Sober Spirituality

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Exploring a mindful relationship with alcohol with author/spiritual director/coach/priest The Rev. Erin Jean Warde 

SUNDAY, MAY 5, 5:30–7 P.M., Diocesan House Great Room (1551 10th Ave. E, Seattle)  

Author, spiritual director, and life coach, The Rev. Erin Jean Warde, will meet with 20s/30s following Choral Evensong to engage in conversation around the challenges and blessings of becoming more mindful about alcoho Register here. A copy of the book Sober Spirituality: The Joy of a Mindful Relationship with Alcohol will be provided for registered attendees. Light appetizers and refreshing nonalcoholic beverages to be provided. Questions? Email Molly (molly.bosch@outlook.com)

Easter Brunch

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SUNDAY, MARCH 31, 12:30 P.M., Leffler House

Continue the festivities of Easter by gathering for brunch and conversation after the 11 a.m. service. Quiche, fruit, drinks, and salad will be provided. Baked goods and sides are welcome! Questions? Email Julia (julia7cooper@gmail.com).

Tea after Tenebrae

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 8:30 P.M., Leffler House 

Join in for conversation post-Tenebrae to reflect on the liturgy and share in fellowship over a warm cup of tea. Questions? Email Molly (molly.bosch@outlook.com).

Spring Hike

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SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 8 A.M., Meet on the Labyrinth, Trail Location TBD

Mark the first week of spring by hitting the trail and enjoying nature. Meet at Saint Mark’s to carpool. Sturdy hiking shoes, layered clothing, water, and snacks are recommended. Email Adrienne (adriennehub@gmail.com) to carpool or for any questions.

A Cathedral’s Complicity in Redlining and Restrictive Covenants

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2024, 6:45–8:15 P.M., in person in Bloedel Hall or online via ZoomOptional 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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A Hygge Night In

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 4:30–7:30 P.M., Leffler House

What is "hygge"? It's hard to explain and often mispronounced, but at its most basic, this Danish word translates to "cosiness" (learn more about the word here). Molly Bosch, Julia Cooper, and Adrienne Hubbard are planning a gathering to bring light and warmth into this winter night through conversation, food and fellowship. Bring a favorite craft and snack to share. Interested in learning more? Email Julia Cooper (julia7cooper@gmail.com).

Caroling Cheer

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 6, 2 P.M., meet at 120 Broadway (at Yesler)

Come join in for caroling cheer at a few local retirement communities. The vocal adventures will be followed by hot cocoa (or other chocolate-related goodness) at Rey Amargo (722 E Pike St).

First, meet at 120 Broadway (Seatte 98122) at 2 p.m. to brush up on singing voices and mingle. Around 2:45, a group will walk to Skyline Retirement Community and carol through the halls from 3–3:45 p.m. Vocal adventures will be followed by a 17 minute walk to Rey Amargo for chocofreshments! Email Betsy if you're interested, and she'll send you the caroling PDF for printing or downloading: betsy.heimburger@gmail.com

The World is About to Turn

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2023, 9 AM – 3 PM, Office of the Bishop (D-House)

Join in for an exploration of Advent to consider the meaning and relevance of this season in today’s context. Advent is a time of focused preparation and waiting that readies us for a deeper experience of both the birth of Christ and the “Second Advent” or return of Christ. During this holy and often busy season, you are invited to take part in this day of reflection as we connect to faith, other young adults in their 20s and 30s, and God’s goodness. $15 includes continental breakfast, lunch, and all materials. Childcare available. Register here. Questions? Email emily.meeks@saintmarks.org.

Edible Hope Kitchen Prep

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 5:30 P.M., at St. Luke's in Ballard, 5710 22nd Ave NW, Seattle 98107 (Parking onsite available)

Each day, Edible Hope serves up to 120 meals. Come help meal prep for their meal service with other young adults from St. Luke’s Ballard. Tasks will vary by the menu that week but there will be lots of opportunities to chop, dice and season food. Sign up by emailing Emily Meeks (emeeks@saintmarks.org).

 

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Pumpkin Patch Excursion and Feast of St. Francis

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 10 A.M., meet by the Saint Mark’s labyrinth  

Join in for a day full of pumpkin picking, apple cider, and everything else Fall! Meet at Saint Mark’s and carpool to Swans Trail Farms. The festivities will continue with an option to attend the Composting Workshop presented by Nurturing Roots Farm at 3 p.m., and the St. Francis Day Celebration and Blessing of the Animals at 4:30 p.m. RSVP encouraged but not required. Email Julia Cooper: julia7cooper@gmail.com