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This page was last updated on November 21, 2014.

Sundays and Beyond with information about the ministries and activities at Saint Mark's.

A weekly publication which announces events, new ministry opportunities, classes and more, and occasionally includes a reflection from a member of the clergy.
Sundays and Beyond also contains our prayer list.

Soup Team Cooks for Noel House

Friday, November 21, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Leffler Board Room

We offer a bowl of soup as hospitality to the homeless women of Noel House who sleep here 5 nights a week. We welcome help to clean, chop, and cook the ingredients for our soups. (Aprons and knives are helpful- but you do not have to bring your own tools.)

Welcome Rite for Newcomers

Sunday, November 23, 9 am, 10 am, 11 am services
Thomsen Chapel and Cathedral Nave

On Christ the King Sunday, November 23 at all morning liturgies, we will celebrate a rite of welcome for all “new members.” If you consider yourself new and would like to make a public affirmation of your commitment to this community and accept the community’s welcome, you are invited to participate. We’d like to know ahead of time who we are expecting. Please contact Becky: or 206.323.0300, 259 by Wednesday, Nov. 19.

Special Thanksgiving Day Eucharist

Thursday, November 27, 10 am
Cathedral Nave

This is a feast day of the church, and what better way to give thanks for the blessings of our lives than to join together in worship. Put the turkey in the oven before bringing your family to your cathedral, then continue with the family feast, football, or whatever traditions you enjoy on this special day.

Family Potluck

Sunday, November 30, 5 pm
Bloedel Hall

Families of all shapes and sizes are invited to this potluck before the O Antiphons service.

O Antiphons Service of Lessons and Carols

Sunday, November 30, 7 pm
Cathedral Nave

A special advent liturgy composed by the late Peter Hallock and sung by the Saint Mark’s Cathedral Choir, Boys and Girls Choir, and the Compline Choir. Incense will be used.

Greening of the Nave for Christmas

Wednesday, December 17
Cathedral Nave

We know it’s a ways off, but we all get busy and we want you to get it on the calendar now! Please join in this Saint Mark’s tradition and help decorate the cathedral for Christmas. Greens, ribbons, wreaths, garlands, cookies, music, children’s activities and a pot-luck supper make this a delightful evening for all ages.

Walter Brueggemann - co-sponsored with The Well at Queen Anne UMC

Beyond Pharoah (lecture)
Friday, March 13, 2015, 7 - 8:30 pm
The Well (1606 - 5th Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119)
Sabbath: The Rhythm of Creation and Sabbath: The Miracle of Neighborhood (two workshops)
Saturday, March 14, 2015, 9 am - 12noon
Bloedel Hall

The Well at Queen Anne UMC and Saint Mark's Episcopal Cathedral present one of the most influential Old Testament Scholars of our time and author of over one hundred books and numerous scholarly articles.

He will be speaking primarily from his work on Sabbath and justice as found in his book Sabbath as Resistance: Saying No to the Culture of Now. Book available for sale at the Cathedral Shop (206.323.1040).

Read more about Walter Brueggemann.

Tickets available separate or combined. Friday only: $21.69; Saturday only: $26.87; Combined: $37.22 (prices include service fees).

Tickets and other information available at

Saint Mark's Cathedral
1245 Tenth Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98102