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Worship: Sundays at 9:30 a.m.

605 Spruce Street
Madison, WI 53715

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Madison, WI

Welcome To St. Mark's Lutheran Church!

St. Mark's Lutheran ChurchConnect
St. Mark's is participating with several other congregations in a renewal program through the South-Central Synod of Wisconsin, ELCA called Connect. Connect is a two year program. Congregations support each other through Bible study and reflection, helping to identify and clarify the mission of each church and provide a foundation for new ministry opportunities. St. Mark's is excited to participate in this program and to further develop their hospitality ministries. Our mission statement is, "Reaching out with the unconditional love of God" though even this may be tweaked during the coming months.

Diana Butler Bass, a noted church historian, has observed that customs are what define the way a church cuts their communion bread, or what time service is or even what kind of music is played. Tradition is knowing that we are called to Jesus' table of grace, that we gather for worship out of thanksgiving, and we are to be Christ in the world. Custom's may need to change. Tradition is what keeps us grounded. Come and join us as we honor a faith tradition more than two thousand years old but that is necessary and relevant in our changing world.

Upcoming Events!
There are lots of great things planned at St. Mark's for the next several weeks. Click Here to learn about them!

St. Mark’s Calendar
Every Tuesday Food Pantry 10 a.m. – 12 Noon
Every Thursday Food Pantry 5:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Every Friday - Friday Free Meal 12:00 Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 9 at 9:30 am: Worship and followed by canvassing
     the neighborhood with flyers for the July 16th Ice Cream Socia
     and Live Music
Sunday, July 16 at 9:30 am Worship
     4:00-6:00 pm:
Free Ice Cream Social & Live Music!
    We look forward to meeting our neighbors and sharing
    ice cream, cookies and live music! Rain or Shine.
Sunday, July 23 at 9:30 am: Worship “Sing a New Song Sunday”
Sunday, July 30 at 9:30 am: Worship & Summer Hymn Sing. It will be fun!

Ice Cream Social

Featuring Live Music with Back2Back Back2BackAcoustic Duo

Pastor Lori PowellFrom Our Pastor: 
Being the Church

From the June, 2017 issue of Branches

Dear Friends:
On the first Pentecost a small following of people, mostly of Jewish descent, gathered for worship and to follow the Jesus Way. They numbered around one hundred fifty people. The Spirit touched their gathering and by the end of Pentecost their numbers were near three thou-sand. The Spirit came upon the church and touched off a fire in-side each of them.

Two thousand years later we are still the church. The role of the church is not to constantly create new projects but to be a place where people can find the fire inside of them. Sometimes the Spirit leads us into new activities because of inner fires burning but at other times it is a call to spiritual renewal – finding a deeper connection with God individually and as a community of faith...

Blessings, Pastor Lori

Read Pastor Lori's article in the June, 2017 issue of Branches.
Click here.

Worship Food Pantry Friday Meal
Worship Food Pantry Friday Meal