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

Faith Leader Reflection: Michael Ramos A brief welcome from our Executive Director. The Church is alive and creating ripples of community throughout the Puget Sound area!  These stories must be told!  To assist with this process, we share these messages of “Awakening”...

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Inspiration Abounds at Annual Assembly

We tried something a little different at Annual Assembly this year. As each member of our community entered the building, we asked if they would like to “Put Their Congregation on the Map”. Through this exercise, we were all able to witness firsthand how the loving...

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Honoring the Rev. Dr. Samuel B. McKinney

The Church Council of Greater Seattle mourns the loss of the renowned, beloved pastor and leader, the Reverend Dr. Samuel Berry McKinney, who passed away on Saturday at age 91. Known throughout the United States and internationally for his work for civil rights, Rev....

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Reflections on Gun Violence

Executive Director Michael Ramos reflects on a prayer service he attended this past Sunday regarding gun violence, specifically the Parkland shooting, and offers a prayer: Hearing the names of the Florida shooting victims, seeing their pictures, listening to synopses...

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You’re Invited: Annual Assembly

All are welcome and invited to attend the Church Council's Annual Assembly on Thursday, March 22 with a reception at 6 p.m. and programming beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church, 7500 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle 98103. God calls us to be in communion...

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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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Upcoming Events

Apr
28
Sat
10:00 am 4 Questions Thriving Leaders Ask @ Lake Washington Christian Church
4 Questions Thriving Leaders Ask @ Lake Washington Christian Church
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
4 Questions Thriving Leaders Ask @ Lake Washington Christian Church | Kirkland | Washington | United States
Most churches spend lots of time and even money asking the 2 worst questions leaders can ask: How do we get more members for our church? How do we get more money? Leaders of Thriving[...]
7:00 pm Michael Stern plays benefit for ... @ Seattle Mennonite Church
Michael Stern plays benefit for ... @ Seattle Mennonite Church
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm
Folk music concert by Michael Stern, local song writer and musician, with friends Erika Kirsch and Jeffrey Powel to benefit Seattle Fellowship of Reconciliation. Featuring songs of compassion, humor, justice and peace and including kid-friendly[...]
May
12
Sat
12:00 pm Mother’s Day Vigil 2018 @ Northwest Detention Center
Mother’s Day Vigil 2018 @ Northwest Detention Center
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mother's Day Vigil 2018 @ Northwest Detention Center | Tacoma | Washington | United States
Hosted by The Church Council of Greater Seattle, Interfaith Movement for Immigrant Justice (IMIRJ), University Unitarian Church, Our Lady of Guadalupe Episcopal Church, la Banda Gozona, and Trio Guadalevín. Faithful resistance /ˈfāTHfəl rəˈzistəns/: perseverance, mutual[...]
May
24
Thu
7:00 pm Raising White Kids: An Anti-Raci... @ The Well at Queen Anne United Methodist Church
Raising White Kids: An Anti-Raci... @ The Well at Queen Anne United Methodist Church
May 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Powerful and difficult conundrums exist when it comes to raising white children in a society that is one of the most racially diverse in the world, while also being full of racial tension and inequity.[...]
Sep
29
Sat
all-day Save the Date: Weaving Our Stren... @ Mercer Island Presbyterian Church
Save the Date: Weaving Our Stren... @ Mercer Island Presbyterian Church
Sep 29 all-day
Save the Date! The 2018 Weaving Our Strengths Conference will be on Saturday, September 29.