• Children's Christmas Program & potluck

    Saturday, December 8, 5:00 p.m.

    Christmas Spirit? Let's Hear It!

    A children's pageant in rhyme by Tilda Balsley

    The Christmas spirit can seem elusive--but who can resist the charms of children? What is more heartwarming than a traditional Christmas pageant? The "Christmas Spirit?" musical program presented by the children of St. Mark's will remind you that the Christmas spirit is indeed alive and well. 

    Following the program, there will be an amazing spread of delicious food, as we gather for our annual  Christmas potluck. The church provides chicken and ham, and we share delicious homemade dishes  All are welcome to this spirit-filled evening.

  • Christmas Cantata

    Sunday, December 9, 3:00 p.m. - Our Savior Lutheran Church, Aurora

    Sunday, December 16, 10:00 a.m. - St. Mark's LUTHERAN CHURCH, Aurora

    Tapestry of Light: A Celtic Christmas Celebration

    Christmas cantata by Joseph M. Martin

    The hope of Christmas resounds in glorious music! It is one of the most wonderful gifts of the season. In this jubilant Tapestry of Light cantata, the traditional melodies of Christmas are heard "Celtic style." The choirs of St. Mark's Lutheran Church and Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church are joining together with the Fox Valley Philharmonic Orchestra for two presentations of Tapestry of Light

    Sunday, December 9, 3:00 p.m.

    Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church

    420 W Downer Pl

    Aurora, IL 60506

    Sunday, December 16, 10:00 a.m.

    St. Mark's Lutheran Church

    27 S Edgelawn Dr

    Aurora, IL 60506

  • service of lessons & carols

    Sunday, December 23, 10:00 a.m.

    On the Sunday before Christmas, worship at St. Mark's worship will be based on the wonderful tradition of the Lessons and Carols service. It's a contemplative way to take a break from the holiday rush and quietly focus on the true meaning of Christmas--and the love embodied in the birth of Christ.

  • christmas eve services

    Monday, December 24, 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m .

    The Christmas Eve services at St. Mark's are very special. We offer three options, so all people, of any age, may participate. The 4:00 and 6:00 o'clock services are especially geared toward families and include a children's message. The 8:00 o'clock service is a traditional Christmas worship service. All three services include choirs, special music, candle lighting, and communion. We hope you will join us for this most reverent of moments in the Christmas season.