Operation Christmas Child


St Mark has chosen to participate in the Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child.  We are given 50 shoeboxes to pack to help children around the globe have a joyous Christmas.  You can pick up boxes at the church office.  Be sure to also grab a label for your box. 


We would like to have them ready the week of November 16 so  that we can deliver them to Pflugerville UMC (a local drop-off location).  A donation of $9/box is requested to offset Samaritan’s Purse shipping costs, so please include that in the envelopes provided. 


I’ve attached a list of suggested gifts to get you started. (Click on the link below)



I pray that each of us can participate in this mission.  For those with children, perhaps each child could pack a box for a same age child.   


And, this is not limited just to our members:  perhaps some of your friends and family would like to join us reach our goal of 50 boxes of love and smiles. 


Please let us know if you have any questions. 




St. Mark UMC


Greetings!  We have an opportunity for you to “give all you can” for giving Tuesday!
Tuesday, December 1, is designated as Giving Tuesday.  Last year, we raised over $5,000 for our Giving Tuesday event.  Let’s surpass that this year.  2020 has been tough---which is an understatement---but we have the opportunity to make an impact by raising much needed funds for St. Mark UMC. 
You can participate in Giving Tuesday by:


  • Sending your pledge via email by replying to this email.

  • Donating though PayPal or Zelle (if your bank uses Zelle)

  • Dropping off your donation at the church office (please designate “Giving Tuesday”)

  • Putting your Giving Tuesday donation in the offering plate on Sunday (please designate “Giving Tuesday”)

And, you can challenge others to give by agreeing to match donations up to a certain amount.  Let’s see how many challenges we can get going 
Let’s “Give All We Can” on this Giving Tuesday---and help meet the challenge or create your own challenge!









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Are you experiencing COVID-19 symptoms? Have you been in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19? Are you an older adult or a someone of any age with underlying medical conditions, like an immune-compromised state, obesity, or other chronic disease such as serious health condition?

Listed below are the Testing Hours and Locations

Testing hours:
Mondays 9am - 1pm
Wednesday 3 - 7pm
Fridays 9am - 1pm

Givens District Park 3811 E 12th St, Austin, TX 78721

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Little Walnut Creek Branch Austin Public Library 835 Rundberg Ln, Austin, TX 78758

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Call the Austin Public Health medical hotline at 512-972-5560.

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Tel. 512-836-5747

Email. stmarkaustin@gmail.com

601 W. Braker Ln, 
Austin TX 78753



Welcome to St Mark

We are so glad you found us online.  Have a look at our info and let us know if you have any other questions.  Church can be an odd place, and it can be hard to find the right fit.  St Mark is a neighborhood church founded on Gospel preaching and love for all our neighbors. 

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