Statement: Employee Hours Tax

The following statement was made by our Executive Director, Michael Ramos, at the Press Conference on Employee Hours Tax on May 2, 2018. The Church Council of Greater Seattle, along with faith allies such as Catholic Community Services, strongly support the Employee... Read more...
Honoring the Rev. Dr. Samuel B. McKinney

Honoring the Rev. Dr. Samuel B. McKinney

The Church Council of Greater Seattle mourns the loss of the renowned, beloved pastor and leader, the Reverend Dr. Samuel Berry McKinney, who passed away on Saturday at age 91. Known throughout the United States and internationally for his work for civil rights, Rev.... Read more...

Brief Reflection for the New Year

Grateful for the Opportunity in 2018 to be, with You, for Others It may be counterintuitive to consider 2018 to be a year of promise. The prospect of loss of health care, growing inequality, permissiveness of racist and nativist rhetoric and reaction, promotion of... Read more...

Responding to Shooting in Sutherland Springs

The Church Council of Greater Seattle expresses its deep sorrow upon hearing of the mass shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. We share our condolences and prayers with the members of the church and the entire community of Sutherland... Read more...

A Message in Solidarity with our Muslim Neighbors

Our Executive Director, Michael Ramos, wrote the following Message in Solidarity with Our Muslim Neighbors: The group called “Act for America,” an anti-Muslim organization with national chapters, considered a hate-group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, is holding a... Read more...