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You’re Invited: Annual Assembly

It is a kairos moment, a critical time, calling for the unifying voice and faithful witness of the church. We need your voice. You are invited to: Church Council's Annual Assembly Wednesday, March 29 6 p.m. Reception / 6:30 p.m. Program Epiphany Parish 1805 38th Ave.,...

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Statement of Support for Immigrants and Refugees

The Church Council of Greater Seattle decries the announcement of efforts by the new presidential administration to extend a “border wall,” ramp up enforcement, curtail applications for asylum and halt the granting of refugee status. These actions will lead to greater...

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2017 State Legislative Priorities

The Church Council of Greater Seattle, as an organization rooted in communities of faith, urges robust action toward the meeting of human need as the State Legislature convenes this year.  We believe that a “sufficient, sustainable livelihood for all” should be the...

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How You Can Connect the Hope

(See caption below) "Right now especially, it’s important we reach across all our divides, which are man-made. There is so much goodness in the people of this country; that’s the hope. My experience, as a Muslim, is that we can rely upon the Church Council of Greater...

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For Such a Time As This

A Pastoral Letter from Executive Director Michael Ramos: For Such a Time As This Election 2016: A Call to Lament, Repent, Discern, & Act I was completely stunned by the presidential election results on Tuesday night. Not because I am a fan of Hillary Clinton’s,...

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Rev. Gertrude Apel Pioneering Spirit Awards

The Church Council of Greater Seattle is excited to announce the 2016 Rev. Gertrude Apel Pioneering Spirit Awardees: First African Methodist Episcopal Church, Seattle, led by Senior Pastor Carey G. Anderson; and Marty Hartman, Executive Director of Mary's Place. Rev....

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Faith Communities Human Services Survey

The faith community provides an amazing array of human services to the wider community. We have a unique opportunity to begin to learn about the services provided and to measure the collective impact that the faith sector has in meeting the needs of people in our...

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Upcoming Events

Feb
22
Wed
5:30 pm Islamaphobia: A threat to all @ UW Bothell Campus, North Creek Events Center
Islamaphobia: A threat to all @ UW Bothell Campus, North Creek Events Center
Feb 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Islamaphobia: A threat to all @ UW Bothell Campus, North Creek Events Center | Bothell | Washington | United States
The American Muslim Research Institute (AMRI) invites you to a presentation by Dalia Mogahed, Director of Research at the Institute of Social Policy and Understanding. American Muslims have become the subject of intense political debate[...]
6:00 pm Homelessness Advocacy 101 Workshop @ Ballard First Lutheran Church
Homelessness Advocacy 101 Workshop @ Ballard First Lutheran Church
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Homelessness Advocacy 101 Workshop @ Ballard First Lutheran Church | Seattle | Washington | United States
YOU can be a voice for real and positive investments to help, shelter, and house thousands of people. Join the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness for an engaging, fun, and inspiring Homelessness Advocacy 101 workshop! Build[...]
Feb
25
Sat
8:00 pm Chichester Psalms @ St. James Cathedral
Chichester Psalms @ St. James Cathedral
Feb 25 @ 8:00 pm
Chichester Psalms @ St. James Cathedral | Seattle | Washington | United States
Behold how good, and how pleasant it is, for brethren to dwell together in unity. Psalm 133 Leonard Bernstein’s beloved Chichester Psalms is paired with James MacMillan’s deeply moving Cantos sagrados in Seattle Pro Musica’s next performance, a[...]
Feb
26
Sun
1:00 pm Homelessness Advocacy 101 Workshop @ First Congregational Church, Bellevue
Homelessness Advocacy 101 Workshop @ First Congregational Church, Bellevue
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Homelessness Advocacy 101 Workshop @ First Congregational Church, Bellevue | Bellevue | Washington | United States
YOU can be a voice for real and positive investments to help, shelter, and house thousands of people. Join the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness for an engaging, fun, and inspiring Homelessness Advocacy 101 workshop! Build[...]
8:00 pm Chichester Psalms @ St. James Cathedral
Chichester Psalms @ St. James Cathedral
Feb 26 @ 8:00 pm
Chichester Psalms @ St. James Cathedral | Seattle | Washington | United States
Behold how good, and how pleasant it is, for brethren to dwell together in unity. Psalm 133 Leonard Bernstein’s beloved Chichester Psalms is paired with James MacMillan’s deeply moving Cantos sagrados in Seattle Pro Musica’s next performance, a[...]