Pastoral Care

“Which of these three do you think was a neighbor to the man who fell into the hands of robbers?”   The expert in the law replied, “The one who had mercy on him.” Jesus told him: “Go and do likewise.”
 Luke 10: 37

Weekly Prayer List - Parish Prayer Chain

photo2Those requesting to be on the Weekly Prayer List are remembered publicly at each celebration of the Holy Eucharist on Sunday and at Saint Mark’s staff meeting on Tuesday mornings. People are encouraged to provide the Parish Office with as much information as possible, as well as notification of when the request may be retired. This list is reset each Advent. Names on the Parish Prayer Chain are confidentially uplifted in prayer by prayer chain members on a private basis.

Click here to send a prayer request to the Parish Office.

Member Care

The Member Care Meals ministry provides meals to parishioner’s who are in need of help with meals due to illness, recovery, a new baby, bereavement or other situations.  If you or someone you know is ill, recovering, or in need of help with meals, or if you would like to help in this ministry, please contact Michele Johnson (614-486-4624).

The New Baby ministry provides a welcoming rose and muffins to families with a new baby in the house.  If you know of a family with a new baby or would like to help with this ministry, please contact Robbie Hurley  (614-374-3068).

Home Communion - Lay Eucharistic Calling

howdoIEucharistic Visitors assist the clergy in bringing the Reserve Sacrament (Communion) to members of the Saint Mark’s community who are home bound for some reason and cannot attend Sunday worship service. They strive to keep God’s presence in the lives of all Saint Mark’s parishioners by making home visits at least once a month.

Learn more about Lay Eucharistic Visitors HERE.

Stephen Ministries

Stephen Ministers provide high-quality, confidential, Christ-centered care and support to people experiencing grief, divorce, cancer, job loss, loneliness, disability, relocation, and other life difficulties.

Learn more about Stephen Ministry.

Click here to visit Stephen Ministry leadership.

“Who are the ministers of Saint Mark’s?    The whole congregation…”
–  Weekly “Order of Service”

Hospital Visitation

Members of the clergy make regular hospital visits when needed. Because of patient-privacy policies it is important to notify the church if you or another member of the congregation is hospitalized and would like a pastoral call or to receive communion.

A conversation with lay pastoral leaders

“The Body of Christ is the whole church,
whether gathered together in one place or scattered throughout the world.”

– – Pastoral Deacon Joan Maynard