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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.

 

Erik Donner receives the Ky Chen Service Award
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Each year at Diocesan Convention, the Bishop recognizes a church employee in the diocese with The Ky Chen Employee Excellence “No Problem” Award, named after the staff member at Diocesan House who ran the print shop for 25 years, and famously replied “No problem!” to any request. At this year’s (virtual) … 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

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

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

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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UPDATE (October 2020): In late October, it was announced that Laura Ellen and Robert Muglia had made a gift of their share of the St. Nicholas property. This is the largest single gift in the history of Saint Mark’s Cathedral! Read about it here. FORUM: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 7 P.M., … 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

Saint Mark’s Music Series 2020–21 Season Announcement
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The 2020–21 Saint Mark’s Music contains a variety of offerings, from beloved annual traditions to encounters with the unfamiliar. You can read the series announcement email here. This year, all the event on the Music Series will be livestreamed and viewable for free.   Details of the complete series may … Read More

Ministry Blessing Sunday and Ministry Fair (Online)
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SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, before, during, and after the morning worship service.   Check out the Ministry Guide page here, including video introductions by ministry leaders!   Here is the slideshow of cathedral ministries presented before the service on Sunday morning, including live organ accompaniment by Canon Michael Kleinschmidt: The building … Read More

Night Prayer with the 20s & 30s Group
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SECOND AND FOURTH MONDAY OF EACH MONTH, 7 P.M. The 20s & 30s at Saint Mark’s will be hosting prayer together over the phone on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 7 p.m. This will be offered over the phone—the young adults decided that there were already … Read More

Reopening Plan is now available
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On Wednesday, September 8, an email message was sent to the cathedral community with information concerning the eventual reopening of the cathedral building and resumption of in-person worship. Dean Thomason announced over four months ago, in May, that “we will not be among the first churches to reopen.” As of … Read More

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