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This page was last updated on January 30, 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.

The Byrd Ensemble presents: In Memoriam: Hallock & Tavener

Saturday, January 31, 7:30 pm
Cathedral Nave

In memory of musical icons Peter Hallock and John Tavener, this program features their best choral works. It also features music by Compline Choir alumni Kevin Siegfried and Jeff Junkinsmith, and a world-premiere piece by British composer Ivan Moody. The Byrd Ensemble is a Saint Mark's Artists-in-Residence.

General Admission: $20, Seniors (65+): $15, Students: $10

Saint Mark's parishioners receive 50% discount off reserved tickets. Discount code: STMARKSSEATTLE

Tickets and other information available at the Byrd Ensemble website.

Newcomers Coffee with Clergy

Sunday, February 1, 12:30 pm
Leffler Fireside Room (2d floor of Leffler House, over the Cathedral Shop)

Every month we host a conversation with newcomers after church to help us get to know each other, share our stories, and introduce newcomers to Saint Mark’s and the Episcopal Church. Contact Deacon Earl Grout, or 206.518.2833 for more information.

Read more about newcomer opportunities here...

Mission to Seafarers -- Be a Part of It

Sunday, February 15, after the 9 am and 11 am services
Cathedral 210 (Conference Room)

For over 160 years, the Anglican Mission to Seafarers has provided practical and spiritual support and companionship to merchant sailors around the world. This ministry continues in the Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Olympia. Be a part of a Saint Mark's team to support sailors whose ships call at Puget Sound ports. Serve with friends and make new ones. Learn more on Feb 15 after the 9 and 11 AM services in Cathedral 210 (Conference Room). For more information, contact Deacon Earl Grout at

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