Saint Mark Evangelican Lutheran Church - Saint Mark Cares
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Worship Schedule

We invite you to worship:

Saturday Evenings: 5:00PM

Sunday Mornings: 9:30AM

Sunday Worship

St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church

Our mission is: St. Mark Cares: welcome, worship, witness

Jazz Worship at St Mark Lutheran
Sunday, September 12th at 9:30am
This year we've opted to move our annual jazz service to coincide with the beginning of the program year at St Mark -- what used to be called Rally Day. The featured ensemble this year will be the Edgar Crockett Quartet, a jazz group consisting of trumpet, piano, bass, and drums. You've all heard Dr Crockett play trumpet at our worship services many times before, so you're no doubt well aware of his consummate musicianship (and his very easy-going demeanor). As always, our jazz Sunday is an excellent opportunity to invite music-lovers to join us in worship at St Mark Lutheran: consider asking friends to come! It promises to be a high-energy service with some toe-tapping music.

Kevin Vaughn Organ Recital
Sunday, October 3rd at 3:00pm
I've known Kevin for many years, since we were both students at Notre Dame, and he's a consistently excellent recitalist. St Mark Lutheran, as I never tire of telling people, has one of the better organs in the Quad Cities, and I am certain that Dr Vaughn will show it off at its best. He certainly can play things that I can't! So I encourage you to plan to come hear his recital, and to bring along others who appreciate great organ music. An afternoon event like this is a particularly good time to invite friends who may have other church homes: even if they attend elsewhere on Sunday mornings, it's great for them to know that St Mark Lutheran is a place in our community that values good music.

100th Anniversary Happenings!
Embracing the Future on a Century of Faith
For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations. Psalm 100:5
On September 28th 1921 St. Paul held a congregational meeting to recommend to the Synod a Call to Rev. Mark A. Getzendaner for a new mission start as they were becom-ing crowded in their space. Pr. J.A. Miller asked 98 of its own members who he knew were located in west Davenport to transfer to the new mission church. So, we will be marking our 100th year anniversary in September 2021 cumulating with a celebration banquet and worship the weekend of May 14th/15th 2022. Save the dates!

The History sub-committee is looking for pictures over the years at St. Mark. We are especially in need of older pictures and recent pictures (the cell phone/digital era has diminished the print). They are also interested in receiving pictures of baptisms and/or baptismal certificates and wedding pictures. It is best to send them to us electronically to If you choose to send in a hard copy, please send in a copy as we cannot guarantee an original will be returned to you.

St Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church is a congregation of
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. ELCA
in the Southeastern Iowa Synod (hotlink:

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