Community Events Calendar

To submit an event, email details to Ann Erickson. This calendar is provided as a service to the Greater Seattle community. Listing of an event does not imply sponsorship or endorsement by the Church Council of Greater Seattle.

Bellevue City Council Candidates Forum @ East Shore Unitarian Church
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm

All candidates have been invited to a Bellevue City Council Candidates Forum. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Co-sponsors include: East Shore Unitarian Church, Faith Action Network, Eastside Interfaith Social Concerns Council; Church Council of Greater Seattle; APRI Seattle; CAIR Washington; Housing Development Consortium; NAMI Eastside; and King County Vote!

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One Humanity – Two Countries @ St. Joseph Parish
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Please join us for an evening of dialogue, “One Humanity – Two Countries: The Impact of Migration / Immigration on El Salvador and the United States.”

St. Joseph Parish is celebrating 30 years of a sister parish relationship with San Bartolomé in Arcatao, El Salvador. Fr. Miguel Vasquez, SJ, pastor of San Bartolomé, will share his perspective of witnessing the impact of 30 years of migration on communities in El Salvador. He will be joined in dialogue and later in a Q&A panel of advocates and experts.

Presenters and panelists include: Father Miguel Vasquez, SJ, Pastor, San Bartolome, Arcatao, El Salvador; Ms. Marina Ortiz, Salvadoran Human Rights Leaders; Meghan Kelly-Stallings, Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs, Coordinator, New Citizens Program; Josh Utter, Outreach and Advocacy Coordinator, Jesuit Refugee Service/USA; and Michael Ramos, Executive Director, Church Council of Greater Seattle (as Facilitator).

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17th Annual Community Multifaith Summit @ St. Patrick Church Social Hall
Oct 27 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

The theme for the 17th Annual Community Multifaith Summit is “Introducing the Platinum Rule: The Key to Building Community.”

Most world religions encourage their members to live by the Golden Rule. However, it assumes that we know what others would want, while the Platinum Rule encourages us to go further to learn about and try to treat others the way they want to be treated. It provides incentive to open ourselves to those who are different from us and reveals the hidden history of cooperation that comes from relationships of trust.

  • engage with others from various faith and spiritual communities
  • learn how interfaith work has evolved over the past 126 years
  • apply the essential tools of self-reflection, personal storytelling, and dialogue
  • build deeper connections with and commitments to ourselves, our families, our community

$10 Advance Registration | $15 at the door. Register Here

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Sponsors: Northwest Interfaith, Treacy Levine Center and Seattle University School of Theology and Mission
Endorsed by: Call of Compassion NW, Interfaith Community Sanctuary, Church Council of Greater Seattle, The Well, & Religica