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A Continuing Discussion on Race

Bishop Greg Rickel again joined the book group at Church of the Ascension in Seattle. This time they discussed Michelle Alexander's book, The New Jim Crow

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2015 Cathedral Day


FREE - Register now - There is now no fee to attend Cathedral Day!! All are welcome on Saturday, April 18, 10:30am-3:30pm; St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle. Join us for a Celebration Eucharist, fun & games and complimentary lunch! Please encourage people to register so that we can be sure to have enough lunch for all.  

College Students: Baseball, Lego and Friends

Date: Sunday, April 26, 2015

Time: 1:10pm

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 1:10pm - 6:00pm
10.00 dollars.
Safeco Field

What does the Mariners and Lego have in common? They're both on the Safeco Field big screen. All college aged students are welcome to join the Episcopal Campus Ministries on Sunday April 26 to watch the Mariners beat the Twins, followed by the Lego movie on the big stadium screen.

Disaster 101 for Congregations


St. Paul’s, Bellingham, hosts this year’s only Disaster 101 for Congregations training for congregations in the northern part of the Diocese on Saturday, May 9, 9:00am-2:00pm. Find out more »

Crossing the Seas to Care for Creation


A delegation from the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Philippines (EDSP) is currently touring our Diocese. The visit is part of our joint program “Caring for All Creation,” and our carbon offset program.

Episcopal Relief & Development 75th Anniversary Photo Exhibition Reception


Episcopal Relief & Development hosts their 75th Anniversary Photo Exhibition Reception, Saturday, April 18, 5:30-7:00pm; St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle. Program begins at 6:30p.m. This beautiful photo exhibit leads the viewer through a meaningful, intimate exploration of ERD's history and it's four core program areas.

Kindly RSVP online at Photo Exhibition Reception by April 15.
Light refreshments will be served.

6-Day Summer High School Youth Camp


Join high school students from around the Diocese of Olympia, Sunday, July 5 - Saturday, July 11 for 6-day Camp at Pleasant Valley Camp in Mineral, WA. We will gather in large and small groups for fun, fellowship and worship. Camp amenities include mini-golf, swimming, archery, Frisbee, campfire, volleyball and basketball. The theme of the week is: "Rainbows: God Reigns, the Son Shines." Friends welcome. Find out more »

Spring Junior High Youth Conference

Date: Friday, May 1, 2015

Time: 7:00pm

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 7:00pm - Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 12:30pm
35.00 (scholarships available)
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Bellingham

Faith-based fun!  Young people in grades 6-9 are invited to join us as we navigate the "turning-into- teenager years."  With lots of community-building games and activities this, is the place to find friends who will be with you through it all! Around 70 youth come together from all over Western Washington to share in music, worship and fun!  The theme of the weekend is: "Are You There God? It's Me, __________." Find out more »

High School Youth Pilgrimage to General Convention

Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Time: 10:00am

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 10:00am - Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 7:00pm
290.00 (scholarships available) + Fundraising
Road trip to Salt Lake City
14 High School students from around the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia are invited to make a pilgrimage to the 78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church in Salt Lake City.

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Around the Diocese

The Center at St. Andrew's, Seattle, is offering open registration for Spring 2015 Gentle Yoga. Daytime classes run from April 13-June 24.


St Luke~San Lucas, Vancouver, sponsors a fundraiser for homeless students, April 16, 4:00-7:00pm on behalf of HOPE, Homeless Outreach Promoting Education. Purchase a meal, at Burgerville Central Park between 4:00-7:00pm, and HOPE gets a percentage of sales. Good for In-Store and Drive-Thru orders.


Christ Episcopal Church, Tacoma, hosts their Third Fridays at Noon Recital, organist Naomi Shiga, Friday, April 17; 12:10pm. Naomi, Director of Music at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Tacoma will be performing on the John Brombaugh pipe organ.


St. Matthew, Tacoma hosts a workshop on Youth Mental Health First Aid, Saturday, April 18, 8:00am-5:00pm. This course is designed to provide tools to people who work with adolescents age 12-18; who are experiencing issues with mental health, addiction challenges or are in crisis. Cost is $25


St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle hosts Susanna Valleau and Robert Gale, Sunday, April 19, 2:00 pm. Ms. Valleau is organist at St. Luke's, Renton; Mr. Gale is St. Mark's resident trumpeter. $10 suggested donation, advance passes available.


St. Dunstan's, Shoreline will be offering Dave Ramsey's 9 week Financial Peace University course beginning April 21, 7:00pm. The course costs $100 per family, and a limited number of partial scholarships are available. To register, please contact the office at 206-363-4319; office@sdchp.org.


St. Margaret's, Bellevue hosts the Ugandan Kids Choir as they perform their traditional song and dance on Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22; 7:00pm. A free will offering will be taken to support these children in their education, spiritual growth, and hopes to escape a life of poverty.


The Center at St. Andrew's, Seattle, presents their Spring Wednesday Class Series, April 22 - May 20; 7:00pm- 8:30pm. Choose from "Poetry of the Spirit, The Spirit of Poetry: Five Weeks, Five Poets" or "Discerning Your Call to Action."


On Monday April 27th, 7:00pm at the Oak Harbor Library, friends Pastor Terry Kyllo (Christian) and Jeff Siddiqui (Muslim), will reflect on the recent extremist actions. They will seek to name the root causes and how each faith seeks to support people to live together in peace.


St. Andrew's, Pt. Angeles is kicking off their Celtic Journey program with a concert by The Fire Inside to be held at the Little Theater, Olympic Community College, May 8; 7:00pm. $10 suggested donation.


St. Mark's Cathedral, Seattle presents a Peter Hallock Gala Tribute Concert, Saturday, May 9; 8:00 pm. Join us for an evening of music spanning seven decades, including some rarely heard gems. Music preformed by Opus 7 Vocal Ensemble, the Compline Choir, and Saint Mark's Cathedral Boys & Girls Choir, and includes handbells, string orchestra, organ, brass sextet, and percussion.


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