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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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Meet Our Organizing Staff

This fall, the Church Council welcomed several terrific people to our organizing staff. Join us in welcoming them. Please reach out to the organizer who is working on the area of justice you are passionate about. Briana Brannan returns to our staff to serve as the...

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Community Job Announcements

We share the following job announcements from our community. If you have an announcement you'd like us to consider posting, email Ann. Job Announcements Wallingford United Methodist Church is a church of 150-200 members and friends that celebrates diversity, affirms...

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Rest In Peace Charleena Lyles

The Church Council of Greater Seattle offers our prayers of condolence, love and solidarity with the family and friends of Charleena Lyles.  We stand with our partner agency, Solid Ground, in seeking justice and accountability for this tragedy. Solid Ground CEO Gordon...

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Upcoming Events

Nov
16
Thu
all-day Social Justice Film Festival @ Throughout Seattle
Social Justice Film Festival @ Throughout Seattle
Nov 16 – Nov 21 all-day
Social Justice Film Festival @ Throughout Seattle | Seattle | Washington | United States
This year’s theme for the Social Justice Film Festival is The #Resistance. There will be special evenings devoted to climate change, immigration, and Black Lives Matter. Disability rights, prisoner justice, Native American rights, austerity, campaigns[...]
Nov
22
Wed
7:30 pm Interfaith Thanksgiving Service @ Temple B'nai Torah
Interfaith Thanksgiving Service @ Temple B'nai Torah
Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm
Interfaith Thanksgiving Service @ Temple B'nai Torah | Bellevue | Washington | United States
For over 30 years, congregations in the Lake Hills area of Bellevue have entered into a Covenantal relationship of support which focuses on our shared vision of a sacred and affirming community. We worship, learn[...]
Dec
1
Fri
12:00 pm Festival of the Nativities @ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Bellevue South Stake Center
Festival of the Nativities @ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Bellevue South Stake Center
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 10 @ 9:00 pm
Festival of the Nativities @ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Bellevue South Stake Center | Bellevue | Washington | United States
Come enjoy over 550 crèche displays from around the world, family activities, and musical performances, including a Messiah Sing-a-long on Sunday, December 3rd at 7 p.m. The Festival is from 12 noon – 9 p.m. each[...]
Dec
3
Sun
3:00 pm Mother and Child @ Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church
Mother and Child @ Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church
Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm
To celebrate the Christmas season, the Northwest Chamber Chorus focuses on the composers who have taken their inspiration from stories of Mary and the birth of her son. We sample three very different settings of[...]
7:00 pm The O Antiphons Service of Adven... @ Saint Mark's Episcopal Cathedral
The O Antiphons Service of Adven... @ Saint Mark's Episcopal Cathedral
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This beloved annual service of music and pageantry celebrates the beginning of Advent – the season of longing, vigilance, and expectation in preparation for Christmas. With the Cathedral Choir, the Compline Choir, and the Senior[...]