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Holy Conversations

Grace, Bainbridge Island 8595 NE Day Rd, Bainbridge Island, WA, United States

During the month of August, you are invited to participate in a facilitated “Holy Conversation.”  The conversations will focus on the vision for the Diocese and how the bishop and staff can support congregations throughout our Diocese in living out their missions.  The data gathered in the Holy Conversation will help form the core of the diocesan profile—the descriptive document we will publish to seek applicants to serve as the Ninth Bishop of Olympia. We want to hear what you

A Holy Waste of Time Retreat

St. Andrew's House 7550 E. State Route 106, Union, WA, United States

Adults in their 20s & 30s from around the Diocese of Olympia are invited to our annual weekend of fun, friendship, faith, and blessed time-wasting at St. Andrew’s House, a comfortable, rustic lodge situated on the Hood Canal with the Olympic Mountains just beyond.

$95

Music That Makes Community

Resurrection, Roslyn 202 W Arizona Ave, Roslyn, WA, United States

Join the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection, Roslyn for a renewing day of building community through congregational singing, learning, and fellowship.

Holy Conversations

St. Matthew~San Mateo, Auburn 123 L St NE, Auburn, WA, United States

During the month of August, you are invited to participate in a facilitated “Holy Conversation.”  The conversations will focus on the vision for the Diocese and how the bishop and staff can support congregations throughout our Diocese in living out their missions.  The data gathered in the Holy Conversation will help form the core of the diocesan profile—the descriptive document we will publish to seek applicants to serve as the Ninth Bishop of Olympia. We want to hear what you

Holy Conversations

St. Luke's, Sequim 525 N 5th Ave, Sequim, WA, United States

During the month of August, you are invited to participate in a facilitated “Holy Conversation.”  The conversations will focus on the vision for the Diocese and how the bishop and staff can support congregations throughout our Diocese in living out their missions.  The data gathered in the Holy Conversation will help form the core of the diocesan profile—the descriptive document we will publish to seek applicants to serve as the Ninth Bishop of Olympia. We want to hear what you

Regional Confirmation Service

Christ Church, Blaine 382 Boblett St., Blaine, WA, United States

Saturday, August 26 11.00 am Christ Episcopal Church 382 Boblett Street Blaine, Washington The Rt. Rev'd Brian Prior presiding.

Holy Conversations

Trinity, Everett 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett, WA, United States

During the month of August, you are invited to participate in a facilitated “Holy Conversation.”  The conversations will focus on the vision for the Diocese and how the bishop and staff can support congregations throughout our Diocese in living out their missions.  The data gathered in the Holy Conversation will help form the core of the diocesan profile—the descriptive document we will publish to seek applicants to serve as the Ninth Bishop of Olympia. In-Person and on Zoom. On YouTube:

Friends of Tent of Nations, North America: Seattle Reception for Bill Plitt

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

Bill Plitt, co-founder and longtime leader of Friends of Tent of Nations - North America, will be in the Pacific Northwest in early September. St. Mark’s Cathedral’s Mideast Focus Ministry and the Bishop’s Committee for Justice and Peace in the Holy Land will host a reception.

Art Mural Celebration

Christ Church, Seattle 4548 Brooklyn Ave. NE, Seattle

Join Christ Church, Seattle for the Healing Art Mural Celebration connecting Christ Church, Seattle and the University Community.

Questioning Together + Compline

Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle 1245 10th AVE E., Seattle, WA, United States

Join in for a conversation with other young adults about the power of connection when our faith is brought outside the church walls and onto the streets.

Education For Ministry

Online

St. Margaret's, Bellevue's Zoom EFM class begins Wednesday, September 13.

$325

The Diocese of Olympia Vocations Day

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

Curious about whether you have a vocation to the diaconate or to the priesthood? Interested in speaking with others who’re wondering the same? Want to hear from deacons and priests about what their vocations are really like day-to-day? Come to the Diocese of Olympia’s Vocations Day!

Climate Conversations

Online

All are welcome to join monthly Climate Conversations, hosted by Saint Mark’s Creation Care Ministry, held on environmentally-friendly Zoom on the second Thursday evening of each month, from 6:30-7:30 pm.

Gospel Fest

St. Margaret's, Bellevue 4228 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, WA

Come and join St. Margaret’s, Bellevue, for a Gospel Fest Workshop, followed by a 7:00 pm concert.

Re:Turn

St. Luke's, Renton 99 Wells Ave S, Renton, WA, United States

Join St. Luke's, Renton for a Liturgy at the Autumn Equinox.

Eastside Collaborative Youth Group Kick-Off

St. Margaret's, Bellevue 4228 Factoria Blvd SE, Bellevue, WA

Eastside middle school and high school students are invited to our Kick-Off Night to hear more about our joint youth group idea!!

Diversity and Indigenous Spirituality In the Southern Philippines

St. Mark's Cathedral 1245 10th Ave E, Seattle, WA, United States

Saint Mark's Cathedral will be hosting Bishop Ernie Moral of the Episcopal Diocese of the Southern Philippines (EDSP) for a hybrid forum on diversity and indigenous spirituality in their diocese.

Learning to be Kinder to Nature Public Lecture, Floral Design Demonstration, and Book Signing

Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle 1245 10th AVE E., Seattle, WA, United States

Shane Connolly, a world-class floral artist and international leader in sustainable and organic design practices, will headline a lecture, design demonstration, and book signing event at Saint Mark’s Cathedral on September 29, 2023, his only West Coast appearance this year.

$45 – $70

Convene 2023 – Registration Now Open

Everett Community College 2000 Tower St, Everett, WA, United States

Gain new resources and support, and spend time learning from and networking with churches from every corner of Western Washington!

Partnering for Healing: ACES and PACES for Trauma Informed Care

Providence Regional Medical Center, Everett 1700 13th St., Everett, WA, United States

The day of education and community – targeted to clinical chaplains, first responder and community chaplains, faith community ministers, and others – will focus on building skills to enhance compassionate care of those suffering from past and current trauma.

$40

Dementia and Spirituality: Hope for the Journey

Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle 1245 10th AVE E., Seattle, WA, United States

Come learn more about what dementia is, its impact on people living with the disease and their caregivers, and ways to provide support along the journey.

Vancouver School of Theology Explorer’s Weekend 2023

Vancouver School of Theology

Join Vancouver School of Theology to have the opportunity to attend class and worship, interact with VST students, staff and faculty, and have some personal-communal discernment time on beautiful UBC campus.

Daughters of the King Retreat

Dumas Bay Conference Center 3200 SW Dash Point Rd, Federal Way, WA, United States

Come join Daughters of the King at Dumas Bay Center with other women for an informative program. See you there!

$225

Collective Justice Training

Holden Village, Lake Chelan

Collective Justice facilitators will lead this two-day retreat exploring topics of restorative justice, circle process, centered accountability, and repair

$111

Blessing of the Animals

St. Paul's, Seattle 15 Roy St., Seattle

In honor of Saint Francis, animals of all shapes and sizes are invited to join St. Paul's, Seattle's annual Blessing of the Animals liturgy in their outside Labyrinth garden.

Composting Workshop

Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle 1245 10th AVE E., Seattle, WA, United States

Learn about composting basics at home and how to use compost in your home garden from the City of Seattle and Nurturing Roots Farm.

Edible Hope Kitchen Annual Fundraiser

St. Luke's, Seattle 5710 22nd Ave NW, Seattle, WA, United States

We invite you to join us for the annual fundraiser for Edible Hope Kitchen, a ministry of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, on October 10, 2023 at Bickersons Brewhouse in Ballard!

$40

Climate Conversations

Online

All are welcome to join Climate Conversations, on the second Thursday of every month, hosted by Saint Mark’s Creation Care Ministry, held on environmentally-friendly Zoom.

Oktoberfest Dinner to Support Feeding Ministry

St. Dunstan's, Shoreline 722 N 145th St, Shoreline, WA

Join St. Dunstan's, Shoreline for a fun Oktoberfest Dinner to support the St Dunstan's feeding ministry. There will be a silent auction before and a live auction following.

$40

Feast of St. Philip the Deacon & St. Simon

St. John's | San Juan, Olympia 114 20th Ave SE, Olympia, WA, United States

Join the PNW Chapter of UBE for a liturgy and potluck celebrating St. Philip the Deacon and St. Simon the Ethiopian Eunuch.

St. JJ’s “Four Lessons Learned from Being My Mom’s Mom”

St. Joseph-St. John, Lakewood 11111 Military Rd SW, Lakewood, WA, United States

Join Loretta Woodward Veney, author of the book, Being My Mom’s Mom, at St. Joseph-St. John, Lakewood for a conversation about caring for someone who has Alzheimer’s Disease.

$10

Singing with the Earth

Christ Church, Tacoma 310 N K St, Tacoma, WA, United States

Singing with the Earth: Evening Prayer with the Christ Church Choir commits "to cherish and preserve the integrity and beauty of God's creation" on October 15.

Celtic Faire

St. Andrew's, Tacoma 7410 S. 12th St., Tacoma

St. Andrew's, Tacoma's Celtic Faire with entertainment, food, and vendors.

Walking St. Cuthbert’s Way

St. Barnabas, Bainbridge Island 1187 Wyatt Way NW, Bainbridge Island

Join St. Barnabas, Bainbridge Island and experience the pilgrimage route of Britain's St. Cuthbert's Way with photography, video, and stories by The Rev. Jim Friedrich, an artist and writer who walked the 100-kilometer trail through the world of the 7th-century saint.

Liturgy for World Peace

Epiphany, Seattle 1805 38th Ave, Seattle

Join Epiphany, Seattle in the Chapel for a time of prayer for peace in our world.

Religion & Public Life Seminar

Holden Village, Lake Chelan

Community advocate Kristin Ang and journalist Jason DeRose will facilitate this 4-day seminar exploring ways faith informs our perspectives on social and political topics like environmental issues, gender, and Christian nationalism.

$111

Bach: Motets in Madrona

Epiphany, Seattle 1805 38th Ave, Seattle

Join Epiphany, Seattle and immerse yourself in the unmatched genius of Bach's choral writing, performed by some of our region's finest singers and continuo players.

$25

Phantom of the Pipes: A Haunting Halloween Organ Concert and Spooky Storytelling Soirée

St. Dunstan's, Shoreline 722 N 145th St, Shoreline, WA

Join St. Dunstan's, Shoreline for a frightfully delightful evening of ghost stories and organ music, where storyteller Geoff Poor will transport you to a world of ghosts and ghouls, and organist Susanna Valleau, maestro of macabre music, will complement the stories with eerie, sinister, and sometimes lighthearted organ music, ending, of course, with the famous Toccata and Fugue in D Minor.

Book or Treat

St. Timothy, Chehalis 1826 SW SNIVELY AVE., CHEHALIS, WA, United States

Book or Treat on Halloween 5:00-7:00 pm at St. Timothy, Chehalis!

Duruflé l REQUIEM: Choir & Organ

St. Paul's, Bellingham 2117 Walnut St, Bellingham, WA, United States

The St. Paul's, Bellingham choir and guest organist John Schwandt come together under the baton of Dongho Lee to present Duruflé's magnificent Requiem.

$15 – $25

Holy Hikes – November

Dash Point State Park, Federal Way

Gather for a hike along the waterfront at Dash Point State Park, followed by a community meal at Church of the Good Shepherd, Federal Way - spend some time together outside!

Taize Workshop

Seattle University

Join Seattle University as they welcome Br. Emile from the Taize community for a morning of learning, singing, and connecting with others.

“Discerning Call” with Killian Noe

Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle 1245 10th AVE E., Seattle, WA, United States

Killian Noe, founder of the Recovery Café Network, explores ways to discover how we listen for call in our lives in this hybrid (in person and Zoom) Wednesday evening forum.

Civil Rights Pilgrimage Info Session

Online

Bring all your questions and curiosities about the October 2024 diocesan Civil Rights Pilgrimage to this Zoom info session!

Living Neighbor-Love Through Caring For Creation In A Changing Climate

St. James Cathedral Pastoral Outreach Center 907 Columbia Street, Seattle, WA, United States

Through a reflection on the Great Commandment of Love and the story of the Good Samaritan, Dr. Judith Mayotte will guide participants into a deeper exploration of our right relationship with all of God's good creation.

A Visit from Taizé!

Epiphany, Seattle 1805 38th Ave, Seattle

Join us at Epiphany, Seattle for a beautiful candlelit evening of prayer, chant, contemplation and conversation as we welcome Brother Emile from the Community of Taizé in France!

Climate Conversations

Online

All are welcome to join Climate Conversations, on the second Thursday of every month, hosted by Saint Mark’s Creation Care Ministry, held on environmentally-friendly Zoom.

Dr. Wyatt Smith in Concert

St. Luke's Memorial, Tacoma 3615 N Gove St., Tacoma, WA, United States

St. Luke's Memorial, Tacoma's new Music Director, Dr. Wyatt Smith, presents an evening of engaging works for the organ.

Join the Dance Fundraiser

St. Paul's, Seattle 15 Roy St., Seattle

Lutheran organist, conductor, and composer Mark Sedio is coming to St. Paul’s, Seattle on Sunday, November 12, 2:00pm, to help us raise funds (goal: $15,000) to support the music ministries at St. Paul’s.

$15 – $115

Questioning Together + Compline

Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle 1245 10th AVE E., Seattle, WA, United States

Join in for a conversation with young adults and Brian Sellers-Petersen on how food practices can reflect Christ in how we cultivate diversity and stewardship, support the land, and nourish mind, body and spirit.

Taizé Prayer at Saint Mark’s Cathedral

Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle 1245 10th AVE E., Seattle, WA, United States

Join Saint Mark's Cathedral on Tuesday, November 14 at 7:00 pm in the cathedral nave or via livestream for a service of Candlelit Prayer with music from Taizé.

The Philadelphia Eleven

Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle 1245 10th AVE E., Seattle, WA, United States

The compelling new documentary, The Philadelphia Eleven, which tells the story of the first women ordained priests in The Episcopal Church, will be screened at Saint Mark's Cathedral on Wednesday evening, November 15.

High School Youth Weekend Retreat

St. George, Maple Valley 24219 Witte Rd SE, Maple Valley, WA, United States

All high school youth in the Diocese of Olympia are invited to a fun weekend away at St. George in Maple Valley!

$30

Ditty Bag Stuffing Day

St. John the Baptist, Seattle 3050 California Ave SW, Seattle

Join the Seattle Seafarers Center's annual community event to stuff holiday gift bags for international merchant seafarers.

Thanksgiving

St. Elizabeth, Burien 1005 SW 152nd St, Burien, WA, United States

Spoken Mass (w/incense)

Preparing the Way: An Intergenerational Advent Event

St. David's, Friday Harbor 780 Park Street, Friday harbor

Saint David’s and the Lutheran Church of the San Juans will gather for an intergenerational Advent event. All are welcome that evening to make Advent wreaths, create luminarias, and share a simple supper with one another. Simple Advent devotionals will also be available, and we’ll talk briefly about other practices to consider as we await the birth of Jesus.

The Episcopal Church at COP28

Online

Follow the important climate justice work The Episcopal Church is doing at COP28 – where they are encouraging us not just to “think globally and act locally” but to Think and Act: Globally and Locally.

Womanist Midrash & Biblical Interpretation with The Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D.

Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle 1245 10th AVE E., Seattle, WA, United States

Womanist Biblical scholar The Rev. Wil Gafney, Ph.D. will lead a Saturday seminar on Womanist Midrash, exploring the complexity of scripture and importance of translation as she interprets the Hebrew Biblical tradition of women prophets and leaders.

$65

Advent Quiet Morning: Sound Bath

St. Paul's, Seattle 15 Roy St., Seattle

Come enjoy a Sound Bath for Advent Quiet Morning on Saturday, December 2 at 9:30-11:30 am in St. Paul's, Seattle Sanctuary.

First Sunday of Advent

St. Barnabas, Bainbridge Island 1187 Wyatt Way NW, Bainbridge Island

First Sunday of Advent | Rite I Service.

First Sunday of Advent

St. Barnabas, Bainbridge Island 1187 Wyatt Way NW, Bainbridge Island

First Sunday of Advent | Rite II Service.

First Sunday of Advent

Resurrection, Bellevue 15220 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

Join us at our service on The First Sunday of Advent. Our Advent wreath and part of our nativity display will appear on our altar. Father Carlos will be presiding and preaching. In-person only.

Holy Eucharist, featuring J.S. Bach’s Advent Cantata BWV 140

St. Thomas, Medina 8398 NE 12th St, Medina, WA, United States

Our liturgy for the first Sunday of Advent will feature J.S. Back's stirring Advent Cantata, "Wachet Auf, Ruft Uns Die Stimme," BWV 140. Advent wreath making will be available after the 8 and 10 services on December 3.

Advent

St. Elizabeth, Burien 1005 SW 152nd St, Burien, WA, United States

Holy Eucharist (w/incense)

Advent Worship

St. Benedict, Lacey 910 Bowker St SE, Lacey, WA, United States

First Sunday of Advent. Prepare for the birth of the Christ child into your life and begin your journey of faith with us,

Carols and Cookies

Good Samaritan, Sammamish 1757 244th Ave NE, Sammamish, WA, United States

Join Good Samaritan, Sammamish to sing Christmas carols and share cookies and cocoa afterwards. St. Nick will be there, too!

Advent Lessons & Carols

St. Barnabas, Bainbridge Island 1187 Wyatt Way NW, Bainbridge Island

Advent Lessons and Carols | Service with music, reading and prayers.

Advent Taizé

St. Stephen's, Oak Harbor 555 Regatta Dr., Oak Harbor, WA, United States

Service of music, prayer, & mediation on themes of Advent.

Advent Quiet Day

St. Barnabas, Bainbridge Island 1187 Wyatt Way NW, Bainbridge Island

Silence | Readings | Liturgy Come away from the hustle and bustle of the "Holiday Season" and give yourself the gift of contemplating the many gifts of Advent.

Ordinations to the Transitional Diaconate

Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle 1245 10th AVE E., Seattle, WA, United States

By the grace of God and the people consenting, The Most Rev. Melissa Skelton, Bishop Provisional of Olympia, will ordain six new transitional deacons: Phillip Lienau, Theresa L. Newell, Lisa Bozarth Ozaeta, Martin William Pommerenke, III, Myra Ryneheart Corcorran, and Robert Gary Stevens, your prayers and presence are invited.

Concert – A Celtic Christmas with the Beggar Boys

St. Augustine's In-the-Woods, Freeland 5217 S. Honeymoon Bay Road, Freeland, WA, United States

Celebrate the season with traditional songs and stories from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. The ethereal voice of Abigail Lennox joins fiddles, whistle, and guitar along with live Irish step dancing – a perfect holiday treat for the entire family!

Tidings of Joy: A Festive Carol Celebration with Choir and Organ

St. Dunstan's, Shoreline 722 N 145th St, Shoreline, WA

Seattle Girls Choir's Cantamus ensemble and organist Carol Banach will share music of the season, knitting together an eclectic assortment of choral anthems, organ solos by Ms. Banach and favorite Christmas carols sung by all.

$5 – $20

A Baroque Christmas

Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle 1245 10th AVE E., Seattle, WA, United States

The Seattle Choral Company presents its annual Cathedral Christmas concert event at Saint Mark’s Cathedral this year with choral masterworks from the Italian Baroque era.

$5 – $27

Second Sunday of Advent

St. Barnabas, Bainbridge Island 1187 Wyatt Way NW, Bainbridge Island

Second Sunday of Advent | Rite I Service

2nd Sunday of Advent

St. George, Maple Valley 24219 Witte Rd SE, Maple Valley, WA, United States

Sunday Services at 8:30 am & 10:30 am

St. Nicholas Breakfast

St. Thomas, Medina 8398 NE 12th St, Medina, WA, United States

Join us for a delicious breakfast as St. Nicholas of Myra makes his annual visitation to St. Thomas Church. Rumor has it he comes bearing gifts! All are warmly welcome, especially children.

Second Sunday of Advent

St. Barnabas, Bainbridge Island 1187 Wyatt Way NW, Bainbridge Island

Second Sunday of Advent | Rite II Service.

Advent

St. Elizabeth, Burien 1005 SW 152nd St, Burien, WA, United States

Holy Eucharist (w/incense)

Friends Talking: Life in Palestine in This Time of War—Dean Thomason and Palestinian Priest Fr. Fadi Diab in Conversation

Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle 1245 10th AVE E., Seattle, WA, United States

At this special Sunday forum Fr. Fadi Diab, Rector of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Ramallah in the West Bank, will join Dean Steve from Ramallah over Zoom to discuss the current situation on the ground in Palestine, how the war is impacting our Christian siblings in the Holy Land, and how the prospect of peace can still be held in the face of such challenges.

The Second Sunday of Advent

Resurrection, Bellevue 15220 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

Join us at our service on The Second Sunday of Advent. Father Carlos Caguiat will be presiding and preaching. In-person only.

2nd Sunday of Advent

St. George, Maple Valley 24219 Witte Rd SE, Maple Valley, WA, United States

Sunday Services at 8:30 am & 10:30 am

2nd Sunday of Advent

St. Benedict, Lacey 910 Bowker St SE, Lacey, WA, United States

Second Sunday of Advent. Prepare for the birth of the Christ child into your life and begin your journey of faith with us,

Blue Christmas

Good Shepherd, Vancouver 805 SE Ellsworth Rd, Vancouver, WA, United States

Join us for music and prayers to remember those we have lost with a special meditation to offer comfort to those who attend.

Concert – A Celtic Christmas with the Beggar Boys

St. Augustine's In-the-Woods, Freeland 5217 S. Honeymoon Bay Road, Freeland, WA, United States

Celebrate the season with traditional songs and stories from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. The ethereal voice of Abigail Lennox joins fiddles, whistle, and guitar along with live Irish step dancing – a perfect holiday treat for the entire family!

Advent Lessons and Carols

St. Thomas, Medina 8398 NE 12th St, Medina, WA, United States

Join us for this stirring Advent liturgy of scripture readings, hymns, carols and anthems. Sung by the choir and chorister of St. Thomas Church. All are warmly welcome.

Lessons & Carols

Good Samaritan, Sammamish 1757 244th Ave NE, Sammamish, WA, United States

Join Good Samaritan, Sammamish for a contemplative service of Advent readings and songs.

Lessons and Carols

Good Samaritan, Sammamish 1757 244th Ave NE, Sammamish, WA, United States

Join us for a contemplative evening of Advent Lessons and Carols.

Solemn High Mass for the Feast of Thomas Merton

St. Barnabas, Bainbridge Island 1187 Wyatt Way NW, Bainbridge Island

St. Barnabas will celebrate a Solemn High Mass in commemoration of Thomas Merton (1945-1968), one of the most inspiring and influential Christians of the 20th century.