St. Mark's is a community carrying out Jesus' work through feeding, healing, and serving those in need.
Providing important service opportunities for the St. Mark's community to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our neighbors.
We are all eager to help the regions impacted by Hurricane Laura, and in an effort to make that help the most effective it can be the Episcopal Diocese of Texas is sharing best practices with us. It’s important to know:
To send items on your own to regions impacted by Laura.
To donate specific items to official agencies who will collect and distribute them:
Or make a financial contribution to one of these Episcopal organizations:
Both organizations will rapidly deploy your financial gifts to impacted communities.
If you have any questions, please contact the Episcopal Diocese of Texas.
A community-based non-profit organization serving the inner city Houston community. Its mission is to serve the poor, hungry, disabled, and otherwise needy while respecting their religious, ethnic or cultural differences. St. Mark's joined CCSC as a member church in 1986.
Provides free temporary housing (from two weeks up to three months) and a safe, supportive environment for families in need who are receiving medical treatment at any of the medical care facilities in the Texas Medical Center area here in Houston, Texas.
A community-based organization, serving healthy lunches to 1,400 hungry pre school aged children living in poverty. Kids' Meals provides and delivers nutritious meals, free of cost to the families, Monday through Friday, year-round.
Ministers to the spiritual, emotional, physical and social needs of individuals living in Houston who are homeless, in crisis or transition.
This ministry provides meals to St. Mark's families in any kind of life transition. This could include being displaced because of natural disasters like Harvey, a new baby, a recent hospitalization or injury, or a death in the family. If you find yourself in need of comfort food or would like to volunteer to provide a meal, please reach out to Stephanie Morrison, Comfort Food Coordinator.
the women of the parish in a program of worship, study, service and fellowship.
With many opportunities to volunteer, we strive to better our community while having fun. There are no dues or financial obligation required--only a willingness to meet people and participate!
For nearly 30 years beginning in the late 1950's, the Women of St. Mark's operated the Bargain Counter as an ongoing fundraiser. It is this successful endeavor, and our varied events, investments, and fundraising activities that allows our organization to continue to support several local organizations with yearly outreach grants.