Save the Date

  • Saturday, July 30St. Mark’s Annual Picnic – 4:00-8:00 pm, Parish Hall and grounds.
  • Sunday August 21: Pool Day, Calverton Swim Club
    • 8:00 am: Holy Eucharist service at St. Mark’s
    • 11:00 am: Holy Eucharist in the Calverton Swim Club Pavilion
    • Noon: Pool and Club Time. Mark’s parishioners may stay as guests and use the pool, grills, playground, basketball courts, horseshoes, lounge chairs, etc. Note: All parishioners and families are welcome, no matter which service you typically attend. There will be no 10:30 service at St. Mark’s on this day.
  • July/August – Backpacks project: Watch announcements for a “Pack the Backpacks Event.” A list of supplies needed by Galway Elementary School will be provided, we’ll pack donations in early August, and the backpacks will be blessed on Sunday, August 28, before the first day of School.
  • Sunday, September 25: Installation of the Rector. The service starts at 4:00 pm. All are welcome. More information will be forthcoming.
  • Saturday, December 4: Advent Dinner. 6:00pm to 8:30pm in the Parish Hall.

More information on these upcoming events will be forthcoming so that you can plan accordingly.



Are we missing an event? Do you need to add an event to the calendar? Please contact us at:


Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church – Fairland

12621 Old Columbia Pike

Silver Spring, MD 20904

Office Hours:

Monday – Friday

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Pastoral Meetings Are Currently By Appointment Only due to COVID-19 Precautions

Our normal office hours are Monday through Friday 10am to 2pm.  When our offices are closed, we are able to receive and respond to voice mail and messaging. Please leave us a message. We look forward to hearing from you. We pray God’s continued blessings upon your life. 

You can reach us at:

Phone: (301) 622-5860

Facsimile: (240) 560-6613

Rev. Christopher I. Wilkins:

Lee Mericle:

Janis Smith, Parish Administrator:

Joyce Walker, Administrative Assistant: