Jan
8:00 am Rite I Service
Rite I Service
Jan 20 @ 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
Jan 20 @ 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
22
Jan
10:00 am Quilters’ Group
Quilters’ Group
Jan 22 @ 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
27
Jan
8:00 am Rite I Service
Rite I Service
Jan 27 @ 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
Jan 27 @ 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!

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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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