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Please join us for Sunday morning worship at 7:15, 8:45, or 11:00.

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.

Wondering what to expect?
Here are answers to frequently asked questions.

If I come, what should I expect?
A friendly person will greet you at the door.  An usher will give you a service leaflet containing everything you need to understand and participate in the service.  The worship service will include inspiring music, beautiful prayers, Bible readings, a thought-provoking sermon, and Holy Eucharist (Communion).  The service will last about an hour, maybe a little more.  After the service, feel free to join in coffee and conversation or take a tour of the church.  In between the 8:45 am and 11 am services, you will also have the option of attending Adult Education, or you can observe children’s activities.  When you are ready to head for home, you will feel warmly welcomed and spiritually refreshed.

What about kids?
We love kids at St. Margaret’s!  Children are welcome to stay with their parents during the service, or they may participate in other options:  For children age 3 and under, free childcare is available in the Nursery.  Children age 3 and older may go to the chapel during the sermon for “Joyful Noise”, a fun time for kid’s music, prayer and Bible stories.  In between the 8:45 am and 11 am services, fun educational activities are provided for children  and youth .

What is Sunday worship like at St. Margaret’s?
Worship at St. Margaret’s is liturgical and sacramental.  That means our worship service follows a pattern based in ancient and beautiful traditions, the people participate in the prayers, and we celebrate Holy Eucharist (Communion) every Sunday.  A Sunday worship service also includes beautiful and joyful music, Bible readings, and a thought-provoking sermon.  We like musical variety at St. Margaret’s:  If you prefer inspiring traditional hymns with choir and organ, come to the 11 am service.  If you prefer an upbeat contemporary band, come to the 8:45 am service.  If you prefer a quiet, intimate service with no music, come at 7:15 am.  All worship services at St. Margaret’s are beautiful and friendly.

Can I receive Communion?
All Christians are welcome to participate in Communion.

Is there a dress code?
There is no dress code.  Come as you are.

Do I have to be Episcopalian to come to St. Margaret’s?
All are welcome here.  Many members of St. Margaret’s have come from other Christian denominations.

Do I have to be a Christian to come to St. Margaret’s?
All are welcome here.  At St. Margaret’s, we are disciples of Jesus Christ, and we are happy to share our practices and perspectives with you.  Wherever you are in your faith journey, you are welcome here.

What is an Episcopalian?
Episcopalians are Christians who are part of the Episcopal Church of the United States.  We seek and serve Christ in all persons.  For more on what we believe, click here or here.  For more on how we at St. Margaret’s live our mission to serve as God’s hands in the world, click here.

Tell me more about St. Margaret’s?
At St. Margaret’s, we seek the sacred in everyday life.  Kids will discover faith, fun, and lasting friendships.  You will find loving support and encouragement, spiritual growth, uplifting messages, and inspiring music, both traditional and modern.  Where ever you are in your faith journey, you will find a warm welcome at St. Margaret’s.  St. Margaret’s is part of the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, the Episcopal Church in Western Washington.

Where is St. Margaret’s located?
St. Margaret’s is located in the Factoria area of Bellevue.  Click here for directions.

More questions? Contact us.