Event Schedule 2019-2020
November 3, Sunday 10 am
All Saints Day
On this Sunday, we remember all the faithful saints of the church, both living and dead. We particularly remember those of the congregation who have died in the last year. Holy Communion is celebrated as part of this service.
November 5, Tuesday, 7:00 PM
Light dinner at 7pm and Smiles event will begin at 7:30 pm.
November 30, 2019, 10:00 AM
Decorating the Church
Come and help us decorate the church for this festive season!
December 8, 2019, Sunday, 10am
Children's program with ICS
Come and enjoy service with special children focused hymns and a holiday show performed by students from ICS.
December 15, 2020
Mini-Cantata and Service Project for Chapman Partnership
Choir /Congregation project TBD
December 24, Tuesday, 6:00 PM
Christmas Eve Reception and Candlelight Service
Join us for a beautiful service. Refreshments and appetizers before service.
January 19, 2020
Join us for our annual meeting!
January 26, 2020 10 am
LGBTQ Reconciling Works Celebration
Join us for our regular service at 10am where we will celebrate St. Mark's as a reconciling works congregation!
March TBD, 2020 7am-2pm
Coral Gables Farmers Market Bake Sale
Join us at the Coral Gables Farmers Market where we will have many goodies for sale baked with love by our church members.
February 26, 2020
Join us for Ash Wednesday
April 5, 2020 10 am
Join us for Palm Sunday!
April 9, 2020 7:30pm
Join us for Maundy Thursday!
April 10, 2020 7:30pm
Join us for Good Friday.
April 12, 2020 10:30am
Easter and Breakfast
Jon us for our special Easter service and Breakfast.
May 3, 2020 10:00 am
Service and Spring Concert by ICS
Let us continue to celebrate spring and the students of ICS!
May 31, 2020 10:00 am
Service and Confirmation
Come and celebrate the confirmation of our young members!
October 3, 2020 Saturday 10am-12pm
Blessing of the Animals
Welcome Reception at 10 am. Pet Blessing at 11 am.
Please bring your pets in carriers and/or leashes to the courtyard. Water and dog treats will be provided.
October 24, 2020 Saturday 4-6pm
2nd Annual Trunk or Treat
Family Friendly trick or treating event. Candy, games and wholesome fun!
There’s Always Something Going On!
Bible Study The Second Tuesday of the month
Consider coming to Table Talk Bible Study and enjoy the fellowship along with some delicious coffee and cookies.
S.M.I.L.E.S The First Tuesday of the Month (October 2019-May 2020)
“S.M.I.L.E.” is an acronym for St. Mark’s Invites & Loves Everyone. This is a new ministry that features a soup and salad light dinner beginning at 7:00 PM followed by a special program at 7:30 PM (a guest lecturer or featured guest). Coffee and cookies are always served.
1st Communion Classes
The E.L.C.A. encourages children of all ages to receive the Sacrament of Holy Communion. However, often parents like for their children to receive First Communion Instruction. Please see Pr. Guss or Administrative Assistant Josie Largacha if you are interested in having your child attend and participate
The 30 hour course is comprised of 14 hours classroom instruction, 6 hours of home-learning assignments, and 10 hours of field experience. Students successfully completing the class will be confirmed on Reformation Sunday, October 27. (If there are any other young people who would like to join the class but have not as of yet, please see Pr. Guss or Administrative Assistant Josie Largacha ASAP.