SCCA Sanctuary

SCCA Sanctuary

The Sanctuary is always open for quiet time, for prayer and meditation, and for reflection that can be vital to well-being and wholeness. It is located on the first floor of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance outpatient clinic on Lake Union

As a refuge for those who are hurting, the Sanctuary is a place of retreat while actions are being taken to help bring healing. People of all faiths and spiritualities are welcome.

As a sacred space, the Sanctuary is a place where patients, families, and staff can feel more connected to themselves, their traditions, or the source of their spirituality.


A Book of Prayers is located on the round common table where you can write prayers or prayer requests, knowing that others will read what is written and join you in prayer.


You may take a blessing from a blessing bowl in the Sanctuary. Different blessings are written on small colorful pieces of paper.


Varied spiritual resources are available for use by patients, families, and staff. These include sacred texts from diverse faith traditions, CareNotes, meditation and relaxation tapes, religious and relaxation music (available upon request), a prayer rug, a meditation pillow, Shabbat candles, head coverings, prayer beads and rosaries, prayer shawls, children’s books, Bibles, Guideposts, and other resources.


Regular worship and meditation services are also held. Schedules are available in the Sanctuary.

More Information

For more information, or to speak with a chaplain, call (206) 288-1099 or e-mail