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Compline on the Second Sunday of Advent, 2022

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Compline on the Second Sunday of Advent | December 4, 2022  Order of Service in Advent  |  Each week’s repertoire is posted here The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2022/12/04/compline-2022-the-second-sunday-of-advent/ December 4, 2022 • The Second Sunday of Advent ORISON: Blessed be the Lord God – Erin Aas (b. 1972) PSALM 72:1-8, 18-19 – Plainsong, Tone I.1 HYMN: Hail to the Lord’s Anointed (Tune: ES FLOG EIN KLEINS WALDVÖGELIEN) – German folk song; adapt. and harm. … Read More

Choral Evensong on the Second Sunday of Advent, 2022

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Choral Evensong on the Second Sunday of Advent | December 4, 2022, 4:30 p.m.  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.

The Second Sunday of Advent, 2022

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The Second Sunday of Advent, 2022 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.

The 2022 Pageant of the Nativity

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 7 P.M., in the cathedral nave and livestreamed Saint Mark’s Pageant of the Nativity is unlike any children’s pageant you have seen elsewhere. In 2015, the leadership of Saint Mark’s Cathedral formulated a vision for a offering that centered Holy Scripture, took full advantage of the inspiring space of the cathedral nave, could be enjoyed by children and adults of every generation, and challenged the choristers of the cathedral to new heights of musical excellence. Video of the pageants of … Read More

Funeral Liturgy for The Rev. Dr. Pete Strimer

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Funeral Liturgy for The Rev. Pete Strimer | Saturday, December 3, 10 a.m. Service Leaflet  | Direct Vimeo link 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.

Becoming and Belonging: Embodied Spirituality in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

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TWO WEDNESDAYS, DECEMBER 7 & 14, 6:45–8:15 P.M., in person in Bloedel Hall and online via Zoom. Optional community dinner at 6 p.m. ($6/child; $8/adult; $25/max. family). NOTE: This presentation has been rescheduled from its original date FACILITATED BY DEAN STEVE THOMASON The Wisdom School at Saint Mark’s presents this timely presentation from Dean Steve Thomason. We are in a paradigm shift of seismic proportions.  Drawing on the evolutionary theology of Teilhard de Chardin and the ground-breaking postulations by Ilia … Read More

Comfort and Peace at Christmas: A Service of Healing for Aching Hearts

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18, 7 P.M., Thomsen Chapel The liturgy known in previous years as “Blue Christmas” has been re-imagined as “Comfort and Peace at Christmas” and will be offered this year on Sunday evening, December 18, at 7 p.m., in lieu of the Contemplative Eucharist that day. Saint Mark’s has a long-standing tradition of holding space for prayerful care and companionship for those who find the holiday season a difficult time—for many who have experienced loss, grief, or hardship, the … Read More

2022 Christmas Memorials & Thanksgivings

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DONATIONS RECEIVED BY DECEMBER 18 WILL BE PRINTED IN THE CHRISTMAS BULLETINS. Help underwrite the beautiful flowers and special music of the season by making a special contri­bution in honor or memory of someone. Please fill out the form here or below, or use the paper form inserted in your bulletin on Sunday. Then you can make your gift online at saintmarks.org/give, or donate by check in the offering plate, to the cathedral office, or by mail (instructions may be found … Read More

20s/30s Cooking Circle

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 6:30-9 P.M., Bloedel Hall  Prepare and share a meal together. The menu will have a Lebanese theme and we’ll learn several cooking techniques from trained chefs Luke Abdow, Marc Aubertin, and Deborah Person. Questions? Email Luke: labdow@saintmarks.org Fee: $15, includes resources and food. Financial assistance available if needed. Registration information to come. Capacity will be limited to 12 attendees. 

20s/30s Candy Cane Lane Walk and Holiday Cheer 2022

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 7–9 P.M. A tradition since 1949, the houses on this section of NE Park Road in Ravenna transform into Candy Cane Lane, a display of lights and decorations representing traditions and themes from around the world. We’ll meet first at the home of Penny and Rob Reid (6114 21st Ave NE) from 7–8 pm. for hot chocolate and cookies, and then walk together to Candy Cane Lane, just a under a mile away. RSVP (appreciated but not … Read More

The “O” Antiphons: Advent Procession, 2022

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The “O” Antiphons: Advent Procession, 2022 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.

Compline on the First Sunday of Advent, 2022

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Compline on the First Sunday of Advent | November 27, 2022  Order of Service in Advent  |  Each week’s repertoire is posted here The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2022/11/27/compline-2022-the-first-sunday-of-advent/ November 27, 2022 • The First Sunday of Advent ORISON: Matin Responsory – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) PSALM 122 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Prepare the way, O Zion (Tune: BEREDEN VÄG FÖR HERRAN) – mel. from Then Swenska Psalmboken, 1697; harm. Koralbok för … Read More

Epiphany Supper, Eucharist, and Burning of the Greens

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 6–8 P.M., Bloedel Hall, cathedral nave, and outdoors Vegetarian chili, toppings, cornbread will be served from 6–6:45 p.m., then a simple and lovely Eucharistic liturgy will be offered in the nave, concluding with a procession with the Advent Wreath to the outdoor bonfire. Bring Christmas greens from your own home to burn as well. Cocoa and cookies will be served outside. Please RSVP or volunteer to help by emailing Canon Barrie: wbarrie@saintmarks.org

Intergenerational Cookie Swap and Holiday Fun

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 10:10–10:50 A.M., Bloedel Hall Between the morning services on Sunday December 11, Bloedel Hall will host a cookie swap! Please come, with or without cookies, but if you are able, we’d love you to bring two dozen of your favorite homemade cookies and a copy of the recipe to share. We’ll also wrap gifts for Lowell Elementary School children and hear Libby Carr read her new book, How Do the Reindeer Fly?

The First Sunday of Advent, 2022

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The First Sunday of Advent, 2022 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.

Addiction and Love: Reclaiming Our True Identity

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2023, 6:45–8:15 P.M., in person in Bloedel Hall and online via Zoom. Optional community dinner at 6 p.m. ($6/child; $8/adult; $25/max. family). Facilitated by Killian Noe. A presentation of The Wisdom School at Saint Mark’s. Most of us suffer from mistaken identity. We identify as the trauma we have endured or the behaviors that emerge from that trauma. The spiritual journey is the life- long journey of reclaiming our truest identity, which is Love. We will reflect on the … Read More

Thanksgiving Day 2022

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Thanksgiving Day | Thursday, November 24, 10 a.m. 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.

The Giving Tree 2022

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Once again, Saint Mark’s is sharing Christmas joy with families from Casa Latina, Lowell Elementary School, and Mary’s Place. Casa Latina have asked for gift cards, Lowell Elementary School have specific gifts for some students as well as gift cards requested, and Mary’s Place has requested specific gifts for children under 10 years old. The Giving Tree is full of tags and will be placed in the nave for the next three Sundays. Pick a tag off the Giving Tree … Read More

Compline for Christ the King, 2022

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Compline on the Last Sunday after Pentecost ~ Christ the King | November 20, 2022  Order of Service  |  Each week’s repertoire is posted here  The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2022/11/20/compline-2022-the-last-sunday-after-pentecost-christ-the-king/ November 20, 2022 • The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King (Proper 29C) ORISON: O worship the King, all glorious above (Tune: HANOVER) – attr. William Croft (1678-1727) with additional harm. by C.D. Hackett in The Boston Collection, 1841, and Harvey Grace (1874-1944) PSALM 46 … Read More

The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King

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The Last Sunday after Pentecost: Christ the King 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.

“Autumn Returns” by Doug Thorpe

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November 13, 2022 Autumn returns with the rain and cold. This time it seemed to happen overnight. I talk with my daughter over WhatsApp and—along with the beloved and very mobile grandson Walter—she shows me the blue skies, the red and golden leaves of Buffalo New York. The flames of autumn give way to grays and ash. I’m pretty sure that I’m not the only one around here who welcomed the rain with a sense of relief—more so this year … Read More

Advent Quiet Morning 2022

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 9 A.M.–12:30 P.M., at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Green Lake — 111 NE 80th St., Seattle Join Amanda Findley at Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church in McLachlan Hall for this special Quiet Morning preparing ourselves for the Season of Advent. The focus this year will be on meditational movement practice, so wear something comfortable! Enjoy the wonderful opportunity for inner reflection and renewing silence as the season of prayerful expectation unfolds. This event is co-sponsored by Saint Mark’s … Read More

Advent & Apocalypse: A 20s/30s Discussion Series

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, AND SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 5:30–7 P.M., Leffler House How does our anticipation for the birth of Christ reflect the seismic significance of the incarnation? In this two-part series, we’ll explore the Advent and Christmas season in the context of the apocalypse and how this may change our preparation with Rev. Linzi Stahlecker and Fraser Reach. We’ll end in time for the option to attend the Contemplative Eucharist together. The second gathering will follow on Sunday, January 8 … Read More

“Spreadable Hope”: An Advent Gathering to Benefit Edible Hope

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 7:30–9 P.M., Leffler House Young adults, drop-in to decorate and frost cookies at Leffler House for an Advent gathering to benefit Edible Hope. Frosting and decorations will be provided along with a custom hot chocolate and tea station. Bring your own pre-baked sugar cookies either homemade or bought. We recommend trying this go-to recipe from Jade Bawcom-Randall. Decorated cookies will be delivered to Edible Hope, which is also a site placement for the Seattle Service Corps. Questions? Email … Read More

A Celebration of the Life of Alice Jean Lewis

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A Celebration of the Life of Alice Jean Lewis | 2:00 PM, November 17, 2022 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.

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