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The Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, 2022

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The Twelfth Sunday After Pentecost | August 21, 2022, 11 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 Holy Land: What’s Next?

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A Conversation Among Faith Leaders Witnessing to Peace and Justice in Israel-Palestine SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1–4 P.M., in person in Bloedel Hall or online via Zoom. Free, but registration required for either option. The Mideast Focus Ministry of Saint Mark’s Cathedral, the Bishop’s Committee for Justice & Peace in the Holy Land, and Kairos Puget Sound Coalition present this symposium, which brings together prominent voices from different religious backgrounds to ask where the struggle to achieve justice and peace in … Read More

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

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NOTE: This presentation had been postponed from its original date and will instead be offered DECEMBER 7 & 14, 2022. 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). 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 … Read More

Radix 8: Creation, Community, and Connection

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO The Return of The Radix Project OPENING PLENARY: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2022, 6:30–8 P.M., online via Zoom ONLY (Note: This presentation will NOT be offered in person in Bloedel, as previously announced.) The Radix Project is an opportunity to gather in small groups, share their stories, reflect on Holy Scripture and sacred art, and pray for one another with intention. The project was created to provide a way to connect in a setting that fosters trust, so that … Read More

Compline on the 11th Sunday after Pentecost, 2022

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The Office of Compline the 11th Sunday after Pentecost | August 21, 2022  The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2022/08/21/compline-2022-the-eleventh-sunday-after-pentecost/ August 21, 2022 • The 11th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 16C) ORISON: Christe, qui lux es et dies – Plainsong, arr. Kevin Seigfried (b 1969) PSALM 103 – Plainsong, Tone VIII.5 HYMN: Te lucis ante terminum NUNC DIMITTIS – Two-part setting with handbell – Richard Proulx (1937–2021) ANTHEM: O bone Jesu – Claudio Monteverdi Jeremy Matheis, … Read More

Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost, 2022

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The Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost | August 21, 2022, 11 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.

Two Important Ministry Surveys

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The Needs and Hopes of Families with Children and What Happens After the 20s/30s Group? The Children and Families Committee has a survey for parents, grandparents, and caregivers about faith formation and community building for kids and their adults. We’d love to learn what you are hoping for! Find the survey here: https://forms.office.com/r/se0nRia2RH What might be next for those who are moving on from the 20s/30s Group at Saint Mark’s? The cathedral leadership is eager to hear what you need … Read More

Conversations About Gratitude

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This year’s annual Stewardship campaign will occur in October as usual, but as a “prelude” to Stewardship season the members of the Stewardship Committee, led by Junior Warden for Stewardship Chris Rigos, invite all to participate in a five-week conversation about gratitude. Each week, a broad question to stimulate mindfulness of and reflection on gratitude will be posted. In his letter to the Thessalonians, Paul writes: “In everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus … Read More

Blessing of Backpacks, Community Picnic, and Dessert Dash

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 6–7:30 P.M. All are welcome to a back-to-school gathering on Friday evening, September 3—to reconnect in person, have some fun together, and celebrate the amazing kids of our community. Bring a blanket and your own picnic dinner. The cathedral will provide fresh fruit, chips, and water/lemonade for everyone along with a variety of fun activities. There will also be a Lunchbox Dessert Dash (featuring cookies, cupcakes, brownies, and bars) to benefit the Seattle Service Corps and the … Read More

Easing COVID-19 Requirements at Saint Mark’s—August 17, 2022

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A MESSAGE FROM DEAN THOMASON AUGUST 17, 2022 Dear friends, As you may have seen in the news in recent days, the CDC has promulgated new guidelines related to COVID precautions and interventions. More importantly for us locally, King County public health officials have observed a dramatic decrease in infection rates and have reduced the risk level to LOW. That change, along with the trending infection rate of less than 200 new cases daily per 100,000 population, means that Saint … Read More

Sharing Meals with Tent City 3

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SUNDAY EVENINGS, JUNE 19 through SEPTEMBER 4, 2:30–6:30 P.M., Bloedel Hall. Volunteer Appreciation Dinner: Sunday, September 11. Tent City 3 arrives in the cathedral parking lot June 4, and the cathedral’s TC3 meals team has been coordinating the details of their stay. The residents have decided that they would like to share Sunday dinners with us indoors in Bloedel Hall! We are thrilled to have the opportunity to sit down and share dinner with them. At this time all the … Read More

Compline on the Eve of the Feast of Saint Mary the Virgin, 2022

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The Office of Compline the Eve of the Feast of Saint Mary the Virgin | August 14, 2022  The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2022/08/14/compline-2022-the-eve-of-saint-mary-the-virgin/ August 14, 2022 • THE EVE OF SAINT MARY THE VIRGIN ORISON: Virgin-born, we bow before thee – Claude Goudimel (c. 1514–1572) PSALM 34:1-9 – Plainsong, Tone V.2 HYMN 278: Sing we of the blessed Mother (Tune: RUSTINGTON) – Charles Hubert Hastings Parry (1848–918) NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainchant, Mode 6 ANTHEM: … Read More

The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, 2022

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The Tenth Sunday After Pentecost | August 14, 2022, 11 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.

20s/30s Mariners Game Outing

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 6:40 P.M. Join a group for Friday night baseball as the Seattle Mariners play the Atlanta Braves. More details to come. Ticket price: $10. For more information, or to reserve your ticket, email Emily: emcmeeks@gmail.com UPDATE: The group had a fantastic time, even though the Mariners lost. See a photo below! 

20s/30s Heart of the Table

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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 5–8 P.M. Gather around the table at Nurturing Roots for an evening of conversation, food and liturgy with other young adults. Located in Beacon Hill, Nurturing Roots is an urban farm committed to community, self-sufficiency, food empowerment, social justice and education. Tickets are $10 with 100% of sales going to benefit Nurturing Root programming. Register here (https://heartofthetable.eventbrite.com/). For questions or more information, email Emily: emcmeeks@gmail.com

Compline on the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, 2022

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The Office of Compline on the Ninth Sunday after Pentecost | August 7, 2022  The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2022/08/06/compline-2022-the-ninth-sunday-after-pentecost/ August 7, 2022 • The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 14C) ORISON: O Gracious Light – Bruce E. Ford (b. 1947) PSALM 91 – Plainsong, Tone VI HYMN : To you before the close of day (Tune: TE LUCIS) – Sarum Plainsong, mode 8 NUNC DIMITTIS – Plainsong, Tone III.6 ANTHEM: Where true charity and … Read More

The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost, 2022

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The Ninth Sunday After Pentecost | August 7, 2022, 11 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.

Compline on the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, 2022

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The Office of Compline on the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost | July 31, 2022  The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2022/07/31/compline-2022-the-eighth-sunday-after-pentecost/ July 31, 2022 • The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 13C) ORISON: Round me falls the night – melody by A. Drese (1620-1701); verse 1 harm. S.S. Wesley (1824-1899); verse 2 harm. Henry Ley (1887-1962); verse 3 harm. J. S. Bach (1685-1750) PSALM 4 – Plainsong, Tone IV.1 HYMN 617: Eternal Ruler of the ceaseless … Read More

The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost, 2022

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The Eighth 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.

Treasures of the Cathedral: The Thomsen Chapel Processional Cross

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by Gregory Bloch, Director of Communications The Thomsen Chapel processional cross is one of the most liturgical adornments in the collection of Saint Mark’s Cathedral, but unless you attend the  a.m. service, you may never have seen it. It has always been clear just by looking that the cross is a precious object. However, after a recent restoration, repair, and cleaning, it now gleams and sparkles in a way that it has not for many decades. We know an unusual … Read More

Saint Mark’s Community Meal Delivery

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Would you like to be part of a new endeavor to provide and/or deliver meals to parishioners with a new baby or who are recovering from illness or surgery? Canon Wendy Claire Barrie is gathering names and contact information from folks who are willing, and she will then let you know specifics (who, what, where) when the need arises. We have two families with new babies right now who would be the first to benefit from this coordinated effort! A … Read More

Service Corps Welcome Wagon

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Join the Service Corps Welcome Wagon! The 2022–23 Seattle Service Corps cohort arrives Saturday, August 27, and help is needed to make them feel welcomed and at home. If you would like to help next month as we put the finishing touches on their living space at Leffler House, or if you would like to be part of providing some homey hospitality throughout the year, especially around the holidays, please email Canon Barrie: wbarrie@saintmarks.org Pantry Pouding The members of each … Read More

Mary Magdalene: A Tower of Lineage—A Saturday Gathering with The Rev. Dr. Hillary Raining

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2022, 9:30 A.M.–2:30 P.M., in person in Bloedel Hall or online via Zoom A Saturday gathering led by The Rev. Dr. Hillary Raining Mary Magdalene has rightly been called “the Apostle to the Apostles” because of her important witness to the life, ministry, and resurrection of Jesus. However, few people today truly understand the sheer magnitude of her contribution to the Jesus movement itself. Recent scholarship counts her as one of the shapers of … Read More

20s/30s Explore Bainbridge Day

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UPDATED WITH PHOTOS SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 10 A.M.–3 P.M. Let’s take a day trip to Bainbridge! We will take a tour of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church with a break for coffee and conversation. Next, we’ll visit the Japanese Exclusion Memorial to reflect and remember those forced to leave their home for internment camps. We’ll enjoy lunch at the home of John Simmons and Scott Hulet with the option for exploring a trail to the Halls Hill labyrinth, Blakely Harbor, and … Read More

The Women’s Compline Choir on the 7th Sunday after Pentecost 2022

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The Women’s Compline Choir on the Seventh Sunday after Pentecost | July 24, 2022  Compline on July 17 and July 24 will be sung by the Women’s Compline Choir, directed by Rebekah Gilmore. The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2022/07/24/compline-2022-the-seventh-sunday-after-pentecost/ July 24, 2022 • The 7th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 12C) ORISON: Lumen – Abbie Betinis PSALM 122 – Peter R. Hallock, ed. Jason Anderson HYMN: Now the day is over – Joseph Barnby, adapt. Greg … Read More

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