John McCutcheon Concert

The Church Council of Greater Seattle invites you to John McCutcheon in Concert on Wednesday, December 17 at 7 p.m. at Seattle First United Methodist Church, 180 Denny Way, Seattle 98109.

A concert with multiple Grammy nominee singer-songwriter John McCutcheon benefiting the peace and justice work of the Church Council of Greater Seattle. Please join us to sing for peace and justice in a time of war and conflict.


Tickets are $20 general; $15 students and seniors, and can be purchased via Brown Paper Tickets.

Outreach materials:
Facebook event page
Poster (large & small)
Flier (.pdf & .jpg)
Half-pager
Postcards (.pdf & .jpg) Sample Blurbs

100th Anniversary Commemoration of the 1914 Christmas Truce

The Church Council of Greater Seattle invites you to the 100th Anniversary Commemoration of the 1914 Christmas Truce on Thursday, December 18 at 7 p.m. at University Temple United Methodist Church, 1415 NE 43rd St., Seattle 98105.

Hear stories and songs from the time, see images from the truce, and share the hope of peace. Featuring performances by folk singer and songwriter John McCutcheon and the Seattle Labor Chorus.

An interfaith and nonsectarian event. Everyone is welcome! Find more information here.

 

 

 

 



 

 

 


 

 

 





 



 


 

 


 







 

 


 

 


Peaceful March and Rally

The United Black Christian Clergy, along with the Church Council of Greater Seattle and NAACP-Seattle Chapter, invite you to a peaceful march and rally:

"Hands Up, Knees Down!"
on Saturday, December 13
at 1 p.m. March from Garfield High School, 400 23rd Ave., Seattle to a rally at Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park, 2200 Martin Luther King, Jr. Way S., Seattle.

For more information, visit the Facebook event page here.

Statement from Church Council of Greater Seattle

"How Long, O Lord?"

The grand jury decision not to charge Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for killing the unarmed young man, Michael Brown, reinforces the grief and anger that residents of Ferguson and around the nation have felt since this tragic shooting took place. Our cries ring out, not for vengeance, but for justice - for an end to the violent taking of the lives of innocent people, particularly African American men, and for the cessation of the use of unnecessary and deadly force as a substitute for responsible community policing and nonviolent alternatives to the sequence of confrontation, escalation, and loss of life.

Read the whole statement here.

 


 

 

 

 

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 


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Response to Executive Order

The Church Council of Greater Seattle joins with faith organizations across the United States in applauding the Executive Order by President Obama to provide temporary relief from deportation for millions of immigrants.

Read our statement, find links to statements from other religious organizations, details on the order from the American Immigration Council and the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and important resources from the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project here.

The Church Council will be publishing a resource guide for basic human services for immigrants in the coming weeks for use by churches and organizations throughout the area.

            

  

 

 


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