KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: ICE & Border Patrol at Redmond UMC

Earlier this week, a Facebook post from a member of Redmond United Methodist Church detailed an encounter with a person they now suspect was a US Customs & Border Patrol agent pretending they were in need of shelter, thus entering into a family shelter on church...

Spread the Love This #GivingTuesday!

#GivingTuesday falls on December 3 this year. It's a wonderful opportunity to show love to all the nonprofits making change you care about. If you'd like to make a gift to the Church Council of Greater Seattle or Youth Chaplaincy Coalition, you can find our secure...

What is accompaniment?

Accompaniment is the practice of walking with each other, side by side, through daily life, challenges, and moments of uncertainty. The Latin roots of the word, cum pane, mean “to share bread with.” Accompaniment is an invitation for us to practice offering our presence above and beyond our problem-solving.

“Community Convivencia” is Coming Up!

You are warmly invited to gather with us as a community that believes in the possible. We will come together to hear stories, share passion for this work, and to raise funds in support of the Church Council of Greater Seattle network’s grassroots immigrant & asylum-seeker accompaniment efforts.

Upcoming Events

Dec
5
Thu
all-day Festival of the Nativity @ Bellevue South Stake Center (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Festival of the Nativity @ Bellevue South Stake Center (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
Dec 5 – Dec 8 all-day
Hundreds of nativities from around the world, a re-creation of the inn at Bethlehem, artwork depicting the life of Christ, and live music performances indoors, all free to the public. Hundreds of crèche displays from[...]
6:30 pm Blue Christmas Worship: “A Servi... @ Immanuel Lutheran Congregation
Blue Christmas Worship: “A Servi... @ Immanuel Lutheran Congregation
Dec 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The holiday season can be difficult for many people. The mixture of grief, loss and suffering seem foreign to the joyous celebrations and preparations. In the Blue Christmas Service we acknowledge this tension. This service[...]
Dec
7
Sat
9:30 am Advent Reflection Day @ St. Mary-on-the-Lake Chapel
Advent Reflection Day @ St. Mary-on-the-Lake Chapel
Dec 7 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Advent Reflection Day @ St. Mary-on-the-Lake Chapel
Receiving Warm Embrace: Encountering Grace and Comfort in a Time of Waiting, led by Lisa Dennison. Advent offers us profound images of comfort in times of vulnerability such as Elizabeth receiving her cousin Mary and[...]