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St.Mark's
Episcopal Church

Serving the parish, community, and wider Church

 


Please contact the parish office if you are willing to participate in any of the following:


Christian Formation - for all ages. Special Safe Church training requirements may apply.

Faith in Action  - This is becoming more of a focus at 90 Main Street coordinating with the other parishes, as well as various interactions of St. Mark's directly with the New Britain community.

Finance Committee - Develops and monitors the church budget for the Vestry.

Food Pantry - Emergency food pantry located in the lower level.

Greeters - Greets, orients and incorporates others into St. Mark’s. Coordinates special events and distributes materials and gifts for new members.

Joint services with the other parishes at 90 Main Street, three 5th Sundays a year.

Mingle - Thursday breakfasts from October to April for the homeless, the unemployed, and the underemployed, part of a New Britain wide network.

Newbaic - ecumencial and interfaith services a two or three times of the year with other churches in the area.

Parish Life - Organizes parish events and coordinates coffee hour.

Pastoral Care Committee - Works with clergy regarding parishioners in need, levels of care, visiting, and Lay Eucharistic Visitor’s ministry. Maintains prayer chain, supports card and casserole ministries.

Property Committee - Oversees the maintainance of and improvements to parish property.

Soup and Services on Wednesdays in Lent, with Episcopal and Lutheran parishes in the area.

Stewardship - Develops and implements an annual pledge drive. Planned Giving looks at ways of ongoing support.

The Vestry is the lay governing body of the parish that works with the Rector/Priest-In-Charge to conduct parish business.  Its members and officers are elected at the Annual Parish Meeting and meet monthly, except perhaps July.  All parishioners are invited to serve on Vestry committees.

Wider Church - includes the North Central Region and various opportunities to become involved in the opportunities offered by Episcopal Church in Connecticut, also known as the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut.