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Second Sunday Book Group: “The River that Made Seattle: A Human and Natural History of the Duwamish”

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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1:30 P.M. via Zoom (note the Saturday, not Sunday time) In this short, meticulously researched book, B.J. Cummings recounts the story of the Duwamish River: beginning with the diverse 1000s-year-old Indigenous populations who lived along the river that sustained them to the arrival of the first White settlers and then to the diverse newly arrived immigrants that today have settled near or along this river in South Park. It’s a story about social and environmental justice (or … Read More

A World-Premiere Commission for the O Antiphons Liturgy

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O Antiphons is a beloved annual liturgy of music and pageantry that marks the beginning of Advent —the season of longing, vigilance, and expectation in preparation for Christmas—which this year is offered Sunday, November 28, at 7 p.m.. The form of this liturgy that was invented here is now used in churches around the world. An exciting element of this year’s service will be the world premiere of a newly commissioned anthem, conceived and written expressly for the Saint Mark’s Cathedral … Read More

Linzi Stahlecker appointed as Curate in 2022

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A Message from Dean Thomason Dear friends, It is my delight to share the news that Bishop Rickel has appointed Linzi Stahlecker to serve a two-year curacy-in-training program at Saint Mark’s Cathedral. Her first day will be January 16, 2022. She is a candidate for the priesthood in this diocese, having been raised up in the community of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Lower Queen Anne. She is scheduled to be ordained a transitional deacon in December, and as a … Read More

Convention on Climate Change Events

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Attend Virtual COP26 Public Events From October 31 through November 12, 2021, 120 political leaders will gather in Glasgow, Scotland, for the United Nations 26th Conference of Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26), which feels to many like the last chance for coordinated global action to prevent the most catastrophic consequences of human-caused climate change. Saint Mark’s Parishioner and American Geophysical Union president-elect Dr. Lisa Graumlich has been invited to be part of The Episcopal Church … Read More

Hymnathon!

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Hymnathon! – a message from Canon Kleinschmidt SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 8-6 P.M. Saint Mark’s Evensong Choir of children, youth and adults plan to be in England next August to sing daily Evensongs in Chichester and Bristol Cathedrals. They are dedicating as much of their own resources toward the total cost of their pilgrimage as they can. However, they need to raise some additional funds so that the trip is affordable for all. To that end, they are singing a Hymnathon … Read More

Organ by Night

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This favorite late-night musical event has now returned: post-Compline organ music! These informal mini-concerts have introduced generations of Seattleites to the power and beauty of a real pipe organ. All are welcome to listen in the nave, or join the organist in the loft to see what playing an instrument of this size is really like. (The radio program, “The Organ Loft,” which airs on KING-FM immediately following Compline each week, was inspired by this tradition.) The new iteration of … Read More

Compline on the 20th Sunday after Pentecost, 2021

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Compline on the 20th Sunday after Pentecost | October 10, 2021, 9:30 p.m. See the Order of Service here. Each week’s repertoire can be found here. October 10, 2021 • The 20th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 23B) ORISON: God be in my head – Doug Fullington (b. 1969) PSALM 90:12-17 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.1 HYMN: My God, how wonderful thou art (Tune: WINDSOR) – mel. William Damon (c. 1540-c. 1591), alt;. harm. Henchman & Hancock, 1754; Booke of Musicke, 1591; and … Read More

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost, 2021

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The 20th Sunday after Pentecost, 20201  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. OTHER WAYS TO WATCH If you experience any problems with the video player on this page, you may wish to try joining the simultaneous stream on Facebook or YouTube instead. ARCHIVES  Video of past services can … Read More

The Marriage of John Simmons & Scott Hulet | October 9, 3 p.m.

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The Marriage of John Simmons & Scott Hulet | Saturday October 9, 3 p.m.  Service Leaflet LEAFLETS The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home. COFFEE HOUR Due to updated masking requirements coffee will be served on the front patio, weather permitting. Monthly Newcomers Coffee (first Sunday of every month only): Immediately following the Sunday morning service, come meet people and ask questions at a special virtual coffee hour with clergy over Zoom. … Read More

Treasures of the Cathedral: Everett DuPen

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Have you ever noticed the wood carvings located just as you enter Bloedel Hall from the west doors of the building? For the small prayer card included in this year’s stewardship mailing, the stewardship committee selected a detail from this work, depicting Jesus telling his disciples to cast their nets on the other side of their boat, as recounted in the Gospel of John, chapter 21. (Click the photo to enlarge.) The entire work, titled Christ the Good Shepherd, is … Read More

Get to Know the Service Corps!

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17, 10 A.M., Bloedel Hall Join the 2021-2022 cohort of Seattle Service Corps in Bloedel for a Q&A and an opportunity to get to know them better. Now that they’re almost two months into their program year, learn about their impressions of Seattle, service, and life in intentional community. Meet Lindsay!! Lindsay will be spending her service year working for Earth Ministry/Washington Interfaith Power & Light 🌎🌍🌏: Hi there! My name is Lindsay Bell and I’m so excited … Read More

Compline observing the Feast of St Michael & All Angels | October 3, 2021 | Saint Mark’s Seattle

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Compline observing the Feast of St Michael & All Angels | October 3, 2021, 9:30 p.m. See the Order of Service here. Each week’s repertoire can be found here. ORISON: Christ, the fair glory of the holy angels (Tune: CHRISTE SANCTORUM) – Sarum plainsong, Mode I (see HYMNS) PSALM 103 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Hark! hark, my soul! (Tune: VOX ANGELICA) – John Bacchus Dykes (1823-1876); adapt. Gregory Bloch NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone IV; harm. Lodovico Grossi da … Read More

Choral Evensong on the 19th Sunday after Pentecost, 2021

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Choral Evensong on the 19th Sunday after Pentecost, 2021  Service Leaflet  |  LEAFLETS The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home. COFFEE HOUR Due to updated masking requirements coffee will be served on the front patio, weather permitting. Monthly Newcomers Coffee (first Sunday of every month only): Immediately following the Sunday morning service, come meet people and ask questions at a special virtual coffee hour with clergy over Zoom. Join using this link. … Read More

The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 2021

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The 19th Sunday after Pentecost, 20201  Service Leaflet  |  LEAFLETS The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home. COFFEE HOUR Due to updated masking requirements coffee will be served on the front patio, weather permitting. Monthly Newcomers Coffee (first Sunday of every month only): Immediately following the Sunday morning service, come meet people and ask questions at a special virtual coffee hour with clergy over Zoom. Join using this link. The next offering … Read More

The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology Convocation | October 2, 2021, 10 a.m.

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The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology Convocation | October 2, 2021, 10 a.m.  Service Leaflet LEAFLETS The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home. COFFEE HOUR Due to updated masking requirements coffee will be served on the front patio, weather permitting. Monthly Newcomers Coffee (first Sunday of every month only): Immediately following the Sunday morning service, come meet people and ask questions at a special virtual coffee hour with clergy over Zoom. … Read More

Blessing of the Animals, 2021

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St Francis Celebration and Blessing of the Animals | Saturday, October 2, 2021, 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. OTHER WAYS TO WATCH If you experience any problems with the video player on this page, you may wish to try joining the simultaneous stream on Facebook … Read More

A Celebration of the Life of Marilyn Jane Dauber | October 2, 2021, 2 p.m.

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A Celebration of the Life of Marilyn Jane Dauber | October 2, 2021, 2 p.m.  Service Leaflet LEAFLETS The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home. COFFEE HOUR Due to updated masking requirements coffee will be served on the front patio, weather permitting. Monthly Newcomers Coffee (first Sunday of every month only): Immediately following the Sunday morning service, come meet people and ask questions at a special virtual coffee hour with clergy over … Read More

Connections: The American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 10:10-10:50 A.M., in person in Bloedel Hall or via Zoom Hosted by the Mideast Focus Ministry, Saint Mark’s welcomes John Lent, Executive Director of American Friends of the Diocese of Jerusalem, for a conversation about the work of AFEDJ in the West Bank and Gaza and an up-close assessment of the current situation in Israel-Palestine and the broader region. The Cathedral and Diocese have long been supporters of AFEDJ; currently Bishop Rickel serves as chair of the board, … Read More

Wisdom School 21/22 Opening Plenary: A Spirituality of Desire

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2021, 6:45 P.M.–8:15 P.M., in person in Bloedel Hall and via Zoom. Dean Thomason introduces the theme for The Wisdom School at Saint Mark’s 21/22 program year. Desire is often understood as existing in the realm of carnal experience, and is therefore to be denied or rejected. But mystics know a deeper truth—that desire is at the core of our spiritual awareness and informs all that we do and are, in response to God’s desire for us, … Read More

Nominate a candidate for Vestry or Diocesan Convention

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Now Open: Nominations for candidates for the Saint Mark’s Vestry and for Delegates to Diocesan Convention 2022 The Vestry is a group of laypeople elected by the parish who, along with the Rector, supervise and sustain the finances, facilities and grounds of the Cathedral. New members are needed for both the vestry and to act as delegates at this year’s Diocesan Convention. Members of the Nominating Committee will be in the back of the Nave each Sunday in October to answer … Read More

Compline on the 18th Sunday after Pentecost, 2021

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Compline on The 18th Sunday after Pentecost | September 26, 2021, 9:30 p.m. See the Order of Service here. Each week’s repertoire can be found here. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE Compline is open to all for in-person attendance as of August 22, 2021. Masks must be worn at all times. OTHER WAYS TO WATCH If you experience any problems with the video player on this page, you may wish to try joining the simultaneous stream on Facebook or YouTube instead. COFFEE HOUR Monthly … Read More

The Eighteenth Sunday After Pentecost, 2021

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September 26, 2021 | The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost  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. OTHER WAYS TO WATCH If you experience any problems with the video player on this page, you may wish to try joining the simultaneous stream on Facebook or YouTube instead. ARCHIVES  Video of … Read More

2021 St. Francis Day Outdoor Liturgy with Blessing of the Animals

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2021, 4:30 P.M., on the outdoor labyrinth and front lawn On Saturday, October 2, Saint Mark’s will once again offer its beloved Saint Francis Day tradition. A few years ago this offering was moved from Sunday morning to Saturday afternoon, and the outdoor celebration has a truly festive community atmosphere. Dogs, cats, bird, bunnies, ponies, chickens, and all creatures great and small are welcome! The event will again feature contributions from acclaimed Seattle musician James Falzone, and … Read More

Code Red For Humanity: Reflections on the IPCC Report 6th Assessment Report on Climate Change

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO OF THE EVENT WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 7 P.M. via Zoom The recent IPCC report shows that heating from humans has caused irreparable damage to Earth that could worsen in the years to come. Come learn about causes, potential impacts and response options while reflecting how we may find hope in our collective efforts for change. Saint Mark’s parishioner and American Geophysical Union president-elect Lisa Graumlich will lead us in making sense of these findings and explore how … Read More

Wendy Claire Barrie Called as New Canon for Intergenerational Ministries

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A Message from Dean Thomason Dear friends, It is my great delight to announce that Wendy Claire Barrie has accepted the call to serve as Canon for Intergenerational Ministries at Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle. She will begin her work November 1, 2021. Her visionary leadership and vast experience in lifelong spiritual formation and her passion for intergenerational ministry will complement the many gifts our formation team already brings into these areas, and as a lay person herself, she has a keen … Read More

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