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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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Rev. Gertrude Apel Pioneering Spirit Awards

The Church Council of Greater Seattle is excited to announce the 2016 Rev. Gertrude Apel Pioneering Spirit Awardees: First African Methodist Episcopal Church, Seattle, led by Senior Pastor Carey G. Anderson; and Marty Hartman, Executive Director of Mary's Place. Rev....

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Faith Communities Human Services Survey

The faith community provides an amazing array of human services to the wider community. We have a unique opportunity to begin to learn about the services provided and to measure the collective impact that the faith sector has in meeting the needs of people in our...

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Our Team is Growing!

We're thrilled to announce that our team is growing - doubling in fact! We'll be able to be more of a presence in organizing to address homelessness and affordable housing throughout King County, and to increase our racial justice work both internally and in the...

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Declaration of Interdependence

Community members from the Standing Together series The Church Council of Greater Seattle co-sponsored with Muslim Association of Puget Sound have developed a Declaration of Interdependence to encourage the addressing of growing fear, hate, and divisiveness in our...

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Agreement Reached for SHARE

The Church Council of Greater Seattle applauds the agreement reached between the City of Seattle, King County and SHARE, with the participation of Catholic Community Services, LIHI, Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw and the Church Council of Greater Seattle,...

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Upcoming Events

Dec
28
Wed
all-day Blanket & Solar Lantern Drive fo... @ online
Blanket & Solar Lantern Drive fo... @ online
Dec 28 2016 – Jan 21 2017 all-day
The Salaam Cultural Museum (SCM) is collecting new blankets and LuminAID Solar Lanterns to send to the Syrian refugees stuck on the border between Jordan and Syria. The conditions in this make-shift camp are dire.[...]
Jan
19
Thu
7:00 pm Vigil on eve of inauguration @ Congregational Church on Mercer Island
Vigil on eve of inauguration @ Congregational Church on Mercer Island
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
There will be a vigil on the eve of the inauguration at the Congregational Church on Mercer Island. The church will be open Thursday from 7 – 9 p.m. for candle lighting and reflection, with[...]
Jan
20
Fri
1:00 pm All United None Divided: March a... @ Judkins Park
All United None Divided: March a... @ Judkins Park
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm
All United None Divided! March and Rally begins at Judkins Park and will march to the corner of 2nd and Marion, downtown Seattle. Demands: Preserve DACA! No Deportations! Immigration Reform that is Just and Inclusive![...]
6:00 pm Sabbath of Dreams: The Hard Won ... @ Temple de Hirsch Sinai
Sabbath of Dreams: The Hard Won ... @ Temple de Hirsch Sinai
Jan 20 @ 6:00 pm
Sabbath of Dreams: The Hard Won and the Yet-to-be @ Temple de Hirsch Sinai | Seattle | Washington | United States
You are invited to an Interfaith Shabbat Service and Rededication to values as we move forward together, “Sabbath of Dreams: the Hard Won and the Yet-to-be.” 5 p.m. light refreshments; 6 p.m. service. Download the[...]
Jan
21
Sat
10:00 am Seeking Refuge: Forced to Flee, ... @ Cathedral Hall, St. James Cathedral
Seeking Refuge: Forced to Flee, ... @ Cathedral Hall, St. James Cathedral
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Seeking Refuge: Forced to Flee, a refugee camp simulation @ Cathedral Hall, St. James Cathedral | Seattle | Washington | United States
A unique, eye-opening experience on what it is like to enter a refugee camp. While no simulation can give you the full sense of the refugee experience, this simulation will help you to better understand[...]