We are joyously grateful to be celebrating the 150th anniversary of worship in the St. Mark’s chapel. Beginning this fall, there will be celebratory events throughout the year, culminating in Homecoming Weekend next spring. Please plan on joining us!
150th Celebration Weekend
Celebrate the past while looking to the future.
Friday, April 27
Anniversary 150th Celebration Party, 6:30 pm, a special gala celebration-adults only, please (no babysitting provided) Register by Sunday, April 22
- Heavy hors-d’oeuvres and petite desserts
- Stroll through the campus, visit the chapel and connect with friends, old and new
- Compline in the church
Saturday, April 28
Matins Worship Service, 7:30 am, chapel
Unveiling of Historic Register plaque, City Proclamation by Mayor Burns. Continental breakfast follows, 9:00 am, chapel
History presentation, Art in the Chapel, Q&A with mural restoration crew, 10:00 am–12:00 pm, chapel.
Childcare available while parents are at the history and art presentations. 10-12pm. Nursery (ages 0-4), historical games and activities for children in gathering area (ages 5-10)
Church campus open for visitors to look through historical displays, visit with friends, meditate or pray in the chapel, church, or gardens, noon–5:00 pm.
Worship Service, circa 1868, 5:00 pm, chapel
Family Square Dance and Pizza Party, 6:00 pm, in the fellowship hall—food, fun, and fellowship for the whole family! (no babysitting provided) Register by Sunday, April 22
Sunday, April 29
Worship Services-The Rt. Rev. Bishop Lee visits, C. Latimer 150th Anniversary Anthem premier
- 8:00 am, chapel
- 9:00 am, church
- 10:30 am, church
Receptions with Bishop Lee follow the 9:00 and 10:30 services