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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 December 11, please bring two dozen of your favorite homemade cookies and a copy of the recipe to share. You’ll go home with other delicious treats and new recipes to try! 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.

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. Drawing on the evolutionary theology of Teilhard de Chardin and the ground-breaking postulations by Ilia Delio, we will explore what embodied spirituality means in … Read More

Compline on the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost, 2022

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Compline on the 23rd Sunday after Pentecost | November 13, 2022  Order of Service  |  Each week’s repertoire is posted here  The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2022/11/13/compline-2022-the-twenty-third-sunday-after-pentecost/ November 13, 2022 • The 23rd Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 28C) ORISON: New songs of celebration render (Tune: RENDEZ A DIEU) – mel. attr. Loys Bourgeois (c. 1510-c. 1561); harm. Claude Goudimel (c. 1514-1572) PSALM 98 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Disposer supreme, and judge of the earth (Tune: … Read More

The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost, 2022

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The Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost, 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.

Sanctuary Stories from the Rubric

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Here is a selection of stories published in The Rubric during the three years, 2019–2022, when Jaime Rubio and his family lived on the cathedral grounds as our guest in Sanctuary. Click on each image to enlarge. You may watch a video of Jaime telling his story in his own words here.

Candlelit Prayer with Music from Taizé, November 2022

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Candlelight Prayer with Music from Taizé | November 8, 2022, 7 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.

United for Good: An Interfaith Prayer Vigil on the Eve of Elections, 2022

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United for Good: An Interfaith Prayer Vigil on the Eve of Elections | Monday, November 7, 2022, 7 p.m.  Service leaflet | Learn more 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 observing The Feast of All Saints, 2022

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Compline observing the Feast of All Saints | November 6, 2022  Order of Service  |  Each week’s repertoire is posted here  The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2022/11/06/compline-2022-all-saints-sunday/ November 6, 2022 • ALL SAINTS’ SUNDAY ORISON: Bring us, O Lord God – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALM 149 – Peter R. Hallock HYMN: Who are these like stars appearing? (Tune: ZUECH MICH, ZEUCH MICH) – mel. from Geistreiches Gesang-buch, 1698; harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889), alt. NUNC DIMITTIS … Read More

Choral Evensong observing the Feast of All Saints, 2022

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Choral Evensong observing the Feast of All Saints, 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.

All Saints Sunday with Holy Eucharist and Holy Baptism, 2022

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All Saints Sunday, 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.

Winter Apparel Urgently Needed for Lowell Elementary Kids

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UPDATE, November 17 The community of Saint Mark’s quickly and generously answered the appeal from Lowell Elementary for winter clothes. Lowell staff have told us, “The children are cozy and warm, and the parents and staff are so happy! We are grateful for your generosity.” November 4, 2022 As the weather becomes precipitously colder, Lowell Elementary School has alerted us to an immediate need for children’s winter coats and gloves. Low temperatures in the 30s are predicted for next week! … Read More

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