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August 17, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder
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St. Mark’s is so blessed to be able to have a 2019 Back 2 School Bash.  We know we would not have made it to our 8th Annual without your generous support throughout the years.  Be it financial, backpacks, volunteers to put the supplies together or volunteers to work the day of the event, we […]

June 19, 2018 | by Stasi McAteer

Our family has hosted Friday Family Meal (FFM) for three-and-a-half years, and thanks to a fearless love grant, we were able to cover our costs for 2017. The purpose of FFM is to share a gift of a meal and make connections with our neighbors. There’s no agenda; we simply welcome people to our table, […]

June 14, 2018 | by Kathy Wilder

Wilderness represents to many an untamed world beyond our reach. To others, it is a mysterious and scary state of being. Dr. Brené Brown, author and vulnerability researcher, found that while people describe their own wilderness as being uncontrolled and vast they also find it to be “a place of true belonging, and the bravest […]

March 19, 2018 | by Katharine Jefferts Schori

[This story first appeared in the Spring 2018 Diocesan Messenger.] I had the remarkable opportunity to visit Vida Joven in Tijuana last fall. Vida Joven literally means ‘young life’ and serves children who have been abandoned or have no family able to care for them. When we visited, there were nearly 30 children, many under age […]

March 16, 2018 | by Beth Beall

[This story first appeared in the Spring 2018 Diocesan Messenger.] Next time someone asks, “And, what do you do?” stand taller.Draw back your shoulders. Put one hand on your waist. (Go ahead!) Raise your other arm high in the air. And proclaim in a strong voice, “I am a slayer of monsters!” Indeed! As part […]