Each month St. Mark's gives a special offering to a recipient locally or somewhere far flung to help with disaster relief or to support on-going efforts in fulfilling the Millennium Development Goals—addressing extreme poverty in its many dimensions—or in fulfillment of our baptismal promise: "to strive for justice and peace among all people, and to respect the dignity of every human being.

Not everyone can be a neighbor through hands-on service. "St. Mark's Gives" is a way to make a difference with your checkbook.

This month our donations will be collected and given to our Rector's Discretionary Fund, which is available to church members and community members alike to assist in times of financial crisis.

Recipients for the past year include: