Saint Mark is a historic symbol of the goodness of Jesus. For nearly 100 years, the ministry of Saint Mark has provided an accepting, healing and teaching atmosphere which empowers thousands weekly. Saint Mark is the largest African-American Church in the state of Kansas with more than 3500 members. The Church has one of the most ethnically diverse congregations in Wichita and is known throughout the community as a place of possibilities and transformation.

Our Mission

"To reach all persons who know or need to know Jesus Christ through Praise, Fellowship and Empowerment, as we grow and build for the kingdom."


"Because we follow Jesus Christ, Saint Mark will provide an accepting, healing and teaching atmosphere which seeks to empower those who are challenged by life's circumstances. We will focus and direct our energies and resources to equip individuals and families to withstand the Spiritual, Social and Mental attacks against their well-being."

Our Value Statements

Because we value Bible-centered preaching and teaching we are committed to:

Spirit-filled praise and worship that is vibrant, vital and relevant in reaching Pre-Christians and Christians. (Psalm 100)

life of prayer and faith in order to discern God's will for the church and for ourselves. (James 5:13-16)
Intensely comprehensive Christian Education Ministry that focuses on developing and maturing disciples for Jesus Christ as a teaching congregation. (Colossians 3:16-17)

urturing a warm, friendly, accepting atmosphere which believes that all people matter to God. (Romans 12:10-13)

eam Ministry where we train, equip and provide opportunities for laity and clergy to become partners in ministry. (Ephesians 4:11-13)

eeting the needs of our congregation and community by equipping them to withstand the Spiritual, Social and Mental attacks against their well-being (I John 3:17-18 & Acts 4:32-35)

n attractive facility reflecting the glory of God where possibilities and spiritual transformation take place (Psalm 90)

elationship-Building through fellowship, small group activities and ministries that impacts the quality of people's lives. (Acts 2:42-47)

nowledge and discovery of spiritual gifts so that excellence in ministry is achieved when every person is exercising his or her God-given spiritual gifts (2 Timonty 1:6)

Therefore, we are committed to tithing as the way we support our ministry and the things that we value.