St. Mark’s offers comprehensive Christian Education programs several times during the year, from September until Holy Week.  Programs vary from Bible Study topics to contemporary issues and include outside speakers representing specialty areas as well as clergy and lay-led classes and interactive program.  Topics that have been recently offered include some of the following.  If you are intrigued by any of these past topics, call the church office to get a list of current offerings.  941-488-7714

The Gospel Mandate of Jesus:  Loving Your Neighbor
Brought to you by St. Mark’s Social Justice Committee

A Night of Prayer and Contemplation-Interactive Prayer Stations
and Labyrinth Walk — 
A Different Way to Pray
Offered by St. Mark’s Youth, Jackie our Youth Director and Rev. Maggie Sullivan

Music as Prayer:  The Nidaros Jazz Mass

 Celebrating What’s Right with the World
Video with Dewitt Jones

St. Mark’s Got Talent!  In-house art exhibit

The Spiritual—Triumph Over Adversity
with Jamal Sarikoki and Peter Madpak, St. Mark’s Choirmaster

What does the New Testament Say about Money?
With the Rev. Dr. Charles Kiblinger

The Collects of the Book of Common Prayer: what are we asking of God?
with Dr. Jon Campbell

What is your personality type?
Where are you on Myers-Briggs?
With Ginger Pavloff, RN, MA

Wednesday Morning Bible Study with Fr. Jim and Rev. Maggie
Have dealt with the following:

Exploring John’s Gospel: The Gospel of Light and Life

Heroes of the Bible: People with ‘Feet of Clay’ and Their Stories of Grace

The Stories of Jesus: The Parables

Women of Character & Strength in the Bible

 Inquiring minds are delighted and enlightened.