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Holy Week Schedule

Click here for a printable schedule of events and worship for Holy Week at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Glen Ellyn, IL.

 

Palm Sunday 10:30 am Eucharist https://zoom.us/j/483170780
1:00 pm Eucharist https://zoom.us/j/980380829
Holy Monday 8:30 am Morning Prayer https://zoom.us/j/247149797
12:00 noon Service for Noonday https://zoom.us/j/829168921
Holy Tuesday 8:30 am Morning Prayer https://zoom.us/j/247149797
9:00 am Bible Study
12:00 noon Service for Noonday https://zoom.us/j/829168921
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Matthew’s Gospel https://zoom.us/j/343554063
9:00 pm Compline https://zoom.us/j/595949738
Holy Wednesday 8:30 am Morning Prayer https://zoom.us/j/247149797
12:00 noon Service for Noonday https://zoom.us/j/829168921
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Office Hours with the Rector https://zoom.us/j/989983182
7:00 pm Meditation https://zoom.us/j/619860292
Maundy Thursday 8:30 am Morning Prayer https://zoom.us/j/247149797
6:00 pm Maundy Thursday https://zoom.us/j/747705543
8:00 pm Overnight Watch https://zoom.us/j/747705543
Good Friday 8:30 am Morning Prayer https://zoom.us/j/247149797
10:30 am Good Friday for Children with Robin Currie https://zoom.us/j/651063251
12:00 noon Passion with Music and Meditations https://zoom.us/j/261814240
7:00 pm Bilingual Stations of the Cross https://zoom.us/j/475271191
Holy Saturday 8:30 am Men’s Group https://zoom.us/j/548285510
7:00 pm Easter Vigil https://zoom.us/j/449984368
Easter Sunday 10:00 am Children’s Message from Pastor Robin https://zoom.us/j/997500361
10:30 am Eucharist https://zoom.us/j/483170780
1:00 pm Eucharist https://zoom.us/j/980380829

Online worship for Sunday, April 5, 2020 – Adoración en línea para el domingo 5 de abril de 2020

It’s time to prepare for Palm Sunday and Holy Week.

Click here to view the 10:30 am service.

Here are the bulletins for Sunday, March 29, 2020.

Aquí están los boletines para el domingo 29 de marzo de 2020.

 

 


Online worship for Sunday, March 29, 2020 – Adoración en línea para el domingo 29 de marzo de 2020

Click here to participate in 10:30 worship via Zoom Conferencing.

Haga clic aquí para participar en la adoración de la 1:00 pm a través de Zoom Conferencing.

Click here to watch worship via Facebook Live, or to see a recording of worship on Facebook.

Haga clic aquí para ver la adoración a través de Facebook Live, o para ver una grabación de la adoración en Facebook.

Here are the bulletins for Sunday, March 29, 2020.

Aquí están los boletines para el domingo 29 de marzo de 2020.

 

 


Worship Service Recordings for Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 10:30 am and 1:00 pm

Please enjoy our online worship from Sunday, March 22 at 10:30 am and 1:00 pm.  Unfortunately, due to excessive system traffic, we were unable to broadcast directly to Facebook Live.

Click here to see the 10:30 Eucharist.

Haga clic aquí para ver la Eucaristía de la 1:00.

Here are the bulletins for Sunday:


A letter from Fr. George – Una carta del padre George

To the entire St. Mark’s Family from Fr. George Smith

One of the most important things we can do right now is stay connected in the ways that we can – telephone calls, emails, social media, and even the old fashioned written letter.  Our vestry, staff and other parish leaders will be calling as many households as we can over the next few days to check in and say hello.

In a conference call this morning with Bishop Lee and many of the clergy in the diocese, he mentioned the three essential things that Episcopal Relief and Development has learned in their involvement in epidemic situations:

1) Community – staying connected;

2) Information that is accurate and timely; and

3) Knowing there are things that can be done – like practicing physical distancing and hand washing.

I also want to repeat a mantra that I have been internalizing and sharing:  Be calm, be kind, use your brain, pray and repeat.

The building at 393 N. Main Street that the people have named St. Mark’s may be closed, but the church is open and active through the work of the Holy Spirit and our connections with each other in conversations, prayers, online services and messages like this.

I find comfort in returning to the well-known prayers of faith, like the Lord’s Prayer and Psalm 23, which I offer to you now:

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.

He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.

 Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.

Stay calm and connected.  Blessing on you and your family, with more to come,

Yours in Christ,

George+

Una de las cosas más importantes que podemos hacer en este momento es mantenernos conectados de la manera que podemos: llamadas telefónicas, correos electrónicos, redes sociales e incluso la antigua carta escrita. Nuestra sacrisca, personal y otros líderes parroquiales llamarán a tantos hogares como podamos en los próximos días para comunicarse y saludar. 

En una conferencia telefónica esta mañana con el obispo Lee y muchos del clero de la diócesis, mencionó las tres cosas esenciales que Episcopal Relief and Development ha aprendido en su participación en situaciones epidémicas: 1) Comunidad: mantenerse conectado; 2) Información precisa y oportuna; y 3) Saber que hay cosas que se pueden hacer, como practicar el distanciamiento físico y el lavado de manos.

También quiero repetir un mantra que he estado interiorizando y compartiendo: cálmate, sé amable, usa tu cerebro, reza y repite.

El edificio en 393 N. Main Street que la gente ha llamado San Marcos puede estar cerrado, pero la iglesia está abierta y activa a través del trabajo del Espíritu Santo y nuestras conexiones entre nosotros en conversaciones, oraciones, servicios en línea y mensajes como esta.

Me reconforta volver a las conocidas oraciones de fe, como la Oración del Señor y el Salmo 23, que les ofrezco ahora:

El señor es mi pastor; Nada me faltará.

Me obliga a acostarme en pastos verdes: me guía junto a las aguas tranquilas.

Él restaura mi alma: me guía por senderos de justicia por amor de su nombre.

 Sí, aunque camino por el valle de la sombra de la muerte, no temeré mal alguno, porque tú estás conmigo; tu vara y tu bastón me consuelan.

Preparas una mesa delante de mí en presencia de mis enemigos: unges mi cabeza con aceite; mi copa se derrama.

Ciertamente la bondad y la misericordia me seguirán todos los días de mi vida; y viviré en la casa del Señor para siempre.

Mantente calmado y conectado. Bendición para ti y tu familia, con más por venir,


Worship Service Recordings for Sunday, March 15, 2020

Here are recordings of all four services at St. Mark’s, Glen Ellyn from today, March 15, 2020.

8:00 am

Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 8:00 am – Holy Eucharist Rite I

Posted by St. Mark's Episcopal Church Glen Ellyn on Sunday, March 15, 2020

9:15 am

10:30 am

Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 10:30 am – Holy Eucharist Rite II

Sunday, March 15,2020 at 10:30 am – Holy Eucharist Rite II

Posted by St. Mark's Episcopal Church Glen Ellyn on Sunday, March 15, 2020

1:00 pm

Santa Eucaristía – Rito II

Aquí está la Eucaristía del 15 de marzo de 2020 a la 1:00 p.m.

Posted by St. Mark's Episcopal Church Glen Ellyn on Sunday, March 15, 2020


How to Watch Videos on Facebook

Dear Friends of St. Mark’s:

We are “livestreaming” worship tomorrow. What on earth does that mean?

In short, we are recording the services tomorrow, and you can watch the service in “real time” (that is, as it is happening) on Facebook. The videos will also be stored on Facebook for later viewing, and I will put links on the website for those who don’t have Facebook so they can watch later, too.

A quick guide to watching video on Facebook!

Step 1: Get a Facebook account

Don’t have a Facebook account? Here is a tutorial to get you logged in

https://sites.google.com/site/facebooktutorialforseniors/

Step 2: Search for “St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Glen Ellyn” and “Like” the Page.

Now you can see our Facebook Page where videos will be shown. You can also click here to find our Facebook Page.

Step 3: Get to know the St. Mark’s Facebook Page

Scroll down on the page and look at the center column to see things like Photos and Upcoming Events …..

….and keep scrolling to see Videos. This is where the videos will live after they are recorded.

4) Participate in worship via livestream Sunday morning

Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 8:00 am, 9:15 am, 10:30 am and 1:00 pm, you will see a live video (“livestream”) of worship. You can watch this on your phone, iPad, other tablet, or computer.

If you can’t figure this out before Sunday morning, never fear! Staff will be working next week, and Melissa Gonzalez, Deacon Tom Craighead, and Rev. Miguel Briones are all happy to help by phone.

Hope this helps!

Warm regards,

Melissa Sablack Gonzalez, Communications Administrator


Suspender la adoración en persona: una palabra del obispo Lee y San Marcos

Un mensaje del obispo y del liderazgo de San Marcos   

Jueves 12 de marzo, 9:00 p.m.

Consciente de la responsabilidad de los líderes cristianos de ayudar a frenar la propagación de COVID-19 y cuidar a los más vulnerables entre nosotros, el obispo Lee de la Diócesis de Chicago está alentando a todos a quedarse en casa desde la iglesia a partir de este domingo.

Nuestro plan es realizar un culto el domingo por la mañana que se transmitirá en vivo en Facebook para que todos lo vean (más información llegará el viernes).

Estamos suspendiendo todas las reuniones de la iglesia en persona con efecto inmediato y utilizaremos medios virtuales para conectarnos tanto como sea posible.

Tenga en cuenta que St. Mark’s Preschool and Parents Day Out sigue el ejemplo del Distrito 41 con respecto al cierre de escuelas.

Como recordatorio, aquellos que se consideran más vulnerables incluyen a cualquier persona que sea un adulto mayor y / o tenga problemas de salud o esté inmunocomprometido.

Si usted viene a la iglesia por cualquier razón, todos deben practicar “distanciamiento social”. Eso significa que no hay contacto físico (apretones de manos, besos, abrazos) y mantener una distancia de seis pies de los demás. Ten mucho cuidado con las manos limpias y no tocarte la cara

Usemos un “sistema de amigos” para mantener un seguimiento cercano el uno del otro por el momento. ¿Quiénes son tus amigos en la iglesia? Asegúrese de tener su información de contacto y haga un plan para verificarse mutuamente. Además, mire Facebook, su correo electrónico y el sitio web de San Marcos para obtener actualizaciones.

Seguiremos contactando a todos los miembros por correo electrónico y redes sociales (Facebook e Instagram) con las últimas noticias. También pondremos letreros en las puertas para cualquier persona que venga a la iglesia, remitiremos a las personas al sitio web y llamaremos al número de la oficina general para obtener más información.

El padre George regresa de vacaciones el sábado por la noche. Mientras tanto, comuníquese con lo siguiente si tiene preguntas, está enfermo o necesita ayuda:

Dellana Mote, Gerente de oficina al (630) 858-1020

Rev. Miguel Briones, Diácono (español e inglés) al (630) 502-0051

 


Suspending In-Person Worship: A Word from Bishop Lee and St. Mark’s

Being mindful of the responsibility of Christian leaders to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and care for the most vulnerable among us, the Right Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee of the Diocese of Chicago is encouraging everyone to stay home from church starting this Sunday.

Our plan is to conduct worship on Sunday morning that will be live-streamed on Facebook for all to see (more information to come on Friday).

We are suspending all in-person church meetings effective immediately and will use virtual means to connect as much as possible.

Note that St. Mark’s Preschool and Parents Day Out follow District 41’s lead regarding school closings.

As a reminder, those who are consider most vulnerable include anyone who is an older adult and/or has health issues or is immunocompromised.

If you do come to church for any reason, all should practice “social distancing.”  That means no physical touch (handshakes, kissing, hugs) and keeping a distance of six feet from others. Be very mindful about clean hands and not touching your face

Let’s use a “buddy system” to keep close track of each other for the time being. Who are your buddies at church? Make sure you have their contact information and make a plan to check on each other. Also, watch Facebook, your email, and the St. Mark’s website for updates.

We will continue to reach out to all members via email and social media (Facebook and Instagram) with the latest news. We’ll also put signs on the doors for anyone who comes to the church, and refer people to the website and to call the general office number for more information.

Fr George returns from vacation on Saturday evening. In the meantime, please contact the following if you have questions, are sick, or need help:

Dellana Mote, Office Manager at (630) 858-1020 

Rev. Miguel Briones, Deacon (Spanish and English) 

Bill Kalbfleisch, Senior Warden 

Melissa Gonzalez, Communications Administrator


CANCELLED Blood Drive at St. Mark’s on Sunday, March 15

Hello friends — the Blood Drive scheduled for Sunday, March 15 has been cancelled at this time. Stay tuned for another date soon.

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Mark your calendar now and SAVE THE DATE for the upcoming blood drive!

Sunday, March 15 from 10:00 am – 02:00 pm

Appointments are encouraged — please click here to schedule your preferred donation time.

Who benefits from blood donation?

At Versiti Blood Center of Illinois, formerly Heartland Blood Centers, we never forget the patients who receive the blood we collect. Every unit of blood is collected from volunteer donors who meet specific criteria and have been screened according to strict guidelines. Every unit (pint) is collected, transported, tested and stored according to tightly-controlled procedures.

Examples of transfusion needs are:

  • Cancer: up to 8 units/month
  • Bone Marrow Transplant: up to 2 units/day
  • Liver Transplant: up to 100 units
  • Auto Accident: up to 50 units
  • Cardiovascular Surgery: 2-25 units

For specific questions regarding your blood drive, please contact your Account Representative, Camille Piazza , directly.

Text “CHARLIE” to 999-777 to opt into text messaging to receive information about upcoming blood drive events, promotions and blood inventory needs!


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