Statement on Shooting at Tree of Life Congregation

The Church Council of Greater Seattle condemns the horrific, murderous attack during worship at the synagogue, Tree of Life Congregation, in Pittsburgh. We offer all our prayers, love and support to the members of Tree of Life Congregation and to the Jewish community... Read more...

Beloved Leader of Justice

The Church Council of Greater Seattle mourns the loss of our beloved former Board President, friend, and fearless champion for justice, Verlene Jones Davis. Verlene served as Board President twice (2003-2005 & 2010-2012) and played a most pivotal role in the... Read more...

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...