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The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 2021

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August 29, 2021 | The Fourteenth 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

Funeral Liturgy for Sandra Smith | Saturday, August 28, 2021

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Funeral Liturgy for Sandra Smith | Saturday, August 28, 2021  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 … Read More

Community Conversation on the Formation Consultant’s Report

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UPDATE: Community Forum on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 6:30–8 p.m., via Zoom Community Conversation on the Formation Consultant’s Report In May and early June of this year, we held several Listening Groups with our Formation Consultant, Jamie Martin Currie, who captured a great deal of information and insights from these groups and the parish survey (which had more than 200 providing input). Thanks to all who participated. The report delivered in late June has a great deal of information and several … Read More

Back-to-School Picnic on the Cathedral Lawn with Backpack Blessing

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 6-7:30 P.M. We all know that the last year and a half has been hard for everyone, but especially for kids. Now, as the new school year looms, many challenges remain. To mark this milestone, all are welcome to a back-to-school gathering on Friday evening, September 3—to reconnect in person, to have some fun together, and to lift up and honor the amazing kids of our community. Bring a blanket and your own picnic dinner. The cathedral … Read More

Special Parish Forum on the Statement of Lament and Commitment to Action

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UPDATE: This event has been postponed, and will be offered later in the Fall on a date TBA. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2021, 6:30–8 p.m. Hybrid gathering: in Bloedel Hall and via Zoom (registration requested for either option so we can plan accordingly) Earlier this year the Vestry unanimously adopted the Statement of Lament and Commitment to Action as a guide for our important work as individuals and community as we strive for justice and peace and respect for every human … Read More

Compline on the 13th Sunday after Pentecost, 2021

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Compline on The 13th Sunday after Pentecost | August 22, 2021, 9:30 p.m. See the Order of Service here. Each week’s repertoire can be found here. This liturgy is the first service of Compline at Saint Mark’s to be open to the public since March, 2020. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE Compline will reopen for in-person attendance on August 22, 2021. Sunday morning services are now open to all without pre-registration. OTHER WAYS TO WATCH If you experience any problems with the video player … Read More

The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost, 2021

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August 22, 2021 | The Thirteenth 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

Mask Mandate UPDATE, August 19, 2021

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 Beginning August 22, 2021, masks are again required for everyone while inside the cathedral building.  A Message from Saint Mark’s Cathedral—August 19. 2021 As you are likely already aware, on Wednesday, August 18, Governor Inslee and the Washington State Department of Health issued updated guidance in light of spiking number of COVID cases and the increased transmissibility of the Delta variant. The new order requires everyone, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a face mask in all public indoor settings. … Read More

Organ by Night

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STARTING SUNDAY, AUGUST 22, 10:00 P.M. (after Compline) The return of in-person Compline services also marks the return of another favorite late-night musical event: 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 … Read More

Compline on the Feast of St Mary the Virgin, 2021

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Compline on The Feast of St Mary the Virgin | August 15, 2021, 9:30 p.m. See the Order of Service here. Each week’s repertoire can be found here. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE Compline will reopen for in-person attendance on August 22, 2021. Sunday morning services are now open to all without pre-registration. 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 … Read More

The twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, 2021

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August 1, 2021 | The Twelfth 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

Funeral Liturgy for Josephine Barnes | Wednesday, August 11, 2021

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Funeral Liturgy for Josephine Barnes | Wednesday, August 11, 2021  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. NEWCOMERS If you are new to Saint Mark’s, wherever you may be located, please get in touch by submitting a Visitors/Newcomers Form here, to let the cathedral know how we might best … Read More

Compline on the Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, 2021

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Compline on The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost | August 8, 2021, 9:30 p.m. See the Order of Service here. Each week’s repertoire can be found here. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE Compline will reopen for in-person attendance on August 22, 2021. Sunday morning services are now open to all without pre-registration. 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 Holy Eucharist with Baptisms on The Feast of the Transfiguration, August 8, 2021

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The Holy Eucharist with Baptisms on The Feast of the Transfiguration, August 8, 2021  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. NEWCOMERS If you are new to Saint Mark’s, wherever you may be located, please get in touch by submitting a Visitors/Newcomers Form here, to let the cathedral know … Read More

Canon Kleinschmidt’s Sabbatical Report to the Community

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SUNDAY, AUGUST 29, 7-8:30 P.M., via Zoom Canon for Cathedral Music Michael Kleinschmidt has returned from his sabbatical, and has some interesting stories to share about his sabbatical excursions! During his time away he: …devoted himself to learning new organ repertoire by non-white and non-male composers. …learned how to play a keyboard with 15 keys per octave, rather than the usual 12. …made a focused study of 20th-century American organs that were built in the style of 17th- and 18th-century … Read More

Funeral Liturgy for Susan Spangler | Saturday, August 7, 11 a.m.

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Funeral Liturgy for Susan Spangler | Saturday, August 7, 11 a.m.  Service Leaflet LEAFLETS The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home. COFFEE HOUR Virtual Coffee Hour: Immediately following the Sunday morning service, everyone is welcome to gather in a Virtual Coffee Hour over Zoom. Join using this link. Monthly Newcomers Coffee (first Sunday of every month only): Immediately following the Sunday morning service, come meet people and ask questions at a special … Read More

Discerning What’s Next in Your Life—a Communal Process for Your Consideration

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Many people have reported how the pandemic has prompted reflection on what is important in life…and what’s next. How do you discern such decisions about work, relationships, vocation, life transitions, etc., and see it through the lens of your spiritual journey? Is God calling you to a new thing, and how do you discern that? Drawing on a Quaker model of holy listening and mutuality, a small group of 5-6 people covenant for a prescribed period of time to confidentially … Read More

Holy Honey: A Cathedral Bees Update

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Honey from the cathedral beehives has been harvested! Thanks to beekeepers Rob and Penny Reid, with help from Jaime, Yoshi, and Keiko, who collected honey from the hives in the cathedral kitchen at the end of July 2021. The honey is separated from the wax using a hand-cranked machine that spins the frames at high speeds. The Cathedral Breadbakers Guild are now using our bees’ honey in their loaves prepared for communion every Sunday. “Bee prepared” for honey to be … Read More

9/11 Anniversary Interfaith Service

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Download a pdf flyer here. This event has been cancelled An Interfaith Prayer Service of Healing & Hope on the 20th year commemoration of the 9/11 attacks SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 3 P.M., in the cathedral nave, and livestreamed co-sponsored by The Church Council of Greater Seattle Temple De Hirsch Sinai St. James Cathedral Saint Mark’s Cathedral As we prepare to observe the 20th commemoration of the 9/11 attacks and their aftermath, we reflect on what our traditions regard as the … Read More

Compline on the 10th Sunday after Pentecost, 2021

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Compline on The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost | August 1, 2021, 9:30 p.m. See the Order of Service here. Each week’s repertoire can be found here. IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE Compline will reopen for in-person attendance on August 22, 2021. Sunday morning services are now open to all without pre-registration. NEWCOMERS If you are new to Saint Mark’s, wherever you may be located, please get in touch by submitting a Visitors/Newcomers Form here, to let the cathedral know how we might best serve you. Once … Read More

Clean Cars 2030 Coalition Rally

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 12 P.M. Co-hosted by Earth Ministry/Washington Interfaith Power & Light Saint Mark’s is honored to host a Clean Cars 2030 Coalition rally sponsored by Coltura on Saturday, August 14 at 12 p.m. There will be music, art, food, speakers, and an EV parade and car show at this family-friendly outdoor event. Anyone who has an electric car is welcome to hop in the parade and you can meet in the parking lot at 10:30 a.m. to decorate. … Read More

Baptisms on August 8, Feast of the Transfiguration

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Join the community of Saint Mark’s in blessing and welcoming several new members of the Body of Christ when they are baptized on Sunday morning, August 8. This year, we will observe the Feast of the Transfiguration and have a special baptismal feast day to accommodate those whose baptisms were delayed by COVID. This is in addition to the four baptismal feast days designated by the Book of Common Prayer: Easter Vigil, Pentecost, All Saint’s Day, and the Baptism of … Read More

August 1, 2021 | The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

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August 1, 2021 | The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost  Service Leaflet LEAFLETS The Service Leaflet contains all you need to fully participate in each liturgy from home. COFFEE HOUR Virtual Coffee Hour: Immediately following the Sunday morning service, everyone is welcome to gather in a Virtual Coffee Hour over Zoom. Join using this link. 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 … Read More

Sunday Evening Community Labyrinth Walk

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SUNDAYS, STARTING AUGUST 1, 7–9 P.M., on the outdoor labyrinth in front of the cathedral The outdoor labyrinth has been a treasured resource for many in the cathedral community and the broader neighborhood, more than ever during the closure of the cathedral building. Now, while the evenings are long and warm, the organizers of Saint Mark’s Labyrinth Ministry invite everyone to an informal community labyrinth gathering on Sunday nights. Drop by any time between 7 and 9 p.m. Ministry members … Read More

Following Jesus to a New Counter-Cultural, Post-Pandemic Normal

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SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 2022, 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. A Saturday gathering led by Bishop Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows The year 2022 is already being called “the year of all things,” as the world attempts to catch up on two years of pandemic postponements. But Jesus, ever attentive to the present moment, calls us to liberation from the tyranny of being overcommitted and offers us the invitation to rest, heal, and be well. This workshop will explore the resources of our faith tradition for … Read More

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