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Worship: Sundays at 9:30 a.m.

605 Spruce Street
Madison, WI 53715
608-256-8463
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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.

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.


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

Assembling & Packing Baby Kits
for Lutheran World Relief


Pastor Lori PowellFrom Our Pastor: 
Worship

From the October, 2017 issue of Branches


Dear Friends:
October is a busy month for us in worship. My hope is that these worship celebrations will enhance our spiritual lives and help us live out the name Christian. May we be enriched in our personal lives and may we grow in confidence in our life together.


October 1 - World Wide Communion Sunday
October 8 - Blessing of the Pets
October 29 - Reformation Sunday


Every Sunday is a time of worship, to offer God praise and to gather with other Christians. I am looking forward to this October with the diverse celebrations on our calendar. Let us praise God together!

Blessings,
Pastor Lori

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


Worship Food Pantry Friday Meal
Worship Food Pantry Friday Meal