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On Xenophobia

The detention of Iranian-Americans – approximately 60 people from 25 households held and not free to leave after intensive questioning - at the U.S.-Canadian border at Blaine, Washington, this past weekend points to the dangerous logic of war and the intersectionality...

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,...

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...

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: ICE & Border Patrol at Redmond UMC

Earlier this week, a Facebook post from a member of Redmond United Methodist Church detailed an encounter with a person they now suspect was a US Customs & Border Patrol agent pretending they were in need of shelter, thus entering into a family shelter on church...

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...
“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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The Church Council Signs on to #ShutDownNWDC

The Church Council Signs on to #ShutDownNWDC

October 8, 2019 A society which calls itself civil, a community which pursues the common good, and people of faith who proclaim the dignity of each and every human being as a child of God deserving of dignity and respect cries out for the closing of the Northwest...

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Fall 2019 General Election

Fall 2019 General Election

Friday, October 18 is the start of Washington State’s 18-day voting period (through Election Day, Tuesday, November 5). Ballots are then mailed out and Accessible Voting Units (AVUs) are available at voting centers. Ballots must be postmarked by, or in a ballot...

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Job Posting: Immigrant Accompaniment Associate

The Church Council of Greater Seattle (CCGS) seeks a part-time accompaniment associate, proficient in English and Spanish, to play a primary role in coordinating the behind-the-scenes of the CCGS Accompaniment Hotline. The associate will be responsible for the...

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Upcoming Events

Jan
26
Sun
2:00 pm Let’s Talk about Race @ First United Methodist Church, Bellevue
Let’s Talk about Race @ First United Methodist Church, Bellevue
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm
Let's Talk about Race @ First United Methodist Church, Bellevue
Racism thrives in silence. Yet race is one of the most difficult topics to discuss in American society. With warmth and openness, renowned author and professor, Clyde Ford, leads a discussion on race in modern-day[...]
Jan
29
Wed
6:00 pm Homelessness Advocacy 101 @ University Congregational UCC
Homelessness Advocacy 101 @ University Congregational UCC
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness invites you to an engaging, fun, and inspiring Homelessness Advocacy 101 workshop to learn to speak up for smart policies and robust funding that will lead to a healthy and housed Washington.[...]
Feb
1
Sat
1:00 pm Faith Over Fear Ally Training @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Faith Over Fear Ally Training @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Feb 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Faith Over Fear Ally Training @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Join Aneelah Afzali and Pastor Terry Kyllo to learn about countering Islamophobia Download Flier Each year anti-Muslim hate groups spend over $30 million dollars to make people afraid of Islam and American Muslims. The websites,[...]
Feb
5
Wed
6:00 pm Homelessness Advocacy 101 @ Congregations for the Homeless Day Center
Homelessness Advocacy 101 @ Congregations for the Homeless Day Center
Feb 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness invites you to an engaging, fun, and inspiring Homelessness Advocacy 101 workshop to learn to speak up for smart policies and robust funding that will lead to a healthy and housed Washington.[...]
Feb
6
Thu
9:00 am Interfaith Advocacy Day @ The United Churches of Olympia
Interfaith Advocacy Day @ The United Churches of Olympia
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Faith Action Network’s Interfaith Advocacy Day brings the voices of compassion and justice to our elected leaders. Meeting with your legislators and their staff on this day is putting your faith into action! On Interfaith Advocacy[...]