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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is celebrated from January 18-25 each year. The theme for the week in 2018, “Your right hand, O Lord, glorious in power,” is inspired by Exodus 15:6. The resources for the week have been prepared by members of different churches...

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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...

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A Bonfire Bright Enough to Reach Every Neighbor

“The Church Council opened our eyes to what was really happening in our community. We were already thinking ‘How can we be involved more? How can we use the resources that we have to stand with those who are vulnerable?’ Because of The Church Council, we had meetings...

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Michael Ramos & Church Council Receive Award

What an honor, for us and for you too. Michael Ramos and The Church Council of Greater Seattle received the 2017 Advocating Faith Leader & Faith Community Award at Faith Action Network's (FAN) annual dinner on November 19, 2017. Hundreds gathered in a powerful...

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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...

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Support Veterans, Seniors & Human Services Levy

The Church Council of Greater Seattle supports the Veterans, Seniors, and Human Services Levy (Prop 1) that appears on King County ballots this November election. The voter-approved Veterans and Human Services Levy has connected hundreds of thousands of King County's...

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“Much needed antidote to despair”

Much needed antidote to despair. That's how one participant described our Weaving Our Strengths Conference held on September 30th at University Congregational Church. The day was full of connecting - through music and worship, seeing old...

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Upcoming Events

Jan
18
Thu
all-day Save the Date: Week of Prayer fo...
Save the Date: Week of Prayer fo...
Jan 18 – Jan 25 all-day
Christians across traditions and denominations and around the world come together to celebrate the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, traditionally celebrated between January 18 – 25 between the feasts of St. Peter and St.[...]
Jan
23
Tue
6:30 pm A Three-Part Series on Islam @ Cathedral Hall
A Three-Part Series on Islam @ Cathedral Hall
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Immigrant Assistance & Social Outreach and Advocacy at St. James Cathedral present “A Three-Part Series on Islam” Tuesdays, January 16th, 23rd, and 30th from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Cathedral Hall. For anyone interested in[...]
Jan
26
Fri
6:00 pm First Annual Peacemaking Summit @ Seattle University Student Center, Rm. 160
First Annual Peacemaking Summit @ Seattle University Student Center, Rm. 160
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A celebration and acknowledgement of the power of partnerships relating to the peacemaking circles movement in King County. Coordinated by the King County Peacemaking Coordinating Team (kingcountypct.org). Peacemaking Circles are a process to heal the[...]
Jan
27
Sat
7:30 pm Ancora presents “Sacred Night” @ Green Lake Church of Seventh Day Adventists
Ancora presents “Sacred Night” @ Green Lake Church of Seventh Day Adventists
Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm
Ancora presents "Sacred Night" @ Green Lake Church of Seventh Day Adventists | Seattle | Washington | United States
Seattle women’s choir Ancora, directed by Interim Artistic Director Freddie Coleman, accompanied by Justin Hansen, and joined by guest artists Resonance Handbell Quartet, unveils “Sacred Night,” a seasonal winter program. This program features a Gregorian-inspired[...]
Jan
28
Sun
all-day Faith Over Fear: Empowering Fait... @ Muslim Association of Puget Sound
Faith Over Fear: Empowering Fait... @ Muslim Association of Puget Sound
Jan 28 – Jan 30 all-day
Does your congregation ask questions that you can’t answer about Islam and Muslims? Do you want to be an effective ally for your Muslim neighbors? Do you want to have the right tools and training[...]