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All in-person events in the Diocese of Olympia have been canceled, postponed, or altered due to the spread of COVID-19 in Western Washington. Please contact each event coordinator for more information.

Future events are being promoted in the hopes that we will be able to gather at this time. However, due to the current crisis, these events may need to be canceled, postponed, or moved to an online or virtual format.

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July 2017

Choir School Summer Camp

July 10, 2017 - July 14, 2017
St. Mark’s Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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$250

Saint Mark's welcomes all boys and girls from rising 3rd grade – 8th grade who are interested in singing music of the Christian faith in the striking cathedral setting, while growing as musicians and children of God. Camp activities include: joyful singing of glorious music; daily guests specializing in art, drumming, and composition; field trips and outdoor activities; visual art projects; organ demonstration and piano/organ lessons; daily sung Morning Prayer; a closing Evensong service and Sunday morning service in the…

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6-Day High School Summer Camp

July 16, 2017 - July 22, 2017
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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$350 – $495

We will gather in large and small groups for fun, fellowship and worship on the beautiful grounds of Camp Huston. Camp activities include swimming, archery, hiking, and campfires along with small group discussions, large group games, creative and meaningful worship, a dance, and a variety show! The theme of the week is The Gospel according to Dr. Suess.

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October 2017

Choral Evensong for the First Sunday of Advent

October 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Epiphany Parish, Seattle, 1805 38th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122 United States
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Free

Sung by the Epiphany Choristers Plainsong Responses Psalm 80 Hopkins Dyson in c-minor Lole The Father’s Love

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November 2017

Interpretation of Dreams as a Spiritual Exercise

November 8, 2017 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:45 pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 15, 2017

Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Does the psychology of C.G. Jung have something to say to Christians? What role does the unconscious play in the Christian life? Can listening to our dreams help us to realize Jesus’ words? These and other questions will be explored in a four-week series on the relationship Jung might play in the Christian faith journey. An examination of the role of dreams in the Bible and the Christian tradition will be included in our study. Particular attention will be given…

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Moving to the Light: A Veteran’s Pilgrimage

November 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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This pilgrimage is focused on veterans, their family members, and those who know and love them to heal from the moral injuries incurred through military service and war. The pilgrimage provides a time and place to honor friends and family who have served with veterans, a place to lament what they grieve, an opportunity to express what is troubling them, and a safe space with empathetic listeners who love them to help them work on their healing.

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Fall JYC

November 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - November 19, 2017 @ 11:00 am
St. Margaret, Bellevue, 4228 Factoria Blvd SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
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$35,

For youth in grades 6-9 from all over the diocese. These weekend conferences include faith formation and exploration, fun, and fellowship, through contemporary music, worship, small group conversations, games, workshops and special activities.

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Crisis Intervention Training

November 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
St. James, Kent, 24447 94th Ave S
Kent, WA 98030 United States
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$10

Renee Balodis-Cox, a certified trainer in Edgework methodology, will teach effective ways to approach and respond to those in crisis, particularly those suffering from mental illness and drug abuse. You will learn strategies for safe, positive, and helpful responses to situations that can be dangerous. We hope the training gives you more confidence and compassion in dealing with those in crisis. This training is open to lay and clergy. Light refreshments will be provided.

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January 2018

Winter HYC

January 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - January 7, 2018 @ 11:30 am
Black Diamond Camps, Auburn, 19830 SE 328th Pl
Auburn, 98092
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$130,

For youth in grades 9-12 from all over the diocese. These weekend retreats include faith formation and exploration, fun, and fellowship, through contemporary music, worship, small group conversations, games, workshops and special activities. This weekend offers on-site housing and special activities like black light dodgeball, zipline and more!

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Underhill House Training

January 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Underhill House, 500 Broadway E
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Underhill House, a quiet place to pause for prayer, is offering our next training on Wednesday, January 31 from 12:00pm–2:30pm. Come consider whether you’d like to greet, listen and pray with our guests once or twice a month, Wednesdays or Thursdays. We’re located half a block east of Broadway on Republican on Capitol Hill in Seattle. Come and discern — no commitment necessary to attend training. If you have questions or would like to sign up, please contact Susan Dean.

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Freddy & Francine in Concert

January 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Andrew’s House, 7550 E. State Route 106
Union, WA 98592 United States
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$25 – $85

This concert is a Backpack Food for Kids Fundraiser, benefiting Hood Canal Schools. Freddy & Francine is an Americana-Soul duo comprised of Bianca Caruso & Lee Ferris. With voices reminiscent of Aretha Franklin & Van Morrison, their songs blend Soul, R&B, Folk, and Americana with a modern, yet timeless appeal to all ages. $25 ticket includes concert and refreshments,  $85 overnight option includes breakfast with the artists.

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February 2018

A Festive Evensong Celebration of gratitude for all who have supported the Saint Mark’s Cathedral Capital Campaign

February 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Join this joyful celebration of the culmination of the Living Stones Capital Campaign and completion of the restoration of your cathedral! Featuring awe-inspiring music from the Saint Mark’s Evensong Choir and the Cathedral Choir and a sumptuous dessert reception. All are invited to an event eagerly anticipated since 1928. 6 p.m. Evensong , 7 p.m. Festive Dessert Reception. Admission is free.

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Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way: Life Planning Workshop

February 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Trinity, Seattle, 609 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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$20

Join Bishop Rickel and Dean Steve Thomason for a workshop on planning ahead to provide for your loved ones. Activities will include a screening of the film Speaking of Dying, panel discussions on wills, conversations about transformative gifts, table talks, and Q&A opportunities with clergy, estate planning attorneys, and financial advisers. Attendees will also receive their own copy of the Diocese of Olympia’s Life Planning Manual. This educational workshop is sponsored by the Joint Planned Giving Ministries of the Cathedral Foundation…

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Preaching Workshop with Rev. Ed Bacon

February 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Clergy and preachers are invited to attend this special one-day workshop offered by The Reverend Ed Bacon. Drawing on comments received from many preachers who have found our world of current events to be so challenging, this free offering is designed to help us find our voices in a time such as this. There are characteristics of Jesus’s teaching-sermons that balanced critical truth-speaking with unequivocal love for his audience. We will explore the art of Jesus’s sermons that transcended the…

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March 2018

Fierce Conversations Leadership Training Workshop

March 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am - March 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
Christ Church, Seattle, 4548 Brooklyn Ave. NE
Seattle, 98105
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$55 – $180

“While no single conversation is guaranteed to change the trajectory of a career, a company, a relationship, or a life… any single conversation can.” Training in Fierce Conversations will provide you with tools to transform the conversations that are central to your success. The conversation skills you will learn include: Drawing out solutions and inspiring action; Deepening group understanding of differing views during decision making; Delegating responsibility and developing a team of leaders; and, Confronting even the toughest issues with…

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Choir Unvested

March 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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$75.00

Join the Saint Mark’s Cathedral Evensong Choir for Choir Unvested,  A Dinner & Cabaret Fundraiser. Enjoy an evening of sumptuous food and wine, and be entertained by the Evensong Choir like you’ve never heard them before! You’ll also be helping the choir reach its goal: the amazing opportunity to travel to England and sing in its great cathedrals.

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“Laetare”- A Collaborative Liturgy Sung by the Compline Choir

March 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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The Compline Choir offers this liturgical response corresponding to the themes in Josh Faught’s work Sanctuary, on display in the Cathedral Nave. The texts have been chosen by the members of the Compline Choir, with music by members & director of the choir, Peter Hallock, Erin Aas, and Belinda Carlisle. The Compline Choir will perform the readings and music from different points in the cathedral (like Stations of the Cross) to create perspective in the interpretation of the visual, written,…

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Reception and Dedication of the Compline Window

March 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Join us for a special evening of celebration as we dedicate “The Compline Window given to the Glory of God in memory of Dr. Peter R. Hallock” on Laetare Sunday, March 11. A reception honoring the donors including light hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served at 8 p.m., to be followed by the office of Compline at 9:30 p.m. We will be joined by Bishop Greg Rickel, Dean Thomason, and Cannon Musician Michael Kleinschmidt in the stalls helping us…

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Early Bird Registration Deadline for Camp Huston

March 14, 2018 @ 11:59 pm - March 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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Register now for Camp Huston. The Diocese of Olympia's own summer camp runs programs for children in grades 1-10, as well as a leadership development program for those who have completed the 10th grade. Scholarships are available. Register before March 15 to automatically receive the early bird discount of $30 per camper. Counselor Training: June 26 - July 5 Discovery Camp 1 & Horse Camp 1: July 7-13 Missoula Children's Theater Camp: July 15-20 Discovery Camp 2 & Intermediate Horse…

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Mideast Focus Ministry Film Series

March 16, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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In this series, we see how people pushed to bring about a safe country for the Jewish people, and how today others are still pushing for safety and change. Do our efforts for change lead to peace and justice…or not? “1948: Creation and Catastrophe”* Friday, March 16, 7:00 p.m.,Bloedel Hall *Reception at 6:15 Host: Andy Trimlett, Director Through riveting and moving personal recollections of Palestinians and Israelis, “1948” reveals the shocking events of the most pivotal year in the most controversial…

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Physician-Aided Dying: A Pastoral Conversation for Clergy, Chaplains, and Lay Leaders Involved in End-of-Life Ministries

March 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Free – $20

Physician-aided dying presents a special challenge for clergy when patients who are considering it ask for pastoral advice. With the baby boomers coming into their older years, such requests are likely to become more frequent. To prepare clergy and chaplains for this, the Diocesan Task Force on Medical Ethics offers a half-day workshop on aided dying. Scheduled for March 17, 2018 at 10:00 AM-2:00 PM at Saint Mark's Cathedral in Seattle, the conference will feature background material on the state's…

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Fierce Conversations Leadership Training

March 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - March 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
St. Margaret, Bellevue, 4228 Factoria Blvd SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
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$55 – $180

“While no single conversation is guaranteed to change the trajectory of a career, a company, a relationship, or a life… any single conversation can.” Training in Fierce Conversations will provide you with tools to transform the conversations that are central to your success. The conversation skills you will learn include: Drawing out solutions and inspiring action; Deepening group understanding of differing views during decision making; Delegating responsibility and developing a team of leaders; and, Confronting even the toughest issues with…

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April 2018

Spring HYC

April 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - April 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
St. James, Kent, 24447 94th Ave S
Kent, WA 98030 United States
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$35,

For youth in grades 9-12 from all over the diocese. These weekend conferences include faith formation and exploration, fun, and fellowship, through contemporary music, worship, small group conversations, games, workshops and special activities.

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Creating a Culture of Peace: Active NonViolence Workshop

April 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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In these divisive times, it can be difficult to live out our Baptismal promises, yet Jesus has shown us nonviolent ways of living in community. This workshop introduces nonviolent practices through group exercises, stories, reflection and discussion. It provides strategies to engage others respectfully and constructively. Group leaders, teens, and anyone dealing with conflict or controversy in the family, school, work, or organizations, will feel more creative and empowered to respond without violence and improve skills for respectful engagement, instead…

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Bill Tubb’s 30th Work Anniversary Party

April 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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Bill began working at Camp Huston on Tuesday April 19, 1988 and he's achieved so much since then. Bill leads by example. His service leadership mentality has helped transform lives here at Camp Huston, and he's not done yet! Join us in thanking Bill for his continued service, and celebrating everything he's achieved so far. You're invited to help us celebrate that. Gifts are welcome but not necessary. We're working on a surprise package and donations are welcomed. As cheesy…

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May 2018

Spring JYC

May 4, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - May 6, 2018 @ 12:30 pm
St.Andrews, Port Angeles, 510 E. Park Ave.
Port Angeles, 98362
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$35,

For youth in grades 6-9 from all over the diocese. These weekend conferences include faith formation and exploration, fun, and fellowship, through contemporary music, worship, small group conversations, games, workshops and special activities.

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The Struggle to Be Real: The Journey of Transformation with Mark Nepo

May 7, 2018 - May 8, 2018
Harmony Hill, 7362 E State Rte 106
Union, WS 98592
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$500 – $750

Beloved as a poet, teacher, and storyteller, Mark Nepo is a bestselling author and one of Oprah’s favorite spiritual guides, using his gifts and his talents to elevate humanity. He returns to Harmony Hill May 7-8, 2018 to lead a special two-day workshop, The Struggle to Be Real: The Journey of Transformation. The workshop has been expanded for more guests by partnering with St. Andrew's House.

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June 2018

I AM Exhibition

June 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am - August 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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An East-West Art Exhibition of Premier Middle Eastern Women Artists "I AM" celebrates the rich, diverse and pivotal contribution that Middle Eastern women make to the enduring global quest for harmony and peace. The I AM exhibition is designed to address stereotypes and challenge misconceptions of the "other." A visual celebration of the crucial role that Middle Eastern women play as guardians of peace, I AM celebrates their strengths and rich and diverse contributions in the enduring global quest for…

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Evensong with Presiding Bishop Curry

June 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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You saw him preach at the royal wedding and have heard him speak about Reclaiming Jesus, make sure to hear him preach in person across the diocese this June! Presiding Bishop Curry will be preaching at Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle as part of their Evensong service at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The service will feature music by the Cathedral Choir and the Evensong Choir. Following the service, there will be a short question and answer session with…

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Conversation with Presiding Bishop Curry

June 15, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
St. Paul, Bellingham, 2117 Walnut St
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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You saw him preach at the royal wedding and have heard him speak about Reclaiming Jesus, make sure to hear him preach in person across the diocese this June! Bishop Rickel will facilitate a conversation with Presiding Bishop Curry at St. Paul, Bellingham. The conversation will touch on his experience at the royal wedding and be centered on Presiding Bishop Curry’s passion for the Jesus Movement, and The Episcopal Church’s role as one branch of the Jesus Movement. Please Note:…

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Conversation with Presiding Bishop Curry

June 16, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
St. John, Olympia, 114 20th Ave SE
Olympia, WA 98501 United States
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You saw him preach at the royal wedding and have heard him speak about Reclaiming Jesus, make sure to hear him preach in person across the diocese this June! Bishop Rickel will facilitate a conversation with Presiding Bishop Curry at St. John, Olympia. The conversation will touch on his experience at the royal wedding and be centered on Presiding Bishop Curry’s passion for the Jesus Movement, and The Episcopal Church’s role as one branch of the Jesus Movement. Please Note:…

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Sunday Services with Presiding Bishop Curry

June 17, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
St. Luke~San Lucas, Vancouver, 426 E Fourth Plain Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98663 United States
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You saw him preach at the royal wedding and have heard him speak about Reclaiming Jesus, make sure to hear him preach in person across the diocese this June! Presiding Bishop Curry will be preaching at St. Luke ~ San Lucas, Vancouver as part of their regular Sunday worship services. The services will be at 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. and will be the final public event in his visit to the Diocese of Olympia. Please Note: Seating will be…

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When Lightning Strikes: How to Recognize & Respond to an Extreme Violence Event

June 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
St. Paul, Bellingham, 2117 Walnut St
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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$10

Facilitated by Ron Miller, MS, who has been a leader presenter at several Diocesan workshops on creating a Safety Ministry with a focus on risk mitigation, reduction and "how to" set up a safety/security team. Open to the Diocese of Olympia parishes and their clergy, staff, vestry, bishop's committee, ushers, front line volunteers, or anyone interested in emergency planning and preparedness. RSVP to revdawncampbell@gmail.com. Co-hosted by St. Paul's, Bellingham and Christ Episcopal Church, Blaine.

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Camp Huston Counselor Training

June 26, 2018 @ 8:00 am - July 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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July 2018

Youth Pilgrimage to the 79th General Convention

July 5, 2018 - July 10, 2018

The theme for the convention is The Jesus Movement: loving, liberating and life giving. You will have the opportunity to meet other Episcopalians from around the world and explore different ministries involved with our church. See legislation being made and hear guest speakers throughout the days. We’ll experience different worship services and participate in some volunteer work while we also get a taste of Texas hospitality and Austin’s ‘Keep It Weird’ culture. The number of youth attending capped at 10…

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Tacoma Pride Festival 2018

July 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pacific Ave and S 9th St., Tacoma Tacoma, wa 98402 United States + Google Map

Tacoma Pride is happening again in the LGBT community, and Episcopalians in Pierce County are full participants! Pick up a button that proclaims “Proud Episcopalian” at our booth. Christ Episcopal Church pioneered the booth at the festival five years ago, and other churches have happily joined in and gotten enthusiastic support from clergy and congregations. Parishes besides Christ Church are St. Matthew, N.E. Tacoma, St. Andrew, Tacoma, and St. Joseph & St. John, Lakewood. For the full docket of events in Pride Week as well as some great pictures,…

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Adventures in Wonderland – HYC Six Day Summer Camp 2018

July 15, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - July 21, 2018 @ 11:30 am
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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$540

“’Who in the world am I?’ Ah, that’s the great puzzle!” – Alice, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland It’s no surprise that Alice found herself asking this question as she journeyed through the topsy-turvy world of Wonderland, but who among us hasn’t felt a bit uncertain about ourselves at one time or another? Follow us down the rabbit hole as we adopt Alice’s curiosity and explore what God has in mind for us through small group conversations, workshops, activities and daily…

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Imagining the Story

July 22, 2018 - July 27, 2018
St. Andrew’s House, 7550 E. State Route 106
Union, WA 98592 United States
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$952

This weeklong course will offer a deep dive into what it means to be creaturely. Visual and literary art ’tells slant’ the salvation story, helping us to stumble across it afresh, and inviting us to participate in it through our own art-making. The accommodation here is in traditional log cabin style set in the midst of stunning views. There are beautiful and calm gardens to explore for a multi-sensory experiences. Meal times are relaxed and all food is creatively made…

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Camp Huston Discovery Camp 2 & Intermediate Horse Camp

July 29, 2018 @ 8:00 am - August 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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August 2018

Camp Huston Mini Camp

August 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - August 9, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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Study Spanish in Cuernavaca with the Diocese of Oregon!

August 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - August 26, 2018 @ 8:00 am
Anglican Center, Cuernavaca, 1 Minerva
Cuernavaca, Morelos, 62330
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$1800.00

Join members of the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon for a two-week Spanish language immersion learning opportunity! The dates are August 12 to 26, 2018 and the cost for the program is $1800. The fee includes the language program, a shared room and meals at the Anglican Center in Cuernavaca, transportation to and from the Mexico City airport and Cuernavaca, and transportation for program excursions. (The fee does not include airfare, trip insurance, museum entrance fees, restaurant meals, personal expenses or…

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Camp Huston International Discovery Camp & Buckaroo Camp

August 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - August 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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2018 Global Mission Grant Applications Open

August 14, 2018 - October 15, 2018

Do you have a parish-based partnership in a developing country somewhere around the world?  Funds are available to assist you in that ministry through our Diocesan Mission Grants program.  At the 2015 Diocesan Convention we reaffirmed our commitment to support the UN’s development goals (now known as Sustainable Development Goals – SDGs) as criteria for global mission grants. This is consistent with the mission goals of The Episcopal Church, and with our baptismal covenant “to seek and serve Christ in…

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Second Round of Green Grants Available

August 14, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Is your church planning a project that will save either energy or water?  The BCE (Bishop’s Committee for the Environment) is sponsoring grants to support your work to reduce our impact on God’s good earth.  The BCE matches church expenditures up to $500.  If you have a project in mind or one that you have recently started, check out the application at the link below. Applications are due September 30.

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A Holy Waste of Time: Self-Discovery Retreat for Young Adults

August 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - August 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
St. Andrew’s House, 7550 E. State Route 106
Union, WA 98592 United States
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$85

With day to day life making so many demands on our time and energy, it’s easy to forget the importance of rest. Remind yourself about the renewing power of relaxation by joining us for A Holy Waste of Time! Young adults (ages 18 – 35) from throughout the Diocese of Olympia are invited to this annual weekend of fun, friendship and faith at St. Andrew’s House, a gorgeous rustic lodge situated with a breathtaking view of the Hood Canal and…

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Suicide: Warning Signs and How to Respond – Session 1

August 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Dustan, Shoreline, 722 N. 145th St.
Shoreline, WA 98133 United States
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$10

Many of us have been through dark times, or watched others suffer. We don’t always know how or when that darkness might lead to suicide. As a society, we’re becoming more aware of mental health, mental illness, and suicide, through the news, social media, exposing these issues and allowing us the opportunity to respond and help. What does real help look like? It can feel awkward or scary when we don’t know what to do. This training will give practical,…

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Bishop’s Society Event

August 29, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Bishop Rickel and Dean Thomason are proud to celebrate and reflect on the legacy of the Living Stones Capital Campaign at this year’s Bishop’s Society Member Appreciation event. It was truly a diocesan effort-over 600 individual donors and most parishes within the Diocese of Olympia contributed, raising more than $9.5 million for the restoration and renovation of Saint Mark’s Cathedral building. The evening will begin in Bloedel Hall with appetizers and dinner catered by the Cordon Bleu chef’s of St.…

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Conspire 2018: The Path of Descent as Path of Transformation

August 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on September 1, 2018 at 8:00 am

One event on September 2, 2018 at 8:15 am

Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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$10

A live webcast with Richard Rohr and friends, hosted at Saint Mark’s, Bloedel Hall. Come and explore contemplative teachings, practices, reflection, and conversation with Richard Rohr, Barbara Holmes, Brian McLaren, Barbara Brown Taylor, and Mirabai Starr to reconsider dark times as sacred and to find companionship, community, and courage for your own unique journey of becoming Love in our world. The mystics of many spiritual traditions teach the path of descent—surrender, generative self-emptying—as the way of transformation. More than ideas…

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September 2018

Why Are They fleeing? Toward Durable Solutions to the Forced Migration Crisis in Our Hemisphere

September 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Images of Central American children at our southern border torn from their parents’ arms have been making headlines and prompting widespread public outrage. Our government explains such measures as a necessary strategy to deter “illegal immigration.” Yet families keep arriving, undeterred. Meanwhile, few in our country ask: Why are families willing to risk their lives to seek safe haven in the United States? What are they fleeing? And how can we address the root causes or “push factors” of this…

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Global Climate Action Summit Multi-faith Service

September 12, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Bloedel Hall, Saint Mark’s Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave E
Seattle, 98102
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As part of the Global Climate Action Summit event, Sept. 8-14, in San Francisco, Grace Episcopal Cathedral will host a multi-faith service including speakers, music and dance. Saint Mark’s will host a live webcast of the service in Bloedel Hall. The event will culminate in a call for a renewed commitment to sustainable actions. Participating leaders (via video) include His Holiness the Dalai Lama, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Episcopal Presiding Bishop the Most Reverend Michael B. Curry.…

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Suicide: Warning Signs and How to Respond – Session 2

September 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
St. Thomas, Medina, 8398 NE 12th St
Medina, WA 98039 United States
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$10

Many of us have been through dark times, or watched others suffer. We don’t always know how or when that darkness might lead to suicide. As a society, we’re becoming more aware of mental health, mental illness, and suicide, through the news, social media, exposing these issues and allowing us the opportunity to respond and help. What does real help look like? It can feel awkward or scary when we don’t know what to do. This training will give practical,…

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Episcopalians, Squash Hunger!

September 23, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Food Bank Farm, Connelly Rd.
Snohomish, WA 98296 United States
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A bumper crop of nutritious winter squash grows ripening in the rich soil of the Snohomish River Valley. We need your help to deliver this top quality produce to the hungry. In just three hours, 100 harvesters can fill a Food Lifeline semi with 40,000 pounds of delicious winter squash.  That’s 80,000 servings of food!  From Food Lifeline, the squash goes out to 300 food banks in Western Washington.  Volunteers hand harvest acorn squash and fill bins in the field.  All ages. …

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October 2018

Versed 2018: Theological Conversations in the 21st Century

October 9, 2018 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until November 14, 2018

Diocesan House, 1551 10th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Free

Join other young adults in their twenties and thirties for light dinner and conversations with Episcopal priests and area faith leaders. Everyone is welcome! October 9: Being in Relationship with the Rev. Elizabeth Riley October 16: Passion vs. Paycheck with the Rev. Shelly Fayette & Aaron Scott, Diocesan Missioner for Anti-Poverty Organizing October 30: Befriending Death with Greg Malone, MA MDiv, Mgr. of Palliative Care, Swedish Medical Group November 6: Money & Power with the Rev. Joseph Peters-Mathews November 13: Spiritual and Religious with…

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Dreams and Spiritual Growth

October 9, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until March 12, 2019

Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Facilitated by Frances Parks, Ph.D., ABPP Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle; Leffler Living Room (Except November 13 & December 11 – meet in Cathedral House Room 210) | Second Tuesdays, October-March, 6:30pm | $10 per Session “The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before there was conscious ego...”— C.G. Jung Work with dream theory and material encourages an appreciation and understanding…

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Underhill House Listener Training

October 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Underhill House, 500 Broadway E
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Underhill House, a quiet place to pause for prayer, is offering its next Listener training on Wednesday, October 10 from 12:00pm–2:30pm. Come consider whether you’d like to greet, listen and pray with our guests once or twice a month, Wednesdays or Thursdays on Capitol Hill near Broadway and Republican. Come and discern — no commitment necessary to attend training. If you have questions or would like to sign up, please contact Susan Dean.

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Cursillo: Come and See… Go and Tell

October 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - October 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
St. Matthew, Browns Point/Tacoma, 6800 Eastside Drive NE
Tacoma, WA 98422 United States
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The next Come and See… Go and Tell/Cursillo weekend will be Friday midday, October 19 through Sunday afternoon, October 21 at Dumas Bay Conference Centre in Federal Way. Applications are accepted year-round. 

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A Dedication 90 Years in the Making: Dedication and Consecration of Cathedral Renovations

October 21, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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You are cordially invited to join The Rt. Rev. Gregory H. Rickel, Bishop of the Diocese of Olympia, for a special service of Consecration and Dedication of the Saint Mark’s Cathedral renovations and the new baptismal font. Among the donor recognitions will be a Donor Wall naming all 806 individual donors and every parish who contributed to this historic campaign.

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St. Andrew’s House Fundraiser Gala 2018

October 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. Andrew’s House, 7550 E. State Route 106
Union, WA 98592 United States
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Come to St. Andrew's House for an evening of great food (tapas style), an Art Exhibit of the work of Jean Tudor, and a concert featuring talented singer/songwriter Beth Whitney. Tickets can be purchase online at the St. Andrew's House website.

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Interpreting in the Episcopal Church: Demystifying the Liturgy

October 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
St. Matthew, Browns Point/Tacoma, 6800 Eastside Drive NE
Tacoma, WA 98422 United States
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This workshop is geared toward working freelance interpreters who have an interest in working in the Episcopal Church setting. This 6-hour workshop delves into the essential components of the Book of Common Prayer and the liturgy of Episcopal worship. Focus will be on understanding the meaning(s) behind the liturgy in order to render a cogent and accurate interpretation. Father Kendall Haynes, Rector, will give a brief tour of the church nave. This workshop will be presented in ASL with no…

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November 2018

Fierce Conversations Leadership Training

November 9, 2018 - November 10, 2018
St. John, Snohomish, 913 2nd St.
Snohomish, 98290
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“While no single conversation is guaranteed to change the trajectory of a career, a company, a relationship, or a life... any single conversation can.” Training in Fierce Conversations will provide you with tools to transform the conversations that are central to your success.

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Fierce Conversations Leadership Training

November 16, 2018 - November 17, 2018
St. Anne, Washougal, 2350 Main St.
Washougal, WA 98671 United States
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“While no single conversation is guaranteed to change the trajectory of a career, a company, a relationship, or a life... any single conversation can.” Training in Fierce Conversations will provide you with tools to transform the conversations that are central to your success.

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December 2018

Fierce Conversations Leadership Training

December 7, 2018 - December 8, 2018
St. Benedict, Lacey, 910 Bowker St SE
Lacey, WA 98503 United States
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“While no single conversation is guaranteed to change the trajectory of a career, a company, a relationship, or a life... any single conversation can.” Training in Fierce Conversations will provide you with tools to transform the conversations that are central to your success.

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January 2019

Choir School Open House: Juniors

January 15, 2019 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
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January 15th from 4:45pm-6pm, and January 16th from 3:30-4:45pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Free

Join the Junior Choristers of Saint Mark's for an open rehearsal! Choristers learn how to be well-rounded musicians through vocal and ear training, and also practice their skills as liturgical leaders in services. This active community performs monthly in the beautiful sacred space at Saint Mark's Cathedral. The Open House will invite any new singers to join in with the choristers as they play music theory games, learn music through listening, and sing all together. Parents are welcome to attend,…

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Choir School Open House: Seniors

January 16, 2019 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Free

Join the Senior Choristers of Saint Mark's for an open rehearsal! Choristers learn how to be well-rounded musicians through ear and vocal training as well as through practicing liturgical leadership in services on Sundays. This active community meets weekly and performs monthly in the beautiful sacred space at Saint Mark's Cathedral, as well as participates in an annual regional Ambassador tour. The Open House will invite any new singers to join in with the choristers as they practice music for…

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April 2019

Compline Choir recording release: Of the Lord’s Mercies

April 21, 2019 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Free

The Compline Choir announces the April 21 release of 'Of the Lord’s Mercies,' featuring music for Lent, Holy Week, and Easter. This recording combines some of choir's best-loved seasonal music with music newly composed. The disc features 11 premiere recordings of music by Peter R. Hallock, Jason A. Anderson, Erin Aas, and Thomas Foster, and new recordings of 'Lamentations of the Prophet Jeremiah' and 'Come, Holy Spirit' and a premiere recording of 'If we could shut the gate' composed by…

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Carnival Night! A Regional Youth Event

April 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St. Matthew, Browns Point/Tacoma, 6800 Eastside Drive NE
Tacoma, WA 98422 United States
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Free

We invite youth in grades 6 to 12 to join us for a fun Carnival themed afternoon hosted at St. Matthew Episcopal Church in Tacoma! Episcopal Youth groups in South King County and Pierce will join us for an afternoon of fellowship, games and even carnival themed snacks. This event is FREE. Youth are welcome to bring friends. This event will be from 1PM-4PM. @ St. Matthew Episcopal Church 6800 East Side Dr. NE, Tacoma WA. 98422

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June 2019

Priestly Ordinations

June 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Your prayers and presence are invited. By the grace of God and the People of God consenting, The Rt. Rev. Gregory H. Rickel, Bishop of Olympia will ordain Arlen Thomas Farley, Jonathan Whitney Hanneman, & Christopher Ryan McPeak to the Order of Priests. The festival color is red. A reception is to follow.

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Camp Huston Summer Camp 2019: Counselor Training

June 25, 2019 - July 4, 2019
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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$435

Camp Huston, the Diocese of Olympia's summer camp, serves children in grades 1-10. Campers have an opportunity to learn more about nature, God, and themselves while building teamwork and self-esteem. We also offer leadership development through our Counselor Training program for those who have completed 10th grade. Scholarships are available! Counselor Training: June 25 - July 4 ($435) Discovery Camp 1: July 6-12 ($591) Horse Camp 1: July 6-12 ($780) Missoula Children's Theatre Camp: July 14-19 ($591) Discovery Camp 2:…

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July 2019

Camp Huston Summer Camp 2019: Discovery Camp

July 6, 2019 - July 12, 2019
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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$591

Camp Huston, the Diocese of Olympia's summer camp, serves children in grades 1-10. Campers have an opportunity to learn more about nature, God, and themselves while building teamwork and self-esteem. We also offer leadership development through our Counselor Training program for those who have completed 10th grade. Scholarships are available! Counselor Training: June 25 - July 4 ($435) Discovery Camp 1: July 6-12 ($591) Horse Camp 1: July 6-12 ($780) Missoula Children's Theatre Camp: July 14-19 ($591) Discovery Camp 2:…

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Camp Huston Summer Camp 2019: Horse Camp 1

July 6, 2019 - July 12, 2019
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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$780

Camp Huston, the Diocese of Olympia's summer camp, serves children in grades 1-10. Campers have an opportunity to learn more about nature, God, and themselves while building teamwork and self-esteem. We also offer leadership development through our Counselor Training program for those who have completed 10th grade. Scholarships are available! Counselor Training: June 25 - July 4 ($435) Discovery Camp 1: July 6-12 ($591) Horse Camp 1: July 6-12 ($780) Missoula Children's Theatre Camp: July 14-19 ($591) Discovery Camp 2:…

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Camp Huston Summer Camp 2019: Missoula Children’s Theatre Camp

July 14, 2019 - July 19, 2019
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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$591

Camp Huston, the Diocese of Olympia's summer camp, serves children in grades 1-10. Campers have an opportunity to learn more about nature, God, and themselves while building teamwork and self-esteem. We also offer leadership development through our Counselor Training program for those who have completed 10th grade. Scholarships are available! Counselor Training: June 25 - July 4 ($435) Discovery Camp 1: July 6-12 ($591) Horse Camp 1: July 6-12 ($780) Missoula Children's Theatre Camp: July 14-19 ($591) Discovery Camp 2:…

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Camp in the Cascades: Six-Day at Camp Huston for Grades 9-12

July 14, 2019 - July 20, 2019
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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$500

Join us as we explore how loving one another is a pathway to peace. We’ll look at this from a variety of cultural, historical, and theological perspectives through small group conversations, speaker panels, workshops, and daily worship. There will also be games, a dance, a variety show, and camp activities like crafts and archery. And if you need some time alone to think, there will be plenty of chances to relax, have a swim, or go for an exploratory hike.…

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Saint Mark’s Choir School Summer Camp

July 15, 2019 - July 19, 2019
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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$250

Saint Mark's welcome boys and girls, regardless of church affiliation, who are interested in singing beautiful and exciting music of the Christian faith in the striking cathedral setting, while growing as musicians and children of God. Camp activities include joyful singing of glorious music in the beautiful cathedral, daily guests specializing in art, drumming, and composition, field trips and outdoor activities, and visual art projects.

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Camp Huston Summer Camp 2019: Discovery Camp 2

July 28, 2019 - August 3, 2019
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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$591

Camp Huston, the Diocese of Olympia's summer camp, serves children in grades 1-10. Campers have an opportunity to learn more about nature, God, and themselves while building teamwork and self-esteem. We also offer leadership development through our Counselor Training program for those who have completed 10th grade. Scholarships are available! Counselor Training: June 25 - July 4 ($435) Discovery Camp 1: July 6-12 ($591) Horse Camp 1: July 6-12 ($780) Missoula Children's Theatre Camp: July 14-19 ($591) Discovery Camp 2:…

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Camp Huston Summer Camp 2019: Intermediate Horse Camp

July 28, 2019 - August 3, 2019
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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$780

Camp Huston, the Diocese of Olympia's summer camp, serves children in grades 1-10. Campers have an opportunity to learn more about nature, God, and themselves while building teamwork and self-esteem. We also offer leadership development through our Counselor Training program for those who have completed 10th grade. Scholarships are available! Counselor Training: June 25 - July 4 ($435) Discovery Camp 1: July 6-12 ($591) Horse Camp 1: July 6-12 ($780) Missoula Children's Theatre Camp: July 14-19 ($591) Discovery Camp 2:…

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August 2019

Jan Krist in Concert

August 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Andrew’s House, 7550 E. State Route 106
Union, WA 98592 United States
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$15

Detroit-based Jan Krist is a singer-songwriter with expert guitar chops (including the use of rich open tunings) literate lyrics, and the indescribable ratio between emotion, honesty and humor that makes for a devoted following. Opening for Jan is local artist Jordan Nylander, performing his original work "Hood Canal Suite." Come for the evening, or spend the night and enjoy a great Sunday morning breakfast!

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Pilgrimage on the Peninsula: Youth Creation Care Pilgrimage for Grades 9-12 (2018-2019 School Year)

August 4, 2019 - August 10, 2019
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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$480

Let’s take in the beauty of God’s creation on our first-ever youth pilgrimage on the Olympic Discovery Trail. Teen pilgrims will start at Saint Mark's Cathedral and then head west, hiking daily in the mornings; enjoying field-trips, boating and other activities in the afternoon; resting at “waystations” each night; and finally reaching the shores of the Pacific Ocean. Along the way we will hear inspirational stories about what teens and adults are doing to stem climate change. We are delighted…

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Former Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori to Speak and Preach at Saint Mark’s Cathedral

August 4, 2019
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Saint Mark’s Cathedral is honored to welcome The Right Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori as our guest on Sunday, August 4. She will speak at the 10:10am “Friends Talking” forum in Bloedel Hall and will preach at the 11:00am Cathedral Eucharist. The former Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, who prior to her ordination earned her Ph.D. in oceanography, will spend a week in our diocese leading a “Creation Care Youth Pilgrimage” beginning here at Saint Mark’s Cathedral and ending at…

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Former Presiding Bishop Schori at Grace, Bainbridge

August 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Grace, Bainbridge Island, 8595 NE Day Rd
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 United States
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The Diocese of Olympia is delighted to host the former Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, the Right Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori in Seattle and on the Olympic Peninsula as part of her participation in the diocesan Youth Creation Care Pilgrimage. During the course of the pilgrimage, Bishop Katharine will speak at Grace, Bainbridge and talk about growing up in the Pacific Northwest and how she was inspired to become a scientist and then a faith leader. She will be…

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Camp Huston Summer Camp 2019: Mini Camp

August 5, 2019 - August 8, 2019
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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$375

Camp Huston, the Diocese of Olympia's summer camp, serves children in grades 1-10. Campers have an opportunity to learn more about nature, God, and themselves while building teamwork and self-esteem. We also offer leadership development through our Counselor Training program for those who have completed 10th grade. Scholarships are available! Counselor Training: June 25 - July 4 ($435) Discovery Camp 1: July 6-12 ($591) Horse Camp 1: July 6-12 ($780) Missoula Children's Theatre Camp: July 14-19 ($591) Discovery Camp 2:…

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Former Presiding Bishop Schori at St. Andrew, Port Angeles

August 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. Andrew, Port Angeles, 510 E. Park Avenue
Port Angeles, WA 98362 United States
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The Diocese of Olympia is delighted to host the former Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, the Right Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori in Seattle and on the Olympic Peninsula as part of her participation in the diocesan Youth Creation Care Pilgrimage. During the course of the pilgrimage, Bishop Katharine will speak at St. Andrew, Port Angeles to discuss “Science and Religion as Wisdom Traditions.” All are welcome to this free event.

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Camp Huston Summer Camp 2019: International Discovery Camp

August 11, 2019 - August 17, 2019
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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$591

Camp Huston, the Diocese of Olympia's summer camp, serves children in grades 1-10. Campers have an opportunity to learn more about nature, God, and themselves while building teamwork and self-esteem. We also offer leadership development through our Counselor Training program for those who have completed 10th grade. Scholarships are available! Counselor Training: June 25 - July 4 ($435) Discovery Camp 1: July 6-12 ($591) Horse Camp 1: July 6-12 ($780) Missoula Children's Theatre Camp: July 14-19 ($591) Discovery Camp 2:…

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Camp Huston Summer Camp 2019: Buckaroo Camp

August 11, 2019 - August 17, 2019
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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$780

Camp Huston, the Diocese of Olympia's summer camp, serves children in grades 1-10. Campers have an opportunity to learn more about nature, God, and themselves while building teamwork and self-esteem. We also offer leadership development through our Counselor Training program for those who have completed 10th grade. Scholarships are available! Counselor Training: June 25 - July 4 ($435) Discovery Camp 1: July 6-12 ($591) Horse Camp 1: July 6-12 ($780) Missoula Children's Theatre Camp: July 14-19 ($591) Discovery Camp 2:…

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Eat, Play, Love: Not Your Average Bible Study…

August 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until August 15, 2019

Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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$40

On four evenings in August, the community of Saint Mark’s Cathedral will come together to eat, sing, learn, create, and build a beloved community of neighbors. This is an event specifically designed to offer something for everyone, whether a child, teenager, or adult; whether single or partnered; and whichever Sunday morning service they attend. The activities of the four nights explore the question once asked of Jesus, “Who is my neighbor?”, with activities led by the entire clergy team and…

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A Holy Waste of Time

August 16, 2019 - August 18, 2019
St. Andrew’s House, 7550 E. State Route 106
Union, WA 98592 United States
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$85

A weekend of fun, friendship, and faith for young adults (18 and up) at St. Andrew's House!

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Cursillo Prayer & Share

August 24, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
St. Luke, Sequim, 525 N 5th Ave
Sequim, WA 98382 United States
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St. Luke, Sequim will hold a Prayer & Share gathering of Cursillistas, especially those in the Northern Olympic Peninsula, on Saturday, August 24th from 10:00am until 1:30pm. However, all friends of Come and See/Cursillo are invited. If you are thinking of attending the Come and See Fall Weekend, this event will give you a "taste." Join us for music, Witness Speaker Kathy Couch from St. Paul's Port Townsend, and time for sharing our journeys. Lunch provided. Free will offering accepted.…

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September 2019

Saint Mark’s Choir School: Registration Now Open!

September 10, 2019
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Saint Mark's Cathedral is now accepting new choristers to join the Choir School!

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Crisis Intervention Training

September 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 10:00 am

Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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$10

The Diocese of Olympia's Mental Health Taskforce presents a workshop teaching effective ways to approach and respond to those in crisis, particularly those suffering from mental illness and drug abuse.

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Holy Eucharist with Service of Light

September 18, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 1, 2020

Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle hosts a weekly brief and beautiful celebration of Holy Eucharist using an evocative liturgy adapted from the Iona Rite.

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Children & Families Ministries Meeting

September 25, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Diocesan House, 1551 10th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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The Office of the Bishop hosts a quarterly gathering of Children & Family Ministry leaders and volunteers.

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October 2019

Preaching Across the Divide: An Episcopal Preaching Foundation Conference

October 3, 2019 - October 4, 2019
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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The Office of the Bishop is pleased to host a skills-based preaching conference for all clergy and licensed preachers in the Diocese of Olympia.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training for Adults

October 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Diocesan House, 1551 10th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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$10

A one day training for adults on risk factors and intervention skills for dealing with mental health first aid for youth.

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Blessing of the Animals

October 5, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle observes the Feast Day of Saint Francis of Assisi with an outdoor liturgy addressing God's gift of the Earth, creative musical offerings, and the Blessing of the Animals.

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First Sundays Soup & Prayer

October 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 10, 2020

St. Andrew’s House, 7550 E. State Route 106
Union, WA 98592 United States
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St, Andrew's House Conference and Retreat Center presents a monthly soup dinner, followed by an evening prayer service.

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What a Wonderful World: Fall High School Youth Retreat

October 11, 2019 - October 13, 2019
St. Matthew, Browns Point/Tacoma, 6800 Eastside Drive NE
Tacoma, WA 98422 United States
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$40

Join other high school youth from across the diocese for a weekend of conversations about the ways we can help transform our world and the people we meet each and every day at the Fall High School Youth Retreat.

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Fierce Conversatons Training

October 11, 2019 - October 12, 2019
$25

Come and learn how to have “fierce conversations” - leave feeling confident and empowered to create high levels of collaboration and partnership in all aspects of your life and work.

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Budget & Finance Webinar

October 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Diocesan Budget & Finance Committee hosts a webinar to present the Diocesan 2020 Budget overview and Q&A.

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Underhill House Listener Training

October 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Underhill House, 500 Broadway E
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Underhill House, a quiet place to pause for prayer, is offering listener training.

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Come and See… Go and Tell/Cursillo

October 25, 2019 - October 27, 2019
Dumas Bay Conference Center, 3200 SW Dash Point Rd
Federal Way, WA 98023 United States
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$100

Come and See… Go and Tell/Cursillo offers an experience of spiritual renewal in which Guests experience God’s unconditional love while deepening their understanding of Jesus’ teachings.

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November 2019

Liturgical Living: Learning to Dance with God in Every Place

November 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 2, 2019 at 9:00 am

Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle hosts Gertrud Mueller Nelson for a workshop exploring creative and live-giving ways to integrate into our lives the marking of cycles and seasons of passing time.

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We Are Stardust: Fall Middle School Retreat

November 23, 2019 - November 24, 2019
Epiphany, Seattle, 1805 38th Ave
Seattle, 98122
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$35

Join other middle school youth (Grades 6-9) for a fun overnight adventure November 23-24 at Epiphany, Seattle as we learn more about how we connect with God and the world around us.

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Thanksgiving Day Holy Eucharist

November 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle holds a Holy Eucharist on the morning of Thanksgiving Day, with hymns and prayers of thanksgiving.

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December 2019

“O” Antiphons Liturgy

December 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle presents their annual "O" Anitphons liturgy, a Seattle tradition for over 30 years.

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Children & Families Ministry Leadership Meeting

December 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Diocesan House, 1551 10th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Join others in the diocese who are creatively engaged in children and families ministry for a meeting of idea-sharing, strategic planning, and mutual support.

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An Enneagram Overview/Refresher

December 4, 2019 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle hosts an overview and refresher of the Enneagram.

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Fierce Conversatons Training

December 6, 2019 - December 7, 2019
Christ Church, Anacortes, 1216 7th St.
Anacortes, WA 98221 United States
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$25

Come and learn how to have “fierce conversations” - leave feeling confident and empowered to create high levels of collaboration and partnership in all aspects of your life and work.

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Filming Christmas for the Whole Church

December 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St. John the Baptist, West Seattle, 3050 California Ave SW
Seattle, 98116
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Join St. John the Baptist, West Seattle and the Digital Evangelism Team of The Episcopal Church for a special service that will be filmed and broadcast on Christmas Eve.

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Evening Episcopalians at St. Luke, Renton

December 22, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Luke’s, Renton, 99 Wells Ave S
Renton, WA 98057 United States
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Evening Episcopalians, a ministry for young adults in the diocese, joins St. Luke, Renton for Yule - a seasonal liturgy to celebrate winter solstice.

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Cathedral Christmas Eve Live-Stream

December 24, 2019 @ 10:15 pm - December 25, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle will live-stream its Christmas Eve service.

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January 2020

The Enneagram Instinctual Subtypes that Fuel Our Behavior

January 10 - January 11
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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$60

Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle hosts a weekend workshop exploring your Enneagram instinctual subtype.

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Finding Home: Cultivating Faithfulness to True Self in Ministry and Life (A Courage & Renewal Retreat for Pastors and Religious Leaders)

January 13 - January 15
St. Andrew’s House, 7550 E. State Route 106
Union, WA 98592 United States
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$580

A retreat of renewal and restoration for clergy and religious leaders.

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Come and See: Looking for Jesus in the Holy Land (Led by Bishop Rickel)

January 22 - February 1
$4,625

Join Bishop Rickel for his annual pilgrimage to the Holy Land of Israel/Palestine from January 22 to February 1, 2020! This pilgrimage is open to all and offers a very particular opportunity to engage our sacred Scriptures contextually and to learn more about the foundational stories of our faith. You also will engage people who call this special place home while exploring the realities of the Palestinian/Israeli conflict. You will worship with our sisters and brothers in Christ in Nazareth…

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Prayer & Share

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
St. Columba, Kent, 26715 Military Rd S
Kent, WA 98032 United States
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The Secretariat of Come & See/Cursillo invites all to a diocesan-wide gathering for Prayer & Share with a witness speaker.

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Underhill House Listener Training

January 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Underhill House, 500 Broadway E
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Underhill House, a quiet place to pause for prayer, is offering listener training.

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February 2020

CCD 2.0 – Design Skills

February 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dumas Bay Conference Center, 3200 SW Dash Point Rd
Federal Way, WA 98023 United States
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$25

Join us for the first installment of CCD 2.0, next level curriculum and skill development, as we learn to use the tools of CCD to design meetings and retreats for your congregation or organization.

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2020 Diocese of Olympia Clergy Conference

February 9 - February 12
Kitsap Conference Center at Bremerton Harborside, 100 Washington Ave
Bremerton, WA 98337 United States
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The 2020 Diocese of Olympia Clergy Conference will explore the ways in which conflict and anxiety can be catalysts for positive change in congregational systems.

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Relationship Toolbox: Winter High School Youth Retreat

February 28 - March 1
Black Diamond Camps, Auburn, 19830 SE 328th Pl
Auburn, 98092
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$90

Join other youth from across the diocese for our Winter High School Youth Retreat and find the right tools for your toolbox to keep your relationships strong and secure.

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2020 Palestinian Film Series – Event Canceled

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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One event on March 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 24, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm

Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Come join Saint Mark's Cathedral's Mideast Focus Ministry for a series of of films to entertain, educate, move, and inspire, and support its mission to educate our community and work for justice in Palestine.

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March 2020

Better Together 2020 – Event Canceled

March 7 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
St. Margaret, Bellevue, 4228 Factoria Blvd SE
Bellevue, WA 98006
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$15

Join us Better Together, a day-long conference for faith formation workers featuring an inspiring keynote address from Sharon Ely Pearson, workshops, regional networking opportunities, and community worship!

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Creating Burning Bushes: Supporting Faith at Home and on the Road – Event Canceled

March 8 @ 12:45 pm - 4:00 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Saint Mark's Cathedral welcomes Sharon Ely Pearson who will be offering an interactive workshop on "Creating Burning Bushes: Supporting Faith at Home and on the Road."

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Godly Play Commuter Core Training

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Grace, Bainbridge Island, 8595 NE Day Rd
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 United States
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$155

Grace, Bainbridge Island will be offering the first of three Godly Play training sessions.

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Celebrating Life in the Resurrection: A Workshop on Planning the Celebration of Your Life through Faith, Hope and Love – Event Canceled

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
St. Thomas, Medina, 8398 NE 12th St
Medina, WA 98039 United States
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$20

Join us for a diocesan workshop at St. Thomas, Medina about planning a funeral or memorial service that features hymn-singing, guidance, and perspectives from Bishop Rickel and friends.

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Godly Play Overview

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
St. James, Sedro Woolley, 1013 Polte Rd.
Sedro Woolley, WA 98284 United States
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For those who have Sunday classroom experience with Godly Play but are looking to strengthen their skills, this one-day training will provide fresh insight and tips on effective storytelling and a meaningful art response.

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Better Together Webinar: Keynote Remarks with Sharon Ely Pearson

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In these difficult times, author, blogger, and Episcopal influencer Sharon Ely Pearson brings perspective and hope with her insightful remarks on "Faith Formation in a Changing Church: Learning from the Past; Preparing for the Future."

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Bohemian Spring Dinner

March 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Andrew’s House, 7550 E. State Route 106
Union, WA 98592 United States
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$125

St. Andrew's House hosts a Pop Up Restaurant to help raise money for their Theodorus Scholarship Fund.

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Prayer & Share/Cursillo – Event Canceled

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
St. Paul, Mount Vernon, 415 S 18th St.
Mount Vernon, WA 98274 United States
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Join the Come and See/Cursillo community for a Prayer & Share at St. Paul, Mount Vernon with music, witness speaker, and sharing followed by a potluck lunch.

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April 2020

St. Andrew’s House Zoom Retreat

April 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 12, 2020

$25

St. Andrew's House is holding a Zoom Retreat on Re-imaging Life During and After the Pandemic.

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Webinar – Paycheck Protection Program Loans (in the CARES Act)

April 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar will offer help in applying for a loan to grant program recently funded in the CARES Act.

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Webinar – Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Emergency Unemployment Insurance

April 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This webinar will help you and your financial stewards navigate Emergency Paid Sick Leave (Families First Coronavirus Response Act) and expanded unemployment benefits for affected employees.

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ASL Interpreted Easter Vigil from Saint Mark’s Cathedral

April 11 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

The Office of the Bishop and Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle are partnering to present American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation for Saint Mark's Cathedral's live-stream of the Great Vigil of Easter.

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Online Youth Gathering: Monday Funday

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until August 27, 2020

Join other youth from across the diocese every Monday night for virtual games, challenges, and fun together!

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Online Youth Gathering: Wednesday Worship

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 3, 2020

Join other youth from across the diocese for activities, workshops, or guest speakers, followed by compline with different priests from around the diocese.

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Children’s Presence in Worship: Full Participation or Brief Appearance?

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join faith formation educator and resource Sharon Ely Pearson for an on-line workshop and follow-up Q&A on: "Children’s Presence in Worship: Full Participation or Brief Appearance?"

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Stewardship and Giving in a Locked Down World – Webinar

April 28 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Bishop Rickel hosts a webinar on stewardship and online giving for our current crisis.

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Texting God: The Spirituality of Youth

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join your colleagues in Western Washington for a lecture and follow-up conversation on "Texting God: The Spirituality of Youth."

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College for Congregational Development in Quarantine – Zoom Meeting

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

The College for Congregational Development presents a Zoom meeting for us to pause, check-in with each other, and reflect on what we’ve learned and how we’re applying College for Congregational Development material in our current reality.

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May 2020

Godly Play Commuter Core Training

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Grace, Bainbridge Island, 8595 NE Day Rd
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 United States
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$155

Grace, Bainbridge Island will be offering the second of three Godly Play training sessions.

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Webinar on House Bill 1754: Homeless Shelters on Church Property

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Office of the Bishop presents a webinar providing details and information on HB-1754 regarding homeless shelters on church properties.

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All Bach on the Flentrop Organ – Live-Stream

May 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Organist Michael Kleinschmidt plays a live-streamed concert of all Bach music on the Flentrop Organ of Saint Mark's Cathedral in Seattle.

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Cathedral Day 2020 – Event Canceled

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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Due to the continued public health crisis, Cathedral Day 2020 will be canceled. Stay tuned for more information concerning a day for confirmations on November 21, 2020 at Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle.

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How Are You Reaching Out to Children & Families Right Now? A Faith Formation Virtual Meeting

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

If you're looking for ideas for reaching out to the children and families in your congregation, join this casual Zoom conversation where we'll discuss what's working and what's not!

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Survive or Thrive: Mental Health Awareness Webinar

May 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

We will discuss ideas for staying healthy, resilient, and how to identify & decrease stress and anxiety…and help others do the same.

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Godly Play Commuter Core Training

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Grace, Bainbridge Island, 8595 NE Day Rd
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 United States
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$155

Grace, Bainbridge Island will be offering the final of three Godly Play training sessions.

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June 2020

Setting the Table for Generosity: Frameworks for Stewardship in COVID Times

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Marc Rieke, Senior Consultant for The Enrichment Group, explores sound scriptural understandings of healthy and effective stewardship foundations and frameworks, considerations, unique opportunities and practical strategies for unfolding stewardship appeals in this current time.

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One Diocese, One Church, One Day to Worship Together

June 7 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for an all-diocese worship service designed to bring together all Episcopalians in Western Washington to worship as one, connect to each other, and meditate on all the ways we stay connected and stay church.

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ReGathering Considered: Legalities and Practicalities

June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Bishop Rickel and others for this webinar looking at the practical points for a church to consider once the decision is made to resume in-person worship services.

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Choir School Summer Camp 2020

June 13 - June 17
Saint Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, 1245 10th AVE E.
Seattle, WA 98102 United States
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$275

Saint Mark's Choir School presents Choir School Summer Camp, "Fruits of the Spirit!" with camps for children ages 5-high school.

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St. Andrew’s House Zoom Retreat

June 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
$25

St. Andrew's House offers this mini Zoom retreat that will explore the practices of Buddhist mindfulness meditation and Christian contemplative prayer.

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Saints, Scholars, and Stories: A Pilgrimage to Southern England

June 16 - June 29
$4,525

Join Bishop Rickel on a pilgrimage to Southern England and explore the roots of our Anglican identity.

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Launch: Honoring Graduating High School Seniors in the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Diocese of Olympia would like to honor high school seniors from around Western Washington with a special virtual service in their honor, led by Bishop Rickel, including music, a personalized slideshow, and customized reflections, so each senior is lifted up and celebrated at this important life milestone.

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Camp Huston Summer Camp

June 23 - August 15
Camp Huston, 14725 Ley Rd
Gold Bar, WA 98251 United States
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$375 – $795

We hope that you’ll join us at Camp Huston to make friends, experience nature and have fun!

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Keeping Archives: Keeping Faith

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Free

Join diocesan archivist, Diane Wells, as she provides a look into our diocesan archives, shares highlights of our archival collections, and reflects on how the Archives relates to our diocesan vision and helps us Keep the Faith.

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CCD in Pandemic – Two-Day Virtual Conference

June 24 - June 25
Free

Join us for a free, two-day virtual conference discussing how to use CCD tools within the context of the upheaval of pandemic, economic crisis, and the struggle for racial justice.

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Children & Families Ministry Leadership Meeting

June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Children & Families Ministry Leaders and all who work with children and families, are invited to this casual online gathering for brainstorming, idea-sharing, problem-solving, and guest speaker Crystal Goetz, who will share about the intergenerational program, "Messy Church."

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Virtual Prayer & Share

June 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us via Zoom for virtual Prayer & Share sponsored by the Come and See...Go and Tell/Cursillo Community.

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Ordinations to the Priesthood

June 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

All are invited to join this virtual service for ordinations to the priesthood in the Diocese of Olympia.

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July 2020

Episcopal Youth Event (EYE20): unite! ¡unámonos! – Event Canceled

July 5 - July 11
$1,000

Due to the current health crisis, this event has been canceled.

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It’s About Your Buildings: Being Good Stewards of Stuff

July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join your diocesan property manager, the Rev. Dennis Tierney, in a conversation about how to care for buildings so they can support your congregation's mission.

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Courage on the Threshold

July 10 - July 12
St. Andrew’s House, 7550 E. State Route 106
Union, WA 98592 United States
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$590 – $690

Join St. Andrew's House for a weekend to embrace life's changes with integrity and grace .

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Navigating a Changing Church: Intercultural Competency for Black People, Indigenous People and People of Color (BIPOC)

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join with other Episcopal BIPOC folk from around Western Washington to learn about how to care for ourselves while we model Jesus’s ministry of transformational change.

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Navegando una Iglesia en Transición: Capacidad Intercultural para personas de raza Negra, Indígenas, y de Color

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Júntese con otros episcopales de raza negra, indígenas y de color (por sus siglas en inglés: BIPOC) de la zona de Washington occidental para aprender cómo cuidarnos a nosotros mismos mientras damos ejemplo del ministerio de Jesús de cambio transformacional.

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Cybersecurity Webinar

July 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join Diocesan Internet Strategist Kerry Allman and find out how to identify malicious internet activity, how to protect yourself from cyberattacks, and how to help others do the same.

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Spirit Disciplines: Entering God’s Presence

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Dr. Grace La Torra, the Dean of the Diocese of Olympia Iona School, for a webinar that provides an overview of spiritual disciplines and proposes that spiritual disciplines are a way of entering into God's presence.

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6 Day Online

July 24 - July 25
$30

Join us for a virtual 6 Day and connect with other high school students via Zoom for worship, small group discussions, and "real world missions!"

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Book Sleuth: Finding the Books You Need

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join Diocesan Librarian Sue Tait for a webinar that explores the Diocesan Resource Center Library as an integral part of our diocesan vision and introduces resources from the library's home page.

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August 2020

Navigating a Changing Church: Intercultural Competency as a Bridge to Effective Anti-Racism Work

August 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join with other Episcopalians to learn about how increasing your skill in navigating intercultural similarity and difference can help you begin to do the personal work necessary to dismantle racism in our church and in our individual lives.

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Island Voyage: Youth Pilgrimage 2020

August 2 - August 8
$480

When quarantine and stay-at-home orders are lifted, reconnect with other youth from Across the Diocese for a week-long pilgrimage across the San Juan Islands as we learn to care for God's creation and grow together as a community.

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Refugee Resettlement Update: Past Accomplishments and Future Trends

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us Greg Hope, director of the Diocese of Olympia’s Refugee Resettlement Office for a presentation on past and future arrival trends, followed by a description of program services.

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Christian Media Literacy: Truth and Love

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Diocesan Internet Strategist Kerry Allman for a webinar that will provide tools to help you learn how to identify truth and facts from fiction and misinformation online.

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Virtual Prayer and Share

August 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

All are welcome to Zoom with us for a virtual Prayer & Share, sponsored by the Come and See/Cursillo Community.

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Spiritual Disciplines: Mysticism and the Transformation of Consciousness

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Diocese of Olympia’s Dean of the Iona School, Dr. Grace La Torra, and Fr. Bill Hardwick for the second in our series of ongoing webinars on spiritual disciplines - asking the question, can anyone be a mystic?

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Zoom & Teens: Charting a New Course for Youth Ministry in 2020-21

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join our new diocesan Youth Ministry Coordinator, Alex Flannagan, for a conversation about connecting with the youth in your congregation in spite of the challenges of social distancing.

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September 2020

A House for Us All: Diocesan House, the Former Leary Mansion

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Come join Diane Wells, Archivist for the Diocese of Olympia, as she leads a virtual tour of Diocesan House, the former Leary Mansion.

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Navigating a Changing Church: Intercultural Competency as a Bridge to Effective Anti-Racism Work

September 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join with other Episcopalians from around the Diocese of Olympia to learn about how increasing your skill in navigating intercultural similarity and difference can help you begin to do the personal work necessary to navigate, understand, and support efforts to dismantle racism in our church and in our individual lives.

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Children & Families Ministry Leadership Meeting

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Connect with Children & Families Ministry leaders from around the diocese in order to pause, share, learn and laugh.

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A Holy Harvest

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Food Bank Farm, Connelly Rd.
Snohomish, WA 98296 United States
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Do your part to help the Food Bank Farm harvest 500,000lb of food from the field to the tables of hungry people in socially-distanced family units!

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October 2020

Choral Evensong

October 4 @ 4:30 am - 5:30 am

Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle offers a live-streamed service of Choral Evensong for the Feast of Saint Michael and All Angels.

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Convention Overview & Platform Introduction

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Canon Dede Moore for a Convention overview and an introduction to the Chime virtual platform.

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A Bold Budget for Bad Times: Presenting the 2021 Diocesan Operating Budget

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Rev. Dennis Tierney and members of the Budget and Finance Committee for a webinar exploring the 2021 Operating Budget for the Diocese of Olympia - bad times call for bold responses; learn about our diocesan response.

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Youth Suicide Prevention Training

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Networks for Life is a three-hour certified training for youth suicide prevention.

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Convention Orientation

October 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

An orientation to the work of our 2020 Diocesan Convention including Rules or Order to be used for our virtual Convention.

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Towards Transforming Our Organizational Structures and Institutional Culture: An Introduction & Discussion of the Six Resolutions Submitted on Behalf of Ethnic Ministries Circles of Color

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This workshop will introduce each of the six convention resolutions submitted on behalf of Ethnic Ministries Circles of Color and provide an opportunity for dialog and questions.

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2020 Diocesan Convention

October 23 - October 24

Join us for the 110th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, as we gather virtually for workshops and worship. Join us as we assemble remotely to do the work of the diocese. Join us as we come together and connect as the Body of Christ.

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Flentrop Organ Concert: Michael Kleinschmidt, Organist

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Michael Kleinschmidt, organist, will begin the 2020-21 Saint Mark's Music Series with a concert on the Flentrop Organ.

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2020 Convention Eucharist

October 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for our 2020 Convention Eucharist as we wrap up the work of the 110th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia with prayer, worship, and Diaconal Ordinations.

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ASL and Spanish Interpreted Convention Eucharist

October 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for our 2020 Convention Eucharist as we wrap up the work of the 110th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia with prayer, worship, and Diaconal Ordinations.

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Eucaristía de la Convención Interpretada en Español

October 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Únase a nosotros para nuestra Eucaristía de la Convención 2020 mientras concluimos el trabajo de la 110a Convención de la Diócesis Episcopal de Olimpia con oración, adoración y ordenaciones diaconales.

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November 2020

Reversing Global Warming: Introduction to “Drawdown” for People of Faith

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The founder of Drawdown Seattle will outline how global warming can be reversed and the role that you and your church community can play. Whether you are new to the issue or a scientist on the front lines, you will benefit from learning about the Drawdown framework and from interaction and planning with church members from around the diocese.

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“2040” – At Home Community Screening

November 13 - November 22

Join us and reserve your place for this special, virtual screening of the award-winning climate documentary "2040" - a lively and family-friendly film - for free, in your own home!

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Clergy Wellness for Lay Leaders: Caring for Your Clergy During Covid Times

November 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Learn how lay leadership can specifically be of support for your clergy person/people during this incredibly stressful time.

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Mental Health First Aid: Training for Youth Workers

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Learn to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.

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Church Youth Ministry Leadership Meetings

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Join other youth ministry leaders across the diocese for a monthly leadership meeting!

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Diocesan Confirmation Liturgy

November 21 @ 10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Join Bishop Rickel and the rest of the Diocese of Olympia via the Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle live-stream for this special diocesan confirmation liturgy with confirmands from across Western Washington.

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Thanksgiving Day Prayers and Town Hall Meeting of Gratitude with Bishop Rickel

November 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

After the virtual Thanksgiving Day service at Saint Mark's Cathedral, join Bishop Rickel via Zoom for a virtual "get together" on Thanksgiving Day!

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Youth Night

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Join other youth from all across Western Washington gather for online games and activities, discussions, guest speakers, and worship.

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