Sunday, January 16, 2022:
The Second Sunday After the Epiphany

8 a.m. • The Holy Eucharist
in person in Thomsen Chapel

9 a.m. • The Holy Eucharist
in person in the cathedral nave

11 a.m.The Holy Eucharist
in person and livestreamed

7 p.m. • Contemplative Eucharist
in person in Thomsen Chapel

9:30 p.m. • Compline
in person and livestreamed
cover photo of last Sunday's service of Holy Baptism by Stuart Meeks.

The Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

The Rev. Dr. Hillary Raining

On The Book of Common Prayer, Feb. 2

An event for youth and families

Sunday, February 6
PLEASE NOTE: The cathedral offices will be closed on Monday, January 17, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. (Some scheduled events will occur in the cathedral building.)
Welcome Guest Preacher The Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

SUNDAY FORUM: 10:10–10:50 A.M., Bloedel Hall

Bishop of Indianapolis The Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows arrived in Seattle earlier this week and led a workshop for clergy on Thursday. Details about tomorrow's all-day workshop may be found below. (Registration is still available!). She will offer a sermon at the 9 and 11 a.m. services this Sunday, January 16. And don't miss the "Friends Talking" forum with Dean Thomason in Bloedel Hall in the 10 a.m. hour between the two services.
Curate Linzi Stahlecker to Serve as Deacon This Sunday and Preach on January 30

Last October the cathedral was thrilled to announce the appointment of Linzi Stahlecker as curate. (A curacy is a sort of internship for newly-ordained clergy.) She is now The Rev. Linzi Stahlecker, having been ordained to the transitional diaconate just a few weeks ago. God willing and the people consenting, she will be ordained to the priesthood this coming June. Rev. Stahlecker will serve on the altar as a deacon this coming Sunday, the first official day of her new position. Welcome Linzi!

It was announced previously that Rabbi Daniel Weiner of Temple De Hirsch Sinai would offer a guest sermon at Saint Mark's on January 30. Rabbi Weiner's guest sermon has now been postponed to a later date, and Rev. Stahlecker will preach at all morning services that Sunday instead.
The Book of Common Prayer


The Book of Common Prayer (a.k.a. the BCP) shapes how we worship, what we believe, and how we see the world and ourselves in the Episcopal tradition. It is designed to shape our very lives in rich ways. Join us for a community discussion as we explore its content and discuss how we incorporate it into our spiritual lives. A physical copy of the BCP or a free online version are not needed to attend but could be helpful to have available. Join in person at Bloedel Hall or via Zoom.
Sledding & Snowballs & Snow Angels

SUNDAY, JANUARY 30, 2:304:30 P.M., RSVP required

Middle School and High School youth (and families) are invited to a sledding, snowball fight, snow angel extravaganza up in the mountains after church at the end of the month. Mark your calendars for the snowball fight of the decade... or snow angels if that's your speed.
Where: Easton Reload Sno-Park *subject to change based on conditions so please RSVP! About 7590 minutes from Seattle. (We will meet at the Easton Reload Parking area. Families are responsible for transportation.)

RSVP here. (Even a "maybe" is helpful so we can communicate changing plans as needed with weather/COVID)

For more information including a liability release form, what to bring, and transportation details, visit or contact Rebekah Gilmore.
Annual Parish Meeting

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 12:30 - 3 P.M.

The Vestry candidates will be presented at all three morning services on Sunday, January 23. 

Join in the 2022 Annual Parish Meeting, in person or by Zoom. We will elect new members to the parish vestry as well as delegates and alternates to Diocesan Convention. A brochure featuring the candidates is available in the back of the Nave. We’ll also hear ministry reports, and the 2022 budget. This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate our vibrant parish.

Vestry candidate bios can be found here.
Flentrop Organ Concert

TONIGHT: FRIDAY, JANUARY 14, 7:30 P.M., tickets required for both in-person and livestream attendance

The next offering on the Saint Mark's Music Series will be a recital on the Flentrop by our own Canon Kleinschmidt and John Stuntebeck, presenting works by Dieterich Buxtehude, Nicolas de Grigny, Rachel Laurin, David Hurd, and the world premiere of a newly commissioned work by Oklahoma-based composer, Rebecca Groom Te Velde.

Tickets will also be sold at the door beginning at 7 p.m. Proof of vaccination or recent negative PCR test is required for in-person attendance.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 9:30 A.M.–3 P.M., in person in Bloedel Hall OR online via Zoom, 
registration required

The visit to Saint Mark's of the Bishop of Indianapolis, The Rt. Rev. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, will include a workshop for clergy, a Saturday gathering to which all are invited, Sunday morning preaching, and a "Friends Talking" forum with Dean Thomason.

The all-day workshop on Saturday, January 15, titled Following Jesus to a New Counter-Cultural, Post-Pandemic Normal, will explore the resources of our faith tradition for grounded and connected life and ministry for all of God’s people. Registration is required for both in-person and online participation; find the registration form at this link.

NOTE:  For this all-day event, proof of vaccination or recent negative COVID test (professionally-administered PCR test in the previous 72 hours) will be checked at the entrance. Those without proof of vaccination or negative test will not be admitted. Masks must be worn at all times while indoors.
Organ by Night

SUNDAY, JANUARY 16, 10 P.M. (immediately following Compline)

Cathedral Music Intern Lucas Jindra, who is visiting us from St Olaf College for the month of January, will offer the monthly Organ by Night program on the mighty Flentrop following Compline. He will be available in the organ loft to answer questions following his brief (~20 minute) program.
MONDAY, JANUARY 17, at the Garfield High School Front Parking Lot on 23rd Ave

RALLY: 11 A.M.

Join together with others from Saint Mark's at this this event, now in its 39th year, honoring the life and legacy of Dr. King. This post on the cathedral website has been updated with transportation information, and more details can be found on the official event site here.


If you would like to participate from home,
the Seattle Martin Luther King Organizing Coalition will offer online/Zoom workshops all through the day on Monday 1/17.

Contact Canon Rosario-Cruz with questions.
TWO WEDNESDAYS: JANUARY 19 & 26, BOTH 6:45-8:15 P.M., in Bloedel Hall and via Zoom

The season of Epiphany is a time of unveiling, light, and revelation. On Wednesdays, January 19 & 26, we will gather in the spirit of the Magi following the bright star, exploring and celebrating nine dimensions of culture. The Rev. Canon Eliacín Rosario-Cruz will facilitate our conversation.
On Wednesday, January 19, we will explore Power Distance, Uncertainty, Avoidance, In-Group Collectivism, and Institutional Collectivism.

On Wednesday, January 26, we will explore, Gender Egalitarianism, Assertiveness, Performance Orientation, Future Orientation,
and Humane Orientation.
Information about joining the forum online will be posted here.

The Radix Project: Small Groups/Deep Roots, an opportunity to gather in small groups to study, pray, and share together, continues with the theme Doing Justice, Loving Mercy. The series launches with an opening plenary presentation on Sunday evening, January 23, to which all are invited whether or not they intend to participate in group meetings. Join the plenary using this Zoom link.

See below for more information about registering to participate in a small group.
SMALL GROUPS BEGIN TO MEET: WEEK OF JANUARY 24, and meet once a week for six weeks.

All groups will meet online via Zoom only. Submit the online form to join a small group. Deadline to register for a small group: this Monday, January 17.

The Radix Project: Small Groups/Deep Roots is returning to an online-only format for its seventh iteration. New groups are formed for each series, so if you have not participated in the past, please consider signing up! Many community members have found it to be a profound and life-giving experience.

The theme for this series is Doing Justice, Loving Mercy. To join a small group, please submit the online form here before the deadline of Monday, January 17.
20s/30s GROUP
Bagel Bar in Leffler House

SUNDAY, JANUARY 30, 12:30 P.M., Leffler Living Room

20s/30s are invited to join together for a light bite and conversation following the 11 a.m. service with a bagel bar at Leffler House. We’ll have an assortment of bagels, cream cheeses, and spreads with gluten free and vegan options. Questions? Email Emily Meeks: [email protected]
SIX SUNDAY MEETINGS, 12:30–2 P.M., beginning MARCH 6 and continuing through Palm Sunday, APRIL 10

In person in Bloedel Hall or online via Zoom, registration required

No matter where you are on your journey, consider attending this two-class series, facilitated by clergy, where we will explore together the basics of the Christian faith through the Episcopal lens. Whether you are new to Saint Mark’s, or just interested in sharing and learning, you are welcome. After completing the series, many people often decide to receive the sacrament of baptism or be confirmed or received into the Episcopal Church. Attendees are strongly encouraged to attend all six sessions.

Learn more and register to participate here. Email Emily Meeks at [email protected] with questions.
The Rev. Dr. Hillary Raining Named Saint Mark's Theologian-in-Residence for 2022

Yesterday Dean Thomason sent a message to the community announcing the exciting news that the cathedral's Theologian-in-Residence for 2022 will be The Rev. Dr. Hillary Raining, who will preach, teach, advise, and consult at periodic intervals throughout the year. Her presence with us will be virtual at first, with travel to Seattle to come later in the year. Learn more in the full announcement here, and visit her personal website here.
Youth Invited to Join Choir School Rehearsals
The Saint Mark’s Choir School has returned to in-person rehearsals this week after a Christmas break! Singers rehearse on Wednesday afternoons, masked and vaccinated, in the spacious cathedral nave. Rolling enrollment opens for the month of January, and interested singers are invited to begin singing with us in the Juniors, Seniors, or Cathedral Schola Choirs.

Juniors (beginners from age 5): Wednesdays 3:304:15 p.m.
Seniors (Intermediate, about 3rd7th grades): Wednesdays 4:306 p.m.
Schola (8th grade and high school singers): Wednesdays 7:308:30 p.m.

Due to the prevalence of the omicron variant, new students may be flexible with their start time. Learn more online or reach out to Choir School staff to learn more! 
Seattle Service Corps Now Recruiting for 2022/23
Do you know a young person who might be interested in spending a year living in intentional Christian community and working in a community non-profit? Are YOU such a young person? If so, consider a service year with the Seattle Service Corps. Applications for the 2022/23 SSC program are now open. Click here to learn more and see the application.
Please spread the word to anyone you think might be interested. Don't hesitate to contact Seattle Service Corps Director Adam Conley with any questions you may have, as you discern whether a year with the Service Corps is right for you: [email protected]

The funeral of Kazuyo Makimura will be offered

The funeral of Joy Goodenough will be offered
FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, at 12 P.M.

The funeral of Mac Brown will be offered

The funeral of Don Lewis will be offered

These services will be livestreamed.
Sunday, January 16, 2022:
The Second Sunday After the Epiphany

Thomsen Chapel; in-person only
Presider & Preacher: The Reverend Canon Jennifer King Daugherty

Hymns: Songs of thankfulness and praise [Hymn #616]
How wondrous and great thy works, God of praise [Hymn #533]

Organ: William B. Cooper, Bread of Heaven
Fela Sowande, Jubilate
in-person only

in-person & livestreamed
Download the service leaflets in advance here.
Join the 11 a.m. service via livestream here.

Presider: The Very Reverend Steven L. Thomason
Preacher: The Right Reverend Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

Isaiah 62:15
1 Corinthians 12:111
John 2:111

9 a.m. & 11 a.m.: Lift every voice and sing [Hymn #599]
Precious Lord, take my hand [Hymn #800]
Let streams of living justice flow

Solo 9 a.m.: Harold Friedell, Jesus, come! for we invite you
Choir 11 a.m.: Luca Marenzio, Tribus miraculis

9 a.m.: Louis-Nicolas Clerambault, Duo for flute stops, and Dialogue for the treble and bass pipes of the trumpet stop from Suite No. 1
9 a.m. & 11 a.m.:
Mark Miller, Toccata on Lift every voice and sing
11 a.m.: William B. Cooper, Bread of Heaven
Presider: The Rev. Canon Eliacín Rosario-Cruz

Musician: Charles Coldwell
Now open to in-person attendance. Broadcast live on KING 98.1 FM, and; livestreamed on and Facebook and YouTube; and available as a podcast. Learn more here.

harm. J.S. Bach, Songs of thankfulness and praise
Jason Anderson, Psalm 35
Orlando Gibbons, Nunc dimittis
Luca Marenzio, Tribus miraculis

Organ By Night follows Compline on the third Sunday of each month, this month featuring Lucas Jindra (see above).
Newcomer's Coffee with Clergy

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 12 p.m., and the first Sunday of each month

A special virtual coffee hour for newcomers, visitors, or anyone with questions about Saint Mark's is offered over Zoom each month. Find the link to join here. Please share this information with anyone you know who might be interested!
Sunday School

There continues to be no Sunday School or Children's Chapel offered at this time, but stay tuned! New COVID-safe offerings are in the works.
Click here to read the most recent issue of the 20s/30s Group newsletter.
Each week, those for whom the community has been asked to pray are published each Friday afternoon in the Cathedral Prayer List, found as a PDF at

On that same page, find information about joining the cathedral's Prayer Chain, to receive emails about individual prayer requests as they are submitted.
Saint Mark’s Cathedral acknowledges that we gather on the traditional land of the first people of Seattle, the Duwamish People, who are still here, and we honor with gratitude the land itself and the life of the Duwamish Tribe. [Learn more]
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