Ecology & Building


The garden volunteers work in the front gardens from February through November, planting, weeding, composting and making our campus beautiful. Prior gardening experience is not required, only enthusiasm! Bring a water bottle and gloves if you have them.
CONTACT: Norva Osborn, Dick & Jane Carter,

The Greenbelt Group helps maintain and restore the greenbelt slope to the south and west of the Cathedral by removing invasive plants, maintaining the trails, and replanting with native vegetation. Bi-weekly work parties meet at the trailhead on the south side of the parking lot at the Greenbelt sign.
CONTACT: Robert Hayden 206.370.4014

The Saint Mark’s kitchen garden on the west side of building is new, evolving and welcomes all (including children). We grow fruits and vegetables to support the Noel House Shelter at Saint Mark’s.
CONTACT: Brian Sellers-Petersen, Claire West or Carolyn White

At times throughout the year, we lay down the labyrinth in the nave to give individuals the space to experience the peace, the quiet and the balance that the labyrinth path can bring to our lives. Regular times include New Year’s Eve and Tuesday in Holy Week.
CONTACT: Judy Andrews, Janet McCully,

A ministry that cares about all of God’s creation and, through prayer, education, advocacy and service, acts to restore and sustain environmental and economic justice for all creation. In May 2013, we were certified as a GreenFaith Sanctuary. We are now in the process of building our ministry around EcoTheology, Life in Community, Reflection, Action, and Interfaith.
CONTACT: Susan Nicoll, 206.409. 4959