The Mission, Vision, and Values of St. Mark’s
(A Work in Progress)
St. Mark’s serves Christ, Community, and Chili in the Golden Triangle of Southeast Texas.
St. Mark’s will shape followers of Christ who will live their Baptismal Covenant at home, work, church, school, and play by…
Continuing in the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in the prayers;
Persevering in resisting evil, and, whenever we fall into sin, repenting and returning to the Lord;
Proclaiming by word and example the Good News of God in Christ;
Seeking and serving Christ in all persons, loving our neighbors as ourselves; and
Striving for justice and peace among all people, and respecting the dignity of every human being.
Our common life together is guided and shaped by…
Excellence Philippians 4:8
Creativity Exodus 31:3
Generosity 1 Timothy 6:18
Respect Genesis 1:27
2019 Ministry Initiatives
Enable the congregation to engage and serve our neighbors at home, school, work, and in the community.
Encourage the generous sharing of God’s gifts to us of time, talent, and treasure.
Enhance our multimedia (especially website and social media) communication in the congregation and in the community.
Equip the congregation to provide safety, security, and first aid when we gather.