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

Hon. Mike Lowry Fund to End Homelessness Awardees

We are pleased to announce the names of the organizations selected to receive funding through the Honorable Mike Lowry Fund to End Homelessness, administered by the Church Council of Greater Seattle. The organizations are: Kent Youth and Family Services, for...

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At the Intersection of Ecumenical Hope and Justice

Adapted from a sermon by Michael Ramos, Executive Director of the Church Council of Greater Seattle, January 20, 2019. Download .pdf Every year this weekend falls at the intersection of the commemoration of the birthday and life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr....

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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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Updates on Affordable Housing & Homelessness

We have been hard at work with our partners and friends in seeking sustainable solutions to the interconnected crises around affordable-housing and homelessness in King and South Snohomish Counties. Below we highlight concrete progress made in Bellevue and Burien...

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Contract Opportunities Open Now

In 2019, the Church Council of Greater Seattle will be celebrating 100 years of community, service, and justice. In order to support our year of story-sharing, we have two contract opportunities open until filled. 100th Anniversary Vision: Weaving past and present for...

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Statement on Shooting at Tree of Life Congregation

The Church Council of Greater Seattle condemns the horrific, murderous attack during worship at the synagogue, Tree of Life Congregation, in Pittsburgh. We offer all our prayers, love and support to the members of Tree of Life Congregation and to the Jewish community...

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Church Council Receives NWIRP Award

The Church Council of Greater Seattle is honored to be awarded this year's Northwest Immigrant Rights Project's Outstanding Community Partner Award at their Evening of Justice at Wing Luke on Thursday, October 25. As NWIRP describes, “From the moment we discovered...

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Initiative Endorsements

The Church Council of Greater Seattle has taken affirmative positions on three initiatives on the November 2018 ballot: Initiative 940 would require law enforcement to receive violence de-escalation, mental-health, and first-aid training, and provide first-aid; and...

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