SH3_5029DSCN0941SH3_5371 Welcome to St. Margaret’s

Wherever you are in your faith journey, you’ll find a warm welcome at St. Margaret’s. Whether you are an intentional seeker or merely passing through … whether you’re a cradle Episcopalian or someone just wondering about faith, we invite you to come and find a supportive and safe place to grow and explore.


Come and See Sundays

ComeSeePostcardH200pxIt’s a new year, and a great time for a fresh start.  Let this be your year to invigorate your spiritual life, kindle new friendships, and develop your unique talents to help others.  Try a Come and See Sunday at St Margaret’s.  Click here to learn more.

 

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper – Mardi Gras!

Come for the traditional pre-Lenten feast on Tuesday, February 17, from 5:30-7:00 pm.   The menu will be pancakes, sausage, fruit, milk, and orange juice.  Tickets are $5 per person, with a maximum of $20 per family.   All proceeds will go to support the youth mission trip to Washington, DC, July 12-18, to learn about how abuse of power creates injustice and how we can use our power for good.  Children: at 6:00 pm, help “bury” the Alleluia! until Easter.

Imposition of Ashes and the Invitation to a Holy Lent

  Ash Wednesday is February 18.  Imposition of ashes, the invitation to a holy Lent, and communion will be at 9:30 am, Noon, and 7:00 pm.

Meaningful Movies on the Eastside

Meaningful Movies, 3rd Tuesday of the Month at 6:30 p.m. in Bristol Hall. Gather with your neighbors for refreshments, a movie, and discussion. The purpose of Meaningful Movies is to use film and discussion to bring people together. Films are chosen based upon quality, educational value, and potential for community dialog. The next two movies are:

  • February 17 (Held at Holy Cross Lutheran, Bellevue): “Food Stamped” Will food Stamps help solve hunger & health problems in America?
  • March 17: “The Wisdom to Survive” Climate change, Capitalism & Community.
  • April 21: “One Big Hapa Family” A closer look at inter-racial families.
  • May 19: “2 ’Ted Talks’: Seas of Plastic” Floating islands of trash in the Ocean? “How not to be Ignorant About the World” How to communicate the Facts that Matter!

Working for Peace in Israel and Palestine

Friday, February 20, 7:30 pm.  Nitsan Joy Gordan, an Israeli peace activist, will speak on her 20-year grass roots efforts to create peace between Arabs and Jews through her interfaith organization Together Beyond Words. Hear about life in the Middle East, Nitsan’s work, and her views on the future for her troubled land. Suggested donation is $10, which goes to support Nitsan’s work for peace. Shalom.

Wills Awareness Workshop, Saturday, March 7, 9:00 a.m.

Especially for young adults and parents, but also for everyone of all ages, come to hear about planning ahead for those we love.  Making a will, planning for the care of minor children, and completing a durable power of attorney and health care directives are important responsibilities for each of us.  Parishioner and attorney Sam Ciappana and the rector Chris Jillard will describe what is involved and why it’s important.  All this – plus refreshments and free child care (register ahead with Sonja Lindberg).


Sunday Service Times

7:15 am Holy Eucharist, quiet service
8:45 am Holy Eucharist, Music by Sojourners Band
11:00 am Holy Eucharist, Music by St. Margaret’s Choir

8:30 am – 12:15 pm Childcare: Newborn to 36 months, Nursery

8:45 am Joyful Noise: 3 years & older, held in Chapel during the sermon time

Weekday Service Times

Tuesday 6:00 am, Chapel
Wednesday 9:30 am, Chapel

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