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

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...

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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...

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Church Council launches new website

The Church Council of Greater Seattle has launched an all-new website, redesigned in order to better serve its mission. According to Executive Director Michael Ramos, “We are confident that this new site will help us fulfill our commitment to building...

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In Grief and Solidarity with Orlando

Jesus weeps at yet another attack of hatred and terror, on June 12 in Orlando, taking the lives of 49 victims in this horrific, murderous crime against the LGBTQ community.  More than 50 were injured, lives changed forever, recovering for years to come.  Loved ones,...

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Litany of Lamentation and Hope

“How long, O Lord, how long?”    How long can we endure in the face of acts of hatred and terror in our nation and around the globe?  How can we be agents of resiliency of hope where there is discrimination and oppression?  How can we strengthen our bonds of community...

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Upcoming Events

Sep
30
Fri
6:30 pm Reflections on Bosnia @ Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS)
Reflections on Bosnia @ Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS)
Sep 30 @ 6:30 pm
Reflections on Bosnia @ Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) | Redmond | Washington | United States
MAPS along with “Voices of the Bosnian Genocide” have put together an esteemed panel of experts to reflect on and discuss the ethnic cleansing and genocide that occurred in Bosnia only twenty years ago. What[...]
Oct
1
Sat
11:00 am Benefit Bazaar @ Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church
Benefit Bazaar @ Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church
Oct 1 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Blaine Memorial United Methodist Church invites you to a Benefit Bazaar. A portion of the proceeds will go to support Rebuild: Up from the Ashes, a United Methodist project rebuilding homes in the areas devastated[...]
Oct
3
Mon
all-day Clergy Contemplative Retreats @ The Priory Spitiuality Center, St. Placid Priory
Clergy Contemplative Retreats @ The Priory Spitiuality Center, St. Placid Priory
Oct 3 – Oct 4 all-day
The Priory is offering Clergy Contemplative retreats for clergy. We are all being told over and over again to do self-care. Do you need help in making some time for yourself? Do you yearn for[...]
9:00 am Undoing Institutional Racism Wor...
Undoing Institutional Racism Wor...
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm
The People’s Institute Undoing Racism Workshop is an intensive workshop designed to educate, challenge and empower people to “undo” the racist structures that hinder effective social change. The training is based on the premise that[...]
7:00 pm School of the Americas Watch Sen... @ Saint Patrick's Catholic Church
School of the Americas Watch Sen... @ Saint Patrick's Catholic Church
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
School of the Americas Watch Send-off @ Saint Patrick's Catholic Church | Seattle | Washington | United States
You are invited to the annual celebration of resistance and send-off for the School of the America’s Watch (SOAW) Vigil and Border Convergence, this year held in Nogales, Arizona. The send-off includes music, speakers, “Presente”[...]