Episode 7: Representation: Music

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Representation is a big issue for BIPOC people, and representation in church music? Even more so. This is the first episode on our theme of representation: why it is important, and what is overlooked when equal representation is missing. Cara and Michael chat about some observations Cara’s picked up in her capacity as a music student and professional musician, and why “merit-based hiring” is a good way to shut out entire demographics of professionals.

Ep. 28 — Rev. Canon Jennifer King Daugherty: Holy Backbone (Part 2)

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In the second part of my interview with Rev. Jennifer King Daugherty, we talk about what it means to be a cathedral community at a time of quarantine and racial reckoning, and we turn the clock back to my second Sunday at Saint Mark’s.

Ep. 28 — Rev. Canon Jennifer King Daugherty: Holy Backbone

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In the first part of this two-part interview, I talk to the Rev. Canon Jennifer King Daugherty about how she got started in the Episcopal Church, how she came to Saint Mark’s, and what it means to be the Canon for Congregational Life.

Ep. 27 — Maria Coldwell: The Second Half of Life

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Choir member, vestry member, former Canon for Cathedral Operations, Education for Ministry mentor, coordinator for the cathedral renovation project and setting up the livestreaming ministry, Maria Coldwell talks about her journey to Saint Mark’s, and the seminal experience in her life that helped her reconnect with God.

Ep. 26 — Dick and Jane Carter: What Brings Us Together (Part 2)

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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.

Ep. 26 — Dick & Jane Carter: What Brings Us Together (Part 1)

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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.

Ep. 25 — Michael Kleinschmidt: Sounds of Longing (recorded March 2, 2020)

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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.

Ep. 24 — The Right Rev. Greg Rickel: God Has Not Abandoned Us (Part 2)

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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.

Ep. 24 — The Right Rev. Greg Rickel: God Has Not Abandoned Us (Part 1)

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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.

 

Ep. 22 — Seattle Service Corps: Laney and Emily

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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.

Ep. 21 — The Rev. Canon Nancy Ross: Experiencing Jesus

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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. 

Ep. 20 — Adam Conley: Directing the Service Corps

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  1. 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.

Ep 19. — The Rev. Canon Cristi Chapman: A Dream Come True

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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.

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