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

Apr
26
Wed
7:00 pm Special Bread for the World Event @ University Congregational United Church of Christ
Special Bread for the World Event @ University Congregational United Church of Christ
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Special Bread for the World Event @ University Congregational United Church of Christ | Seattle | Washington | United States
Please join Bread for the World’s Local Group for a workshop with Bread for the World’s Western Regional Organizer Clark Hansen. Clark’s presentation will center on the latest developments concerning the U.S. federal budget as[...]
May
3
Wed
6:30 pm Bridging the Divide: Constructiv... @ Keystone United Church of Christ
Bridging the Divide: Constructiv... @ Keystone United Church of Christ
May 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn to confidently engage conflict and have constructive conversations; and specific techniques to assess, initiate and hold difficult conversations. Geared toward people who are feeling stuck, alienated or reactive when talking with loved ones, friends[...]
May
11
Thu
7:00 pm Diana Butler Bass – Gratitude an... @ The Well @ Queen Anne United Methodist
Diana Butler Bass – Gratitude an... @ The Well @ Queen Anne United Methodist
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Diana Butler Bass - Gratitude and Love: Sustaining Powers for Resistance @ The Well @ Queen Anne United Methodist | Seattle | Washington | United States
Noted Christian historian, author, and speaker Diana Butler Bass will join The Well once again, this time to explore how gratitude and love are necessary and sufficient powers that sustain people for resistance. All are[...]
May
13
Sat
12:00 pm Mother’s Day Vigil @ Tacoma Northwest Detention Center
Mother’s Day Vigil @ Tacoma Northwest Detention Center
May 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Mother's Day Vigil @ Tacoma Northwest Detention Center | Tacoma | Washington | United States
Answering the call of faith. . . Radical Accompaniment in difficult times. The Church Council of Greater Seattle and Interfaith Movement for Immigrant Justice invite you to the 9th Annual Mother’s Day Vigil at the[...]
May
17
Wed
6:30 pm Bridging the Divide: Constructiv... @ Keystone United Church of Christ
Bridging the Divide: Constructiv... @ Keystone United Church of Christ
May 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Learn to confidently engage conflict and have constructive conversations; and specific techniques to assess, initiate and hold difficult conversations. Geared toward people who are feeling stuck, alienated or reactive when talking with loved ones, friends[...]