Season of Lent

A season of reflection, repentance and preparation.
Ash Wednesday, February 17 through Easter, April 4
God in the Gaps
God in the Gaps 

We’ve all been feeling the gaps between where we want to be and where we are right now.  This Lenten season, let’s see where God is at work in those gaps and at work in us.

Holy Week Worship Services

Holy Thursday, April 1

  • 7:00PM

Attend in Person or watch livestream.

No pre-registration required.

Good Friday, April 2

  • 7:00 PM

Attend in Person or watch livestream.

No pre-registration required.

Easter Sunday, April 4 

  • 7:00 AM – Sunrise Service- We will gather in the lawn closest to the Gray Rd. roundabout beside the building. Bring your lawn chair. If there is inclement weather, we will move to the sanctuary. In-person only. No Pre-registration required.
  • 8:15 AM, 9:40 AM & 11:00 AM- All services will be a blended service. Livestream available. Pre-registration required. No childcare or in-person Kidz Church programming.

Lent Offering

Each Lent offering will go to Outreach Indiana. Outreach Indiana provides social services and assistance for homeless teens/youth, empowering them to work towards long-term goals of stability. Click here to give. 

Daily Lenten Prayer

During the season of Lent join the pastors and members of St. Mark’s for daily prayers and scripture reading. Premiering on St. Mark’s Facebook page by 7 a.m. or click here, join us for a daily practice of centering ourselves with God.

Kidz Lenten Resources

Visit St. Mark’s Kidz Programming for downloadable materials to guide your family through the entire season of Lent.
Resources are for children of all ages, and include plenty of family-time activities.

Lenten Studies

Friday AM Lenten Study – Why Easter Matters by Andy Stanley

Fridays, March 5- March 26 | 9:30-11:00AM
Led by Stephanie Cohen | online | Books $8

As we prepare for Easter, pastor and author Andy Stanley looks at some of the people whose lives intersected with Jesus in the weeks leading to his crucifixion. Contact Stephanie Cohen for more information.

What Makes a HERO? Lenten Study

We are offering this study for club 56, Cornerstone Youth and Parents.

club56:live | Sundays, February 21- March 28 | 1:00-2:00 PM 
During club56:live

Club 56ers, join this 6-week study to learn more about the death-defying ministry of Jesus. We will consider what it means to follow Jesus and be faithful heroes ourselves in today’s world. If your student is already registered for the weekly Club56:live zoom, you do not need to re-register for the Lent study.

Cornerstone Youth | Wednesdays, February 24 – March 31  | 5:00 PM

Led by Don Broad |online
Contact Don Broad at dbroad@stmarkscarmel.org for more info.

Parents | Sundays, February 21- March 28 | 1:00-2:00 PM
Led by Julia Gonzales | online | Books $6

Parents, join this 6-week study to connect with your kids in a new way! Your Club56 kids and Cornerstone Youth will be doing activities from What Makes a HERO? for Lent. Contact Pastor Julia for more information.

Easter Flower Pick Up

Easter Flowers will be available for pick up on Monday, April 5 inside Door #2 from 9 AM to 4 PM.