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... Read more...
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,... Read more...
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... Read more...
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... Read more...
What is accompaniment?

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.

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