Grounded in faith.
Working for justice.

Working for peace and justice in our fractured world can be a hard and lonely road.

But as we come together in unity, across congregations and organizations, the way opens up. As we support each other and seek answers together, we find understanding and courage, by the grace of God.

The Church Council of Greater Seattle strengthens the Christian community on this path… by seeking common ground, fostering interdependence and giving voice to the way of Jesus in the public square.

 

Initiative Endorsements

The Church Council of Greater Seattle has taken affirmative positions on three initiatives on the November 2018 ballot: Initiative 940 would require law enforcement to receive violence de-escalation, mental-health, and first-aid training, and provide first-aid; and...

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Beloved Leader of Justice

The Church Council of Greater Seattle mourns the loss of our beloved former Board President, friend, and fearless champion for justice, Verlene Jones Davis. Verlene served as Board President twice (2003-2005 & 2010-2012) and played a most pivotal role in the renewal...

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Church Council Receives NWIRP Award

The Church Council of Greater Seattle is honored to be awarded this year's Northwest Immigrant Rights Project's Outstanding Community Partner Award at their Evening of Justice at Wing Luke on Thursday, October 25. As NWIRP describes, “From the moment we discovered...

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Upcoming Events

Oct
23
Tue
6:00 pm Re-Entry Corps: Voices & Faces P... @ Large Isaac Orr Conference Room, St. James' Chancery Building
Re-Entry Corps: Voices & Faces P... @ Large Isaac Orr Conference Room, St. James' Chancery Building
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Criminal Justice Ministry of the Archdiocese of Seattle presents “Re-Entry Corps: Voices & Faces Panel.” Are you called to ministry with the incarcerated? Is your parish called to join the “One Parish, One Prisoner”[...]
Oct
24
Wed
1:00 pm Kids in Need of Defense Orientat... @ The Church Council of Greater Seattle
Kids in Need of Defense Orientat... @ The Church Council of Greater Seattle
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This orientation is for all accompaniment volunteers who have completed Parts 1 & 2 of the process with The Church Council of Greater Seattle and 21 Progress. Kids In Need of Defense (KIND) offers legal[...]
Oct
27
Sat
1:00 pm At Home in the World: Building a... @ Seattle First Baptist Church
At Home in the World: Building a... @ Seattle First Baptist Church
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The housing crisis is a climate crisis is a housing crisis. No decision has a bigger impact on our carbon pollution than where we live: a lack of abundant and affordable housing pushes people out[...]