Annual Fishing Trip: June 23-25
Jun
23
to Jun 25

Annual Fishing Trip: June 23-25

June 23-25th, Port Aransas, Texas. Become part of the fishing tradition here at St. Mark’s—a valuable time for St. Marks’ men, both young and seasoned, to bond over exaggerated story-telling, and experiencing God’s creation. After a long day on the boats, the group will relax around the pool and relive the day! Departs from St. Mark’s following the blessing of the fleet. A deposit of $100, payable to St. Mark’s, is needed upon sign up in the Parish Hall, or for more information, contact Mike Brode: mbrode@swbell.net.

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Men's Group
Jun
10
6:30 PM18:30

Men's Group

The St. Mark’s Men’s Group meets on the second Monday of (most) every month for dinner, conversation and a little business! Five cooking teams take turns to prepare a meal for the evening. Join us in the Parish Hall!

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Graduation Sunday
Jun
2
10:00 AM10:00

Graduation Sunday

St. Mark’s will celebrate and honor all graduates during the 10 am service. Scholarships awarded to high school students will be distributed during this time, as well as gifts for all high school graduates! Cake served afterwards.

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Formation Class
May
26
9:00 AM09:00

Formation Class

Mystagogy: the Christian Mysteries. In the ancient church, the bishop taught the newly baptized the nature of the liturgy and sacraments in Eastertide. What is liturgy and why do we do it? Let’s explore this together this Easter season.

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St. Mark's Scholarship Golf Tournament
May
4
9:00 AM09:00

St. Mark's Scholarship Golf Tournament

Get your teams together for a day of golf in support of the Men’s Scholarship Endowment Fund, supporting our high school graduates with scholarships as they begin their college careers. Tournament details: Plum Creek Golf Course, Foursome Scramble, 8 am Shotgun start. Not a golfer? Support the fund through sponsorships! Registration & Sponsorship forms are in the Parish Hall.

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Women's Group Day Trip
May
4
7:00 AM07:00

Women's Group Day Trip

St. Mark’s ECW (Episcopal Church Women—that’s you!) are heading to Wimberley for Market Days, Saturday, May 4. Meet at the church parking lot @ 7 a.m. to carpool. We will browse, shop and lunch! What is Market Days? Check it out here: http://www.shopmarketdays.com/about.html Please sign up in the Parish Hall or contact Debbie Thornal for more details: texicalli13@gmail.com.

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Easter Home Groups
Apr
8
to Apr 14

Easter Home Groups

Easter Home Groups are an opportunity to take a deeper dive into community. Groups will meet once per week for the Easter Season—about six meetings total. The agenda is light: get to know one another over dinner, ending in prayer. Deadline to sign up is Palm Sunday, April 14. Groups will be determined by geographical location and availability. First meeting begin the week of April 29-May 4.

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Women's Group Day Trip
Mar
23
7:45 AM07:45

Women's Group Day Trip

Women’s Group Wildflower Day Trip to Llano: Join us on a bluebonnet tour of the hill country. Meet at the church at 7:45 a.m., we will carpool to Fredericksburg to connect with the Willow City Loop for the wildflower tour, then on to Llano, for shopping and lunch, returning to Austin late afternoon. Please sign up in the Parish Hall or RSVP to Debbie Thornal: texicalli13@gmail.com.

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Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
Mar
5
6:00 PM18:00

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Take a night off from cooking and join us in the Parish Hall for pancakes, sausage & fresh fruit! Prices: $4 for adults; $2 for children ages 6-12, and a maximum of $12/family. Shrove Tuesday is a day of indulging in the rich, fatty foods that were traditionally abstained from during Lent. Making pancakes was a way to use up butter, milk, sugar and eggs before the 40-day fast. For more about the history of Shrove Tuesday: https://www.episcopalchurch.org/library/article/pass-syrup-%E2%80%94-its-shrove-tuesday

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Formation Class: What is an Episcopalian?
Mar
3
10:00 AM10:00

Formation Class: What is an Episcopalian?

Sundays @ 10 a.m. March 3: Final class in this series. Grace Chapel.

This is an Anglicanism 101 class. What is unique about being an Episcopalian? What do we have in common with other denominations? What history led us to this point? What unique gifts might the Episcopal church have to offer the greater Christian family? This course counts as Confirmation preparation for adults. Co-taught by the Rev. Dr. Nathan Jennings and Fr. Zac.

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Lion's Pride
Mar
2
6:00 PM18:00

Lion's Pride

The Day School is having a party and parishioners are invited! Lion's Pride will be held at the High Road on Dawson on Saturday, March 2. The theme is “True to Austin” featuring local favorites in the silent auction, décor, and food. For tickets or to sponsor the event:  https://stmarksdayschoolaustin.org/support-us/lions-pride-event. Last year over $22,000 was raised for our cherished school! 

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St. Mark's 101: Newcomer Class, Wednesday evenings in February
Feb
27
6:30 PM18:30

St. Mark's 101: Newcomer Class, Wednesday evenings in February

New to St. Mark’s? Relatively new to St. Mark’s? Been here a while, but getting reacquainted? Join Fr. Zac on Wednesday nights in February for dinner, conversation, and some introductory teaching about things from the Episcopal Church in general, to how you might get involved at St. Mark’s in particular. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Email Fr. Zac if you plan to attend: zac@stmarksaustin.org.

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Preschool Sunday
Jan
27
9:00 AM09:00

Preschool Sunday

At the 9:00 service on Jan 27th we’ll celebrate Preschool Sunday! We’ve invited our special friends from St. Mark’s Day School to join us and to sing for us. The Head of School, Karon Hammond, will be in attendance to give special greetings, and the School building will be open for you to explore during the Sunday School hour.

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