Adult Faith Formation at St. Mark’s represents a breadth of educational opportunities for the nurturing and renewal of Christian faith. Adult faith formation events are open to all visitors, newcomers, and members. When adult classes are meeting in the building on Sunday mornings, nursery care is available. 

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, worship and formation are currently taking place either online or in person while practicing safe social distancing.

Tuesday Morning Bible Study

The Bible Study is studying the Book of Romans. We will be working with this Scripture through the early Spring. This study is open to everyone and you may join at any time.

Bible study is currently meeting online via Zoom. The group meets from 11:00 a.m.. to 12:30 p.m. Please contact Carly Rowe to learn more.

Finding God in the Ground of Our Being

Although he lived in the late 1200s, Eckhart’s invitation to find God within ourselves and in the world around us holds power for spiritual seekers today.  Join us for this online course, sent to your email every Monday in Lent and done at your own pace. For those wanting more conversation, join a Zoom group on  Mondays at 9:30am, starting February 23.  To receive the  study in your email and to get the Zoom link, email Melinda Hall.

Never heard of Meister Eckhart?  You’re not alone!  Watch this two minute video to hear scholar Bernard McGinn talk about who he was and why Eckhart matters today.

The Dwelling of Light – A Study of Icons

Join St. Mark’s Associate for Parish Life Craig Dressler for this five-week study of icons. We will use The Dwelling of Light by Rowan Williams to guide our discussions. Archbishop Rowan Williams shows participants of all Christian traditions how to understand and interact with four classical icons depicting Jesus. Contact Craig Dressler for more information.

Newcomers Class

Want to know more about the Episcopal Church? If you are new to the Episcopal Church this is a great time to get connected and learn more.  This is the everything-you-need-to-know guide for newcomers. We will explore worship, church structure and sacraments, giving you the framework to share your beliefs and practices, while discerning your way in the Episcopal Church. The next newcomers class will begin early in 2021. Contact Carly Rowe to learn more.

The Episcopal Church for Roman Catholics

Have you ever wondered if the Episcopal Church and the Roman Catholic Church have anything in common? Maybe you wonder what is actually different? If you are a Roman Catholic who has found their way to the Episcopal Church, or if you are a Roman Catholic looking for something new, this group is for you. This 4 week course is designed to explore the differences and the similarities in a safe place where questions are expected. The next group will convene early in 2021. Contact Carly Rowe to learn more.