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Annual Assembly

Annual Assembly

Our Annual Assembly will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at Seattle First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave., Seattle 98122. We'll gather for a light supper / reception at 5:45 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall, and proceed to the Sanctuary for the worship / program at...

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Hon. Mike Lowry Fund to End Homelessness Awardees

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

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

There's still time to take action on the Public Charge rule! On October 10th, the Trump administration formally announced a proposed regulation which would significantly expand the definition of “public charge.” If implemented, this proposed rule would force thousands...

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Contract Opportunities Open Now

Contract Opportunities Open Now

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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Statement on Shooting at Tree of Life Congregation

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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Upcoming Events

Mar
8
Fri
all-day Excluded, Inside The Lines @ The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
Excluded, Inside The Lines @ The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
Mar 8 2019 – Feb 23 2020 all-day
Uncover the history of redlining and its impacts through individual stories. Beginning with the exclusion of Native people from Seattle, follow the ongoing confluence of interconnected financial, environmental, physical factors that have plagued people of[...]
May
31
Fri
all-day Warren Pope: Blood Lines Time Li... @ Northwest African American Museum
Warren Pope: Blood Lines Time Li... @ Northwest African American Museum
May 31 – Sep 8 all-day
Warren Pope: Blood Lines Time Lines Red Lines @ Northwest African American Museum | Seattle | Washington | United States
Warren Pope: Blood Lines, Time Lines, Red Lines is an abstract art exhibition that examines the historical and contemporary realities of redlining and displacement. Pope’s art explores matters of systemic inequities. With a minimalist style, Pope[...]
Aug
24
Sat
10:00 am Homeless Remembrance Project Lea... @ Mary's Place / Gethsemane Lutheran Church
Homeless Remembrance Project Lea... @ Mary's Place / Gethsemane Lutheran Church
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am
This “Leaves of Remembrance” dedication and reception is during the 10 a.m. Mary’s Place Saturday Service. Story-sharing over lunch to follow! These beloved community members will have leaves placed: Taylor Vreeland; Rose Foster; Arnette Adams;[...]
Aug
27
Tue
1:30 pm Homeless Remembrance Project Lea... @ Recovery Café
Homeless Remembrance Project Lea... @ Recovery Café
Aug 27 @ 1:30 pm
Recovery Cafe is a new leaves dedication site, inheriting nineteen leaves from the now-closed Dutch Shisler Sobering Center*, along with new Leaves for Sol Smith and Farhan Karshe. * William “Bill” Burns; Terri Bigelow; Suzanne[...]
Sep
19
Thu
5:00 pm Human Services Candidates Forum @ Seattle World School
Human Services Candidates Forum @ Seattle World School
Sep 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Human service providers raise up issues important to us, the communities we serve, and all who strive toward a just and thriving community. The forum includes the two candidates for each race in the City[...]