ACOLYTES. Acolytes carry the cross and torches in processions, marking significant symbols and moments in our worship. Open to children and adults at the 9 & 11 a.m. services.
CONTACT: 9 a.m.: Peter McClung, 215.313.1209; 11 a.m.: Ray Miller, 206.322.4376
ALTAR GUILD. Altar guild members help prepare the community’s Eucharistic meal by setting up bread, wine, vessels, linens, and the altar table, assisting the presiding team during the service and caring for the vessels and linens following the service. Altar Guild members serve at the 8, 9 & 11 a.m. services.
CONTACT: Walter Stuteville, 206.632.4258
BREAD BAKERS GUILD. A community of people that gather once a month to bake the bread for all of our Eucharistic services. Open to all ages. CONTACT: René Marceau, 206.453.3778
CHALICE BEARERS. Chalice bearers offer the hospitality of God’s Table as they serve the wine during communion. Chalice bearers serve at 8, 9 & 11 a.m. Open to those 16 years or older.
CONTACT: The Rev. Canon Nancy Ross, 206.323.0300, ext. 255
COMPLINE GREETERS. People of the Saint Mark's community are needed to welcome people to Compline services on Sunday evenings. Compline is the first entry for many members of our community. An ideal opportunity for couples to serve together!
CONTACT: Ray Miller, 206.322.4376
Consecrated bread and wine are entrusted to lay Eucharistic visitors to be shared with sick or shut-in members of the community. Let us know if you would like Communion brought to you by leaving a message at 206.755.2076. To become trained as an EV, email Kevin.
CONTACT: Kevin Johnson
EVENING PRAYER (DAILY OFFICE)
Lay readers from Seattle-area congregations including the Cathedral lead services of daily prayer following the “The Daily Office” tradition of The Book of Common Prayer every weekday evening at 6:30 pm.
CONTACT: Sue Tait, 206.325.4200 x 2043
Arranging the flowers in our worship spaces is the work of volunteers who offer their talents to the flower ministry. Each week our ministers come to the cathedral to work with the flowers and greens that will become their creative response to the Creator’s gifts.
CONTACT: Kit Herrod
We're here to say 'hello' and 'welcome' to newcomers, long timers and all who come through our doors on Sunday mornings before and after services. Teams serve once a month at one Sunday morning service.
CONTACT: John Selberg, 206.723.5315
Intercessors lead the assembly’s prayers at all three services on Sundays and at other liturgies. Open to teenagers and adults.
CONTACT: Olivier Santos
Reading the lessons from scripture, lectors proclaim God’s word in our liturgies. Open to children and adults at all three services.
CONTACT: Olivier Santos
We staff the Welcome Table near the coffee urns after the 9:00 and 11:00 liturgies on Sunday. At the Welcome Table we offer information about what is going on at the Cathedral, sign-ups for activities and a friendly face to ask a question.
CONTACT: Deacon Earl Grout
Ushers, working in teams, welcome, guide, and inform members of the congregation during Sunday and special services. Open to children
and adults at 9 & 11 a.m. services.
CONTACT: 9 a.m.: Don Sutkus and 11 a.m.: Michael Seewer
Vergers escort the choir in the opening procession, escort the gospel procession and escort readers and the intercessor to the ambo. They are also ministers of hospitality as they identify people who need communion brought to them in their pew, greet them, assist visitors and other people unfamiliar with the Cathedral. Open to teenagers and adults.
CONTACT: Michael Seewer