FAQ

FAQs


WHEN ARE YOUR SERVICES?

We offer a contemporary service on Sundays at 10:30 a.m., and two traditional services, one on Saturdays at 5:00 p.m. and the other on Sundays at 9:00 a.m.


WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

Mark’s is at the corner of Galena and Edgelawn on the west side of Aurora, Illinois. Click here to see the location (27 S. Edgelawn) on a map.


WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?

Come as you are! We’re not formal, and you don’t need to “dress up” to attend.


DO I HAVE TO BE LUTHERAN TO ATTEND?

No. People from all backgrounds are welcome.


DO I HAVE TO BE A MEMBER TO TAKE COMMUNION?

No, you do not need to be a member. Visitors are invited to share in this gift of grace. We serve communion each week, and we invite you to join us. If you're not sure what to do, let us know and we will make sure you feel comfortable and welcomed.


WHAT DO CHILDREN DO DURING WORSHIP?

Children are welcome to worship with their parents or to participate in our nursery care (for children under 3). During the school year, we offer Sunday School at the 9:00 a.m. service (for children age 3 through 5th grade). At the 10:30 service, there is a Children's Message. We also provide “Busy Bags” at the back of the sanctuary for families to use during worship.


IS ST. MARK'S PART OF A SPECIFIC DENOMINATION?

We are a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).


CAN MY CHILD BE BAPTISED AT ST. MARK'S? CAN WE GET MARRIED AT ST. MARK'S?

We are happy to walk with your family during these incredible moments in your life. Please see our Baptism page and our Wedding page for more information.