2018 St. Mark’s Conference

View all 2018 conference videos here.

The Saint Mark’s Conference concerns the confessional, sacramental, and liturgical life of the Church of the Augsburg Confession.

Monday, April 23 – Saint George’s Day

11:00 AM – Divine Service

12:30 PM – Lunch

1:30 PM – “Steward of the Mysteries: The Pastor in the Pauline Fellowship” (The Rev. Adam Clinton Koontz, Pastor of Mount Calvary Church, Lititz, Pennsylvania)

2:45 PM – “Saint Augustine and the Sacrament of the Altar” (The Rev. Dr. Eric G. Phillips, Pastor of Concordia Church, Nashville, Tennessee)

4:00 PM – Solemn Vespers

4:45 PM – Gemütlichkeit

Tuesday, April 24

9:00 AM – Matins

9:45 AM – “Eucharist and Church Fellowship in Late 16th Century Lutheranism: The Colloquy of Montbeliard 1586” (The Rev. Charles L. McClean, Pastor of Our Saviour Church, Baltimore, Maryland)

11:00 AM – Divine Service

12:30 PM – Lunch

1:30 PM – “Eucharist and Church Fellowship in Lutheran Scholasticism” (The Rev. Roy Axel Coats, Pastor of Redeemer Church, Baltimore, Maryland)

2:45 PM – Panel Discussion

4:00 PM – Itinerarium: Prayer for Travelers

The Rev. Robert Kieselowsky
Pastor of Saint John’s Church, Springfield, Pennsylvania
Executive Director of Philadelphia Lutheran Ministries
Preacher at Divine Service

The Rev. Brian Westgate
Pastor of Redeemer Church, Oakmont, Pennsylvania
Organist for Saint Mark’s Conference

The St. Mark’s Conference is hosted by Our Saviour Lutheran Church, Baltimore, Maryland and her pastor, the Rev. Charles McClean. Pastor McClean is a graduate of Concordia Seminary, Saint Louis. His Master of Sacred Theology thesis, Theological Issues at the Colloquy of Montbeliard 1586, was prepared under the supervision of the Rev. Dr. Arthur Carl Piepkorn. Pastor McClean is editor of The Conduct of the Services.