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NEW MEMBERSHIP CLASSES AVAILABLE!

4-week Exploring Membership Class begins Sunday, September 23 from 6-7 pm

Week 1 (Sept. 23) - About Church Part 1 (Church global)

Week 2 (Sept. 30) - About Church Part 2 (Church local)

Week 3 (Oct. 7) - About Theology (What we believe)

Week 4 (Oct. 14) - About You (Who has God created you to be)

Location: Fellowship Hall of St. Mark Lutheran Church

What are the benefits of being a member of a Church?

  • It identifies a person as a genuine believer (Eph. 2:19; Rom. 12:2-5)

  • It provides a spiritual family to support and encourage them in their walk with Christ (Gal. 6:1-2; Heb. 10:24-25)

  • It gives them a place to discover and use their gifts in ministry (1 Cor. 12:4-27

  • It places them under the spiritual protection of Godly leaders (Heb. 13:17; Acts 20:28-29)

  • It gives them the accountability they need to grow (Eph. 5:21)

What is it like to be a Christian without a church home?

  • A football player without a team

  • A soldier without a platoon

  • A tuba player without an orchestra

  • A sheep without a flock

  • A child without a family

  • A Christian without a church is an orphan.

What do we expect from our members?

  • Learn (to grow in)

    • Study God’s Word as individuals and community

  • Live (to point to)

    • Showing others how to follow Jesus

  • Love (to share with all)

    • Sharing how Jesus transforms your life through serving and stories

What can our members expect from their church?

  • An opportunity to hear the preached Word

  • An opportunity for fellowship

  • An opportunity to mature as a Christian through Christian education

  • An opportunity to use their spiritual gifts to the glory of God and the edification of humankind

  • An opportunity to grow in, point to, and share with all the love of God in Christ Jesus

How does someone become a member of St Mark Lutheran Church?

  • Receive Baptism in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit

  • Attend Exploring Membership Class

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Worship Service Cancellation Due to Bad Weather - If you are concerned about the weather and wondering if there will be a worship service, please listen to WCLO or WJVL on the radio, or check www.wclo.com for cancellations or call your Deacon or a member of the Church Council.