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This page was last updated on March 2, 2015.

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.

Mideast Focus Ministry Film Series II: Choices in an Occupied Land

Sunday,January 18, 10:10 am: introduction with short film
Bloedel Hall
Wednesday, January 28 - March 4, 7 pm
Skinner Hall

This year's Mideast Focus Ministry Film Series focuses on choices that Israelis and Palestinians make at personal, family and community levels as they endure the struggle in the Holy Land. Join us for a series introduction on Sunday morning, followed by the Wednesday evening film series. Admission is free; all are welcome.

  • Sunday, January 18: From the Sky
  • Wednesday, January 28: With God on our Side
  • Wednesday, February 4: Private
  • Wednesday, February 11: 5 Broken Cameras
  • Wednesday, February 18: No film on Ash Wednesday.
  • Wednesday, February 25: The Other Son
  • Wednesday, March 4: Israel v. Israel

Read more about the films and the series.

Quilt Ministry Raffle

Sunday, March 8, 2015, 12:30 pm

The Saint Mark’s Quilt Ministry will raffle an Easter theme quilt with the proceeds going to the Hunger Offering. Make a donation to the Hunger Offering and get a chance to take home a spring-like quilt! The Drawing will take place about 12:30 pm. You need not be present to win.

Upcoming Baptismal Opportunities

Sunday, March 8 and Sunday, March 22, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Leffler Living Room

Are you thinking of having your infant or child baptized on Easter Vigil (April 3) or Pentecost (May 24)? The spring Baptismal Preparation for Parents class will begin soon! Classes will be Sunday, March 8 and Sunday, March 22, from 3:30–5:00 pm in Leffler House Living Room.

For more information, contact Cindy Spencer at or (206) 323-0300 x225.

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

Calling All Authors!

Application Deadline: Thursday, March 26

Have you written a published or self-published book? Would you like to present your book along with other authors at St. Mark’s? The adult faith formation ministry is currently planning an evening to showcase some authors that call St. Mark’s home who would like to share their book with the community. This will be a Wednesday evening of short presentations, refreshments, and socializing.

Please email the application to by March 26th if you are interested.

Community of Hope Training

Reserve your spot NOW!! Each summer, families gather for an informal campout in late August. This year those dates are Friday, August 21 – Sunday, August 23. Families make their own reservations (and can come earlier or stay later, depending on their desires, but the core dates are Friday–Sunday).

We are reserving sites in Loop C. To make reservations, go to and choose “Ohanapecosh Campground” from the drop down menu. Reservations are open now. Ohanapecosh historically reserves quickly, so don’t delay!

For more details about this opportunity, please contact Don and Karrie Sutkus at

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1245 Tenth Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98102