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Compline on the 25th Sunday after Pentecost, 2023

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Compline on the Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost | November 19, 2023  Order of Service | Each week’s repertoire is posted here The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2023/11/19/compline-2023-the-twenty-fifth-sunday-after-pentecost/ November 19, 2023 • The 25th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 28A) Hilda, Abbess of Whitby, 680 ORISON: Bring us, O Lord God – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) PSALMS 134 & 4 – Peter R. Hallock HYMN: I’ll praise my Maker while I’ve breath (Tune: OLD 113TH) – Melody from … Read More

25th Sunday after Pentecost, 2023

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The Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost | November 19, 2023 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 The Rev. Canon Jerry Shigaki

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Funeral Liturgy for The Rev. Canon Jerry Shigaki | Saturday, November 18, 2023, 1 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.

Alternative Gift Market, 2023

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3, following the 9 and 11 a.m. services, in person only in Bloedel Hall. Bring, Buy, Enjoy! We hope everyone will consider being a part of this year’s Alternative Gift Market. BRING a Christmas gift for one of the local organizations we’re supporting, BUY a Christmas gift for a loved one, ENJOY delicious treats and hot drinks available for purchase. We’re excited for this fun morning of community and connection. Check back often as this page is being … Read More

QuiC Advent Devotional Writing Series—Making Manifest

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Join the Queer in Christ ministry for an Advent devotional writing series using the book Making Manifest: On Faith, Creativity, and the Kingdom at Hand by Dave Harrity. All are invited, you do not have to identify as queer or be a part of the Queer in Christ ministry to join this series! All you need is a desire to write and reflect, and share the experience with others. The book we are using, Making Manifest: On Faith, Creativity, and the Kingdom … Read More

Isaiah, the Prophet of Advent

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THREE WEDNESDAYS: NOVEMBER 29, DECEMBER 6 & 13, 2023, 6:45–8:15 P.M., Presenters on Zoom. Optional community dinner at 6 p.m. ($6/child; $8/adult; $25/max. family).  led by The Rev. Hillary Raining, Ph.D., The Rev. Canon Jennifer King Daugherty, and Canon Wendy Barrie Join former Saint Mark’s Theologian-in-residence, The Rev. Dr. Hillary Raining, for this three-session series centering on the wisdom of the Prophet Isaiah. Each section will focus on an essential and living affirming theme from this book of prophecy. We will … Read More

An Advent Quiet Morning, 2023

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16, 9 A.M. TO NOON, Leffler House UPDATE (12/5): This event is now at capacity. Saint Mark’s annual Advent Quiet Morning will be offered this year on Saturday, December 16. This morning of Spiritual Retreat, in the comfortable Living Room at Leffler House, will include Centering Prayer, a meditative Breathwork session (lead by guest teacher Andrew Ragan), and a Contemplative Eucharist. There will be ample spaciousness for rest in the sacred stillness, for journaling, and for personal prayer. … Read More

The “O” Antiphons Advent Liturgy, 2023

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2023, 7 P.M., in the cathedral nave and livestreamed The annual “O” Antiphons Liturgy is considered by many to be a highlight of the liturgical year at Saint Mark’s. The particular form of this liturgy that we use was invented here, first presented in 1986, and is today used by churches around the world. It is similar to a “Lessons & Carols” service, but rather than presenting a linear narrative from scripture, it is structured around seven … Read More

The Giving Tree 2023

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This year’s Giving Tree will be in the nave beginning on Thanksgiving Day! As we have in years past, the cathedral will be supporting the children and families of Lowell Elementary, Casa Latina, and Mary’s Place. Choose a tag from the tree, buy a gift, and bring it back to Saint Mark’s to be blessed at the altar on Sunday, December 10. (The gifts need to be delivered to Lowell School  before classes end.) You can also order directly from … Read More

Prayer in the Style of Taizé, November 14, 2023

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Prayer in the Style of Taizé | November 14, 2023 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 World is About to Turn

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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2023, 9 AM – 3 PM, Office of the Bishop (D-House) Join in for an exploration of Advent to consider the meaning and relevance of this season in today’s context. Advent is a time of focused preparation and waiting that readies us for a deeper experience of both the birth of Christ and the “Second Advent” or return of Christ. During this holy and often busy season, you are invited to take part in this day of … Read More

Compline on the 24th Sunday after Pentecost

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Compline on the Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost | November 12, 2023  Order of Service | Each week’s repertoire is posted here The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2023/11/12/compline-2023-the-twenty-fourth-sunday-after-pentecost/ November 12, 2023 • The 24th Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 27A) ORISON (H 601): O day of God, draw nigh (Tune: SAINT MICHAEL) – Louis Bourgeois (c. 1510-c. 1561); harm. William Henry Monk (1823-1889) PSALM 70 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN: Rejoice, rejoice, believers and let your lights … Read More

The 24th Sunday after Pentecost, 2023

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The Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost | November 12, 2023 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.

Restorative Justice Council Meeting

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 3-4:30 P.M., on Zoom only The next meeting of Saint Mark’s Restorative Justice Council will be held on Zoom Sunday, November 26, 3-4:30 p.m. Focus areas will include: immigrants/refugees, Duwamish relations, homelessness and hunger ministries, racial justice, and election support/voter registration. All are welcome to join and participate as we plot our course for justice ministries at Saint Mark’s in this new era. Join using this Zoom link.

Welcome Rite

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26, at the 9 and 11 a.m. services Did you join the Saint Mark’s community this year? We’d love to welcome and honor you on Sunday, November 26! At the 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. services there will be a short Welcome Rite, during which we will name all those present who have become part of this cathedral community over this past year. Please reach out to Rev Linzi if you’d like to be included and celebrated in … Read More

Womanist Midrash & Biblical Interpretation with The Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D.

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 9 A.M.–12 P.M., in person in Bloedel Hall and online via Zoom. Registration required for either option. Womanist Biblical scholar and renowned author of A Women’s Lectionary for the Whole Church, The Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D. will lead a seminar on Womanist Midrash, exploring the complexity of scripture and importance of translation as she interprets the Hebrew Biblical tradition of women prophets and leaders. Fee: $65 (for both online and in-person participants). Partial scholarships … Read More

Film Screening: The Philadelphia Eleven

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 6:45–8:15 P.M., in person in Bloedel Hall only. Optional community dinner at 6 p.m. ($6/child; $8/adult; $25/max. family). Optional post-film discussion & dessert 8:15–8:30 p.m. In 1974, a group of 11 women and their supporters organized their ordination to become Episcopal priests in an act of civil disobedience. This story is told in a compelling new documentary The Philadelphia Eleven. The 90-minute documentary film will be screened a the Wednesday evening forum on November 15. This film … Read More

Compline on All Saints’ Sunday, 2023

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Compline for All Saints’ Sunday | November 5, 2023  Order of Service | Each week’s repertoire is posted here The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2023/11/05/compline-2023-all-saints-sunday/ November 5, 2023 • ALL SAINTS’ SUNDAY ORISON (H 526): Let saints on earth in concert sing (Tune: DUNDEE) – melody from The CL Psalmes of David, 1615; harm. Thomas Ravenscroft (c. 1592-c. 1635) PSALM 149 – Peter R. Hallock (1924-2014) HYMN 286: Who are these like stars appearing? (Tune: ZUECH … Read More

Choral Evensong on All Saints’ Sunday, 2023

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Choral Evensong for All Saints’ Sunday | November 5, 2023 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 2023

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All Saints’ Sunday | November 5, 2023 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.

Thanksgiving Day Community Dinner

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 11:45 A.M., Bloedel Hall. Registration requested. DEADLINE: 10 a.m. on Monday, November 20.  Several members of the cathedral community have expressed interest in joining chosen family here at Saint Mark’s for a Thanksgiving Day feast in Bloedel Hall following the service of Holy Eucharist at 10 a.m. All are welcome, and feel free to bring others in your circles to join the fete. Turkeys (and a vegetarian alternative main dish) will be provided; bring a side dish, … Read More

A Visit to Brier Patch Farm

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SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2-4 P.M., at Brier Patch Farm, 22526 Hickory Way, Brier, WA  Tyler Morse and Rebekah Gilmore have extended an invitation to all to visit Brier Patch Farm for a fall gathering and short tour of the farm. Come see how a local, organic farm prepares for winter. We’ll share hot beverages and good conversation, with a focus on how soil and farming are connected to our care for creation. This gathering will be an excellent opportunity for … Read More

Sunday Forum on The Pageant of the Nativity

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UPDATED WITH VIDEO The Pageant of the Nativity at Saint Mark’s: An Inside Look at Its History, Inspiration, and Imagery SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 10:10–10:50 A.M., Bloedel Hall Anyone who has attended the cathedral’s Pageant of the Nativity since 2015 can confirm: this is not your average children’s Christmas pageant! Bejeweled crowns, the creative use of cathedral finery, four choirs with guest instrumentalists, a focus on prayer and Holy Scripture, and even a Royal Hound make this grand liturgy welcoming the … Read More

Saint Mark’s Receives $100,000 Grant from Trinity Church Wall Street

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Final Report of St. Nicholas Exploratory Committee A MESSAGE FROM DEAN THOMASON Saint Mark’s Receives $100,000 Grant from Trinity Church Wall Street to further explore affordable housing on the Cathedral campus Dear Friends, I am pleased to share that Saint Mark’s is the recipient of a $100,000 grant from Trinity Church Wall Street Philanthropies to help fund feasibility and predevelopment costs for further exploring affordable housing on the Cathedral campus. The grant will span a six-month period through April 2024 … Read More

Compline on the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost

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Compline for the Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost | October 29, 2023  Order of Service | Each week’s repertoire is posted here The Order of Service and repertoire may be found at: complineunderground.wordpress.com/2023/10/29/compline-2023-the-twenty-second-sunday-after-pentecost/ October 29, 2023 • The 22nd Sunday after Pentecost (Proper 25A) James Hannington, Bishop, and his Companions, Martyrs, 1885 ORISON: Slowly the rays of daylight fade – M. Searle Wright (1918-2004) PSALM 1 – Jason A. Anderson (b. 1976) HYMN: The eternal gifts of Christ the King (Tune: AETERNA … Read More

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