Upcoming Events

For our detailed daily calendar, click here. For our class schedule, click here.

Mission of Hope Meal

Our next serving opportunity at Mission of Hope is Friday, June 15. If you are able to donate food, or help prepare or serve the meal, please click here to register! If you have any questions, please contact Marlys Fruhling at 447-0100 or mfruhling@faith-life.org.

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50+ Fellowship Potluck

Join in the fun of the 50+ Fellowship Group! The next potluck will be held in The Crossings on Thursday, May 24 at 11:30 am! Barbara Green from the Better Business Bureau will be the guest speaker. Barbara will talk about the latest scams and fraud. Please bring a dish to share and your own table service.

FLY - Feeding Lunches to Youth

Feeding Lunches to Youth serves sack lunches, Monday through Friday during the summer months, to children who may not eat when school is not in session. The lunches are prepared and delivered each day out of the Marion Methodist Church by volunteers from nine different area churches. Volunteers drive to the sites and hand out the lunches to the children. FLY aims to spread the message of Jesus Christ and the joy of providing and giving to children. 

St. Mark's "day" to pack and deliver lunches is Thursday. If you would like to volunteer, please click here to sign up. If you have any questions or need assistance in registering, please contact Denise Harriman at deniseharriman@gmail.com or 319-321-3968.

Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity Paint Day

We need 18 painters and a support team to provide lunch and snacks on Saturday, June 2 for Habitat for Humanity Paint Day! We will be painting the walls and ceiling of the Faith Build House in SW Cedar Rapids. Click here to sign up to paint. Ignore the popup box and click the red "Sign Up" box to log in to your existing account or create a new account to register. Participants must be 16 years of age or older. If you are available to assist with lunch, please contact Dale Thompson at dale.thompson.bzms@statefarm.com

Prayer Shawls

If you know of someone who is in the hospital, has cancer, lost a loved one, had a baby, or just got married, please bless them with this special gift. Shawls are available in the church office. If you know how to crochet or knit, and are interested in joining our Prayer Shawl Ministry, either at home or our monthly gathering, please contact Holly at hollychittick@gmail.com for information. 

Days for Girls

Every girl and woman has inherent worth and dignity. Days for Girls celebrates this by providing washable menstrual hygiene solutions, health education, and social enterprises to help them reach the last mile in their own communities.

If you would like to help put together Days for Girls kits, you are invited to join in on any of the following workshops at St. Mark's: 

  • Monday, June 4, 3:30–6:30 pm
  • Saturday, June 23, 9 am-12 pm
  • Monday, July 9, 3:30–6:30 pm
  • Saturday, July 21, 9 am-12 pm
  • Monday, August 6, 3:30–6:30 pm
  • Saturday, August 25, 9 am-12 pm

You are welcome to come and go at your convenience. No sewing skills required! Bring a sewing machine or serger if you want to sew.

We need more panties, flannel and other donations. If you know anyone that is looking for something to donate to let Crystal know or if anyone has Thrivent dollars they need to spend this year we would be so grateful.

For more information on Days for Girls, please click here. If you have questions about the workshops, please contact Crystal Schwandt at marionia@daysforgirls.org.

Mat Making for Haiti Children!

Break out those crochet hooks and join us in this project from the heart - that also helps save the planet! Join us  on June 11, from 6-7:30 pm  as we make mats for the children of Haiti. Questions? Contact Sarah Bartlett at 447-0100 or sbartlett@faith-life.org.