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Accompaniments Halted During “Stay at Home” Order

Hello Everyone,   As we face a time of uncertainty together, I'd like to inform you all that after careful consideration from our Accompaniment Core Team, we have decided we will not be scheduling new accompaniments during the Stay at Home Order.  We will be...

A Message From Michael & NEW COVID-19 Public Health Resources As “Stay at Home” Order Goes into Effect

We invite you to explore the online resources linked below, many of which are brand new.

Annual Assembly POSTPONED

Following the health guidelines from the State of Washington and Seattle-King County Public Health, the Church Council of Greater Seattle is postponing our Annual Assembly scheduled for March 31. On behalf of the board and staff, we look forward to rescheduling this...

Facing Uncertainty, Together

On behalf of the Church Council of Greater Seattle, thanks to you and your congregations for demonstrating loving kindness toward one another during this outbreak of novel coronavirus COVID-19.

RESOURCE: PDF Slides from “Novel Coronavirus Faith Leaders Roundtable” Webinar on March 18, 2020

After communication with our content team, we offer the update below to the question about visiting older adults.

A Message From Michael

A Message From Michael

Dear friends, To vigil means to show up, be present, fully awake, fully alive, in an anticipation of something important about to happen, whether one of celebration, a hoped-for change, or a matter of life and death. The Church Council has been holding vigils,...

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I Believe in the Difference We Make Together

I Believe in the Difference We Make Together

“When the unbearable cold hit, we called City Hall all week, to be sure there was a plan in place for 24/7 shelter for the chronically unhoused people in our community. At the 11th hour, we paid a visit to City Hall. Finally, they agreed! I am forever grateful for...

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Spread the Love This #GivingTuesday!

Spread the Love This #GivingTuesday!

#GivingTuesday falls on December 3 this year. It's a wonderful opportunity to show love to all the nonprofits making change you care about. If you'd like to make a gift to the Church Council of Greater Seattle or Youth Chaplaincy Coalition, you can find our secure...

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What is accompaniment?

What is accompaniment?

Accompaniment is the practice of walking with each other, side by side, through daily life, challenges, and moments of uncertainty. The Latin roots of the word, cum pane, mean “to share bread with.” Accompaniment is an invitation for us to practice offering our presence above and beyond our problem-solving.

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“Community Convivencia” is Coming Up!

“Community Convivencia” is Coming Up!

You are warmly invited to gather with us as a community that believes in the possible. We will come together to hear stories, share passion for this work, and to raise funds in support of the Church Council of Greater Seattle network’s grassroots immigrant & asylum-seeker accompaniment efforts.

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Upcoming Events

Apr
4
Sat
10:30 am Still Connected – Just Online: a... @ Zoom
Still Connected – Just Online: a... @ Zoom
Apr 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Still Connected - Just Online: a workshop to help you lead interactive groups on Zoom @ Zoom
Are you feeling disconnected from co-workers, community and friends? Are you at a loss about how to have a meaningful digital gathering? Team meetings, book groups, action committees, coffee klatches… even team retreats… they can[...]
Apr
5
Sun
5:00 pm F.I.R.E. Dinner Dialogue – Postp... @ East Shore Unitarian Church
F.I.R.E. Dinner Dialogue – Postp... @ East Shore Unitarian Church
Apr 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Save the Date! The next Interfaith Dinner Dialogue sponsored by Fostering Interfaith Relationships on the Eastside (FIRE) will be held on Sunday, April 5, from 5 – 8 p.m. at East Shore Unitarian Church in[...]
May
30
Sat
all-day Compassionate Listening: Healing... @ The Well at Queen Anne United Methodist
Compassionate Listening: Healing... @ The Well at Queen Anne United Methodist
May 30 – May 31 all-day
Start the summer by bringing compassion to yourself, your family and your organizations and community. We need these skills and the circle of brave and supportive space in these polarized, divisive times.   You will enjoy[...]