In part 2 of our interview, longtime members of Saint Mark’s Dick and Jane Carter recount the story of how they came to the cathedral, the many ministries they’ve served in, and how their connection to a church in Russia gifted us our beautiful icons.
Longtime members of Saint Mark’s Dick and Jane Carter, recount the story of how they came to the cathedral, the many ministries they’ve served in, and how their connection to a church in Russia gifted us our beautiful icons.
Our beloved Canon for Cathedral Music tells us how his love affair with church music began, the role that music has in our worship, and why being the organist for Saint Mark’s is like playing tennis with God.
In Part 2 of this wide-ranging interview, Bishop Greg Rickel continues talking about his spiritual response to the COVID-19 epidemic, how the outbreak has affected our churches and communities, the challenges of being a bishop, and what it means to observe Easter in quarantine.
In Part 1 of this wide-ranging interview, Bishop Greg Rickel talks about how he got started in the Episcopal faith, his spiritual response to the COVID-19 epidemic, how the outbreak has affected our churches and communities, the challenges of being a bishop, and what it means to observe Easter in quarantine.
Jason Anderson, director of the Compline Choir, talks about the history of the choir, why it is so important to Saint Mark’s and the Seattle community, and hints at some of the big plans he has in mind.
Laney and Emily of the Seattle Service Corps describe what it’s like to live in intentional community with the other corps members, what they do in their service organizations, and what they’ve discovered in their time at Saint Mark’s.
The Rev. Canon Nancy Ross: Experiencing Jesus
The Rev. Canon Nancy Ross breaks down her journey from a Catholic church in upstate New York, to becoming a transitional deacon at Saint Mark’s, to why the work of Sanctuary is vital to our mission as Christians.
- Adam Conley: Directing the Service Corps
Adam Conley tells us about how he got started in the Episcopal Church, his journeys through England and Saint Paul’s in Seattle, and how being the director of the Seattle Service Corps is a kind of homecoming for him.
The Rev. Canon Cristi Chapman: A Dream Come True (recorded September 24, 2019)
The Rev. Canon Cristi Chapman talks about how Seattle was always on her radar, what it means to be the Canon for Spiritual Growth and Stewardship, and the experience of preaching on her very first Sunday at Saint Mark’s.
Julia Logan and Henley: Nurturing (recorded July 15, 2019)
Senior Warden Julia Logan tells the story of how she became an Episcopalian in the first moments of her life, and how her journey of lay leadership has inspired her to overcome her fears.
Lynne Markova: A Beautiful Mosaic (recorded January 29, 2019)
Lynne Markova continues her story of finding Saint Mark’s, becoming a vestry member and senior warden, holding the reins while the dean was on sabbatical, and how her experiences here have changed her life.
(This is Part 2 of a two-part interview).
Lynne Markova: A Beautiful Mosaic (recorded January 29, 2019)
Lynne Markova takes us on her journey of finding Saint Mark’s, becoming a vestry member and senior warden, holding the reins while the dean was on sabbatical, and how her experiences here have changed her life.
(This is Part 1 of a two-part interview.)
Virginia Lenker: Making a Cathedral a Home (recorded July 11, 2019).
Virginia Lenker, responsible for so much of the wonderful hospitality at Saint Mark’s, explains how she goes about making the cathedral a center of welcome and warmth for visitors from all around the world.
Mac Brown: The Power of Calling (recorded January 17, 2019)
Mac Brown tells the story of his long history with Saint Mark’s, and why he served as everything from senior warden to Justice Ministries Coordinator, and even taught a class on discernment.
The Rev. Earl Grout: Holy Accidents (recorded January 2, 2019)
Deacon Earl Grout goes deep about the diaconate, his service at Saint Mark’s, the importance of liturgy, welcoming newcomers, and his love of all things naval.
Russ Crosbie, Rachel McNary, and Elizabeth Hawkins: Questioning Together (recorded December 19, 2018)
What is Questioning Together? Russ, Rachel and Elizabeth tell us how this group came together, the importance of wrestling with challenging questions, and the difference between cross-examination and therapy.
Vi Lynk and Mary Segall: We Don’t Quit (recorded November 29, 2018)
Vi Lynk and Mary Segall talk about how the mutual ministry of Visual Arts and Mid-East Focus led to the dramatic “I Am” exhibit, and what the work of Visual Arts and the Mid-East Focus ministries means to Saint Mark’s.
Karen Knudson: The Music of Justice (recorded October 22, 2018)
Karen Knudson tells the story of her long history with the cathedral, her passion for social justice work, and how the longevity of the Compline service has brought generations from far and wide to Saint Mark’s.
McClung Family: On Being Invisible (recorded October 13, 2018)
Peter, Susan and Cameron McClung talk about their journey to Saint Mark’s, their varied service in the cathedral, and what the work of the community means to them.
Elliott Jacksh: From Ketchikan to Saint Mark’s (recorded September 29, 2018)
Having been at Saint Mark’s for less than a year, Elliott Jacksh reflects on what drew him to the liturgical experience, and the differences between Ketchikan, Alaska, and Seattle.
Chris McPeak: Coordinating a Cathedral (recorded September 21, 2018)
The former worship coordinator at Saint Mark’s talks about his journey of faith, his next steps, and meeting the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Seattle, the President of the Seattle School of Theology and Psychology, and the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.
The Rev. Canon Pat Taylor: Unfinished Business With God (recorded August 22, 2018)
The Rev. Canon Pat Taylor talks about how she got started with the priesthood, her many years at Saint Mark’s, and how change seems to follow her wherever she goes.
Walter Stuteville: Maintaining the Sense of Community (recorded July 26, 2018)
Walter Stuteville talks about his many years of service at Saint Mark’s, how he has seen the cathedral change, and what makes this community work.
Kelly Moody: All Great Loves Are Punctuated by Welcome and Wonder (recorded July 3, 2018)
Kelly Moody, Director of Children’s & Family Ministries at Saint Mark’s, casts her mind back to walking into the cathedral with three children for the first time, and what children and family ministries means to her today.