Pastoral Care

Do you or someone you know… 

Need urgent spiritual care? Please call 206.755.2076 and our on-call chaplain will respond as quickly as they are able.

Clergy are available for individual pastoral appointments, and when desired, administration of sacraments including anointing and confession. Please call either of us at the office to schedule (206.323.0300).

Need to take Holy Communion but cannot attend services? When an individual cannot attend a liturgical service because of illness, communion may be brought to the home or the hospital following regularly scheduled services.If you know of someone who would like to receive communion, contact Kevin Johnson or The Rev. Nancy Ross.

Need someone to pray for you? During and after each of our Sunday morning services, trained lay persons are available in the chapel to pray with you about any concerns you may have at the healing rail. For more information, contact Pamela Bradburn.  Or contact Jonie Pritchard to inquire about the prayer chain.

Need a meal due to temporary illness, recovery from surgery, a birth or death in the family? LOAVES AND FISHES brings food made by a faithful group of parishioners. If you know of someone who might appreciate this care, contact a member of the clergy, call (206) 226-3379. or contact Jeff Sackett, who will arrange for cooks to provide easy-to-eat/easy-to-keep and get them to your home.

Know someone suffering from need or illness? The Saint Mark’s Quilt Ministry provides quilts to wrap members of our community in love during times of need and illness. Recommendations for quilt gifts come from Saint Mark’s clergy and the Pastoral Care Team. For more information contact Jo Ann Bailey or Carol Green.

Need support as someone dealing with significant loss, or as the caregiver of someone facing Alzheimer’s Disease?  The Rev. Pat Taylor facilitates two support groups—Demented Relations (for those dealing with the challenges of Alzheimer’s in their family) and a Grief Group for those who are living in the wake of or threat of significant loss. If you are in need of this type of support, please contact the Rev. Pat Taylor and let her know.) Contact: the Rev. Pat Taylor.

An Al-Anon group and an AA group also meet at Saint Mark’s weekly.