Dear Friends, I hope you are looking forward to 2018 as our year of celebrating 150 years of worship in the chapel. The chapel itself will be closed during the month of January because the mural is being restored by an expert from the Art Institute of Chicago. All scheduled worship that would normally take […]
These are posts and articles related to the celebration of the 150th anniversary of St. Mark's Chapel.
As we continue to celebrate our 150th anniversary of worship in the chapel, we also celebrate our values of historic teaching and Christian community! All sinners are made saints through Jesus, and those searching for The Answer, are invited to celebrate with joy at the All Saints Masquerade on October 25, from 6:00–7:30 pm. What is the Masquerade? […]
In 1949, when I was three years old, my father was transferred by his employer to move from the Toledo, Ohio market to the Chicago market. Our neighbors in Perrysburg, Ohio were Jim and Jane Rockwood Ford. Jane had grown up in Geneva with her cousins the Bangs family, and she urged us to move […]
My first visit to the chapel was in the summer of 2006. I was interviewing for the position of assistant rector. Mark, my Rector-to-be, beamed as he shared with me the details of its construction; one phrase popped out: “The stones are of local riverstone.” The words awakened a homesickness for my church back in […]