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

"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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Action Needed: Employee Hours Tax

The Seattle City Council is considering legislation creating an Employee Hours Tax that would raise $75 million for construction of and services for low-income housing and for survival services for people experiencing homelessness. This legislation reflects the...

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Upcoming Events

Dec
15
Sat
3:00 pm Music at 9th and Stewart: The Be... @ Gethsemane Lutheran Church
Music at 9th and Stewart: The Be... @ Gethsemane Lutheran Church
Dec 15 @ 3:00 pm
The Beggar Boys enliven the holiday season with their Celtic Christmas concert featuring songs and stories from the British Isles. Abigail Haynes Lennox – vocals Michael Albert – fiddle, whistles, vocals Henry Lebedinsky – bouzouki,[...]
Dec
20
Thu
7:00 pm Blue Christmas Service @ Our Redeemer's Lutheran
Blue Christmas Service @ Our Redeemer's Lutheran
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm
Our Redeemer’s Lutheran in Ballard is thinking of you during this Advent Season. Not everyone experiences joy at this time of the year. Grieving the loss of a loved one, lack of employment, or other[...]
Dec
21
Fri
4:20 pm Women in Black Candlelight Vigil... @ Begins @ Tree of Life, Victor Steinbrueck Park
Women in Black Candlelight Vigil... @ Begins @ Tree of Life, Victor Steinbrueck Park
Dec 21 @ 4:20 pm
Women in Black Candlelight Vigil for Homeless Deaths @ Begins @ Tree of Life, Victor Steinbrueck Park | Seattle | Washington | United States
WHEEL / Women in Black invite you to a candlelight vigil for all 2018 outdoor/violent homeless deaths. It will begin at sunset (4:20 p.m.) at the Tree of Life in Victor Steinbrueck Park (North of[...]