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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.


Choral Evensong on the Third Sunday of Lent
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Sunday, March 7, 2021, 4:30 p.m. Saint Mark’s will offer Choral Evensong via live stream with the most singers permitted since the COVID lock down began in Seattle almost one year ago to the day. Twelve members of the Evensong Choir, fully masked and at least 9′ apart in all … Read More

Introduction to Sunday’s Hymns: February 21, 2021
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On Thursday, February 18, Canon Michael Kleinschmidt introduced the hymns and some of the service music which will be sung at the morning service of Holy Eucharist this coming Sunday, February 21, 2021, the First Sunday in Lent. The hymns discussed are: “Now let us all with one accord” [Hymn … Read More

The Stations of the Cross at Saint Mark’s
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The cathedral is blessed to be able to display the stunning sculptural interpretation of the traditional fourteen Stations of the Cross by artist Virginia Maksymowicz in the nave once again this year. This beautiful video of the “Way of the Cross” liturgy from the Book of Occasional Services was directed … Read More

Lent at Home, 2021
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The season of Lent has provided a certain rhythm to the lives of Christians for twenty centuries now. Through thick and thin, Lent is a steadfast part of the journey for people of all ages. Of course, this year will be different, but there is also an opportunity to return … Read More

Prayer Banners for Lent
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What Lenten prayers are on your heart? We may be distanced from each other in these times, but we can share our prayers, a piece of ourselves, in community. All in the Saint Mark’s cathedral community are invited to contribute to a display of prayer banners around the labyrinth—a tangible … Read More

Ash Wednesday 2021
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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 LIVESTREAM LITURGIES AT NOON and 7 P.M. Service leaflets for these services: Noon service | 7 p.m. serivce Ash Wednesday will look and feel different this year, but its meaning is more relevant than ever. In this brief (4-minute) video, Dean Thomason explores the significance of this … Read More

Lent & Easter Schedule of Services and Events
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The schedule of Lent and Easter special liturgies, events, and opportunities can now be found on the Lent, Holy Week, and Easter 2021 page on the cathedral website. There are some events that are still being finalized, so check back for more information as the season unfolds. Highlights include: Ash … Read More

Dismantling Racism Training from Absalom Jones Center
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TRAININGS VIA ZOOM RUN FROM 6 A.M. TO 1 P.M. PACIFIC TIME SELECTION OF DATES AVAILABLE, BEGINNING APRIL 17 CATHEDRAL DISCUSSION GATHERING ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 12 While the world is meeting via Zoom, the Saint Mark’s community has an opportunity to participate in Dismantling Racism Trainings with The Absalom Jones … Read More

Jesus and the Disinherited—Community Lenten Book Study
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Plenary prior to community book reading for Lent: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1-2 P.M., via Zoom follow-up book discussion: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 6:30 P.M. The Rev. Canon Walter Brownridge, Theologian-in-Residence, presents: Howard Thurman’s Jesus and the Disinherited Gather (via Zoom) on February 28 at 1 p.m. with Saint Mark’s Theologian-in-Residence, The … Read More

Special Lenten Wednesday Evensong Service, Led by Choristers of the Choir School
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WEDNESDAYS IN LENT, BEGINNING FEBRUARY 24, 4:30 P.M., via Zoom During the season of Lent, the choristers of the Choir School will host a weekly Evensong service over Zoom on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. All are welcome! Take a break in your week to be led in prayer by the … Read More

Ensemble Singing Returns to Saint Mark’s Cathedral
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Quartets resume February 17, at the 7 p.m. Ash Wednesday liturgy. After a three-month hiatus during which only vocal soloists were permitted to sing during religious services, updated guidelines now once again allow small groups of singers to sing in harmony. (See Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-25.12 and the updated Religious and … Read More

NEW! A Service of Morning Prayer— Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m.
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BEGINS FEBRUARY 24, then EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 8:30 A.M. via Zoom Beginning on February 24, Saint Mark’s will offer an additional service of Morning Prayer each week! At 8:30 a.m. on February 24, and every Wednesday thereafter, join us on Zoom for Morning Prayer, led by one of the lay … Read More

Inquirers’ Class for Spring 2021
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BEGINS SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2021, 12:30–2 P.M., via Zoom A series for newcomers and inquirers. Please visit the Inquirers Class page for complete description and additional updates. The current series will meet at 12:30 p.m. on: February 14 February 21 February 28 March 7 March 14 March 21 March 28 … Read More

Mideast Focus 2021 Film & Discussion Series—”Who’s at the CHECKPOINT?”
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The Mideast Focus Ministry’s eighth annual series of film screenings and discussion begins February 19! The theme of this Film Series is “Who’s at the Checkpoint?” Like most of the previous series, all events will be via Zoom. This year’s programming has a difference. In response to the U.S. apartheid-like … Read More

Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras 2021
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The Closing of the Doors, Shrove Tuesday 2019 Let’s COOK and EAT together by Zoom as we say farewell to our Alleluias for Lent! Pancake Making, Alleluia Scroll Burying, “Closing of the Doors” Litrugy and Palm Burning TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2021, join using this Zoom link See below for suggestions … Read More

Raincoat Donation Drive
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FEBRUARY 8 – 19 Donate your new or used raincoats! Saint Mark’s will collect and deliver raincoats (men’s and women’s) to Community Lunch, a service that provides free meals and survival services to hundreds of homeless and low-income people of Seattle. To donate, come to Hoerster Annex (Saint Mark’s office entrance), … Read More

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