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SANCTUARY UPDATE: Jose Robles has a Bond Hearing on Tuesday, February 11 at 11 AM!

**UPDATED AGAIN** Friends, We are heartsick that Jose's bond was denied this morning. He will remain in detention while his U-Visa is adjudicated. Although there is no assurance of how quickly that will move forward, Jose's lawyer estimates they will receive a...
On Xenophobia

The detention of Iranian-Americans – approximately 60 people from 25 households held and not free to leave after intensive questioning - at the U.S.-Canadian border at Blaine, Washington, this past weekend points to the dangerous logic of war and the intersectionality...

A Message From Michael

Dear friends, To vigil means to show up, be present, fully awake, fully alive, in an anticipation of something important about to happen, whether one of celebration, a hoped-for change, or a matter of life and death. The Church Council has been holding vigils,...

I Believe in the Difference We Make Together

“When the unbearable cold hit, we called City Hall all week, to be sure there was a plan in place for 24/7 shelter for the chronically unhoused people in our community. At the 11th hour, we paid a visit to City Hall. Finally, they agreed! I am forever grateful for...

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...

The detention of Iranian-Americans – approximately 60 people from 25 households held and not free to leave after intensive questioning - at the U.S.-Canadian border at Blaine, Washington, this past weekend points to the dangerous logic of war and the intersectionality...

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A Message From Michael

A Message From Michael

Dear friends, To vigil means to show up, be present, fully awake, fully alive, in an anticipation of something important about to happen, whether one of celebration, a hoped-for change, or a matter of life and death. The Church Council has been holding vigils,...

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I Believe in the Difference We Make Together

I Believe in the Difference We Make Together

“When the unbearable cold hit, we called City Hall all week, to be sure there was a plan in place for 24/7 shelter for the chronically unhoused people in our community. At the 11th hour, we paid a visit to City Hall. Finally, they agreed! I am forever grateful for...

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Spread the Love This #GivingTuesday!

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...

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Upcoming Events

Feb
23
Sun
all-day Excluded, Inside The Lines @ The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
Excluded, Inside The Lines @ The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
Feb 23 all-day
Uncover the history of redlining and its impacts through individual stories. Beginning with the exclusion of Native people from Seattle, follow the ongoing confluence of interconnected financial, environmental, physical factors that have plagued people of[...]
Feb
29
Sat
2:00 pm Screening & Discussion of Los Et... @ Washington State Labor Council
Screening & Discussion of Los Et... @ Washington State Labor Council
Feb 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Seattle Interfaith Migrant Rights Alliance (SIMRN) and the the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the International Migrants Alliance (IMA-PNW) invite you to our upcoming screening and discussion of Los Eternos Indocumentados (The Eternally Undocumented). Los Eternos is a documentary exploring root causes of forced[...]
Mar
31
Tue
6:00 pm Save the Date: Church Council of... @ Saint Mark's Episcopal Cathedral
Save the Date: Church Council of... @ Saint Mark's Episcopal Cathedral
Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Save the Date: Church Council of Greater Seattle Annual Assembly @ Saint Mark's Episcopal Cathedral
Please save the date! Confirmation of time and programming to come.
Apr
5
Sun
5:00 pm F.I.R.E. Dinner Dialogue @ East Shore Unitarian Church
F.I.R.E. Dinner Dialogue @ East Shore Unitarian Church
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Save the Date! The next Interfaith Dinner Dialogue sponsored by Fostering Interfaith Relationships on the Eastside (FIRE) will be held on Sunday, April 5, from 5 – 8 p.m. at East Shore Unitarian Church in[...]