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St. Marks Episcopal Church

111 Oenoke Rdg, New Canaan, CT 06840-4105
+1 203-966-4515
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Beautiful modern architecture

While the architecture is more common now, when it was built in 1960 it broke new ground. The... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
JillConnecticut
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Connecticut
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ICONIC MODERN CHURCH ARCHITECTURE

St. Mark's Episcopal Church has been my family parish since 1947. I have watched it grow over the... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Elizabeth M
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New Canaan, Connecticut
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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111 Oenoke Rdg, New Canaan, CT 06840-4105
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

While the architecture is more common now, when it was built in 1960 it broke new ground. The spectacular reredos screen behind the altar depicts the journey of salvation in bronze sculptures.

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

St. Mark's Episcopal Church has been my family parish since 1947. I have watched it grow over the decades, always remaining a vibrant community. In 1960, the "new" St. Mark's was built on a 10-acre property on the northern edge of New Canaan CT -...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a wonderful parish, warm, welcoming people, lovely clergy and the best darn coffee hour in the area! Sermons are great, music divine and a full spread for Sunday Coffee Hour!

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Reviewed 14 February 2016

St. Mark's is a vibrant and loving community of Christ that is open to all who seek a deeper relationship with God. The edifice alone is worth a visit. Built in 1959, the building is a wonderful place for worship. Thoughtful preaching, outstanding music, classes...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2016

This has been my parish since birth but I still marvel at the design and the acoustics every Sunday. Middle of the road Episcopal with some leanings towards higher church at appropriate times. Family friendly with lots of activities during the week. From a nursery...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2015

This structure was built in the 1960s and was one of the "modernist" buildings in New Canaan. Philip Johnson led the movement in modern homes with many still existing, including his Glass House. The spectacluar Reredos, separating the apse and the nave, depicts the Drama...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2015

St. Mark's is a church where people seeking a deeper life in Christ will want to be. The church has many active programs and is particularly welcoming to all newcomers. Check out the website: http://www.stmarksnewcanaan.org/

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