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

Standing with the Sikh Community

Below is a sign-on letter for religious leaders that the Church Council plans to present to the Sikh community on Saturday, March 11 at the Community Unity Rally held from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Kent Lutheran Church. As you feel called, please sign onto the letter. As...

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Standing with the Jewish Community

The Church Council stands in solidarity with the local and national Jewish community and denounces acts of anti-Semitism. An attack on one because of their religion is an attack on all of us. We share two statements below, one from the Mercer Island Clergy Association...

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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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Upcoming Events

Mar
23
Thu
7:00 pm Reggie Williams – Interrupting W... @ The Well @ Queen Anne United Methodist
Reggie Williams – Interrupting W... @ The Well @ Queen Anne United Methodist
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Reggie Williams - Interrupting Whiteness: Harlem Renaissance, Black Christ, & Christian Ethics @ The Well @ Queen Anne United Methodist | Seattle | Washington | United States
Drawing from the life and work of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Dr. Reggie Williams will explore how the Harlem Renaissance interrupted the thinking of the theologian by offering alternative ways to understand God in Christ. This interruption[...]
Mar
29
Wed
6:00 pm Church Council’s Annual Assembly @ Epiphany Parish
Church Council’s Annual Assembly @ Epiphany Parish
Mar 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Church Council's Annual Assembly @ Epiphany Parish | Seattle | Washington | United States
It is a kairos moment, a critical time, calling for the unifying voice and faithful witness of the church. We need your voice! The Assembly is our major consultative event of the year. It is[...]
Sep
30
Sat
8:30 am Save the Date: Weaving Our Stren... @ University Congregational UCC
Save the Date: Weaving Our Stren... @ University Congregational UCC
Sep 30 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Save the Date: Weaving Our Strengths Conference @ University Congregational UCC | Seattle | Washington | United States
Save the Date for the Fourth Annual Weaving Our Strengths Conference put on by the Church Council of Greater Seattle. Weaving Our Strengths is a day-long conference of fellowship, inspiration, and skill-building to strengthen local churches’ efforts for[...]