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This page was last updated on December 12, 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.

Cathedral Labyrinth

Sunday, Dec. 14, 10:10 am
Compline Corner of Nave (NE corner)

Many have noticed the recent return of the Ely Cathedral Labyrinth in the NE corner of the nave, that was immediately put to good use by children attending the 9 AM service. Join labyrinth facilitator Dan Niven to hear a brief history of this unique design, and learn ways it may be incorporated into a spiritual practice of walking meditation and prayer.

'Demented Relations' Support Group

Monday, December 15, 1 pm
The Rev. Pat Taylor's home

This is a mutual support group for spouses or life partners caring for a partner suffering from dementia and diminished cognitive capacity from a medical condition. (We meet on the third Monday of the month.)

Contact the Rev. Pat Taylor at 206.860.1459 or

Saint Mark's Quilt Ministry

Saturday, December 20, 9:30 - 12noon
Cathedral House 210 (formerly the Conference Room)

Experienced Quilters and Wish-I-Was Quilters! We make quilts to wrap members of our community in love in times of need, such as serious illness or hospice care. Quilts are also raffled to benefit the Hunger Offering at various occasions throughout the year.

If you have questions please contact Carol Green, 206-523-2158, or Jo Ann Bailey at 206-329-5428, All are welcome! Join us to tie quilts, start a new one or work on your own projects. We meet regularly on the third Saturday of each month.

Mideast Focus Ministry presents Alice Rothchild

Tuesday, January 6, 7 - 9 pm
Potluck supper at 5:30 pm
Bloedel Hall

Alice Rothchild introduces her new book On the Brink: Israel and Palestine on the Eve of the 2014 Gaza Invasion

Rothchild "takes us on an extraordinary journey into the heart and soul of Palestinian life. Her observations are poetic and her analysis acute. She creates a shared understanding between the reader and the people she writes about that cannot be forgotten. Exquisitely rendered.” -- Sara Roy, Center for Middle East Studies, Harvard University

SPONSORED BY: Mideast Focus Ministry;Kadima Reeconstructionist Community;Palestine Solidarity Committee; SeattleMideast Awareness Campaign (SEMAC);Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) Seattl

For further information contact: Randy Urmston

POTLUCK AT 5:30 PM: A-I—main dish; J-P—salad or side dish; Q-Z—dessert; Coffee & tea provided.

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