Celebrating 150 Years

Feast of St. Mark: Celebrating 150 Years

Sunday, April 27, 2014
9:30 a.m. festive worship
followed by reception

The congregation of St. Mark’s is looking forward with anticipation to St. Mark’s Day this Sunday, April 27th. The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey Lee, Bishop of Chicago, will be preaching and presiding at our 9:30 a.m. service that morning. (There will only be one service that day). Members of St. Matthew’s and St. Luke’s choirs will be singing with St. Mark’s choir and all three congregations will worship together!  You are invited to join St. Mark’s as we celebrate 150 years of Being in Place, Growing in Faith, and Living from the Center in Evanston.  After the service a reception will be held upstairs in Cunningham Hall.


For more information about St. Mark’s Sesquicentennial Celebration, contact the 150th Anniversary Steering Committee co-chairs, Marion Macbeth, Ted Richardson, and Christine Schultze by sending an e-mail to 150@stmarksevanston.org.

Anniversary Campaign

Being. Growing. Living. Sermon, June 16, 2013

Heritage Sunday Presentations

Supplemental Historical Information (note: these links will take you out of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church’s website)

  • History of Railroads (Steam, Electric, Streetcars) in Evanston
    This link leads to a multi-page history of rail service in Evanston. When you get to the bottom of each page, click on the right arrow to proceed to the next.
  • Architecture of William Holabird
    This link leads to the Evanston Public Library’s record for Robert Bruegmann’s The Architects and the City: Holabird and Roche of Chicago, 1880-1918
  • Robert Holmes, Sometime Curate and Choirmaster of St. Mark’s
    This link leads to an electronic copy of Robert Holmes’ Reminiscences, Notes and Records. Holmes served as choirmaster at St. Mark’s for nearly 30 years beginning in 1888

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