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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.

 

DEEPER DIVE: A New Series, Third Sunday of the Month
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DEEPER DIVE A New Saint Mark’s program exploring the Church, faith, and spirituality THIRD SUNDAY OF THE MONTH VIA ZOOM: APRIL 18, MAY 16, JUNE 20, 12:30–2 P.M. Mark your calendars and join Cathedral clergy via Zoom for a DEEPER DIVE into the ways the Episcopal Church worships, the way we practice and grow in faith, and the ways we experience and evolve in Spirit – with time for learning, questions, and discussion together MAY 16: The Breath of God … Read More

Updated Music Series Concert: All-Bach on the Flentrop Organ
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Hannah Byun, Wyatt Smith, and Susanna Valleau, organists FRIDAY, MAY 14, 2021, 7:30 P.M. For the second year in a row, COVID will prevent Alex Weimann from traveling across the Canadian border from his home in Vancouver to come and play the Flentrop. As a result, Alex Weimann’s All-Bach performance is now postponed to May 13, 2022 – a performance we will all greatly anticipate. This year, three of Seattle’s finest young organists will take turns performing in this annual … Read More

Spirited Women Present: Progressive Psalm Writing Together
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Participate NOW to share at a gathering on SUNDAY, JUNE 13, 1–2:30, via Zoom The Spirited Women’s next women’s gathering is focused on writing and exploring a created psalm together. The practice is writing a “Progressive Psalm,” where each woman will write one verse (two lines) of a psalm of Praise/Gratitude prior to the gathering on June 13, and submit her verse to be put together with others’ to create a modern and personal psalm unique to Spirited Women. At … Read More

Youth Watch Party: 2040
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Youth Watch Party: 2040 SUNDAY, MAY 16, 7 – 9 P.M., via Zoom. How old will you be in 2040? What will this world look like for you then? Youth, let’s watch this entertaining and engaging documentary together and talk about it. We are God’s hands in this world. How will we respond with hope to the climate crisis? Check out this YouTube trailer, and then email Rebekah Gilmore to receive the Zoom link to watch!

COVID Vaccine Clinic in the Cathedral Nave (or Parking Lot)
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Come yourself or spread the word! At some appointments, your vaccine will be accompanied by live music on the Flentrop organ. Saint Mark’s is thrilled to be opening our doors to host a series of COVID-19 vaccine clinics in the sacred space of the cathedral nave, beginning this Thursday, April 29! This clinic is offered in partnership with 6M Geriatrics and Hospital Medicine, a clinic located on First Hill. At this time, the vaccine clinic will be in the cathedral … Read More

Liturgical Ministers Training, Eastertide 2021
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SATURDAY, MAY 8, 9 A.M. – 12 P.M., via Zoom  Interested in Liturgical Ministries? Liturgical Ministries include those ministries that are active in worship on Sundays and through the week, including lectors, altar guild, hospitality ministers, acolytes, etc. (Learn more here.) Dean Thomason and Cathedral Sacristan Michael Seewer will host a Liturgical Ministers Training on Saturday, May 9 via Zoom. All current and aspiring liturgical ministers are invited to attend. Registration is required, and you will receive the Zoom link … Read More

20s/30s Yoga in the Park
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MONDAY, MAY 10, 6 P.M. Gasworks Park    Bend and flow at Gasworks Park with a “transition” themed practice and meditation led by Ruth Sonawane. At 7 p.m., we will call into Night Prayer together. All levels welcome. Bring your mask and your mat. Email Kate for meet up details: katecausey@gmail.com

Dismantling Racism Training from Absalom Jones Center (UPDATED)
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 6:30 P.M., via Zoom UPDATE: Follow-up Conversation to Absalom Jones Center “Dismantling Racism” Training If you participated in a session of the day-long Absalom Jones Center’s “Dismantling Racism” program, come join in a follow-up conversation via Zoom with your fellow Saint Markians. Dean Thomason, Canon Daugherty, and Canon Ross have all taken the training and look forward to talking with others who participated at any point these past three months, to share about our thoughts, feelings, and … Read More

Cathedral Survey on Community Life and Formation
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A Message from Dean Thomason Dear Friends, As we emerge from the pandemic, the ways we form community and encourage one another in the spiritual journey presents challenges and opportunities. Your input is important as we plot a course together, as the cathedral community, in all the ways that takes shape. I am writing to you today to ask you to complete a 10 minute survey that asks several questions about the ways we gather, the ways we learn and … Read More

Quarantine Quire Camps, 2021
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SENIOR CHORISTER CAMP REGISTER: Senior Chorister Camp registration here. AGES: rising 3rd grade–8th grade CAMP DATES: July 11-14, 2021 Sunday, July 11, 3–4:30 p.m.: Camp kickoff (masked/distanced at the cathedral) Monday, July 12–Wednesday, July 14, 10–11:40 a.m. daily: Camp via Zoom Wednesday, July 14, 4:30 p.m.: Final Zoom Choral Evensong TUITION: No tuition fees will be charged for camp 2021.   SCHOLA HIGH SCHOOL CAMP REGISTER: Schola Camp registration here. AGES: rising 9th-12th grade, and younger newly changed-voice tenors/basses CAMP DATES: August 2-6, 2021 7–8:30 p.m. … Read More

One Service for Turtle Island: A Liturgy for the Diocese of Olympia
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One Service for Turtle Island: A Liturgy for the Diocese of Olympia SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 11 A.M. 10:00 A.M. – Musical Prelude 11:00 A.M. – Liturgy Begins 12:30 A.M. – Town Hall Connect here. In the cosmology of North and South American peoples, Turtle Island is the geographic region covering Canada, United States, Central America, and South America. Join together online Sunday, April 25, at 11:00am to worship Jesus with Episcopalians from all over the Diocese of Olympia led by … Read More

UPDATED! Jesus and the Disinherited—Community Lenten Book Study
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Canon Walter Brownridge leads Q&A and concluding reflections  SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 12:30-2 P.M., via Zoom. Register at this link.    Introductory presentation by Canon Brownridge occurred SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1-2 P.M., via Zoom. See video below.  Community discussion with small breakout groups occurred WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 6:30-8 P.M. Gather via Zoom on February 28 at 1 p.m. with Saint Mark’s Theologian-in-Residence, The Rev. Canon Walter Brownridge, for an introduction to acclaimed African-American religious leader and theologian Howard Thurman’s legacy (watch here … Read More

Radix 5: Spring 2021—New Groups Now Forming
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Update: a video of the opening plenary plenary is now available. OPENING PLENARY: SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 7 P.M. via Zoom.  New Radix Small Groups forming in April—All are welcome to register! The theme for this six-week series is Centering Women’s Voices, and draws on the inspiring stories of six women from Scripture as they speak their wisdom into our lives today. OPENING PLENARY: SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 7 P.M. via Zoom.  GROUPS MEET: STARTING THE WEEK OF APRIL26. Sign up using this … Read More

Sacred Ground: Cultivating Connections Between Our Food, Faith and Climate
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UPDATE: a video of this event is now available here or below. Click here to download a pdf of resources and references related to this event., and here for a list of recipes shared by panelists.  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 7–8:30 p.m. (program) and 8:30–9 p.m. (optional after chat), via Zoom  How can our food choices reflect our deepest values and beliefs?  Join Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral for a virtual community discussion on food justice via Zoom. Sacred Ground will explore … Read More

Altar of Repose: Night Watch via Livestream
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As we did last for the first time last year, the Night Watch at the Altar of Repose will once again be offered via livestream. (There will be no in-person attendance.) This virtual Night Watch begins on the usual livestream page as soon as the Maundy Thursday liturgy concludes, and continues until sunrise on Good Friday. As Jesus asked his disciples in the garden of Gethsemane, “Could you not stay awake with me one hour?” all are invited to spend … Read More

Vaccination Navigators for Cathedral Community Members
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Many people in the Saint Mark’s community are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, and the improving availability of the vaccines offers hope that everyone who wishes to be vaccinated soon can be. Securing an appointment, however, can sometimes be complicated and frustrating. If you are eligible but are having difficulty with the sign-up process, parishioners Beatrix and Greg Hamm have offered to help folks navigate the system to get an appointment. If you would like to seek their help, please send an … Read More

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