Welcome to St. Mark Lutheran Church

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    St. Mark is called to love as God has first loved all!
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    The mission of the people of St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hanover Pennsylvania, is to hear and share the Good News of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament Ministry.
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    "Let them construct a sanctuary for Me, that I may dwell among them. Exodus 25:8
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    Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come into His presence with singing. Psalm 100:1

A message from our Pastor:

We give thanks that your life’s journey has brought you here to visit with us today. Please use this opportunity to get to know us and in turn we would love to get to know you. Look around a bit and become acquainted with the diverse ministries and exciting lives of St. Mark Lutheran.


If while you are getting to know us, you have any questions, we would be happy to hear from you. Then, when you feel comfortable, come for a personal visit. We will welcome you just as we are: in the office, at worship, or during some other ministry activity.


God has truly blessed us both with a wonderful opportunity to get to know each other and to continue together in our faith journey. May it flourish and deepen our life as God’s people.


May God’s peace be with you today and always.

Rev. Kirk Griffin, Pastor


Join Us in Celebration

We welcome you to visit us.

Come in and talk or pray or both.

Find peace.

First Communion or

​​​​​​​New Member Classes


Everyone who is interested in becoming a member of St. Mark, please talk to Pastor Kirk.  Similarly, all those interested in receiving their first communion, please talk to Pastor Kirk.  If you cannot catch him after worship, just call the church office at 717-637-8904 or his cell phone at 717-808-1986 or email him at prkirk129@gmail.com. 

Thank You


A message from the St. Mark webmaster... I recently received a beautiful boquet of flowers and a thank you for maintaining the website. To the congregation of St. Martk ELC from me, Thank You.

We hope you continue to find this website beneficial, informative, and interesting.


Worship Times

Regular Service Times

Saturday 5:30 pm 

 Spoken Service


Sunday 9:00am 

 Traditional Service


Sunday School

   Nursery 10:20-11:00

   Elementary 10:20-11:20

   Middle / Confirmation with Pastor

​​​​​​​   Adult and Teen 10:20-11:20




New Here?

If you are visiting for the first time, we would love a chance to explain just exactly who we are. Come as you are and join us for our traditional Sunday worship. Stay for cookies and conversation afterward.


Contact Us

Have questions? We are happy to answer them. Feel free to reach out to us with anything you need. Use the phone number at the bottom of the page or submit a Contact Us request.


Office Hours:

Monday through Friday, 11am-3:30pm

Bible Study

Our Bible Study with the Pastor occurs on Friday mornings from 10:30am – 12 Noon. We are beginning our study of the Gospel of Matthew. Bibles, study materials, and coffee are provided.



129 Charles St.

Hanover, PA 17331

717-637-8904

stmarkhanover@yahoo.com

Abelbethmaachah: Kings 1 15:20, Kings 2 15:29

Almondiblathaim: Numbers 33:46-47