News, Action Alerts, Statements, Speeches, Litanies & More

“Congregational Connections” is a quarterly e-publication by the Church Council of Greater Seattle, offered to all congregations in the King County and south Snohomish County areas as a means of sharing stories, information, and solidarity in this blessed work we are...

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Updates on Affordable Housing & Homelessness

We have been hard at work with our partners and friends in seeking sustainable solutions to the interconnected crises around affordable-housing and homelessness in King and South Snohomish Counties. Below we highlight concrete progress made in Bellevue and Burien...

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Contract Opportunities Open Now

In 2019, the Church Council of Greater Seattle will be celebrating 100 years of community, service, and justice. In order to support our year of story-sharing, we have two contract opportunities open until filled. 100th Anniversary Vision: Weaving past and present for...

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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...

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Church Council Receives NWIRP Award

The Church Council of Greater Seattle is honored to be awarded this year's Northwest Immigrant Rights Project's Outstanding Community Partner Award at their Evening of Justice at Wing Luke on Thursday, October 25. As NWIRP describes, “From the moment we discovered...

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Initiative Endorsements

The Church Council of Greater Seattle has taken affirmative positions on three initiatives on the November 2018 ballot: Initiative 940 would require law enforcement to receive violence de-escalation, mental-health, and first-aid training, and provide first-aid; and...

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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...

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Upcoming Events

Feb
21
Thu
7:00 pm Cultural Humility Training 2.0 @ Walmesley Center, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Parish
Cultural Humility Training 2.0 @ Walmesley Center, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Parish
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm
Cultural Humility Training 2.0 presented by Anjulie Ganti, MSW, MPH; and Karla Garcia, MHP, MSW, LICSW. At this workshop, participants will learn skills for being present with people from different cultural and/or socioeconomic backgrounds and[...]
Feb
22
Fri
all-day The Cura Animarum: Care of Souls... @ Washington State History Museum
The Cura Animarum: Care of Souls... @ Washington State History Museum
Feb 22 – Feb 24 all-day
The C. G. Jung Institute of Seattle and the Washington Pastoral Counseling Association are co-sponsoring this national Jungian conference for depth-oriented professionals longing to foster the central presence of soul in profession and vocation. The[...]
Mar
16
Sat
7:00 pm Chancel Arts at Kent Lutheran @ Kent Lutheran Church
Chancel Arts at Kent Lutheran @ Kent Lutheran Church
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A relaxing evening of beautiful music featuring a duet with Mary Riles on cello and Sheila Weidendorf on piano. Doors open at 6:30 PM with the program starting at 7:00 PM.  Performances will include: Claude Debussy, Sonata[...]
Mar
28
Thu
6:00 pm Annual Assembly @ Seattle First Baptist Church
Annual Assembly @ Seattle First Baptist Church
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Please save the date. More information to follow soon.
Jun
1
Sat
6:00 pm Community Celebration @ Plymouth UCC
Community Celebration @ Plymouth UCC
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Please save the date for a community celebration of 100 years of community, service, and justice as the Church Council of Greater Seattle. More information to follow.