Christian Education

Helping those young and old grow in their relationship with Christ is a rewarding way to serve at St. Mark’s. Whether you are leading Children’s Chapel or planning a weekend retreat, we hope you will find fulfillment in one of the below opportunities to work with adults, children or youth.

Cursillo
Support this movement to help those in the church understand their individual callings to be Christian leaders.

Contact – The Rev. William Stokes , 388-2681 x211

Men’s Retreat
Help plan, recruit, host and/or pray for these weekend-long retreats which take place off campus.

Contact – The Rev. William Stokes , 388-2681 x211

Women’s Retreat
Help plan, recruit, host and/or pray for these weekend-long retreats which take place off campus.

Contact – Katherine Auchter , 388-2681 x224

Wednesdays in Lent
Help plan and lead a 1-hour adult or children’s program for this series or help cook a light soup and salad dinner offered before the program.

Contact – The Rev. William Stokes , 388-2681 x211

St. Mark’s Teaching Series
Help plan and host this annual weekend event to draw well-recognized preachers and theologians to St. Mark’s.

Contact – The Rev. William Stokes , 388-2681 x211

Children’s Chapel Leaders 

Conduct a short children’s worship service for potty-trained 3 year-olds to 2nd grade during Sunday services.

Contact: Shannon Dell

Sunday School Teachers  

Work with either 3 & 4-year-olds, kindergarten & first graders, or second & third graders. Other roles for volunteers might include leading games, helping with crafts, facilitating discussions, setting up and cleaning up the classroom space, preparing and distributing snacks/refreshments, and praying for the children.

Time Commitment: Once or twice a month for 8 months, September to May, during the Sunday school hour.

Contact: Shannon Dell

Boys and Girls Breakfast Clubs

Help lead these fun clubs of 4th and 5th graders designed to encourage them to apply lessons learned from the Bible into daily life. These clubs also participate in service projects, field trips and parties. Breakfast Clubs occur from 10-10:50 a.m. during the school year (September – May).

Contact: Shannon Dell

Vacation Bible School

Volunteer for this weeklong event in July and engage with children from potty-trained 3’s through rising 4th grade.

Contact: Shannon Dell

Confirmation
8th grade and 9th–12th grade students who have not been confirmed. September – February (select Sundays), Youth Center, 12:15-1:30 p.m. Youth confirmation class begins September 11 and continues on select Sundays until the Bishop’s visitation on Sunday, April 23. Advanced registration and attendance is required. Please contact The Rev. William Stokes for more information.

Contact:The Rev. William Stokes

Middle School and High School Sunday School meets at 10am in the Youth Center
Middle School and High School Sunday School meets at 10am in the Youth Center. Contact Angelina DeVincenzo for more information.

Contact: Angelina DeVincenzo