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Today's Events
SEP

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WED
St. Mark's Book group
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Potluck and Discussion in the Parish Hall
Choir Practice
6:45 PM to 8:30 PM
Sanctuary
Staff / Vestry
Rector

Tom Sramek, Jr.

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Reverend Tom began his tenure as Rector (Senior Pastor) on September 1, 2016 after having served as Co-Rector of Good Samaritan Episcopal Church in San Jose, California for several years. Prior to that, he served at St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Albany, Oregon from 2002 to 2009. He holds a BA in Psychology from Humboldt State University and a Master's in Divinity (MDiv) from Virginia Theological Seminary. His passion is helping people become better followers of Jesus through preaching, forums, and small group studies.


Sr. Warden

Susan Ladue

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Finance Manager

Roger Hercl

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Music Minister

Rob Griswell-Lowry

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It is both an honor and a privilege to serve at St. Mark's.  I believe music in church should be inspiring, fun, and inclusive.  I encourage you all to dust off your talents and bring them to church!  I intend to expand the styles of music we enjoy in church, as well as the voices from whom that music emanates.  It is said to sing once is to pray twice, and that includes instruments. So let's make all the joyful noise we can!


Parish Secretary

June Johnson

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June and her husband Barry came to the Rogue Valley and to St. Mark's following retirement from healthcare (June) and General Contracting (Barry) in California. June has a BS in Human Development, and a Master's degree in Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management from So. Methodist University (Dallas, TX). June's career background is as a Director in Medical Staff Administration with several large hospital systems, including Scripps (San Diego), Baylor (Texas), and Dignity (L.A. and Santa Cruz).  Although the Episcopal liturgy is relatively new to them, June and Barry have embraced it and the lively and hard-working parish life that is St. Mark's. Together they have six grown children, twelve grandchildren, two dogs, a cat, and an adopted rescue horse.


Children's Ministry Coordinator

Jay Matheson

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THE ST. MARK'S VESTRY Class of 2018 to 2020

The Vestry of an Episcopal church is the governing board, responsible for the finances, facilities, and programs of the church. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, St. Mark's conforms to the laws of the State of Oregon and donations to the church are tax-deductible. Officers of the Vestry include Senior Warden (Board Vice-Chair), Junior Warden (Property Chair), Treasurer (Finance Chair), and Clerk (Secretary of the Corporation). The Rector is the Board Chairperson and President of the corporation. Each Vestry member serves a three-year term (in late January of the year noted below) and is required to take a year off before being eligible to serve for another term.

Class of 2018

Susan Ladue (Sr. Warden)    

Margaret Dials

Emily Miller-Francisco

 

Class of 2019

Barry Johnson

Jay Matheson (Clerk)

Kit Nilles

 

Class of 2020:

Larry Kerr

Jan Martin (Treasurer)

Debra McFadden (Jr. Warden)

 

Vestry Lock up see Ministries/Support tab for current schedule

(Please remember that the Vestry member assigned to lock-up duty is the backup counter for each week in the instance of a counter's unplanned absence.)