Announcements & Upcoming Events


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

Vacation Bible School: July 14-18
ROAR VBS is in full swing, but you can still join us on safari. Registration will be accepted at the doors! Come join the FUN during the morning or evening sessions:

Evening sessions: Sunday, July 14 - Wednesday, July 17; 6 - 8:30 pm

Morning sessions: Monday, July 15 - Thursday, July 18; 9 am - 12 pm

Family Night:  Thursday, July 18 @ 6:30 pm in Life Worship Center

VBS Sunday: Sunday, July 21@ 9:45 & 11:00 am in Life Worship Center

Piano & Cello Concert
Caleb and Ashley Fruhling are back in town and are thrilled to share Jesus’ love through new music that they have been writing. Spanning all genres, from classical to jazz, hymns and pop, Ashley and Caleb are excited to share a fresh glimpse of the Gospel through this unique art form. 
Come hear this piano/cello combo on Friday, July 19th at 7 pm in the Faith Worship Center.


Mission of Hope

The next serving opportunity at Mission of Hope is Friday, July 19th. Sign up to donate, deliver, or serve food HERE. 



50+ Fellowship Potluck

Please join 50+ on  July 25th at 11:30 am for another fabulous lunch in The Crossings.  Please bring a dish to share and your own table service. See you there!



The Global Leadership Summit 

Mark your calendars for the annual Global Leadership Summit on August 8 and 9, which will be live-streamed at Cedar Hills Church in Cedar Rapids. Join others across the country to learn how to maximize your influence to achieve God's purposes in your home, community, and world.

You can learn more about the Summit and speakers HERE.

Call the church office or visit the Crossings for information. 


Church Painting Team

We are forming a team to meet monthly to paint or touch-up paint in the rooms and hallways in our church building. Please contact Marlys at if you are interested.

Dinner for 8
Interested in getting to know others at St. Mark's while trying out new restaurants? Sign up for Dinner for 8, where groups of eight meet and get to know each other while dining out. Please contact Sarah at if you are interested. 

Open Prayer Meetings Every Thursday

Come and pray for our congregation and ministries! All are invited to join and experience the Open Prayer Meeting every Thursday from 12:00 to 12:45 pm in the Prayer Room in the South Hallway.

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. - Philippians 4:6-7