An abbreviated list of the many ministries at St. Mark’s appears below. For information on these and the many other ministries served by St. Mark’s, please contact the church office at 941.488.7714 or download our Ministries Brochure (PDF).
All Faith’s Food Bank & South County Pantry
Food collection and distribution.
Providing weekend meals for hungry school children.
Bridge: Round Robin
Participation helps support the scholarship fund (ECW).
Providing a bit of homey comfort for children, shut-ins and others as requested.
Caregiver and Respite Care Information
Programs by Jewish Family Services for individuals who are primary caregivers for a loved one.
Providing a weekly meal to those in need our community.
Companion Diocese Relationship
Supporting mission work in the Dominican Republic.
Meals served in conjunction with church functions, breakfasts, special events, cooking demonstrations, meals for the less fortunate.
Annual fundraiser to alleviate hunger.
A renewal weekend with follow-up ministries.
Divine Consign Shop
A consignment shop to support the ministries of St. Mark’s Church in our community.
Divine Consign Showroom
An auxiliary location to the main shop for the purpose of displaying consigned furniture and other large items.
Elder Care Ministry
Assisting our aging community with errands, rides and more.
Helping to secure the future of the parish for generations to come.
Fellowship for the 50+ crowd.
Episcopal Church Women (ECW)
An umbrella group for a variety of church ministries and outreach programs led by the women of the church.
Episcopal Young Churchpersons (EYC)
A program for youth, grades 6-12.
Fellowship combined with dining.
The perfect place to shop. A ministry of the ECW supporting St. Mark’s at large.
Habitat for Humanity
Helping build homes for those in need.
Volunteers help serve monthly parish breakfasts and weekly parish dinners.
Lighthouse of Manasota
Promoting individual growth and dignity of the visually impaired and blind.
Loaves & Fishes
Bringing meals to parishioners during times of need.
Fellowship, programs, dinners, community work projects.
Men’s & Women’s Summer Fun Golf League
Golf matches at a local course for all levels of expertise.
Men’s Morning Fellowship/Coffee
Coffee, sharing and reflection for the men in our community.
A show & tell for the many ministries resident at St. Mark’s.
Mission & Outreach Committee
Meeting community and world needs.
Choir and worship thorugh music
Newcomer Bread Delivery
Delivering bread to newcomers and visitors.
Works with congregation on health-related issues. Free blood pressure screenings at parish breakfasts.
Knitters fashion shawls for the ill and shut-in.
Working with children of St. Mark’s Preschool and Afterschool programs.
Salvation Army Bell Ringers
Holiday kettle campaign.
College tuition assistance for parishioners.
Soup, Sandwich & Memories
A joyous luncheon gathering for fellowship & fun during the holidays.
Sunday Coffee Hour
Preparing for fellowship after Sunday services. All are invited.
Sunday Greeters & Newcomers
A welcoming presence for visitors and the familiar.
Women of Faith & Fun
Women meet for fellowship, enrichment and light refreshments.
Youth and Family
Sunday School and adult education.