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Featured Events and Announcements

This page was last updated on October 17, 2014.

Saint Mark's hosts a variety of programs and events. A listing of events- including Sunday music- can be found in our monthly calendar: this September at Saint Mark's. Hard copies are also available at the Cathedral. For a full schedule of Cathedral activities please see the online calendar.


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.

this September - a calendar of events happening this month at the Cathedral.

Compiled at the beginning of the month.


Bertschi School "Living Building" Tour

Tuesday, October 14, 3:30 pm
Bertschi School (2227 10th Ave E)

Saint Mark’s Sustainability Committee is sponsoring a tour of the Bertschi School Science Wing addition. This “Living Building” was designed with student input and is also the first in the world to meet the rigorous standards of the Living Building Challenge: see www.bertschi.org. The tour is free. Bertschi School is a neighbor of Saint Mark's-- only 1/2 mile north on Tenth Ave. Please reserve your space by email: lehardisty@gmail.com; spaces limited.


Saint Mark's Quilt Ministry

Saturday, October 18, 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, ccgreen@u.washington.edu or Jo Ann Bailey at 206-329-5428, jbailey@saintmarks.org. 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.


Faith March to the Ballot for I-594

Sunday, October 19, 2 pm
Temple de Hirsch Sinai to King County Administration Building (Capitol Hill to Downtown Seattle)

Join Washington faith communities for a march to the ballot in support of closing the background check loophole in Washington State! We will begin at Temple De Hirsch Sinai (1511 E Pike St) in Seattle and conclude at the King County Administration Building (500 4th Ave) to cast our ballots. We will be making stops along the way at St. James Cathedral and Plymouth Congregational Church.

Read more at fanwa.org


'Demented Relations' Support Group

Monday, October 20, 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 patguggy@gmail.com


Inspirational Ingatherings

Wednesday, October 22, 10 am - 12 pm
Bloedel Hall

A workshop for members of vestries, bishop's committees, stewardship committees, or anyone seeking help to finish strong in an annual pledge campaign. The Rev. Corky Carlisle provides ideas and inspiration you can use now. $20 registration. Presented by the Diocesan Office of Stewardship and Development. Register here.


Parents Night In

Friday, October 24, 6 - 10 pm
Location tbd (nearby the Cathedral)

A companion offering to Parents' Night Out! We will gather around good food and drink to discuss parenting and faith as we make plans for the fall. Location TBD, but will be at Saint Mark's or very close by.

Click here to register for "Parents Night out"- childcare offered by donation in our childcare center by our trained childcare workers.


Kitchen Garden Work Party

Saturday, October 25, 10 am - 1 pm
Kitchen garden near Bloedel Kitchen

In thanksgiving for Brian Sellers-Petersen’s vision for and hours spent working our Kitchen Garden, come and be his hands in putting the garden to rest for the winter months. If you can bring tools, that would be helpful. Coffee and snacks available. Wear sturdy, sensible shoes, bring gloves if you have them, and dress to get dirty. Kids welcome!

Contact: Claire West famous.clair@gmail.com

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Rich Weyls to be Received as Episcopal Priest

Tuesday, October 28, 7 pm
Cathedral Nave

God willing and the people consenting, Bishop Greg Rickel will receive the Rev. Rich Weyls’ orders to become a priest in the Episcopal Church. Rich has been an affiliated liturgical minister at Saint Mark’s over the last few months while he discerned his journey into the Episcopal Church. (He was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1993.) Read more about Rich here. We invite everyone to join Rich and his family on this special occasion.

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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 brueggemann.bpt.me

Saint Mark's Cathedral
1245 Tenth Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98102
206.323.0300