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Summer Solstice Yoga

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

Celebrate the Summer Solstice on the cathedral labyrinth.

Ordinations to the Priesthood

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 M. Skelton, Bishop Provisional of the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, will ordain Phillip Lienau, Theresa Newell, Lisa Ozaeta, Martin Pommerenke, Myra Ryneheart Corcorran, and Robert Stevens to the Order of Priests.

Updates on Affordable Housing at Saint Mark’s

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

Join Saint Mark's Vestry leadership and Affordable Housing Committee to learn more about the project plans to redevelop the St. Nicholas School site on the Cathedral Campus.

Let There Be Light

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

Join in a conversation on how to get government funding for your faith community’s solar and electrification initiatives.

Urban Birding Day at the Cathedral

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

Join for a morning of exploring nature and learning about birds on the campus of Saint Mark’s.

A Cathedral’s Complicity in Redlining and Restrictive Covenants

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

Learn more about Seattle’s unique civil rights history and racial segregation and consider how church communities have responsibility to honestly face the historical practices of redlining and restrictive covenants and respond in just ways in our time.

Living Buddha, Living Christ, Living Spirit

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

Join us for an interfaith prayer service in the style of Taizé with the people of Saint Mark's Cathedral and Clear Mountain Monastery Buddhist Community on Tuesday, May 21 at 7pm, in person or on livestream.

Cathedral Day 2024: Pilgrimage to Your Cathedral

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

Cathedral Day is a “family reunion” for Episcopalians from across western Washington. It’s a time for connecting across congregations and experiencing all your cathedral has to offer. This year’s Cathedral Day celebrates the idea of pilgrimage, with Saint Mark’s serving as your sacred destination.

Questioning Together + Compline

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

Join for a conversation to explore what it means to practice Evangelism as Episcopalians with Bishop Melissa Skelton and other young adults.

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, online or in person, for Candlelit Prayer with music from Taizé on the Feast of St. Joseph.

Eternal Light

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

The Seattle Choral Company’s mid-season concert features Morten Lauridsen's luminous Lux Aeterna (Eternal Light) and sacred works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Franz Schubert that both exhibit youthful energy and early genius.

$5 – $30

Questioning Together + Compline

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

Join in for an exploration of Anglo-Catholicism with The Rev. Canon Linzi Stahlecker to explore theological themes with a focus on the sacraments, the importance of beauty, and a legacy of social justice.

Event Series Hallock at 100 Concerts

Hallock at 100 Concerts

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

Celebrate the centenary year of Peter R. Hallock’s birth by hearing the Byrd Ensemble, The Compline Choir, and countertenor José Luis Muñoz perform on February 24 & 25.

$20 – $40

Creation Care Presentation

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

A hopeful presentation about the global movement to decarbonize the building industry, from Andrew Himes, Director of Collective Impact for the Carbon Leadership Forum (CLF) at the University of Washington.

Questioning Together and Compline

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

Join in for discussion with 20s30s and Dean Steve Thomason on the relationship between money and Christian life with young adults. This conversation will be facilitated.

Concert for the Human Family

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

You're invited to the Concert for the Human Family: an inspiring collaboration between award-winning musicians and church leaders who believe in the power of music and storytelling to foster Beloved Community.

Sacred Ground Dinner

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

Calling all Sacred Ground alumni and participants: grab some dinner, connect, and help us with Concert for the Human Family!

Debrief of COP28 with The Rev. Dr. Lisa Graumlich

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

Hear about the activities and outcomes of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) with The Rev. Dr. Lisa Graumlich.

Questioning Together and Compline

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

Join a discussion with other 20s30s about the roots of Mysticism, Celtic Spirituality, and how the Mystics practiced a spirituality rooted in discovering the indwelling Divine in all creation with The Rev. Canon Jennifer King Daugherty.

New Year’s Eve Labyrinth Walk with Compline and Midnight Eucharist

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

Since 1999, Seattle’s most peaceful New Year’s tradition. A large indoor labyrinth is laid out in the nave, with musical accompaniment by guest musicians . Invitations to other contemplative practices will be offered throughout the evening., including activities especially appropriate for younger children will also be available. Drop by any time between 6 p.m. and midnight; stay for a few minutes or a few hours. Since December 31 falls on a Sunday this year, at 9:30 p.m. The Compline Choir

Christmas Day Festal Eucharist with Carols

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

A service of Holy Eucharist for Christmas Day, with musical offerings by the Saint Mark's Singers.

Christmas Eve Holy Eucharist with Carols (“Midnight Mass”)

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

A solemn liturgy of Holy Eucharist for Christmas Eve, featuring the Cathedral Choir with brass and percussion. A musical prelude and carol sing begins at 10:30, and the liturgy begins at 11 p.m. Incense will be used.

Christmas Eve Holy Eucharist with Carols

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

A Christmas Eve liturgy featuring musical offerings from the intergenerational Evensong Choir with brass and percussion. A musical prelude and carol sing begins at 7:10, and the liturgy begins at 7:30 p.m. Incense is NOT used at the 7:30 service this year.

Christmas Eve Family Service with Holy Eucharist

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

A service particularly appropriate for families with young children. Music by the choristers of the Choir School. A musical prelude and carol sing begins at 3:45, the liturgy begins at 4 p.m.

The Pageant of the Nativity

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

A Christmas Pageant like no other, bringing together the choirs and children of the community with costumes of cathedral finery, visual art displayed within cathedral architecture, and special instrumental accompaniment to reflect upon the Nativity of Christ as told in Holy Scripture.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

“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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Questioning Together and Compline – 20s/30s

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

Join for a conversation with young adults to explore how different social, political, and geographic landscapes can provide different contexts of expressing faith with Canon Elise Johnstone from St. John the Baptist Episcopal, West Seattle.

Holy Conversations

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

Special Guests Will Visit from the Holy Land

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

The rector of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Ramallah, Palestine, and his family will speak at St. Mark’s Cathedral, Seattle, on July 16.

Saint Mark’s Cathedral Choir School Summer Camp

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

Saint Mark's Choir School summer camp is a great opportunity for your child to grow in confidence as a singer, develop excellent musical skills as a chorister and sing wonderful choral repertoire in the cathedral's acoustic.

$325

Taizé Prayer Honoring Pauli Murray

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

Join the people of Saint Mark’s Cathedral to celebrate the life of new Episcopal saint Pauli Murray.

Ordinations to the Priesthood

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

By the grace of God and the People of God consenting, The Most Rev. Melissa Skelton, Bishop Provisional of Olympia, will ordain four new priests.

Juneteenth Liturgy & Potluck BBQ

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

The Black/African American Circle invites you to a special Juneteenth liturgy and potluck BBQ at Saint Mark's Cathedral!

Mothered by God: Divine Feminine and the Black Madonna

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

Join Dr. Christena Cleveland as she explores the Divine Feminine, especially in the context of her 400-mile walking pilgrimage across central France in search of ancient Black Madonna statues.

$65

Palestine on the Edge: What Do We Do Next?

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

Join Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle's Mideast Focus Ministry as Miko Peled and Maya Garner report on the complex and fast-moving events in Israel Palestine.

Taizé Prayer

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

Join us for Candlelight Prayer with music from Taizé on Tuesday, May 9 at 7pm!

20s/30s Questioning Together: Sabbath and Rest

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

Join young adults from Saint Mark's and St. Luke's to explore the practice of sabbath with Canon Britt Olson and Mother Hillary Kimsey.

Cathedral Day 2023: Living Water

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

Cathedral Day is a celebration of the community of the Diocese of Olympia—a "family reunion" for Episcopalians from across western Washington, when confirmations, receptions, and reaffirmations are celebrated, followed by a festive food truck lunch and afternoon activities for all ages.

The Office of Compline on Easter Sunday

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

A beloved Seattle institution since 1956, the all-male Compline Choir sings the last monastic office of the day every Sunday at 9:30 p.m. The service is broadcast live each week on KING 98.1 FM, or streaming at king.org. The service is livestreamed on the cathedral’s livestream page (https://saintmarks.org/worship/live-stream/), or on complinechoir.org, or on Facebook: facebook.com/SaintMarksSeattle or facebook.com/complinechoir or on YouTube: youtube.com/c/SaintMarksEpiscopalCathedralSeattle Video of recent services may be seen on the Compline page.

Contemplative Eucharist on Easter Sunday

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

This evening Eucharist offers periods of silence for reflection, simple meditative music, and lots of candlelight. Anointing and healing blessings are offered after the service.

Festal Eucharist

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

Music by the Cathedral Choir with organ, brass, percussion, and handbells The 11 a.m. service is in person in the cathedral nave AND livestreamed, and incense will be used. Service is followed by an Easter Egg Hunt on the front lawn.

Festal Eucharist

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

Music by the Cathedral Choir with organ, brass, percussion, and handbells The 8:30 a.m. service is in person in the cathedral nave, not livestreamed, without incense. Service is followed by an Easter Egg Hunt on the front lawn.

Easter Morning Sunrise Service

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

At 6:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday a very simple service of Holy Eucharist will be offered outdoors at the break of dawn, outdoors on the labyrinth in front of the cathedral. Please bring your own chair or blanket to sit on.

The Great Vigil of Easter

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

The most solemn night of the Christian year. Lighting of the New Fire and Paschal Candle; Exsultet; Baptisms, First Eucharist of Easter. Music by the Senior Choristers, Cathedral Schola and Cathedral Choir. Incense is used. In person in the cathedral nave and livestreamed.

Holy Saturday Liturgy

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

A short but powerful liturgy is appointed for Holy Saturday in the 1979 Book of Common Prayer. In years past it was the practice at Saint Mark’s to offer it in the Chapel of the Resurrection, the space in the crypt where the cathedral columbarium is found. But since 2022 it has been offered in the cathedral nave… but in an unfamiliar position within the nave. This change of venue has prompted an expansion and enrichment of the liturgy, with

Good Friday Liturgy (evening)

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

Recalling the suffering and death of Jesus Christ, the Good Friday liturgy is out-of-joint. On this day, no service of Eucharist is permitted. The Passion—complete story of Jesus’ trials, crucifixion, and entombment—is proclaimed. While on Palm/Passion Sunday the Passion narratives of Matthew, Mark, or Luke are read, depending on the year, on Good Friday it is invariably the Passion according to John. At the liturgy at noon, the Passion is read; at 7 p.m., it is chanted by members of

Good Friday Liturgy

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

Recalling the suffering and death of Jesus Christ, the Good Friday liturgy is out-of-joint. On this day, no service of Eucharist is permitted. The Passion—complete story of Jesus’ trials, crucifixion, and entombment—is proclaimed. While on Palm/Passion Sunday the Passion narratives of Matthew, Mark, or Luke are read, depending on the year, on Good Friday it is invariably the Passion according to John. At the liturgy at noon, the Passion is read; at 7 p.m., it is chanted by members of

Stations of the Cross Liturgy

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

A communal walking of the Stations of the Cross for Good Friday, following the form found in The Book of Occasional Services, and using the cathedral’s beautiful Stations of the Cross Sculptures by Virginia Maksymowicz. This serves a prelude to the Good Friday liturgy at noon.

Maundy Thursday Liturgy

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

On this night we remember the Last Supper and Jesus’ final teachings to his friends. The word “Maundy” comes from the Latin mandatum, meaning “commandment,” referring to “The New Commandment,” that is, Jesus’ commandment to us to “love one another.” (The famous text Ubi caritas—”Where charity and love are, God is there”—has its origin in this liturgy.) This Gospel is followed by a Liturgy of Foot Washing, an enactment of Jesus’ gesture of humble service to his followers. At Saint

Vigil at the Altar of Repose

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

The Vigil at the Altar of Repose will happen this year, starting upon the conclusion of the Maundy Thursday liturgy (around 8:45 p.m.) until the following sunrise. This ancient practice is inspired by Jesus' question to his disciples in the Garden of Gethsemene, "Could you not stay awake with me one hour?" As in recent years, this vigil will be an online offering, with a live video available all night. In addition, this year there is also a possibility of

Tenebrae

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

The liturgy of Tenebrae is, for many, a highlight of the liturgical year at Saint Mark’s, with its plainchant psalms and laments and a cappella meditations. The liturgy for Wednesday of Holy Week as we have it today was created by combining elements of three prayer offices, originally appointed for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, containing unique elements that have inspired composers through the centuries. These elements include the chanting of portions of the Book of Lamentations, with its distinctive Hebrew

Holy Eucharist with Prayers for Healing

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

This service of Holy Eucharist is offered in the cathedral nave, but with the chairs and altar rearranged to emphasize to create a more intimate experience. To the familiar Eucharist liturgy, special prayers for healing (for yourself or others) are added. There will also be the option to participate in the ancient practice of anointing and laying on of hands by a priest.

Chrism Mass & Renewal of Vows Service

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

Diocesan clergy are invited to join with our Lutheran counterparts for the Annual Chrism Mass, to include a renewal of vows and the blessing of oils.

Contemplative Holy Eucharist

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

On the first weekday of Holy Week, experience a special version of the Contemplative Eucharist liturgy that is offered every Sunday at 7 p.m. in Thomsen Chapel. This is a liturgy of silence and stillness, following the familiar structure of the Holy Eucharist, but with generous time for reflection, meditation, and listening to the still small voice within. If you have never experienced the regular 7:00 pm Sunday service, you are especially encouraged to attend.

Compline on Palm Sunday

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

A beloved Seattle institution since 1956, the all-male Compline Choir sings the last monastic office of the day every Sunday at 9:30 p.m. The service is broadcast live each week on KING 98.1 FM, or streaming at king.org. The service is livestreamed on the cathedral’s livestream page (https://saintmarks.org/worship/live-stream/), or on complinechoir.org, or on Facebook: facebook.com/SaintMarksSeattle or facebook.com/complinechoir or on YouTube: youtube.com/c/SaintMarksEpiscopalCathedralSeattle Video of recent services may be seen on the Compline page (https://saintmarks.org/worship/compline/).

Choral Evensong on Palm Sunday

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

The ancient practice of singing evening prayers is a longstanding practice in many Christian traditions. In English cathedrals, this practice developed, through the centuries, into a special sung service, and today Choral Evensong is a treasure among Christian liturgies and a jewel of the Anglican choral tradition. The Saint Mark’s Evensong Choir, an intergenerational choir of children, teenagers, and adults, offers this beautiful service once a month. All are welcome.

Bilingual Stations of the Cross Liturgy

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

We’ll walk the Stations with the cathedral community and then have a potluck lunch at Leffler with time for a bilingual reflection and conversation led by 20s/30s member Ross Pearson.

Palm Sunday Liturgy

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

Liturgy of the Palms, Procession, Reading of the Passion, Holy Eucharist; in person in the cathedral nave and livestreamed.

Palm Sunday Liturgy

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

Palm Sunday liturgy with sermon and hymns. Music is offered by Saint Mark’s Singers or children’s choirs. Children’s Chapel is offered during the 9:00 am. service. After the Gospel is proclaimed, children pre-school through 2nd grade are invited to Thomsen Chapel for Bible stories, singing, and prayer. Parents are welcome to join their children. They return at the Peace. Location: Cathedral Nave This service is not livestreamed.

Palm Sunday Liturgy

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

Liturgy of the Palms, Passion Gospel, and Holy Eucharist; in person only in Thomsen Chapel.

Saint Mark’s Cathedral Schola and Early Music Youth Academy present: Baroque Choral Favorites

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

The Early Music Youth Academy chamber orchestra, part of Seattle Historical Arts for Kids, joins forces with the teen choristers of the Saint Mark’s Cathedral Schola for a program of glorious Baroque choral-orchestral favorites. String students using period bows are joined by their colleague on Baroque bassoon and by guest artist coach Henry Lebedinsky, organ, guest artist Brian Shaw, trumpet, and director Shulamit Kleinerman, violin. The Cathedral Schola is the 20-voice advanced teen choral ensemble at Saint Mark’s Cathedral, directed

Transgender Day of Visibility

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

Join Canon Carla Robinson and others from the Diocese in celebration of Transgender Day of Visibility, 3/31 at 6:30pm in Bloedel Hall, Saint Mark’s Cathedral, or on Zoom (registration required!).

The Fruit of Silence: featuring John Rutter’s Requiem

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

The Seattle Choral Company presents The Fruit of Silence: featuring John Rutter's Requiem at Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle.

$5 – $30

Out of the Ashes: A Story of Recovery and Hope

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

Sallie Crotty is a writer, educator, and mental health advocate. Her mission is to help erase the stigma surrounding mental health. Author of the 2022 memoir Out of the Ashes: A Story of Recovery and Hope, Sallie will talk about the essential role that her faith plays in her healing from and living with mental illness. She’ll also share insights from other writers. Sallie and her husband moved from Texas to Seattle in 2019 and joined Saint Mark’s in 2020.

Special Compline of Lament and Memorial

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

A beloved Seattle institution since 1956, the all-male Compline Choir sings the last monastic office of the day every Sunday at 9:30 p.m. The service is broadcast live each week on KING 98.1 FM, or streaming at king.org. The service is livestreamed on the cathedral’s livestream page (https://saintmarks.org/worship/live-stream/), or on complinechoir.org, or on Facebook: facebook.com/SaintMarksSeattle or facebook.com/complinechoir or on YouTube: youtube.com/c/SaintMarksEpiscopalCathedralSeattle Video of recent services may be seen on the Compline page (https://saintmarks.org/worship/compline/). NOTE: Compline on March 19 will feature

20s/30s Conversation: All Desires Known: A Theology of Sexuality

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

Nothing is more human than our sexuality. The world can send many signals about the body, sex and sexuality that can be confusing or toxic. In this conversation with Dean Steve Thomason, we’ll discuss a theology of sexuality and how it can deeply resonate with the divine mystery and the gift of desire that flows from it. We’ll consider how an understanding of sexuality does not have to be distorted and can be life-giving as we lean into our inherent

Cathedral Commons: Hymns as Spiritual Nourishment (Part 2)

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

Canon Kleinschmidt will lead a two-part exploration of the wonderful world of hymns on Wednesday evenings, March 8 and 15. Focusing on the hymns we will sing this Lent and Holy Week, the discussion will attempt to answer questions such as: Why do some hymns touch our hearts more than others? What ingredients of word and melody do our most enduring hymns share? How may I participate in singing a hymn in church, even when I am unfamiliar with the

Taizé Prayer

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

Join Saint Mark's Cathedral on Tuesday, March 14, at 7:00 pm for Candlelit Prayer with music from Taizé.

Choir of the Sound – The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace

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

Choir of the Sound (A Saint Mark’s Cathedral Artist-in-residence choir) and Thalia Symphony present Karl Jenkins’ powerful The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace. Using the structure of the Latin mass, various secular and other religious texts, and the ancient tune “L’homme armé,” Jenkins confronts the horrors of war before demanding a recommitment to peace. Tickets $27 at the door; advance tickets at: choirofthesound.org/shows —discounts for seniors and youth. Questions and box office help is available at info@choirofthesound.org or 206.528.9990.

$27

Lenten Quiet Morning

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

Lenten Quiet Morning at Saint Mark's Cathedral.

Cathedral Commons: Hymns as Spiritual Nourishment (Part 1)

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

Canon Kleinschmidt will lead a two-part exploration of the wonderful world of hymns on Wednesday evenings, March 8 and 15. Focusing on the hymns we will sing this Lent and Holy Week, the discussion will attempt to answer questions such as: Why do some hymns touch our hearts more than others? What ingredients of word and melody do our most enduring hymns share? How may I participate in singing a hymn in church, even when I am unfamiliar with the

Concert for the Human Family

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

The Concert for the Human Family is an inspiring genre-bending collaborative program performed by a cross-cultural team of musicians led by Kory Caudill and Wordsmith.

$25 – $35

Gareth Higgins: How Not to Be Afraid

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

Join Saint Mark's Cathedral, Seattle in person or online for an evening of storytelling and conversation with Irish writer Gareth Higgins, author of How Not to Be Afraid.

Free

A Not-So-Quiet Day

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

Children, youth, and adults will explore embodied spiritual practices through facilitated experiences and self-guided activities, with options for all ages and abilities.

The Art of Pilgrimage: A Wisdom School Workshop at Saint Mark’s Cathedral

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

A pilgrimage is a spiritually transformative journey to a sacred place. This workshop, facilitated by Phil Cousineau, will focus on seven spiritual practices intended to augment your travels, whether sacred or secular.

$65

The Pageant of the Nativity

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

Holy Scripture, multiple choirs, brass ensemble, and costumes of cathedral finery all come together in the soaring space of the Saint Mark's Cathedral nave—a Christmas pageant like no other.

Epiphany Celebration, Eucharist, and Bonfire

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

A community gathering of festivity and reflection to bid farewell to Christmastide, starting with a chili supper followed by a brief liturgy and outdoor bonfire of the Christmas greens.

Choral Evensong on the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus

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

A service of choral Evensong will be offered on the afternoon of January 1, with the intergenerational Evensong Choir. Incense will be used. Join in person in the cathedral nave, or via livestream at Saint Mark's Facebook or YouTube, or at saintmarks.org/livestream

New Year’s Labyrinth Walk and Midnight Eucharist

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

Since 1999, Seattle's most peaceful New Year's tradition. As the old year passes and a new one begins, take time in the quiet, candle-lit space of Saint Mark's Cathedral on Capitol Hill to pause, look inward, and experience the labyrinth, accompanied by contemplative music by guest musicians. All are welcome. Stay for a few minutes, an hour, or all evening. A free-will donation will be collected. At midnight, A service of Holy Eucharist will be offered at the center of

Compline for Christmas Day

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

A special service of Compline on the evening of December 25th. Join in person in the cathedral nave, or via livestream at Saint Mark's Facebook or YouTube, or at saintmarks.org/livestream

Christmas Day Festal Holy Eucharist with Carols

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

A joyous celebration of the Nativity. Music by the Saint Mark's Singers. Please note: there is one morning service ONLY on Sunday, December 25, at 10 a.m. Join in person in the cathedral nave, or via livestream at Saint Mark's Facebook or YouTube, or at saintmarks.org/livestream

Christmas Eve Solemn Holy Eucharist with Carols (“Midnight Mass”)

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

Musical prelude and carol sing at 10:30; liturgy begins at 11 p.m. Music by the Cathedral Choir. Sermon, Holy Eucharist, candlelit "Silent Night." Incense will be used. Join in person in the cathedral nave, or via livestream at Saint Mark's Facebook or YouTube, or at saintmarks.org/livestream

Christmas Eve Solemn Holy Eucharist with Carols

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

Musical prelude and carol sing at 7:10 p.m.; liturgy begins at 7:30. Music by the intergenerational Evensong Choir. Sermon, Holy Eucharist, candlelit "Silent Night." Incense will be used. Join in person in the cathedral nave, or via livestream at Saint Mark's Facebook or YouTube, or at saintmarks.org/livestream

Christmas Eve Family Service

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

A musical prelude and carol sing begins at 3:50. The liturgy begins at 4 p.m. A service particularly appropriate for families with young children. Music by the choristers of the Choir School. Join in person in the cathedral nave, or via livestream at Saint Mark's Facebook or YouTube, or at saintmarks.org/livestream

Comfort and Peace at Christmas: A Service of Healing for Aching Hearts

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

This liturgy (known in previous years as "Blue Christmas") will hold a space for prayerful care and companionship for those who find the holiday season a painful or difficult time.

Follow the Star: The Ballad of the Brown King

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

For their 13th annual Cathedral Christmas family concert, the Seattle Choral Company presents the first Seattle performance of Margaret Bonds' unjustly neglected holiday masterpiece, The Ballad of the Brown King, written in collaboration with poet Langston Hughes.

$5.00 – $65

Choral Evensong on the Second Sunday of Advent

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

Saint Mark's Cathedral invites one and all to offer their prayers and praises to God in a service of Choral Evensong on the Second Sunday of Advent. The Evensong Choir of skilled child, youth, and adult singers will offer sung prayers by the late 20th-century American composer, Gerre Hancock; settings of the Magnificat and Nunc dimittis by Herbert Sumsion; and a much-beloved anthem about the enduring comfort and power of the One True Light even during the longest nights of

United for Good: An Interfaith Prayer Vigil on the Eve of Elections

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

Join local religious leaders and fellow citizens who will gather in Seattle’s Saint Mark’s Cathedral at this unprecedented time. All are invited to join in this brief non-partisan interfaith service of hope, either in-person or via livestream.

Free

Special Choral Evensong with a Celebration of Bishop Greg & Marti Rickel

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

A special service of Choral Evensong observing the Feast of All Saints will include a celebration of the ministry of Bishop Greg and Marti Rickel in the Diocese of Olympia, with a reception to follow.

Free