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On Xenophobia

The detention of Iranian-Americans – approximately 60 people from 25 households held and not free to leave after intensive questioning - at the U.S.-Canadian border at Blaine, Washington, this past weekend points to the dangerous logic of war and the intersectionality...

A Message From Michael

Dear friends, To vigil means to show up, be present, fully awake, fully alive, in an anticipation of something important about to happen, whether one of celebration, a hoped-for change, or a matter of life and death. The Church Council has been holding vigils,...

I Believe in the Difference We Make Together

“When the unbearable cold hit, we called City Hall all week, to be sure there was a plan in place for 24/7 shelter for the chronically unhoused people in our community. At the 11th hour, we paid a visit to City Hall. Finally, they agreed! I am forever grateful for...

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: ICE & Border Patrol at Redmond UMC

Earlier this week, a Facebook post from a member of Redmond United Methodist Church detailed an encounter with a person they now suspect was a US Customs & Border Patrol agent pretending they were in need of shelter, thus entering into a family shelter on church...

Spread the Love This #GivingTuesday!

#GivingTuesday falls on December 3 this year. It's a wonderful opportunity to show love to all the nonprofits making change you care about. If you'd like to make a gift to the Church Council of Greater Seattle or Youth Chaplaincy Coalition, you can find our secure...

The detention of Iranian-Americans – approximately 60 people from 25 households held and not free to leave after intensive questioning - at the U.S.-Canadian border at Blaine, Washington, this past weekend points to the dangerous logic of war and the intersectionality...

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A Message From Michael

A Message From Michael

Dear friends, To vigil means to show up, be present, fully awake, fully alive, in an anticipation of something important about to happen, whether one of celebration, a hoped-for change, or a matter of life and death. The Church Council has been holding vigils,...

read more
I Believe in the Difference We Make Together

I Believe in the Difference We Make Together

“When the unbearable cold hit, we called City Hall all week, to be sure there was a plan in place for 24/7 shelter for the chronically unhoused people in our community. At the 11th hour, we paid a visit to City Hall. Finally, they agreed! I am forever grateful for...

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Spread the Love This #GivingTuesday!

Spread the Love This #GivingTuesday!

#GivingTuesday falls on December 3 this year. It's a wonderful opportunity to show love to all the nonprofits making change you care about. If you'd like to make a gift to the Church Council of Greater Seattle or Youth Chaplaincy Coalition, you can find our secure...

read more
What is accompaniment?

What is accompaniment?

Accompaniment is the practice of walking with each other, side by side, through daily life, challenges, and moments of uncertainty. The Latin roots of the word, cum pane, mean “to share bread with.” Accompaniment is an invitation for us to practice offering our presence above and beyond our problem-solving.

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all-day The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King,...
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King,...
Jan 20 all-day
Save the Date for the Seattle Martin Luther King, Jr. Organizing Coalition’s 38th annual day of events to include workshops, march, and rally. This year’s theme is “20/20 Vision is ______.” 20/20 Vision reflects the[...]
6:00 pm Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.... @ New Beginnings Christian Fellowship
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.... @ New Beginnings Christian Fellowship
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Worship Service @ New Beginnings Christian Fellowship
The Evergreen Association of American Baptist Churches invites you to a Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Worship Service hosted by New Beginnings Christian Fellowship. This year’s preacher is the Rev. Dr. Brad Braxton,[...]
Jan
24
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6:30 pm From Seed to Seed @ Prospect Congregational United Church of Christ
From Seed to Seed @ Prospect Congregational United Church of Christ
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm
All are welcome to this FREE screening, with discussion to follow. Donations will be accepted to help offset the cost of presentation. When Terry and Monique left the opera to pursue their true passion—ecological, small-scale[...]
Jan
26
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2:00 pm Let’s Talk about Race @ First United Methodist Church, Bellevue
Let’s Talk about Race @ First United Methodist Church, Bellevue
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm
Let's Talk about Race @ First United Methodist Church, Bellevue
Racism thrives in silence. Yet race is one of the most difficult topics to discuss in American society. With warmth and openness, renowned author and professor, Clyde Ford, leads a discussion on race in modern-day[...]
Jan
29
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6:00 pm Homelessness Advocacy 101 @ University Congregational UCC
Homelessness Advocacy 101 @ University Congregational UCC
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness invites you to an engaging, fun, and inspiring Homelessness Advocacy 101 workshop to learn to speak up for smart policies and robust funding that will lead to a healthy and housed Washington.[...]