ELCA Advocacy

God is calling us into the world to serve together. Shaped by the ELCA’s social teaching documents and experiences of its congregations, ministries and partners, the ELCA advocates to end world hunger and stands up for policies that create opportunities to overcome poverty, promote peace and dignity, and preserve God’s...

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Blue Christmas

Our Midweek Advent services will conclude December 19 with a Blue Christmas worship service. Christmas can be a stressful and difficult time for many people. Whether it be the loss of a loved one, the change in a family situation, or worries at work, many people just do not feel...

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Living Wax Museum: Nativity Style!

Please join the youth Sunday School classes from 9:20 – 10am on December 16 for a Living Wax Museum – Nativity Style! Children will be dressed as one of the characters in the Christmas story, and will be stationed at different places in the sanctuary. You are invited to come to each “station”...

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First Sunday of Advent

Advent starts this Sunday! Please plan to join us after worship for tree decorating and snacks! Please bring a snack or heavy appetizer to share as we trim the tree. Parents, please note that a special guest will join us – St Nicholas! Also remember that St. Mark’s Wednesday evening Advent soup...

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Giving Tuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday. With all the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, we can easily lose sight of why we give: to share grace and love with others in Christ’s name. Today is an opportunity to give and see your gift multiplied. Take a breather, reflect, give and it’s...

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WEEKEND SCHEDULE UPDATE

We will have our regular Sunday worship, Sunday School, adult discussion group, and Campus Ministry study as scheduled. We expect some rain, so please be cautious on the roads. Be careful and don’t take any risks. We pray for all those who are in the way of the storm – for...

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CROP Hunger Walk

Materials for the Charlottesville CROP Hunger Walk will be distributed on September 16 at 4pm in the Office Building at Westminster Presbyterian. Are you interested in serving as the coordinator for St. Mark this year? Send us a message and let us know! The 47th Annual CROP Hunger Walk will...

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God’s Work, Our Hands

Sunday, September 9th is God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday, where we actively help the Charlottesville community in social ministry. The newly formed Social Ministry Committee has four activities you can sign up to participate in during that week: Buying and assembling birthday party kits for Lutheran Family Services. See sign...

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