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

Welcome, Allison! Welcome Back, E!

This fall, the Church Council welcomed Allison Trezona to our organizing staff through the United Church of Christ’s Justice Leadership Program – and welcomed back Erica N. West for a second year, through the same program. Allison recently finished a year as a Young...

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"Congregational Connections" is a quarterly e-publication by the Church Council of Greater Seattle, offered to all congregations in the King County and south Snohomish County areas as a means of sharing stories, information, and solidarity in this blessed work we are...

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In Memoriam: Dr. Hubert G. Locke

Our community lost a force for justice with the recent death of Dr. Hubert G. Locke. Locke was a scholar, activist, mentor, mediator, and advisor to public leaders across many disciplines. Locke’s life of service to the common good began as a minister in Detroit. As...

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Remembering and Honoring Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen

Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in the Lord.  They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream.  It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green.  It has no worries in a year of drought...

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Update: Supporting Asylum Seekers

Detained asylum seekers, many of whom have been separated from their children, have started to be released from the Tacoma Northwest Detention Center, after they were transferred there from the SeaTac Federal Detention Center Facility. However, their release does not...

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Where do you see love?

“This moment is an opportunity to act on faith, to work toward the thing that’s hoped for, and create something we long to see: an answer to this crisis, and a resounding answer to the question that is the center of this: Who do we love?”   Erica West, Justice...

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Statement: Employee Hours Tax

The following statement was made by our Executive Director, Michael Ramos, at the Press Conference on Employee Hours Tax on May 2, 2018. The Church Council of Greater Seattle, along with faith allies such as Catholic Community Services, strongly support the Employee...

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Upcoming Events

Feb
21
Thu
7:00 pm Cultural Humility Training 2.0 @ Walmesley Center, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Parish
Cultural Humility Training 2.0 @ Walmesley Center, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Parish
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm
Cultural Humility Training 2.0 presented by Anjulie Ganti, MSW, MPH; and Karla Garcia, MHP, MSW, LICSW. At this workshop, participants will learn skills for being present with people from different cultural and/or socioeconomic backgrounds and[...]
Feb
22
Fri
all-day The Cura Animarum: Care of Souls... @ Washington State History Museum
The Cura Animarum: Care of Souls... @ Washington State History Museum
Feb 22 – Feb 24 all-day
The C. G. Jung Institute of Seattle and the Washington Pastoral Counseling Association are co-sponsoring this national Jungian conference for depth-oriented professionals longing to foster the central presence of soul in profession and vocation. The[...]
Mar
16
Sat
7:00 pm Chancel Arts at Kent Lutheran @ Kent Lutheran Church
Chancel Arts at Kent Lutheran @ Kent Lutheran Church
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
A relaxing evening of beautiful music featuring a duet with Mary Riles on cello and Sheila Weidendorf on piano. Doors open at 6:30 PM with the program starting at 7:00 PM.  Performances will include: Claude Debussy, Sonata[...]
Mar
28
Thu
6:00 pm Annual Assembly @ Seattle First Baptist Church
Annual Assembly @ Seattle First Baptist Church
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Please save the date. More information to follow soon.
Jun
1
Sat
6:00 pm Community Celebration @ Plymouth UCC
Community Celebration @ Plymouth UCC
Jun 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Please save the date for a community celebration of 100 years of community, service, and justice as the Church Council of Greater Seattle. More information to follow.