The Use of The St. Helena Psalter in Our Worship

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A Special Hybrid Forum with Dean Thomason, Canon Kleinschmidt, and Two Sisters from the Order of St. Helena

SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 10:10–10:50 A.M., in person in Bloedel Hall and online via Zoom

During the past year, as part of our larger initiative of employing expansive language in our worship services, the cathedral has been regularly using translations of the Psalms as found in The St. Helena Psalter, a resource developed by an Episcopal monastic community of sisters in Augusta, Georgia. We are delighted that two sisters—Sr. Miriam Elizabeth and Sr. Ellen Francis—will join us via Zoom to share a bit of history and planned updates for the psalter. Canon Kleinschmidt and Dean Thomason will also guide a conversation about the historical role of psalms in worship and how we use them today.

Resources: 

Order of St. Helena website

The OSH Breviary App for iPhone

Psalm comparison handout

A complete video is now available: 

20s/30s Car Camping Trip

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 23–SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, Potlatch State Park

Several campsites have been reserved at Potlatch State Park on the Hood Canal for a weekend of 20s/30s fellowship, camp meals, and outdoor activities. Carpooling from Seattle will be available, and there is a limited supply of extra camping gear if you need to borrow some. The approximate cost will be $25–45 per person for the campsite & parking, plus the cost of food (option to bring your own or take part in shared meals). If the cost is a barrier for you, let us know! Space is limited and will be first-come first-serve. To learn more and to RSVP, please sign up here. Questions? Email Julia: julia7cooper@gmail.com

Special Thursday Pride Month Forum with Theologian James Alison

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No More Special Pleading: How Opening Up to LGBTQ+ Reality Flows Organically from Basic Christianity

THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2024, 7–8 P.M., in person in Bloedel Hall and online via Zoom

The Wisdom School at Saint Mark’s presents acclaimed Catholic theologian James Alison, presenting a project he’s been at work on for several years—a book, provisionally titled You Can… If You Want To, to be published in 2025, which aims to empower Christians to move on, in good faith, regarding LGBTQ+ issues. The narrative that Christianity itself demands the condemnation of LGBTQ+ lives as sinful has been so prevalent for so long, that many Christians, including LGBTQ+ people themselves, may still harbor niggling doubts in the back of their minds, voices whispering “maybe being queer really is incompatible with taking Jesus and the Bible seriously…”

Alison aims to confront these doubts directly, showing that the fundamentals of the Christian faith, even when presented from a quite conservative perspective, do in fact open up the possibility of reaching beyond any and all of our cultural comfort zones—of which sexuality and gender identity are only two of many—if we want to go there. It follows that those who continue to uphold old prejudices are doing so by their own choice, and cannot blame any supposed “higher authority.” Join in person in Bloedel Hall, or participate online using this Zoom link.


About James Alison

James Alison (b. 1959) is a Catholic theologian, priest and author. He has studied, lived and worked in Mexico, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Spain and the United States as well as his native England. James earned his doctorate in theology from the Jesuit Faculty in Belo Horizonte, Brazil in 1994 and is a systematic theologian by training.

His principal claim to fame is as one of those who has done most to bring the work of the great French thinker René Girard to a wider public. In addition he is known for his firm but patient insistence on truthfulness in matters gay as an ordinary part of basic Christianity, and for his pastoral outreach in the same sphere.

James was brought up in an Evangelical Anglican family, and became a Catholic at the age of 18 in 1978. He was ordained priest in 1988. Having lived with the Dominican Order between 1981 and 1995, James now works as an itinerant preacher, lecturer, and retreat leader. He is currently a Fellow of Imitatio. He accompanies a wide variety of publics, through academic lectures, undergraduate, postgraduate and professors’ seminars, adult catechesis courses, retreats for priests, parish groups, and Catholic and ecumenical gay and lesbian retreats.

His books include The Joy of Being Wrong: Original Sin Through Easter Eyes (1998), Faith Beyond Resentment: Fragments Catholic and Gay (2001), and Knowing Jesus (2012), and have been translated into Dutch, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. His most recent work (2013) is Jesus the Forgiving Victima program of induction into the Christian Faith for adults, available in DVD, text or digital formats, and which follows on from the insight into desire associated with René Girard.

When not on the road, James lives in Madrid, Spain. Learn more at: jamesalison.com

Pride Month Parish Forum

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 7–8:30 P.M., in Bloedel Hall and online via Zoom

Mark your calendars for the evening of June 12 in Bloedel Hall when Saint Mark's Queer in Christ ministry will host a Pride Month Forum. This will be an event geared to the entire cathedral community, to provide an opportunity learn why Pride is important to the queer community and how to be a better ally. The forum will be led by Michael Garrett, Rose Hazard, and Michael Seewer, with others from the queer community at Saint Mark's. Join in person in Bloedel Hall or participate online.

UDPATE: The slides from Michael Garrett's presentation can now be downloaded here

Let There Be Light: How to get government funding for your faith community’s solar and electrification initiatives

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 7–8 P.M., via Zoom

All are invited to a presentation and conversation about new ways to engage and advance sustainability and carbon reduction goals in faith communities. Presenters will include Dean Steve Thomason, Shelby Ketchum (Seattle City Light Inflation Reduction Specialist), and Stone Fennell (Saint Mark’s parishioner and UW Materials and Science Engineering student).


Slides and Resources:

Seattle City Light—Inflation Reduction Act Information slides

Seattle City Light—Energy Investment Tax Credit handout

179D Energy Efficiency Deduction handout

IRS Elective Pay to Nonprofits handout

 

A complete video is now available:


About the presenters:

Shelby Ketchum

Shelby Ketchum, Inflation Reduction Act Specialist at Seattle City Light, is a dedicated advocate for equitable and sustainable energy solutions. With a background that includes experience in skilled trades, community organizing, and energy policy, Shelby brings a unique perspective to his work, which is primarily centered on decarbonizing the built environment through building electrification and the proliferation of distributed energy resources. He holds a Master's degree in Urban Planning and a Bachelor's degree in Urban and Labor Studies. His career is driven by a passion and a commitment to a sustainable future, which is best encapsulated in the vision of 'Net Zero By Retirement.'

 

Stone Fennell

Stone Fennell is a graduate student studying Materials Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. He has studied the design of solar cells and batteries and participated in the Global Renewable Infrastructure Development RSO as a technical lead. Last year he volunteered with Kilowatts for Humanity, helping to install a solar microgrid in the Dengeza community in Zambia. He enjoys reading, cooking, and teaching math and science to future engineers.

 

 

The Very Rev. Steven L. Thomason

The Very Rev. Steven L. Thomason has served as Dean and Rector at Saint Mark’s for more than ten years after serving churches in his native state of Arkansas and practicing medicine as a family doctor and hospice/palliative care specialist. In his time of parish ministry, he has served in various leadership roles in the community, diocese and wider church including guiding Saint Mark’s commitment to have a net zero carbon footprint by 2030. His educational degrees include Bachelor of Science from the University of the South in Sewanee, TN; Doctor of Medicine from University of Arkansas; and Master of Divinity from the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas.

Compline for Trinity Sunday, 2024

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Compline on the First Sunday after Pentecost | May 26, 2024

Order of Service |  Each week's repertoire is posted here.

(In preparation for the choir's upcoming residencies in England, the Order of Service has been slightly adapted from Saint Mark's normal Ordinary Time use.)

The Order of Service & repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2024/05/26/compline-2024-the-first-sunday-after-pentecost-trinity-sunday/

May 26, 2024 • The First Sunday after Pentecost: Trinity Sunday

ORISON: O Trinity of blessed Light – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

PSALM 99 – Patricia Van Ness (b. 1951)

HYMN 367: Round the Lord in glory seated (Tune: RUSTINGTON) – Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848-1918)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Dana Marsh (b. 1965)

ANTHEM: ‘Sanctus,’ from Mass for Four Voices – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

Jason Anderson, director & cantor • Tyler Morse, reader

Thanks to this evening's Compline volunteers: hospitality ministers Jim Buskirk and Ray Miller.

Compline at Saint Mark's Cathedral has been a Seattle tradition since 1956. All the singers are volunteers. Learn more at: https://saintmarks.org/worship/compline/
and: https://complinechoir.org/

LEAFLETS

  • The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home.

NEWSLETTER

  • The weekly cathedral newsletter contains important announcements, offerings, and events. Click here to add yourself to cathedral emails lists.

ARCHIVES 

  • Video of past services can be seen here.
  • Audio and printed text of sermons can be found here.

Support the Mission and Ministry of Saint Mark's Cathedral

If you watch and enjoy our live-streamed or archived services, please consider making a donation in support of the mission and ministry of this cathedral.

You may also donate using the Venmo mobile app from your smartphone (search for @SaintMarksCathedralSeattle ) Thank you for your generosity.

The First Sunday after Pentecost—Trinity Sunday, 2024

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The First Sunday after Pentecost—Trinity Sunday | May 26, 2024

Service Leaflet  

LEAFLETS

  • The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home.

NEWSLETTER

  • The weekly cathedral newsletter contains important announcements, offerings, and events. Click here to add yourself to cathedral emails lists.

ARCHIVES 

  • Video of past services can be seen here.
  • Audio and printed text of sermons can be found here.

Interfaith Prayer in the Style of Taizé, May 21, 2024

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Interfaith Prayer in the Style of Taizé | May 21, 2024

A preview and discussion of this liturgy, which is a collaboration between the Saint Mark's Taizé ministry and Clear Mountain Monastery Buddhist community, can be seen here.

LEAFLETS

  • The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home.

NEWSLETTER

  • The weekly cathedral newsletter contains important announcements, offerings, and events. Click here to add yourself to cathedral emails lists.

ARCHIVES 

  • Video of past services can be seen here.
  • Audio and printed text of sermons can be found here.

A Cathedral’s Complicity in Redlining and Restrictive Covenants

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SPEAKERS

The Rev. Canon Carla Robinson
Canon for Multicultural Ministries and Community Transformation, Diocese of Olympia

Multicultural Ministries and Community Transformation

 

 

Sophie Betz
Research Associate, The University of Washington

Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project

 

 

E.N. West
Lead Organizer, The Church Council of Greater Seattle 

Faith Land Initiative

 

 

The Very Rev. Steve Thomason
Dean and Rector, Saint Mark's Cathedral 

Affordable Housing on the St. Nicholas Site

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2024, 6:45–8:15 P.M., in person in Bloedel Hall or online via Zoom. Optional community dinner at 6 p.m. ($6/child; $8/adult; $25/max. family)

A Cathedral's Complicity in Redlining and Restrictive Covenants 

Telling the Truth for a More Just Future

As Saint Mark’s Cathedral considers redeveloping the St. Nicholas property for affordable housing, there is an opportunity to reflect on the history of North Capitol Hill in which racial redlining and restrictive covenants discriminated against people of color. Segregation suppressed homeownership and wealth building opportunities for people of color and has contributed to ongoing impact of housing inequities. Join to learn more about Seattle’s unique civil rights history and racial segregation and consider how church communities have responsibility to honestly face this and respond in just ways in our time.

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Compline on the Day of Pentecost, 2024

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Compline on Whitsunday—the Day of Pentecost | May 19, 2024

Order of Service in Eastertide |  Each week's repertoire is posted here.

The Order of Service & repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2024/05/19/compline-2024-whitsunday-the-day-of-pentecost/

May 19, 2024 • Whitsunday: The Day of Pentecost

ORISON: O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit – Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)

PSALM 104:24-35 – David Hurd (b. 1950)

HYMN 504: Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (Tune: VENI CREATOR SPIRITUS)– Plainsong, Mode VIII

NUNC DIMITTIS – John Munday (c. 1555-1630)

ANTHEM: Come down, O Love divine – Jeff Junkinsmith (b. 1956)

POST-COMPLINE ORGAN MUSIC:

Libby Larsen, Prelude on "Veni creator Spiritus"

Aaron David Miller, Oceanic Visions

Margaret Sandresky, Six Variations on a Ground Bass

Jason Anderson, director • Josh Sandoz, reader • Jeremy Matheis, cantor • Wyatt Smith, post-compline recitalist

Thanks to this evening's Compline volunteers: hospitality ministers Estephan Meza and Priscilla Strand, and videographer Michael Perera.

Compline at Saint Mark's Cathedral has been a Seattle tradition since 1956. All the singers are volunteers. Learn more at: https://saintmarks.org/worship/compline/
and: https://complinechoir.org/

LEAFLETS

  • The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home.

NEWSLETTER

  • The weekly cathedral newsletter contains important announcements, offerings, and events. Click here to add yourself to cathedral emails lists.

ARCHIVES 

  • Video of past services can be seen here.
  • Audio and printed text of sermons can be found here.

Support the Mission and Ministry of Saint Mark's Cathedral

If you watch and enjoy our live-streamed or archived services, please consider making a donation in support of the mission and ministry of this cathedral.

You may also donate using the Venmo mobile app from your smartphone (search for @SaintMarksCathedralSeattle ) Thank you for your generosity.

Urban Birding Day

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SATURDAY, MAY 25, 8 A.M.–12 P.M., Leffler garden, the Greenbelt, and around the cathedral campus

Join Creation Care and Intergenerational Ministries for a morning of exploring nature and learning about birds on the campus of Saint Mark's. Activities will include learning about local birds and making a simple bird feeder.

There will two guided bird walks in the Saint Mark's Greenbelt: at 8 a.m., Gordon and Jacquelyn Miller will lead a bird walk designed for adults and older youth, and at 11 a.m., David Poortinga and Phil Fox Rose will lead a bird walk for all ages.

Between 9 a.m. and noon there will be refreshments, conversation, and materials bird feeder building in Leffler Garden. Questions? Email Emily Meeks: emeeks@saintmarks.org

The Day of Pentecost, 2024

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The Day of Pentecost—Whitsunday | May 19, 2024

Service Leaflet  

LEAFLETS

  • The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home.

NEWSLETTER

  • The weekly cathedral newsletter contains important announcements, offerings, and events. Click here to add yourself to cathedral emails lists.

ARCHIVES 

  • Video of past services can be seen here.
  • Audio and printed text of sermons can be found here.

Electing Convention for the Ninth Bishop of Olympia

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The Electing Convention of the Diocese of Olympia | Saturday, May 18, 2024

Worship Leaflet 

An overview of the day's schedule can be found here. Much more information about the bishop search process and the election can be found here.

LEAFLETS

  • The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home.

NEWSLETTER

  • The weekly cathedral newsletter contains important announcements, offerings, and events. Click here to add yourself to cathedral emails lists.

ARCHIVES 

  • Video of past services can be seen here.
  • Audio and printed text of sermons can be found here.

Compline for the Sunday after Ascension, 2024

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Compline on the Seventh Sunday of Easter—The Sunday after Ascension Day | May 12, 2024

Order of Service in Eastertide |  Each week's repertoire is posted here.

The Order of Service & repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2024/05/12/compline-2024-the-seventh-sunday-of-easter/

May 12, 2024 • The Seventh Sunday of Easter: The Sunday after Ascension Day

PROCESSION: O clap your hands – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014)

PSALM 92 – John Fenstermaker (b. 1942)

HYMN: God is ascended (Tune: GEN HIMMEL AUFGEFAHREN IST) – German, 16th cent.; adapt. Peter R. Hallock

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone VII; harm. Thomas Morley (1557-1602)

ANTHEM: ‘Õnnis on inimene’, Taaveti laul nr. 1 – Cyrillus Kreek (1889-1962); arr. for men’s voices by Gregory W. Bloch (b. 1977)

Jason Anderson, director • Jeffrey Ricco, reader • Tyler Morse, cantor

Thanks to this evening's Compline volunteers: hospitality minister Priscilla Strand and videographer Michael Lee.

Compline at Saint Mark's Cathedral has been a Seattle tradition since 1956. All the singers are volunteers.

Learn more at: https://saintmarks.org/worship/compline/ and: https://complinechoir.org/

LEAFLETS

  • The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home.

NEWSLETTER

  • The weekly cathedral newsletter contains important announcements, offerings, and events. Click here to add yourself to cathedral emails lists.

ARCHIVES 

  • Video of past services can be seen here.
  • Audio and printed text of sermons can be found here.

Support the Mission and Ministry of Saint Mark's Cathedral

If you watch and enjoy our live-streamed or archived services, please consider making a donation in support of the mission and ministry of this cathedral.

You may also donate using the Venmo mobile app from your smartphone (search for @SaintMarksCathedralSeattle ) Thank you for your generosity.

The Seventh Sunday of Easter, 2024

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The Seveth Sunday of Easter—The Sunday after Ascension | May 12, 2024

Service Leaflet  

LEAFLETS

  • The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home.

NEWSLETTER

  • The weekly cathedral newsletter contains important announcements, offerings, and events. Click here to add yourself to cathedral emails lists.

ARCHIVES 

  • Video of past services can be seen here.
  • Audio and printed text of sermons can be found here.

Restorative Justice Council Meeting, May 2024

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SUNDAY, MAY 19, 3:30–5 P.M., online via Zoom only

All members of the community of Saint Mark’s are encouraged to attend the next gathering of the Restorative Justice Council. Informed by the Saint Mark’s Statement of Lament and Commitment to Action, and guided by the cathedral’s 2024 Strategic Plan, the Restorative Justice Council strives to lead the Saint Mark’s community to actively pursue justice through spiritual practice and action and live out our Baptismal Covenant, “to seek and serve Christ in all persons.” Join using this Zoom link.

Summer Solstice Yoga on the Labyrinth

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THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 7–8 P.M., on the labyrinth and front lawn

Join yoga instructor and Saint Mark’s parishioner Adrienne Hubbard to celebrate the Summer Solstice with an energizing 60 minute vinyasa flow on the labyrinth. All experience levels welcome; please bring your own yoga mat if available. Bring a post yoga snack to share and enjoy the longest evening of sunlight. Questions? Email Adrienne (adriennehub@gmail.com).

Saint Mark’s Voter Registration Drive

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MAY 26 THROUGH JUNE 30

The cathedral is launching a non-partisan effort to help eligible people register to vote, every Sunday from May 26 through the end of June, at a table in the rear of the nave following morning services and before Compline.

For each Sunday, the organizers are seeking two volunteers to be present at the table in the nave after the 9 a.m. service, two volunteers after the 11 a.m. service, and one volunteer before Compline. Responsibilities will be to greet all warmly, hand out registration forms, and collect the completed forms or give instruction for how to mail it in. Absolutely no partisan conversation and/or debates are allowed.

Sign up using this form. (Sign up for as many slots as you would like according to your availability.)

Living Buddha, Living Christ, Living Spirit—An Interfaith Prayer Service in the Style of Taizé

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UPDATE: A video of the May 21 liturgy can be seen here and below.

TUESDAY, MAY 21, 7 P.M., in the cathedral nave and livestreamed

Join in person or online on Tuesday, May 21 at 7 p.m. for an Interfaith Prayer Service in the style of Taizé. We will be joined by friends from Clear Mountain Monastery Buddhist Community (which currently meets on the cathedral campus every Saturday morning) as we celebrate Living Buddha, Living Christ, Living Spirit, acknowledging two sacred feasts: Pentecost (May 19), celebrating the coming of the Holy Spirit in the Christian calendar; and Vesak (May 23) celebrating the Buddha's birth, enlightenment, and passing in the Buddhist calendar.

This special service meditates on values that both traditions hold as sacred, represented by the "fruit of the Spirit" in Galatians, and the perfections (parami) of character necessary in Buddhism to achieve enlightenment. The liturgy will include prayers and readings taken from Christian and Buddhist scriptures, as well as chants from the Buddhist and Christian traditions.

A video of the May 21 service and the April 28 Sunday preview forum providing a preview and background of this service can be seen below:

Volunteer at Open Mic Night at Recovery Café

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SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 3:30–6:30 P.M., Recovery Café (2022 Boren Ave.)  

Come sing, dance, read poetry, and cheer for Recovery Café community members. Typically these events serve around 75 people. Email Molly (molly.bosch@outlook.com) to RSVP or if you have questions.

*The event itself runs from 4:30-6 pm. Volunteers are asked to arrive at 3:30 pm for a brief orientation before going over tasks for the evening.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Serve at the event. We can accommodate a group of eight volunteers in person and roles range from connecting with members to plating and serving dinner and cleaning up.
  • Donate refreshments (baked goods, sodas, snacks). These can be brought in advance -- no event attendance required. More information and sign-up details here.
  • Make themed decorations for the space, and/or buy some sodas or other refreshments for the event. There are 20 tables that we can decorate. This month's theme is PRIDE.

 

Compline on the Sixth Sunday of Easter, 2024

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Compline on the Sixth Sunday of Easter | May 5, 2024

Order of Service in Eastertide |  Each week's repertoire is posted here.

The Order of Service & repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2024/05/05/compline-2024-the-sixth-sunday-of-easter/

May 5, 2024 • The Sixth Sunday of Easter

ORISON: ‘Beloved, let us love one another’ from In Praise of Singing – Alice Parker (1925-2023)

PSALM 67 – Patricia Van Ness (b. 1951)

HYMN 416: For the beauty of the earth (Tune: LUCERNA LAUDONIAE) – David Evans (1874-1948)

NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong setting, Tone V.1

ANTHEM: i thank You God for most this amazing day – Tyler A. Morse (b. 1990)

Jason Anderson, director • Gregory Bloch, reader • John Garlid, cantor

Thanks to this evening's Compline volunteers: hospitality ministers Estephan Meza and Robin Ethridge, and videographer Michael Lee.

Compline at Saint Mark's Cathedral has been a Seattle tradition since 1956. All the singers are volunteers. Learn more at: https://saintmarks.org/worship/compline/
and: https://complinechoir.org/

LEAFLETS

  • The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home.

NEWSLETTER

  • The weekly cathedral newsletter contains important announcements, offerings, and events. Click here to add yourself to cathedral emails lists.

ARCHIVES 

  • Video of past services can be seen here.
  • Audio and printed text of sermons can be found here.

Support the Mission and Ministry of Saint Mark's Cathedral

If you watch and enjoy our live-streamed or archived services, please consider making a donation in support of the mission and ministry of this cathedral.

You may also donate using the Venmo mobile app from your smartphone (search for @SaintMarksCathedralSeattle ) Thank you for your generosity.

Choral Evensong on the Sixth Sunday of Easter, 2024

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Choral Evensong on The Sixth Sunday of Easter | May 5, 2024

LEAFLETS

  • The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home.

NEWSLETTER

  • The weekly cathedral newsletter contains important announcements, offerings, and events. Click here to add yourself to cathedral emails lists.

ARCHIVES 

  • Video of past services can be seen here.
  • Audio and printed text of sermons can be found here.

Greenbelt Work Parties, Spring 2024

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FIRST AND THIRD SATURDAY IN APRIL, MAY, & JUNE, 10 A.M.–2 P.M., meet in the lower parking lot; registration required

Spring work parties in the Greenbelt are starting up again!

Come commune with the forest while helping weed and maybe plant. Get your hands/gloves dirty as you remove non-native plants and create native habitat in the middle of Seattle’s urban environment. Wear sturdy, close toed shoes that can get wet, long-sleeved shirt, pants, and hat. Bring water, a snack, and a raincoat if there's a chance of rain.

Each work party is limited to 18 people, and you must sign up beforehand for each date. All ages are welcome. Tools and training will be provided. Sign up links for each event can be found at:

For questions and more details contact Forest Stewards Robert Hayden and Joey Baumgartner (emails on the registration pages linked above), or Creation Care ministry leaders Guy Oram or Kathy Minsch at: creationcare@saintmarks.org

The Sixth Sunday of Easter, 2024

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The Sixth Sunday of Easter | May 5, 2024

Service Leaflet  

LEAFLETS

  • The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home.

NEWSLETTER

  • The weekly cathedral newsletter contains important announcements, offerings, and events. Click here to add yourself to cathedral emails lists.

ARCHIVES 

  • Video of past services can be seen here.
  • Audio and printed text of sermons can be found here.

“What Is Intergenerational Ministry?”

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2024, 6:45–8:15 P.M., in person in Bloedel Hall or online via Zoom. Optional community dinner at 6 p.m. ($6/child; $8/adult; $25/max. family)

The Cathedral Commons forum on Wednesday, May 14, will be an opportunity to focus on what it means for us as a church community to be intergenerational, and why that matters. Presenters will unpack the definitions of multi-generational, cross-generational, and intergenerational, and talk about why intergenerationality is one of three core mutual ministry goals at Saint Mark's. We'll look at some of where we've been as a cathedral community, and where we are heading! Intergenerationality isn't a program or an event, it's a culture, a way of being and doing church together. It's also important for us to name that while intergenerational is not code for children and families, ministry with children and youth is always intergenerational. The forum will be a chance to share some of the lessons learned at the hybrid workshop for ministry leaders on Thursday, May 9.

UPDATE: A complete video is now available below:

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