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From the Preacher 10.15.19

From the Preacher 10.15.19

Dear St. Mark’s, I am honored to once again welcome Rev. Mark Trotter back to the pulpit this upcoming Sunday. For those of you who are not familiar with Rev. Trotter, he was the Senior Pastor of one of the largest United Methodist Churches in California, First...
From the Preacher 10.15.19

From the Preacher 10.8.19

Dear St. Mark’s: I am so happy to share that we are welcoming long time St. Mark’s member, Bob McMeekin, to the pulpit this upcoming Sunday. Lay preaching has a strong and foundational history in the Methodist Church. One of the reasons why the Methodist...
From the Preacher 10.15.19

From the Preacher 10.1.19

Dear St. Mark’s, Sunday, October 6th, is to me, one of the most magical and fun times of our entire worship year. It is our annual Blessing of the Animals service. While one may think that animals in church may inhibit us from worshipping God and feeling the...
From the Preacher 9.24.19

From the Preacher 9.24.19

Dear friends, For the past two weeks my husband Tom and I were on vacation.  We saw parts of Vancouver, BC, and the inland passage of Alaska. It was a magical vacation filled with amazing sites and incredible weather extremes.  We flew back to San Diego refreshed and...
From the Preacher 10.15.19

From the Preacher 9.17.19

Dear St. Mark’s,   Several years ago, right before I had my son, I remember coming across Khalil Gibran’s poem called, “On Children.” The first several lines stopped me in my tracks because they communicated something so different than I had been taught about...
From the Preacher 10.15.19

From the Preacher 9.10.19

Dear Church, What a beautiful weekend we had. Thank you all for hosting such a delightful and lovely baby shower for my family in preparation for our baby girl and for an awesome Welcome Back Sunday.  You make my work not feel like work. You make my work feel...