News, Action Alerts, Statements, Speeches, Litanies & More

For Such a Time As This

A Pastoral Letter from Executive Director Michael Ramos: For Such a Time As This Election 2016: A Call to Lament, Repent, Discern, & Act I was completely stunned by the presidential election results on Tuesday night. Not because I am a fan of Hillary Clinton’s,...

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Rev. Gertrude Apel Pioneering Spirit Awards

The Church Council of Greater Seattle is excited to announce the 2016 Rev. Gertrude Apel Pioneering Spirit Awardees: First African Methodist Episcopal Church, Seattle, led by Senior Pastor Carey G. Anderson; and Marty Hartman, Executive Director of Mary's Place. Rev....

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Faith Communities Human Services Survey

The faith community provides an amazing array of human services to the wider community. We have a unique opportunity to begin to learn about the services provided and to measure the collective impact that the faith sector has in meeting the needs of people in our...

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Our Team is Growing!

We're thrilled to announce that our team is growing - doubling in fact! We'll be able to be more of a presence in organizing to address homelessness and affordable housing throughout King County, and to increase our racial justice work both internally and in the...

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Declaration of Interdependence

Community members from the Standing Together series The Church Council of Greater Seattle co-sponsored with Muslim Association of Puget Sound have developed a Declaration of Interdependence to encourage the addressing of growing fear, hate, and divisiveness in our...

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Agreement Reached for SHARE

The Church Council of Greater Seattle applauds the agreement reached between the City of Seattle, King County and SHARE, with the participation of Catholic Community Services, LIHI, Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw and the Church Council of Greater Seattle,...

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Weaving Our Strengths Conference

The Church Council of Greater Seattle invites you to the Weaving Our Strengths Conference on Saturday, October 22 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Seattle First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave., Seattle 98122. Weaving Our Strengths is a day-long conference of fellowship,...

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It Takes a Village to Save a Village

On August 5, it was announced that the Highland Village Apartments, where 76 low-income families live, would be bought by the King County Housing Authority instead of the feared purchase by a developer. Low-income housing was preserved. Below is a reflection by the...

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Support the Seattle Housing Levy

We need your support for affordable housing! The Seattle Housing Levy is on the August primary ballot in the City of Seattle. Seattle's Housing Levy dedicates substantial funding to housing for low income families while also providing assistance to community members...

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Upcoming Events

Nov
23
Wed
7:30 pm Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service @ St. Louise Parish
Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service @ St. Louise Parish
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm
The Crossroads Covenant Community invites you to share in an interfaith service of Thanksgiving. Cross of Christ Lutheran’s Pastor David Thomas will be providing reflections for the evening, and special music will feature a combined handbell[...]
Dec
1
Thu
11:30 am Fair Trade Fair @ Campion Ballroom, Seattle University
Fair Trade Fair @ Campion Ballroom, Seattle University
Dec 1 @ 11:30 am – 6:00 pm
Fair Trade Fair @ Campion Ballroom, Seattle University | Seattle | Washington | United States
Give a Fair Trade gift this Holiday season. Support artisans from around the world. 30+ fair trade vendors and advocacy groups, student art and products, free fair trade coffee, and fair trade food samples. Sponsored[...]
Dec
2
Fri
12:00 pm Bellevue Festival of the Nativity @ Bellevue South Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints behind (east) of the LDS Temple at
Bellevue Festival of the Nativity @ Bellevue South Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints behind (east) of the LDS Temple at
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 5 @ 9:00 pm
Bellevue Festival of the Nativity @ Bellevue South Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints behind (east) of the LDS Temple at | Bellevue | Washington | United States
Come enjoy over 550 crèche displays from 85 countries around the world, family activities, and musical performances, including the Total Experience Gospel Choir on Monday, December 5th at 7 p.m., and a Messiah Sing-a-long on[...]
Dec
8
Thu
7:00 pm Emilie Townes & Robin DiAngelo –... @ The Well at Queen Anne United Methodist Church
Emilie Townes & Robin DiAngelo –... @ The Well at Queen Anne United Methodist Church
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Emilie Townes & Robin DiAngelo - Womanist Theology and White Fragility @ The Well at Queen Anne United Methodist Church | Seattle | Washington | United States
Dr. Emilie Townes and Dr. Robin DiAngelo discuss Womanist Theology and White Fragility. It seems that every day there is another video or article that exposes racial tension and community disruption. “We live in a[...]
Dec
9
Fri
12:00 pm Bellevue Festival of the Nativity @ Bellevue South Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints behind (east) of the LDS Temple at
Bellevue Festival of the Nativity @ Bellevue South Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints behind (east) of the LDS Temple at
Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 12 @ 9:00 pm
Bellevue Festival of the Nativity @ Bellevue South Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints behind (east) of the LDS Temple at | Bellevue | Washington | United States
Come enjoy over 550 crèche displays from 85 countries around the world, family activities, and musical performances, including the Total Experience Gospel Choir on Monday, December 5th at 7 p.m., and a Messiah Sing-a-long on[...]