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The Third Sunday after the Epiphany, 2023

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The Third Sunday after the Epiphany 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 First Tuesday Centering Prayer and Dinner

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BEGINS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 6 P.M., in Leffler House Come share a meal with us and practice sacred stillness with the wider cathedral community. On the first Tuesday of each month, join members of the 20s/30s group for a potluck dinner at 6pm in Leffler House. We will then join the Centering Prayer group from 7–8 p.m. No prior experience with Centering Prayer or meditation is required. Dinner will be a simple potluck—please bring a dish to share, but no … Read More

The Art of Pilgrimage: A Workshop on Sacred Journey

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Please click on the image below to enlarge. SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2023, 9:30 A.M.–3:30 P.M. (note change in time), in person in Bloedel Hall and online via Zoom; registration required for either option Facilitated by Phil Cousineau A pilgrimage is a spiritually transformative journey to a sacred place. This workshop will focus on seven spiritual practices intended to augment your travels, whether sacred or secular. Each practice is designed to help the traveler be present in the moment, to experience … Read More

Queer Theology Workshop with Hugo Alas

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2023, 9-11 A.M., online via Zoom (register below or here for Zoom link) In this workshop, we will understand what queer theology is, analyze the relationship between theology, sexuality, gender and sexual orientation, and critique the assumptions institutional religions have about gender and sexuality.” About the Facilitator: Hugo Alas is a member of the Ministry of Sexual Diversity of the Anglican Episcopal Church of El Salvador with advanced studies in Global Queer Theologies from the Higher Institute … Read More

Compline on the Second Sunday after the Epiphany, 2023

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Compline for the Second Sunday after the Epiphany | January 15, 2023  Order of Service  |  Each week’s repertoire is posted here The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2023/01/15/compline-2023-the-second-sunday-after-the-epiphany/ January 15, 2023 • The Second Sunday after the Epiphany ORISON (H 538): God of mercy, God of grace (Tune: LUCERNA LAUDONIAE) – David Evans (1874-1948) PSALM 40:1-12 – Plainsong, Tone II.1 HYMN: Jesus, priceless treasure (Tune: JESU, MEINE FREUDE) – Johann Cruger (1598-1662), alt., and Johann Sebastian … Read More

The Second Sunday after the Epiphany, 2023

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The Second Sunday after the Epiphany 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.

Concert for the Human Family

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SATURDAY, MARCH 4, 7:30 P.M., cathedral nave. Reserve tickets here ($20–35). Co-sponsored by Abbey Arts, Saint Mark’s Cathedral, and the Office of the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. “What movement could begin, what conversation could take the stage, if everything else got out of the way? This Concert for the Human Family event is an inspiring collaborative between award-winning musicians and church leaders who believe in the power of music and storytelling to foster Beloved Community. Experience genre-bending original music that … Read More

Notice of Intent to Amend Bylaws at the 2023 Annual Meeting

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The Annual Parish Meeting will be held on Sunday February 5, 2023 at 12:30 p.m.  As in past years, we will vote to elect new members to the Vestry and delegates and alternates to Diocesean Convention. In addition, there will be a vote to approve the Second Restated Bylaws. In 2022, the Washington legislature revised the Non-Profit Corporations Act (RCW 24.03A) which applies to St. Mark’s. The Vestry undertook to revise the St.Mark’s Bylaws to comply with the new statute. … Read More

Afghan Refugees Arrive in Seattle—Ways to Help

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UPDATE 1/19/23: The Saint Mark’s community responded with overwhelming generosity to the request for household items for the Popal family (note corrected spelling). All the requests for specific items, from baby socks to a laptop, have now been fulfilled. Sajad, Fareda, Mustafa, and Oswa will be living on the cathedral property for some time, so there will be more opportunities to help in the future. Welcome Popal Family! Late on the evening of December 28, the Popal family arrived at … Read More

New 40s/50s Ministry Launch: Let’s Do Bruch

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SUNDAY, JANUARY 29, 12:15 P.M., Leffler House Have you “aged out” of the 20s/30s group, or are you 40+ and desire fellowship and friendship centered around opportunities for fellowship and shared prayer? A new ministry for folks in their 40s and 50s is forming. Gather for brunch on Sunday, January 29, served in Leffler Living Room, starting after the 11 a.m. liturgy ends. (Leffler Living Room is on the south side of the Cathedral Campus, just across the parking lot). Curate … Read More

Sermon and Forum with The Rev. Canon Carla Robinson

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SERMON: SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, at the 9 and 11 a.m. services “FRIENDS TALKING” FORUM: 10:10–10:50 A.M., Bloedel Hall Saint Mark’s is honored to welcome (back) The Rev. Canon Carla Robinson, Canon for Multicultural Ministries & Community Transformation of the Diocese of Olympia, as guest preacher on January 15, the weekend of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Carla served as a Lutheran pastor for 13 years before coming to the Episcopal Church. After being received into this communion in 2001, she … Read More

Funeral Liturgy for Paul Balmforth

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Funeral Liturgy for Paul Balmforth 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 for The Baptism of Our Lord, 2023

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Compline for the Baptism of Our Lord | January 8, 2023  Order of Service  |  Each week’s repertoire is posted here The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2023/01/07/compline-2023-the-first-sunday-after-the-epiphany/ January 8, 2023 • The First Sunday after the Epiphany: The Baptism of Jesus ORISON (see HYMNS): ‘I come,’ the great Redeemer cries (Tune: THIS ENDRIS NYGHT) – English melody; harm. Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) and Martin Fallas Shaw (1875-1958) PSALM 29 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN 121: … Read More

First Sunday after Epiphany—The Baptism of Our Lord, 2023

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First Sunday after Epiphany—The Baptism of Our Lord 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 Pageant of the Nativity on the Feast of the Epiphany, 2023

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The Pageant of the Nativity | Friday, January 6, 7 p.m.  Service Leaflet Saint Mark’s Seattle’s unique Nativity Pageant was originally scheduled for December 20, 2022, but was rescheduled to January 6 due to inclement weather. Learn more about the pageant 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 … Read More

Compline on the Feast of the Holy Name, 2023

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Compline on the Feast of the Holy Name | January 1, 2023  Order of Service in Christmastide  |  Each week’s repertoire is posted here Happy New Year! The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2023/01/01/compline-2023-the-holy-name/ January 1, 2023 • THE HOLY NAME PROCESSIONAL: Gloria in excelsis Deo – Plainchant, adapt. Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALM 8 – Plainsong, Tone V.2 HYMN: Ring out, wild bells (Tune: DEUS TUORUM MILITUM) – from Grenoble Antiphoner, 1753; arr. Gregory Bloch … Read More

Choral Evensong on the Feast of the Holy Name | January 1, 2023 | Saint Marks Cathedral

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Choral Evensong on The Feast of the Holy Name of our Lord Jesus Christ 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 Feast of the Holy Name of our Lord Jesus Christ, 2023

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The Feast of the Holy Name of our Lord Jesus Christ 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.

Funeral Liturgy for Hyde Tennis

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Funeral Liturgy for Hyde Tennis | Friday, December 30, 2022, 2 p.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.

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

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SESSION 1: SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4, 5:30–7 P.M. SESSION 2: SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 7:30–9 P.M., Leffler House (Note new time) 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 Compline together. … Read More

Addiction and Love: Reclaiming Our True Identity

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UPDATE: Due to an oversight, this presentation was inadvertently not recorded. We apologize for the inconvenience. 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 … Read More

2022 New Year’s Eve Labyrinth Walk and Midnight Eucharist

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LABYRINTH WALK SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 6 P.M. to MIDNIGHT. Midnight Eucharist at the center of the labyrinth, observing the Feast of the Holy Name. Since 1999, Seattle’s most peaceful New Year’s tradition. As the old year passes and a new one begins, take time in the quiet, candle-lit space of the cathedral nave to pause, look inward, and experience a large indoor labyrinth laid out in the nave. Invitations to other contemplative practices will be offered, and musical accompaniment will … Read More

Compline for Christmas Day, 2022

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Compline on the Feast of the Nativity | December 25, 2022  Order of Service in Christmastide  |  Each week’s repertoire is posted here Merry Christmas! The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2022/12/25/compline-2022-christmas-day/ December 25, 2022 • CHRISTMAS DAY PROCESSIONAL: Hodie Christus natus est – Plainsong, Mode I, arr. Jason Anderson PSALM 98 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: What child is this? (Tune: GREENSLEEVES) – English mel.; harm. Christmas Carols New and Old, 1871, alt. NUNC … Read More

Christmas Day 10 a.m., 2022

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December 25, 10 a.m. | Christmas Day  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.

Christmas Eve 11 p.m. (Midnight Mass), 2022

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December 24, 11 p.m. | Christmas Eve Eucharist (“Midnight Mass”)  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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