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Members of the cathedral community (wherever they may be) are encouraged to join the private Facebook group Saint Mark's Cathedral Community Life during the Closure. In this group members can connect and share in a more informal way. For those who do not use Facebook, content from the group will be posted on this page regularly.


Introduction to Sunday’s Hymns, October 25, 2020
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On Thursday, October 8, Associate Organist John Stuntebeck introduced the hymns that will be sung at the 11 a.m. morning liturgy on October 25, 2020, the Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost. This introduction was presented live on Facebook. The hymns discussed are: Immortal, Invisible, God only wise  [Hymn #423] What does … Read More

Stewardship Reflection and Community Discussion
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Each Tuesday during Stewardship Season, October 4–November 8, a member of the Stewardship Ministry is posting a brief reflection and invitation to discussion in the Saint Mark’s Community Life closed Facebook group. If you do not use Facebook, here is the reflection from October 20, posted by Vestry member and … Read More

United for Good: An Interfaith Election Contemplative Prayer Vigil Co-Sponsored by Saint Mark’s
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Click on the flyer image below to enlarge. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2020,  6:30 P.M., watch live here or on the Saint Mark’s livestream page This event is co-sponsored by Saint Mark’s, St. James Catholic Cathedral, Temple de Hirsch Sinai, First African Methodist Episcopal, and the Church Council of Greater Seattle … Read More

Post-Election Book Discussion: Love Is the Way: Holding on to Hope in Troubling Times
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MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 7–8:00 P.M. Post-Election Book Discussion: Love Is the Way: Holding on to Hope in Troubling Times – Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s New Book! Let’s gather after the election and talk about hope for the future in a real, Jesus-centered way! As the descendant of slaves and the … Read More

Voting, Politics, and the Church: A Message from Dean Thomason
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Thursday, October 15, 2020 Dear friends, This Friday, October 16th, marks the opening day in this state for early voting in the November 3rd general election. As I consider my own ballot, I find myself prayerfully mindful of the right and privilege I have as a voting citizen in this … Read More

Mirabai Starr Returns to Saint Mark’s
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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5, 9:30-11:30 A.M., via Zoom (no fee; registration required) Hosted by Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral. Luminous Night: A Spirituality of Loss, Grief, and Hope Renowned interspiritual teacher Mirabai Starr returns to Saint Mark’s on December 5 to offer a virtual workshop on loss, grief, and hope.  She will … Read More

Virtual Coffee Hour, Every Sunday via Zoom
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On Sundays immediately following the morning worship service, let’s join together for a Virtual Coffee Hour via Zoom. Take some time to connect, catch up, reflect, and just see each other’s faces! Thanks to Peter McClung for hosting this much-needed opportunity. The link was recently emailed to the Saint Mark’s … Read More

Tent City 3 at Saint Mark’s: A Report from Summer 2020
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Click the image below to see a pdf of this report as it appeared in the Fall 2020 issue of The Rubric.  Links Homeless Ministries at Saint Mark’s Justice Ministries at Saint Mark’s The following report was published in the Fall 2020 issue of The Rubric. Ministry report by The … Read More

Virtual Choir Anthem Collection
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In the Stewardship video below, Heather and Peter briefly reflect on their history at Saint Mark’s, and then explain how the Saint Mark’s virtual choir offerings came about. Like many choral and instrumental ensemble around the world whose normal activities have been suspended due to the pandemic, the choirs of … Read More

Stewardship Videos
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This year’s stewardship campaign will feature videos from a number of community members, including brief messages included in Sunday morning worship, and longer videos and reflections send out via email and shared on social media. Check back on this page—more videos will be added here as they are released in … Read More

Noel House Ministry Update
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Links Homeless Ministries at Saint Mark’s Justice Ministries at Saint Mark’s Our Noel House guests have found a new home! The women who formerly slept on the floor of Bloedel Hall now have a permanent home in the Central area of Seattle. The building is a former day care center … Read More

Stewardship Season Begins
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OCTOBER 4 (LAUNCH) THROUGH NOVEMBER 8 (INGATHERING) Join a community Facebook discussion: THIS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2020, 5:30 P.M. in the Community Facebook Group (highlights will be posted later in the week on the Cathedral website) To the greater Seattle community, Saint Mark’s Cathedral provides a welcoming place to come in joyous … Read More

The Radix Project Returns, Fall 2020!
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OPENING PLENARY VIDEO NOW AVAILBLE. GROUPS MEET: ONCE A WEEK FOR SIX WEEKS, BEGINNING OCTOBER 7 In January of 2020 the cathedral launched The Radix Project: Small Groups/Deep Roots. Over 150 people met together weekly for 6 weeks to study scripture, share stories, and pray for one another. Then, when … Read More

The Wisdom School 2020–21 Season Announcement
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See the complete 2020–21 Season Schedule here.  Earlier this week, an email was sent to the community announcing the upcoming season of The Wisdom School, now entering its fifth year. The complete schedule may now be seen at saintmarks.org/wisdom, and the full season brochure can be downloaded as a pdf. The earliest special … Read More

Special Parish Meeting – Exploring Potential Uses of the St. Nicholas Building
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UPDATED! SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 7 P.M., via Zoom On September 2, Dean Thomason sent an email to the cathedral community announcing that the Vestry has recently engaged a development consultant to assist us in exploring potential uses of the St. Nicholas building with a goal of advancing the cathedral’s mission … Read More

“Wonder in Creation”: Two Wednesday Forums
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TWO WEDNESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 16 & 23, 7–8:30 P.M., via Zoom Wonder in Creation: A Two-Week Series of Spiritual Practices in Creation How do you experience God in everyday life? How might your daily living itself be and become a spiritual practice? The Creation Care and Faith Formation ministries will jointly host a … Read More

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