Young adults support food pantry

St. Mark’s 20s/30s group held a dinner recently in support of the new food pantry at Arkansas State University. The group prepared a five-ingredient chili and raised funds to donate the same ingredients in bulk to the pantry. Thanks to all who participated and donated, especially Ryan Smith for taking time to shop for groceries.…

Final Wishes Preparation

As we celebrate All Saints and All Souls at St. Mark’s this weekend, it is a fitting time to begin thinking about our final wishes, and planning for our own deaths.  Fr. Jesse will be holding an informal gathering after church this Sunday to discuss making plans for your final arrangements and funeral.  

Book club meeting

Thursday, October 29 at 6:30pm, the new St. Mark’s book club will meet at the Edge coffeehouse. This month’s meeting will discuss Bart Ehrman’s Misquoting Jesus. Come prepared for in-depth conversation in good company. There’s still time to read before Thursday — all are welcome! For more information or to be added to the book…

All Saints and All Souls

This weekend brings a very important  of liturgical holidays called Allhallowtide.  It is composed of All Hallow’s Eve, All Saints Day, and the Commemoration of all Faithful Departed (also known as All Souls).  It is a solemn time in which the church invites us to pause and think deeply about life and death, both our own, and of…

Trunk or Treat

Our annual Trunk or Treat is on Wednesday, October 28, at 6pm!  We could always use more cars with treats; email Rose Mary if you want to participate.  Don’t miss out on a fun evening of costumes and candy!